CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – More than 20 people have been indicted on multiple heroin and cocaine charges as a result of “Operation: Cold Front, a large scale narcotics investigation from January through June, according to a statement from Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor.

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VENTNOR – The bell tolled 105 times for souls lost this year to a disease that has become epidemic in America. As Tracy A. Smith read the names of the South Jersey victims – mostly from Atlantic and Cape May counties – survivor Mike McGaffney rang the bell. Sometimes the sound was loud and c…

William “Billy” Dolqueist was just 27 when he lost his battle with addiction in 2013. The Absecon man’s aunt, Gineen DeMari of Galloway, tells his story. She speaks in schools and rehab centers about the dangers of prescription drugs and cautions adults and youngsters to resist the urge to t…

Three years ago Mainland Regional High School tried to be proactive in the struggle against drugs by instituting a random drug testing policy for students with very real consequences if the students were found with drugs in their system.

In 2012, long before the epidemic of opiate and heroin abuse grew to its current size, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine conducted a study on what impact sober living housing can have on opioid abusers after they leave a detoxification program.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Heroin and opiate overdoses have declined in the county over the last four years, and in a Tuesday, May 24 press conference, Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor attributed the drop to the combined efforts of law enforcement, county and social agencies, interven…