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1 — No criminal charges in Simeon’s case
Tompkins DA closes Simeon’s case; no criminal charges for driver – The investigation into the Simeon’s crash has been closed — and no additional charges are expected to be filed against the truck driver. Ithaca Voice
2 — Ithaca police cameras are on their way
Ithaca police body cameras: What’s in the protocol? – The Ithaca Police Department unveiled a protocol for the use of police body cameras at a Community Police Board meeting Wednesday afternoon. Ithaca Voice
3 — Inside the closing of a beloved local bistro
The closing of Ithaca’s Fine Line Bistro — through the eyes of one chef – Seth Gregory helped build the Fine Line Bistro on West State Street from its beginning, and many aspects of the restaurant — including its open kitchen — reflected his philosophies about food and cooking. Ithaca Voice
4 — Ithaca Festival !!!!!!!
25 photos from the Ithaca Festival – There were unicorns, dancers and all kinds of magical-ness. Ithaca Voice
5 — Students, others concerned over possible departure of IHS teacher
Ithaca High School slated to lose beloved teacher; community responds – “After he left, everything just seemed to stop.” Ithaca Voice
6 — Backing for a major new Ithaca affordable housing project
Citing Ithaca’s high rents crisis, speakers (mostly) back new project – INHS is converting a vacant lot that once housed a grocery store at 210 Hancock Street into an affordable housing development. Ithaca Voice
7 — More vandalism on local gorge trail
Ithaca’s reopened Cascadilla Gorge Trail vandalized again – The Cascadilla Gorge Trail was vandalized for the second time in six months this week. Ithaca Voice
8 — Citing need for better pay and better compensation, IC part-time faculty move toward union
After campaign, Ithaca College’s part-time faculty vote to form union – “It’s a huge thing for Ithaca College and for the whole community.” Ithaca Voice
9 — Mmmmmmmmmm
National chain Smashburger plans to open Ithaca franchise – Local burger lovers will be getting a new option soon — rapidly growing fast-casual burger chain Smashburger has sets its sights on Ithaca.
10 — And the results of a recent survey of teen attitudes toward police
Survey: Minority teens in Ithaca less likely to trust police – A new survey says that black and Hispanic teens in Ithaca are less likely than white teens to trust local police officers. Ithaca Voice