Town of Brookhaven holds public hearing on plan to redevelop Ronkonkoma hub

The plan is expected to cost $475 million. (1/9/14)

RONKONKOMA - The Town of Brookhaven held a public hearing on the latest plan to redevelop the area around the Ronkonkoma train station, known as the Ronkonkoma hub.

The plan is expected to cost $475 million.

Some opponents say there's already too much traffic in the area, but Bobby Barbone, of Nesconset, says that's part of living on Long Island.

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"It's crowded, but it's crowded everywhere," he says. "The population is growing and we need things like this. We can't help it. People are having babies. We're a growing community."

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