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1 — States of emergency in 2 Tompkins towns as flooding devastates area
Official: Tompkins towns’ flooding damage could cost more than $1.5 million – Damage from flash flooding Sunday night and Monday morning might cost more than $1.5 million in repairs to public infrastructure in Newfield and West Danby. Ithaca Voice
2 — Fiance of woman killed in Simeon’s crash reflects on what’s changed since horrific day
1 year after Simeon’s crash kills mom, father says child is his savior – “It’s pretty much what my life is about now: Making her the happiest little monster I can.” Ithaca Voice
3 — We’re launching a 10-part series on veterans in the Ithaca area
Hope on the Homefront: A 10-part series on Ithaca veterans’ return to civilian life – The Ithaca Voice announces its most in-depth and essential editorial project to date. Ithaca Voice
4 — Get the balloons & cake
Happy birthday, Ithaca Voice! 5 highlights from our 1st year – We have also launched a new website for our one-year anniversary. Ithaca Voice
5 — How serious is reported pollution at Ithaca Falls?
Ithaca Falls base tests positive for lead contamination; City reacts to criticism – The City of Ithaca has received a preliminary report from the Environmental Protection Agency indicating higher than normal levels of lead in soil at the base of the Ithaca Falls gorge. Ithaca Voice
6 — 1 of many stories of how bad flooding hurt families and their homes
Newfield woman after flood: ‘That’s the house I grew up in and it’s gone’ – “So much rain fell so quickly, literally, the next thing she knew there was water coming in their home.” Ithaca Voice
7 — How zoning could remake face of Ithaca
Urban planners want big changes for Ithaca – An urban planning group, called Form Ithaca, recently held a series of meetings in Ithaca to devise ways for Ithaca to manage its growth, while maintaining a high quality of life. Ithaca Voice
8 — An exciting development: Could Masonic Temple be coming back to life?
Jason Fane says grant could bring new life to Ithaca’s historic Masonic Temple – Built in 1926, the former home of the Ithaca Freemasons at 115-117 North Cayuga Street has sat empty and unused for a number of years despite its central location and iconic nature. Ithaca Voice
9 — Case over controversial arrest comes to a close
Jury: Tompkins deputy’s arrest was justified, not excessive force – Stemming from a controversial arrest at the Ithaca Airport. Ithaca Voice
10 — And NYC’s former mayor donates $100 million to Cornell’s new NYC project
Cornell to name 1st academic building ‘Bloomberg Center’ after $100M gift – “This is a tremendously meaningful day for New York City,” said New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. Cornell Chronicle