Residents rallied outside the Oyster Bay Town Hall.READ MORE: Earth Day: Going Vertical In Newark, Innovative AeroFarms Grows More With Less
A developer wants to turn an old Hampton Inn into the new Jericho Family Support Center.
Residents say the project was approved in secret and in violation of zoning codes.READ MORE: MTA At Odds With NYPD Over Response To Subway Crime As More People Return To Public Transit
The town of Oyster Bay filed a temporary stop work order against the developer.
A judge approved it, but residents say it’s not enough.
“What impact studies have been done for our community, our schools, our businesses? Has anyone considered the dangerous location without walking access to supermarkets or healthy food?” said Jennifer Vartanov with the group Concerned Jericho Parents.
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