I have admiration for people who can take bad situations and make good out of them — making lemonade out of lemons, if you will. To me, it says a lot when people can bounce back after being knocked down, then dust themselves off and take another shot at whatever it was that knocked them down in the first place. READ
After nearly a year in the making, Southampton Town officially has a plan in place to revitalize Riverside — the area’s most economically-stressed and blighted neighborhood.
For nearly 15 years, with no success, residents in Flanders, Riverside and Northampton have campaigned for their hamlets to receive separate zip codes. READ
A Riverhead man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a felony, after he was stopped by police while driving drunk in Riverside early Saturday morning, Southampton Town police said. READ
Southampton Police arrested two Riverhead women early Thursday morning after the two — one of whom was allegedly drunk — got into an argument in a car on Lake Avenue on Riverside, police said. (more…)
Should the road connecting downtown Riverhead to the nearby traffic circle become a one-way street? READ
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…)
A mini-van carrying six people crashed into a telephone pole on Flanders Road Sunday afternoon. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
A trip home from the beach was derailed for a driver and his five passengers when a front tire blew out and the driver lost control of his minivan and crashed into a telephone pole on Flanders Road Sunday afternoon, Southampton Town police said. (more…)