Syracuse Post Standard, May 31, 1997

Syracuse Post Standard

May 31, 1997

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Post-Standard, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1997, Syracuse, New York New Home -i-V fr Garden Section V f-L ll-VVW' JJSff 1 SATURDAY MAY 1997 1997 The Heraid Company METRO EDITION West Genny makes it four in a row West Genesee won its fourth consecutive sectional title in boys lacrosse with a 4-1 victory over Fayetteville-Manlius. In the other lacrosse title Jamesville-De- Witt downed LaFayette 13-9. See Page E-1. Syracuse Jazzes up for annual festival Despite a soggy crowds came downtown Fri- day to dance to the hot sounds of the OnBank Syracuse Jazz Fest. Music critic Mark Bialczak also and has a wrapup of all the acts. There's also a listing of who's appearing today. See Page D-7. Florida woman charged with theft over baldness 'cure1 POMPANO Fla. A woman who promised men they could back the hair that's al- ready was charged with grand theft by prosecutors who say her shampoos and follicle cleansers don't reverse hair loss. Prosecutors say Jacqueline Sabal sold million worth of products. She was charged Thurs- day with 12 counts of grand theft. Sabal maintains her Hair Fann- ing products work. world will acknowledge what I've said Sabal. The Associated Press Father-son company keeps on trucking Rather than drive away from a slow business cycle in Central New a local trucking firm plans to expand. Now their fingers are crossed. The Dow rises 0.86 points W to close at See Page C-1. Corrections Liverpool teacher's City telecommunications tower To discuss a call the executive editor at 470-2169. WET Mostly cloudy with a few showers more of the same INI17D UNfcSS Local Class cny Local 1fl8m NO. 217 35 CENTS SYRACUSE NY A DAY IN COURT Army sergeant drummed out ABERDEEN PROVING Md. After watching an Army drill sergeant burst into tears and pound his head on the stand in a plea for a jury sentenced him Friday to six months behind bars and a dishonorable dis- charge for having sex with five women under his command. Staff Sgt. Vernell Robinson of is the third Aberdeen soldier to be convicted in the sex scandal that led to charges against 12 staff members and renewed the debate over women in uniform. During a 10-minute Robinson ex- got the devil in He apologized to the the trainees and his family. Robinson then leaned over and began hitting his head repeatedly on the witness say- ing- don't know what happened. 1 don't know what happened. This thing is so McVeigh jurors to resume today DENVER Jurors in the Oklahoma City bombing trial deliberated for seven hours Fri- day before quitting for the night. They will be sequestered until they reach a verdict. The jurors had senous expressions and ap- peared tired as U S District Judge Richard Matsch told them to return this morning Timothy McVeigh stood and shook hands with lawyer Rob Nigh after the jurors filed out. For bombing survivors and victims' rela- the deliberations mean the most anxious time since the April blast. See Page A-5. NewsUna For the call 472-2111 and enter category 6202. Megan's accused guilty NJ. A child molester who lived across the street was found guilty Friday of raping and strangling 7-year-old Megan Kanka and could get the death penalty for the cnme that led to Megan's Law. Jesse K. a 36-year-old labor- looked on blankly as he listened to the ver- dict in the 1994 slaying. The jury was told to return June 9 to decide whether Timmendequas should be executed. No one has been executed in New Jersey since capital punishment was reinstated in 1982. Mrs. Kanka gasped when she heard the jury forewoman respond on the top murder count. Her eyes filled with tears If the jury cannot agree unanimously on a death Timmendequas will face 30 years to life in prison for the murder. EXPRESSING THEMSELVES JOHN Poil-SUndird The threat of trademark lawsuit by FedEx Is forcing Dave Ruston and Anna Dobbs to change the name of their coffee shop to Ex-Federal Espresso. can afford to bo a little bit Dobbs says. I know they're not going to like GROUNDS FOR A NAME CHANGE A Syracuse coffee shop makes an ex-federal case out of its name. ByBOBNIEDT Federal meet Ex-Fed- eral Espresso. And take