Banking On The Benefits Of Cord Blood

During pregnancy, many women are asked whether they plan to bank their baby’s cord blood. Once considered a waste product, umbilical cord blood contains stem cells that can be used to treat certain illnesses such as blood and immune system disorders.

Nearly 4,000 Take Advantage Of Safe Surrender Event

NEW BRUNSWICK – Approximately 3,901 wanted persons from across New
Jersey voluntarily turned themselves in at Fugitive Safe Surrender, held
Nov. 3-6, at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in
Somerset. Because not all cases have been processed, the total is
still being counted and is expected to approximate 4,000.

Clark Police Shoot Black Bear

COLONIA – Clark police officers shot and killed a 300-pound black bear on Sunday morning when it charged at a Woodbridge police officer at a park on Inman Avenue in Colonia, Clark Police Chief Denis Connell said.

Assembly To Take Up Controversial Bills

TRENTON – Assembly Democrats will make another attempt to restore funding for women’s health care and challenge the Christie administration’s medical marijuana use rules today. Lawmakers will also consider a bill to abolish the Council on Affordable Housing.

Hyacinth AIDS Foundation To Honor Local Leaders

NEW BRUNSWICK – The Hyacinth AIDS Foundation, New Jersey’s first and largest AIDS service organization serving over 15,000 people annually, will recognize three local individuals for their efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS at its 25th Anniversary Gala on Nov. 13.