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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (TiNADA), in conjunction with the Substance Abuse Prevention Team of Essex County, presented a free movie night at North Country Community College last Thursday to help raise awareness... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The United Way of the Adirondack Region is closing their 2019 fundraising campaign with a projected total of $688,750. Read more

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CHAZY | Ice anglers from around New England are invited to participate in “Reeling for Recovery” Feb. 16, an ice fishing event where all money will be donated to a large substance abuse facility in upstate New York. Read more

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MONTPELIER | According to Rebecca Kelley, media aide to Gov. Phil Scott, members of the Vermont Opioid Coordination Council released their long-awaited progress report. Read more

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WILLSBORO | George Sayward said the dairy industry is as bad as he’s ever seen it in his four decades as a farmer. Read more

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Each year, the holidays remind us of how fortunate we are. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga zoning appeals board has allowed the St. Joseph’s Addictions Treatment and Recovery Center to proceed with plans for a four-unit apartment building on a residential street. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County Sheriff David Favro said his record speaks for itself. Read more

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MONTPELIER  | “Understanding Vermont’s Opioid Crisis” is an eight-part series highlighting the science of addiction as well as the cultural, social and economic challenges associated with addiction. Read more

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RUTLAND | Vermont Department of Health officials began warning people who use street drugs to seek a supply of the overdose “reversal” drug naloxone (commercially known as Narcan). Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Substance dependency is an issue many would rather not mention in polite company, which, prevention workers say, is among the reasons it is such a hard problem to fight. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Child Protective Services in Essex County might gain armed guards. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the state continues to explore legalizing recreational marijuana, Essex County’s Board of Supervisors has begun to weigh in — but the Clinton County Legislature will likely wait for the state to offer guidance on the issue. Read 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. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Substance Abuse Prevention Team of Essex County has received a $1,000 grant from the Evergreen Fund of the Adirondack Foundation. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse coalition will host a substance-free Community Game Night on St. Patrick’s Day in support of recovery from substance-dependency. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | The St. Joseph’s Addiction Recovery Center, a Saranac Lake-based substance abuse treatment facility, was awarded $450,000 from the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services last week. Read more

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Opiates continue to have the country in a chokehold. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A new mobile crisis team in Clinton County is ensuring residents have tailored access to mental health services. Read more

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LEWIS | People aren’t always at their best during encounters with law enforcement. Read more

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