New Eatery Celebrates Grand Opening In Westchester New Eatery Celebrates Grand Opening In Westchester
New Eatery Celebrates Grand Opening In Westchester Sushi lovers will want to check out a new Northern Westchester restaurant that just celebrated its grand opening.  Sushi Express, located in Yorktown at 1925 Commerce St., held its grand opening on Thursday, Feb. 22.  The opening event was attended by New York State Sen. Pete Harckham, who announced the restaurant's opening on his Facebook page.  "It’s always great to see locally owned businesses open in our community," Harckham said.  The eatery offers various sushi rolls, sashimi, hand rolls, sushi entrees, and salads.  Special rolls include the Spicy Eskimo Ro…
New Adult-Use Cannabis Dispensary To Celebrate Opening In Westchester: Here's When New Adult-Use Cannabis Dispensary To Celebrate Opening In Westchester: Here's When
New Adult-Use Cannabis Dispensary To Celebrate Opening In Westchester: Here's When Another adult-use cannabis dispensary is set to celebrate its grand opening in Westchester.  An Etain adult-use dispensary, located in White Plains at 75 Mamaroneck Ave., will hold the event on Friday, March 1 at noon, the company announced.  The new dispensary will be operated by Etain, a woman-founded company that is one of the original medical cannabis operators in New York and has been in the business for nearly a decade.  "Westchester has been Etain’s home for many years, and the significance of unveiling the first co-located dispensary in this community holds a profoun…
Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: CPSC Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: CPSC
Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: Cpsc Multiple biometric gun safes are being recalled nationwide due to locks that can fail and allow access to unauthorized users, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced.  On Thursday, Feb. 22, the agency issued a series of recall alerts regarding four safes that are subject to the recall due to the faulty locks.  Products subject to the recall:  Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes CPSC MouTec brand Biometric Firearm Safes MouTec brand Biometric Firearm Safes CPSC Machir Biometric Personal Safes Machir Biometric Personal Safe…
Pizzeria Permanently Closes In Larchmont: 'Thank You To All Customers' Pizzeria Permanently Closes In Larchmont: 'Thank You To All Customers'
Pizzeria Permanently Closes In Larchmont: 'Thank You To All Customers' After a little over a year in business, a pizzeria in Westchester has permanently closed. Alondra's Restaurant, located in Larchmont at 18 Chatsworth Ave., announced its permanent closure in a social media post on Saturday, Feb. 10.  "The doors have closed forever," the owners wrote in their post, continuing, "Thank you to all the customers who supported us for a long year."  No other reason for the closure was given. The eatery, which opened in early 2023, had served Neapolitan pizza as well as classic Italian-inspired dishes.  The news of the closure prompted some sad re…
New Store, Deli Opens For Business In Hudson Valley New Store, Deli Opens For Business In Hudson Valley
New Store, Deli Opens For Business In Hudson Valley A new grocery store and deli is now open in the Hudson Valley.  Anita's Grocery & Deli, located in Putnam County at 299 Peekskill Hollow Rd. in Putnam Valley, held its grand opening on Saturday, Feb. 17.  In attendance at the celebration was Putnam County Legislator Bill Gouldman, who announced the store's opening on social media. "We wish them best wishes. Let's show our support for these Putnam Valley residents," Gouldman wrote in his post.  The store offers a selection of American, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian food. 
