Here's a look at the top stories of the past week:
Police and Fire
Stolen Car Recovered After Tanger Robbery; Search Still On For Suspect: Police have recovered a car stolen after a Tanger robbery during which an employee was allegedly tied up.
: A rash of businesses and homes burglarized in recent days.
Police Identify Driver in Deadly Riverhead Hit-And-Run: Police have identified the hit-and-run driver who allegedly struck and killed a man on East Main Street on his 50th birthday.
Cops: Little Boy Gave Carjacker A Dollar: A little boy, during a Sound Avenue carjacking, allegedly gave the thief a dollar.
Cops: 2 Charged With DWI On New Year's Eve in Riverhead: Police charged two with driving while intoxicated in Riverhead on New Year's Eve.
Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty After Allegedly Dumping Pit Bull Puppies: After abandoning and dumping two pit bull puppies, one of which died, a woman was charged with animal cruelty.
: The day after missing a Jan. 1 deadline, County Executive Steve Bellone has a new plan.
County Exec Announces Crackdown On New Year's Eve DWI Drivers: County Executive Steve Bellone announced plans to get tough with DWI drivers on New Year's Eve.
Grand Opening 2 Months Out as Work Continues at Suffolk Theater: Only two months till the Suffolk Theater is slated to open.
: Family and friends mourned Scott Wayte, who died in a hit-and-run on East Main Street in Riverhead on his 50th birthday.
Riverhead Foundation: Beached Whale Died Of Natural Causes: A beached whale that washed up in Breezy Point died of natural causes.
Bike Drive For Kids Promotes Healthy Alternatives: Riverhead Town is promoting healthy alternatives for kids.
Firearm Season Starts Monday; Deer Hunting Areas Expanded in Suffolk: Deer hunting areas have been expanded.
: Young inventors teamed up for an annual competition.
Maysonet Heading to NFL Combine Next Month: Riverhead's star head on to future glory.