PA Peruvian Charcoal Chicken Restaurants Suddenly Closes All Locations PA Peruvian Charcoal Chicken Restaurants Suddenly Closes All Locations
PA Peruvian Charcoal Chicken Restaurants Suddenly Closes All Locations A once extremely popular Peruvian charcoal chicken restaurant with four locations in Lancaster County is suddenly shuttered, all of its doors, as every location closes.  Frisco's Chicken had the following sign posted on its doors on Friday afternoon: "Frisco's Fans, it is with a heavy heart that we share that we are closing our doors indefinitely. Although we have elected to close, a group of our team has refused to stop working and will be selling through our inventory until it is gone at our Lancaster and Mount Joy locations. These sales will be cash only and all proceeds will g…
Central PA Restaurant Reopens After Car Slams Into It Central PA Restaurant Reopens After Car Slams Into It
Central PA Restaurant Reopens After Car Slams Into It A popular family restaurant closed suddenly on Tuesday morning after a car slammed into it, the owners announced.  Stonybrook Family Restaurant, located at 3560 East Market Street was forced to close after someone backed into a corner of the brick building on July 9, as the owners explained in a Facebook post.  "One person was taken for medical evaluation," as stated in the post.  Springettsbury police, EMS, and firefighters responded to the crash.  Only 5% of the building was damaged so the restaurant happily reopened on Wednesday morning — with a new menu of lun…
'DOUGH N JOE' Doughnut Shop Opens In Central PA To Rave Reviews 'DOUGH N JOE' Doughnut Shop Opens In Central PA To Rave Reviews
'Dough N JOE' Doughnut Shop Opens In Central PA To Rave Reviews The wait is over, the highly anticipated new doughnut shop has opened in Mechanicsburg. DOUGH n JOE's Grand Opening was at their new storefront on 33 East Simpson Street from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, according to the company's Facebook page. Locals who stopped by were impressed! Some took to Nextdoor to share how they felt, one wrote: "OH!!! MY!!! GOSH !!! I just tried the new donut shop that opened on Simpson Ferry Road in Mechanicsburg! It is called, 'Dough & Joe'. They have the most incredible donuts, all made from scratch! Raised donuts with every type of fill…
L.L. Bean Hiring For New Store In Central PA L.L. Bean Hiring For New Store In Central PA
L.L. Bean Hiring For New Store In Central PA Calling all outdoor enthusiasts! Finally, Central Pennsylvania fans of L.L. Bean will be able to shop and work at the iconic outdoor gear company.  L.L. Bean announced on June 24, that it is slated to open one of its three new locations in the Mechanicsburg area in the Silver Springs Plaza in the fall of 2024.  This will be the four L.L. Bean in Pennsylvania, as the company already has stores in Center Valley, King of Prussia, and Pittsburgh.  The Maine-based chain is also opening its first location in Indiana and a branch in Connecticut this fall.  The century-old bus…
Smile, You're On Body Camera: TJ Maxx To Equip Employees To Fight Shoplifting Smile, You're On Body Camera: TJ Maxx To Equip Employees To Fight Shoplifting
Smile, You're On Body Camera: TJ Maxx To Equip Employees To Fight Shoplifting To fight the recent rise in shoplifting and retail theft, shoppers could see store security employees wearing body-worn cameras to help catch thieves red-handed.  TJX, the parent company of TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Serria, HomeSense, and HomeGoods, said will begin equipping some employees with body-worn cameras similar to those worn by police, the Boston Globe reported. The company started testing the initiative last year.  The company operates nearly 3,400 stores nationwide.  A call to the Framingham, Massachusetts, headquarters of TJX for comment was not immediately r…
Two Philly Bars Among Esquire's 'Best Bars In America' For 2024 Two Philly Bars Among Esquire's 'Best Bars In America' For 2024
Two Philly Bars Among Esquire's 'Best Bars In America' For 2024 A pair of Philadelphia bars are among the 42 best in the nation, according to Esquire.com.  Poison Heart, 931 Spring Garden St., appeals with its "slightly punk stylishness," according to the outlet. A cocktail and oyster joint with a "well-rounded wine list," Poison Heart also offers more traditional pub grub including waffle fries and melts.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Poison Heart (@poisonheartbar) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Poison Heart (@po…
Cucumbers Shipped To 14 States Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination Cucumbers Shipped To 14 States Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination
Cucumbers Shipped To 14 States Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination A Florida-based company is recalling whole cucumbers that were shipped to 14 states, but may be contaminated with Salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced. According to the FDA, the cucumbers subject to recall are dark green, between 1.5 inches and two inches thick and between five to nine inches long. Officials made note that mini cucumbers and English cucumbers are not included in the recall. FDA The recalled cucumbers were shipped in bulk cartons between Friday, May 17 and Tuesday, May 21 to retail distribution centers, wholesalers, and food service distributor…
Red Lobster Restaurant Closings: 1 PA Location Among Dozens Shuttered Abruptly In U.S. Red Lobster Restaurant Closings: 1 PA Location Among Dozens Shuttered Abruptly In U.S.
