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.
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.
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.
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.
ELIZABETH –Police officers fatally shot one suspect in a Saturday morning robbery and wounded another, authorities said.
SOUTH AMBOY – After all the votes were counted – machine, absentee and provisional ballots – Democrat Fred Henry appears to be the winner of South Amboy’s mayoral race.
CLARK – The Clark Public Library, 303 Westfield Avenue, will collect non-perishable food donations for the New Jersey Community Food Bank and local food pantries from Nov. 15-Dec. 31.
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.
HIGHLAND PARK – Businesses in Highland Park will offer specials every Wednesday in November to gear up for the holiday shopping center.