Single-use plastics could become a thing of the past in Suffolk County.
Southampton Town officials Tuesday adopted a new code amendment that will ban plastic straws and polystyrene (Styrofoam) take-away containers at food establishments.
The new law goes into effect in May — and Suffolk County could follow suit. READ
A map of the proposed trail and amenities. (Click to enlarge)
The Southampton Town Board gave an informal go-ahead Thursday to a proposed 1.6-mile trail between Flanders Road and the Peconic River in Riverhead. (more…)
At 11 a.m. Saturday, about a hundred people began slowly walking up Old Quogue Road in Riverside, from the Galilee Church of God in Christ to the street sign at the Flanders Road intersection.
That’s where a second sign was unveiled, giving the street the honorary designation of “Pastor Roy L. Pennon, Sr. Way.” READ
Southampton Town officials are seeking the community’s input on what features should be included in the initial design phase of the proposed Riverside Maritime Trail Park.
The first round of that input will be sought at Monday’s meeting of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association, which starts at 7 p.m. in the David Crohan Community Center in Flanders. 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…)
The Southampton Town Board is planning to buy a parcel of land in the former “Flanders Drive-In” property in Riverside as a site for a new sewage treatment plant that would serve new development for the Riverside business district. (more…)
Matthew Omlor, outpatient clinical supervisor at the Long Island Center for Recovery in Hampton Bays, said he sees patients — or prospective patients — battling the stigma surrounding opioid addiction every day. READ
A construction worker accidentally hit a gas main near the Riverside traffic circle around 9 a.m. Tuesday. (more…)