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 — An in-depth report on a traumatic Tompkins County robbery

2 — Chief Barber sticks up for his men

3 — The Lansing Star has a fascinating, if bizarre, report (see headline)


5 — Police give furious rebuke to mayor’s plans

6 — $$$ for a TC3 project. Ithaca Times is on it

7 — Talia Jubas covers a professor’s death for The Cornell Sun

8 — We took a look back at some old Cornell photos for #TBT

9 — The Times also reported on burglaries in Tompkins

10 — While The Journal wrote about the EcoVillage

Jeff Stein

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