Community Featured Riverside

Celebrating A New Park in Riverside

The hamlet of Riverside, along the banks of the Peconic River across from downtown Riverhead, has long suffered from lack of investment in the community, and one of the biggest things that residents have said they want is to have public access to the river that gives the community its name. This Wednesday, May 28, the neighborhood got its number one request in the Riverside Revitalization Action Plan, adopted by
Downtown Riverhead as seen from one of the three coves in the Riverside park property
Business Government Riverhead Riverside Southampton

Riverhead Has Reservations about Riverside Redevelopment as Sewer District Formation Continues

Pictured Above: Downtown Riverhead as seen from one of the three coves in the Riverside Maritime Trail Park property The Southampton Town Board will continue to hear public comments on the environmental review of its proposed Riverside sewage treatment plant in January, as the town prepares further documentation for the creation of the sewer district. The lack of a sewage treatment plant has long seen by Riverside redevelopment advocates as
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Business Government Riverhead Riverside Southampton

Riverside Revitalization Moves to the Front Burner

Pictured Above: An artist's rendering of the potential future look of Riverside. It’s been eight years this December since Southampton Town approved the Riverside Revitalization Action Plan, a broad series of zoning changes and incentives designed to bring new life to what has long been one of the most blighted and impoverished hamlets on the East End. At the time, hundreds of people turned out for public hearings and community