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Week in Review: Bishop, LaValle Win Re-Election; Sea Crest Catches Fire

Also: Fire marshal says gas heater caused Wainscott fire.

Here are some of the headlines from the past week:

Superstorm Sandy Coverage Continues:

  • Strong Showing for Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert
  • Bellone Cuts Ties with LIPA HQ
  • How Do You Grade LIPA's Performance in East Hampton Town?
  • LIPA Union: Workers Not Turned Away
  • LIPA Worker Receives Electrical Jolt
  • FEMA Arrives Friday

Other Big News

 Odd-Even Gas Rationing Begins Friday: Policy is meant to address continuing gas shortage following Hurricane Sandy.

Nor'easter Causes Outages in Sag Harbor: Meanwhile, power seems to be coming back on for some in East Hampton.

: Bruce Beyer saves a woman from drowning as village preps for hurricane.

Election

: Multiple news organizations call the race for President Barack Obama.

First-Time and Tested Voters Hit the Polls in East Hampton: Woes from Sandy didn't keep voters from casting their ballots.

Assemblyman Fred Thiele Earns 9th Term in Office: Assemblyman said he will continue to work to reduce taxes.

LaValle Handily Defeats Senate Challenger Fleming: Incumbent senator earns 19th term in Albany.

Bishop Defeats Altschuler in Rematch: In New York's First Congressional District, Rep. Tim Bishop defeated Randy Altschuler in a rematch of 2010.

Gillibrand Wins; Heads Into First Full Term: New York's Junior Senator, as expected, bests attorney Wendy Long.

Crime

2 DWI Charges Within 4 Days for East Hampton Man: Police said an East Hampton man was driving his car drunk just days after being involved in a car accident – while driving drunk.

Fire

PHOTOS- Firefighters Make 'Quick Stop' on Amagansett Fire: At least four units at the Sea Crest resort were damaged, but several others spared.

Fire Damages At Least 4 Condos at Sea Crest: Four fire departments fight blaze on Wednesday morning; one firefighter taken to hospital.

Fire Marshal: Gas Heater Sparked Wainscott House Fire: Unclear whether fire started before or after gas heater detached from wall.

Sag Harbor Ambulance Headed to Queens: Broad Channel Fire Department lost its fleet during Hurricane Sandy, so Sag Harbor will donate an old ambulance.

Volunteers in the News

: In honor of Veterans Day on Sunday, show us the veteran in your life.

Dr. Frank Kestler to Return Home From Afghanistan on Thursday: Local dentist and military reserve officer to receive welcome-home party on Shelter Island.

 


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