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1 — Explainer: When is Ithaca’s most popular bar coming back?
All you need to know about The Chapter House rebuild plans in Ithaca – It’s been eight months since The Chapter House burned down in Collegetown and the heartache from its loss cannot be overstated. Ithaca Voice
2 — Controversy emerges between Ithaca firefighters’ union, Mayor Myrick
Ithaca firefighters union president laments budget cuts, lack of communication – The President of the Ithaca Professional Fire Fighters Association (IPFFA) says that Mayor Svante Myrick made some “misleading” comments about recent cuts to the fire departments budget. Ithaca Voice
3 — Law enforcement respond to striking allegations made about treatment at local jail
Chenango Sheriff: Videos from jail show no sign guards abused female inmate – The Chenango County Sheriff said his office reviewed video from the county jail after a woman made claims in an Ithaca court that she was abused by corrections officers. Ithaca Voice
4 — Santa!!!!!!
Behind the scenes look at Santa’s annual rappel into Ithaca Commons – Around 8:30 a.m. Saturday, seven Ithaca police officers were on top of Center Ithaca in the Commons getting gear ready to do their annual rappel down the building dressed as Santa or one of his elves at noon.
5 — Ithaca-NYC bus competition continues to accelerate
Bus service expands to offer non-stops from Ithaca to NYC – Travelers will now get to New York City faster and with less expense as Coach USA rolls out its new Platinum Express Service in Ithaca, on Thursday, December 10, 2015. Ithaca Voice
6 — Tompkins lawmakers critical of state rebate program
Tompkins admin on next tax rebate: “We’re punished for innovating early” – “I’m planning to call the state and see if we can go through this. I’m not willing to give up the ghost yet.” Ithaca Voice
7 — Fight over minimum wage hits Ithaca’s City Hall
Amid massive support for min. wage hike, Tompkins business head dissents – On Wednesday, dozens of Ithacans crowded into the Common Council Chambers in support of a minimum wage increase, but not everyone was on board. Ithaca Voice
8 — Student dissatisfaction with Ithaca College president is clear
Over 70 percent of Ithaca College student voters say no confidence in president – On Monday, the results of a month-long vote were revealed: over 70 percent of voting students at Ithaca College have no confidence in President Tom Rochon. Ithaca Voice
9 — Serious criminal accusation made against Ithaca man
Indictment: Ithaca man sexually abused 2 young children – An Ithaca man was indicted Thursday for allegedly sexually abusing two young children. Ithaca Voice
10 — Good news for Ithaca commuters
TCAT rescued from potential $200,000 federal budget cut – New York Senator Charles Schumer announced on Tuesday that a major public transportation fund that was slated to be cut was not only saved, but increased. Ithaca Voice
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