11/11/14 7:25am
11/11/2014 7:25 AM

A Middle Island man was arrested on a drug charge early this morning after police said he was pulled over while driving on Flanders Road in Riverside.

According to Southampton Police, 33-year-old Sean Harney was driving around 2:45 a.m. when police pulled him over for a traffic infraction. Police reportedly found that he was in possession of heroin soon after.

He was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, and processed and released on bail for a future appearance date.

11/09/14 10:00am
11/09/2014 10:00 AM
New stores like Costco have increased Riverhead's assessed value, which could increase the school tax. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

New stores like Costco have increased Riverhead’s assessed value, which could increase the school tax. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

The annual swing of school taxes from the Riverhead Town portion of the Riverhead School District to Southampton Town has hit the people in Flanders, Riverside and Northampton pretty hard in the past.  But this year, the Southampton Town portion of the district will be getting a break.

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11/05/14 6:00am
11/05/2014 6:00 AM
A show of hands on Monday night for 'Riverside Rediscovered,' the name of the project to revitalize the hamlet. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

Residents chose the name ‘Riverside Rediscovered’ for the project to revitalize the hamlet. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

Riverside Rediscovered will host a community asset and safety mapping meeting Thursday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. at Phillips Avenue Elementary School.

Attendees are encouraged to discuss solutions and suggestions to help revitalize the Riverside area. Appetizers will be served. Transportation and child care are available.

For more information, contact Siris Barrios, 323-868-2456, 631-591-3926 siris@riversiderediscovered.com or visit riversiderediscovered.com or facebook.com/riversiderediscovered.

10/06/14 10:00am
10/06/2014 10:00 AM
Bob Summerlin of Northampton speaks at last Wednesday's "Riverside Rediscovered" meeting, where residents were asked to identify what type of things they feel Riverside needs. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

Bob Summerlin of Northampton speaks at last Wednesday’s “Riverside Rediscovered” meeting, where residents were asked to identify what type of things they feel Riverside needs. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

About eight years ago, Southampton Town officials held a meeting in the Phillips Avenue school on a proposal to revitalize Riverside through the creation of a new Main Street business area, and people at the meeting were asked to break into groups to discuss what type of things they feel Riverside needs.  (more…)