WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A hepatitis exposure scare at local restaurant closed a restaurant, which was later allowed to reopen after an inspection topped the news in Westchester for the week.
The Westchester County Department of Health is recommending that individuals who ate or drank at bartaco, a restaurant in Port Chester, between Oct. 12 and Oct. 23 receive preventive treatment against Hepatitis A, a viral illness that affects the liver. The health department learned today that an employee with the illness worked at the restaurant while infectious. Click here to read the entire story.
Bartaco has reopened its doors in Port Chester after being temporarily shut down because of a potential Hepatitis A exposure that may have exposed customers to the disease. Click here to read the story.
Some others top stories of the week include (Click on the link to read the entire story):
- There will be a new face in the Yankee dugout next year.
- Spike Lee's newest project is being shot in the right in the Village of Ossining.
- A Westchester County accountant is facing prison time after pleading guilty to a $23 million dollar tax fraud scheme.
- A Westchester father of two who was facing deportation has been given an eight-month stay of execution after meeting with Immigration Customs Enforcement officials on Thursday.
- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (R-Mount Pleasant) and his challenger, State Sen. George Latimer (D-Rye), painted stark pictures of the direction Westchester is headed on Tuesday night.
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