Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Westchester County? Vote Now Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Westchester County? Vote Now
Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Westchester County? Vote Now Here’s the scoop on where to find the best ice cream this summer. Daily Voice asked readers for their favorite ice cream spots in Westchester County. The most popular responses are listed in the poll above. Vote on your favorite now! Voting ends Sunday, July 21, at 11 p.m. Winner gets bragging rights. In the meantime, try not to get brain freeze with these fun ice cream facts, courtesy of Ben & Jerry's: Ice cream cones were invented at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, by concessions vendors as a way for people to eat ice cream easily while they enjoyed the fair. New Zeal…
New Restaurant In Fishkill Cited For Friendly, Relaxed Atmosphere New Restaurant In Fishkill Cited For Friendly, Relaxed Atmosphere
New Restaurant In Fishkill Cited For Friendly, Relaxed Atmosphere A new restaurant that debuted in the Hudson Valley just a month ago is making waves with diners and online reviewers for its food and relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Located in Dutchess County, La Sorella “The Sister," in the village of Fishkill at 992 Main St., opened in June and is located right next door to its "sister," Il Figlio Enoteca. Here's how one Yelper described the new restaurant that caters to all ages but is perfect for the person who is looking to make friends or work-from-home employees looking for wifi and a comfy spot to settle in: "This place has a Wow factor to…
Who's Got The Best Burgers In North Jersey? Vote Now! Who's Got The Best Burgers In North Jersey? Vote Now!
Who's Got The Best Burgers In North Jersey? Vote Now! Sliders, smashed, stacked sky-high or classic. No matter how you like your burger, North Jersey is full of great places. It's difficult to pick just one, but we're going to try! Daily Voice polled our Instagram followers on the best burger places in North Jersey. We compiled a list of the most popular suggestions.  You have until Monday, July 24 at 5:30 p.m. to vote.
Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Fairfield County? Vote Now Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Fairfield County? Vote Now
Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Fairfield County? Vote Now Here’s the scoop on where to find the best ice cream this summer. Daily Voice asked readers for their favorite ice cream spots in Fairfield County. The most popular responses are listed in the poll above. Vote on your favorite now! Voting ends Friday, July 26, at 11 p.m. Winner gets bragging rights. In the meantime, try not to get brain freeze with these fun ice cream facts, courtesy of Ben & Jerry's: Ice cream cones were invented at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, by concessions vendors as a way for people to eat ice cream easily while they enjoyed the fair. New Zealan…
CEO Of Popular Family-Run Supermarket To Be Honored At Festival In Valhalla CEO Of Popular Family-Run Supermarket To Be Honored At Festival In Valhalla
CEO Of Popular Family-Run Supermarket To Be Honored At Festival In Valhalla Westchester officials are soon putting on a public fun-filled event celebrating Italian food and culture that will also put a spotlight on one of the founders of a popular area supermarket chain. The Italian Heritage Festival, which will also celebrate special honoree John DeCicco of DeCicco's & Sons Supermarkets, will be held at the Kensico Dam "Piazza" in Valhalla on Sunday, July 21 from noon to 6 p.m.  Those who attend will get to enjoy tasty Italian food and partake in cultural activities such as dancing, music, cultural exhibits, and arts and crafts.  The event will also…
Big News! Watch St. John's Riverside Hospital's New Episode Of Riverside Reflections Big News! Watch St. John's Riverside Hospital's New Episode Of Riverside Reflections
Big News! Watch St. John's Riverside Hospital's New Episode Of Riverside Reflections BREAKING NEWS...FOR THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AT THE ANDRUS PAVILION! Watch episode 2 of Riverside Reflections with Raffaele Milizia, MD, Chair of Emergency Medicine & AVP of Medical Affairs. Plus, check out a preview of episode 3 with Herta Muller, MSN, BSN, RN, Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer. Coming Monday, July 22nd at 7pm! S1 E3 Preview St. John's Riverside Hospital
Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Putnam County? Vote Now Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Putnam County? Vote Now
Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Putnam County? Vote Now Here’s the scoop on where to find the best ice cream this summer. Daily Voice asked readers for their favorite ice cream spots in Putnam County. The most popular responses are listed in the poll above. Vote on your favorite now! Voting ends Sunday, July 21, at 11 p.m. Winner gets bragging rights. In the meantime, try not to get brain freeze with these fun ice cream facts, courtesy of Ben & Jerry's: Ice cream cones were invented at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, by concessions vendors as a way for people to eat ice cream easily while they enjoyed the fair. New Zealand c…