Red Lobster Restaurant Closings: 1 PA Location Among Dozens Shuttered Abruptly In U.S. Red Lobster has abruptly closed dozens of locations across the United States. According to a Bloomberg, the fast-casual seafood restaurant has considered filing for bankruptcy. The following locations are listed as being temporarily closed on the Red Lobster website, with some set to be auctioned off. MD: Columbia, Laurel, Silver Spring, Gaithersburg NJ: Ledgewood, Lawrenceville, East Brunswick, Bridgewater PA: Erie VA: Newport News, Williamsburg, Colonial Heights TAGeX Brand, which bills itself as the world's largest after-marketplac…
Major Mall-Based Chain With 21 PA Stores Closing 543 Locations After Filing For Bankruptcy Major Mall-Based Chain With 21 PA Stores Closing 543 Locations After Filing For Bankruptcy
Major Mall-Based Chain With 21 PA Stores Closing 543 Locations After Filing For Bankruptcy A major retailer primarily located in malls and headquartered in Pennsylvania is set to close all 543 of its stores following its third Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Closures for all rue21 locations are expected to be completed within the next two months with going-out-of-business sales coming soon. The company, headquartered in Pennsylvania outside Pittsburgh, had first filed for bankruptcy in 2003, and then for a second time in 2017, when it closed around 400 stores. Founded in 1970, rue21 specializes in women's & men's casual apparel and accessories. rue21 has locations in …
Popular Apple Juice Brand Recalled Due To High Arsenic Levels Popular Apple Juice Brand Recalled Due To High Arsenic Levels
Popular Apple Juice Brand Recalled Due To High Arsenic Levels A recall has been issued for a popular brand of apple juice due to high levels of arsenic. S. Martinelli & Co. said the recall is for a single lot of Martinelli’s Apple Juice, one-liter (33.8-ounce) bottles.  The recalled product has a “Best By” date of “09MAR2026” or “10MAR2026” on the front of the bottle above the label.  The product was shipped between March 13, 2023, and September 27, 2023, with the majority of the product shipped before July 28, 2023. This recall results from a sampling by the State of Maryland that found samples from one produc…
Love-Themed Poconos Motel Famous For Romantic Getaways Closes After 50 Years Love-Themed Poconos Motel Famous For Romantic Getaways Closes After 50 Years
Love-Themed Poconos Motel Famous For Romantic Getaways Closes After 50 Years The Land of Love is letting go. After nearly 50 years, Pocono Palace Resort — a popular love-themed getaway in the Poconos — has closed its doors. The East Stroudsburg motel, which reportedly opened in 1976, was sold, with the transition of title set for Thursday, May 2, according to a statement on its website: "We understand that this news may be disappointing, and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause." The resort's sister locations, Cove Haven Resort and Paradise Stream Resort, will remain open. Pocono Palace is closing its doors. Courtesy of Charlene Pedicone…
Nationwide Recall Issued For Ground Beef Products Due To Possible Contamination: View Labels Nationwide Recall Issued For Ground Beef Products Due To Possible Contamination: View Labels
Nationwide Recall Issued For Ground Beef Products Due To Possible Contamination: View Labels A nationwide recall has been issued for ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli. Cargill Meat Solutions, headquartered in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, is recalling approximately 16,240 pounds of the raw ground beef products, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Wednesday, May 1. The raw ground beef items were produced on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, 27.  The following products are subject to recall: 2.25-lbs. plastic-wrapped trays containing "93% LEAN 7% FAT ALL NATURAL LEAN GROUND BEEF" with lot code 117 and estab…
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Pennsylvania Due To Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Pennsylvania Due To Salmonella Outbreak
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Pennsylvania 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…
