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Here are the top ten stories from this week. 

  1. Trumansburg Village Board debates lending support to bike race: The Trumansburg Village Board of Trustees verbally lent support to the T-burg Crit Bike Race without passing any formal resolution on the matter at a July 8 board meeting. 

  2. Affordable broadband for all of Dryden?: An overwhelming majority of Dryden residents want Dryden to be the first town in New York to provide its own universal broadband service during a meeting on July 18. 

  3. Lansing’s Next Jennaration dance team shines at national competition:  The Next Jennaration, a local dance school of students 5-19 years old from Ithaca and Lansing,  took home five national team titles, among several honors, competed at the Starpower National Championships on July 13 in Ocean City, Maryland.

  4. DEC says Clinton West Plaza no longer an environmental threat: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation downgraded the land at Clinton West Plaza to a Class 4 site, meaning it "no longer poses a significant threat to public health and/or the environment."

  5. South Aurora student rental project still drawing criticism from residents: South Hill residents continue to rally together to ensure the student housing development at 815 South Aurora Street is stopped. 

  6. Full Circle: Once kicked out of recovery, Michael Ingiosi now carries the message: Michael Ingiosi, the peer advocate for Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services (CARS), spoke about his life and the road to sobriety. 

  7. Puerto Rico turmoil inspires rally in Ithaca: Protestors chanted, sang and danced for over an hour in support of the Puerto Ricans who have been protesting the scandal- and corruption-ridden rule of Governor Ricardo Roselló.

  8. Tompkins County mulls throwing out criminal record question: Tompkins County is considering a county-wide ban on job applications asking if an applicant has a criminal record. However, they have to consider the consequences of them. 

  9. Seneca Lake region braces for harmful algae bloom season: Seneca Lake could be seeing an increased number of algal blooms according to Frank DiOrio, of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association. 

  10. The Solution to IC Dining? Cornell: After years of critique, Ithaca College’s dining services is collaborating with Cornell University to revamp IC’s in-house dining program.  

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