Last night's Dryden Candidates forum, hosted by the Dryden Grange, moderated by the League of Women Voters, and held at the Dryden Fire Station, went pretty smoothly. It feels strange for me to comment on it as I was pretty nervous at the front table, but there weren't many explosions of controversy. Current County Legislator Mike Hattery (R), and Jim Crawford (R), who's running to replace him seemed pretty determined to take on Mike Lane (D), but I didn't think it went over that well. There was less disagreement among the Town Board candidates than I'd expected.
Thanks to Kathy Zahler and Mary Ann Sumner, I have a few pictures. It was fairly dark and these photos were taken without a flash, so they're not exactly crisp, but they can give you the flavor of the event.
By coincidence, the Ithaca Journal chose today to run its article on Dryden Town Board candidates. It's brief, but I think it at least gets the ideas across I've heard each candidate share.Posted by simon at October 23, 2009 8:33 PM in Ithaca Journal , politics (local)