Southampton Town received $265,000 in federal Environmental Protection Agency grant money this week to help clean up nine specific areas in Riverside.
The funding, known as Brownfields Assessment Grants, included a community-wide petroleum grant of $174,500 and a community-wide hazardous substance grant of $90,500. READ
Plans to expand the Bridgehampton-based Children’s Museum of the East End into Riverside’s Ludlam Park took a few steps forward this week. READ
A census tract that includes Riverside, Flanders and Northampton could qualify for an Opportunity Zone designation only if Gov. Andrew Cuomo chooses it — and residents in those hamlets are doing their best to make sure he does. READ
That was quick.
Less than three days after residents went ballistic after hearing that a PSEG-Long Island subcontractor tore down an osprey’s nest off a pole on Flanders Road in Riverside, the company has installed a new pole that is specifically designed to allow for osprey nests that won’t interfere with the electric wires. READ
Saying that PSEG-Long Island subcontractors threw an active osprey nest in Riverside onto the ground after telling the state Department of Environmental Conservation that the nest was inactive, some residents are prepared to march in protest Saturday unless PSEG puts up a replacement pole for the birds. 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
The hamlets of Riverside and Flanders could benefit if Gov. Andrew Cuomo selects downtown Riverhead as an “opportunity zone.” READ
A Jamesport woman was arrested after she seemingly mistook the security booth at the Suffolk County jail for a drive-thru window at a fast food restaurant.