posted on April 10, 2014 14:15
Ralph Peterson, the controversial mayor of Corfu, has resigned.
Peterson's resignation follows an eight-month long medical leave and a reduction in salary to $4 per year.
Peterson and the Corfu Village Board have been at odds over the mayor's conduct in office.
Some board members had accused Peterson of interfering int he investigation of his friend, former Village Justice Robert Alexander. It was Alexander's daughter, Brandi Watts, who admitted stealing over $10,000 in village court funds.