August 24, 2004

Crawford starts well; Gingrich to speak for Boehlert

This morning's Ithaca Journal reports that new Dryden superintendent Mark Crawford "has made a positive impression in a short time." Crawford made progress quickly in reaching a contract agreement with the Dryden Faculty Association that will be voted on September 2nd, and has a strong emphasis on keeping morale up.

In the Republican Congressional Primary, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will be speaking at an Auburn fund-raiser for Congressman Sherwood Boehlert in Auburn on September 10th, four days before the primary.

On the opinion page, Ron Flynn, Chief of the Neptune Hose Company, writes to wish the best of luck to Dale Oplinger, who is leaving the chief's position in Lansing for a chief's position in North Carolina.

The Journal's own editorial explores options for the Rec Partnership in the wake of reduced county funding.

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