Sean McLean and Siris Barrios of Renaissance Downtowns discuss plans for revitalizing Riverside at Monday’s Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association meeting. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
A private developer hired more than a year ago to help revitalize a section of Riverside has roughly a month left to deliver a final “action plan” to Southampton Town.
And while many of that plan’s details remain to be seen, the company announced Monday that it hopes help to spur development on many of the area’s blighted parcels through a simple exchange: more uses will be allowed on-site in exchange for more jobs for locals. (more…)
The Riverside traffic circle’s expansion won’t begin anytime soon. (Credit: file photo)
Thanks to understaffing at the county Department of Public Works, expansion of the Riverside traffic circle isn’t likely to begin earnest for at least another two years, according to county Legislator Jay Schneiderman (I-Montauk). (more…)
Funding for a footbridge that would connect downtown Riverhead and Riverside won’t be coming in 2015, but town officials said they hope to be able to pay for the project next year. (more…)
Siris Barrios, community liaison for Renaissance Downtown Riverside Rediscovered in her office on Peconic Avenue. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
In late 2013, the Southampton Town Board hired a private firm as master developer to take the lead in revitalizing the downtrodden hamlet of Riverside. (more…)
A Flanders man told police he was robbed at knifepoint on Flanders Road in Flanders last Thursday at 6:27 p.m., according to a report.
Police said the victim gave up $200 in cash and that the suspect fled on foot in a westbound direction.
No one was injured in the encounter, according to police, who did not release a description of the suspect. (more…)
The Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Riverside. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Officials at the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Riverside confirmed they are investigating the recent death of an inmate who committed suicide in his cell by hanging himself.
Scott Yarwood, 34, of Wantagh died Dec. 3 at Stony Brook University Hospital, said chief deputy sheriff Michael Sharkey. (more…)
A Hampton Bays man said he was attacked by two men, one of whom had a handgun, in a home on Ludlam Avenue in Riverside Saturday evening, Southampton Town police said. (more…)
The Valero is located at the northern portion of the traffic circle. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
A man who was denied cigars because he didn’t have proof of his age was arrested after he then went outside and kicked the careful clerk’s car in retaliation, damaging the car, Southampton Town police said. (more…)