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Opioid crisis hits children, seniors across Middlesex County

April 13, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK – Sayreville Police Chief John Zebrowski, sees the reports his officers file. Several times each week his officers respond to calls of an opioid drug overdose and find a person near death.

Officers must apply Narcan, a power antidote dispensed through the nose, that quick counteracts the overdose and saves the person for that episode. Too often, Zebrowsky says, the scene ...

Is Marijuana as Dangerous as Heroin or LSD? New Jersey Wants the Public to Weigh In

NEWARK, NJ — Should marijuana remain classified in New Jersey with the most dangerous drugs, such as heroin and LSD?

The public is being asked for their views on one of New Jersey’s most-debated issues, particularly at a time when Gov. Phil Murphy is looking to expand the state’s medical marijuana program.

The N.J. Division of Consumer Affairs has scheduled a series of ...

Holy Savior Academy to Hold 7th Annual 5K Run & Family Walk in June

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Calling all runners and walkers! Holy Savior Academy will hold its 7th Annual 5K Run and 1 Mile Family Walk on Saturday, June 2. Proceeds from this year’s family-friendly event will benefit the school’s academic, athletic, and extracurricular programs.

“Holy Savior Academy’s annual 5K offers the school an opportunity to provide other ...

'Seize the Awkward!' A Call to Action from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's Groundbreaking Campaign

HOLMDEL, NJ - It's the moment before suicide that comes and, often, so tragically goes. The moment of silence, the pause in a conversation. It is a moment when you want to say something but you feel you can't. Or you just don't. Or you won't. Yet, these silent inflection points during any mental health crisis can be a pivot to opportunities. You can seize ...

Twin City Pharmacy to Serve as MedSafe Medication Disposal Site

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Twin City Pharmacy and Surgical, a staple in the community since 1972, recently became an authorized MedSafe Unused Medication Disposal site.

With MedSafe, which is manufactured by Sharps Compliance, unused and/or expired non-hazardous medications, including controlled, non-controlled and over-the-counter medicines, can be disposed of safely and securely.

Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party Set For March 16

SUMMIT, NJ - The annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party fundraiser affair is coming up.

The event, which will be held Friday, March 16 at The Grove in Cedar Grove, is focused on raising funds to support Komen’s BOLD GOAL:  to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50% by the year 2026, by improving access to quality and ...

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