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NEWSDAY: East Setauket landlord could be fined $18G after deck collapse

A landlord could face up to $18,000 in fines stemming from a deck collapse last week that left two people injured during a party at an East Setauket house, Brookhaven Town officials said Tuesday.

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Deck Collapse

CBS2: 2 Injured After Deck Collapses At Long Island College Party

EAST SETAUKET, N.Y. (CBS NewYork/AP) — Authorities are investigating after an elevated wooden deck collapsed behind a Long Island home, injuring two people during a college party. Party guests were gathered at about 11 p.m. Friday under the 10-foot-high deck in East Setauket when the structure began to creak and sway, Brookhaven Town Chief Fire Marshal […]

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Deck Collapse

NEWSDAY: Pol decries East Setauket deck collapse, investigation continues

A Brookhaven councilwoman is speaking out about rentals as the town’s investigation continued into what caused the collapse of a deck holding dozens of people during an East Setauket house party.

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NEWSDAY: Student housing around SBU an ongoing problem, Romaine says

Brookhaven Town officials on Monday are to return to an East Setauket house as part of their investigation into what caused or contributed to the collapse of a deck holding dozens of people, Supervisor Ed Romaine said.

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Proposed Heritage Graduate Housing of Stony Brook

Member Update: May 21, 2016

For the past few years we have been in search of developers willing to build OFF Campus housing to help alleviate some of the influx of college boarding houses into our single family neighborhoods. One such developer, Jim Tsunis, has come forward with a proposal

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Member Update: February 12, 2016

This is food for thought regarding the ongoing fight we are having in our communities against illegal college boarding houses and other illegal rentals in our area.

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Brookhaven Town Hall

Member Update: January 5, 2016

The Spring semester will be starting on January 25th and I expect that you will start seeing students moving into the college boarding houses in our community. As always, we still hold fast to our belief that college boarding houses do not belong in our single family neighborhoods.

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Member Update: December 8, 2015

Over the past few weeks some of you have been reporting addresses of college boarding houses to us that appear to be out of compliance. Please be assured that we forward this information to the Brookhaven Law Department for review.

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Supervisor Romaine speaking during the State of the Town address.

Member Update: November 2, 2015

Last week the Town voted to give our cause yet another tool to help combat illegal housing. It has to do with the landlords not being able to use just any home inspector, but one who has credentials they would not want to put at risk.

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Ed Romaine

Member Update: October 31, 2015

Here is a letter from Supervisor Romaine who has been fighting along side of us for the past several years to combat illegal housing

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