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 — We took a trip to the mayor’s hometown

Jim Fowler, owner of the convenience store where Myrick worked as a teen, keeps a copy of a story about Myrick in his desk. (Jeff Stein/IthacaVoice)

2 — Another victim of the Simeon’s crash has sued the truck driver

3 — We’re number 4! We’re number 4!

4 — Local prosecutors said this man got off easy

5 — Another burglary, this time at Cornell’s Sailing Center

6 — We previewed an exciting act coming to town

7 — A review of Ithaca as a launchpad for major radio talent

8 — The Ithaca Times reports on trash bins

9 — The Journal reports on the Trumansburg fair

10 — And a Restaurant Row staple is just one of the best in the state

Jeff Stein

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