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Popular Frozen Meat Pizza Product Recalled Due To Misbranding, Undeclared Allergens Popular Frozen Meat Pizza Product Recalled Due To Misbranding, Undeclared Allergens
Popular Frozen Meat Pizza Product Recalled Due To Misbranding, Undeclared Allergens A popular frozen pizza product sold in the Northeast has been recalled due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. 802 VT Frozen, a Newport, Vermont, establishment, said the recall involves approximately 8,220 pounds of its frozen meat pizza. The product contains soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Friday, April 26. The produced was made from April 25, 2023, through April 25, 2024.  The following product is subject to recall: 17.8-oz. cardboard box containi…
Western Mass Man Drove Child Across State Lines For Sex: Feds Western Mass Man Drove Child Across State Lines For Sex: Feds
Western Mass Man Drove Child Across State Lines For Sex: Feds A 50-year-old Berkshire County man is accused of driving a minor to have sex, authorities said.  Paul Newton-Irelan is charged with transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, the US Attorney for Massachusetts said.  Newton-Irelan allegedly drove the minor to New York and Massachusetts on Nov. 26, 2023, as part of a scheme for sex, authorities said. He told police he thought the girl was 18, but she was 11 years old, reports said.  According to federal sentencing guidelines, he faces a minimum of 10 years in prison if convicted followed …
Transcripts Of Trump Trial To Be Posted Online Daily Transcripts Of Trump Trial To Be Posted Online Daily
Transcripts Of Trump Trial To Be Posted Online Daily Those interested in the details of the "Hush Money" criminal trial against former President Donald J. Trump may read every word of what happened at Manhattan Criminal Court when the New York Court system publishes the transcripts online daily. Beginning Monday, April 22, the full transcript will be available here on the court system's website. The New York Unified Court System said it is doing so because the trial is not being televised and to push the courts to ensure broad and continuous public access to the high-profile case.  A certified transcript of each day’s trial pr…
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Mass Because Of Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Mass Because Of Salmonella Outbreak
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Mass Because Of Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's is recalling Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil that was sold across the country in 2.5-ounce clamshell packaging due to concerns of Salmonella contamination. This week, the supermarket giant issued an alert cautioning shoppers in 29 states, as well as Washington, DC, not to consume the product as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigates a reported outbreak of Salmonella. Trader Joes is recalling Infinite Herbs Organic Basil FDA According to the FDA, "Trader Joe’s has already voluntarily removed all Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil packed in 2.5-oz clamshell pa…
Solar Eclipse: How Bay Staters Can Keep Furry Friends Safe During Event Solar Eclipse: How Bay Staters Can Keep Furry Friends Safe During Event
Solar Eclipse: How Bay Staters Can Keep Furry Friends Safe During Event Ahead of the upcoming total solar eclipse – dubbed the astronomy event of the decade – pet owners should also be prepared. The total solar eclipse, slotted to occur on Monday, April 8, will follow a path of totality across just 15 states on the eastern side of the United States, including much of western and upstate New York. Between 3:15 and 3:30 p.m. that day, the moon will pass between the sun and the earth, blocking out all light for a few minutes for those in the zone of totality – which includes Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Watertown, Lake Placid, and Plattsburgh. Places farther away…
Popular Discount Bakery Chain Shutters All Mass Stores Popular Discount Bakery Chain Shutters All Mass Stores
Popular Discount Bakery Chain Shutters All Mass Stores It’s the end of an era for bakery bargain shoppers as longtime staple Freihofer’s Bakery Outlet has permanently closed. The discount bakery chain has shuttered dozens of stores across the Northeast, including all of its New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts locations. “After careful analysis and consideration, we made the difficult decision to permanently close 28 of our outlet stores…” a representative for Bimbo Bakeries, Freihofer's parent company, told Daily Voice. Any leftover products were expected to be donated to local food banks. “We appreciate all of our associates who worked …
Longtime Senator, Former VP Candidate Joe Lieberman Dies At Age 82 Longtime Senator, Former VP Candidate Joe Lieberman Dies At Age 82
Longtime Senator, Former VP Candidate Joe Lieberman Dies At Age 82 Joe Lieberman, who represented Connecticut in the US Senate for more than two decades and ran alongside Al Gore during his historically unsuccessful bid for the White House in 2000, has died at the age of 82. The Democrat-turned-Independent died Wednesday, March 27, in New York after suffering complications from a fall, according to NBC News. "Senator Lieberman’s love of God, his family, and America endured throughout his life of service in the public interest," the outlet quoted his family as saying. News of his death sparked a flood of tributes from across the political spectrum. A…
NY Attorney General Begins Process To Seize Trump’s Estate, Golf Course: Report NY Attorney General Begins Process To Seize Trump’s Estate, Golf Course: Report
NY Attorney General Begins Process To Seize Trump’s Estate, Golf Course: Report New York Attorney General Letitia James has taken the first step toward seizing former President Donald Trump’s golf course and private estate, CNN reports. Lawyers from James’ office registered New York’s $454 million civil judgment against Trump In Westchester County Court on Wednesday, March 6, the outlet reports. A Manhattan judge ordered Trump to pay the massive penalty after he, his adult sons, and the Trump Organization were found liable for using “numerous acts of fraud and misrepresentation” to inflate his net worth to get better loan terms. The reported move by the AG’s office wo…
Your pricechopper.com account is a one-stop shop! Your pricechopper.com account is a one-stop shop!
