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[POLL]: TOBAY's Role in Syosset's Downtown Revival

What is the town's responsibility for improving Syosset's downtown area?

At Tuesday's , Supervisor John Venditto called a testament to the "good things that can happen when residents know their role and the Town knows their role."

Laura Schultz, of the RESIDENTS for a More Beautiful Syosset, thanked the town for their

"The road is beautiful, we're making headway with the gardening…it looks and feels better," she said. The garden was severely damaged during the Jackson Avenue Improvement Project.

Schultz and Venditto agreed the next logical step in Syosset is revitalizing the businesses of the downtown area.

How can the Town of Oyster Bay help with the revival of Syosset's downtown area? What are some of the laws, resolutions, or incentives the town should work on in the  near future? Or is it up to the businesses to get themselves back to normal? Vote in the poll below and tell us your ideas in the comments.

Ro April 19, 2012 at 07:32 PM
I agree...It's sad that Huntington has tons of places to shop & eat...same with Great Neck, Roslyn. Why not Syosset town ?
l hilden April 20, 2012 at 02:00 AM
There needs to be uniformity of all storefronts for Syosset to be considered a beautiful town.... All should resemble something similar to the small strip starting with Mims restaurant... The lighting is nostalgic there as well... Its all a matter of money and zoning but how can a town with so much wealth continue to look so dumpy????
Fran Demeo May 15, 2012 at 06:32 PM
I agree. There needs to be uniform storefronts, new sidewalks, pretty lighting and most of all, stores one wants to shop in!
Rob August 09, 2012 at 12:20 PM
"TOBAY needs to take advantage of the improving economy and make a major push toward bettering local business." Are you kidding? What improving economy. LOL
Cathy English August 10, 2012 at 01:42 PM
It is a great idea to beautify Syosset.I think that every shop should have the same awning. Right now it looks like a run down town.Please include town north of tracks in beautification.

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