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WESTPORT | The Prevention Team of Essex County based in Ticonderoga — a New York state entity focused on prevention of alcohol and substance abuse and youth — wrapped up its annual Girl Strong program this past May. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | A recent survey of Essex County students found that school was the place they were most secure, while they felt far less safe in the community as a whole. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Just when the message about drinking and driving was getting through to teenagers, along came texting. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | At least in Ticonderoga, the opioid epidemic that has hit rural America particularly hard might not be carrying over into the next generation, according to a biennial survey of student behavior. 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 | The Essex County Board of Supervisors has torpedoed a proposed local law to change the legal age at which someone could purchase tobacco in the county. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — The Substance Abuse Prevention Team of Essex County just got a $750 donation through the Stewart’s Shops Holiday Match Program. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Suicides in Essex County are down, and a coalition of agencies think they may be making a difference. Read more

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WILLSBORO — Ready, Set, Go! A total of 31 girls and coaches from around the region took place in the Girls Run 4 Fun three mile event in Willsboro Saturday, May 21. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — The Prevention Team welcomes Mr. Jarrod Sammis, as Communications and Community Relations Coordinator. Read more

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