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 — Parents respond to Ithaca police statement on incident with unarmed teens

2 — We wrote an editorial, and welcomed dissenting views, on the mayor’s proposed police reforms

3 — A very nice piece of reporting from The Journal’s David Hill on the Harold Square development

4 — We covered a well-attended local judges’ forum

5 — And a similarly packed meeting about a local development

6 — Now you can go to Gimme! on Cornell’s campus, too

7 — A development expert explained the importance of a natural gas pipeline

8 — We took the city’s pulse on one of the mayor’s proposed police reforms

9 — And learned that someone’s going to fund another

10 — Ithaca ranking hits the nail on the head.

Jeff Stein

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