The thought of getting involved in local politics can be an intimidating proposition: You want to help affect positive change in Commack, but don't know where to start. That's where the comes in.
Whether it's an intersection in desperate need of a stop sign or anger over taxes, the Commack Community Association is a great resource.
The Association's website defines itself as "a non-political, community organization" whose goal is "to stimulate interest in civic affairs, promote the general welfare of the community and to protect the rights and interests of the community" in education, zoning, taxation, community, appearance and environmental concerns, social and recreational activities, and anything else of importance.
, a 30-year-plus resident of Commack, heads the Association.
Recently, the group has taken up the on Town Line Road, and banded together with Friends of Marion Carll to of the to a condominium development company.
With the 2011-12 school year about to begin, expect the Association to renew its efforts to better the community. Click here to view the group's meeting schedule once dates are announced, and fill out a membership form if you're interested in joining.
Note: Members of the public are encouraged to attend the CCA's monthly meetings
Stay tuned for #68, and if you missed #70.