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1 — Horrible news out of Lansing: 2 hospitalized, 1 killed in crash
In tragic fatal crash, Lansing father loses his best friend – Lynn Eastman Jr. and his son Lynn Eastman III were metal workers together. The Ithaca Voice
Lynn Eastman III died at 19. 2 — A lawsuit is filed against the Ithaca Police Department union
Officer sues Ithaca police union, claiming racial bias – An officer says the police union refuses to help him fight disciplinary action taken against him because of his race. The Ithaca Voice 3 — The Journal reports on the Sears closing
Retail evolution claims Sears, Ithaca’s one-stop store – The closure affects 37 employees. The Ithaca Journal 4 — A profile of an IC professor’s Negro spiritual choir group
Ithaca College professor’s ‘awakening’ in Africa birthed growing Negro spiritual org. – Baruch Whitehead once dismissed the Negro spiritual. The Ithaca Voice
Whitehead with Dorothy Cotton. (Provided pic) 5 — Judge candidate appeals to wider electorate
Seth Peacock confirms he is running in November: ‘This time, it’s the whole population’ – Seth Peacock confirmed this week that he is running against Rick Wallace in the Ithaca City Court judge race this November. The Ithaca Voice 6 — Dog abuse case called worst in SPCA executive director’s history
Leader of Tompkins County SPCA says case of dog shot is worst he’s ever seen – Jeffrey Wood, of Newfield, has pleaded not guilty to an aggravated cruelty to animals charge. The Ithaca Voice 7 — Local cops probe bedroom break-ins
2 in Ithaca awake to burglar going through belongings – Two people awoke in Ithaca early Wednesday morning to find a burglar going through their belongings, according to Cornell police. The Ithaca Voice 8 — Even with free event, Bill Gates tix sell for over $200
Demand for Free Bill Gates Tickets Spurs Scalping – After waiting in line for hours to receive tickets for Gates’ lecture last Tuesday and Thursday, some students are using Facebook to scalp the free tickets, with some prices reaching over $200. Cornell Sun 9 — The Ithaca Times reports on a water fee issue
Dryden- Water Use Fees to Rise – The Dryden town board approved an increase in the Bolton Point water rate at the board meeting Thursday, September 18. Ithaca.com 10 — Man charged in Ithaca attack
Ithaca man charged in West Seneca Street robbery – An Ithaca man has been accused in a robbery that occurred on West Seneca Street two weeks ago. The Ithaca Voice