from for short. Under pressure from lawyers for the Memphis-based package- shipping the Syracuse coffee shop known as Federal Espresso is changing its name. a couple of extra letters will go up on the business on Pearl Street near North Salina Street. Federal Espresso becomes Ex- Federal Espresso. can afford to be a little bit said Anna one of the shop's owners. I know they are not going to like are officials at FedEx. The company that used to go by the full name of Federal Express put legal heat on Dobbs' business over its name. Syracuse attorney Joe Heath advised the owners her and her David Ruston that it could be a costly venture defending their cafe's name in court. a cost factor. We're Just buying a coupto of E's and XV ANNA DOBBS coffee shop co-owner This battle has been going on for almost a since the cafe opened under the name Federal Espresso. FedEx threatened a trademark lawsuit against the tiny business. Federal Espresso decided it would rather switch than fight. It agreed to change its name by June 1. Ex-Federal Espresso is kind of close to the original name. Kind of like decaf is close to cat. will give us a continuing connection to our old said Dobbs. it's a cost factor. We're just buying a couple of E's and Since the store has agreed to change its name and withdraw its trademark has agreed not to pursue legal said Dobbs. Messages left with FedEx in Memphis were not immediately returned. People Fork over Dollars for Their Dreams The Lotto jackpot has swollen to By LILLIAN ABBOTT PFOHL To find out 4T2-2111 and arrter cat 1900 tale torriQht Naomi Roth rations her Lotto money on a sliding scale the bigger the the more shell spend on tickets. she went to her person- al in Lotto tickets. let the computer choose for said who lives in Fay- ettevilfe. never go over My hwbaml will be in and he'll probably buy worth. He bought worth last week. He only does that if it's a big Saturday's jackpot is at it's the third highest in New York Lotto history. Throughout Central New potential multimillionaires lined up in convenience For help picking numbers link Internet guide sfc stores and newsstands to risk a dollar for their dreams. BoidviiiiST.Rc resident Pehb'e McWam invested in Lotto tickets at the DeWitt Wegmans. If her numbers come up Saturday she plans to take her lump- sum payment and run. see my she said. go someplace find a hut and seH DICK Post-Standard David Welker of New Wood- stock listens as Syracuse Mayor Roy lectures him about trash dumping. Stakeout Catches Illegal Dumper Syracuse police charge a Madison County man after watching him leave his garbage on a city curb. By SUE WEIBEZAHL The Post-Standard A Madison County man who au- thorities say has been dumping trash illegally in Syracuse for months was nabbed Friday mom- ing. He also got a lecture from Mayor Roy Bernardi. David M. of 2634 Mill New was charged with violating a city ordi- nance after a sting operation by un- dercover city police. It happened when he tned to leave his house- hold trash on the lawn of an apart- ment building on Comstock Ave- nue. It wasn't the first time he'd done city officials said. Welker has been dropping his garbage at the same place several times a week on his way to work to avoid having to pay a trash hauler in his own vil- lage. City officials say illegal trash dumping is a chronic problem for the though it's hard to mea- sure. It's also difficult to catch the dumpers. City codes enforcement director George Napolitano said he hopes the incident sends a message to others. have so many people who do this all over the he said. come dump their trash and leave. It creates a mess. City taxpayers have to pay for it to be picked up. The neighborhoods have trash blowing all around. This is a widespread problem and now we're going to be cracking down on William owner of the nine-unit building on did the detective work that led to Welker's arrest. City officials had cited Osuchow- next Coming Barbie-doll beauties Angeltque Tnchilo of age dreams of becoming a doctor. In the sne s one oi Amencan children involved in the billion-dollar pageant industry. Follow Angeltque as she prepares the Miss New York State Sunburst Beauty a test of self- confidence and will. in Sunday's HsnM American ;