Here's a round-up of headlines that topped the past week in Riverhead.
Police & Fire
: An elderly Jamesport man was killed and his wife injured in a Riverhead accident Saturday.
Wading River Man Dies In Fatal Calverton Crash: A Wading River man lost his life in a tragic Calverton accident.
Fatal Car Accident on Flanders Road Kills Shinnecock Man: Icy roads are believed to have contributed to an accident that took the life of a member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation.
Bail Dropped to $10k in Fatal Crash Case: Bail was reduced for a man charged with driving while under the influence of methadone with his four children in the car who was involved in an accident with a cyclist that left a Brookhaven National Lab safety manager dead.
: The third incident of an armed robbery by masked, armed robbers in the Riverhead area recently.
Police Still Searching For Masked Halloween Gunmen: Police are still searching the suspects in a Halloween gas station holdup.
: A man was charged after a lengthy narcotics investigation.
Cops: Riverside Man Tried To Swallow Drugs During Bust: One man allegedly tried to swallow the narcotics when police approached.
: A Riverside woman was charged with hitting an elderly man in the head with a tire iron.
Obama Won: President Barack Obama was elected to a second term.
: After Suffolk County Legislator Ed Romaine won the race for Brookhaven Town supervisor, the search is on for candidates to fill his seat.
Romaine Wins Brookhaven Supervisor Race: Ed Romaine won the race for Brookhaven Town Supervisor.
Dan Losquadro Wins Second Term for State Assembly. Dan Losquadro will keep his seat for a second term.
LaValle Handily Defeats Senate Challenger Fleming: New York State Senator Ken LaValle bested challenger Bridger Fleming in the race.
Suffolk County Opens Warming Centers For Powerless: Suffolk County embarked on numerous initiatives to keep residents safe after Sandy and before the nor'easter.
: Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter advised residents to stay inside as the nor'easter approached.
Anthony Coates To Make Political Announcement; A big political announcement is expected Thursday.
Cross Sound Ferry Offers Free Ride Home For Connecticut Gas Seekers: The Cross Sound Ferry offered drivers fed up with gas lines a chance to go to Connecticut to fuel up -- and get the trip home for free.
: Residents were livid over LIPA's response to the hurricane and nor'easter.
: Governor Andrew Cuomo said he has had enough of LIPA.
Gas Crunch Will Last Days: As fuel supplies dried up in local stations, the gas crunch was expected to last days, with an odd/even system implemented.
Nor'easter Expected To Slam Long Island Wednesday: Residents braced for Mother Nature's wrath -- again.
Wading River Resident's Video of Rockaways Garners National Attention: One Wading River man's video garnered $30k for Superstorm Sandy relief efforts in the Rockaways from the "Katie" show.
Riverhead F.D. Collecting Goods for Shirley-Mastic Locals Hit by Sandy: The Riverhead Fire Department stepped up to lend a hand to neighbors in Mastic-Shirley hit hard by Sandy.
Long Island Aquarium Accepting Donations For Sandy Victims: The Long Island Aquarium is accepting donations.
Riverhead Free Library Collecting Donations For Sandy Victims: The Riverhead Free Library is also opening its doors to help those in need.
Baiting Hollow Boy Scout Camp Hosting Power Crew Workers: The Boy Scout camp has been housing crews helping to get the power back on.
: One woman explained what voting meant to her -- and her children.
Lower Than Usual Turnout At Pulaski Street Polling Site: Voters shared their thoughts on the issues surrounding the election.
: An outpouring of love was received as family remembered a man who died after being hit by a man charged with driving while under the influence of methadone with four kids in the car.
: Hearts opened wide to remember a man whose memory will live forever.
Gas Shortage Has No Impact On Riverhead School Buses: Schoolchildren have no worries about the gas situation affecting their ride to class.
Four-Legged Student Graduates From Riverhead High School: One canine is ready for higher education.