(Courtesy of the SPCA)

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

We call it the Ithaca news cheat sheet. Sponsored by Quilters Corner, it features a rundown of the 10 biggest headlines from the area.

For news updates throughout the day, be sure to follow The Voice on Facebook and/or Twitter.

1 — The Journal reports that Sears at the mall is closing

2 — WHCU writes an update about the Tompkins man accused of shooting his dog

(Courtesy of the SPCA)

3 — An Ithaca Voice photo essay about fall in Ithaca

4 — An update on the mother-son pair charged in attempted murder case

5 — Svante is named a fellow at a nearby college

6 — The Sun covers the opening of a new ‘Kava Bar’

7 — We went to a local comedy show

A previous show at Lot 10.

8 — The Ithacan writes a nice profile of a rugby player

9 —A crime in Ithaca’s Collegetown

10 — Fire put out by local responders

Jeff Stein

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