ROBBINSVILLE — November is national diabetes month and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association warns that people living with type 2 diabetes are at an increased risk for cardiovascular diseases, such as stroke or heart attack. The leading cause of death among people with diabetes is cardiovascular disease.
CLARK — On Friday, Oct. 26, the Arthur L. Johnson and Cranford High School cheerleaders joined forces to help raise awareness and money to fight breast cancer. Both teams promoted the Friday night football game as a “Pink-Out,” asking all fans to wear pink in support of the cause. The cheerleaders sold t-shirts to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The ALJ cheerleaders raised over $1,400.
The 2012 election was supposed to be all about the economy. But in state and federal races throughout the country, candidates targeted by environmentalists for their positions on climate and energy lost Tuesday in large numbers.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – With another major storm predicted to hit our area, Middlesex County Freeholder Director Christopher D. Rafano is encouraging residents to continue to maintain safety preparations in their homes.
NEW BRUNSWICK– A grand jury handed up a 14-count indictment today, charging a New Brunswick man and his cousin for their roles in a Jan. 31, shooting on Seaman Street near Remsen Avenue, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office announced.
STATE – As expected, President Barack Obama carried New Jersey on Election Day. What was in doubt was whether the president could overcome the fractured political climate and defeat Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the nationwide race.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Shamsiddin Abdur-Raheem was sentenced to life in state prison today for throwing his infant daughter from a bridge on the Garden State Parkway into the Raritan River in February 2010, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced. The baby’s body was found on the bank of the river two months later.
TRENTON — The Port Authority strongly advises air travelers to check with their carriers before going to the airport today due to a significant number of flight cancellations by the airlines in the wake of the approaching coastal storm.