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— Jeff Stein
1 — How will Cornell respond to new charge coming from Ithaca?
Ithaca mayor does not expect Cornell to retaliate over new $130,000 stormwater fee – Despite repeated attempts, Ithaca officials have failed to get Cornell to increase its voluntary contribution to the city. The Ithaca Voice
2 — Victims ripped off by woman working for Cornell prof. respond to punishment
Leaders of org. wanted stiffer penalty for Tompkins woman who stole $365K – Christie Talbot, 38, faced 15 years behind bars but was sentenced to 90 days. The Ithaca Voice
3 — GIAC is hosting a great event next week. Are you ready for the playoffs?
Ithaca Is Balling: Hundreds to come together for ‘dynamite’ tourney on new court – A full week of competitive, high-level, high-stakes Ithaca basketball — coming soon. The Ithaca Voice
4 — A brief update on the Corbin Whyte case
D.A.: Corbin Whyte transferred parole to Florida after beating murder charge – Whyte was wanted for violating parole. The Ithaca Voice
5 — Affordable housing development gets green light from state
In win for mayor, NY State approves cleanup plan for Ithaca development – New York state has approved a cleanup plan for a controversial development on Ithaca’s Spencer Road. The Ithaca Voice
6 — 1 million page views for The Voice!
A message for our beloved readers – The Ithaca Voice now has the single highest web traffic ranking of all media outlets in the Ithaca market. The Ithaca Voice
7 —Catching up with Cornell BBall’s former capitan, now in California
Q & A about Transfer Dwight Tarwater with The Cornell Basketball Blog – Cornell Basketball Blog talks about the former Cornell captain. The California Golden Blogs
8 — The Ithaca Times reports on town of Ithaca construction work
Why is Ithaca Tearing Up Sand Bank Road? Safety, Says Supervisor – The town board decided that as soon as they had the time and the money, they would ask the town’s department of public works to completely rebuild the road. The Ithaca Times
9 — The Journal talks to an artist doing some really cool sculpting work
Lansing man gives trees new life – With a chainsaw and a grinder, Eduard Atayan, 39, of Lansing, is turning tree stumps into eagles. The Ithaca Journal
10 — A Tompkins man was charged with assaulting a child
Cops: Ulysses man assaulted child younger than 7 – Christopher B. Brown, 35, of Trumansburg Road, was charged with second-degree assault The Ithaca Voice