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CNY Vision Week of September 12 - 18, 2013

CNY Vision Week of September 12 - 18, 2013

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Local, national news and features serving the African-American community in Syracuse, New York
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september 12 - 18
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2013
 
syracuse nyseptember 12- 18
2013
Stephanie Miner
 a winner
in 
mayoral primaries
 
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september 12 - 18
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LocaL office:
2331 South Salina StreetSyracuse, NY 13205
PH:
315-849-2461 
Headquarters:
 
282 Hollenbeck StreetRochester, NY 14621
toLL-free:
1-888-792-9303
faX:
1-888-796-6292
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info@cnyvision.com
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www.cnyvision.com
Publisher/editor
Dave McClearydavemc@cnyvision.com
business Manager
Pauline McClearypmccleary@minorityreporter.net
art director
Catie Fiscusartdirector@MinorityReporter.net
PhotograPher
La Vergne Hardenlharden@cnyvision.com
advertising
Dave McClearyadvertising@cnyvision.com
editorial staff
Lisa DumasGeorge KilpatrickRasheeda Alford
contributors
Ko QuayeJames Haywood RollingEarl Ofari HutchinsonBoyce Watkins
CNY Vision is a publication of Minor-ity Reporter, Inc. We are a family of publications and other media formatscommitted to fostering self awareness,building community and empoweringpeople of color to reach their greatestpotential. Further, CNY Vision seeksto present a balanced view of relevantissues, utilizing its resources to buildbridges among diverse populations;taking them from information to under-standing.CNY Vision reserves the right to edit or reject content submitted.The opinions expressed are not nec-essarily those of the publisher.CNY Vision does not assume respon-sibility concerning advertisers, their po-sitions, practices, services or products;nor does the publication of advertise-ments constitute or imply endorse-ment.Deadline for all copy is Tuesday atnoon. CNY Vision invites news and storysuggestions from readers.Call 315-849-2461or emailinfo@cnyvision.com
CALENDAR
september
{COVER
 
P 6• Democrats take Republicans to Courtin Lawsuit
{local
P 3 - 4• Three Stores Shut Down in Syracusefor Code Violations• Missouri law school dean to leadSyracuse Univ.• Syracuse GOP can keep mayor line inelection• Syracuse Fireghters Stand Up for FireStation 7• Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare HostRecovery Walk/Run
{State
P 4 - 5• Weiner, Spitzer political comebacks fallat
{feature
P 7• Nation pauses on 9/11 to pay tribute tovictims
{national
 
P 8• Households Headed by Single-BlackMen Increased in 2012
{OPINIONS/EDITORIAL
P 8-11• Obama’s Rhetoric Exacerbates GlobalTensions 
By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III 
• Why a Farm Bill Extension Won’t Work 
By Tom Vilsack 
• Yes, $15 an Hour  
By William Spriggs
In This Issue:
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september12-18
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2013
 
