FAA Shutdown: Rep. Tim Bishop (D-Southampton), Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan and Long Island MacArthur Airport commissioner Theresa Rizzuto will hold a news conference today at noon at the airport to detail the ongoing impact of the FAA shutdown on MacArthur and to demand Congress resolve the shutdown. See Sarah Crichton’s Twitter updates @scrichton.
Weekend Festival: The three-day Escape to New York festival of music, art and food starts Friday at noon at the Shinnecock Reservation, and ends Sunday night. Friday’s headliner is poet and rock icon Patti Smith, known for the classic “Horses” album. Read Glenn Gamboa’s Twitter updates all weekend @NDmusic.
Board Works: The Southampton Town board will hold a work session Friday at 12:30 p.m. at Town Hall (116 Hampton Rd., Southampton) on town board agenda items. Check Stacey Altherr’s Twitter updates @staceyaltherr.