Business, Health

Lakeside Refrigerated Services recalls beef products due to possible E. coli contamination

BALTIMORE, MD— Lakeside Refrigerated Services, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 42,922 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Monday. The raw ground beef items were produced on June 1, 2020. The following products are subject to recall: 1-lb. vacuum …


Police/Fire

Smoke from New Jersey wildfire visible in Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Smoke from a large wildfire in New Jersey is making its way into Baltimore County. On Wednesday evening, the Baltimore County Fire Department reported that local 911 centers were receiving multiple calls related to heavy smoke conditions in the area. On Tuesday night, Harford County officials responded to reports of a smoky hazeHarford County officials responded to reports of …


English teacher at Golden Ring Middle School earns $5,000 writer/artist grant

ROSEDALE, MD—Bridget Moore, an English language arts teacher at Golden Ring Middle School, was selected from among 1,800 international applicants to receive one of 20 grants from the Sustainable Arts Foundation. The $5,000 grants are designed to benefit artists and writers who are parents. Moore plans to use her grant to develop online lessons about children’s literature. The lessons will …

Smoky haze covers Harford County due to wildfire in NJ

UPDATE: The smoky haze is also now visible in Baltimore County. Original story below… —— HARFORD COUNTY, MD—A smoky haze filled the air in Harford County on Tuesday night. Fire officials say much of the county is experiencing an odor and haze of smoke. The smoke is the result of a large wildfire that’s currently burning near Winslow Township, NJ, …

Missing Rosedale man’s body found in Hudson River

ROSEDALE, MD – Authorities are investigating after the body of a missing Rosedale-area man was found in the Hudson River. On Wednesday, May 15, at about 2:45 p.m., the Hoboken Police Department received a report of a body floating in the Hudson River near the Lackawanna Ferry Station in Hoboken, New Jersey. Responding officers found the lifeless body floating in …

Three men facing federal indictment on charges related to series of Baltimore County burglaries

BALTIMORE, MD – A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted Demar A. Brown, 34, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Jashon C. Fields, 33, of Atlanta, Georgia; and Kamar O. Beckles, 33 of Teaneck, New Jersey, on charges of conspiracy and interstate transportation of stolen property, related to a series of burglaries in Baltimore County. According to the four-count indictment, from at …

MDTA Police intercept nearly nearly 4,000 packs of untaxed cigarettes on I-95

BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police have arrested a New Jersey man who had nearly 4,000 packs of untaxed cigarettes with a retail value exceeding $25,000 in his vehicle. On Wednesday, April 6, an MDTA Police Officer stopped Rosendo Perez-Torres, 68, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, on northbound Interstate 95 in Baltimore County. Perez-Torres, who was driving a …