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1 — Life-saving actions taken by Ithaca cops draw praise

2 — A marvelous profile showing how farming can be a tool to help Tompkins veterans adjust to civilian life

3 — N.Y. raises fast food workers’ wages to $15/hour — is that a good thing?

4 — A new Chapter is written! Ol’ Chappy’s is being rebuilt following destruction in spring fire

5 — So long, sweet Stella’s

6 — Sobering news about the likely compensation for Simeon’s crash victims

7 — Prominent Ithaca officials spar over federal affordable housing policy

8 — A look back at GrassRoots 2015

9 — Massive expansion underway at popular Ithaca brewery

Photo courtesy of Ithaca Beer Company’s Facebook page

10 — And a new eatery on Green Street caters to the thrifty

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Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.