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After a months-long investigation Brick police have arrested two men and one woman in connection with a heroin distribution operation.

HOPE Sheds Light had the honor of presenting Mary Kotzas and her son Mark with a Certificate of Appreciation on July 12th for their generous donation to HOPE Sheds Light and philanthropic efforts in our community.

The Senate on Wednesday approved a bill to tackle the nation’s opioid crisis, sending to the president’s desk the most sweeping drug legislation in years in a rare instance of consensus in Congress.

Ask your assembly person to support a new bill that would get drugs off the street and help those struggling from addiction receive inpatient treatment.

With New Jersey’s prescription painkiller and heroin epidemic continuing to spiral out of control, one lawmaker is pushing a multi-pronged plan to help turn things around.

The highly-publicized death of Prince in April attached a face to a grim reality New Jersey law-enforcement officials have been confronting over the last few years.

Twenty-six people have been arrested, and a drug distribution network that was pouring 25,000 doses of heroin into Ocean County each week was broken up as law enforcement conducted three major raids in the last two weeks, according to the Ocean County prosecutor’s office.

An “Oldtimer” is a person who gets sober, stays sober and dies sober. Hence, as I am writing, I do not qualify for this. I am however, an oldtimer.

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) spoke on the Senate floor to express his concerns about the harmful impact of an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act recently introduced by Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH). The amendment seeks to impose harsher mandatory minimum sentences on offenses related to the opioid fentanyl.

New Jersey 101.5 and NJ1015.com held a special, live town hall Thursday evening on opiate addiction and treatment in New Jersey.

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