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1 — In-depth look at what could be signature initiative of Mayor Myrick
The Seattle model Ithaca may use to shatter drug-jail cycle – “This is going to be one of the pillars of our new policy,” Mayor Myrick said. Ithaca Voice
2 — Ithaca to be center of galaxy’s biggest exhibit
Next stop on Ithaca’s ‘Sagan Planet Walk:’ The moon (really!) – The Sagan Planet Walk will get even longer — a lot longer. Ithaca Voice
3 — Public disagreement emerges between Tompkins’ sheriff and former undersheriff
Ex-Tompkins undersheriff blasts Sheriff Lansing in 9-page letter – The former Tompkins County undersheriff has written a 9-page letter that accuses Sheriff Ken Lansing of providing misleading information about the Hornbrook Road incident and of being unresponsive during critical incidents. Ithaca Voice
4 — Understand Ithaca official’s plan to save city, stores money & time
Fat Jack’s, government waste and a plan to net Ithaca $348K – There’s an inefficiency in our local government that costs Ithaca taxpayers money, creates unnecessary headaches for local businesses and does little to help the public. Ithaca Voice
5 — Police chief issues statement on Ithaca officer’s hat
Ithaca cop apologizes for hat saying ‘violence does solve problems’ – An Ithaca police officer who was photographed in a grocery store wearing a hat that says “violence does solve problems” has apologized for wearing it while uniformed. Ithaca Voice
6 — Congrats, graduates!
Kelly at Cornell’s Convocation: In tough times, ‘think about my wife, Gabby’ – “Prepare yourself for tough times the best you can. And in those tough moments, I want you to think about my wife, Gabby.” Ithaca Voice
7 — Ithaca macaroon businesses sees massive growth, sells globally
Inside the meteoric growth of Ithaca’s Emmy’s Organics – Emmy’s Organics will soon be sold in 75 Wegmans stores. They’re currently sold in 10. Ithaca Voice
8 — Is City Hall at odds with NY State over planning initiative?
State supports Ithaca planners’ zoning overhaul; City Hall responds – “Right now, we are focusing on completing phase one of our comprehensive plan, so Form Ithaca’s timing is a bit off.” Ithaca Voice
9 — Breathtaking video of Ithaca landmark from new Ithaca Voice partner
Take aerial tour of Ithaca area’s Taughannock Falls – Watch a drone video of Taughannock Falls, widely considered one of the outstanding natural attractions of the Northeast. Ithaca Voice
10 — And a local business owner laments a neighbor’s death
Letter: Ithaca business owner laments death of ‘The Cookie Lady’ – For the longest time, we only knew her as The Cookie Lady. Ithaca Voice