Boatyard Biz, Narcan Use, Horizon – Tuesday’s Roundup

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Boatyard Biz
There are two new businesses operating from the former Atlantic City Boatyard on Albany Ave. Run by Derek Brown and Jeff Jastrzembski, the pair are currently offering WaveRunner rentals, boat assembly, boat repair and boatyard services and they have big plans to expand. We visited to find out more – read the story here.

Narcan Use
Atlantic County and Camden County are among the top four counties that saw the most doses of Narcan administered in the January-March period this year, according to figures from the state’s Attorney General’s office reported by SNJ Today. The anti-overdose drug, also known as Naloxone, was used 242 times in Atlantic County, 346 times in Camden County. Meanwhile Salem County reported just 27 uses, Cape May County reported 33, and Cumberland County reported 51. That makes us wonder about how population density affects the use of Narcan…

Machinery on the Ventnor/Margate border, ready for the dune replenishment work – pic via @acprimetime on Instagram.

Everybody’s talking about Horizon. A New Jersey Senate committee voted on Monday to turn some of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield’s surplus funds over to the state, NJSpotlight reports. Will it be approved by the wider legislature? Who knows. What does it mean and should you care? Well, it is a big employer in the state and it insures 3.8 million New Jerseyans. Our guess is it matters but it’s still too early to make a call on exactly how…

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You want more? Someone is circulating bills in Trenton with George  Norcross’ face on one side and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority on the other.

Check out some more of our coverage of the 48 Blocks art festival through our collaboration with SNJ Today.

In the rest of the news from the last 24 hours, South Jersey (ok, and North Jersey) is experiencing a surge in humpback and other whale sightings, here’s a chance to check out some of Atlantic County’s most beautiful gardens, NJ Legislative District 2 has a Green Party candidate with a plan, Ruff Ryders and Friends are the latest AC beach concert, enjoy this weather because the humidity returns at the end of the week, and committees have approved the state budget. All that and more below:

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