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.
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1 — An update on the horrific crash in Lansing
Investigator: Both ATV and dirt bike in fatal Lansing crash lacked lighting – The dirt bike and ATV four-wheeler traveled in the same direction down Decamp Road Friday night. They’d left from the same residence. The Ithaca Voice
2 — How to help the victims of that crash
2 fundraising efforts launched to help Lansing families affected by fatal accident – Two separate fundraisers have been launched to support the families affected by a fatal crash that occurred late Friday night in Lansing. The Ithaca Voice
3 — Could we learn Cornell’s next president tomorrow?
Cornell’s next president expected to be announced tomorrow – The next president of Cornell University is expected to be announced by the university Tuesday morning. The Ithaca Voice
4 — More tragedy out of Lansing
Man has died in Lansing farm accident – The man’s identity has not been released. The Ithaca Voice
5 — The Journal has more details about the death
Man was caught under farm equipment – It looked like the victim was performing maintenance on the equipment when it fell The Ithaca Journal
6 — A look at the whimsical art of a Cornell scientist
Cornell scientist uses tiny people to ‘deliver happiness’ with art – When Paul Ge’s not studying particle physics at Cornell’s synchrotron laboratory, he’s composing still-life photographs at his home studio in Lansing. The Ithaca Voice
7 — “Safety,” a play in Ithaca, discussed tough issues of police relations
Play in Ithaca explores community-police relations – Civic Ensemble, an organization dedicated to social and political theater, created a production called “Safety” that explores police and community relations. The Ithaca Voice
8 — WHCU on a weekend burglary at Cornell
CU Police investigating pair of weekend burglaries – Police say someone forced entry through a window at the University’s administration building, Day Hall, over the weekend. WHCU Radio
9 — The Journal on the city’s hotel construction
Ithaca Marriott may build soon, Hampton may follow – Hotel construction in downtown Ithaca is soon to be checking in. The Ithaca Journal
10 — And The Ithacan on a sexual assault campaign
Ithaca College to take action against sexual assault through campaign – One day after the White House rolled out a national campaign calling for a stand against campus sexual assaults, the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management informed the Ithaca College campus about a male-on-male sexual assault. The Ithacan