McDonald's, Krispy Kreme Announce Nationwide Partnership: Here's How, When It Will Work McDonald's, Krispy Kreme Announce Nationwide Partnership: Here's How, When It Will Work
McDonald's, Krispy Kreme Announce Nationwide Partnership: Here's How, When It Will Work It could be the sweetest of partnerships. McDonald's and Krispy Kreme are teaming up for a national expansion. Customers will begin spotting Krispy Kreme doughnuts in their local McDonald's restaurants later this year as part of a phased market rollout across the US.  Nationwide availability at participating restaurants is expected by the end of 2026, McDonald's announced on Tuesday, March 26. Three of Krispy Kreme’s most popular doughnuts will be delivered fresh to McDonald’s restaurants daily. They’ll be available individually, or in boxes of six, starting at breakfast and las…
Shell To Close 1,000 Gas Stations: Here's Why, Company Says Shell To Close 1,000 Gas Stations: Here's Why, Company Says
Shell To Close 1,000 Gas Stations: Here's Why, Company Says One of the nation's major oil companies says it will close 1,000 gas stations. Shell made the announcement in its 2024 Energy Transition Strategy report, saying the measure is “in response to customer needs” and aimed at reallocating those resources towards EV charging stations. Shell said it will close 500 stations in 2024 and the other 500 in 2025. "We believe growth in oil demand is set to slow in the second half of this decade and could start falling in the 2030s because of increasing vehicle efficiency and growth in electric vehicles," the company stated in the report. "Toda…
187K Air Fryers, Ovens Sold At Best Buy Nationwide Recalled For Fire, Burn Hazards 187K Air Fryers, Ovens Sold At Best Buy Nationwide Recalled For Fire, Burn Hazards
187K Air Fryers, Ovens Sold At Best Buy Nationwide Recalled For Fire, Burn Hazards Nearly 200,000 more Insignia air fryer and air fryer ovens sold nationwide at Best Buy are being recalled due to potential fire risks and burn hazards. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of approximately 187,400 Insignia products following dozens of complaints of ovens catching fire, burning, or melting. According to CPSC, the recall includes these models of Insignia Air Fryers and Insignia Air Fryer Ovens:  NS-AF34D2; NS-AF5DSS2; NS-AF5MSS2; NS-AF8DBD2; NS-AF10DBK2; NS-AF10DSS2. Product rating label on the underside of the unit showing INSIGNIA…
Johnsonville Sausage Products Subject To Recall Due To Possible Presence Of Rubber Johnsonville Sausage Products Subject To Recall Due To Possible Presence Of Rubber
Johnsonville Sausage Products Subject To Recall Due To Possible Presence Of Rubber Popular kielbasa sausage products that were sold nationwide are subject to a massive recall due to concerns of potential contamination - specifically small pieces of rubber. Wisconsin-based Salm Partners announced this week that an estimated 35,430 pounds of Johnsonville turkey kielbasa sausage are subject to the recall, according to the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The items subject to the recall were produced between Oct. 30 and Oct. 31 last year and come in 12-ounce vacuum-packed packages that contain a single piece of "Johnsonville POLISH KIE…
Popular Rolled Ice Cream Franchise Opening First Location In Pennsylvania Popular Rolled Ice Cream Franchise Opening First Location In Pennsylvania
Popular Rolled Ice Cream Franchise Opening First Location In Pennsylvania A popular Rolled ice cream franchise is coming to Pennsylvania, Bennett Williams Commercial Real Estate announced on Wednesday, March 6. Sweet Rolled Tacos is rolling into a 1,330-square-foot space at  Gateway Plaza in Chambersburg, Franklin County, according to the real estate company's post. JUST LEASED 💥 Chambersburg, PA ☑ Gateway Plaza ☑ 1,330 SF ☑ Sweet Rolled Tacos coming soon! 📍All in-line spaces leased!... Posted by Bennett Williams Commercial on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 Although Sweet Rolled Tacos specializes in rolled ice cream in sweet waffle taco shells, it s…
Popular Chick-fil-A Sauce Recalled Popular Chick-fil-A Sauce Recalled
