MacArthur Airport development on fast-track

The plan to develop the area around MacArthur Airport and turn it into a retail and commercial hub is getting some high-powered support from the

RONKONKOMA - The plan to develop the area around MacArthur Airport and turn it into a retail and commercial hub is getting some high-powered support from the towns of Brookhaven and Islip.

The Ronkonkoma Hub project, combined with development around MacArthur Airport would, according to officials, bring in potentially hundreds, if not thousands, of jobs.

The decision by the towns of Brookhaven and Islip to steer the project from the start could fast-track its development.

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