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Ogdensburg acquires kosher cheese plant

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The city of Ogdensburg has taken over ownership of a troubled kosher cheese plant. St. Lawrence Food Corporation, owned by Brooklyn-based Moshe Banayan, was $90,000 delinquent on its tax bill to the city. It also owes the St. Lawrence County IDA more than $300,000. Banayan filed for bankruptcy in April. The plant is still making kosher swiss, provolone, and other cheeses. 50 people are still working there. Ogdensburg manager Art Sciorra told David Sommerstein the city took over the facility to prevent Banayan from selling off the equipment.

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