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Smithtown board to vote tonight on Patrick Vecchio, Lynne Nowick terms

Smithtown Town Supervisor Patrick R. Vecchio sits in

(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Smithtown town board members plan to vote tonight on a resolution needed for state legislation allowing Supervisor Patrick R. Vecchio and Councilwoman Lynne C. Nowick to serve their full, four-year elected terms instead of having to run for office again in November.

State Sen. John Flanagan (R-East Northport) and Assemb. Michael Fitzpatrick (R-St. James) introduced the bill earlier this month...

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Mastic Beach parking code change aims to help businesses

Town Hall in the Village of Mastic Beach

(Credit: Carl Corry)

Vehicles will no longer be allowed to park for more than two hours on Neighborhood Road in downtown Mastic Beach.

The Mastic Beach Village board of trustees unanimously passed a resolution 5-0 Tuesday night to amend the parking code. Mayor Bill Biondi said many business owners on Neighborhood Road have complained about vehicles parking for hours and, in some cases, all day, denying customers...

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Westbury votes to end property search tip-offs

The Welcome to Westbury sign.

(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Westbury officials have amended village law to no longer require sending suspected code violators mail alerting them the village plans to seek a court-issued search warrant for their property.

The board on Thursday voted 5-0 to end the requirement, which Mayor Peter Cavallaro argued essentially alerts code violators that an investigation is underway.

Village officials usually seek permission...

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