Sandy Cleanup, Dems Win Council in Top Local News

A look at the week's top stories in Madison.

Democrats Astri Baillie and Benjamin Wolkowitz won three-year seats on the Madison Borough Council.

Lisa Ellis and Kevin Blair were re-elected to three-year seats on the Madison Board of Education.

'No Estimate' for Morris Train Service Restoration

New Jersey Transit spokesman John Durso Jr. said there are no estimates for when rail service along the Morris and Essex line will resume.

Madison Charters Buses to NY to Help Commuters

Madison is chartering buses to New York as an alternative to NJ Transit after after Superstorm Sandy disrupted train service.

PHOTOS: Trick-or-Treating Amid Sandy's Damage in Madison

Dave Adamson captured Darth Vader and others taking part in belated Halloween festivities in the Rose City.

While Madison's electric grid has some temporary patches in need of more permanent fixes, and the possibility remains that individual homes might not have power and still need to notifiy the borough or a private electrician, Madison's electric is "100 percent up," Borough Administrator Ray Codey said.

Photos: Madison After Sandy

Here are some of the scenes Madison Patch saw in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.


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