Andy Iles in net. (Courtesy of

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 — An Ithaca Voice report on an attempted murder case

Dante Sweat

2 — Good news from the Simeon’s rebuild

3 — Also good news: Crepes coming to Collegetown

4 — Man shoots his own dog in the head, cops say

5 — An update on a reported sexual assault at Ithaca College

6 — The Journal reports on a Wegmans expansion

7 — WHCU covers a new ‘neighborhood watch’ in Ithaca

8 — The Journal previews Cornell men’s hockey

9 — The Sun looks at rapid sale of Bill Gates tix

10 — And an essay from The Ithacan on some grammatical work

Jeff Stein

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