The waiting game continues, as East Meadow residents continue to wonder will eventually arrive in the community.
Bob Fanelli, who's the Chief Operating Officer of the Sonic in North Babylon, told Patch that no decision has been made regarding Franchisee Spencer Hart's to bring Sonic to East Meadow.
"We expect to make a decision in the next few weeks," he added.
Hart to bring the popular burger joint to 1900 Hempstead Turnpike, which was formerly occupied by Rita's Ices, but his proposal by the Hempstead Town Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA).
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Hart was seeking approval for eight variance applications, including special exceptions to install a drive-thru window and use a portion of the premise for outdoor dining, as well as variances for off-street parking. Additionally, they were asking for permission to install 24 menu board signs under two proposed canopies, install a drive-thru preview menu and regular menu board and install a speaker and confirmation screen system for the drive-thru.
Reactions regarding the BZA's decision, and Hart has the right to appeal the ruling or submit a modified application.
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