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1 – Fatal crash in Ithaca

2 – Backyard chickens officially authorized in City of Ithaca

3 – Cash stolen from Ithaca Festival vendor

Walters sells ice cream to a customer on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Jolene Almendrez/The Ithaca Voice

4 – Trial begins in “disturbing” Dryden rape case

5 – Cornell works with grad student unionizing effort

6 – Highlights from the Ithaca Festival Parade

7 – Newfield man charged with DWI after driving into ditch

8 – Dryden remembers community members who passed

9 – After much deliberation, Lake Street house will come down

10 – Ithaca declares support for refugee resettlement

Michael Smith

Michael Smith reports on politics and local news for the Ithaca Voice. He can be reached via email at msmith@ithacavoice.com, by cell at (607) 229-0885, or via Google Voice at (518) 650-3639.