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.

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

— Jeff Stein

1 — A scary attack in downtown Ithaca

Screen Shot 2014-09-16 at 6.21.56 PM2 — Pipe down over there!

Screen Shot 2014-09-16 at 1.15.54 PM3 — Body pulled from ditch; no indication of foul play

4 — Retiring local police lieutenant celebrated at ceremony

Haus accepting the award. (Sara Karlson/ithacaVoice)
Haus accepting the award. (Sara Karlson/ithacaVoice)

5 — An update on the Groton hazing report

6 — Mayor, Ithaca extol city’s Latino culture

Myrick 27 —The Sun covers a lecture from a witness to 9/11

8 — The Lansing Star provides an update about a discussed project

9 — The Ithacan on IC Democrats’ work

10 — And Cornell is ranked the country’s top safety school

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