Area superintendents of school districts can breathe a sigh of relief, as they will apparently be included in those qualifying for the Democrats proposed middle class income tax cuts, as they earn less than $250,000 annually the upper limit the politicians set for middle-class. According information provided in a recent issue of the Capital Region Business Review, here are the amounts area superintendents of schools are earning for 2008, and the respective ranking among the 80 or so school districts in the Capital Region. The superintendents are listed in order of earnings; highest first. Queensbury Superintendent of Schools Douglas Huntley is the 14th-highest earning administrator with a total annual salary $207,219, or $167,722 plus benefits. The 21st highest-paid superintendent in the region is Lake Georges Mary Cahill, earning a total of $189,304, or $146,993 plus benefits. Warrensburg Centrals Tim Lawson dropped from No. 32 to No. 54 on the annual list, earning $161,069 total, or $122,929 plus benefits. Bolton Centrals Raymond Ciccarelli dropped in compensation rankings from 27 to 65, with a total salary of $153,013 total, or $115,951 plus benefits. Johnsburg Centrals Michael Marwica rose from Not Rated up to 80, with earnings of $136,746 or $102,410 plus benefits. North Warrens Joseph R. Murphy dropped from 22 to 82 in the compensation rankings, from $135,655 total, or $120,175 in basic salary plus benefits.