syracuse nyseptember 12-18
2013
Stephanie Miner
 a winner
in 
mayoral primaries
10, 17 and 24Job Resource Assistance Drop-inTime: 1:00-3:00 pmLocaon: Central Library -447 SouthSalina St.Receive help with online jobsearching, resumes, creangproles and more. No appointmentnecessary.Space is limited andavailable on a rst come, rstseated basis.Call 315.435.1900 with anyquesons.10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26English for Speakers of OtherLanguages - ESOL ClassesTime: 12:30 pmLocaon: White Branch Library -763 Buernut St.These free English language classeswill teach grammar, vocabulary,reading and wring so that non-nave speakers will learn to moreclearly and eecvely communicatein everyday situaons. Register atthe Refugee Assistance Program(Bob’s School), 501 Park St., orcall 435-4984.10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26GED ClassesTime: 9:00 amLocaon: White Branch Library -763 Buernut St.Catch these free study sessionsdesigned to help those who areinterested in obtaining theirGeneral Equivalency Diploma,the equivalent of a high schooldiploma. Registraon is required.Contact the Family Welcome Centerat Grant Middle School, 240 GrantBlvd., Room 356 or call 435-6376 toget started on your new future.11, 18 and 25FOR TEENS & ADULTS: GED ClassesTime: 10:00 amLocaon: Hazard Branch Library -1620 W. Genesee St.Hazard Library and The NewlandCenter have partnered to provideGED instrucon at the library.If youwould like assistance preparing forthe GED exam, come to Hazard anyWednesday, 10:00 am.12, 19 and 26Free One-on-One Basic ComputerClassesTime: 1:00-2:00 pmLocaon: Central Library -447 SouthSalina St.Covers basic topics concerning theInternet and Microso Oce. Heldin the Pass Computer Lab on Level4. Call 315.435.1900 to registeror for more details.Thursdays, byAppointment Only15The STRATHMORE PARKS RUN 2013Time: 11.00amLocaon: Onondaga ParkThe STRATHMORE PARKS RUN is a4 mile run/walk sponsored by theGreater Strathmore NeighborhoodAssociaon and supported by theJim Dwyer, Jr. Memorial Fund.Scenic course begins in OnondagaPark, goes through some of Syracuse’s historic Strathmoreneighborhood. Construcon at theWoodland Reservoir means therewill be some course changes thisyear. Reservoir is OUT, o-roadrunning through Elmwood Park isIN. It will be fun. Race nishes backin Onondaga Park.Prizes will be awarded at eachSyrathon race and and at series end(just register at the Syrathon tableat each race).1550th anniversary of the 16thStreet Bapst Church bombingBirmingham, ALTime: 4:00-6:30 pmLocaon: Grant Auditorium,Syracuse University College of Law,The Cold Case Jusce Iniaveis sponsoring a program tocommemorate the 50th anniversaryof the 16th Street Bapst Churchbombing Birmingham, AL. Theprogram is free and open to thepublic. Parking is free at IrvingGarage, SU campus.27Legends of Jazz Series:DianneReevesTime: 7:00PMLocaon: Storer Auditorium atOnondaga Community College.This season’s Jazz Series openswith Grammy award winning andnominated arsts Dianne Reeves.She is among the world’s top jazzvocalists and a threeme Grammy Award winner.October177th Annual “Bravest vs. Finest”basketball gameTime: 7:00 p.m.Locaon: Instute of Technology(Central Tech), 258 East AdamsStreet.The “friendly” compeon pitsplayers from the Syracuse PoliceDepartment (the Bravest) againstplayers from the Syracuse FireDepartment (the Finest). Basketballisn’t the way they make their living,but these “amateurs” ght hard tocome out on top. Join us for thissuspense lled contest, and rootfor the team of your choice.Price of admission is $2. Moneyraised through the game will helpthe Conservancy buy ags for theSheridan First Responder’s Park inEastwood, and to help with SPCrent and operang expenses.
 
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LOCAL
 
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experienced
RNs for our
ICUs:
Medical,Surgical/Trauma, Burn and Cardiopulmonary.Also hiring in our
Emergency Department:
Adult andPeds, and our
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To learn more about career opportunities at Upstateand apply on-line www.upstate.edu/jobs
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By Delani WeaverThree more corner stores were closedin the second round of a citywidecrackdown in Syracuse Thursday. Thethree stores shut down were amongsix that are being focused on in thislatest sweep of inspecons.1st North Market on Kirkpatrick Street,was closed due to failing to have aCercate of Occupancy.South Avenue Market on SouthAvenue, was closed and cited forimproper electrical cabling, overuse of extension cords, and open wiring withno protecons. Addionally, they hadopen sewer drains, unsupported gaspiping, and improper venng of gas-red equipment into the building.Brothers Fine Foods on Dudley Avenue,was closed and cited due to improperlyconnected electrical service, plumbingviolaons which deal with improperlydraining of food waste and water, andproblems venng the hot water heaterback into the building.The Stop-N-Save on Midland Avenue,Syracuse Upstate on Merriman Avenueand Valley Superee at 614 ValleyDrive were addionally inspected.“We are connuing to ensure they areabiding by crical health and safetylaws to protect the public,” said MayorStephanie A. Miner. “Many of thesecorner stores have become blightedhavens for ill acvity on our streetsand I have put the full resources andeorts of a variety of city agenciesto address this problem head on.This is just our second round and weintend to connue this eort in ourneighborhoods.”
Three Stores Shut Down inSyracuse for Code ViolationsMissouri law schooldean to lead Syracuse Univ.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The dean of the School of Law at WashingtonUniversity in St. Louis has been namedchancellor of Syracuse University.The university announces Thursdaythat Kent D. Syverud (SIHV’-uh-rood) was selected as Syracuse’s12th chancellor and president in aunanimous vote Wednesday aernoonby the college’s board of trustees.He’ll succeed Nancy Cantor, whowill become chancellor of RutgersUniversity’s Newark, N.J., campus onJan. 1. Syverud will start as Syracusechancellor on Jan. 2014.The 56-year-old nave of Irondequoit,near Rochester, was dean of VanderbiltUniversity Law School from 1997 to2005 and was clerk for U.S. SupremeCourt Jusce Sandra Day O’Connor.He’s currently a trustee of theDeepwater Horizon oil spill trust.Syverud will lead a private universitywith an enrollment of more than21,000 students.

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