Welcome to the quickest way to learn the day’s most important local news.

We call it the Ithaca news cheat sheet. Sponsored by Quilters Corner, it features a rundown of the 10 biggest headlines from the area.

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1 — “Here are the little freaks. Do you like ’em?”

A few of Garmhausen’s newest “freaks”. Courtesy of the artist

2 — How many people in Tompkins County go hungry every night?

3 — The Journal has a moving story about person killed in crash

4 — Is Jason Fane bluffing? The Ithaca Times reports

Jason Fane in front of Ithaca’s planning and development board Tuesday night. (Jeff Stein/IthacaVoice)

5 — Winter, still winter and construction

6 — The Ithacan looks at policy for food trucks as their numbers increase

7 — Local pet shelter sound alarm over critical need for pet food

8 — ‘A Needle Woman,’ an art installation on Cornell’s Art Quad

9 —The Cornell Sun profiles a student who lived in Israel during the war

10 — Good news on the local health food front

Jeff Stein

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