Join the Smithtown Democrats for our 2020 Kick-Off Luncheon
Saturday January 25th - Noon to 3pm
Old Street Pub 92 E. Main Street, Smithtown
With Special Guests
Errol Toulon Jr.
Suffolk County Sheriff
Democratic National Committee
Young Democrat/Student Pricing Added!
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A Nesconset civic group's concerns over traffic and other impacts are holding up a developer’s request for $7.5 million in Suffolk County tax breaks for a proposed 180-unit 55-and-over apartment project in the hamlet.
Developer Jim Tsunis is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Cleary School in Nesconset with members of the We Are Nesconset group, said the group’s president, James Bouklas. Board members of the county’s Industrial Development Agency suggested the meeting. IDA board members, who must approve the tax breaks, tabled the matter twice this fall but could take it up again at their Dec. 19 meeting.
Some residents in the incorporated Village of Head of the Harbor are sounding alarms, stating that the rural character of their village is about to change.
They’re accusing officials of concealing from residents for more than six months a proposed “commercial style” development plan submitted by their billionaire neighbor Robert Mercer, who helped finance the Trump 2016 campaign, Breitbart News and Cambridge Analytica, which reportedly played a role in the Brexit campaign for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.
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