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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
Records: 5 crying kids watched Ithaca teen viciously stab their mother, sister – A case involving a bloody melee that sent four people to the hospital in 2013 is now working its way through the court system. The Ithaca Voice
2 — Good news from the Simeon’s rebuild
Simeon’s owner: ‘We’re going through on the rebuild’ – Simeon’s on the Commons will reopen after it was badly damaged in a fatal June crash, according to the restaurant’s owners. The Ithaca Voice
3 — Also good news: Crepes coming to Collegetown
Former Cornell baseball player co-founds new crepe food truck in Collegetown – For Forrest Crawford — a former Cornell baseball player — and his partner Max Richman ’12, the decision to start their own business was spontaneous. The Ithaca Voice
4 — Man shoots his own dog in the head, cops say
SPCA: 2-year-old German shepherd shot in head in Tompkins County is recovering – A dog shot in the head by a Newfield man last week is recovering, the SPCA of Tompkins County said in a statement Tuesday. The Ithaca Voice
5 — An update on a reported sexual assault at Ithaca College
Update: Ithaca College says reported victim was not sexually assaulted – The person who told Ithaca College authorities that he was sexually assaulted on campus has admitted that he was not in fact attacked. The Ithaca Voice
6 — The Journal reports on a Wegmans expansion
Wegmans plans outbuilding on its Ithaca property – “Obviously, it’s very, very worrisome to have a new, huge competitor,” said the owner of a nearby store. “On the other hand, we all have to adapt and compete, don’t we.” The Ithaca Journal
7 — WHCU covers a new ‘neighborhood watch’ in Ithaca
Ithaca resident starts grassroots neighborhood watch effort – A grassroots effort to reduce crime in the City of Ithaca is underway. WHCU Radio
8 — The Journal previews Cornell men’s hockey
Fleischman: Cornell hockey in top four in ECACH polls – It’s never too early to talk Cornell hockey, and certainly not these days, with the regular season just over a month away. The Ithaca Journal
9 — The Sun looks at rapid sale of Bill Gates tix
Bill Gates Lecture Tickets Run Out in Less Than 30 Minutes – The first round of tickets for Bill Gates’ talk on Oct. 1 ran out in approximately 25 minutes, according to Zander Liem ’15, president of the Mortar Board honor society. Cornell Sun
10 — And an essay from The Ithacan on some grammatical work
“They” as a singular pronoun should be used in moderation – An essay from Michael Twomey. The Ithacan