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— Jeff Stein
1 — Enviros raise major concerns about Ithaca bldg site
Toxic pollutants found at major Ithaca development project; significance debated – Some city officials disagree with a local environmental watchdog on the significance of the findings. The Ithaca Voice
2 — New details on stabbing in Ithaca’s West Village
Person stabbed in Ithaca trying to protect woman on west side, court records show – An Ithaca woman and her sister were on their way to show police how their house had been egged and vandalized when they were confronted by three people The Ithaca Voice
3 — Wegmans recalls baked goods
Wegmans recalls baked goods which may be contaminated with listeria – Wegmans is recalling bakery products containing fruit that may be contaminated by listeria. Syracuse.com
4 — Boy rescued by responders after dangerous fall off cliff
12-year-old rescued by emergency crews after tumble down cliff in Lansing – The boy was rescued by emergency responders after slipping and falling off a cliff near the Cargill Salt Mine Monday afternoon. The Ithaca Voice
5 — Drunk driving falls at GrassRoots, which is good news for all
Police report plummeting of DWIs at GrassRoots – As recently as five to 10 years ago, Trumansburg police were seeing somewhere between six to eight drunken driving incidents during every GrassRoots weekend.
6 — A rapper from the Midwest is coming to Ithaca
Brother Ali, rapper with strong criticisms of America, to play Ithaca’s Haunt – The rapper and Wisconsin native is also known for dizzying hooks and prideful, powerful lyrics. The Ithaca Voice
7 — Ithaca chef Emma Frisch out of TV competition
Ithaca ‘Food Network Star’ Emma Frisch eliminated – After surviving eight rounds of the Food Network Star’s challenging cooking competition, Ithaca contestant Emma Frisch heads home. The Ithaca Journal
8 — Lots of $$$ going to county bridge, building upgrades
$8.7 Mil in Building, Bridge Upgrades Planned Throughout Tompkins – Tompkins County is primed to take on some $8.76 million in debt as part of extensive building and infrastructure upgrades throughout the county. The Ithaca Times
9 — Objections filed against left-wing critic of Gov. Cuomo
Objections filed to Zephyr Teachout’s petitions to challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary – Two objections were received by the Board of Elections Monday to the nominating petitions of Zephyr Teachout, the Fordham Law School professor attempting to challenge Gov. Cuomo in the Democratic primary. The NY Daily news
10 — Cinemapolis leader named Rotary Club head
Ithaca Rotary Club names Brian Bossard as president – The Rotary Club of Ithaca welcomed Brett Bossard, executive director of Cinemapolis, an independent movie theater, as its new president on July 1. The Ithaca Journal