Tops Expands ‘Flashfood’ App; Helping Shoppers Save Money, Reduce Waste

first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Image via Apple App Store.JAMESTOWN – A new app that aims to help shoppers save money and reduce food waste is now available to shoppers at Tops Friendly Markets in Chautauqua County.The grocery chain expanded its use of an app called Flashfood.In the app, you will find a variety of items like produce, baked goods, meats and more that are close to the ‘sell-by’ date. You can then buy those items at half off or better.Tops expanded the program in the last couple of weeks, shoppers can now use the app at 33 locations around Western New York Last August, Tops tried the app out at six of its stores. From August through December, 1,000 shoppers helped save 30,000 pounds of waste from landfills.All you have to do is download the free Flashfood app on your smartphone.Then, pick the store you’d like to shop at and then add the items you would like to buy to your online cart. When you head to the store, go to customer service to get help finding your items in a specially marked fridge.last_img read more

Timo Werner declares support for the Lakers

first_imgChelsea’s new signing Timo Werner has declared his support for the Los Angeles Lakers and is backing them to do well with the resumption of the season.The German international who has signed a five year contract with the Blues also has an affinity for basketball which is very popular in his native Germany.Werner has made no secret of his love for the NBA as he travelled last winter to the USA while on vacation to watch an NBA game between the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks.In a post on his social media the 24 year old flaunts the purple and gold colours of the Lakers.last_img read more

Parking Lot Behind City Hall Closed this Weekend

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis A public parking lot will be closed this weekend due to the upcoming Walleye Tournament. Beginning Saturday, July 22nd at 6am, the north half of the large parking lot and small customer parking lot behind City Hall will be closed.The reason for the closure is to make way for boat and trailer parking for the Walleye Tournament that will be held at the City of Alpena’s Marina. The lot will reopen to the public around 5:30pm, and it will be back available to use for public events.Volunteers will be on site to direct traffic, and barricades will be in place to close those driveways. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Reverend Obwaka Cleared of All ChargesNext Kids Enjoy a Free Day of Fishing at Culligan Plazalast_img read more