Housing Lottery: The Community Development Corporation of Long Island and Conifer Realty Llc will hold a housing lottery today at 10 a.m. at Hempstead Library (115 Nichols Ct.) to choose income-eligible tenants for Twin Oaks, a 94-unit multifamily community. Check Mikala Jamison’s updates at newsday.com.
FAA Shutdown: Rep. Tim Bishop, Rep. Steve Israel, Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan and Long Island MacArthur Airport commissioner Theresa Rizzuto will hold a news conference today at 12:30 p.m. at the airport to detail the impact of the FAA shutdown on MacArthur and to demand Congress resolve the shutdown. See Sarah Crichton’s Twitter updates @scrichton.
Weekend Festival: The Escape to New York festival of music, art and food starts tomorrow at noon at the Shinnecock Reservation and ends Sunday. Tomorrow’s headliner is poet and rock icon Patti Smith. Read Glenn Gamboa’s Twitter updates all weekend @NDmusic.