November 3, 2000

Grand Opening

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The Grand Opening of a new Tops was celebrated with much fanfare yesterday, including cheerleaders, a band and several speeches.

The grocery, located at 2300 North Triphammer Road, will be the first to highlight a Cornell theme and the first in New York state to introduce USCAN, self-checkout registers.

“We currently have a Tops in Ithaca and it has been doing well so we need to expand our services and locations to our customers,” said Brian LaValley, community relations manager for Tops Supermarkets.

He added that its location, on the other side of the city from the current Tops downtown, makes it more convenient for Cornellians living on North Campus.

The new Tops will incorporate Cornell spirit into its d