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Topic - Robert Itzkow
On one side of the fence are women in habits who have taken vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. On the other, if a developer gets his way, will be women in G-strings in the business of nudity, cash and prurience.
"We contend that state law is pretty clear," he said. "That the 1,000 feet [buffer zone] applies. We've asked the village for an interim step to put a hold on the permit process and take some time to examine the state law. The village doesn't want to do it. We really want to see very concrete actions."
Mr. Itzkow said, adding that he also plans to landscape the rear of the building, which is nearest the nuns' home, with 20-foot-high trees that will shield the two establishments from each other's view.