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Opposition emerges to proposed apartments in industrial park

Apr
28
2020

Members of a Smithtown civic group said a proposal by town officials to allow apartments in the Long Island Innovation Park at Hauppauge would bring congestion and increase demands on public services like fire, police and schools. 

The proposal is of a “size and density unseen in 50 years in Smithtown, and they’re doing it in the middle of a pandemic where people are focused on keeping their families safe,” said James Bouklas, president of We Are Smithtown. 

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Voters to be mailed applications for absentee ballots for June primaries

Apr
25
2020

ALBANY – All voters will be mailed applications for absentee ballots to vote in the June primary elections in order to help avoid any threat of contracting the COVID-19 virus at polling places, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Friday...

... “Polls would be open,” Cuomo said Friday. “You have both options.”

 

The temporary order applies only through the June 23 election. That is the date of New York’s presidential primary and all federal, state and local special elections and primaries....

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Gov Cuomo: Every New Yorker To Receive A Absentee Ballot Application

Apr
24
2020

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced he will issue an Executive Order mandating that the New York State Board of Elections automatically mail every New Yorker a postage-paid application for an absentee ballot. Earlier this month, the Governor issued an Executive Order allowing all New Yorkers to vote absentee in the June 23rd primary election. Click fore more information.

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Voters to be Mailed Applications for Absentee Ballots for June Primaries

Apr
24
2020

All voters will be mailed applications for absentee ballots to vote in the June primary elections in order to help avoid any threat of contracting the COVID-19 virus at polling places, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Friday.

Cuomo said he will issue an executive order that will send the applications for absentee ballots to all voters. A voter must check the box on the existing application for “temporary illness or physical disability,” but will not be required to appear before election officials to obtain an absentee ballot. Voters would have to mail the application to their local board of election, which will then send absentee ballots to them.| read more ››

How NYers Can Vote by Absentee Ballot in the June 23 Primary

Apr
14
2020

New Yorkers looking to use absentee ballots to vote rather than going to polling places during the COVID-19 outbreak need only fill out an application for a mail-in ballot, according to the state Board of Elections.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s executive order temporarily suspends a portion of state election law. The order will allow voters to apply for absentee ballots because voting in person could make them susceptible to contracting the virus.

A voter must check the box on the existing application for “temporary illness or physical disability,” but will not be required to appear before election officials to obtain an absentee ballot.| read more ››

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