07/15/15 12:00pm
07/15/2015 12:00 PM
East Ends Arts education director Diane Giardi will be organizing activities at the schoolhouse building. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

East Ends Arts education director Diane Giardi will be organizing activities at the schoolhouse building. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

East End Arts is getting a new addition from way back when.

Fresh Ponds Schoolhouse, a one-room structure built in 1821, was renovated this spring by the Riverhead Town Building Department. (more…)

07/14/15 8:00pm
07/14/2015 8:00 PM
The proposed bridge will connect Riverside parkland with the downtown riverfront boardwalk. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

The proposed bridge will connect Riverside parkland with the downtown riverfront boardwalk. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

A proposed pedestrian crossing over the Peconic River, linking county parkland in Riverside to the downtown Riverhead parking lot, will cost between $3.28 million and $3.9 million, according to a feasibility study done for Southampton Town.

That’s more than double the amount the town had sought in state grants to fund construction of the project, according to Legislator Jay Schneiderman (I-Hampton Bays), who is a candidate for Southampton Town supervisor this fall.  (more…)