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1 – Fatal collision at Ulysses intersection
Police say woman died in Tompkins crash after being hit by truck – Donna Abbott of Franklinville, NY died on Tuesday after her car was hit by a garbage truck near Ulysses. Ithaca Voice
2 – How do they light the Ithaca College towers for New Year’s tradition?
Behind the scenes of a 50-year New Year’s tradition in Ithaca – Every year since 1965, the 14-story East and West towers of Ithaca College have been host to a New Year’s tradition in Ithaca. Ithaca Voice
3 – Will the Ithaca waterfront become home to a car dealership
Is car dealership eyeing Ithaca waterfront? – Rumors are circulating within local government that the Maguire Family of Dealerships has purchased six properties near the Cayuga Inlet and may be eyeing the area for a car dealership, according to a city official. Ithaca Voice
Google maps 4 – Love it or hate it, Ithaca is one of the most liberal cities in America
Eat your heart out, Seattle: Ithaca near top of “most liberal cities” list – Ithaca scored a “7.5L,” ranking it the number six most liberal city in the United States out of the nearly 5,000 rated. Ithaca Voice
5 – Rape indictment involving an underage person
Tompkins man indicted for rape of teenager – ITHACA, NY – A Tompkins man was indicted last week for the rape of a teenager, court records show. Ithaca Voice
6 – Ithaca-based State Trooper wins Officer of the Month
State trooper in Ithaca awarded officer of the month for handling unruly ex-employee – A New York State trooper based in Ithaca was awarded the the Frank Hammer Officer of the Month Award Monday afternoon. Ithaca Voice
Sgt. Mikhail Wolchetsky, Cpt. Jeff VanAuken and Trooper John Pensyl. 7 – Enfield womans claims harassment from wind farm rep. at town meeting
Enfield wind farm board member faces harassment charge – Lexie Hain, who serves as secretary on Black Oak’s Wind Farm’s Board of Managers, was charged with harassment for an incident at an Enfield town meeting. Ithaca Voice
8 – Driver charged with manslaughter for fatal Groton crash
Driver faces manslaughter charges for fatal Groton accident – Naeem Clark, 19, is accused of driving a vehicle early on Aug. 16 that left the roadway and rolled over several times on Cortland/McLean Road, resulting in a fatality. Ithaca Voice
9 – Freeville man arrested for driving drunk, carrying multiple drugs
Police: Freeville man found driving drunk with LSD, ecstasy – Michael E. Ross, 39, is facing multiple charges after state police say he was driving drunk and had drugs in his vehicle when pulled over at a sobriety checkpoint. Ithaca Voice
10 – Editorial suggests employers should have disclosed alleged child sex abuser
Editorial: Ithaca orgs. should have told parents about alleged child sex abuse sooner – A man who worked with young children in Ithaca for nearly decade was indicted on multiple child sex abuse charges and none of the places where he worked said a word about his employment with them until The Ithaca Voice started asking questions. Ithaca Voice