BEVERLY (CBS) – A former North Shore man is accused of using more than a half million dollars from the Paycheck Protection Program for personal expenses including buying an alpaca farm in Vermont. Dana McIntyre, formerly of Beverly and Essex, made his initial appearance in federal court Tuesday on a criminal complaint for wire fraud and money laundering. READ MORE: DA Releases New Information, Timeline In Death Of Hopkinton Teen Mikayla Miller The U.S. Attorney’s Office says the 57-year-old filed a fraudulent loan application to get more than $660,000 from the CARES Act program for his Beverly restaurant Rasta Pasta Pizzeria. READ MORE: 'Couldn't Be More Honored': Burlington Student Surprises Teacher With Superhero Drawing The feds say he inflated information about the business to get a larger loan, saying it had 50 employees when records showed it only had about 10. According to the US Attorney, after McIntyre received the PPP loan he sold the pizza shop and used the … [Read more...] about Former Owner Of Beverly Pizzeria Charged With COVID-Relief Fraud
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Last week, rumors swirled that President Joe Biden Joe Biden Atlanta mayor won't run for reelection South Carolina governor to end pandemic unemployment benefits in June Airplane pollution set to soar with post-pandemic travel boom MORE had proposed a ban on burgers. The claims, first reported by UK tabloid The Daily Mail , led to audible gasps of outcry and sent many a meat lover on the defense. By now, news reports have surfaced the real story — Biden did not actually propose a plan to make Americans cut their beef intake in an effort to curb climate change. But, should he? What if that’s exactly what we need to save America and our world from the destructive perils of climate change? Even though Biden may not be encouraging us to cut beef, consider the mounting, emergent, and scientifically-grounded reasons for why we should do it anyway. The burger-banishing claims we heard last week were deciphered from a 2020 study , conducted by the University of … [Read more...] about Biden didn’t ban burgers, but should he?
close Video UN food chief on 'worst humanitarian crisis on the planet' World Food Program executive director David Beasley tells Fox News' Simon Owen about global malnutrition, pandemic crises. A nonprofit located in Queens, New York , is tackling the issue of food insecurity in the United States head-on. MCDONALD'S CUSTOMER FINDS WEIGHT-LOSS PROMOTION ADDED TO HER DELIVERY ORDER Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, The Connected Chef focused on education, cooking and gardening classes. The organization's priorities changed to combating food insecurity when COVID-19 began to spread across New York City, director and co-founder Kim Calichio explained. Calichio and her husband are both restaurant chefs and have been in the food service industry for a very long time. "We knew that specifically families were going to be now out of work, but also not qualify for unemployment benefits or any other sufficient government aid," Calichio told … [Read more...] about NY nonprofit combats food insecurity, focuses on families ineligible for unemployment
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for May 5 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. An investigation is underway after seven children in Washington state were recently sickened with a toxin-producing E. coli , public health officials announced Wednesday. All seven children developed symptoms consistent with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli – also known as STEC. At least six had to be hospitalized, including one who is recovering after developing hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a potentially lethal condition that affects the kidneys. A second child is also suspected to have HUS, which typically develops in 5% to 10% of those diagnosed with a STEC infection, according to King County Public Health. DC MAYOR MURIEL BOWSER ‘CONSIDERING’ ALLOWING DANCING FOR VACCINATED PEOPLE The children exhibited symptoms between April 17 to April 29 and cases were identified between April 22 and May 1, … [Read more...] about E. coli sends 6 children to hospital in Washington state
By Marie Fazio , The New York Times Depending on which side of the Colorado-Nebraska state line you’re on, the meat-related significance of March 20 varies drastically. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis of recently declared the date to be “MeatOut Day,” seeking to decrease meat consumption and encourage meat eaters to consider plant-based diets. Though Polis’ proclamation was largely ceremonial, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts took notice, and on Monday he declared March 20 to be “Meat on the Menu Day” in his state. Thus began a carnivorous culture war complicated by the prominent agriculture industries in both states, where livestock accounts for meaty portions of the economy. “That is a direct attack on our way of life here in Nebraska,” Ricketts said at a news conference at Frank Stoysich Meats, a butcher shop in Omaha, where he announced the creation of Meat on the Menu Day. MeatOut Day was started in 1985 by the Farm Animal Rights Movement, a nonprofit animal welfare … [Read more...] about A meat war is waged across Colorado-Nebraska state lines