CRDA Considers “Laptop Lounges” For Convention Center, Should It Think Bigger?

The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority is considering building laptop lounges on the upper floors of the Atlantic City Convention Center. The project – which currently exists as a request-for-proposals – would allow businesspersons to plug in and work from the sidelines of conferences. But could it be the opportunity to do something more? 

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New Jersey’s 2nd Congressional District: All You Need To Know (And Results)

Our corner of South Jersey, also known as the 2nd congressional district, has garnered some national attention since it flipped Republican and voted for President Donald Trump in 2016, after previously voting for President Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012.

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Substance Abuse Treatment Report, South Jersey Unloved, Sexual Harassment Case – Wednesday’s Roundup

A staggering 10 percent of all admissions for substance abuse treatment in New Jersey came from Ocean County residents last year, according to newly released data (link to full report, county admissions table on page 4). Atlantic County residents made up 6 percent of all statewide admissions (the fifth most admissions last year behind Ocean, Camden, Essex and Monmouth counties).

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Prescription Probe Pleas, Trump’s Opioid Commitment – Friday’s Roundup

We are back! Sorry for all the downtime, folks. We had a storage issue that took longer than we would have hoped to fix, but we learned a whole lot along the way about how to manage our site, so hopefully in the long-run it will mean a better user experience as we figure out how to fix everything.

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South Jersey Oysters, Methadone Jail Pilot – Monday’s Roundup

Three quarters of the inmates in Atlantic County’s jail are addicted to opioids and the jail is the first in the state to test out a one-year program offering methadone to inmates, reports Joe Hernandez for NewsWorks. The Atlantic/Cape May, Ocean and Burlington court systems in South Jersey run so-called Drug Courts, which help divert some people with abuse disorders to recovery services and away from the criminal justice system, but not everyone is eligible and many still end up in county jails.

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