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1 — Remembering a long-time public servant in Ithaca

Dan Spencer

2 — Plaudits roll in for Ithaca’s growing tech biz buzz

3 — We called for action on truck safety in Ithaca

4 — And looked back at when one brilliant scientist lived in Ithaca

5 — From Big Red to Blue Devils: Cornell pitcher to head south

6 — Summer saw booming Ithaca hotel business, according to the Ithaca Times

7 — A fun play will be playing at the Kitchen Theater soon

Amy Sedaris at a 2010 book signing. (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

8 — Check out this sale at the local library

9 — The Sun writes an obituary for a grad student who died this week

10 — And a note about an upcoming lecture

Jeff Stein

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