On the heels of seeing one home in the area demolished at the ordering of Southampton Town — and another soon to come — members of local civic groups in Flanders, Riverside and Northampton have made a list of 15 other blighted properties they’d like to see torn down. READ
A 37-year-old Riverside man and a 39-year-old Southampton woman were arrested in separate incidents in the Flanders-Riverside area this week for driving without a license, Southampton Town police said. The arrests occurred a little more than an hour apart Tuesday. READ
Riverside, Flanders and Northampton residents had a rough stretch at the end of 2015.
Car after car was vandalized across the area — over 60 break-ins ended up being reported. An armed robbery occurred at a home. Someone was even shot and killed on the street in Riverside. An informal night watch was formed as frightened residents appealed to the town for help. READ
Southampton Town police arrested a West Babylon man on a drug charge in Flanders on Sunday. READ
A West Babylon man was arrested on drug charges early Sunday morning after he was observed throwing a crack pipe out of a car window in Flanders, Southampton Town police said. READ
Three local store clerks were arrested Tuesday during an underage drinker enforcement operation carries out by State Police in Riverside. READ
The wet snow and high winds took their toll early on, as two separate outages affecting nearly 400 people each were quickly fixed by PSEG-LI. READ