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1 — Three cheers for the chief!
Ithaca fire chief on vacation cruise near Mexico helps rescue stranded man – “He was swimming, trying to stay up and yell to get someone’s attention” Ithaca Voice
2 — A closer look at the struggles of a young Ithaca school
Report reveals extent of testing failures at Ithaca charter school – Detailing the testing struggles of the young school Ithaca Voice
3 — How far did Gehrig’s last at Cornell go?
Trying to measure Lou Gehrig’s massive home run at Cornell, 92 years later – Just two months before signing with the New York Yankees, Lou Gehrig played a baseball game at Cornell’s Hoy Field. Ithaca VoIce
4 — A strange incident at a Trumansburg school, still unsolved
Update: Deer carcass found at Trumansburg school had bullet in it, superintendent says – The deer carcass found at the Trumansburg Central School District on Wednesday with an “alarming note” also had a bullet in it, Superintendent Michael McGuire said. Ithaca Voice
5 — Most absentee lawmaker claims second-biggest workload
Tompkins lawmaker with worst meeting attendance claims +35 hour work weeks – Fewest meetings, second-most work? Ithaca Voice
6 — Wowza — that’s pretty
Veteran pilot on flying over Cayuga Lake: ‘It’s as frozen as I have seen it’ – “In all the years I have flown here, it’s as frozen as I have seen it.” Ithaca Voice
7 — Warning: This story might make you hungry
Ethiopian restaurant to open next week in downtown Ithaca – “We did a lot of research. … A lot of people seem to be very open-minded.” Ithaca Voice
8 — What does our economy look like? What will it look like?
The future of the Tompkins County economy — in one small chart – A remarkable little chart shows both the current state of the local economy and where the job market is likely to move over the next 10 years. Ithaca Voice
9 — No relief for convicted murderer
Court rejects insanity defense of Cornell grad student convicted of murder – An appellate court has rejected the appeal of a Cornell graduate student who was convicted of murdering his wife in 2009. Ithaca Voice
10 — Ithaca Hummus is Humming along …
Ithaca Hummus rapidly expanding in New York, other states – Adding 43 retailers. Ithaca Voice