Coram Civic Association

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 Saturday, Aug 26th - Tables Available!




 And for the kids, face painting and a children's book author on site!

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  Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot Concert
 Postponed Due to Inclement Weather 
 


ROCKY POINT, NY – Due to the predicted forecast of scattered thunderstorms, the Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot concert to be held at St. Anthony of Padua Church in downtown Rocky Point was postponed. The concert originally scheduled for Tuesday, August 15th at 7:00pm, will be postponed until Monday, August 28th at 7:00 PM.

For more information, please contact Legislator Anker’s office
at 631-854-1600.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Ballot Question No. 1:
Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?
 
Residents in November will vote on a statewide referendum to hold a convention to make changes to the New York State Constitution. The state constitution mandates that every 20 years voters get the opportunity to cast ballots on holding a convention. “If the public votes for a convention it’s because the public wants change,” said Evan Davis, manager of the Committee for a Constitutional Convention. For example, Davis said convention delegates could create a commission to sanction lawmakers for official misconduct; more fairly disburse state education funds; and prevent judges from being chosen by political party bosses. State lawmakers and [public] labor unions all oppose a convention. This is quite an interesting and high impact subject that mostly no one knows much about. 
 
Going forward, your Coram Civic will be providing their members with as much background info as we can in an effort to assist you with making an informed decision on the November ballot. 
 


In 1997, 40.3% of the people who actually went to the polls to vote DID NOT CAST A VOTE either yea or nay on the Ballot Question No. 1: Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same? The reason why is simply that the majority of folks had absolutely no idea what the question even referred to! Since this question is only put before the NYS electorate every 20 years (locusts come around more often!), we feel an obligation to our membership to provide you with as much info as possible in order for you to make an informed choice on November 7th! 
 
Going forward, we shall do just that. Keep visiting our site for up-to-date info as it becomes available on the subject of CON-CON; the NYS Constitutional Convention. Special interest groups will be spending untold dollars marketing their positions on this question prior to the ballot. We will make every effort to remain as bi-partisan as possible in providing you with the factual info.

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BROOKHAVEN gets top S&P credit rating NEWSDAY; Apr 5, 2017
Standard & Poor’s has reaffirmed Brookhaven’s AAA credit rating--the highest designation the financial agency issues--citing the town’s strong fiscal position and commitment…read article
Thank you!... to Brookhaven Town Supervisor Edward P. Romaine, and our local representatives Councilman Michael Loguercio, Councilwoman Jane Bonner, and Councilwoman Valerie Cartright along with the entire Brookhaven Town Council and Highway Superintendent Dan Losquadro for your collective fiscal prowess! 
 

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Your Coram Civic Associationproudly supports...
                   
...for more information, Longwood Blessings in a Backpack
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The Longwood Central School District and the Coram civic Association wants to join with you to "Stand Up Against Bullying!". For more information...
                                                   Click here! 
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Our website is intended to provide the people of Coram with a centralized place to access all the current happenings in the community affecting them. Our goal is to provide you with the history of Coram as well as to keep you informed and invite you to become an active member of the community so you can influence the plans being made by your officials before the decisions are made! Please check out the tabs on the left side of this page for further information in areas of interest.

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DISCLAIMER: Coram Civic offers this information to the community as a public service only. It is not intended to imply support for or against any particular organization, group, political party, concept or opinion. It is recommended that the community members perform due diligence to verify and validate any and all information before making personal decisions.