Here's a look at the top headlines from the past week on the North Fork.
Police and Fire
Driver Struck By LIRR Train in Mattituck Escapes With Minor Injuries: A driver hit by a train in Mattituck survived with minor injuries.
: Southold charge a man with aggravated driving while intoxicated.
Police: Centereach Man Charged With Mattituck Burglary: A man was charged with a felony after allegedly entering a woman's home illegally.
Proposed Legislation Calls For Leash Law in Southold: Dogs in Southold Town might soon have to be leashed on public property.
Town Board Slated To Appoint Jim Dinizio To Fill Krupski's Seat: Jim Dinizio was appointed to fill Al Krupski's Southold Town board seat.
New Cell Tower In Sight For Southold: A new cell tower could be coming to Traveler Street.
: The Southold Town board is considering an initiative to protect area waterways.
New Federal Program Could Mitigate Future Storm Damage in Southold: A new federal program aims to be proactive against future storm damage and costs.
Russell Asks Residents To Keep Travel To A Minimum: After last weekend's blizzard, the town supervisor urged residents to use caution on area roads.
Russell: County’s 10 Towns Need to Come Together on Garbage: The town supervisor calls for collaboration in tackling trash issues.
: Three candidates have thrown their hats into the ring for the Greenport Village Board election.
: Fred Fiedler died while outside in the snow after last week's blizzard.
New Dugouts To Be Provided By Hamptons Collegiate Baseball: New dugouts are coming to Southold.
: Area experts speak out on escalating heroin use.
Workers Displaced By Sandy Struggling to Survive: Community Action of Southold Town held a fundraiser to help those in need.
Mattituck Church Deacon Calls Pope’s Resignation Courageous: Local religious leaders reacted after the Pope's announcement.