The federal bill to create a 11902 zip code for the hamlets of Flanders, Riverside and Northampton is contained within a much larger postal reform bill that could come up for a vote in Congress in November or December, according to Congressman Jason Chaffetz, the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (more…)
Update, Sept. 15: The Flanders man injured in Tuesday’s crash in Ridge has died, and the driver who was allegedly high on drugs at the time of the crash will face upgraded charges, authorities said. READ
Last Sunday, police said Leann Dallas was arrested by Southampton Town police after she allegedly damaged someone else’s car intentionally in Flanders.
Exactly one week later, town police arrested the Seaford woman again, this time on a charge of driving while ability impaired by drugs along Flanders Road, according to a police press release. READ
Hello, everyone! Before I start with upcoming events I would like to send a huge thank-you to Pastor Keith Indovino for Hope Day, which was a huge success! It was wonderful to see the neighborhood united, laughing and having a great time. Local resident Lauren Evers Cariello brought her pony, Bam Bam, all dressed up in rainbow colors and flowers. He was a huge hit with the kids, as were the rides, games, cotton candy and popcorn. Thank you to all the volunteers who came down and helped.
The company looking to create a similar facility on the site of the former Peconic Health and Racquet Club on Flanders Road in Flanders is hoping to get Southampton Planning Board approval by the end of August, an engineer for the applicant told the Bayview Pines Civic and Taxpayers Association last Wednesday.
Ida Crohan celebrated her “happy day” centennial on May 7 (her real birthday is May 8), with a reception hosted by her niece Kathy Konkel, granddaughter Cindee Tooker from Georgia and son Don and wife from Tennessee. Family and friends shared memories and good times. Several certificates of appreciation were presented, as well as a proclamation from Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman. An aerial photo of Ida’s Pond, the 100th named pond in Southampton Town, was presented by Trustee Eric Schultz, as well as a flag flown over the Capitol, compliments of her great-grandson David Zilnicki. Ida is the mother of three, grandmother of nine, great-grandmother of 13 and great-great-grandmother of two. They would like to thank all who attended this special day.
Hello! I hope everyone had a wonderful Mother’s Day.
I would like to congratulate Amy Wesolowski and John Perkowski on the birth of their beautiful daughter, Kinley Ann Perkowski, on April 15. She weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 17 3/4 inches long. The whole family is new to our community, so a big welcome to all.
Will one of Flanders’ most historic — yet blighted — buildings be torn down? Or will it be made into an $8 million hotel, pool and restaurant facility that could host weddings and house “less than 100″ people?
That’s the quandary facing The Brewster House. READ