Week in Review: Nov. 12-18

This week's top stories on Northport Patch.

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Report: Melville Attorney Leading Class Action Against LIPA: With LIPA working to restore power to some 14,000 customers in the dark 15 days after Hurricane Sandy hit Long Island, the power company is now facing legal action.

Cuomo Commission to Investigate Utilities: Following a chorus of boos over the Long Island Power Authority's management of the Superstorm Sandy recovery, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday launched a statewide commission to hold the state's utilities accountable for their performance.

Northport Girls Soccer Wins LI Title: Northport was the last Class AA team left standing on a blustery Tuesday night at the Dowling Sports Complex in Shirley. The Tigers jumped in front 2-0 and never let up in a 3-1 victory over Nassau champ Massapequa.

An Electrifying Power Restoration Experience: Renarts employees thought their dark days were over when power was restored to Jericho Turnpike in East Northport Monday, but no such luck. An hour after LIPA contract crews came in and fixed some downed wires, manager Chase Ceparano switched on the lights and got a bit of a shock.

Town Passes $181.2 M Budget: The Huntington Town Board approved a $181.2 million operating budget for 2013 in a special meeting Thursday. The budget was approved 3-2, with Supervisor Frank Petrone and Council Members Mark Cuthbertson and Susan Berland voting in favor.


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