Ithaca, N.Y. — Ever feel like it takes too long to learn about all the important stuff going on around town?

We do, too. So today we’re introducing a local news cheat sheet, a recurring feature to give you the area’s top 15 headlines of the day.

Let us know in the comments section what you think!

— Jeff Stein

1 — Ithaca grandma’s 1-year sentence for drones protest

Grady-Flores when she was first arrested in April 2011. (Courtesy of Ellen Grady)

2 — Taste of Thai sewage update

Taste of Thai on the Commons. (Jeff Stein/Ithaca Voice)

3 — Crews shore up Simeon’s

(Jeff Stein/Ithaca Voice)

4 — An app for GrassRoots

5 — And a quiz for it, too

7 — Spoon’s coming!

8 — A shooter sentenced

9 — So long, captain

(Photo courtesy of Cornell)

10 — $9K for crash victims

11 — $300K for local firefighters

12 — IC baller heads to Deutschland

13 — Happy bday, Ithaca Artists Market!

14 — Cornell profs’ global warming prediction

15 — Success for IC students

Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.