Democratic Representative Tim Bishop won a decisive victory in his Congressional rematch with Randy Altschuler. Unofficial results Wednesday morning had him leading Mr. Altschuler by more than 11,000 votes.
As many as 900 workers from around the country will be working to get electricity restored in Suffolk County and will sleep "ship style," three-high in large trailers, with hot meals, showers, and a place to do laundry.
As the claims pour in to the region’s insurance brokers, local brokers are in agreement about two things -- the destruction caused by Sandy could have been far worse, but regardless, it will result in higher premiums.
As of last Thursday, more than $4.2 million has been poured into the race by outside groups — $2.9 million to benefit Mr. Altschuler; $1.3 for Representative Bishop, according to the Federal Election Commission.