Syracuse Post Standard, March 27, 2005

Syracuse Post Standard

March 27, 2005

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Post-Standard, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 2005, Syracuse, New York SUNDAY The Post-Standard Affiliated with SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2005 FINAL EDITION ffi 2005 "he Post-Standard SYRACUSE, N.Y. GOOD MORNING HAPPY EASTER We'll greet Easter with plenty of sunshine in the morning, but expect to see it disappear behind clouds as the day continues. A storm system will move in tonight, bringing rain or maybe a snow shower Monday, before springlike weather comes for a visit midweek. Complete _______________________ forecast, D-16 HIGH: 52 LOW: 36 The Associated Press LEBANON BOMBING Rescuers and firefighters try to extinguish a fire in buildings at the site of an explosion in a mainly Christian neighborhood in Beirut. STORY, PAGE A-6 TERRY SCHIAYO What do the videotapes really show about the woman at the center of worldwide controversy over life and In Opinion: Bioethicists differ on ramifications of a difficult Advice on living FROM JESUS TO CHRIST The story of Christianity begins with confusion, not clarity. OPINION, PAGE C-1 NEW CITY HOMES Upscale houses within Syracuse city limits buck the trend. BUSINESS, PAGE E-1 ALL-CNY BASKETBALL High school coaches, players and teams of the year. SPORTS, PAGE D-10, 11 COLOR HIM SUCCESSFUL Louis Licari, a West Genesee High School graduate, colors the hair of the rich and famous. CNY, PAGE H-1 THE RADIO CHICK SU guiu Lcili; Gold shocks the airwaves as a satellite radio DJ. STARS GOT MONEY? Most people aren't saving enough for their retirement. PERSONAL FINANCE, PAGE E-5 Index Auto Births Business Dick Cose Classified EaftorkHs ____ Local H B-l H C-2 Estate. Sports State _____ Washington fieuuimjS World 1-1 .._ D-1 ____ A-10 _____ H-5 Corrections Mets and Time Call Deputy Executive Editor Tim Bunn at 470-2240 to discuss a correction on a news story. Subscription questions? Call 470-NEWS M POST-STANDARD Out of Manhattan and into Marcellus High roller has poured well over million and a lot of time into village properties Hiroko Masuike The Associated Press VITO WILLIAM LUCCHETTI JR., chairman and CEO of The MacReportNet, poses last month in front of the New York Stock Exchange, which his Manhat- tan apartment overlooks. When in Marcellus, he prefers his pickup to his Lamborghini. By Jerry Rosen Staff writer Vito William Lucchetti Jr. likes to keep a low profile around Marcellus. He drives a Ford pickup and dresses in a gray T-shirt, hooded sweat shin, blue jeans and work boots. His appearance gives no hint of his other world, the Manhattan world of Armani suits, exotic cars and motorcycles and a apartment that overlooks the New York Stock Exchange building. "His business is in New York, but his heart is said his mother, Patricia Lucchetti. who lives in the town of Marcellus. Lucchetti, 39, has been visiting family in Marcellus since he was a teenager. Now he hus MARCELLUS, PAGE A-l 6 David Ussmsn Staff photographer VITO WILLIAM LUCCHETTI JR. takes a break in his Main Street office in Marcellus, where he is reno- vst'ng buildings, including the Crown Mill, a for- mer textile factory. He calls the village a gem that just needs a little polishing. Basketball fans gather in Armory Square for shot clock unveiling SHOT CLOCK MATH Syracuse Nation- als basketball team founder Danny Biasone and General Manager Leo Ferris used this formula in cre- aufiy uie 24-second shot clock: They estimated that professional basketball teams usually tried 60 shots each in a 48-minute game. So they divided seconds by 120 shots, com- ing up with an answer of 24 seconds, on av- erage, between shots. SPORTS, Page D-1, D-9 FORMER NBA player Bill Walton signs autographs Saturday after a ceremony to dedicate a monument for the 24-second Kevin Rivoli Associated Press in 1954 in Syracuse, is credited with saving the National Bas- ketball Association by ensuring a faster game. The monument clock used in basketball games. The clock, which was invented is at Walton and Franklin streets in Armory A LITTLE HELP FOR OUR OUT-OF-TOWN VISITORS (AND US) Sweet memories NCAA A piece o'l aiiSiui'y Check out how maple syrup is made. Visit the Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Blvd. E., Saturday: (4) Lousiville 93 (7) West Virginia 85 Demonstrations noon to 4 p.m. today, Syracuse, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Or look for the (1) Illinois 90 (3) Arizona 89 Beaver Lake Nature Center, East Jerry Rescue monument in Clinton Square, which Today: (6) Wisconsin vs. (1) North Carolina, p.m., Carrier Dome Mud Lake Road in Lysander. commemorates the city's anti-siavery movement. (5) Michigan State vs. (2) Kentucky, p.m., Austin, Texas Complete coverage in Sports, D-1 On is my war, and I will figlit it' Rome air defense commander retiring Mts is coming Col. Robert Marr Jr. job: Commander, Northeast Air Defense Sector at Griffiss Air Force Base. Steps down April 30. Duties on Sept. 11, 2001: He was in charge of elements of 24 Air Force and Air National Guard wings, a Marine Corps air group and two Navy aircraft car- rier groups. By Robert A. Baker Staff writer On Sept. Col. Robert Marr Jr.'s mis- sion at Griffiss Air Force Base appeared to be on the wane. The Cold War threat his National Guard unit was de- signed to keep in check had all but disappeared. Twenty-four hours later, Man- found himself in the center of another war. His unit, the North- east Air Defense Sector, coordi- nated the military's air response to the terrorist attack that brought down the World Trade Center and ripped a massive hole in the Pentagon. By the end of that deadly day, Marr was call- ing the shots for elements of Air Force and Air National Guard, a Marine Corps air group and wo Navy aircraft carrier groups. Marr had trained his whole life to make the decisions he made that day and his leadership Sept. 11 is what be remem- bered for long after he steps CAULMGfA-U You'll find big changes in your daily Post-Standard this week. We're adding something new and giving something you're familiar with a new look. Daily Dose we introduce The Daily Dose, a page that will appear weekdays on the back of the CNY section. We hope you will find it interesting, fresh and useful. Monday through Friday we'll publish stories about careers, health and fitness, local newsmakers and things to do in your free time. We aim to mix things up and try new approaches to stories. you'll find a redesigned Weekend section. We're giving it a new look and feel. You'll still find your favorite features and calendars inside, but you'll find things to do and places to go faster and easier. BiU could XT V MI j. H jfc. casino deal Draft of proposed federal law bans owt-of-state tribes from opening casinos. By Peter Lyman Washington bureau Gov. George Pataki's plans to settle land claims with five Indi- an tribes by allowing them to open casinos in the Catskills could be derailed by a bill about to be introduced in the House of Representatives. The bill, still in draft form, would bar tribes in one state from opening casinos in other states. Three of the five tribes in the Catskills deals are located out of state, though all have New York roots. The bill also would require any tribe seeking an off-reserva- tion casino to obtain the approv- al of other tribes within 200 Iroquois' five land X ;