Workout Facility Founded By NFL Player To Open Westchester Location Workout Facility Founded By NFL Player To Open Westchester Location
Workout Facility Founded By NFL Player To Open Westchester Location If you want to shed a few pounds and get started on that summer body, you may want to check out an upcoming state-of-the-art workout facility in Northern Westchester.  D1 Training, a training facility franchise founded by former NFL player Will Bartholomew, will open a new location in Armonk at 130 Business Park Dr. on Monday, Feb. 26.  The facility will be owned by Kyle Stover and Jennifer Lung, who have already operated a physical therapy business in the Armonk area for 12 years.  Those who visit the new facility will be able to try a sports-science-backed traini…
Nationwide Recall Issued For Meat Products Due To Possible Contamination Nationwide Recall Issued For Meat Products Due To Possible Contamination
Nationwide Recall Issued For Meat Products Due To Possible Contamination A  nationwide recall has been issued for a brand of meat products. Fratelli Beretta USA, Inc., based in Mount Olive, NJ, says the undetermined amount of ready-to-eat (RTE) meat charcuterie products containing Coppa may be under-processed, which may have resulted in possible contamination with foodborne pathogens. The recall was announced by the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The Coppa products have various best-by-dates.  Coppa, a dry-cured capicola, is a boneless pork shoulder product that is dry-cured. Click here to view product…
Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States, Including NY, Due To Possible Listeria Contamination Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States, Including NY, Due To Possible Listeria Contamination
Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States, Including NY, 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…
Popular Westchester Restaurant Featured On Michelin Guide To Reopen Under New Name Popular Westchester Restaurant Featured On Michelin Guide To Reopen Under New Name
Popular Westchester Restaurant Featured On Michelin Guide To Reopen Under New Name A popular restaurant in Northern Westchester featured on the prestigious Michelin Guide has announced that it will be closing and reopening under a new name.  La Crémaillère, located in Bedford at 46 Bedford-Banksville Rd., announced that it will be closing for repairs and renovations before reopening as Le Poisson, according to the business's website. The new eatery will be led by Chef Thomas Burke and will be a "seafood forward, fine dining" French restaurant, the business's owners said.  "We will feature only the finest quality seafood, a great wine list, and our classic …
Popular Westchester Pizzeria Celebrates Grand Re-Opening Under New Owners Popular Westchester Pizzeria Celebrates Grand Re-Opening Under New Owners
Popular Westchester Pizzeria Celebrates Grand Re-Opening Under New Owners A well-liked pizzeria in Westchester celebrated its grand reopening after being taken over by new owners.  Bella Rosa Pizzeria, located in Yonkers at 1455 Nepperhan Ave., celebrated its grand reopening between Thursday, Feb. 1, and Sunday, Feb. 4 after being purchased by new owners Danielle and Manuel Peppers.  The celebrations included a ribbon-cutting ceremony joined by Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano in addition to several specials.  The pizzeria, which prides itself as "Hastings & Yonkers' Best Kept Secret" on its website, uses locally sourced ingredients for…
Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns
Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns More than three-quarters of a million Honda and Acura vehicles are being recalled due to potentially faulty air bags that could cause them to deploy unexpectedly. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that the motor vehicle giant is recalling upwards of 750,000 cars, SUVs, minivans, and pick-up trucks due to the malfunctioning air bags, which could pose a safety hazard, the agency says. Recalled models include Honda Civic, Accord, CR-V, Fit, HR-V, Insight, Odyssey, Pilot, Passport, Ridgeline vehicles, as well as the Acura MDX, RDX and TLX that were produc…
Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products
Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products Supermarket chain Stew Leonard’s has recalled several of its chicken products. The company said the voluntary recall was issued because the chicken salad and sliced chicken items may contain undeclared milk.  The products were sold in Stew Leonard’s deli department between August 2022 and Monday, Jan. 29, 2024. The products are: Sliced and Shaved Chicken Sliced and Shaved Buffalo Chicken Chicken Salad Chicken Salad Sub Sandwich Buffalo Chicken Salad Boom Boom Chicken Salad Cape Cod Chicken Salad  Lite Chicken Salad  The products were sold at Stew Leonard’s seven loca…
