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1 — Why you’re better off ignoring the media (including us) sometimes
Editorial: Ignore graffiti; New Ithaca-Cornell gorge trail still really epic – The Cascadilla Gorge Trail is pretty epic. Ithaca Voice
2 — Ithaca walks back plan after evidence of pollution surfaces
Fears of contamination delay Ithaca plan for more mobile homes – Fears of toxic contamination have led City Hall to table a proposal that would allow additional mobile homes to be built on a strip of land on the southwest of Ithaca. Ithaca Voice
3 — Good news on the Commons
7 signs substantial progress has been made on Ithaca Commons – Nobody’s hanging a “Mission Accomplished” banner just yet. But things are clearly moving in the right direction as the Ithaca Commons construction project moves toward completion. Ithaca Voice
4 — New partner for Ithaca Voice announced!
Why we’re introducing the Cortland Voice, partner of the Ithaca Voice – Like the Ithaca Voice, the Cortland Voice will be free, independent, timely, in-depth and hyperlocal. Ithaca Voice
5 — Mysterious building demolition; what comes next?
5 Ithaca buildings demolished; Sites’ future unclear – Residents driving down the 200 Block of Dryden Road in Collegetown have had quite a surprise over the past few weeks — the demolition of the former Royal Palm Tavern at 209-211 Dryden. Ithaca Voice
6 — City Hall, police responding to surge in Six Mile Creek parties
Illegal nighttime parties at Ithaca gorges now drawing hundreds – Officials are responding to a substantial increase in revelers illegally partying in the Six Mile Creek Natural Area at nighttime, City Clerk Julie Holcomb said Wednesday. Ithaca Voice
7 — An IC grad’s stunning rebound after Tompkins crash
Expected to die in crash, Ithaca composer survives, writes music – Nearly five years ago, Ithaca College’s Josh Oxford — class of 2007 — had a 98 percent chance of dying. Ithaca Voice
8 — Plan for ‘Old Library’ site in Ithaca gets backing
Officials back plan for $14 million ‘senior-focused’ project in Ithaca – Travis Hyde would develop a 4-story, 72,500 square-foot building with 63 residential market-rate senior-focused units, as well as professional office space and a community room. Ithaca Voice
9 — How to encourage Ithaca landlords to install sprinklers
2 ideas floated for fire safety in Ithaca after Chapter House blaze – How can Ithaca improve fire safety in the city? Ithaca Voice
10 — And a major building project files for a tax abatement
Tompkins Financial applies for tax breaks for downtown Ithaca HQ – The Ithaca-based banking and wealth management company has filed an application with the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (TCIDA) for a 10-year tax abatement. Ithaca Voice