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CNY Vision - Week of August 22 - Inside this edition: Martin Luther King Jr. Interview Found in Tennessee Attic; Mayor Miner Working with Developer to Bring Grocery Store to North Side; YWCA's Girls Inc. Teen Campers Become Entrepreneurs; Albany Schools Hire New Superintendent; DiNapoli Reporter NY Taxes Near July Projection;
CNY Vision - Week of August 22 - Inside this edition: Martin Luther King Jr. Interview Found in Tennessee Attic; Mayor Miner Working with Developer to Bring Grocery Store to North Side; YWCA's Girls Inc. Teen Campers Become Entrepreneurs; Albany Schools Hire New Superintendent; DiNapoli Reporter NY Taxes Near July Projection;

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1 :: WWW.
CNYVISION.COM
- WEEK OF AUGUST 22 - 28, 2012
 
 www.cnyvision.com
Syracuse, NY  VOL 3. NO. 34AUGUST 22 - 28, 2012
Martin Luther King Jr. Interview
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- WEEK OF AUGUST 22 - 28, 2012
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In This Issue
COVER
: Pg 6- Martin Luther King Jr. InterviewFound in Tennessee Attic
CALENDAR
Pg 2 
LOCAL
Pgs 3-4- Miner Working With Developer,Tops to Bring Grocery Store toNorth Side- Mass. Company Recalls SoupSold at Wegmans- Three Charged With Traf
cking220 Pounds of Pot- YWCA Girls Inc. Teen CampusBecome Entrepreneurs- Death From West Nile VirusReported in Central NY
STATE
Pgs 5, 8- 2 Pa.-Based Health SystemsPlan Gas Drilling Study- Defense Focuses on Girl’sTexts in NY Rape Case- Albany Schools Hire NewSuper Intendent- DiNapoli Reports NY TaxesNear July Projection- NY Mayors Leery of StatewideFiscal Control Board
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: Pg 10- Tashame Ali, a SyracuseSuccess Story
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- Newsweek’s Cover SaysObama Has Failed 
By Boyce Watkins 
-Doesn’t Truth Matter Anymore? 
By E. Faye Williams 
-It’s Race, Stupid 
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Miner Working With Developer, Tops to Bring Grocery Storeto North Side; SIDA Considers Tax Exemp
on for Project
Syracuse Mayor Stephanie A. Minerannounced Monday her administra
onis working in partnership with MorganManagement (d/b/a Morgan PondStreet, LLC) and Tops Friendly Marketsto return a grocery store to the NorthSide community in the loca
onrecently vacated by the Wegmanssupermarket chain.“A
er the departure of the previoustenant of the Pond Street site, myadministra
on worked hard to quicklybring a developer to that loca
on,”said Syracuse Mayor Stephanie A.Miner. “We are commi
ed to workingwith Morgan and Tops to ensure a fullservice grocery store returns to thatneighborhood.”At its regular mee
ng on Tuesday,the Syracuse Industrial DevelopmentAgency (SIDA) voted to hold a publichearing an vote Sept. 18 on requestsfor tax exemp
ons from both Morganand Tops. Both companies areseeking exemp
ons from sales tax onconstruc
on materials. Morgan is alsoseeking exemp
ons from mortgagerecording tax and property tax inthe form of a payment-in-lieu-of-tax(PILOT) agreement.“This is the kind of economic ac
vitywhich promotes growth in the NorthSide community and serves the social jus
ce needs of the neighborhood,”said First District Common CouncilorJake Barre
. “I look forward to workingwith all par
es to reach agreementsthat can give North Side consumersthe access to the fresh produce andhealthy meal op
ons they need andseeing this project brought through tocomple
on.”Kevin J. Morgan, Vice-Presidentof Morgan Management LLC, alsowelcomed the announcement. “Weare working diligently with TopsMarkets in hopes that, with the supportof SIDA, we will be another step closerto giving this area of Syracuse a qualitygrocery store it needs.”“Tops has a strong commitment tothe City of Syracuse and the CentralNew York community and we are veryinterested in opera
ng a Tops Marketsat the Pond Street loca
on,” said FrankCurci, Tops Markets President andCEO. “While there is currently no
nalagreement in place, we have iden
edthis loca
on as a good
t within ourcurrent network of stores; one thatwould serve the North Side and giveresidents’ access to fresh, a
ff 
ordablefood op
ons. We are working closelywith all par
es involved to ensure thesuccessful comple
on of this project.”
Mass. Company Recalls Soup Sold at Wegmans
(AP) -- A Fall River, Mass., manufactureris recalling about 4,000 pounds of soupproducts a
er consumers found bits of plas
c in the soups.The U.S. Department of Agriculturesays the products made by BlountFine Foods were sold at Wegmanssupermarkets in Massachuse
s,Maryland, New Jersey, New York,Pennsylvania and Virginia.The following products, all under theWegmans Food Markets label, arebeing recalled:— 16 oz. cups of Chicken and DumplingSoup with a “use by” date of August24.— 16 oz. cups of Gazpacho Soup with a“use by” date of September 2.— 16 oz. cups of Italian Wedding StyleSoup with Meatballs, Tomato Basilwith Orzo, Caribbean Black Bean andLobster Bisque, all with a “use by” dateof September 3.No injuries were reported.
Three Charged With Tra
cking 220 Pounds of Pot
A federal grand jury has indicted threepeople from central and northernNew York on charges of marijuanatra
cking.U.S. A
orney Richard Hartunianannounced Thursday that 51-year-oldLuman Paro of Syracuse and 41-year-old Amos Conners and 42-year-oldMelissa Brown of Hogansburg werecharged with possession of more than220 pounds of marijuana.If convicted, they face a mandatoryprison term of 
ve to 40 years and upto a $5 million
ne.The U.S. A
orney’s o
ce was unableto determine if the three have lawyersyet.

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