MAZZEO BILL WOULD PUT NARCAN IN SCHOOLS

Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo will be introducing a bill to give school nurses responsibility for administering the opioid antidote Narcan in case of an overdose. The N.J. Department of Education recommended that Narcan be included in school district emergency response kits, while the new bill would make it mandatory. According to a press release from Mazzeo,…

DEP’S ARTIFICIAL REEF PROGRAM RESUMES DEPLOYMENTS

The Department of Environmental Protection’s artificial reef deployment program is back on course due to a restoration of federal funding. The funding has returned, thanks to a compromise the Christie Administration reached between recreational anglers and commercial fishermen over access to the popular reefs. The DEP’s Division of Fish and Wildlife plans to sink as…

MAYORS OF THE WILDWOODS ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT ON BEACH SAFETY

In the wake of recent after-hours rescues, the Mayors of North Wildwood, Wildwood and Wildwood Crest are urging beachgoers to observe the rules and regulations of the beach before accessing the water, and to never swim when lifeguards are off duty. Last weekend there were two major rescues that occurred while the lifeguards were off-duty in…