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Former Trump Hater J.D. Vance Selected As Donald Trump's VP Candidate Former Trump Hater J.D. Vance Selected As Donald Trump's VP Candidate
Former Trump Hater J.D. Vance Selected As Donald Trump's VP Candidate Former President Donald Trump unveiled his vice presidential running mate late Monday afternoon, July 15.  US Sen. J.D. Vance of Ohio, age 39, was announced as the pick by Trump on Truth Social just ahead of his appearance at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee. The post reads as follows: "After lengthy deliberation and thought, and considering the tremendous talents of many others, I have decided that the person best suited to assume the position of Vice President of the United States is Senator J.D. Vance of the Great State of Ohio. J.D. honorably served our Country…
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Due To Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Due To Salmonella Outbreak
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Due To 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…
Northern Westchester School Board Member, Sister Of Michigan Gov. Drops Out Of Congress Race Northern Westchester School Board Member, Sister Of Michigan Gov. Drops Out Of Congress Race
Northern Westchester School Board Member, Sister Of Michigan Gov. Drops Out Of Congress Race A school board member and small business owner from Northern Westchester who is also the sister of Michigan's governor has suspended her campaign to represent much of the Hudson Valley in the US Congress. Katonah resident and Democrat Liz Gereghty, the sister of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, announced on Wednesday, Nov. 29 that she would be dropping out of the race for New York's 17th District seat. Earlier Report - Katonah-Lewisboro School Board Member, Sister Of Michigan Governor Enters Race For Congress Instead, Gereghty, a member of the Katonah-Lewisboro School Board, endorsed…
Seen Him Or This Jeep? 22-Year-Old NY Collegiate Athlete Has Been Missing Nearly A Week Seen Him Or This Jeep? 22-Year-Old NY Collegiate Athlete Has Been Missing Nearly A Week
Seen Him Or This Jeep? 22-Year-Old NY Collegiate Athlete Has Been Missing Nearly A Week A 22-year-old college athlete in New York has been missing for nearly a week, and authorities are asking for the public's help in locating him. Matthew Grant, a senior co-captain on the wrestling team at the Rochester Institute of Technology, was last seen on Monday, Nov. 20 at 10 p.m.  He's about 5-foot-8, and 150 pounds, with brown hair, and brown eyes, and was last observed wearing a green North Face jacket and blue jeans, according to authorities at RIT. He was operating a 2014 dark charcoal gray Jeep Cherokee with Michigan license plate number ESR8141, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Off…
NY AG James Joins Lawsuit Against Meta With 32 Other States: 'They Must Be Held Accountable' NY AG James Joins Lawsuit Against Meta With 32 Other States: 'They Must Be Held Accountable'
NY AG James Joins Lawsuit Against Meta With 32 Other States: 'They Must Be Held Accountable' New York Attorney General Letitia James and a group of attorneys general from 32 other states have filed a federal lawsuit against Meta for contributing to a mental health crisis among young people, officials announced. The lawsuit, filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, alleges that the social media company knowingly designed and implemented features on Instagram, Facebook, and other platforms that purposefully take advantage of children and teens, James' office announced on Tuesday, Oct. 24.  Additionally, the lawsuit also charges Meta with collecting…
COVID-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Now Identified In 10 States COVID-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Now Identified In 10 States
Covid-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Now Identified In 10 States A newly identified COVID-19 strain with around 30 mutations has now been identified in 10 states. Cases of the BA.2.86 strain, known as Pirola, have been confirmed in:  Colorado, Maryland, Michigan, New York,  Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington. The Michigan case, the first in the US, was an older woman who had recently returned from Japan who reportedly had mild symptoms. Related story - COVID-19: These Are Most Likely Symptoms Of New Pirola Variant Spreading In US At a World Health Organization (WHO) news briefing late last month, authorities said …
COVID-19: Increase In Cases Sparks Concern At Start Of School Year COVID-19: Increase In Cases Sparks Concern At Start Of School Year
