Letter: Opposition to Melville Proposal Relies on Backward Thinking

It’s hard to stay quiet when some policy makers and former elected officials are trying to sabotage a great economic development plan in the Town of Huntington that has been talked about for over a decade. To read the argument that we should keep unused Read More …

Board OKs Melville Hearings, but Lupinacci Splits in Opposition

The Huntington Town Board voted Wednesday night to approve three public hearings on the proposed Melville Town Center but only after a lengthy statement in opposition from Councilwoman Brooke Lupinacci. Councilman David Bennardo was absent, producing a vote of 3-1 in support of the public Read More …

Age 55+ Housing Units Available Through Lottery

Five new housing units are available through a lottery to people ages 55 and up. Applications for the units at Stoneridge Estates became available last week. The lottery drawing will be held May 1. The five units are two-bedroom two-bathroom, at either $312,625  or $468,875. Read More …

Town Board Calls Special Meeting on Melville Resolutions

The Huntington Town Board has called a special meeting for Wednesday to consider changes in resolutions related to the creation of the Melville Overlay District. The meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. at Huntington Town Hall and is open to the public. The Melville proposal Read More …

Claim That Town ‘Could’ Build 40,000 Apartments Isn’t in Town Plans

A Nassau County newspaper’s headline and article that projected that Town “could” add 40,000 apartments in Melville triggered anti-development groups this week. The number is based on possibilities under zoning rules, not actual plans. Supervisor Ed Smyth said no such number was contemplated in a Read More …

Application Withdrawn on Northport Project

A request involving a plan to convert a shopping center and office space in Northport has been withdrawn from Thursday’s Zoning Board of Appeals meeting. North Fort LLC wants to convert the space at 1015-1019 Fort Salong Road to a mixed-use building with 19 residential Read More …