Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Cigarette Plant May Move In.(Mountain View)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Moriarty Bowling Alley Considered

Moriarty's old Zia Bowl could be converted into a cigarette manufacturing plant in the next couple of months.

The Moriarty City Council agreed at its June 24 meeting that making cigarettes in the old bowling alley across from the Moriarty Civic Center is an allowable use for the property.

Myra Pancrazio, executive director of the Estancia Valley Economic Development Association, said Native Trading Associates, a company owned by the Mohawk Nation Territory in New York, has leased the building to manufacture Native brand cigarettes.

"I think this will benefit economic development in Moriarty," Pancrazio said Thursday. …

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