Despite facing numerous obstacles over the years, a $5.3 million project to widen the roundabout in Riverside was completed ahead of schedule, officials said Friday.
The work started in 2017 but plans for the project began many years before that, some officials estimate as many as 15 years earlier.
Officials had expected it to be done in November or December but it was done earlier this month, with a ribbons cutting ceremony held Friday. READ
For several elected officials from Riverhead and Southampton towns, the former Howard Johnson’s that stood at the south side of the Riverside traffic circle brings back memories of yesteryear. (more…)
Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman announced Tuesday that he will seek the Democratic nod to run for Suffolk County comptroller, a position currently held by Republican John Kennedy, who, like Mr. Schneiderman, is a former Suffolk County legislator. READ
Southampton Town will formally receive $1 million in grant money from New York State to bolster two projects in Riverside, according to a press release from Southampton Town. READ
Candidates running for Southampton supervisor and town council squared off at Monday’s meeting of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association.
A ceremonial ground-breaking Tuesday kicked off the $5 million project to expand the Riverside traffic circle and turn it into a state-of the art, two-lane roundabout. READ
Three years before he became Southampton Town supervisor, Jay Schneiderman, then a county legislator, unveiled a proposal to a civic group that showed his vision for the south side of Flanders Road near the traffic circle in Riverside.
A change in guard at the Southampton Town Police Department has Flanders and Riverside residents concerned that their hamlets may be neglected during the transition. READ