Quaker Oats Expands Recall Of Cereals, Bars, Snacks Due To Salmonella Threat: Here's Latest Quaker Oats Expands Recall Of Cereals, Bars, Snacks Due To Salmonella Threat: Here's Latest
Quaker Oats Expands Recall Of Cereals, Bars, Snacks Due To Salmonella Threat: Here's Latest The Quaker Oats Company has added a new product to a recall for some of its cereals, bars, and snacks because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The products were sold in all 50 states plus Puerto Rico. The initial recall, announced in mid-December, was first expanded in early January to include additional products. The latest item was added to the recall list on Wednesday, Jan. 31 -- a granola bar with Best Before dates of Feb. 10 or Feb. 11, 2024 that was discontinued in September 2023. "Consumers should check their pantries and dispose of the product," Quaker O…
Supplements Sold Nationwide Being Recalled Due To Presence Of 'Gas Station Heroin' In Products Supplements Sold Nationwide Being Recalled Due To Presence Of 'Gas Station Heroin' In Products
Supplements Sold Nationwide Being Recalled Due To Presence Of 'Gas Station Heroin' In Products Federal Health officials are cautioning consumers to avoid certain products that may contain an ingredient known as "gas station heroin."  Neptune Resources LLC announced a voluntary recall of all lots of "Neptune's Fix Elixir," "Neptune's Fix Extra Strength Elixir," and Neptune's Fix Tablets due to the possible presence of tianeptine, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced. Tianeptine, which has been called "gas station heroin" by some, is not FDA-approved for any medical use, and its presence in the products prompted the nationwide recall. "The presence of tianepti…
New Restaurant Now Serving Up Burgers In Westchester: 'Delicious, Seasoned Amazingly' New Restaurant Now Serving Up Burgers In Westchester: 'Delicious, Seasoned Amazingly'
New Restaurant Now Serving Up Burgers In Westchester: 'Delicious, Seasoned Amazingly' If you're looking to satisfy an urge for a delicious burger, the perfect spot just opened for business at a Westchester waterfront.  Urge Burger, located in Yonkers at 1 Van Der Donck St. on the city's Waterfront, opened on Tuesday, Jan. 23, and is already becoming a hit among visitors.  The eatery serves a wide variety of burgers with different toppings, including:  The signature "Urge Burger," served with lettuce, tomato, pickles, chopped onions, American cheese and "Urge Sauce,"  A bacon burger served with aged white cheddar, red onions, and hors…
Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY
Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY A recall has been issued for a popular brand of potato chips sold in New York. Utz Quality Foods, LLC is issuing the voluntary recall for 88 cases of Utz 2.75 oz. Wavy Original Potato Chips due to an undeclared milk allergen.  The UPC code for the recalled product is 0-41780-19014-7 and the expiration date is May 06, 2024. The recall was initiated after Utz learned that approximately 1,200 single-serve bags of the chips were flavored with seasoning instead of plain Utz Wavy Original Potato Chips.  "People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may run the ri…
Ford Recalling Nearly 2 Million Explorers Due To Faulty Trim-Retention Clips Ford Recalling Nearly 2 Million Explorers Due To Faulty Trim-Retention Clips
Ford Recalling Nearly 2 Million Explorers Due To Faulty Trim-Retention Clips Nearly two million popular Ford SUVs are being recalled due to the possibility a piece of trim could fly off the vehicles and create havoc for other drivers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced this week that Ford is recalling 1,889,110 Explorer vehicles that were produced between 2011 and 2019. It impacts an estimated 5 percent of Explorers that were produced during that stretch. Documents posted this week by the NHTSA state that a detached piece of trim that covers the roof support near the windshield could potentially fall off the vehicles due to retenti…
New Info On Pair Of Brands Released After Massive Nationwide Eye Drop Recall New Info On Pair Of Brands Released After Massive Nationwide Eye Drop Recall
