Author: Carl Quinn

Sheriff: Fentanyl Pills Deadly Addition To Opioid Crisis

October 14, 2021 | The street pill you are taking may not be what you think……

Outposts To Help Reach Substance Users

October 1 2021 | Community outposts have been designated by Columbia County to help reach people battling substance use….

Rise In Fatal Overdoses Stirs Concern

September 24 2021 | An overdose spike alert was issued for Columbia County after two overdoses occurred within 30 minutes of each another.

Crossover Referrals Allow Follow Up, Awareness

August 30 2021| After implementing a referral program for mental health and addiction services in January, Columbia County has reported success in assisting i…

2 Drug Overdoses Lead To Alert

August 6 2021 | An overdose spike alert was issued for Columbia County on Tuesday.

Overdose Surge, Drug Supply Spark Alert

August 5 2021 | After several overdoses occurred in one afternoon in Greene County, substance use and recovery program Greener Pathways issued an overdose spi…

As Overdoses Surge, Hinchey Calls For Narcan Training

July 30 2021 | State Sen. Michelle Hinchey, D-Saugerties, will host a free Narcan training outside of the Greene County Legislature on Thursday as…

Editorial: “The Other Epidemic” Rises To The Surface

July 22, 2021 | Overshadowed for months by the coronavirus pandemic, what has become known as “the other epidemic” is receiving some badly needed attention.

Overdose Alert Issued For Greene

June 9 2021 | An overdose spike alert has been issued for Greene County

Mayor: One Overdose Is Too Many

May 12 2021 | Concern about drug overdoses in the village sparked a vivid discussion by the board of trustees at its workshop meeting.