Lake Ronkonkoma Civic Organization

September LRCO Meeting - Here's what you missed...

Please join us at our monthly civic meetings, you don't need to be a member to participate (but it would be great you did become a dues-paying member).  We are back to having in-person meetings at the Sachem Library.   Please share this email with others in the community who may be interested.   If you missed the September meeting, here are just a few of the topics we discussed:
Brookhaven Town Councilman Kevin LaValle attended the meeting and provided a number of community updates including:
  • The proposed restaurant on the corner of Hawkins & Portion, and the dead Christmas tree on that property.
  • The proposed Popeye's on Portion Road.
  • A proposal off of Union Avenue to build apartments in a residential area will apparently not go forward. 
  • An update on the proposed 7-11 on the corner of Hawkins & Portion.
  • Plans for the old Chase Bank building on Portion Road.
  • The Dunkin Donuts drive-thru.
  • The Midway Crossing proposal
  • Newton's Garage parcel
  • Re-districting, i.e changes to council district boundaries in Brookhaven
  • Proposed 7-11 on the former miniature golf parcel
  • Plans for the Smithhaven Mall
  • Upcoming recycling event at the library
  • Kevin Hyms, Ronkonkoma Chamber of Commerce President, announced that the Chamber and the Civic will be holding a joint Meet the Candidates event in October, details to follows.