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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman D. Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) has introduced legislation that would allow businesses to claim a tax credit for hiring recovering addicts from state-certified rehab facilities. more

Jan 16, 2018 4:00 PM The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Town Police Department now has an officer trained as a narcotics investigator. more

Jan 8, 2018 12:00 PM The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | On Nov. 1, former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas (2003-11), was the keynote speaker at the annual Orange County GOP spaghetti dinner held in Randolph. more

Nov 29, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Opioid epidemic, your government at work. Have you ever heard of the “Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act”? more

Nov 22, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie has always been a college football fan. more

Nov 9, 2017 3:30 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | It was not the time he spent as a high school standout, a front-runner for the 1998 Heisman Trophy, or even the poor performance in the NFL that landed Ryan Leaf in a prison cell for 32 months. more

Nov 9, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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In honor of September being National Recovery Awareness Month, I recently spent a day meeting with people and organizations dedicated to helping those affected by the opioid crisis. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists

The current opioid epidemic was caused by a deadly intersection of many factors: greed, fear, the quest to feel good, misinformation and legitimate efforts to treat acute and chronic pain. more

Oct 11, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

“Addiction is a family disease,” said Pam Nolan, a Ticonderoga resident and member of the Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (TiNADA) Coalition. more

Sep 27, 2017 2:30 PM Community Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH | Programming designed to share personal stories, erase stigma more

Sep 12, 2017 5:15 PM The Sun

TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (TiNADA) Coalition focuses on friends sharing hope about recovery from drug dependence. more

Aug 26, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

The head of Friends of Recovery New York will speak in Ticonderoga more

Jul 28, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

It’s been a tragic year for rock and roll fans. more

Jul 26, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

PLATTSBURGH — The fight to combat the North Country’s opiate crisis has gone digital. more

Jul 22, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

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MORIAH – Several things can be done to address the growing opiate addiction problem in the area, those attending a forum at Moriah Central School were told. more

Jul 12, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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Organizers hope panel discussion, forum will generate awareness of resources to squash ongoing opiate epidemic more

Jun 14, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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Our current crisis of drug abuse seems to be on a rapid incline with even more Vermonters dying from drug overdoses. more

May 31, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH, NY & BURLINGTON, VT — At the low point of his life, Jason recalls sitting in a dark apartment alone. more

Apr 12, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH — At the low point of his life, Jason recalls sitting in a dark apartment alone. more

Apr 11, 2017 6:05 PM The Sun

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