Your pricechopper.com account is a one-stop shop! At Price Chopper and Market 32, we serve as your ultimate destination for all your grocery and floral needs. Even better, the majority of our locations feature a pharmacy for added convenience! With a network of over 130 stores spanning six states—New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire—we offer unparalleled convenience. We’re also big on community and local partnerships, and partner with a variety of farmers, producers and organizations from right here in the Northeast. What sets us apart? Our AdvantEdge Rewards program and online account that comes…
George Santos Announces Comeback Bid For NY Congressional Seat: 'Off To The Races' George Santos Announces Comeback Bid For NY Congressional Seat: 'Off To The Races'
George Santos Announces Comeback Bid For NY Congressional Seat: 'Off To The Races' Disgraced former New York Rep. George Santos is mounting a comeback campaign. The Republican ex-lawmaker from Long Island – who was ousted from his 3rd District seat representing parts of Nassau County and Queens – announced a primary challenge against Rep. Nick LaLota for his 1st District seat. In a statement on X shared during President Biden’s State of the Union address Thursday night, March 7, Santos said New York hasn’t had “a real conservative represent them” since he left office “thanks to RINO, empty suits like Nick LaLota.” Earlier Report: Exiled Congressman Turned Reality …
Not Laughing: George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel For 'Deceiving' Him Into Making Cameo Videos Not Laughing: George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel For 'Deceiving' Him Into Making Cameo Videos
Not Laughing: George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel For 'Deceiving' Him Into Making Cameo Videos Disgraced former New York Rep. George Santos is taking his beef with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel to federal court. In a lawsuit filed in the Southern District of New York on Friday, Feb. 16, the ex-Republican lawmaker accused Kimmel of copyright infringement and fraud for a series of personalized videos the talk show host commissioned from him on the website Cameo. The 35-year-old Santos began selling video shout outs on the site following his historic ouster from Congress amid federal criminal charges. Earlier Report: US House Expels Nassau Rep. George Santos In Historic Vote K…
Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States, Including MA, Due To Possible Listeria Contamination Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States, Including MA, Due To Possible Listeria Contamination
Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States, Including MA, Due To Possible Listeria Contamination A recall has been issued for several Dole Fresh Vegetables salad kits due to possible Listeria contamination. Dole says the kits were processed on the same line as cheeses produced by Rizo-López Foods, which recalled a line of its dairy products, including cheeses. Related story - Deadly Cheeses Prompt Massive Recall Nationwide: CDC, FDA, USDA "This recall notification is being issued due to the potential for cross-contamination of cheese contained in certain master packs by cheese potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes from our packaged cheese supplier," Dole sai…
'Life-Threatening' Allergy Prompts Recall Of Wegmans Hummus In 8 States, Including MA 'Life-Threatening' Allergy Prompts Recall Of Wegmans Hummus In 8 States, Including MA
'Life-Threatening' Allergy Prompts Recall Of Wegmans Hummus In 8 States, Including MA A popular hummus sold at Wegmans in eight states and the District of Columbia has been recalled by the company, the FDA announced on Feb. 3.  A producer for Wegmans, Summer Fresh Salads Inc. of Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada has recalled Wegmans Harissa Hummus Topped With Harissa, according to the FDA.  The recall was prompted due to undeclared sesame in the produce. The company explained that people with sesame allergies "run the risk of [a] serious or life-threatening allergic reaction[s] if they consume [this] product." Notably, "No illnesses have been reported to date in connect…
Services Set For Sylvia Levine, Longtime Springfield Teacher Services Set For Sylvia Levine, Longtime Springfield Teacher
Services Set For Sylvia Levine, Longtime Springfield Teacher Sylvia Levine, formerly of Springfield and Longmeadow, died peacefully on Wednesday, January 24, in Las Vegas. She was 93 years old.  Sylvia was born to Samuel Levine and Dinah Lifschitz on November 6, 1930, in Harlem, New York, and was their treasured only child. Yiddish was her first language, and she learned English as she transitioned into Kindergarten. On August 2, 1953, Sylvia married her husband, Theodore “Ted” Levine. Sylvia frequently said that on their first date, they laughed and laughed. That’s how she knew he was the one. The name she often used was Sylvia Levine Levi…
