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Letter: Opposition to new veterans homes

The Brookhaven Town Board of Zoning Appeals is

The Brookhaven Town Board of Zoning Appeals is to hold a hearing Wednesday, March 25, 2015, on the Long Island Pine Barrens Society's challenge to an affordable housing project in Middle Island. This is town hall on Aug. 17, 2008. Credit: Newsday / Bill Davis

The fight against this much-needed, affordable apartment complex is ludicrous ["Middle Island: Housing project plan debated," News, March 27]! The developers seek to build 123 units on Middle Country Road, with half dedicated to veterans.

Opponents are worried about the endangered tiger salamander? I believe that housing for our veterans is more important.

No matter what good anyone tries to do, there are always those who oppose it. What a sad state of affairs!

Phyllis Hurd, Port Jefferson Station

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