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At her annual State of the City address to the Fairview Park Chamber of Commerce March 12, Mayor Eileen Patton paid tribute to two city leaders who will retire in the coming months.
Stakeholders in the public school district had an opportunity to say what qualities they would like to see in the new chief educator during several meetings March 4. Gatherings of administrators, teachers and staffers took place during workday hours. Boosters and other parent support groups also met. A meeting for parents and other community members attracted 20 people that evening in the auditorium of Fairview Park High School.
About five years ago, Emilie Barnett initiated a series of group discussions about the Abrahamic faith traditions — Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The discussions, called “Communities in Conversations,” first took place at the Chautauqua Institution of New York. Later, the programs were offered at libraries in the Chicago, New Orleans and Cleveland areas.
Anthony Raffin was the top scorer on the promotional exam administered in early February by the city’s civil service commission. Under the city’s civil service rules, the top scorer automatically becomes chief.