'Death By Meat': New Steakhouse In Westbury Heralded As 'Absolute Gem' 'Death By Meat': New Steakhouse In Westbury Heralded As 'Absolute Gem'
'Death By Meat': New Steakhouse In Westbury Heralded As 'Absolute Gem' To say this place has the meats would be a massive understatement. A new Brazilian steakhouse on Long Island is earning high praise just months into business. AG Steakhouse – located in Westbury at 1177 Corporate Drive – held its soft opening in May 2024, promising “an edgy twist” on the traditional Brazilian churracso (barbecue) experience. Diners who opt for the AG Rodizio, Portuguese for “rotation,” can simply flip their tokens to green and watch as their table is regaled with an endless stream of freshly cooked meats, including lamb chop, ribeye steak, pork ribs, and chicken legs, all …
‘Motorcycle Globe Of Death’ Coming To Popular Pennsylvania Fair ‘Motorcycle Globe Of Death’ Coming To Popular Pennsylvania Fair
‘Motorcycle Globe Of Death’ Coming To Popular Pennsylvania Fair A "Motorcycle Globe of Death" will be a new feature at the Lebanon Area Fair this year, the Victoria Circus announced on Tuesday, July 9.  The fair is known locally for its farm-related exhibits and 4-H projects, not for thrilling acts of derring-do, but with the addition of the Victoria Circus to its entertainment lineup that is all about to change.  The “Sensational Murcia Family” from Bradenton, FL, is bringing The Victoria Circus and Thrill Show to the Lebanon Area Fair complete with a “Motorcycle Globe of Death” and a high-wire act that involves tight-rope walking, chair b…
$150K Lottery Ticket Sold In West Philadelphia $150K Lottery Ticket Sold In West Philadelphia
$150K Lottery Ticket Sold In West Philadelphia A Powerball player won a six-figure prize on Monday, July 15, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery.  The lucky player matched five of the six balls drawn to earn $150,000, state gaming officials said. The vendor, TNT Food Market at 5801 Market Street in West Philadelphia, will receive a $500 bonus for selling the winning slip.  Winners are not identified until they claim their prize and their ticket is validated. All winners have up to one year from the drawing date to claim their prize, and winning tickets should be immediately signed on the back.  More than 17,0…
Popular Bagel Shop To Open New Location In Poughkeepsie Popular Bagel Shop To Open New Location In Poughkeepsie
Popular Bagel Shop To Open New Location In Poughkeepsie Three years ago, during the COVID-19 pandemic, a Hudson Valley couple came up with the unique idea of stuffing their favorite foods into homemade bagels. Well, a few years later, that idea—now Moonrise Bagels in Ulster County in Woodstock—has been so successful that the couple has been featured on the "Today" show, and their "yummy" New York-style bagels are shipped nationwide through GoldBelly. It wasn't easy and involved a lot of hard work, but they made it happen, and now they are opening a second Moonrise Bagels in Dutchess County in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, July 20.  The first …
Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Suffolk County? Vote Now Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Suffolk County? Vote Now
Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Suffolk County? Vote Now Here’s the scoop on where to find the best ice cream this summer. Daily Voice asked readers for their favorite ice cream spots in Suffolk County. The most popular responses are listed in the poll above. Vote on your favorite now! Voting ends Sunday, July 21, at 11 p.m. Winner gets bragging rights. In the meantime, try not to get brain freeze with these fun ice cream facts, courtesy of Ben & Jerry's: Ice cream cones were invented at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, by concessions vendors as a way for people to eat ice cream easily while they enjoyed the fair. New Zealand …
Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Nassau County? Vote Now Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Nassau County? Vote Now
Poll: Where Is The Best Ice Cream In Nassau County? Vote Now Here’s the scoop on where to find the best ice cream this summer. Daily Voice asked readers for their favorite ice cream spots in Nassau County. The most popular responses are listed in the poll above. Vote on your favorite now! Voting ends Sunday, July 21, at 11 p.m. Winner gets bragging rights. In the meantime, try not to get brain freeze with these fun ice cream facts, courtesy of Ben & Jerry's: Ice cream cones were invented at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, by concessions vendors as a way for people to eat ice cream easily while they enjoyed the fair. New Zealand c…
'Dance Moms' Star Charged With DUI In PA: Affidavit 'Dance Moms' Star Charged With DUI In PA: Affidavit
