Welcome to the quickest way to learn the day’s most important local news.

We call it the Ithaca news cheat sheet. It features a rundown of the 10 biggest headlines from the area.

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— Jeff Stein

1 — See two great Shakespeare plays

2 — Opening the discussion on what to do post-Simeon’s

3 — Cornell professor dies in Portland, Oregon

4 — Lincoln Street Diner answers mayor’s call

5 — Cornell Bhangra dancers talk about appearance on national TV

6 — Too much trash at a beautiful part of Ithaca

(Courtesy Jen Curley)

7 — Ithaca school district vacancy

8 — NYSEG crews working on Commons

9 — Cornell tweets about the 1%

10 — Ithacans join Gaza protest in Syracuse

Jeff Stein

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