Week In Review: New Leash Law Proposed For Southold

In other news of the week, a driver struck by a train in Mattituck escapes relatively unscathed.

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.


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