January 29, 2015

D.A.R.E. America Honors New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman

Posted on December 19, 2014 by in Hometown, New York, News

On December 10th, D.A.R.E. America hosted a benefit reception honoring Eric T. Schneiderman, New York State Attorney General. Attorney General Schneiderman was honored for his substantial interests on behalf of New York youth and efforts in reducing substance abuse. The event, hosted by John & Margo Catsimatidis, was held in New York City at the […]

Lewiston Police Department DARE donation

Posted on November 23, 2014 by in Hometown, New York, News

From wnypapers.com. Last month, the Lewiston Police Department was the recipient of a $2,000 check for its Drug Abuse Resistance Education program conducted in area schools. The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston and Modern Disposal presented the check. The LPD DARE program is funded completely by donations. Pictured, from left, are Kiwanian Todd Swartz, Lewiston Police Chief […]

Irvington’s Main Street School Fifth-Graders Take on D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on October 25, 2014 by in Hometown, New York, News

The Main Street School fifth- graders are participating in the DARE program with Police Officer Erik Seman. Photo Credit: Irvington Union Free School District. From tarrytown.dailyvoice.com. IRVINGTON, N.Y. — The fifth-graders at Main Street School have begun the 2014 Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program. The main objective of the program is to teach the fifth- graders how to […]

Yorktown’s Murphy Unveils Seven Point Plan To Fight Heroin

Posted on October 16, 2014 by in Hometown, New York, News

From The Daily Voice. YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown’s Dr. Terrence Murphy recently unveiled his plan for addressing the Hudson Valley’s growing heroin crisis. Murphy’s plan includes: Sponsoring legislation to require insurance companies to cover drug treatment and rehab up to 90 days. Using drug seizure proceeds to provide funding for Naloxone, a potentially life-saving overdose […]

Johnson City takes up anti-bullying awareness

Posted on October 12, 2014 by in Bullying, Hometown, New York

From www.pressconnects.com. October is, in many ways, a month of causes. From breast cancer to domestic violence to down syndrome and more, its 31 days are about raising awareness and money to help fight a variety of diseases and problems. Last week, Johnson City added a new cause to the calendar, at least within the village. […]

Jeffrey Russo Rensselaer County’s new D.A.R.E. officer

Posted on September 8, 2014 by in Hometown, New York, News

From The Record. TROY – Rensselaer County has a new D.A.R.E. officer County Sheriff Jack Mahar announced Rensselaer County Deputy Jeffrey Russo spent two weeks in an intensive D.A.R.E. officers instructors training class in Montour Falls-The NYS Academy of Fire Science. “Deputy Russo’s hard work paid off- he was honored with the John Jantzen Award […]

RUNNING: Holtslag Sprints to D.A.R.E. Win

Posted on August 21, 2014 by in Hometown, New York, News

Adin Day (left) leads eventual winner Brian Holtslag late in Saturday’s five-kilometer D.A.R.E. Run in Herkimer. Times Photo/Jon Rathbun. From The Times.  HERKIMER, N.Y. — Brian Holtslag sprinted to the finish line ahead of Adin Day Saturday morning to win the 19th running of Herkimer’s D.A.R.E. five-kilometer race. Day, an 11-year-old from Mohawk, led around […]

Local Youngsters Attend State Sheriffs’ Camp

Posted on August 13, 2014 by in Hometown, New York

Nine Madison County children boarded a charter bus Sunday afternoon, Aug. 3, on their way to the 2014 New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute’s Summer Camp, located near Penn Yan on Keuka Lake. From Utica Observer-Dispatch. MADISON COUNTY, NY – Nine Madison County children boarded a charter bus Sunday afternoon, Aug. 3, on their way […]

Famous Famiglia 27th Anniversary Celebration Day

Posted on September 5, 2013 by in Hometown, New York, News, Spotlight

Famous Famiglia recently celebrated the 27th Anniversary of the opening of its first store. The Kolaj family, owners of Famous Famiglia, are long time supporters of D.A.R.E. The Kolaj family donated the proceeds of the day’s sales to support D.A.R.E. in New York City.   Photos from the celebration of the 27th anniversary of the […]

M’town “DARE Day” rescheduled for September

Posted on June 12, 2013 by in Hometown, New York, News

Times Herald-Record – May 2013 MIDDLETOWN, NY — Middletown Police “DARE Day,” a kid-themed annual event organized by the Middletown Police Department and sponsored by a variety of businesses and community organizations, which was scheduled for Saturday, May 11 but canceled … Read more . . .