Storm news and election results dominated the headlines this week, with President Barack Obama winning re-election on Tuesday and recovery efforts still under way from last week's hurricane.
In local political races:
- Ed Romaine (R) defeated Brian Beedenbender (D) in the race for Brookhaven Town Supervisor.
- Steve Englebright (D) defeated Deborah McKee (R) in the race for the 4th State Assembly District.
- John Flanagan (R) and Kenneth LaValle (R) were re-elected to the State Senate.
In other local headlines:
- Cops: Thief Stole Generator from Residential Driveway
- Property Company Pitches In a Month's Rent for Displaced Families
- Englebright: Consider Burying Power Lines Underground
- School District Awaits State Guidance Regarding Make-Up Days