Long Island's MacArthur Airport Could Soon Get International FlightsSuffolk County and the Town of Islip are in discussions with several unnamed international airlines to bring flights to the airport, said Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, who's not yet ready to give specifics.
Report: American Airlines Loses Bid To Restore Flights Between MacArthur, D.C.American Airlines has lost its bid to restore flights between Long Island MacArthur Airport and Washington, D.C.
Islip Officials Unveil Remodeled MacArthur AirportThe airport includes a new gift and wine shop, a restaurant, an art gallery and an atrium concert hall.
Long Island Drying Out After 'Historic' Storm Dumps Record RainfallSuffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an "unprecedented'' deluge.
Pilot Dead After Small Plane Crashes In East PatchogueThe plane went down around 9 a.m. near the side of a house on Camille Lane in East Patchogue and burst into flames, authorities said.
Islip Residents Voice Concerns Over Proposed MacArthur Airport ExpansionNoise, increased traffic and pollution are the biggest concerns expressed over the expansion plan. The proposal also includes installing a tram to connect the airport to the Ronkonkoma Long Island Rail Road station.
Blind L.I. Man Says He Was Kicked Off Plane Over Guide DogThe flight was about to take off from Philadelphia heading to Long Island's MacArthur Airport when Albert Rizzi said he was confronted by a flight attendant because his guide dog wouldn't stay under his seat.
Schumer Wants MacArthur Airport To Provide International Flights"International service would be a real boom," Schumer said during a press conference Monday. "It's a win-win. International flights provide Long Islander's with direct access to popular vacation spots and it helps our local economy."
Mitt Romney Attends Fundraisers At Private Homes On Long IslandRepublican presidential nominee Mitt Romney attended two fundraisers on Long Island Thursday evening. The two fundraisers were held at private homes in Old Brookville and Muttontown.
Fighter Jets Scrambled After Small Plane Violates Airspace During Obama Conn. VisitAn investigation is underway and there is no word yet if the pilot will face charges.
Aerospace Businesses Increase Presence Near MacArthur Airport"We've seen recently within the town of Islip certain contractors, certain aerospace manufacturers actually expanding their space," Islip Town Supervisor Tom Croci told Xirinachs.
Long Island To Washington Flights To Resume SundayMore than a decade after 9/11 security fears forced the federal government to discontinue direct flights from Long Island's MacArthur Airport to Washington, DC, the service is being restored.