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[do_widget id= text-55 ] 1 — Woman alleges serious misconduct at Chenango County jail; sheriff responds
Under oath, woman reports violent assault by 3 Chenango jail officers – A woman, under penalty of perjury, said in court Friday that three Chenango County jail corrections officers violently attacked her after she made a formal complaint against an officer for being treated unfairly. Ithaca Voice
2 — Confused by uproar over landlord in Groton?
The Groton landlord controversy: A beginner’s guide – The village of Groton has become the site of an ongoing social movement – and now legal battle – involving the townspeople, the local government and one particular landlord, Mr. Norfe J. Pirro. Ithaca Voice
3 — Bottom’s up!
Expansion plans continue brewing at Ithaca Beer Company – Keep your hands on your mugs, beer fans, because at the Ithaca Beer Company, business is hopping. Ithaca Voice
Provided photo 4 — The other side of a town filled with Ph.D. touting baristas
Why Tompkins job market is so tough on young homeless – Homeless young people in Tompkins County may find that the barriers to finding employment are even higher than those in other localities, according to a 2015 survey published earlier this year. Ithaca Voice
5 — Local tie to international tragedy
Former Cornell student among those slain in Paris attack – Pierre Innocenti, one of the victims of Saturday’s terrorist attacks in Paris, had spent several months in Cornell’s hospitality management program. Ithaca Voice 6 — Ithaca mayor pledges to welcome Syrian refugees
Mayor Myrick pledges to help Syrian refugees relocate to Ithaca – Myrick had a phone call with the White House that explained much of the minutiae of the United States’ refugee program.
7 — A bad animal hoarding case in Tompkins County; SPCA investigates
28 animals seized, 3 found dead at Newfield trailer – Charges are not being filed against the owners until officials can determine how the three deceased animals died.
Ithaca Voice 8 — Tax breaks for developers: Crucial program or hand-out for the rich?
The fight over tax breaks for Ithaca developers: A beginner’s guide – On Thursday, a meeting at City Hall became an impromptu class in the many layers and jargon surrounding the topics of development and tax abatement. Ithaca Voice
9 — Sad news for Tim Horton’s fans in Ithaca
Tim Horton’s in Ithaca is set to close – The Canadian chain, known for its coffee, sandwiches and baked goods, will close its Ithaca branch at 407 Elmira Road permanently. Ithaca Voice
Photo courtesy of Tim Horton’s Facebook page Photo courtesy of Tim Horton’s Facebook page
10 — Tompkins lawmakers take new positions
New Tompkins legislators get warm welcome after contested elections – “We’re learning on the job which makes it a little harder, but also really exciting.” Ithaca Voice
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