Melville Fire Department Cites Its Priorities on Development Proposal

The Melville Fire Department said Thursday that is considering both public safety needs and the town’s economic development while it reviews a town proposal to allow mixed-use properties in an area of Melville. Thursday morning, the Facebook posting read, “A joint statement from the Melville Read More …

Crowd Fills Auditorium for Look at Melville Plan

Many Huntington residents got their first real look Tuesday night at a plan to transform part of Melville into a vibrant area of mixed-use properties. The crowd that packed the auditorium of West Hollow Middle School Auditorium heard first from Supervisor Ed Smyth, while the Read More …

An Open Letter to the Residents of Melville

I campaigned for Supervisor (and Town Council in 2017), on a platform to stop overdevelopment. I am still committed to that platform. Overdevelopment exacerbates the daunting strain on our existing infrastructure, traffic, environment, and resources. Melville Town Center is not over developed. Melville is already Read More …

Update: PSEG Reports Outages; Trees Down Around Huntington

  About 60 customers lost power Wednesday as a rain and high winds swept through the area. There were multiple reports of trees down around Huntington, including Eaton’s Neck, Greenlawn, Centerport, Huntington, Melville, and Northport. PSEG-LI said it was investigating the outages. Outages were also 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 …

Dix Hills Residents to Discuss Proposed Townhome Development

Community organizers are meeting Monday night in their opposition to plans for townhomes in Dix Hills. They are collecting signatures in opposition to a zone change for properties that include Park Shore Day Camp, and a closed a landscape business and a flower shop, that, Read More …

Public Session Set on Melville Development Proposal

The second “listening session” on the potential development in Melville is scheduled for Thursday. Known as the Melville Employment Center, the proposal goes back to the Petrone administration, and involves land use and zoning, including office/employment uses, industrial, residential, and mixed uses and open space, Read More …

Public Session to Examine Development Proposal in Melville

The Huntington Town Board and the Long Island Association are hosting a “listening session” Thursday night on potential development of part of Melville. The session, scheduled for 6 p.m. at Bank of America, 300 Broadhollow Road, will review the “Melville Employment Center,” a proposal to Read More …