The bathroom building at the Wildwood Lake Bathing Beach Park in Northampton was covered in gang graffiti tags and obscenities aimed at the police last week, raising questions as to whether there is gang activity in that area. READ
Being sentenced to jail is obviously a horrible experience.
But sometimes, being released from jail isn’t a great experience either.
That’s one reason a group of volunteers led by Kyle Braunskill of Flanders has been working both inside and outside the jails with people who have been released and now find it challenging to fit back in with the outside world. READ
Rex Farr stepped down as president of the Greater Calverton Civic Association at the end of December, after 18 years.
His replacement? No one. READ
In just the last year, Ron Fisher has served as both president of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association and as a member of the Riverhead Board of Education. As if that weren’t enough, he’s also supported groups including SEPA Mujer, which seeks to empower immigrant Latinas on Long Island; Head Start, a nonprofit preschool program for 3- to 5-year-olds from needy families; and the Butterfly Effect Project, which mentors underprivileged young women. READ
The Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association will host a weekend-long food truck festival, along with community activities organized by other local groups, later this month. READ
At its Monday meeting, members of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association briefly discussed a proposal to temporarily convert an overgrown lot behind Marta’s Deli on Riverleigh Avenue into a soccer field. FRNCA president Ron Fisher said Southampton Town recently spent $22,000 to clean up the site and hoped to see it used for athletics. READ
The Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association is planning a carnival at Southampton Town’s Ludlam Avenue Park in Riverside. READ