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.
Parking ticket scofflaws who have been dreading to pay late fines on Southampton Town parking tickets will get some relief over the next two months. READ
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
Prosecutors will recommend that former Southampton Town Councilman Brad Bender serve between 2 and 2 1/2 years in prison when he is sentenced in June following his guilty plea for illegally distributing oxycodone, a U.S. Attorney’s Office spokesperson confirmed Tuesday. READ
Three drivers pulled over this week in separate traffic stop investigations were arrested on drug charges and various violations, according to a Southampton Town police press release issued Friday.
Southampton Town police arrested a 21-year-old woman on drug charges in Riverside last Thursday.
The Southampton Town Board voted 4-0 Tuesday afternoon to approve new “optional” zoning in Riverside, where the town has been engaged in an 18-month-long effort to revitalize the hamlet. READ