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Cynthia Boyd Elected to Rockville Centre Housing Authority

Old Mill Court resident to serve two-year term.

A 15-year resident of Old Mill Court was elected to serve on the Rockville Centre Housing Authority, according to the Rockville Centre Herald.

The release on the site says:

[Cynthia] Boyd has a long-term record of advocating for the civil rights of residents. She organized a tenant’s association and served as vice president. Over the years she has been a regular at Housing Authority meetings, speaking on behalf of the tenants. After an FBI raid on the Old Mill Court complex in June 2011, which involved more than 100 law enforcement officers, Boyd led tenants in a meeting with Mayor Francis Murray to protest the “invasion” that she said frightened its children and seniors in an “overkill” operation that yielded very little in the way of illegal activity.

Boyd and other board members are working to rectify renovation and parking issues, as well as emergency access to the North Centre Avenue housing complex.

Boyd was officially installed at a Sept. 19 meeting.

kevin September 27, 2012 at 05:23 PM
“overkill” operation ?????? really? this takes the cake!!!!!!
Frank September 27, 2012 at 06:26 PM
check out this article in the herald: http://www.liherald.com/stories/Boyd-to-further-tenant-agenda-on-Rockville-Centre-Housing-Authority-board,43512?content_source=&category_id=&search_filter=boyd&event_mode=&event_ts_from=&list_type=&order_by=&order_sort=&content_class=&sub_type=&town_id= I like the commenter's quotes, specifically: "...15 years on the take... You should be ashamed of yourself...." "...Cynthia Boyd is the a great example of how our Welfare system is flawed. Why is she still a resident of Old Mill Court, a state housing complex, after 15 years? That's 15 years of subsidized housing assistance paid by NYS taxpayers. I thought the whole premise of welfare is "temporary assistance in times of true need". Is 15 years really temporary?..." And that brings up a good point: Why has Cynthia Boyd remained in state-subsidized housing for 15 years? What are the circumstances that allowed her to remain in Old Mill Court for 15 years? How many people in Old Mill Court have lived there for 5 years or more?
Frank September 28, 2012 at 03:54 PM
Does anyone have an idea how Cynthia Boyd has remained in state-subsidized housing for 15 years? Anyone?
kevin September 28, 2012 at 04:33 PM
Frank, i dont think you will be getting an answer on that question anytime soon
Frank September 28, 2012 at 05:38 PM
And that's a HUGE PROBLEM. Shouldn't someone ask that question? 15 years should've been enough time for anyone to get back on their feet and act as a responsible, contributing, member of society... I would report Cynthia to the authorities and have them ask those questions since answers aren't forthcoming.
Eddie September 30, 2012 at 06:28 PM
The raide Yielded little by way of criminal activity Cynthia? Well, if she knows of more criminal activity shouldn't she be actively communicating with law enforcement to help eradicate it? And to remove a known killer from OMC....and other drug dealers...that's never overkill...the only overkill...is the protection Cynthia and others continue to offer their criminal neighbors, sons and daughters. Well done OMC...you reap what you sow.

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