A nearly 18-month investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has led to the arrest of two local men for regularly selling firearms out of a car in Flanders, according to federal records unsealed in the Eastern District Court of New York last week. READ
Three area projects were recipients of Suffolk County’s Downtown Revitalization grants this week.
Over $500,000 in total was given to 11 downtown areas throughout the county. (more…)
The Flanders Fire Department celebrated its 70th anniversary with a parade down Flanders Road on a beautiful afternoon Saturday. READ
Back in 2016, the owners of the Brewster House in Flanders unveiled an $8 million plan to turn the nearly 140-year-old structure into a hotel with “less than 100 rooms,” a restaurant, a pool and an on-site sewage treatment plant. READ
A dilapidated house on a Flanders canal, with rats and other animals living inside, as well as a failing bulkhead, is slated to be demolished, according to Southampton Town officials.
The Town Board voted to raze the building at 215 Longneck Blvd. following a public hearing on July 10. READ
Riverhead Little League is hoping to use the field at Iron Point Park in Flanders in the future, according to Jeremy Savio, the league’s president.
The Iron Point field had been the home of Flanders Little League until that league was folded into Riverhead’s in 2014 due to lack of participation. READ
The Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association is considering hosting a second food truck festival this year after rain washed out most of the three-day festival last month. READ
A Florida man was arrested in Flanders Sunday after he was found sleeping in a vehicle that had been reported stolen, Southampton Town police said. (more…)