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1 — Without warning, son told about dad’s killing decades later
Son approached with identity of dad’s killer after 24 years of mystery – Phillip Zerrillo II had just turned 1 year old in 1990 when his father was hit by a car and killed while walking home. The driver fled the scene and was never found. Ithaca Voice
2 — We have a problem: Money in Ithaca is pooling at the top
Ithaca’s growing inequality problem, and how it relates to development – Ithaca ranks #2 out of the 363 metropolitan areas in the U.S. for growing income inequality. Ithaca Voice
3 — Cornell student dies in car accident on Route 96
Pedestrian killed in accident near Ithaca identified as Cornell student – He was 23-years-old. Ithaca Voice
4 — Speaker of NY Assembly charged with corruption; Ithaca official urges patience
Assemblywoman Lifton does not join call for Sheldon Silver’s resignation – “I’m shocked that editorial boards say the speaker should resign.” Ithaca Voice
5 — A profile of an Ithaca institution that helps the city gov. function
‘A living Ithaca legacy:’ Meet Julie Holcomb, ‘gatekeeper’ of City Hall – Holcomb now has a unique reservoir of knowledge about the city’s history, controversies and arcana on which to draw. Ithaca Voice
6 — A former Cornell student faces rape, sexual abuse and burglary charges
3 forensic scientists, no simple conclusions, in Peter Mesko rape trial – “Male DNA was present but at insufficient levels to make comparisons to.” Ithaca Voice
7 — Dog shooter sentenced to time in jail over plea for leniency
Tompkins man sentenced to 120 days in jail for shooting dog in head – A Newfield man was sentenced to 120 days in jail Thursday afternoon for shooting his dog in the head twice in September. Ithaca Voice
8 — Chalk one up for the Big Red!
In wild finish, Cornell hockey upsets Harvard with last-minute goal – The biggest game of the year didn’t disappoint. Ithaca Voice
9 — Congrats, Jason!
Jason Trumble will remain principal of Ithaca High School – “All things changed when Mr. Trumble walked into my office and asked to stay.” Ithaca Voice
10 — Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto
Cornell graduates’ robot plays beer pong with Jimmy Fallon on NBC – A robot made by two Cornell graduates played beer pong with comedian Jimmy Fallon on national TV last week. Ithaca Voice