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1 — How serious are contamination worries at Ithaca Falls?
Cornell expert weighs in on Ithaca Falls contamination controversy – City and federal officials involved in the clean-up at Ithaca Falls have downplayed the health risks of ongoing lead contamination at the site, saying recent tests justify the need for soil removal but not for alarm.. Ithaca Voice
2 — Congrats to Cornell’s new president, who marks her Inaugration with a big speech
7 of the best quotes from Garrett’s inauguration speech – “Cornell, in order to be conservative in the sense of being true to its traditions, must be radical and progressive — for that is the way that it started.” Ithaca Voice
3 — Should town, village courts be eliminated in Tompkins?
Local officials are taking up the idea of eliminating some local courts –”I think over all it’s simply unfair and inappropriate to have a non-lawyer judge preside over any criminal proceeding.” Ithaca Voice
4 — A review of “Of Montreal” concert at The Haunt in Ithaca
Maybe wild concert in Ithaca meant nothing – A concert review of the psychedelic pop band’s show. Ithaca Voice
5 — You told us what we should be doing better
5 conclusions from Ithaca Voice reader poll – About 200 people responded to our poll, which asked 16 questions. Ithaca Voice
6 — Should Tompkins County set its minimum wage close to $15/hour?
Ithaca considers pushing for county-wide “living wage” – “This is what leadership looks like,” Mayor Svante Myrick said. Ithaca Voice
7 — Ithaca native, Cornell student declares candidacy for Tompkins County Legislature
Myrick staffer, 19, announces bid for legislature seat – “I don’t have a lot of experience, but I promise to listen and advocate for progressive causes.” Ithaca Voice
8 — Lansing apartment complex advancing with $6 million addition
An update on one of the biggest projects in Tompkins County – The largest apartment project under construction in Tompkins County is starting its second phase.Ithaca Voice
9 — Mayor Myrick: No reason for public to fear Ithaca Falls contamination
Environmentalist, city at odds over danger of Ithaca Falls contamination – Mayor Svante Myrick says that there is no reason to shut down public access to the Ithaca Falls over worries of contaminated soil at the pristine site. Ithaca Voice
10 — Should children of Cornellians have a leg up in admissions?
Editorial: Cornell’s legacy admissions unfairly help the rich – Writes Jolene Almendarez, reporter for the Ithaca Voice. Ithaca Voice
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