The Big Duck in Flanders. (file photo)
What a gorgeous weekend we had, friends and neighbors. I hope you all had fun doing whatever it was that made you happy. Hopefully you spent the time outdoors. We mowed the lawn and washed the car and went for a ride to Greenport. It was a nice weekend. I can’t believe Memorial Day is this weekend. Where did the time go? I was rushing winter but now that it’s finally spring-like I’d like for time to slow down now. (more…)
Flanders Road was included in a $100 million resurfacing project to improve New York’s roadways that suffered the most damage this past winter, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday. (more…)
Southampton Councilwoman Christine Scalera planting herbs Saturday morning.
Local gardeners were busy at work planting herbs, vegetables, and even roses outside the David W. Crohan Community Center in Flanders Saturday morning.
The plantings marked the true start of a community garden in hamlet. (more…)
Tonya Witczak (left) and her daughter Julianna planting with Missy Weiss. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Build a rain garden, help the environment, get a reward.
It’s a simple as that.
The federal Peconic Estuary Program, which was created 20 years ago to improve water quality in the Peconics, will offer rewards of up to $500 to residents in Southold’s Hashamomuck Pond watershed area and the Reeves Bay watershed in Flanders who work to combat groundwater pollution by installing rain gardens, rain barrels or other forms of “conservation landscaping” on their properties. (more…)
With winter ending and spring arriving, Long Island residents will soon face that humid, sweltering heat that comes with every summer season.
But this summer you don’t have to be miserable in the heat.
Flanders Heating and Air Conditioning has a number of tips and products to help anyone survive this upcoming season. (more…)
A passenger in a car stopped for a traffic violation ended up being arrested Saturday with 2.5 pounds of marijuana, according to Southampton Town police.
Adelfri Calderon-Rojas, 24, of Central Islip, was a passenger in a car that was stopped for a traffic violation at 1:43 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Flanders Road and Flanders Boulevard in Flanders. (more…)
Three-year-old Christopher Ervin III of Flanders enjoying Saturday’s egg hunt. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
More than 75 eager children lined up at the Big Duck Saturday for the third annual egg hunt hosted by The Friends of the Big Duck and the Flanders-Northampton Volunteer Ambulance. (more…)
Eager egg seekers take off looking for the golden egg last year. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)
Hello, everyone! I hope you had a great couple of weeks. We’ve had some nice weather thrown in but this really has been the winter that just won’t quit. I’m looking forward to spending my mornings reading a book and drinking my tea on the deck but it’s still just a little too cold for that. Cross your fingers that these 20- to 30-degree morning temperatures end soon because I’m just about done with being cold. (more…)