GREAT NECK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Officials in Great Neck don’t want you airing out your dirty laundry – or clean laundry for that matter.
WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs On The StoryREAD MORE: Man Stabbed Aboard 'A' Train Subway In Brooklyn
The village board has banned the hanging of laundry on front lawns, making it a violation punishable by up to $1,000 and 15 days in jail.
Some residents say they never realized it was a problem.READ MORE: Fugitive Christopher Buggs Captured After Being Mistakenly Released From Rikers Island In March
“The whole time I’ve been here, I’ve never seen that. That’s a surprise,” said Martha Curtis.
But village officials say it was becoming a problem, and next they’ll take up another growing problem – living room couches on front porches.
“I’ve never seen couches on front porches,” Curtis told WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs. “This is funny to me.”MORE NEWS: Caught On Video: Sucker Punch Assault, Robbery In Queens
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