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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. Through...

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1st Place: Makayla McLister (Butler Middle School). Makayla received Kennywood Tickets for a family of four and a $5.00 Gift Certificate for King Cone Ice Cream. In photo: Sgt. Harry Callithen, Deputy Rachel Sporrer, Makayla McLister, Deputy Anthony Sawl.

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 - including...

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

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 alcohol...

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

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...

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

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.
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Drugs Take Vast Toll

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...
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Searching for a Brighter Greene

State D.A.R.E. Contacts

State Training Coordinator
Jack Killian
Pennsylvania State D.A.R.E. Office
Email: jk501ck@verizon.net
Phone: (570) 624-1279 (office)
Phone: (570) 621-8991 (cell)

 
 
 
 
 
 

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