Nearly 24 million Americans are living with diabetes today. Diabetes develops when insulin—a hormone that helps glucose from digested food nourish cells in the body—is in short supply or is not functioning properly. In diabetics, unused glucose builds up in the blood stream to higher than normal levels.
Dear EarthTalk: Isn’t the interest in electric cars and plug-in hybrids going to spur increased reliance on coal as a power source? And is that really any better than gasoline/oil in terms of environmental impact? — Graham Rankin, via e-mail
CLARK—Students at Mother Seton Regional High School, Clark, will be performing in “High School Musical 2” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings, March 26 and March 27. A matinee performance is scheduled for Sunday, March 28 at 2 p.m. All performances will be held in the school auditorium.
Live Music • March 18 from 9 p.m. – midnight – Robert Ross will perform at Robin’s Nest, 3103 Tremley Point Rd., Linden. For info, call 1-908-290-3090.
If the financial consequences weren’t so damaging, you might almost find humor in how identity theft has butchered the English language in recent years.
HIGHLAND PARK — Police arrested a Highland Park man Friday, charging him with the murder of a borough woman who was stabbed in her apartment, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Highland Park Police Chief Stephen J. Rizco announced.
TRENTON – Legislation to convert property tax rebate checks into direct tax relief credits, streamline New Jersey corporate laws, direct an investigation into the agency that tried to overcharge New Jerseyans for high school wrestling tournament tickets and to honor New Jersey National Guard members top Monday’s Assembly voting session.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County Freeholder Mildred S. Scott, chairperson of the county’s Law and Public Safety Committee, was joined by county and local public safety officials in unveiling the county’s new radio system that improves the reliability, security and effectiveness of emergency radio communications on a daily basis and in the event of any large-scale crisis.
CRANFORD—As Dolores Maviglio made her way through the gallery, she was not only struck by the sheer quality of the art, but that all the works were created by teenagers. She was very impressed.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—While Daniela DeFronzo may work in a hospital, as a music therapist it’s highly unlikely may ever have to save a life there.