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05/24/17 2:14pm
05/24/2017 2:14 PM

The Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association (FRNCA) has won a $50,000 grant to help build the Riverside Maritime Trail Park along the Peconic River in Riverside.

The state Environmental Justice grant, aimed at “underserved communities,” will be used to hire a landscape architect to design and plan the park and to implement several wetland restoration projects along the Peconic River, according to Southampton Town.

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04/18/17 6:00am
04/18/2017 6:00 AM

When Paola Zuniga-Tellez moved from Brooklyn to the East End in 2005, she noticed a lack of information and representation for the Latino community as a whole — a sad experience, she said.

Now, Ms. Zuniga-Tellez, who was born in Mexico and came to the United States as a teenager, hopes to close that gap as a member of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association’s board of directors — the first Latina elected to the group’s board in its 18-year history.

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03/17/17 12:00pm
03/17/2017 12:00 PM

At its Monday meeting, members of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association briefly discussed a proposal to temporarily convert an overgrown lot behind Marta’s Deli on Riverleigh Avenue into a soccer field. FRNCA president Ron Fisher said Southampton Town recently spent $22,000 to clean up the site and hoped to see it used for athletics. READ

10/18/16 6:00am
10/18/2016 6:00 AM

Donna Stovall, left, is the new community organizer for The Alliance. At right is volunteer Jane Hyatt. Photo by Tim Gannon

Donna Stovall’s expansive résumé includes work for the Urban League in Brooklyn and as associate director at an upstate drop-in center for people affected by or infected with AIDS. She also started and ran her own youth programs in Schenectady, where she lived for 13 years. And most recently, she worked at Peconic Bay Medical Center, where she verified employee credentials. READ

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10/04/16 10:31am
10/04/2016 10:31 AM

Speonk

Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association officials are urging its members to speak in favor of an affordable housing project in Speonk since they believe the success of that project will determine if similar development proposed for Riverside will receive state funding.

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