Nationwide Recall: Charcuterie Trays Sold At Costco, Sam's Club Linked To Salmonella Outbreak Nationwide Recall: Charcuterie Trays Sold At Costco, Sam's Club Linked To Salmonella Outbreak
Nationwide Recall: Charcuterie Trays Sold At Costco, Sam's Club Linked To Salmonella Outbreak The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ordered a recall of two different charcuterie meat trays after they were linked to a salmonella outbreak. Forty-seven people across 22 states have gotten sick with salmonella after eating the potentially contaminated meats, which are sold at Costco and Sam’s Club locations across the country, the CDC announced on Thursday, Jan. 18. Of those who are sick, four are from New York and three are from Pennsylvania. Connecticut, New Jersey, Virginia, and Maryland each have seen one case of illness.  As of publication, the CDC has…
Trump Eyeing NY Congresswoman As Veep Pick, Report Says Trump Eyeing NY Congresswoman As Veep Pick, Report Says
Trump Eyeing NY Congresswoman As Veep Pick, Report Says As campaign season heats up, rumors are swirling over former President Donald Trump’s pick to be his running mate should he clinch the Republican nomination. Among the names that Trump is strongly considering for his vice president is New York Rep. Elise Stefanik, NBC News reports. The 39-year-old House Republican Conference chair – whose 21st District represents several Capital Region counties, including Rensselaer – was brought up during a dinner at the former president’s Mar-a-Lago home in December 2023, according to the outlet. Trump nodded approvingly and referred to Stefanik as “a ki…
Mass Company Issues Recall For Salad Over Life-Threatening Allergic Reaction Mass Company Issues Recall For Salad Over Life-Threatening Allergic Reaction
Mass Company Issues Recall For Salad Over Life-Threatening Allergic Reaction Hans Kissle announced Thursday, Jan. 18, a recall of its 7-ounce packages of Mexican Style Quinoa Salad because the product contains eggs and soy, despite not declaring this, the Food and Drug Administration said.  The prepackaged salads were distributed to Hannaford’s Supermarkets in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Maine, and Vermont.  The Mexican Style Quinoa Salad is marked with the UPC code 036217172018 and have a use by date of 1/22/24.  No illnesses have been reported related to this problem, but the recall was initiated after the product was discover…
Listeria Prompts Recall Of These Spinach, Salad Kits Listeria Prompts Recall Of These Spinach, Salad Kits
Listeria Prompts Recall Of These Spinach, Salad Kits A voluntary recall has been issued across seven states for BrightFarms spinach and four salad kits, the FDA announced on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The recall includes spinach grown by BrightFarms's supplier, Element Farms, located in Pompton Plains, New Jersey. Brightfarms has temporarily suspended the distribution of any spinach grown at the farm due to the recall. The FDA explained there was "potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes" from the products distributed from its Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania facility.  Listeria monocytogenes can cause potentially fatal infe…
Massachusetts Scallops Sold In Stores, Restaurants Could Cause Food Poisoning, FDA Warns Massachusetts Scallops Sold In Stores, Restaurants Could Cause Food Poisoning, FDA Warns
Massachusetts Scallops Sold In Stores, Restaurants Could Cause Food Poisoning, FDA Warns The Food and Drug Administration says restaurants, retailers, and consumers should avoid scallops harvested from a prohibited area in Massachusetts because they may be contaminated and could cause food poisoning.  An unlicensed harvester is believed to have captured the shellfish on Dec. 26-27 and Jan. 1 and incorrectly labeled them with the harvest location FED 514. Massachusetts officials issued a recall on the potentially tainted shellfish on Tuesday, Jan. 9.  The scallops were shipped to restaurants and retailers in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, …
Nor'easter Nears: Here's When To Expect Storm To Arrive, Latest Snowfall Projections Nor'easter Nears: Here's When To Expect Storm To Arrive, Latest Snowfall Projections
