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
Backed by a trio of politicians, residents in Flanders, Riverside and Northampton continue to push back against the upcoming changes to the New York State Police Barracks in Riverside. READ
The Southampton Town Board seat left vacant after the sudden arrest and resignation of Bradley Bender last month will come down to a pair of familiar faces for a replacement. READ
It seems the requests of some Southampton Town community members have not fallen on deaf ears. READ
Frustration continues to grow in Southampton’s northwestern neighborhoods over what some perceive as indifference from town officials to a wave of crime in recent months, including two more car break-ins since last Wednesday. (more…)