Zombie home torn down in Central Islip

Another so-called zombie home was demolished in Central Islip today. The abandoned house was located on Prospect Street.

The abandoned house was located on Prospect Street.

The abandoned house was located on Prospect Street. (10/17/16)

CENTRAL ISLIP - Another so-called zombie home was demolished in Central Islip today.

The abandoned house was located on Prospect Street.

Officials say they are doing everything they can to remove the homes from communities.

"Across Long Island we are seeing the homes that have become not just an eye sore, but also posing a significant threat to public safety and causing a financial burden to the resources of the Town of Islip," says Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter.

The state recently gave out about $3.3 million to Long Island to deal with zombie homes. The Town of Islip received about $340,000 of that money.  

 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

Anyone with information is urged to call Nassau 1 Police: Woman robbed in East Meadow Walgreens attack
Police say 76-year-old Walter Kneibert lost control of 2 Man killed, wife injured in West Islip crash
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: (L-R) U.S. President 3 Donald Trump sworn in as 45th president of the United States
Julia Fenster, co-president of the Nassau County Chapter 4 LI residents prepare for women's marches in Washington, NYC
News 12 Long Island reporter Eileen Lehpamer was 5 LI residents among thousands present for Trump inauguration

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

A total of 76 towns, cities and villages New York to receive $13 million in 'zombie home' aid

A total of 76 towns, cities and villages will be getting money to deal with

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE