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Beating Frank

Here are the top ten ways a candidate can try to beat five time incumbent Frank Petrone:

Here are the top ten ways a candidate can try to beat five time incumbent Frank Petrone:

10.  Articulate positions that protect the individual and point out the shameless demagoguery of the supervisor's collective 'public good'. ie. 'jobs' and housing programs are a waste of taxpayer money

9. Follow up on the audit.  Specifically address all the findings of the audit and promise to prosecute wrong doers

8. Tear up the Master Plan - nobody is following it anyway.

7. Break the connections the developers and their goon lawyers have with members of the town board. Expose them for what they are - hacks.

6. Make no excuses for wanting to keep Huntington suburban and promise to block every down zone application that comes across your desk

5.  Rewrite the Ethics Code so board members can't accept donations from town employees and bar anyone from 'double-dipping.'

4. Think fast and be quick on your feet.  If Frank points out his fiscal prowess point to the results of the audit or ask him why we have a $50 million deficit.  If he gets on his soapbox about all the wonderful things he did while in office, just mention that it was our money he did it with and we would prefer to spend it ourselves.

3.  Speak clearly, forcefully and don't look at your feet.  Frank has been doing this a long time and he will monopolize the floor if he sees you staring at it.

2. Appoint a Public Advocate - someone whose full time job will be to protect the interest of the taxpayers

1.  Term Limits - turn his greatest strength into a weakness.  The longer he panders for votes, the less money the rest of us will have.

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beanzo January 30, 2013 at 04:27 PM
WELL SAID PETER!!! IT'S HIS FAULT THERE'S SO MANY ILLEGALS IN HUNTINGTON STATION !!!!( HE WAS THE BIGGEST FORCE IN GETTING THAT DREADED "DAY LABOR " SITE ON DEPOT RD) OH, THATS RIGHT, HE LIVES AS FAR AWAY FROM THE STATION AS POSSIBLE!!
20+ Year Resident of Huntington January 30, 2013 at 06:33 PM
Huntington is so anti-business, unless you pay the special fee, anti-homeowner in its continue tax and fee raises, anti-legal person - you have more services and rights in Huntington if your here by sneaking across the border.....how much would be saved by making schools only available to legal residents and citizens....think of how much in tax savings! Frank has made Huntington and Huntington Station an illegal nightmare.....time for Frank to go and the rest of his cronies! WE need to take back Huntington for its Citizens not some illegal alien paying no taxes clogging our schools and bringing Gang problems...did we forget the whole MS-13 scumbag issue!
Christina January 30, 2013 at 09:36 PM
I will vote FOR anyone running against Petrone!
John Fay January 31, 2013 at 03:21 PM
My wife and I will NOT be voting for him and from talking with all of my neighbors, none of them will be voting for him too. We all live in Huntington because of the suburban environment and none of us have an interest in turning Huntington into the next Queens. If I wanted to live in a Queens’s type of neighborhood, I would have moved there. He needs to stop trying to rezone residential neighborhoods and keep Huntington a suburban town.

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