Prescription Benefits Probe, Beach Tag Revenue, Woodcraft Biz – Tuesday’s Roundup

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Prescription Benefits Probe
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking records related to prescription benefits of Mainland Regional High School employees, Suzanne Marino reported for The Press of Atlantic City on Friday. The subpoena sent to the school is similar to those sent to city governments in Atlantic City, Ventnor and Margate in July (those three towns were also subpoenaed by the FBI in June). Five people pled guilty last month for their role in the multimillion-dollar case that allegedly involved doctors prescribing compound creams under the names of public employees to the tune of $10,000 each month.

Beach Tag Revenue
A ranking of shore towns by last year’s beach-tag revenue shows that Atlantic County’s beaches actually don’t make all that much money (between $210,000 and $340,000) compared to Ocean City’s mega haul of $4 million. Cape May also makes more than $2 million from its beaches. Read the full piece (of just scroll down to the chart and hover over the bars) for more details via

Woodcraft Biz
Read our business profile of Jared Cocca at Burly Woodcraft. Cocca, a former sales rep based in Mays Landing, is custom-designing and building furniture as well as selling smaller items through Etsy and pop-up markets such as the Linwood Farmers Market (back for its fall season on Sept. 16).

In the rest of the headlines from the weekend and this morning, Winslow Township police launched a registry that would allow officers to use homeowners’ and businesses’ surveillance cameras, read this column if you’re interested in the Sweeney vs NJEA battle, Dusk nightclub at Caesars closed, Salem Community College is looking at bringing back sports programs, Rowan University’s president makes hot sauce to raise funds for student scholarships, a Galloway Township rapper who was shot 10 times over the weekend is already walking again, and Carson Wentz has been trying to isolate himself in “deep South Jersey”. All that and more below:


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