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Plans for New Commack Restaurant to be Presented to Smithtown Planning Board

Smithtown Planning Board to hold a public meeting at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Senior Citizen Center.

 

Plans to build a new restaurant in Commack will go before the Smithtown Planning Board on Wednesday night. 

Smithtown Planning Board will hold a public meeting at 8 p.m. Wendnesday at the Eugene A. Cannataro Senior Citizen Center. Their agenda includes plans by P J Venture to build a restaurant in Commack. 

A representative for PJ Venture will present plans to to the planning board to build a 6,500-square-foot restaurant on the southeast corner of Crooked Hill Road and Henry Street. 

Smithtown Town officials voted unanimously to approve a request by P.J. Venture to expand the Cosentino Commerce Center on Oct. 2. The developer was given permission to expand the shopping center by 27,022-square-foot, second-story expansion. 

Planning Department staff said the expansion will utilize second-story space to leave space and open more retail stores. The shopping center already has several megaretailers including Costco, Target, Shoprite and more. 

Karen October 16, 2012 at 08:15 PM
The Town better do something to bring more business into what is becoming a depressed area. And, why, oh why, doesn't someone in the Highway Dept start "streetscaping" the roadways around Commack?! The weeds are so tall they obviscate the medians along Commack Rd., and curbs and sidewalks are covered in grass, weeds not cut, litter, etc. It's not becoming for the amount of taxes paid in town.
Frank Imburgio October 16, 2012 at 08:25 PM
PJ VEntures should be required to widen, re-pave and install traffic lights leading to this shopping center in order to accommodate any increased traffic. The feeder roads are too narrow and have poor drainage.
Andrew Alexandrovich October 17, 2012 at 12:34 AM
If they plan on expanding that area, they are going to have to first improve the dangerous intersection and install better traffic lights in the already congested area of henry St and crooked hill.
Ri October 17, 2012 at 10:56 AM
Why don't they fix that awful bus stop on crooked hill road. There is no shelter or bench fit the people waiting for the bus!! I always feel awful for them!!!!
LINANA October 17, 2012 at 12:58 PM
Perhaps they should inform the Town of Huntington (unlike when they built the shopping center) because of the impact of this increased traffic on the Huntington (Dix Hills side of Commack Rd). We get all the traffic and none of the benefits of the tax money!!!!!!
J wabnik October 17, 2012 at 05:58 PM
they really need to improve the roads around the shopping center
bob wellner October 17, 2012 at 08:12 PM
especially at the north end of crooked hill roadwhere it meets commack road

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