Local business owner and first-time political candidate Christopher Kusznir announced his candidacy for Ithaca mayor Friday on The Commons. Kusznir said The Commons are representative of the struggles of all Ithacans -- marked by empty storefronts and lost jobs . . . Kusznir is the first independent to announce his candidacy in the race. Three Democrats have declared for the race . . . and one Republican . . . .
Jun 14, 2011
From the Ithica Journal: