Bergen County, NJboozyburbs.com

MOM’s Organic Market to Open First Store in Bergen County

MOM’s Organic Market is expanding with a new location in Paramus. The organic grocery store chain brand was founded in 1987 and now operates nineteen locations across the country — this is their second store in New Jersey, they also operate in Cherry Hill. Their offerings include produce, meats, seafood,...
Connecticut Statedailyvoice.com

East Hartford Man Wins $50,000 In CT State Lottery

A group of local residents came away as big winners in the Connecticut State Lottery, including a $50,000 winner. East Hartford resident Juan Orellana was the latest to claim a big prize after cashing in a "MEGA Multiplier!" ticket to the tune of $50,000 that was sold at Cumberland Farms in Vernon.
Queens, NYNew York Post

Bride reunited with diamond thanks to alert TSA agent at JFK Airport

A diamond is a girl’s best friend — and for a Queens bride who lost her gem at JFK Airport, a TSA agent is a hero. Flushing residents Amir Khan Durrani and his wife Madison’s pandemic-delayed honeymoon to Guam got off to a rocky start at JFK Airport recently after they passed through the TSA’s checkpoint at Terminal 7.
Manorville, NYlongisland.com

Manorville Man Wins A Million on Lotto Scratch-off

For Steven Rickert, the strategy to winning a million dollars on the Mega Millions/Powerball scratch-off game is simple. "Just keep scratching," he told lottery officials, according to a press release. Rickert, of Manorville, won with the extra “Play On The Back” feature on his ticket. The winning ticket was purchased...
Connecticut Statefairfieldcitizenonline.com

Aldi's latest CT location to open in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD — Aldi’s newest Connecticut store is set to have its grand opening next week in Fairfield. The event will take place on Thursday, July 29. “We are super excited to welcome Aldi’s to Fairfield,” said Mark Barnhart, Fairfield’s director of community and economic development. “I know many people have been eagerly awaiting this day, and we are thrilled to have Aldi’s join our diverse, vibrant and ever-expanding Fairfield business community.”
Trumbull, CTConnecticut Post

Snapping turtle stops traffic on Merritt Parkway near Trumbull

There is no shortage of wildlife in Connecticut, and sometimes that wildlife gets caught in traffic on the Merritt Parkway, too. On Wednesday, a snapping turtle was attempting to cross the northbound side of the Merritt Parkway, according to News 12. Driver Charles Hill told Hearst Connecticut he was heading home from work on Wednesday night when he saw a truck stopped on the 49S exit ramp near Trumbull with its hazard lights on.
Fort Lee, NJPosted by
Daily Voice

Best Doughnuts In North Jersey

Simply glazed or topped with outrageous concoctions, doughnuts seem to be that timeless sweet treat that will satisfy you any time of year. When Dunkin Donuts just won't cut it, North Jersey boasts plenty more to choose from. The spots you see on this list were top-rated on several user-generated...
Connecticut Statefox5ny.com

Bear sightings in Connecticut on the rise

STAMFORD, Conn. - If a bear attacks you, fight back. "Do not play dead," Stamford Managing Animal Control Officer Tilford Cobb said. "You want to fight that bear." Opening this story with bear-fighting is maybe not the most responsible storytelling. After all, Cobb introduces his living-alongside-bears spiel not with human-on-bear combat techniques but rather with a reminder of our many centuries of mostly peaceful cohabitation.
Darien, CTStamford Advocate

French eatery eyes downtown Darien space

DARIEN — Adil Chokairy, proprietor of Crepes Choupette in New Haven, says he has long been drawn to Darien for the unique eateries and stores along its downtown. Now his interest is looking permanent. The owner of the French bistro that specializes in crepes and coffee drinks has plans to...