Covid-19: Increase In Cases Sparks Concern At Start Of School Year There's always plenty of anxiety at the start of a new school year, but that's especially true now due to increased COVID-19 cases. COVID-related hospitalizations have increased in the US for six straight weeks, with a 19-percent increase reported in the most recent week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The White House announced that First Lady Jill Biden tested positive for COVID on Monday morning, Sept. 5, and is experiencing “mild symptoms." Three school districts in Kentucky and Texas briefly suspended in-person classes after surges of COVID cases. T…
COVID-19: These Are Most Likely Symptoms Of New Pirola Variant Spreading In US COVID-19: These Are Most Likely Symptoms Of New Pirola Variant Spreading In US
Covid-19: These Are Most Likely Symptoms Of New Pirola Variant Spreading In US The most likely symptoms of a new COVID-19 variant with around 30 mutations are expected to be similar to the highly contagious Omicron strain based on reports so far. COVID-related hospitalizations have increased in the US for six straight weeks, with a 19-percent increase reported in the most recent week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The BA.2.86 strain, known as Pirola, has now been identified in five states: New York, Texas, Michigan, Virginia, and Ohio. The strain was first detected in Israel around Sunday, Aug. 20, and cases have also been identif…
COVID-19: First Case Of Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Confirmed In NY COVID-19: First Case Of Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Confirmed In NY
Covid-19: First Case Of Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Confirmed In NY A newly identified COVID-19 strain with around 30 mutations is spreading in the nation and around the world, with a fourth state in America and several more countries confirming cases. Click here for a new, updated report - COVID-19: These Are Most Likely Symptoms Of New Pirola Variant Spreading In US The BA.2.86 strain, known as Pirola, has now been identified in four states: New York, Michigan, Virginia, and Ohio.  New York became the latest state to report the presence of the variant this week after wastewater samples tested positive for the strain. "While we have yet …
COVID-19: Hochul Urges 'Appropriate Precautions' After New Variant With 30 Mutations Identified COVID-19: Hochul Urges 'Appropriate Precautions' After New Variant With 30 Mutations Identified
Covid-19: Hochul Urges 'Appropriate Precautions' After New Variant With 30 Mutations Identified State health officials say while a newly identified COVID-19 strain that may cause breakthrough infections has not yet been detected in New York, residents should take steps to protect themselves. The BA.2.86 strain, now known as Pirola, has been identified in three states: Michigan, Virginia, and Ohio, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). So far, the BA.2.86 variant has not been detected in New York, where officials have relied on a dual surveillance strategy using wastewater testing and laboratory clinical analysis, Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office said. Officials…
COVID-19: New Variant With 30 Mutations May Cause Breakthrough Infections, CDC Warns COVID-19: New Variant With 30 Mutations May Cause Breakthrough Infections, CDC Warns
Covid-19: New Variant With 30 Mutations May Cause Breakthrough Infections, CDC Warns A newly identified COVID-19 strain with around 30 mutations may cause breakthrough infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The BA.2.86 strain, now known as Pirola, has been identified in three states: Michigan, Virginia, and Ohio. The Michigan case, the first in the US, was an older woman who had recently returned from Japan. "BA.2.86 may be more capable of causing infection in people who have previously had COVID-19 or who have received COVID-19 vaccines," the CDC said in a Risk Assessment Summary. "Scientists are evaluating the effectiveness of the f…
COVID-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Spreading In US With New Cases Confirmed COVID-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Spreading In US With New Cases Confirmed
Covid-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Spreading In US With New Cases Confirmed Scientists are scrambling to study a newly identified COVID-19 strain with around 30 mutations spreading in the United States and multiple other countries. Click here for a new, updated story - COVID-19: First Case Of Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Confirmed In NY The BA.2.86 strain, known as Pirola, has now been identified in three states: Michigan, Virginia, and Ohio. The Michigan case, the first in the US, was an older woman who had recently returned from Japan. At a World Health Organization (WHO) news briefing on Friday, Aug. 25, authorities said they consider BA.2.86 to be…
Recall Issued For Deli Meat Distributed In Several States, Including New York Recall Issued For Deli Meat Distributed In Several States, Including New York
