Ed Baptist

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 — A major update in the incident involving the unarmed teens

2 — It came with a slew of proposed changes by Ithaca’s mayor

3 — We took a look at an exciting upcoming fall music scene

Lake Street Dive at GrassRoots. (Republished with permission of @dumbsainted on Twitter)

4 — Body found on lake ID’ed

5 — Amid Ferguson unrest, a Cornell prof’s frank talk with son

6 — The Sun covers President David Skorton’s speech to fresh arrivals

7 —Uh-oh: Sewer line backup at the state fair. Syracuse.com has the details

8 — B. Crandall does what he does better than anyone: Cover Ithaca architecture

9 — The Journal covers a Tompkins County ice bucket event

10 — And WHCU follows up on the e-cigarette discussion

Jeff Stein

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