Take a took back on the week's top headlines and some news you may have missed:
Former Southampton Village Police Sergeant Pleads Not Guilty to Assault
A retired Southampton Village police sergeant entered a plea of not guilty in Southampton Town Justice Court Wednesday morning to a charge of assault in the third degree, in relation to an Jan. 31 incident at a Bridgehampton restaurant and bar that put a man in the hospital.
County Road 39A to Close for 2 or 3 Nights in March
Part of County Road 39A in Southampton will be closed overnight for two or three nights in March due to roadwork.
Bill That Helps Fishermen Passes Senate
"Common sense" bill would allow commercial fishermen to catch week's worth of fish in one day.
New LIRR Fares for Southampton Commuters Begin
Locals to shell out more to ride the trains; subway fares rising as well.
Missing Sag Harbor Man Located
Sag Harbor Man Goes Missing in Manhattan
Family of 26-year-old Victor Weiss say he was last seen at Penn Station on Wednesday.
Victor Weiss Found Safe in New York City
Victor Weiss, a 26-year-old Sag Harbor man who was reported missing Thursday, has been found in New York City, according to his family.
Hattrick: 'We’ve Got to Fortify Our Beaches'
“I am alarmed as the dickens,” Southampton Village Trustee Bill Hattrick told Patch Friday, as he described his concern over the devastation another hurricane could bring to the village's oceanfront homes if preventive measures are not taken.
Officer McMahon Gets 7th Top DWI Enforcer Title in 8 Years
Southampton Village police officer recognized for having the most DWI arrests in her jurisdiction in 2012.
EPA Visits Southampton Police Firing Range
Village police chief says no violations or issues found.
Sag Harbor Restaurant Earns 'Best Burger' Award
LT Burger's specialty will be on a national menu soon.
Douglas Elliman Recognizes Top Agents in Southampton Area
Southampton office is ranked number one across Long Island and Westchester.
A Southampton man who struck a pedestrian with his 2001 GM Jimmy on Thursday and did not stop to help the victim was located later that night and arrested, Southampton Village police said.
Southampton Village police charge East Hampton woman with felony menacing.
Incident Reports: Platinum Wedding Band Among Items Missing After Burglary
Also reported to Southampton Town police, Bridgehampton man receives threatening phone calls, Water Mill man's vehicle stolen and a boat missing in Sag Harbor.
Sag Harbor Police Log: DWI Arrest on Hampton Street
East Hampton man pulled over after speeding and other traffic violations, police say.
Also among the Southampton Village arrest reports, a New York City man charged with possessing a forged instrument.
Also among the week's arrests, an expired inspection sticker leads to pot bust.
Also in the police logs, an Islip man picked up in East Hampton with hydrocodone and a suspended license.
Alexandra Styron Will Talk Memoir Writing at 'Writers Speak'
Styron is up next in Stony Brook Southampton's Writers Speak Series.
Extras Needed for Rory Culkin Film in Sag Harbor
"Gabriel" shot in Sag Harbor.
Lady Mariners Win Small Schools Title
Southampton girls basketball team play in Section XI championship game Friday
Lady Mariners Fall to Flaming Arrows in Suffolk County Final
Lady Mariners fell behind the Sachem East Flaming Arrows early on during the Suffolk County finals Friday , and could not close the deficit, ultimately losing 42-54.
Forbes: Play Top Ranked Shinnecock Hills Golf Club Without Being a Member
Shinnecock Hills Golf Club has one event per year when the public can play, Forbes reports.
Southampton Hospital Earns Environmental Recognition
The Environmental Protection Agency gave Southampton Hospital high marks.
Southampton Hospital Appoints New Director of Human Resources
Vivian F. Lee joins the hospital staff.
Bishop: Sequestration Will Hurt Vulnerable Middle Class
Congressman says if sequestration is not averted, some Long Island residents may lose government services — and their jobs.
Are Southampton Residents Concerned About the Sequester?
On March 1, budget cuts will have severe local effects, say many officials.
Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley also says cuts to work-study would hurt students from low-income families.
Sequestration Budget Cuts Data: Which NY Counties Have the Most Federal Employees?
Suffolk County accounts for more than 7,000 federal employees.
Southampton Historical Museum
Coming Up: Tour Historical Southampton Houses
Event slated for May 11 will show off some homes that highlight the area's architectural history.
WATCH: Southampton Historical Museum Does the Harlem Shake
Museum staff gets in on the Internet craze.
FEMA Extends Disaster Assistance Deadline to March 29.
Superstorm Sandy deadline moved again.