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 — Federal gov. reopens issue of controversial development’s toxins

The Stone Quarry development.

2 — Voice columnist writes about a celebrated local center

3 — Looking at a string of break-ins from the perspective of one victim

4 — Rochester slaying leads to Ithaca arrest

5 — Pete Blanchard reports for WHCU on a major Ithaca development

6 — And Andrew Casler reports for The Journal on the old library site

7 — The Cornell Sun’s Annie Bui on Bhangra’s national TV performance

8 — We looked at an in-progress Ithaca development

9 — Mayor Myrick heads to NYC

10 — And The Times looks at the Ithaca airport’s finances

Jeff Stein

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