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Nationwide Recall Issued For Peaches, Plums, Nectarines Sold At Stores Due To Listeria Risk
A nationwide recall has been issued for a brand of peaches, plums, and nectarines because of a possible health risk.
The HMC Group Marketing, Inc., which does business as HMC Farms, issued the recall for the products sold in retail stores between Wednesday, May 1, and Wednesday, November 15, 2023, and the same date range in 2022, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website.
The view product label photos, visit the FDA link here.
The fruit is being recalled because it can potentially be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometime…
Lyndhurst Man Wanted On Warrants Charged With Trashing Relative's Home, Fighting Police
A Lyndhurst man wanted for trashing a relative's home ran from police, then fought with them before being subdued, authorities said.
Officers responding to a call from a Stuyvesant Avenue home learned that Faiz Mohammad, 27, had become irate and vandalized the place, causing $1,300 worth of damage before fleeing, Detective Lt. Vincent Auteri said.
Police were looking out for Mohammad when he returned, prompting the relative to hide in a bathroom and call police, Auteri said.
He fled again but was spotted soon after by Officer Matthew Dudek on 5th Avenue, the lieutenant said.
Dudek ended u…
NJ Parents Tried To Get Son Psychiatric Help Right Before He Killed Them, Police Say
On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Cheryl Mulgrew called police seeking a psychiatric evaluation for her 34-year-old son, Michael Mulgrew, who had been experiencing a mental health problem, police documents say.
But Michael Mulgrew came home later that night seeming calm, and so Cheryl, 69, told police not to bother, and she'd take him to the doctors in the morning, the affidavit says.
Around 11 a.m. the following day, one of Mulgrew's parents called police again seeking a psychiatric evaluation, according to police papers. There, they found Cheryl and her husband, Michael's 71-year-old dad, Eugene…
NJ Teacher Had Sexual Relationship With High School Student For Years: Police
A former New Jersey teacher from Pennsylvania has been accused of sexually assaulting a former student, police said.
Lydia Pinto, 38, of Newton, PA, is believed to have engaged in a relationship with the student — now an adult — when they were 14 and 15 years old, in Raritan Borough, Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald said.
The alleged victim was interviewed by detectives on Oct. 26, and said the relationship turned sexual and continued through their senior year of high school, McDonald said alongside other county and local officials.
Pinto was arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 8 i…
$15M In Heroin, Fentanyl, Coke Seized In Takedown Of Massive NJ Drug Ring, Cops Say
A drug raid spanning several New Jersey towns turned up a stash of drugs — including heroin, fentanyl, and cocaine — with a street value of more than $15 million, and netted multiple arrests, police said.
Acting on court-ordered search warrants, the raids were conducted Thursday, Nov. 16 following a months-long investigation in Hoboken, Jersey City, Elizabeth, and Montclair, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.
The searches turned up seven handguns including two that were reported stolen, more than 17 kilograms of heroin/fentanyl, more than 2.5 kilograms of cocaine, and various…
NY Man Who Assaulted Female Passenger On Flight To Newark Gets 2 Years, No Parole
UPDATE: An upstate New York man who admitted assaulting a fellow passenger on a flight from Denver to Newark must spend two plea-bargained years in federal prison.
Ryan Manuella, 30, of Erie County, “moved to a vacant center seat next to a female passenger, who was sitting in a window seat” on the April 16, 2021 flight, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said.
Manuella, who didn't know the woman, then "touched the passenger without her consent," Sellinger said.
"The victim then yelled at him and left the row of seats," the U.S. attorney said.
Defense attorney Andrew Olesnyck…