The bathroom building at the Wildwood Lake Bathing Beach Park in Northampton was covered in gang graffiti tags and obscenities aimed at the police last week, raising questions as to whether there is gang activity in that area. READ
Being sentenced to jail is obviously a horrible experience.
But sometimes, being released from jail isn’t a great experience either.
That’s one reason a group of volunteers led by Kyle Braunskill of Flanders has been working both inside and outside the jails with people who have been released and now find it challenging to fit back in with the outside world. READ
The Flanders Northampton Volunteer Ambulance Corps last month quietly began billing the insurance companies of people who needed ambulance service. READ
In just the last year, Ron Fisher has served as both president of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association and as a member of the Riverhead Board of Education. As if that weren’t enough, he’s also supported groups including SEPA Mujer, which seeks to empower immigrant Latinas on Long Island; Head Start, a nonprofit preschool program for 3- to 5-year-olds from needy families; and the Butterfly Effect Project, which mentors underprivileged young women. READ
Members of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association raised concerns Monday about tax abatements issued by Riverhead Town’s Industrial Development Agency for businesses in the Riverhead School District, which incorporates the three Southampton Town hamlets as well as a portion of Brookhaven Town.
Candidates running for Southampton supervisor and town council squared off at Monday’s meeting of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association.