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IF A TREE FALLS … There have been far more candidates’ forums than usual this year but conspicuously fewer people showed up. Increasingly, candidates have been forced to take to the airwaves to get the word out, which makes running for office that much more expensive a proposition. Maybe the Youth Council forum (pictured) offers a new direction; by offering free pizza and snacks — not to mention extra school credit — it drew 140 high school kids, by far the biggest turnout this year.

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