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1 – Let it snow! Let it snow! (And snow it did.)
Weather update: About 125 reported crashes in Tompkins; Caroline sees more than 20.3 inches of snow After a day of pounding snow and strong wind, the town of Caroline reported 20.3 inches of snowfall at 8:01 a.m., one of the highest reported snowfalls in the region.
2 – Victim and suspect in Meadow Street shooting were associates
Sunday night Ithaca shooting not random act, police say — At about 7:20 p.m. Sunday, Ithaca police responded to the 100 block of South Meadow Street for a report of shots fired.
3 – IC student murder case arraignment pushed back to Dec. 9
Man charged with murdering IC student appears in court A man accused of murdering a Brooklyn teen and assaulting a second teen in August appeared in Tompkins County Court on Monday afternoon for his arraignment.
4 – Marathon banded together to aid bus crash victims
Cortland County: Marathon bus crash sends 10 students to hospital, community turns out to help — When a bus full of high school students from the Rochester area crashed on Interstate 81 in Marathon Monday morning, a Cortland County town of about 2,000 people was ready to help.
5 – Trumansburg, Enfield, Mecklenburg and Interlaken firemen fought Ulysses blaze
Crews extinguish early morning Ulysses fire; no injuries reported – Trumansburg fire and ambulance responded to a reported house fire early Tuesday morning in Ulysses. No one was injured.
6 – “Complete disarray” in South Aurora Street burglary
Ithaca police charge man with burglary Ithaca police have arrested a man in connection with a burglary on South Aurora Street.
7 – 2 apartment building projects proposed in Collegetown
Pair of new Collegetown projects visit Planning Board – At its meeting Tuesday night, the city of Ithaca Planning Board got its first look at a pair of apartment buildings proposed for the Collegetown neighborhood.
8 – 170-year-old Coddington house to be moved Thursday, Dec. 1
Old house, new lease on life – The owner, in consultation with Historic Ithaca and with encouragement from the town, decided to go ahead with the unusual idea of offering the house up for free, if someone would move it off the property.
9 – TCPL to provide free local museum admission to cardholders
Free museum passes as part of new Tompkins County library program — The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) and the Finger Lakes Library System are pleased to announce a new community accessibility partnership, the Library Access Program (LAP).
10 – Work begins on Cherry Arts Space and Elmira Savings Bank
Several small projects begin construction in Ithaca — Here at the Voice, we pride ourselves on keeping tabs on what building projects are approved, and what’s actually being built.