Recall Issued For Deli Meat Distributed In Several States, Including New York A recall has been issued for a brand of deli meat sold in several states, including New York. Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 15,165 pounds of ready-to-eat mortadella deli meat products due to misbranding and undeclared allergen, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product may contain pistachio (tree nuts), a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The ready-to-eat mortadella deli meat products were produced on March 27, 2023, March 30, 2023, and April 4, 2023. Click this link from the USDA to view p…
Northern Westchester School Board Member, Sister Of Michigan Governor Enters Race For Congress Northern Westchester School Board Member, Sister Of Michigan Governor Enters Race For Congress
Northern Westchester School Board Member, Sister Of Michigan Governor Enters Race For Congress A small business owner and school board member in Northern Westchester who is also the sister of Michigan's governor is kicking off a campaign to represent much of the Hudson Valley in the US Congress.  Katonah resident and Democrat Liz Gereghty, the sister of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, announced her intention to run for New York's 17th District seat on Tuesday, May 5 on both social media and in a video campaign ad released online.  The 17th District, which includes all or parts of Rockland, Westchester, Putnam, and Dutchess counties, is currently represented by Republican Rep. Mike L…
Honda Recalls 564K Vehicles Due To Rust Risk Concern Honda Recalls 564K Vehicles Due To Rust Risk Concern
Honda Recalls 564K Vehicles Due To Rust Risk Concern Hundreds of thousands of Honda SUVs are being recalled due to concerns that road salt could cause the frame of the vehicle to rust and unintentionally detach parts of the rear suspension. Officials announced this week that Honda is recalling nearly 564,000 CR-V models that were produced between 2007 and 2011 that were sold in states where salt and other de-icing chemicals are used to clear roads during winter storms. According to Honda, “in salt-belt states where de-icing agents are used to maintain the roadway, the de-icing agents, along with mud and water, could enter the rear frame throu…
3.4K Pounds Of Beef Chuck Product Recalled Due To Possible E. Coli Contamination 3.4K Pounds Of Beef Chuck Product Recalled Due To Possible E. Coli Contamination
3.4K Pounds Of Beef Chuck Product Recalled Due To Possible E. Coli Contamination Thousands of pounds of a beef chuck product are being recalled due to possible E. coli contamination. Approximately 3,436 pounds of various weights of boneless items labeled "Elkhorn Valley Pride Angus Beef 61226 BEEF CHUCK 2PC BNLS" were packed on Thursday, Feb. 16,  the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Friday, March 24. View the product label here. The complete list of serial numbers and box count numbers can be found here. The product subject to recall bears the establishment number “EST. M-19549” inside the USDA mark of inspect…
New Listeria Outbreak With Unknown Food Source Under Investigation In NY New Listeria Outbreak With Unknown Food Source Under Investigation In NY
New Listeria Outbreak With Unknown Food Source Under Investigation In NY A new multi-state outbreak of infections from Listeria is under investigation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "A specific food item has not yet been identified as the source of this outbreak," the CDC said in a statement released on Wednesday, Feb. 15. "However, CDC is concerned that several recent illnesses have been reported. Listeria illness is rare, but it can result in serious illness or death." A total of 11 illnesses have been reported in 10 states, including New York, shown in the image above. Of those states, Michigan is the only state with more than one il…
$1 Million Powerball Winners: 3 Tickets Sold In NY $1 Million Powerball Winners: 3 Tickets Sold In NY
$1 Million Powerball Winners: 3 Tickets Sold In NY Five Powerball tickets, including three in New York, matched all five numbers to win $1 million. Two of the NY winners are on Long Island, both in Nassau County: Barefoot Peddler at 37 Glen Cove Rd. in Greenvale.  Farmingdale Petroleum at 400 South Oyster Bay Rd. in Hickville.  The other NY winner came from lower Manhattan, at Liberty News and Gifts at 4 South Street.  The other two of the five were sold in Michigan. A single ticket in Washington State won the jackpot worth $754.6 million ($407.2 million cash) after matching all six numbers drawn in the Monday, Feb. 6 draw…
George Santos Dons Assault Rifle Pin On House Floor Days After FL Mass Shooting (Poll) George Santos Dons Assault Rifle Pin On House Floor Days After FL Mass Shooting (Poll)
George Santos Dons Assault Rifle Pin On House Floor Days After FL Mass Shooting (Poll) If you thought New York Congressman George Santos couldn’t possibly spark any more controversy than he already has, think again. The Twittersphere erupted in outrage on Wednesday, Feb. 1, when the freshman Republican lawmaker representing parts of Nassau County and Queens was seen wearing an assault rifle pin while speaking on the floor of the US House of Representatives. Related Report - Bye George: Embattled Nassau Rep Santos Stepping Down 'Temporarily' From Committee Assignments It came just two days after at least 11 people were injured in what police described as a targeted mass shoo…