Popular Chick-fil-A Sauce Recalled Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A announced it is recalling one of its most popular dipping sauce cups and advising customers to toss them in the trash due to the possible presence of undeclared allergens.  According to a notification posted on the eatery's website, anyone who took home Polynesian Sauce cups between Wednesday, Feb. 14 and Tuesday, Feb. 27 should discard them because they may, in fact, contain a different product that contains wheat and soy. The eatery did not disclose whether there have been any reports of adverse reactions from customers consuming the mixed-up product. Any…
Macy's To Close 150 Stores, Prioritize Luxury Brands Macy's To Close 150 Stores, Prioritize Luxury Brands
Macy's To Close 150 Stores, Prioritize Luxury Brands Macy's plans to close about 30 percent of its remaining stores over the next three years. The 150 closures will be at underperforming locations, with 50 planned for this year, the retailer announced on Tuesday, Feb. 27, unveiling what it is calling "A Bold New Chapter" strategy designed to return Macy’s profitability.  "It challenges the status quo to create a more modern Macy’s, Inc.," Tony Spring, chief executive officer of the company said in a statement. "We are making the necessary moves to reinvigorate relationships with our customers through improved shopping experiences, releva…
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…
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 Due To Possible Listeria Contamination Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States Due To Possible Listeria Contamination
Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States 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…
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…
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…
Recall Issued For Popular Pennsylvania Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY Recall Issued For Popular Pennsylvania Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY
Recall Issued For Popular Pennsylvania Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY A beloved brand from the so-called snack capital of the world, Pennsylvania, has issued a recall for potato chips sold in New York. Utz Quality Foods, LLC of Hanover, 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…
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…
21 Wendy's Violated Rights Of Nearly 100 Children Workers, PA Labor & Industry Says 21 Wendy's Violated Rights Of Nearly 100 Children Workers, PA Labor & Industry Says
21 Wendy's Violated Rights Of Nearly 100 Children Workers, PA Labor & Industry Says A Wendy's franchisee in the Philadelphia suburbs is on the hook for a $300,000 fine after the state Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) says they violated the rights of dozens of child employees.  GCWen Management, which operates 21 Wendy's locations across Bucks, Chester, and Montgomery counties, was cited for 766 violations of the Pennsylvania Child Labor Act in 2023, officials said.  According to L&I, GCWen failed to provide lawfully required breaks to more than 80 minors on the payroll.  The franchisee also violated the number of hours that children can l…
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 …
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…
Rutter's Is The Only Pennsylvania Convenience Store Chain With Starting Salary Of $18 Rutter's Is The Only Pennsylvania Convenience Store Chain With Starting Salary Of $18
Rutter's Is The Only Pennsylvania Convenience Store Chain With Starting Salary Of $18 Forget about Sheetz and Wawa, because Rutter's is paying new employees a living wage — something its competitors in the state cannot claim.  Starting January 1, 2024, the popular convenience store raised the minimum starting salary to $18 (note that it still shows as $17.50 on the company's website).  "Providing competitive wages is a foundational part of being a great place to work and shows our long-term investment in our employees and communities," Suzanne Cramer, the vice president of human resources at Rutter’s, said in a statement. Wages aren't just going up to entice …