The atmosphere was electric at the Larkfield Manor Tuesday night as Democratic town board candidates Supervisor Frank Petrone and Councilman Mark Cuthbertson, stepped into the limelight for another four years, this time joined by Tracey Edwards, who unseated Councilman Mark Mayoka to win a term on the town board.
In the race for Huntington’s highway superintendent, Peter Gunther, the Conservative-Republican candidate, defeated Democrat Bill Naughton, who has held the job for 25 years.
Petrone (D, WF), the supervisor for nearly 20 years, defeated Councilman Gene Cook (I, R, C) by 595 votes. A total of 36,547 were cast in the race, according to unofficial Suffolk County Board of Elections results.
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