$1M Powerball Ticket Sold At Convenience Store In Hudson Valley $1M Powerball Ticket Sold At Convenience Store In Hudson Valley
$1M Powerball Ticket Sold At Convenience Store In Hudson Valley One lucky person is $1 million richer after a winning second-place Powerball ticket was sold in the Hudson Valley.  The ticket, one of six sold across the country, was sold in Orange County at the Cumberland Farms in Chester at 38 Brookside Road for the Wednesday, Oct. 26 drawing, according to New York Lottery officials. No one picked the winning numbers of 19-36-37-46-56 with the Powerball of 24, to walk away with the entire $715 million jackpot. The $1 million ticket sold in Chester had five correct numbers, but not the Powerball, lottery officials said. Winning $1 million tickets …
Here's Where NY Ranks Among US States For Most Confrontational Drivers Here's Where NY Ranks Among US States For Most Confrontational Drivers
Here's Where NY Ranks Among US States For Most Confrontational Drivers When it comes to keeping your cool behind the wheel, New Yorkers appear to be among the coolest, according to a new survey from Forbes Advisor.  The outlet spoke with 5,000 drivers across the country using 10 key metrics to identify the states with the most confrontational drivers. Drivers were asked about their experiences with aggressive driving maneuvers, including whether they’d ever been tailgated, cut off, followed, or intentionally rammed by other drivers. Based on the responses, states were then scored from one (least confrontational) to 100 (most confrontational). New York…
Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Whole Foods Salad Dressing Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Whole Foods Salad Dressing
Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Whole Foods Salad Dressing A Whole Foods Market salad dressing is being recalled because it contains undeclared allergens. Van Law Food Products Inc. announced on Friday, Aug. 26, that it is recalling Whole Foods Market 365 Organic Creamy Caesar Dressing because the products contain undeclared soy and wheat allergens. The products were distributed to stores in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, North Carolina, Michigan, and more states. Find the full list of states here. The company said no illnesses have been linked to the recalled products as of the announcement. The recalled products come in 12-ounce glass bot…
E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Wendy's Grows, CDC Says E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Wendy's Grows, CDC Says
E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Wendy's Grows, CDC Says A multi-state E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce in sandwiches at Wendy's has grown, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). There have now been 55 more reported infections in the outbreak, bringing the total number of cases to 84, and hospitalizations to 34, the CDC announced Thursday, Aug. 25. In its initial report on the outbreak, about three dozen people were sickened, with 10 hospitalized, in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana. Wendy's said in a statement that it's "fully cooperating with public health authorities on their ongoi…
E. Coli Outbreak Sickening Dozens May Be Linked To Wendy's In 4 States, CDC Says E. Coli Outbreak Sickening Dozens May Be Linked To Wendy's In 4 States, CDC Says
E. Coli Outbreak Sickening Dozens May Be Linked To Wendy's In 4 States, CDC Says An E. coli outbreak in four states that may be linked to Wendy's has sickened at least 37 people and put 10 in the hospital, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A specific food has not yet been confirmed as the source of this outbreak, but many sick people reported eating sandwiches with romaine lettuce at Wendy’s restaurants in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania before getting sick, the CDC said. An illness related to the outbreak was also reported in Indiana. Wendy's said in a statement that it's "fully cooperating with public health authorities on their o…
Man Dies After Single-Vehicle Crash On Hudson Valley Roadway Man Dies After Single-Vehicle Crash On Hudson Valley Roadway
Man Dies After Single-Vehicle Crash On Hudson Valley Roadway A 51-year-old man died after losing control of his motorcycle on a Hudson Valley roadway. The crash took place in Dutchess County around noon on Saturday, Aug. 13 in Stormville at the intersection of Route 216 and Phillips Road. According to the East Fishkill Police, when officers arrived on the crash scene they found a man nearby unresponsive.  The man, a native of Michigan, was the sole occupant involved in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.  A preliminary investigation revealed that the man was traveling northbound on Route 216 and lost control of th…
