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In 2016, over 3,600 New Yorkers died of an opioid overdose. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Officials from the local business, government, education, health and law enforcement sectors are teaming up on a new housing and lifeskills campus on the former U.S.Air Force Base. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Kyle Kirby was a sports-lover. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Plattsburgh City Police Detective Matt Bell has announced his candidacy for Clinton County Sheriff. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has cosponsored legislation that would make it easier for recovering addicts to rejoin the workforce. more

The Sun

In February, I submitted a press release to inform the public that the Hamilton County Republican Committee had voted unanimously to endorse both Rep. Elise Stefanik and state Sen. James Tedisco. more

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After refusing pleas last month by at least two Vermont doctors’ organizations to listen to physicians about the medically-appropriate uses of marijuana... more

The Vermont Eagle

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BRANDON | Brandon Police officers responded to two drug overdose calls in one day last month. more

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While Vermont’s opioid crisis is far from under control, there is positive news about stamping out the epidemic of drug abuse and wasted lives, one person at a time. more

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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

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LEWIS | With the retirement of Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting now official, one candidate has officially thrown his hat in the ring, while another potential candidate will wait until the new year to make an official decision. more

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LEWIS | After over four decades of service to country and county, Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting has decided it is time to move on. more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont’s struggle to grow its workforce weakens our economy, inhibits the ability for Vermont businesses to expand their operations, and threatens the ability for Vermonters and future generations to grow and thrive... more

The Vermont Eagle

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

Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh is convening a panel designed to squash crime. more

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

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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

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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

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

Community Columnists

Battling addiction and winning has been the hardest thing I have had to do. more

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