New Info On Pair Of Brands Released After Massive Nationwide Eye Drop Recall A nationwide recall of more than two dozen eye drop products has just been amended. The original recall was announced this past November for 27 drops distributed to wholesalers and retailers by Velocity Pharma LLC. The recall was issued due to potential safety concerns after Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigators found insanitary conditions. In a new announcement, the company said product details on two of the brands sold at outlets including Rite Aid have been corrected. The two drops and the changes are: Lubricant Gel Drops, 15 ml., Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium Ey…
All-New Eatery Opens For Business In Westchester: Here's Where All-New Eatery Opens For Business In Westchester: Here's Where
All-New Eatery Opens For Business In Westchester: Here's Where If you're looking to try a new restaurant with some unique cuisine, a new establishment in Westchester may be a good option.  LEMAK Malaysian, located in Scarsdale at 62 Garth Rd., is open for business as of Friday, Jan. 19, according to the eatery's website.  The restaurant is now serving up authentic Malaysian cuisine. The menu is split up into soups and salads, small plates, nasi (rice), noodle soup bar, and specialty entrees, in addition to drinks and desserts.  Examples of each category include:  Small Plates:  Roti Canai, which is pan-fried flatbread serve…
Petition Started To Keep Popular Store Open In Westchester: 'Sad News' Petition Started To Keep Popular Store Open In Westchester: 'Sad News'
Petition Started To Keep Popular Store Open In Westchester: 'Sad News' In response to a popular store announcing its upcoming closure, town officials in Westchester have started a petition in an effort to keep it open or encourage a similar business to take its place. The petition was created by Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner to help convince the owners of the Rite Aid located in Hartsdale at 196 East Hartsdale Ave. to keep the business open, Feiner announced on Wednesday, Jan. 17.  The store is planning to close in February. However, Feiner said that many residents without cars, including seniors, depend on the store for groceries, toiletries, an…
This Westchester Eatery Named As One Of Best Restaurants In Suburbs By Forbes: Report This Westchester Eatery Named As One Of Best Restaurants In Suburbs By Forbes: Report
This Westchester Eatery Named As One Of Best Restaurants In Suburbs By Forbes: Report An Italian restaurant in Westchester with a classic diner setting has been named one of the best eateries in the suburbs in a new report by Forbes.  Trattoria Vivolo, located in Harrison at 301 Halstead Ave., was recognized as one of the "best Italian restaurants in the 'burbs" by Forbes in a report on Tuesday, Jan. 9. In its write-up, the outlet praised several of the restaurant's menu items, including the polenta con funghi, the Eggplant rollatine, as well as the baccalà.  Forbes also highlighted several of the restaurant's pasta dishes such as the lasagna al for…
Millions Of Plastic Furniture Anchor Kits Recalled Due To Entrapment Hazard For Children Millions Of Plastic Furniture Anchor Kits Recalled Due To Entrapment Hazard For Children
Millions Of Plastic Furniture Anchor Kits Recalled Due To Entrapment Hazard For Children A massive recall of furniture tip kits and tip restraints sold across the country since 2019 are being recalled due to possible entrapment hazards to children, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced. New Age Industries is recalling millions of products that feature plastic zip ties that can become brittle or break, potentially allowing a clothing storage unit believed to be anchored to the wall to detach, creating the potential for serious injuries or death to children. There have been two reports of New Age tip kits breaking, though no injuries have been reported as of …
Quaker Expands Nationwide Recall For Cereals, Bars, Snacks Due To Salmonella Threat Quaker Expands Nationwide Recall For Cereals, Bars, Snacks Due To Salmonella Threat
Quaker Expands Nationwide Recall For Cereals, Bars, Snacks Due To Salmonella Threat The Quaker Oats Company has expanded a recall for some of its cereals, bars, and snacks because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella it announced on Thursday, Jan. 11. The products were sold in all 50 states plus Puerto Rico. The view the full list of recalled products, including their best-by dates, check this link from Quaker Oats. Consumers should check their pantries for any of the products and dispose of them, the company said. Those who purchased any of the products can contact Quaker Consumer Relations from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time Monday through Friday …
Westchester Eatery To Close Permanently: 'This Last Week Is Gonna Be LIT!' Westchester Eatery To Close Permanently: 'This Last Week Is Gonna Be LIT!'
