Welcome to the quickest way to learn the day’s most important local news.

We call it the Ithaca news cheat sheet. It features a rundown of the 10 biggest headlines from the area.

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— Jeff Stein

1 — We lead the cheat sheet with national news hopefully on everyone’s radar

2 — More details on an attack at a local farm


The farm. (Jeff Stein/Ithaca Voice)
The farm. (Jeff Stein/Ithaca Voice)

3 — Sad news about the terrifyingly sudden death of an IHS student

ITJ017203-1_201409104 — Settlement reached in Cornell/Ithaca suicide lawsuit

800px-Fall_Creek_flowing_towards_Thurston_Avenue_Bridge-771x5785 — A look at some cool stuff in a new Cornell history book

Kramnick, left, with Altschuler, right.
Kramnick, left, with Altschuler, right.

6 — Remembering a legenday Cornell lacrosse player killed on 9/11

7 — A thrilling victory for Cornell men’s soccer


8 — The Journal reports on a hunger initiative

9 — The Sun reports on a protest related to the Ferguson shooting

10 — The Times reports on a local festival

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.