Ida Crohan celebrated her “happy day” centennial on May 7 (her real birthday is May 8), with a reception hosted by her niece Kathy Konkel, granddaughter Cindee Tooker from Georgia and son Don and wife from Tennessee. Family and friends shared memories and good times. Several certificates of appreciation were presented, as well as a proclamation from Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman. An aerial photo of Ida’s Pond, the 100th named pond in Southampton Town, was presented by Trustee Eric Schultz, as well as a flag flown over the Capitol, compliments of her great-grandson David Zilnicki. Ida is the mother of three, grandmother of nine, great-grandmother of 13 and great-great-grandmother of two. They would like to thank all who attended this special day.
The Riverhead Town Board discussed at its Thursday work session whether to seek a $10 million state grant for downtown Riverhead on its own or jointly with Southampton Town, which is seeking the same funding in order to create a sewer district in Riverside.
A previous dispute between a mother and daughter and a Riverhead woman took a violent turn last month when the mother and daughter reportedly ran down the woman with a minivan in Riverside, then teamed up to beat her with a baseball bat and prevent onlookers from intervening, according to Southampton Town police. READ
Riverhead Town officials are debating whether to submit an independent application for a $10 million state grant or apply jointly with Southampton Town. READ
Two people were arrested on drug charges during separate investigations last week in Riverside, according to a Southampton Town police press release.
Hello! I hope everyone had a wonderful Mother’s Day.
I would like to congratulate Amy Wesolowski and John Perkowski on the birth of their beautiful daughter, Kinley Ann Perkowski, on April 15. She weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 17 3/4 inches long. The whole family is new to our community, so a big welcome to all.
The ongoing Riverside revitalization efforts and a planned indoor gym in Northampton will add up to more work for members of the Flanders Northampton Volunteer Ambulance Company.
“We’re going to be the busiest ambulance company in town,” said Ron Hintze, a longtime board of director. READ
Change has been happening fast on both sides of the Peconic River in recent years — and more is on the way. READ