OAKDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The decision to sell Dowling College‘s two campuses has some Oakdale residents concerned about what might come next.
Paul Sanchez told WCBS 880’s Mike Xirinachs that he worries mostly about the impact condos or multiple-family housing could have on the quaint community.READ MORE: Viral Video Shows Unmasked NYPD Officer Pushing Masked Commuter Out Of Subway Station
“Road traffic — there aren’t many roads here, they’re narrow, all these roads are tiny. That’s going to cause a lot of congestion,” he said.READ MORE: Hip-Hop Improv Show 'Freestyle Love Supreme' Returns To Broadway
Another resident said it will be OK, as long as it’s not a casino.
But most, like Sanchez, said they hope the school will reopen.MORE NEWS: Eligible New Jersey Residents Urged To Get COVID Booster Shot
“That would be the best thing,” he said.