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Butler County D.A.R.E. Graduations

Butler County D.A.R.E. Graduations

Butler, Pennsylvania school districts, both public and private, welcome D.A.R.E. Officers into their fifth-grade classrooms. The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is proud to take part in giving our children the skills necessary to make good decisions for their…

Butler County, PA Graduates Nearly 1,500 Students

Butler County, PA Graduates Nearly 1,500 Students

The Butler County Sheriff’s department wrapped up another successful year of D.A.R.E. This year the Butler County Sheriff’s Office provided the D.A.R.E. keepin’ It REAL program to nearly 1,500 fifth graders in 15 elementary schools both public and private....
TAMS students take D.A.R.E. pledge

TAMS students take D.A.R.E. pledge

About 200 Tunkhannock Area Middle School fifth graders rose to the D.A.R.E. challenge on Friday by graduating from the 10-week course. The Drug Awareness Resistance and Education program works to teach students how to meet a variety of life’s challenges –...
Brookville Students Graduate from D.A.R.E. Program

Brookville Students Graduate from D.A.R.E. Program

Brookville, Jefferson County, Pa. – It was a day of celebration for more than 100 5th graders at Hickory Grove Elementary in Brookville. However, this ceremony wasn’t the usual pomp and circumstance. The students, instead, were pledging to resist drugs and...
The D.A.R.E Program in Butler, PA

The D.A.R.E Program in Butler, PA

Back row: Sgt. Harry Callithen, Deputies Rachel Sporrer, Darah Danner, Bret Vulakovich. Front row: Deputy Tony Sawl and Captain Brain Karenbauer Butler, Pennsylvania school districts, both public and private, welcome D.A.R.E.  Officers into their fifth grade...
Drugs Take Vast Toll

Drugs Take Vast Toll

A letter to the editor of Butler Eagle, from Ashley Hevesy, BSN, RN Butler. The number of overdoses Butler County has seen is absurd. In August, emergency officials responded to six apparent overdoses in a span of nine hours in Butler County, according to news reports.

Searching for a Brighter Greene

Searching for a Brighter Greene

Nearly a year ago, hundreds gathered in Greene County Courthouse for a town hall meeting to discuss ideas on how to curb the heroin epidemic that has gripped the region. One of the ideas that came out of the October meeting was the formation of the Coalition for a Brighter Greene…