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Balling Heads D.A.R.E Program in City of Tonawanda

Posted on June 25, 2015 by in Hometown, New York, News

From North Tonawanda Sun. Pictured are City of Tonawanda Police Chief William Strassburg, Exalted Ruler for the Elk’s Lodge James Sutton, and Officer Jason Balling. Click image for full view. TONAWANDA – In support of the recently re-launched D.A.R.E. Program at City of Tonawanda schools, the Elk’s Lodge #860 has generously donated $1,000 to the […]

A Fun-Filled D.A.R.E. Day in Thrall Park

Posted on June 22, 2015 by in Hometown, New York, News

From The Epoch Times. On June 13 in Middletown’s Thrall Park Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) had a clear message: enjoy the day. Police officers were everywhere, some in uniform, others in the bright yellow D.A.R.E. t-shirt. Local businesses showed their support with booths that offered healthy snacks or fun activities. ShopRite had two booths, […]

Nomination for the 2015 Daryl F. Gates D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement Award, D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year Award, D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year Award

Posted on February 22, 2015 by in 28th International Conference, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Events, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Hometown, Hometown International, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, News, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

D.A.R.E. America is accepting nominations for the 2015 Daryl F. Gates D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement, D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year, and D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year Awards. Recipients of these prestigious awards will be honored during the 28TH Annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference. The conference is being held August 4-6, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Nominees […]

Cayuga County Deputy John Nedza Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on February 10, 2015 by in Hometown, New York, News, Spotlight

Montour Falls – The New York State D.A.R.E. Officers’ Association awarded it’s highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award, to Cayuga County Sheriff Deputy John Nedza during the fifty-third Commencement Exercise of D.A.R.E. Officer Training  at the New York State Academy of Fire Science. The Executive Board of N.Y.S.D.O.A. awards the Lifetime Achievement Award only rarely, […]

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 […]