'Dance Moms' Star Charged With DUI In PA: Affidavit A former "Dance Moms" star has been charged in Pennsylvania for allegedly driving drunk, according to court documents obtained by Daily Voice.  Christina "Christi" Lukasiak, 47, of Mars, PA, whose daughter, Chloe Lukasiak, starred on Lifetime's hit show "Dance Moms", was charged by Murrysville Police with a misdemeanor DUI at 5:39 p.m. on June 27, her latest court docket shows.  The reality star was found by officers in her black 2018 Audi Q7 crashed into a tree with a telephone pole hanging over her car, as Patrolman Ross Welshons detailed in the affidavit of probable cause. …
'Not My Vibe': Popular Pizza Guru Renders Verdict On 'Massachusetts Institution' In Lawrence 'Not My Vibe': Popular Pizza Guru Renders Verdict On 'Massachusetts Institution' In Lawrence
'Not My Vibe': Popular Pizza Guru Renders Verdict On 'Massachusetts Institution' In Lawrence Despite slingin’ pies for nearly eight decades, this “Massachusetts institution” didn’t quite impress self-proclaimed pizza expert Dave Portnoy. The 47-year-old Barstool Sports owner found himself in Essex County, at Tripoli Pizza & Bakery in Lawrence, for the latest edition of his “One Bite Pizza Reviews” YouTube series that was posted Tuesday, July 16. Founded by the Zappala family in 1924, the business started selling fresh bread and Italian pastries from its Common Street bakery. In 1944, they introduced their signature thin-crust pies on the coast at Salisbury Beach, which proved t…
Dorchester-Born Actress Helps 'The Bear' Set Emmy Awards Record Dorchester-Born Actress Helps 'The Bear' Set Emmy Awards Record
Dorchester-Born Actress Helps 'The Bear' Set Emmy Awards Record Ayo Edebiri, the Boston-born actress who became a breakout star in the culinary comedy "The Bear," was nominated for her second Emmy Award in as many years. The show collected 23 nominations, setting a new record for most ever for a comedy series in a single year.  Edebiri, who plays chef Sydney Adamu in the series, was nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. She won the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series last year, but her profile and role in the FX series have grown.  Jeremy Allen White, who plays the manic chef Carmen "Carmy" …
Winning $32K Lottery Ticket Sold At East Islip Convenience Store Winning $32K Lottery Ticket Sold At East Islip Convenience Store
Winning $32K Lottery Ticket Sold At East Islip Convenience Store Could it be yours? A winning lottery ticket worth over $30,000 was sold at a convenience store on Long Island. The top prize-winning TAKE 5 ticket – worth $32,341 – was purchased in East Islip, at the 7-Eleven store located at 197 Montauk Highway. It was sold for the evening drawing held Monday, July 8, New York Lottery announced. Winners have one year from the drawing date to claim their prize money. Players can check their ticket status any time on the New York Lottery website.
New Italian Restaurant Overlooking Saratoga Lake Cited For 'Awesome Food, Great Views' New Italian Restaurant Overlooking Saratoga Lake Cited For 'Awesome Food, Great Views'
New Italian Restaurant Overlooking Saratoga Lake Cited For 'Awesome Food, Great Views' This new restaurant in the region is dishing Italian cuisine with a side of waterfront views. Saratoga County eatery Buona Sera – located in Malta at 113 State Route 9P, right on Saratoga Lake – held its soft opening on Saturday, July 13. Under the direction of husband-and-wife team Jimmy and Danielle Hartwyk, the restaurant serves a number of Italian staples like bolognese, fettuccine alfredo, and spaghetti with clam sauce. Its menu features a number of appetizers, like pan fried mozzarella, burrata, and sauteed mussels, or salads, like beef carpaccio – made with arugula, pine nuts, goat …
Football Player From Maryland, 25, Will Star As Houseguest On New Season Of 'Big Brother' Football Player From Maryland, 25, Will Star As Houseguest On New Season Of 'Big Brother'
Football Player From Maryland, 25, Will Star As Houseguest On New Season Of 'Big Brother' A former Penn State and UMass football player from Maryland is set to take center stage on the new season of "Big Brother" that is debuting on Wednesday, July 17. Cam Sullivan-Brown, 25, a Bowie native who graduated from Saint Vincent Pallotti High School in Laurel before heading to Penn State to play ball, has been named as one of the 16 new contestants on the popular reality series. Sullivan-Brown was one of the most highly sought-after recruits coming out of high school before choosing to take his talents to play for the Nittany Lions. He notched just 17 catches over four years at …
Virginia Woman Wins Six $30K Prizes In One 'Pick 5' Drawing Virginia Woman Wins Six $30K Prizes In One 'Pick 5' Drawing
Virginia Woman Wins Six $30K Prizes In One 'Pick 5' Drawing A Virginia woman who played the same five numbers on six separate tickets is feeling lucky after winning $180,000 playing Pick 5. Latoya Burke has a magical set of numbers that led to six $30,000 wins on a ticket sold at Tinee Giant on Jackson Avenue in Chesapeake. Google Maps street view The winning numbers in that drawing were 5-5-5-5-0.  Burke wagered 50/50, so matching all five numbers in exact order is good for a $30,000 prize, according to Lottery officials. Pick 5 drawings are held daily at 1:59 p.m. and 11 p.m., though Burke only needed one of those on her fortuitous day.&n…
