Petrone outmaneuvered in stunning fashion
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After nearly two decades as Huntington Town supervisor, Frank Petrone's grip on town government slipped last week when he could not get the votes for his choice for town attorney.
Petrone's original choice, former town board member and special town counsel Stuart Besen, didn't even come up for a vote. When Petrone, a Democrat, couldn't get enough support to delay the appointment, he unexpectedly...