Commack Community Association

Achieving road repairs; walkable sidewalks;Partnering with the Seven Cents club to  clean Crooked Hill rd.  
 Working to convert the  school owned Marion Carll property on Commack rd. to a community center;
Keeping in touch  with local government officials .
COde red is an emergency telephone notification system for declared local emergencies.
To sign up : access the newly revamped Suffolk county website.

Our guest speaker ,from the New York  Attorney General's office spoke about the 4 most prevalent scams;  the IRS scam;  the Grandma scam ; the Pseg scam and the roving contractors scam.  We were reminded  that the IRS will never call you on the telephone. All contact with the taxpayer is in writing.

The grandma scam involves a call from an imposter  claiming to be your distressed grandchild  who has  been arrested or fallen ill  and of course they need cash, sent immediately , to solve the crisis.

The Attorney General's office is alerting bank employees and retail store cashiers ' to question   senior citizens who are  suddenly withdrawing   large sums of  cash or purchasing  large  amounts of gift cards; in order  to thwart any  possibility that the seniors are being tricked into  paying scammers . Grandparents  who receive these cruel  phone calls should always call their children or text  grandchildren to verify their whereabouts. The scammers script tell the grandparent to keep this matter private so they will not verify information that would expose the scammers.

The pseg scam diverts your attention  so an accomplice can  enter your house. Call the utility's' customer service to see if they have dispatched workers to your house for a real purpose.

New NY State laws:. The NY State Legislature will resume session in January 2018 .Our  legislature  only meets for 6 months a year and ends  sessions in July .

    • ON January 1, 2018 the Paid Family leave programs provides up to 8 weeks of  paid time off for private sector workers to care for a close relative or newborn .
    • In 2018, The age of consent to marry was raised to Seventeen from Sixteen. Bill A5524B  was signed by the GOVENOR in  June 2017.
    •  The Move Over law now includes any  volunteer service   vehicles displaying a  blue or green light on their way to or already  helping a roadside emergency. -- S7938
    • to follow  USA congressional bills/actions