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A former mayor of Lindenhurst resigned from her post as chief of staff to Town of Islip Supervisor Tom Croci this week.
Lynda Distler handed in her letter of resignation to the town on Tuesday, according to Inez Birbiglia, spokeswoman for the Town of Islip.
Distler, who earned a salary of $85,000, was appointed to her role by Croci at the start of his first term in 2012. Croci, who is...Read more »
The Village of Lindenhurst Tuesday night passed its proposed budget that includes an 8.2 percent tax increase.
Board member Michael Lavorata, who was appointed deputy mayor during the meeting, said that while “no one wants to do this,” the tax increase was necessary “to maintain the services” that the village provides.
Officials blamed the increase on a 1 percent drop in assessed value,...Read more »