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 — The quickest way to learn about tomorrow’s election in Ithaca
Get caught up on the Ithaca City Court judge race in time for Tuesday’s election – Three candidates are squaring off on Tuesday in the Democratic primary for Ithaca City Court judge. The Ithaca Voice
2 — IPD records show a scary attack on two homeowners
Records: Ithaca homeowner used hammer to confront blade-wielding robber – Shortly after they laid down to watch TV around 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 29, two Ithaca residents had their quiet night interrupted by the sound of glass shattering. The Ithaca Voice
3 — A fun quiz to get you psyched for this fall
How well do you know autumn in Ithaca? Take our quiz! – There’s so much to look forward to: Applefest, Cornell hockey, Porchfest, a slew of great acts at the State Theatre … The Ithaca Voice
4 — Our usual round-up of what Cornell academics are doing
5 crazy cool things Cornell professors are doing this week – Cornell cosmologists try to understand Big Bang. The Ithaca Voice
5 — A major new project from yours truly, the Ithaca Voice
Ithaca Voice launches new video advertising initiative – Headed by Director of Video Advertising Mike Blaney. The Ithaca Voice
6 — A development update from our friends at the blog Ithacating
Belle Sherman Cottages Update, 9/2014 – Agora Development‘s Belle Sherman Cottages project continues to build out. Ithacating in Cornell Heights
7 — The Cornell Sun looks at a rush to build in Ithaca’s Collegetown
Multiple Developments Proposed for Collegetown – Multiple redevelopment proposals have been introduced since Ithaca approved its new zoning plan last spring. Cornell Daily Sun
8 — The Ithacan reports on the IC president doing the ALS thing
President Tom Rochon’s Ice Bucket Challenge – “It seems so appropriate that the president of Cornell would challenge the presidents of his two sister institutions.” The Ithacan
9 — Former Judge Rossiter came to her replacement’s defense
Outgoing judge defends candidate Seth Peacock – Judith Rossiter has written a statement defending an Ithaca judge whose record has been publicly scrutinized a few days before an election. The Ithaca Voice
10 — And the town of Ithaca adopted a comprehensive plan
Town of Ithaca Adopts 2014 Comprehensive Plan – The wait is over. Town of Ithaca has a new comprehensive plan. Ithaca.com