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Temporary TSA PreCheck Application Center to Open for Appointments Inside Long Island MacArthur Airport Terminal

An image showing the front of McArthur Airport Arrival/Departure pickup, busy with travellers

May 31st, 2018 – Residents of Long Island will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Long Island MacArthur Airport terminal during the week of June 11 to 15, where officials will host a temporary “pop-up” TSA Pre✓® enrollment center.

The application process allows U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to enroll directly in TSA Pre✓® - an expedited screening program that allows travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt, keep their laptop in its case and their 3-1-1 compliant liquids/gels bag in a carry-on, in select TSA airport checkpoint screening lanes. More than 200 airports participate in TSA Pre✓® nationwide and 42 airlines participate in the program.

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Supervisor, Elementary School Celebrate Mentoring

Two students stand in the park holding the painted rocks

May 31st, 2018 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter visited with the Cordello Avenue Elementary School community to celebrate the school’s Mentoring Program and picnic lunch recently. The program was established as a statewide initiative in 1984 by Matilda Cuomo, to provide one-on-one time with young students who are at a higher risk of dropping out of school.

“The children of Cordello Ave. Elementary School demonstrated incredible talent and creativity with their hand-painted rocks. It’s always a joy to spend time with the faculty, staff and children at Cordello,” said Supervisor Carpenter.

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LIRR Double Track Project - Month of June

May 31st, 2018 – During the weekends of June 2 – 4 and June 23 – 25, the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will continue ongoing track work and other construction as part of the Double Track Project between Hicksville and Ronkonkoma. This work is being performed as part of the LIRR Double Track Project which will improve service and reliability on the LIRR’s Ronkonkoma Branch and spur economic activity. It will reduce delays and enable more off peak service in both directions. See full details below.

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