May 6, 2005

Ivory-billed woodpecker's Freeville connection

In today's Ithaca Journal, reporter Jennie Daley talks with Freeville resident Tim Gallagher, one of the two ornithologists who rediscovered the ivory-billed woodpecker in Arkansas after over fifty years without a confirmed sighting. Gallagher, who had to keep the discovery a secret for over a year, just published The Grail Bird, telling the complete story.

In county news, the number of inmates boarded out from the county jail declined substantially in March, saving the county a lot of money, and the County Health Department report for March gives many Dryden restaurants a clean report.

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