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Waking from a 24 Hour Coma has Croatian Girl Speaking Fluent German Not Croatian

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A 13 year old Croatian girl who was in a coma for 24 hours awoke and was able to communicate in fluent German, but  not in Croatian . Her parents said she has been studying German but cannot understand how she can speak it as fluently as she does. Doctors are baffled.

Source: boingboing -NYDaily News

Hudson County Community College Beta Alpha Phi Honor Society Holding Autism Awareness Fundraiser

April 24 Luncheon Will Benefit the Nonprofit, Autism New Jersey; HCCC Professor Salim Bendaoud, a Neurosciences Specialist and Parent of an Autistic Child, Will Deliver the Keynote Address

 JERSEY CITY, N.J. – New Jersey has the distinction of having the highest autism rate in the country, and while awareness of autism spectrum disorders is growing, it is happening very slowly.

To provide area residents with more information on autism spectrum disorders, and to raise funds for New Jersey’s largest non-profit autism network, Hudson County Community College’s Beta Alpha Phi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society will hold a luncheon, “Raise Your Fork Against Autism,” on Saturday, April 24 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held in the College’s Culinary Arts Institute/Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street – just two blocks from the Journal Square PATH Station in Jersey City. Tickets for the event are available at $45 each – $23 of which is tax deductible. (Checks should be made payable to the Hudson County Community College Foundation.) Continue reading Hudson County Community College Beta Alpha Phi Honor Society Holding Autism Awareness Fundraiser

Liberty Science Center to Unveil Interactive Diabetes Exhibit

Diabetes: A Deeper Look, a unique, interactive traveling exhibit developed by the Detroit Science Center and made possible with support from sanofi-aventis U.S., will help raise national awareness about diabetes. The 2,500 square-foot exhibit, shaped as a walk-through blood vessel with 40,000 LED lights pulsating to the sound of a heartbeat, is designed to educate the American public about diabetes, diabetes treatment options and the role of insulin in the body.

On April 1, the exhibit will open at Jersey City’s Liberty Science Center, named one of the 10 best science centers in the country by Parents Magazine. Following its stop at the Center, the exhibit will embark on a nationwide tour from 2010 to 2012.

Location:        Liberty Science Center
Liberty State Park
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305

Bayonne Police Arrest Men With 595 Pounds of Marijuana


Mayor Mark A. Smith and Police Chief Robert Kubert announced that the Bayonne Police Department arrested two men on marijuana charges on January 26 after discovering them at 65 New Hook Road. The men arrested were Gordon T. Peters, 42, of Miramar, Florida, and Jason L. Peters, 21, of Miami, Florida. They were charged with possession of over 25 pounds of marijuana, and possession of marijuana within 500 feet of a public walkway. The approximate weight of the marijuana seized by the police was 595 pounds, which has an estimated street value of $2 million. Continue reading Bayonne Police Arrest Men With 595 Pounds of Marijuana