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
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.
Ludlam Avenue Park in Riverside could receive up to $250,000 in funding for renovations through a portion of the state budget designated for a community project in that area of Southampton Town, officials said. READ
A $230,000 grant intended for community projects in low-income areas should go toward Riverside instead of Hampton Bays, residents of Flanders and Riverside argued to the Southampton Town Board. (more…)
There will not be a carnival in Riverside this summer after all. READ
The last time the Flanders-Riverside area had a carnival was during the 2014 Riverhead Country Fair, when rides were set up on Southampton Town parkland adjacent to the Riverside traffic circle.
An owner of the blighted Brewster House in Flanders is seeking community support to restore the dilapidated four-story structure and turn it into an inn and a restaurant.
Owners of rental housing in Southampton Town would be required to have a contract with a private garbage collector for each house they rent under a new proposal by the Southampton Town Board. READ