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1 — Exciting race for Tompkins Legislature ends with defeat of Democrat
Defying party’s wishes, Anna Kelles runs her own race — and wins – “I think there’s something we’re hearing locally and nationally — that we need something beyond the two-party system.” Ithaca Voice
2 — Svante Myrick wins 2nd term as Mayor of Ithaca
In emotional victory speech, Myrick criticizes mud-slinging in Ithaca – “This Democratic Party … despite what you may have heard, is not some mean machine.” Ithaca Voice
3 — Frustrations mounting in Groton between community, landlord
Legal battle between Groton landlord and village heats up – At the urging of many of its citizens, the village of Groton wants to temporarily close two rental properties owned by landlord Norfe Pirro. Ithaca Voice
4 — Body found in Ithaca gorge
Police ID man found in Ithaca Falls – Police have identified the man found in Ithaca Falls Wednesday afternoon. Ithaca Voice
5 — Danby continues to struggle with aftermath of devastating June floods
5 months after Danby flood, repairs still underway – “The biggest concern is loss of infrastructure. It gets really hard to get caught up when that starts to go south.” Ithaca Voice
6 — Write-in candidate sends second Democratic nominee to loss over Tompkins Legislature seat
Voters reject Cornell student in 2nd blow to Dem. establishment – Cornell student and Democratic nominee Elie Kirshner lost to a write-in candidate in the race to represent Collegetown and downtown Ithaca on the Tompkins County Legislature. Ithaca Voice
7 — Accio entrepreneurship!
Alecvander’s: Ithaca’s very own magic wand, ‘flying’ broomstick maker – Amid the magical happenings at Ithaca’s first Wizarding Weekend, a crowd of people clamored around a tent, nearly pushing their way in to see Alecvander’s wands and broomsticks. Ithaca Voice
8 — Cornell student will not face murder charge
Reports: Former Cornell student Charles Tan’s murder charge dismissed – A murder charge against former Cornell student Charles Tan has been dismissed in court Thursday morning, reports say. Ithaca Voice
9 — What this election revealed about fault-lines among Tompkins politicians
Democratic officials split over Ithaca election – Anna Kelles has also amassed a series of endorsements from prominent Democrat officials in Ithaca, both in office and out, despite not getting the party’s nomination. Ithaca Voice
10 — Is there a legal term for that?
Records: Man says he exposed himself at Cornell because of coffee spill – A man accused of masturbating in his car while staring at a women in a Cornell parking lot said in court documents that he was changing his pants after spilling coffee on himself. Ithaca Voice
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