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 multi-part Voice series on Cornell’s punishment of a now former student

2 — Good news about the reopening of a beloved part of town

3 — Despite dangers, local chaplain to travel to war-torn region

4 — We ran a profile of an Ithaca native who wrote a book sort of based on his city

5 — The Journal reports on important work to save local otters

6 —Cornell women’s soccer suffers a setback

7 —Syracuse.com publishes series on investigation into girl’s death in 1968

8 — The Ithacan on college football restructuring

9 — Ithaca.com on Groton festival

10 — And Ithaca Builds on Cayuga Place

Jeff Stein

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