Tag: heroin

Opioids – The Scourge of The Community

By John Burton | MIDDLETOWN — “We know how important addressing this epidemic is,” said Mary Ann Christopher, senior executive for clinical affairs for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of...

June 23, 2017 | comments

The Truth About Heroin In Monmouth County

By John Sorce | WEST LONG BRANCH – The heroin epidemic in Monmouth County is real and it’s a threat, says former National Football League player Christian Peter. Peter, 44,...

May 11, 2017 | comments

Pallone, Beck Address Growing Heroin and Opioid Abuse Problem

By John Burton From the corridors of power in Washington, D.C. to here in Monmouth County, local legislators on the national and state level are taking a stand on heroin...

May 23, 2016 | comments

Christian Peter: Helping to Rebuild Lives With Service

By Muriel J. Smith   “I want to help other people, just like so many others helped me.” That’s Christian Peter’s mantra in life. It’s also the reason why Peter...

October 23, 2015 | comments

It’s An Epidemic and We Need to Help

To Our Readers, Once again in the pages of The Two River Times, you will find so many examples of organizations doing good for one another to improve the quality...

October 9, 2015 | comments

Fighting the Heroin Epidemic

By Marion Lynch Lisa and Rick Stavola sat in the comfortable den of their riverfront home in Middletown last Saturday morning. Over the fireplace is a portrait of the eldest...

October 8, 2015 | comments

Two Holmdel Residents Arrested, Face Heroin Charges

Two Holmdel residents are facing heroin drug charges after police executed a search warrant at a house on Telegraph Hill Road, near Bethany Road, and found 50 packets of heroin,...

March 23, 2015 | comments

Officials Warn Parents: Heroin Use on the Rise

By John Burton RUMSON – Educators and law enforcement officials plan to make the Nov. 18 program about the epidemic of heroin use in Monmouth County as a starting point...

November 22, 2013 | comments

7/11 — 41 Indicted in Heroin Bust

FREEHOLD — A Monmouth County grand jury yesterday handed down indictments to 41 alleged members of a criminal street gang who participated in a widespread heroin distribution operation, according to...

July 11, 2013 | comments