Neighbors concerned about new homeless shelter coming to Bay Shore

The homeless shelter is being run by the United Veterans Beacon House, which provides temporary and permanent housing to U.S. military veterans.

News 12 Staff

Oct 13, 2023, 1:12 AM

Updated 182 days ago

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The Town of Islip also was upset about the lack of communication given to the community.
Some Bay Shore residents are frustrated that they were not informed that the Travelodge motel would be converted into a local homeless shelter.
They say they are concerned about their safety and security.
The homeless shelter is being run by the United Veterans Beacon House, which provides temporary and permanent housing to U.S. military veterans.
The Town of Islip also was upset about the lack of communication given to the community.
Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter says she wants to ensure proper zoning laws are followed. She says a recent fire inspection found some troubling violations at the newly run homeless shelter.


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