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— Jeff Stein
1 — Ithaca officials change story about contaminants at development
Ithaca officials change story about toxic contaminants at controversial development – The executive director of the Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services acknowledged Tuesday that the state is in fact requiring the city to submit a clean-up plan subject to state oversight. The Ithaca Voice
2 — That development was tabled later in the night by the planning board
Dramatic, heated meeting ends in tabling of controversial Ithaca development – After a heated meeting with multiple twists and turns, Ithaca’s planning board tabled a proposal for a controversial housing development on Tuesday. The Ithaca Voice
3 — More artists means more of a reason to get excited for Ithaca Artists’ Market
As popularity surges, Ithaca Artists’ Market dramatically increases number of artists – This Friday, the Ithaca Artists’ Market will be back — and bigger than ever before. The Ithaca Voice
4 — NY Jets set to touch down in Cortland
New York Jets set to land in Cortland Wednesday – The Cortland community is set to welcome the New York Jets for their 2014 training camp, with their arrival slated for this afternoon. WHCU
5 — In odd news, a marijuana pipe was found in Cornell’s Sage Chapel
Marijuana pipe found inside Cornell’s Sage Chapel – A custodian found a marijuana pipe inside Cornell’s Sage Chapel last week, according to officials. The Ithaca Voice
6 — A Lansing man faces felony charges in a Dryden burglary
Lansing man arrested on felony burglary charges, police say – A Lansing man was arrested by the Tompkins County Sherriff’s Department after burglarizing a Dryden home, according to law enforcement. The Ithaca Voice
7 — Some interesting Cornell research
Cornell researchers answer ‘provocative question’ on breast cancer – A Cornell proposal to study obesity as a risk factor for breast cancer has received support from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. Cornell University
8 — Girl Scouts in the news!
Dryden Town Talk: Girl Scouts work toward highest award – Two young Dryden women are nearing completion of years of hard work that will culminate in the highest award that Girl Scouts has to offer. The Ithaca Journal
9 — As is Gov. Cuomo’s Republican opponent
Andrew Cuomo’s Republican challenger is angry with Chris Christie – The long-shot Republican challenging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) wants more help from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), in his role as chairman of the Republican Governors Association. The Washington Post
10 — CNY mayor repudiates offensive remarks
Central New York mayor repudiates offensive gay comments – Solvay’s village board meeting Tuesday slipped into garbage, pickles and offensive comments about a gay man made by a village employee on a private Facebook page. Syracuse.com