November 1, 2006

George Dentes, 1954-2006

This morning's Ithaca Journal leads with news of former District Attorney George Dentes sudden death yesterday while at work for the New York State Prosecutors Training Institute. Dentes grew up in Ithaca, served as Tompkins County District Attorney from 1990 to 2005, and was deeply involved in many Dryden cases.

The Journal's Managing Editor (and Dryden resident) Bruce Estes writes of his encounters with Dentes and the complex relationship between the newspaper and the prosecutor.

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