NY Governor Kathy Hochul Offers Resources For Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 13, 2022

After a massive recall of certain powdered infant formula products from Abbott Nutrition’s Sturgis, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced resources for the affected families. Governor Hochul stated: “In close coordination with our federal partners, New York State will continue to do everything possible to support New York families in need of formula for their […]

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Abbott’s Continues to Expand!

May 12, 2022

A local Rochester favorite is entering its 120th year in business and to celebrate, they are expanding their business! Abbott’s Frozen Custard already has 37 locations, 24 of which are in the Rochester area, and the rest being in six other states; Florida, Massachusetts, Virginia, Louisiana, and the Carolinas. Over the next year, Abbott plans […]

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Cinco de Mayo in Rochester

May 6, 2022

Yesterday was the celebration of Cinco de Mayo and to celebrate in Rochester, La Casa in the South Wedge hosted a fiesta with live music, plus traditional and Mexican fusion food and drinks. Joe Giro, assistant general manager of La Casa, stated: “A lot of people have been stuck inside for well over a year, […]

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Wegmans Across the US Bidding Bye-Bye to Plastic Bags

April 15, 2022

Yesterday, Wegmans announced that they plan to eliminate plastic bags throughout the company by the end of 2022. As we all know, New York State stopped using plastic bags two years ago because of state law, but that is not the case everywhere else in the world. Wegman’s goal is to shift all customers to […]

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US Inflation Soars To Highest Rate In 40 Years

April 13, 2022

Blame whoever or whatever you want but the inflation rate is increasing at the fastest pace since the early 1980s. With soaring prices for energy, vehicles and food. Inflation has been a top concern for months, and in March, the situation got even grimmer. Consumer prices jumped 8.5% from the prior year, according to new data from […]

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WNY’s Bar Bill Headed to Rochester

April 9, 2022

A beloved restaurant in Buffalo, Bar Bill, has received approval for its Special Use Permit and will be opening in Penfield! Back in February, the popular Western New York restaurant submitted an application to open a location at 1129 Empire Boulevard in the Town of Penfield, the site formerly occupied by McGregor’s. With the recent […]

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Governor Kathy Hochul Announces 2023 NYS Budget

April 8, 2022

Yesterday, Governor Kathy Hochul shared the “conceptual agreement” on the 2023 state budget. What is different this time for the budget? Well, the budget includes legalizing alcohol-to-go sales, and a partial elimination of the state gas tax. The legalization of alcohol-to-go is something that restaurant owners have been asking for after it was initiated as […]

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New Study Shows Soda & Energy Drinks Could Put You In Danger Of Getting Cancer

April 6, 2022

A new study suggests that ingesting artificial sweeteners often found in drinks like soda and energy drinks can leave you in greater danger of getting cancer. According to the March journal of PLOS Medicine. Researchers examined information from a questionnaire about the nutrition and health of more than 100,000 French adults. Following up over a […]

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Check Your Food Pantry! Skippy Peanut Butter Recall

April 1, 2022

If you recently purchased some Skippy peanut butter, make sure you check it before use. Skippy Foods, LLC has issued a recall of 161,692 pounds of certain jars of peanut butter. The reason being is that a limited number may contain a small fragment of stainless steel from a piece of manufacturing equipment. This includes […]

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NY Lawmakers Negotiate Free Meals in Schools

March 30, 2022

This fall, the federal school meal program that was put in place with the COVID-19 pandemic is set to expire, which could leave many students without the nutritious breakfasts and lunches they’re depending on. With the upcoming expiration, advocates from “Healthy School Meals For All” are pushing for New York to take action with the […]

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