Westchester Eatery To Close Permanently: 'This Last Week Is Gonna Be LIT!' A restaurant in Northern Westchester will soon be closing for good, but not without one last week of fun.  Dog Haus Biergarten Mohegan Lake, located at 3137 East Main St., will permanently close after Sunday, Jan. 14, the restaurant announced on social media.  Although no official reason for the closing was given, in a Facebook comment, the owners wrote, "We truly tried our hardest to make it work."  Despite the bad news, the owners maintained that the eatery's last days in business would still be a blast. To make this happen, the eatery will host karaoke on Wednesday night,…
'Inhumane, Cruel': Manager Throws Water On Homeless Man During NY Snowstorm (Video) 'Inhumane, Cruel': Manager Throws Water On Homeless Man During NY Snowstorm (Video)
'Inhumane, Cruel': Manager Throws Water On Homeless Man During NY Snowstorm (Video) A manager at a New York bowling alley has been fired after he was seen in a now-viral video dowsing a homeless man in water during a snowstorm. The shocking scene played out Saturday night, Jan. 6, in Rensselaer County at the Uncle Sam Lanes in Troy. Video shared on Facebook shows a man who appears to be homeless attempting to enter the business as an employee yells for him to leave. “Quickly!” the employee shouts while raising a Coors bucket filled with water. The man then turns around and begins walking toward another set of doors to leave the business as the employee follows. “You got…
Nearly 50K Massage Guns Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Fire, Burn Hazards Nearly 50K Massage Guns Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Fire, Burn Hazards
Nearly 50K Massage Guns Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Fire, Burn Hazards Nearly 50,000 massage guns sold at major retailers across the country are being recalled due to more than a dozen reports of overheating and a burn injury. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced this week that Homedics is recalling tens of thousands of personal massagers that ca overheat while charging, leading to a report of fire or burn risk.  In total, approximately 46,000 are being recalled in the US, and another 41,000 in Canada, according to federal officials. The recall includes "HoMedics Therapist Select Massagers" with model number HHP-715 and a 120 VAC, 6…
TGI Fridays Closing These 'Underperforming' Northeast Restaurants TGI Fridays Closing These 'Underperforming' Northeast Restaurants
TGI Fridays Closing These 'Underperforming' Northeast 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 …
New Eatery To Hold Grand Opening In Hudson Valley: 'Hope To See You There' New Eatery To Hold Grand Opening In Hudson Valley: 'Hope To See You There'
New Eatery To Hold Grand Opening In Hudson Valley: 'Hope To See You There' If you've been craving a delicious old-fashioned hot dog, an all-new eatery that will soon be opening in the Hudson Valley may be the place for you.  Olde Tyme New York Hot Dogs, located in the Putnam County town of Carmel at 1895 Route 6, will officially open for the first time on Friday, Jan. 5 at 11 a.m., the owners announced.  The new restaurant is located in the Meadow Plaza near CVS.  The veteran-owned eatery will specialize in old-fashioned hot dogs and will serve classic Sabrett dogs, the owners said.  View this post on Instagram …
Minimum Wage Increase In Westchester: Here's How Much It Will Rise As New Year Begins Minimum Wage Increase In Westchester: Here's How Much It Will Rise As New Year Begins
Minimum Wage Increase In Westchester: Here's How Much It Will Rise As New Year Begins As the New Year draws closer, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is reminding residents that the state's minimum wage will increase as soon as the ball drops.  Beginning on Monday, Jan. 1, the minimum wage in New York City, Westchester County, and Long Island will go up to $ 16 per hour, and $15 per hour for the rest of the state, Hochul reminded residents on Wednesday, Dec. 27.  Earlier Report - Minimum Wage To Go Up In New York: Here's When, How Much Additionally, the minimum wage for home care aides will increase to $18.55 per hour in New York City, Westchester, and Lon…
Popular BBQ Eatery To Transform Into Thai Restaurant In Westchester Popular BBQ Eatery To Transform Into Thai Restaurant In Westchester
Popular BBQ Eatery To Transform Into Thai Restaurant In Westchester A popular smokehouse in Northern Westchester is undertaking a truly transformative New Year's resolution, as it will soon be turning into a Thai restaurant.  Peekskill Smokehouse, located at 15 North Division St., will be transforming into "Thaimeless Thai" in 2024, the owners announced on social media earlier in December. To make the change, the smokehouse will close for a brief hiatus beginning on Monday, Jan. 1, the owners added. "During this brief hiatus, our talented team will be working their magic to unveil a brand-new menu, train in the art of Thai cuisine, and sprinkle s…
Magnetic Balls Sold By Walmart Recalled As Feds Cite 7 Deaths Linked To Similar Products Magnetic Balls Sold By Walmart Recalled As Feds Cite 7 Deaths Linked To Similar Products
Magnetic Balls Sold By Walmart Recalled As Feds Cite 7 Deaths Linked To Similar Products Thousands of units of small magnetic balls sold by Walmart and used as stress relievers and building blocks are being recalled after reports of several deaths and numerous hospitalizations due to similar products. The Relax 5mm Science Kit, Large Hematite Magnets Magnetic Stones Building Blocks ball sets (shown in the images above) do not comply with the requirements of the mandatory federal magnet regulation because the sets contain one or more magnets that fit within the Consumer Product Safety Commission's small parts cylinder and the magnets are stronger than permitted. …