Week In Review: 60-Foot Beached Whale Died of Natural Causes

In other news, when his mom was faced with a carjacker, a little boy gave the man a dollar.

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.


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