Village board under fire for not hiring military vet


Former Marine Capt. Greg Lobato applied for a job as a Sleepy Hollow police officer, but wasn't hired. (Credit: News 12)

Some Sleepy Hollow residents believe their village board is discriminating against a military veteran.

Greg Lobato, who declined to comment for this story, is a decorated Iraq War veteran and a former Marine captain. He passed the civil service exam and all other necessary criteria, but four village trustees voted in July against allowing him to join Sleepy Hollow's police force.


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