Film Shoot For TV Series To Take Place Near Rye Eatery Film Shoot For TV Series To Take Place Near Rye Eatery
Film Shoot For TV Series To Take Place Near Rye Eatery An all-day film shoot for an upcoming television series will soon occur in front of a Westchester coffee shop and part of a much-used parking lot.  City officials announced that the shoot, for an upcoming Apple+ series called "Swipe" starring Emmy Award-winning actor Jon Hamm, will take place in Rye on Wednesday, July 17, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in part of the Highland parking lot and a portion of Car Park 4 next to School Street.  The film crew will use 35 spaces in the northeast section of Car Park 4 and four spaces directly in front of Sunshine Coffee Roasters at 12 Purdy Ave.&nb…
Popular Stony Point Lake Reopens After Harmful Algae Bloom Causes Closure Popular Stony Point Lake Reopens After Harmful Algae Bloom Causes Closure
Popular Stony Point Lake Reopens After Harmful Algae Bloom Causes Closure A popular Hudson Valley lake and picnic area has reopened after being closed due to a harmful algae bloom that invaded the water. Related: Harmful Algae Causes Closure Of Popular Beach In Stony Point The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation said Tuesday, July 16, that Lake Welch in Harriman State Park in Rockland County in Stony Point had reopened the beach and picnic grounds after a harmful algae bloom was first observed on Tuesday, July 9.  The bloom prevented the lake from being open for swimming or other recreational activities. Officials sa…
Fredericksburg Woman Wins $617K Lottery Jackpot Playing Online Fredericksburg Woman Wins $617K Lottery Jackpot Playing Online
Fredericksburg Woman Wins $617K Lottery Jackpot Playing Online A Fredericksburg woman "couldn't stop yelling" after winning a six-figure jackpot playing Lottery games online. Myrna Johnson gave her kids a brief scare after playing the MONOPOLY Progressive Jackpots game on her personal device when she realized she had cashed in on a massive windfall. The lucky lotto player won a total of $617,229. “At first, I couldn’t even believe it,” she told Virginia Lottery officials. “I couldn’t stop yelling. My kids thought something was wrong."  The MONOPOLY jackpot game is one of dozens available online to Lottery players, with jackpots growing each day …
'Best I've Had:' This Port Washington Shop Scoops Up Greatest Cones, Voters Say 'Best I've Had:' This Port Washington Shop Scoops Up Greatest Cones, Voters Say
'Best I've Had:' This Port Washington Shop Scoops Up Greatest Cones, Voters Say When customers want to escape the heat with a sweet treat, ice cream is one of the best choices — and this creamery is the number one place to get it, Long Islanders said. Port Washington-based Douglas & James Homemade Ice Cream, also known as Sweet Treats on the Wharf and located at 405 Main Street, makes the greatest ice cream around, according to the 2024 Bethpage Best of Long Island results. Winning the title of “Best Ice Cream on Long Island” for the sixth year in a row and entering its thirtieth year in business, Douglas & James’ reputation may precede it. With homemade ic…
Iconic Ride At Rye Playland To Celebrate 95th Anniversary Iconic Ride At Rye Playland To Celebrate 95th Anniversary
Iconic Ride At Rye Playland To Celebrate 95th Anniversary A popular Westchester amusement park is planning on celebrating the 95th anniversary of its iconic roller coaster with two weekends of fun activities and events.  The Dragon Coaster at Rye Playland, which opened in 1929, will celebrate its birthday weekend on Saturday, July 20, and Sunday, July 21, the park announced. Designed by Frederick A. Church, the wooden ride measures 80 feet high and has around 3,400 feet of track. It is the only one of Church's rides that remains operational on the East Coast and is one of 48 coasters recognized as an ACE Roller Coaster Landmark by Americ…
Pet Owners Warned To Keep Animals Away From Potomac River Due To Algae Mats Pet Owners Warned To Keep Animals Away From Potomac River Due To Algae Mats
Pet Owners Warned To Keep Animals Away From Potomac River Due To Algae Mats Pet owners are being advised to keep their animals away from parts of the Potomac River after potentially deadly algae mats were detected.  An alert was issued by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources cautioning that the algae - which was collected from Williamsport to Riley Lock - could be harmful to animals if ingested. According to officials, "the algae has the appearance of mats of fine, green cotton and can be found along the shoreline, attached to rocks or plants, on the bottom or floating downstream."  PET HEALTH ALERT: Algae mats detected in the Potomac Riv…
Have You Voted? Where Is The Best Ice Cream In North Jersey? Have You Voted? Where Is The Best Ice Cream In North Jersey?
