Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association officials are urging its members to speak in favor of an affordable housing project in Speonk since they believe the success of that project will determine if similar development proposed for Riverside will receive state funding.
A plan to allow third-party insurance billing for Flanders Northampton Volunteer Ambulance calls appears to have the support of the Southampton Town Board and most of the approximately 25 residents who attended a work session at Flanders Fire Department headquarters Aug. 11. READ
A $230,000 grant intended for community projects in low-income areas should go toward Riverside instead of Hampton Bays, residents of Flanders and Riverside argued to the Southampton Town Board. (more…)
Southampton Town police arrested four men, including three from Riverhead, on drug possession charges Saturday in Hampton Bays.
There will not be a carnival in Riverside this summer after all. READ
At its work session on Thursday, the Riverhead Town Board is expected to discuss Southampton Town’s request that Riverhead reserve 30,000 gallons per day of sewer district capacity for Riverside, the Southampton Town hamlet to the immediate south of Riverhead. READ
Long before there was Riverside Rediscovered, there was Dede Gotthelf.
The Southampton Inn owner and developer was one of the first — and last — developers in recent years to propose a major project in the hamlet of Riverside, which census figures indicate is among Suffolk County’s most economically distressed hamlets. READ
There is peace again in bunker-ville.
After Riverhead Town officials publicly criticized neighboring Southampton Town last week for not agreeing to contribute to the cost of removing bunker fish from the Peconic River, so as to lessen the chance of another fish kill, the Southampton Town Board on Tuesday agreed to do so.