Nor'easter Nears: Here's When To Expect Storm To Arrive, Latest Snowfall Projections A complex, massive coast-to-coast winter storm now nearing the region will bring widespread moderate to heavy snow across interior New York and throughout New England and a mix of rain, sleet, and snow along coastal areas. The system is expected to arrive in the Northeast beginning in western areas at around nightfall on Saturday, Jan. 6 before moving out Sunday afternoon, Jan. 7. (For storm arrival times, see the first image above from AccuWeather.com.) Areas in the darkest shade of blue could in the second image above see between 12 and 18 inches of snowfall, with 6 to 12 inches poss…
TGI Fridays Closing These 6 'Underperforming' Massachusetts Restaurants TGI Fridays Closing These 6 'Underperforming' Massachusetts Restaurants
TGI Fridays Closing These 6 'Underperforming' Massachusetts Restaurants TGI Fridays is closing nearly 30 "underperforming" locations across the northeast and will sell eight restaurants to the chain's former CEO, the chain said in a news release. The 27 closures include restaurants in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. In total, 36 TGI Fridays locations are shutting down nationwide. The company says about 1,000 employees, which represent more than 80% of those impacted, will be offered transfer opportunities. "As we continue along our path of transformation to revitalize the Fridays brand and …
Parts of Massachusetts Could See Up To Foot Of Snow As Major Storm Heads For Northeast Parts of Massachusetts Could See Up To Foot Of Snow As Major Storm Heads For Northeast
Parts of Massachusetts Could See Up To Foot Of Snow As Major Storm Heads For Northeast The first projected snowfall totals have been released for a potent coast-to-coast winter storm expected to hit the Northeast midway through the weekend. Click here for a new, updated story - Projected Snowfall Totals Increase As Nor'easter Nears: These Spots Could See 18 Inches Snowfall is expected to begin overnight Saturday, Jan. 6 into Sunday, Jan. 7, according to the National Weather Service. Areas in the darker shade in the image above from AccuWeather.com are expected to see between 6 and 12 inches of snowfall, including parts of upstate New York, northern Connecticut and areas…
235-Mile Trail In MA, CT Named As New US National Park: 'Lined With Natural Beauty' 235-Mile Trail In MA, CT Named As New US National Park: 'Lined With Natural Beauty'
235-Mile Trail In MA, CT Named As New US National Park: 'Lined With Natural Beauty' An over 200-mile trail stretching from the Connecticut shoreline to the northern border of Massachusetts has been designated as one of the country's newest national parks, officials announced. The New England National Scenic Trail, which stretches 235 miles from the Connecticut shoreline on Long Island Sound to the border between Massachusetts and New Hampshire, is one of the country's three newest national parks, the National Park Service announced earlier in December.  The trail received national park status along with the Ice Age National Scenic Trail in Wisconsin and the North Coun…
Raw Dog, Cat Food Sold In MA Being Recalled Due To Contamination Concerns Raw Dog, Cat Food Sold In MA Being Recalled Due To Contamination Concerns
Raw Dog, Cat Food Sold In MA Being Recalled Due To Contamination Concerns The FDA is expanding a recall on a popular raw pet food product that could possibly be contaminated by Salmonella or Listeria monocytogenes, authorities announced. Earlier this month, Blue Ridge Beef began recalling certain lots of their "Kitten Grind," "Puppy Mix," and "Kitten Mix," after the company notified the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services that a sample had tested positive. The products subject to the recall were distributed between Nov. 14 and Dec. 20 packaged in clear plastic sold primarily at stores in these states:  Connecticut; Massachus…
Christmas Eve Day Forecast Changes: Here's When Massachusetts Could See Some Snow Christmas Eve Day Forecast Changes: Here's When Massachusetts Could See Some Snow
Christmas Eve Day Forecast Changes: Here's When Massachusetts Could See Some Snow While the chances for a White Christmas remain unchanged, there's a new wrinkle in the outlook for Christmas Eve Day. Click here for a new, updated story: Surprise Pre-Christmas System Will Bring Mix Of Rain, Sleet, Snow To Northeast Earlier long-range forecasts called for dry conditions in the days before Monday, Dec. 25. But now, there's a window for a chance of showers for most of the Northeast starting shortly after midnight on Sunday, Dec. 24, and continuing into the early afternoon on Christmas Eve Day, which will be mostly cloudy with a high temperature in the mid-40s. But overni…
And Just Like That: Lock Changed, Website Scrubbed Following George Santos’ Historic Ouster And Just Like That: Lock Changed, Website Scrubbed Following George Santos’ Historic Ouster
