Currently the program has $150,000 in grant funds, which is enough to provide treatment for about 50 people. If successful, legislators will seek out sponsorship funds so more people can take advantage of the opportunity to receive treatment.
Police in Mahway have decided to take a new approach in their battle against the heroin epidemic in the state. In order to take on the heroin epidemic, Mahway police say people need to have awareness and education to take on the issue.
Many lawmakers, health care providers and customers are calling for a delay in implementing Horizon's new Omnia Health Alliance. They want an explanation how certain hospitals were chosen for the plan and why others were left out.
A new 70,000 square foot ShopRite opened in Newark, offering fresh produce and healthy food choices to residents. Additionally, the opening is providing jobs with 60 percent of its 350 workers calling Newark home.
Members of the Shore Nurse Union say they have been bargaining over a new contract agreement with Shore Medical Center in Somers Point. If both parties fail to reach an agreement, the nurses could be going on strike.
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