A number of community groups raised more than $2,000 to buy play equipment and art supplies for the Long Island Head Start on Flanders Road in Riverside.
The equipment and supplies — including tricycles, bike helmets, basketballs, footballs and soccer balls, art supplies and a small house with a sliding board — were presented to students Friday morning.
Southampton Town police in conjunction with the New York State Liquor Authority conducted an SLA operation Saturday as part of an initiative to combat underage drinking near college campuses. READ
A ceremonial ground-breaking Tuesday kicked off the $5 million project to expand the Riverside traffic circle and turn it into a state-of the art, two-lane roundabout. READ
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.
Three people were rescued from an elevator Friday morning at the East End Veterans Clinic on Center Drive in Riverside after they were trapped for about 30 minutes, authorities at the scene said.
Children’s Museum of the East End has received a $10,000 grant from Bridgehampton National Bank to help the organization continue bringing its programs to Riverside.
Hooking up Riverside to Riverhead Town’s sewer district could be a “win-win” for the towns, according to Supervisor Sean Walter.
The New York State Department of Transportation has concluded that a crosswalk on Flanders Road in Riverside — where three people have been struck, and one of them killed, by cars since 2014 — is not an accident-prone area. READ