Have You Voted? Where Is The Best Ice Cream In North Jersey? It'll melt fast, but it sure is good. We asked Daily Voice Instagram followers their favorite ice cream spots in North Jersey. The most popular suggestions are listed in the poll above. Vote on your favorite now! Honorable mentions include Cranberry Junction in Hackensack, Gelotti in Paterson, Conrad's in Westwood, and Ice Cream on Grand in Englewood, which were also mentioned by our Instagram followers several times. Voting ends July 15 at 8 p.m. Winner gets bragging rights.
Harmful Algae Causes Closure Of Popular Beach In Stony Point Harmful Algae Causes Closure Of Popular Beach In Stony Point
Harmful Algae Causes Closure Of Popular Beach In Stony Point A harmful algae bloom has closed a popular state park beach in the Hudson Valley. Lake Welch Beach and picnic grounds in Harriman State Park in Rockland County will be closed at least through Sunday, July 14, according to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Park officials said an algaecide is being applied to Lake Welch to provide targeted treatment and minimize the spread of the bloom.  Conditions will be reassessed next week to determine when the beach can reopen. The bloom at Lake Welch was first observed on Tuesday, July 9. Updates on swimmin…
Popular Ulster County Pool Closes For Season: Here's Why Popular Ulster County Pool Closes For Season: Here's Why
Popular Ulster County Pool Closes For Season: Here's Why A popular Hudson Valley pool has closed for the rest of the season due to ongoing water loss issues that will require major construction work to repair. The Ulster County Pool, located at 241 Libertyville Road in New Paltz, is closed as engineers assess the water loss, the Ulster County Department of Public Works said. The department consulted with engineers who attributed the loss to underground piping failures. They have determined that major capital repairs will be needed, necessitating the closure of the pool for the rest of the 2024 season. Season pass holders to the pool are eli…
$3 Million Winning Scratch-Off Ticket Sold At Pennsylvania 7-Eleven $3 Million Winning Scratch-Off Ticket Sold At Pennsylvania 7-Eleven
$3 Million Winning Scratch-Off Ticket Sold At Pennsylvania 7-Eleven The sweetest place on earth just got sweeter when someone became a three-time millionaire by simply scratching a piece of paper, according to a release by the Pennsylvania Lottery Commission on Tuesday, July 9.  A Mega Bucks Scratch-Off sold for just $30 at the 7-Eleven located at 305 West Governor Road in Derry Township, Hershey. The store will receive $10,000 for selling the winning ticket. This was a top winning prize for the game, and there are still four more top prizes left. Click here to learn more about the game. The prize expires one year from the game's end-sale date, so th…
Popular Spring Valley Restaurant Closes After Nearly Half-Century In Business Popular Spring Valley Restaurant Closes After Nearly Half-Century In Business
Popular Spring Valley Restaurant Closes After Nearly Half-Century In Business A popular Hudson Valley Mexican restaurant in business for 48 years has closed. El Bandido Mexican Restaurant, located in Rockland County in Spring Valley on Route 59, recently closed without a word to the community, according to the Rockland Report. The restaurant was known for a guitarist strolling from table to table, its mole chicken, and its family-friendly atmosphere.  The Tello Family ran the restaurant for 48 years. They closed earlier this year but opened back up and have now closed again. No word from the family on the reason for the closure or if they have any plans to reo…