A 127-year-old Flanders farmhouse is drawing attention — but not for its history.
The former Samuel Griffing farmhouse on Flanders Road — a property that once housed the community’s first duck farm — is making headlines because it is being painted the colors of the American Flag. READ
A Queens man who allegedly attached a skimming device to the ATM at the Flanders 7-Eleven was arrested and linked to more than 20 incident across Long Island, Southampton Town police said. READ
The first Flanders Food Truck Festival — where visitors can get Italian food in one place and tacos just a few feet away — got underway Friday evening at Truth Community Church on Bell Avenue. READ
A local New York City Police Department officer has another reason to be considered a hero.
Peter Cybulski, 25, a Flanders resident and Riverhead High School graduate, was a first responder when a Bronx man drove his car into pedestrians Thursday in Times Square, killing one and injuring 22.
The rest areas on Flanders Road will be named in Barbara Tocci’s memory and turned into “text stops” where drivers can pull over to use their cellphones, under a proposal before county and state officials.
The beloved 47-year-old grandmother was killed Jan. 16, 2014, when a utility truck driven by a man authorities said was texting while driving crossed into her lane near Spinney Road in Flanders and struck her vehicle.
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
A witness to a fatal 2013 Flanders home invasion was unable to identify any of the intruders during testimony in the trial of the accused gunman Tuesday. READ
The ex-girlfriend of Messiah Booker, the Brentwood man who stands accused of killing Riverhead High School graduate Demitri Hampton during a 2013 home invasion, testified Wednesday that Mr. Booker told her he fired the shot that killed Mr. Hampton.