And Just Like That: Lock Changed, Website Scrubbed Following George Santos’ Historic Ouster Well, that didn’t take long. Now-former New York Rep. George Santos has been all but erased from the halls of Congress following his historic expulsion from office on Friday, Dec. 1. The disgraced Long Island Republican – whose former 3rd District includes parts of Nassau County and Queens – made a hasty exit from the House chamber once it was clear that the required two-thirds majority had been secured to seal his ouster. Earlier Report: US House Expels NY Rep. George Santos In Historic Vote He did not address the throng of reporters who followed him to a waiting car, though CNN …
COVID-19: Cases Of Highly Mutated Pirola Strain Triple In 2 Weeks COVID-19: Cases Of Highly Mutated Pirola Strain Triple In 2 Weeks
Covid-19: Cases Of Highly Mutated Pirola Strain Triple In 2 Weeks Nationwide cases of the so-called COVID-19 Pirola subvariant have tripled in two weeks. The strain officially known as BA.2.86 has been particularly prominent in New York.  It now makes up 9 percent of COVID cases in the US, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). World Health Organization (WHO) authorities said they consider BA.2.86 to be part of the Omicron variant family, but that could change if the strain spreads more widely even though Pirola's 30 mutations are from the BA.2 lineage, which was the dominant Omicron strain …
Parents Of 3 Killed In Thanksgiving Crash On Roadway In Region Were Beloved Attorneys Parents Of 3 Killed In Thanksgiving Crash On Roadway In Region Were Beloved Attorneys
Parents Of 3 Killed In Thanksgiving Crash On Roadway In Region Were Beloved Attorneys The young parents from New York who were killed in a horrific crash while visiting family in Connecticut on Thanksgiving Day both worked as attorneys. The single-vehicle crash happened in Hartford County just after 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23 near the Bristol/Farmington town line on Stevens Street in Bristol. The initial investigation showed that a westbound vehicle was traveling on Morea Road in Farmington, had crossed into Bristol on Stevens Street, east of Cherry Hill Drive, and had left the roadway to the right, striking a roadway sign and vegetation/trees. Bristol Police sai…
Post-Thanksgiving Storm Strengthens As It Heads Toward Northeast Post-Thanksgiving Storm Strengthens As It Heads Toward Northeast
Post-Thanksgiving Storm Strengthens As It Heads Toward Northeast A coastal storm intensifying in the mid-Atlantic will bring widespread rain with sleet and snow in some interior locations in the Northeast at the tail end of Thanksgiving weekend, affecting travel. The time frame for the system is late Sunday afternoon, Nov. 26 into the early morning hours of Monday, Nov. 27, according to the National Weather Service. "On Sunday, rain will mainly be confined to eastern Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware before spreading into New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York by Sunday night," according to AccuWeather.com. "By Monday, rain will primarily focus acros…
This Massachusetts Zip Code Among Most Expensive In US: Here's Where It Ranks This Massachusetts Zip Code Among Most Expensive In US: Here's Where It Ranks
This Massachusetts Zip Code Among Most Expensive In US: Here's Where It Ranks The Northeast is well-represented in new rankings of the 100 most expensive zip codes in the nation. Two of the top 10 zip codes according to Property Shark Real Estate Reports are in New York, with both on Long Island, in the Hamptons: No. 2 Sagaponack (zip code 11962) with a median home sale price in 2023 of $8,075,000, No. 6 (tie) Water Mill (11976) with a median home sale price in 2023 of $4,500,000. Six of the Top 10 zip codes are in California, including No. 1 Atherton (94027), located near San Francisco, ($8,300,000 median sales price). California has 79 of the 100 p…
This Thanksgiving Side Dish Reigns Supreme In Massachusetts: Survey This Thanksgiving Side Dish Reigns Supreme In Massachusetts: Survey
This Thanksgiving Side Dish Reigns Supreme In Massachusetts: Survey In Massachusetts, there is one Thanksgiving side dish to rule them all, and at the dinner table bind them.  A recent study of Google Trends data by the website Zippia found the most searched recipes in every state. In North Carolina, it's biscuits. New Yorkers are reaching for sweet potatoes with marshmallows, and Virginians want mac and cheese.  So, what's the most important side dish for Bay Staters? Mashed potatoes.  They're not alone. Nine states also had the Thanksgiving staple as their top pick, making it the most popular in the country. That includes in nearby Connect…