Bangor, Maine News Update: October 23, 2018
A South Carolina woman is now charged with assault after her flight from Atlanta to Germany was diverted to Bangor. Airline officials say Judith Rodriguez-Nodine allegedly assaulted a flight attendant and so was forced to get off the plane at BIA just before 9:00 last night.
The domestic violence charge against Waterfront Concerts owner Alex Gray has been dismissed as part of a deal he reached with prosecutors last year. Gray was given a deferred disposition sentence last year after allegedly getting into a fight with his then-girlfriend at their Portland home.
Hannaford has issued a recall on two kinds of pizza over concerns of possible bacterial contamination. No illnesses have been reported but the manufacturer has recalled the Taste of Inspirations South of the Border and Asian pizzas. Customers can return the items or bring their proof of purchase to the store where they bought them for a full refund.
Health experts are hoping to head off this year’s influenza season by encouraging folks now to get their flu shots. Last year was the worst flu season in decades, and so health officials are encouraging residents to wash their hands often, cover their cough, and stay home if they’re sick.
Healthy Acadia is offering a Graceful Aging Program, which will offer a variety of free classes, offering low-impact, low-stress exercises for seniors. The aim is to enhance senior health and overall quality of life through things like Tai Chi, Medication, and Yoga. Find more information at healthy acadia dot org.
Trick or treaters are invited to enjoy an indoor trunk or treat event this Friday at the Anah Shrine building on Outer Broadway in Bangor. Booths will be set up in the warmth of the building from 6 to 8 so kids can visit each one and collect their candy. Find more information on the Anah Shrine Trunk or Treat Facebook page.