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Here is the list of top ten stories from the Ithaca Times.

  1. Update: More details released after downtown shooting, one suspect still at large: Ithaca Police Department officers are still looking for one suspect in connection with the shooting at the Green Street Garage on Sept. 4. 

  2. Trumansburg neighbors remain at odds over Crescent Way: Members of the public filled the Trumansburg Fire Hall Aug. 29 to share strong opinions about the proposed Crescent Way housing development on South Street in Trumansburg. 

  3. Dryden discusses school enrollment: Dryden Central School District Superintendent Joshua Bacigalupi gave a presentation at a Board of Education meeting on Aug. 19 that discussed the state of the district’s elementary school facilities and programs.

  4. ICSD facing bus driver shortage with school arriving: The Ithaca City School District (ICSD) has about 10 less bus drivers than it would like, meaning former drivers and staff members are needed to handle routes as school begins. 

  5. US Marshals announce arrest of Georgia murder suspect in Ithaca: A press release from Ithaca Police Department announced that IPD had assisted several other agencies with the apprehension of a fugitive from Georgia. 

  6. GreenStar workers picket to raise awareness of union fight: GreenStar workers organized their most publicly visible effort Aug. 29 when they gathered outside the DeWitt Mall location of the local grocery co-op to call attention to their labor efforts. 

  7. The Fight for the Neighborhood; Concerns continue to mar Airbnb's rise: Residents continue to have concerns over the future of short-term rentals in Ithaca and across Tompkins County. 

  8. City and developer strike deal on Green Street Garage: After months of negotiations and deadline postponements, the City of Ithaca and developers Vecino Firm have entered into a Disposition and Development Agreement (DDA) regarding the Green Street Garage redevelopment project. 

  9. A decade of DSP: Depending on how much live music you consume in Ithaca, chances are you’ve been to a show curated and produced by Dan Smalls. Smalls is the most well-known concert promoter in Ithaca, having brought acts such as Bob Weir, Elvis Costello, Kris Kristofferson, the Avett Brothers and so many others to the city over the last 10 years. 

  10. Behind the Scenes; Local producers’ influence can get forgotten: Oftentimes when a song or album gets popular, the artist responsible is the main benefactor of the rewards, as their fame increases and their opportunities expand. What can get dismissed, though, is the work put in by all the people on the back end: sound engineers, producers and the like who help craft the final product’s sound and aesthetic. 

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