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Makeover for Ludlam Avenue Park facilities will soon be underway

The Riverside park will see new bleachers, re-netting of existing soccer goal post frames and new lines drawn for the two existing baseball fields, turning it into one multi-purpose field. Work is scheduled to get underway this month.

Legislative effort for new zip code renewed in 115th Congress: Zeldin

A new separate zip code for Flanders, Riverside and Northampton is part of the 2017 version of the Postal Service Reform Act, which was introduced in the House by Utah Republican Jason Chaffetz, who visited Flanders with Rep. Zeldin in September.

Legislation to create new zip code for Flanders, Riverside and Northampton set for a vote in House tomorrow: Zeldin

A new bill that would create a separate zip code for the hamlets of Flanders, Riverside and Southampton is expected to be passed by the House tomorrow.

Zeldin brings chairman of House committee that oversees postal service to Flanders for meeting on zip code request

The chairman of the House committee that oversees the U.S. Postal Service came to Flanders yesterday at the request of Rep. Lee Zeldin to assure residents that he will work to get the area its own zip code, something they've sought for more than 15 years.

Riverside summer carnival plans shelved; organizer says it will be pursued for 2017

Plans for a carnival in Riverside have been shelved. "...We just couldn't get all of our ducks in a row in time," organizers said.

Frustrated by postal service, Zeldin tries legislative approach for Flanders, Riverside and Northampton zip code

Rep. Lee Zeldin responded to the U.S. Postal Service's rejection of his request for a new zip code for the tri-hamlet area in the northwest corner of Southampton Town by seeking a legislative mandate, inserting a provision in the postal service reform act pending in the House that will require it.

Supporting families, building community: ‘Hope Day’ comes to Flanders-Riverside

Hope Day, now in its fifth year, was held simultaneously at 19 sites across Long Island, NYC and New Jersey, with Flanders being one of four sites in Suffolk.

Vandals strike Flanders-Riverside holiday displays at busy intersection

Flanders and Riverside residents took another sharp slap in the face this week: Vandals struck the community’s holiday displays. Not once, but twice.

Southampton police bring new charges in Flanders/Riverside vehicle break-ins

Police have brought additional charges against a man previously charged in the rash of vehicle break-ins in Riverside and Flanders. They also arrested another man who they said was observed "casing cars" in Flanders.

Flanders-Riverside residents pack Town Hall to demand more police presence; supervisor announces additional patrols

On a day that saw the arrest of a sitting town councilman on drug trafficking charges, residents of Flanders and Riverside packed the Southampton Town Board meeting room to demand more police presence to fight drug-related crime in their neighborhoods. Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst announced a deal with the town police union that she said would put two steady, full-time patrol units in the area beginning in January.