Plans for the revitalization of the Riverside and Flanders area continue to take shape.
The Suffolk County Downtown Revitalization Citizens Advisory Panel recently recommended a $15,000 grant toward the construction of a walking trail through county parkland from Flanders Road, or State Route 24, to the Peconic River.
The 5.5-foot wide, 1000-foot long, walking trail would be created using permeable natural stone material.
The trail will end at the shore of the Peconic River across from the Riverhead Aquarium.
The ADA compliant trail will allow residents and visitors to access the Riverside waterfront for recreational uses.
In addition, a small sitting area with two benches will be installed to encourage passive enjoyment of the scenic surroundings along the...| read more ››