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— Jeff Stein
1 — Federal gov. reopens issue of controversial development’s toxins
Feds say Ithaca’s low-income housing developers didn’t disclose toxic contamination – The Voice requested comment about HUD’s role last week. The Ithaca Voice
2 — Voice columnist writes about a celebrated local center
How a Tompkins County org. fights domestic violence and child sexual abuse – The Advocacy Center of Tompkins County has worked for over 35 years to prevent and reduce the impact of domestic and sexual violence in Tompkins County. The Ithaca Voice
3 — Looking at a string of break-ins from the perspective of one victim
Ithaca break-ins rattle sense of security for ‘mom and pop’ dry cleaners – “My employees and I have discussed how scary it is.” The Ithaca Voice
4 — Rochester slaying leads to Ithaca arrest
Suspect in Rochester killing arrested in Ithaca – Ithaca police have arrested a man suspected in a killing in Rochester, according to Officer Jamie Williamson. The Ithaca Voice
5 — Pete Blanchard reports for WHCU on a major Ithaca development
Emerson development team gets first city approval – The team behind the planned redevelopment of the Emerson site on Ithaca’s South Hill cleared a hurdle at city hall Wednesday. WHCU Radio
6 — And Andrew Casler reports for The Journal on the old library site
Speakers call for condos at old Tompkins library site – Tompkins lawmakers are working to decide how they want the old library site developed, following a standing-room-only public hearing Tuesday. The Ithaca Journal
7 — The Cornell Sun’s Annie Bui on Bhangra’s national TV performance
Cornell Bhangra Performs for Millions on America’s Got Talent – Millions of viewers nationwide who tuned in to NBC’s America’s Got Talent Tuesday night were treated to the high-energy moves and music of Cornell Bhangra. Cornell Daily Sun
8 — We looked at an in-progress Ithaca development
Brisk pace set for 45-apartment Cayuga Place Residences project – With a photo round-up. The Ithaca Voice
9 — Mayor Myrick heads to NYC
Mayor Myrick to be honored at largest event for young Democrats in U.S. – Mayor Svante Myrick is headed to the Big Apple for an event its organizers call the “largest Young Democrats event” in the United States. The Ithaca Voice
10 — And The Times looks at the Ithaca airport’s finances
Where Have All the Passengers Gone? – How the Ithaca-Tompkins Airport Aims to Boost Ridership and Remain Viable The Ithaca Times