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The 21st Century Library Campaign — Tompkins County Public Library
1 — A major new development could change face of downtown Ithaca
11-story student building planned for downtown Ithaca; see new renderings – Downtown Ithaca could be in for a very large addition in the next couple of years, if developer Campus Advantage has its way. Ithaca Voice
2 — Myrick launches second run for mayor
Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick announces re-election bid – Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick announced on Tuesday that he is running for re-election. Ithaca Voice
3 — A controversial investigation at Cornell
Students, profs decry Cornell police interview of activists; chief responds – More than 100 students and professors are accusing the Cornell police of conducting threatening interviews with student activists because of their involvement in a protest of the university’s Board of Trustees. Ithaca Voice
4 — Get prepared to say goodbye to a beloved local bookstore
Phoenix bookstore closing after 30 years in Tompkins barn – After 30 years, a used bookstore in a Tompkins County barn will close sometime in the next couple months. Ithaca Voice
5 — Device removed by bomb squad not harmful, police say
Cornell police identify ‘suspicious device’ removed by bomb squad – Cornell police said Thursday that the “suspicious device” removed by a bomb squad this week consisted of “cardboard, wires, a battery and a motor glued together” and was not an explosive. Ithaca Voice
6 — An Ithaca Voice editorial on coming changes to the Commons
Editorial: If Bank Alley is any sign, new Ithaca Commons will be awesome – If the completed Bank Alley is any indication of what’s to come for the rest of the Commons, Ithaca should get excited. Ithaca Voice
7 — Kudos to Skorton
Outgoing Cornell president praised for leadership, humor, bow ties – “This may be my last chance in public to thank a man who led this university through very dark times … his sureness of hand, his steadiness of purpose helped rescue us.” Ithaca Voice
8 — A look at another desired site in Ithaca real estate
3 proposals emerge for prime real estate in downtown Ithaca – Three contenders remain for developments at the Old Library site in Ithaca. Ithaca Voice
9 — Man arrested after downtown robbery
Ithaca police thank public for help foiling robbery of elderly woman – A man has been arrested after robbing a smoke shop staffed by an elderly woman on Ithaca’s West State Street on Friday. Ithaca Voice
10 — Support voiced for victims of domestic abuse
Ithaca rallies to support victims of domestic abuse, violence – At the Greater Ithaca Activities Center, a crowd of about 25 continued to wait, hoping more people would show up for the community march to Dewitt Park.