Salad Kits Distributed In NY Recalled Due To Undeclared Allergens Salad Kits Distributed In NY Recalled Due To Undeclared Allergens
Salad Kits Distributed In NY Recalled Due To Undeclared Allergens A company is recalling salad kits that were distributed in New York because they may contain undeclared allergens.Fifth Season issued a recall of a limited number of its Crunchy Sesame Salad kits due to the possible inclusion of a dressing packet that contains milk and egg, allergens that are not declared on the label. The company said consumers with allergies or sensitivities should discard of the recalled products, as they can cause serious or life-threatening reactions. The recalled kits have best-by dates of Aug. 15, 2022, and Aug. 16, 2022, and a UPC Code of 52070008147. Fifth Se…
Panera Soup Sold At Grocery Stores Recalled Due To Undeclared Allergen Panera Soup Sold At Grocery Stores Recalled Due To Undeclared Allergen
Panera Soup Sold At Grocery Stores Recalled Due To Undeclared Allergen More than 2,000 cases of Panera soups that were sold in grocery stores have been recalled due to an undeclared wheat allergen. Blount Fine Foods announced on Friday, June 24, that it is recalling 2,569 cases of 16-ounce Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder. The recall is limited to products with lot number 042122-2K and “Use By” date of 6/30/22, the company said. The products also have a UPC code of 077958690812. The recalled soups are sold in refrigerated cases in the deli department of certain grocery stores, and they are not sold at Panera restaurants, Blount Fine Foods said.…
Man Allegedly Groomed 80-Plus Children Worldwide To Produce Child Porn, With Victims In NY Man Allegedly Groomed 80-Plus Children Worldwide To Produce Child Porn, With Victims In NY
Man Allegedly Groomed 80-Plus Children Worldwide To Produce Child Porn, With Victims In NY Over 80 children worldwide— between the ages of six and 13-years-old— were allegedly groomed by a California man to produce child porn, authorities announced. Demetrius Carl Davis, age 24, posed as an 11-year-old girl called “Lizzy” to form online relationships with the children and convince them to perform and record sexual acts on other children in their lives, according to a report released by the Sheriff’s Internet Crimes Against Children task force. VIDEO PRESS RELEASE: Child Sexual Predator Suspect "Lizzy" Arrested Posted by Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, April 26…
Recall Issued For Baby Formula After Illnesses Reported, FDA Says Recall Issued For Baby Formula After Illnesses Reported, FDA Says
Recall Issued For Baby Formula After Illnesses Reported, FDA Says Federal authorities announced a recall of powdered baby formula that has caused illnesses in children. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Michigan-based Abbott is initiating a proactive, voluntary recall of powder formula that includes Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare. In a press release, the FDA announced it is investigating multiple consumer complaints of Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella Newport infections that resulted in four infant illnesses and hospitalizations in three states. Cronobacter may have contributed to a death in one case, according to the report. A…
Former College Football Standout Who Lived In Westchester Dies At Age 45 Former College Football Standout Who Lived In Westchester Dies At Age 45
Former College Football Standout Who Lived In Westchester Dies At Age 45 A Westchester County resident and former college football standout has died at the age of 45. James “Dylan” Karczewski, of Larchmont, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 9, according to his obituary. Karczewski grew up in Michigan, where he gained recognition for his skills as a running back. He went on to be a four-year letterman in the football program at Dartmouth College. He is survived by his wife, Meaghan, and his two children, Cavan and Win, and his parents, James and Katie. His wake was scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 16, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Coxe & Graziano Funeral H…
Infant Formula Recalled Nationwide For Possible Health Risks Infant Formula Recalled Nationwide For Possible Health Risks
Infant Formula Recalled Nationwide For Possible Health Risks Infant formula sold across the US is being recalled after testing found that the product "did not meet specific nutrition and labeling requirements for infant formula, even though it is marketed as such.” The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Moor Herbs is recalling all 16-ounce bottles of Angel Formula sold since February 2019 due to the presence of too much iron, sodium, and potassium, and too little Vitamin D. Officials said that the former issue could cause an overload of iron or an electrolyte imbalance, while the lack of Vitamin D could cause rickets, “a softening …