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— Jeff Stein
1 — Judge race not over yet
Ithaca judge hopeful Seth Peacock vows to continue fight in November – Seth Peacock appears to have lost the Democratic primary for Ithaca City Court judge to local attorney Rick Wallace Tuesday night. The Ithaca Voice
2 — An update on a crash in Tompkins that sent 10 people to the hospital
Troopers identify drivers hospitalized in TCAT crash near Ithaca – Albert Moracco, of Trumansburg, was facing north at a stop sign on Krums Corner Road when he tried turning left onto Route 96/Trumansburg Road. The Ithaca Voice
3 — We covered a feel-good event at the Hangar Theatre
Quintessentially Ithaca event imagines beloved local author, mayor swapping places – Megan Shull is an Ithaca native and beloved local author about to launch a national book tour. The Ithaca Voice
4 — And printed a guest column about Cuomo’s challenger
Opinion: What Zephyr Teachout did for New York – She verified the irrelevance of the Working Families Party, for one. The Ithaca Voice
5 — The Times ran a nice in-depth article about the challenge of being an adjunct prof
Making it Work as an Adjunct in a College Town – Adjunct professors usually have the “terminal degree” in their fields. Ithaca.com
6 — And the town’s best music reporter, Jim Catalano, previewed Porchfest
Porchfest gathers 150 bands Sunday – Are the organizers worried about the possibility of the event getting too big at some point? The Ithaca Journal
7 —The Sun’s Managing Editor wrote a profile of Cornell’s president
President David Skorton Talks Humble Beginnings – Cornell Close-Ups is a new project profiling Cornell’s faculty Cornell Daily Sun
8 — WHCU covered the charges against two for Tompkins crimes
Two arrested for string of burglaries in Town of Ithaca – Two young men were arrested last week for their role in a string of burglaries in the Town of Ithaca. WHCU Radio
9 — No proposal yet, but Ithaca College newspaper reports on drones in ‘academic setting’
Ithaca College considers drone use in academic setting – While there is not currently an official proposal to purchase drones, one professor said he believes drones could be a part of the Park School’s upcoming technology purchases in the next year. The Ithacan
10 — And The Journal writes about a new building
Gourd business sprouts new building – Graham and Otto Ottoson have finished a new retail building to house their business. The Ithaca Journal