New York State is offering a $10 million “downtown revitalization initiative” to 10 lucky communities — and local officials are eyeing that money as a means of funding part of the sewer system needed for recent revitalization plans in Riverside to move forward. READ
The Suffolk County Legislature is set to host its first round of committee meetings on the East End in decades, according to Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski. READ
After years of feeling like they’ve been ignored, homeowners in the Riverside and Flanders area are “thrilled” to see more cops on patrol.
A Flanders teen has been arrested on three felony weapons charges and another three misdemeanors after cops caught him with a loaded handgun while arresting him on a Suffolk County warrant, according to a Southampton Town police press release. READ
Nine men were arrested late Friday and early Saturday in connection with an undercover prostitution sting conducted around the Riverside traffic circle by the Southampton Police Department, according to a police news release. READ
Southampton Town police arrested a Flanders woman for a felony DWI charge early Friday morning after allegedly driving drunk with a juvenile in the car, according to a press release. READ
An unlicensed driver from Riverhead was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident in which he had been driving drunk in Flanders early Saturday morning, according to a Southampton Town police press release. READ
On the heels of seeing one home in the area demolished at the ordering of Southampton Town — and another soon to come — members of local civic groups in Flanders, Riverside and Northampton have made a list of 15 other blighted properties they’d like to see torn down. READ