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Aninsman Receives Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award

Posted on August 31, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania police officer has focused on the plight of veterans with PTSD who run afoul of the law. From Business Wire. CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Andrew Aninsman, of the Bensalem Township Police Department in Bucks County, Pa., received The American Legion’s National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award on Aug. 27 at its 96th annual […]

D.A.R.E. Recruitment in Jomtien

Posted on August 29, 2014 by in Hometown, Hometown International, News, Thailand

From www.pattayapeople.com. A recruitment programme got underway on the morning of Wednesday, 27th August in Jomtien for the series of Royal Thai Police Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) projects that go around the country to schools to educate students about the dangers of drugs. This time round the programme requires a further 3,000 plus police […]

Car Show Brings In Cash For Elmwood Park Police Program

Posted on August 27, 2014 by in Hometown, Illinois, News

Angelica and Arthur Bosko with their daughter Ewelina look at a 1988 Excalibur at the Elmwood Park D.A.R.E. Car Show and Farmers Market in Central Park on Aug. 23, 2014. | George Edwardson/For Sun-Times Media. (Click image for full view) From elmwoodpark.suntimes.com. Plenty of metal and rubber lined Fullerton Avenue for the Elmwood Park Police […]

North Woods Elementary School Graduate Wins 2014 Wisconsin DARE Essay Contest

Posted on August 27, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Wisconsin

From WXOW.com. The La Crosse Police Department held an award ceremony Tuesday morning for North Woods Elementary School Graduate Anika Nystrom. Nystrom was one of the 2014 Wisconsin D.A.R.E. Essay Contest Winners. Nystrom’s essay was picked from hundreds from the local area, and then beat out over 70 other essays at the Wisconsin State D.A.R.E. […]

D.A.R.E. Olympics at Egg Harbor City Lake

Posted on August 26, 2014 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News

Tyler Kienzle, 5, left, of Egg Harbor City and Noah Smith, 3, of Mays Landing have their eyes on the finish line.  From www.shorenewstoday.com.  Nearly 60 children signed up for the annual Egg Harbor City D.A.R.E. Olympics held Saturday Aug. 23 at the Egg Harbor City Lake off Philadelphia Ave. Kids were running, swimming, hopping […]

D.A.R.E. Donations Pour In

Posted on August 23, 2014 by in British Columbia, Canada, Hometown, Hometown International, News

From The Columbia Valley Pioneer.  Donations for the East Kootenay Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program are pouring in, with three valley groups giving money in recent weeks. The Windermere Valley Kinsmen Club donated $200, the Rotary Club of Invermere donated $250 and the Royal Canadian Legion of Windermere donated $250, all of which will […]

21st CENTURY D.A.R.E. – Different Than the D.A.R.E. You May Have Known

Posted on August 21, 2014 by in News

Increasing use of drugs by youth in the 1970s and 1980s gave cause for alarm. Between 1975 and 1980, nearly two-thirds (65%) of high school students were reported to have used an illicit drug and nearly two out of every five (39%) have used an illicit drug other than marijuana¹. This concern led the Los […]

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 […]

Heydens Takes Top Honor For D.A.R.E. Work

Posted on August 21, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Virginia

Loudoun County Sheriff‘s Deputy Joe Heydens has been named the 2014 Virginia State D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year. From Leesburg Today. Heydens was nominated by his supervisor and selected by the D.A.R.E. Officers Association to receive the Bentowski/Eanes D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year Award, named for Chief Mike Bentowski and retired Virginia State Trooper Bill […]

Back to School! Safety!

Posted on August 20, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Pennsylvania, School Safety

From PAHomePage.com.  Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County – It’s back-to-school season and thousands of children will begin boarding school buses in our region in just a few days. Eyewitness News reporter Jasmine Brooks stopped by Solomon Plains Elementary School in Luzerne County to find out how they plan on keeping students safe as they head to school.