Cheryl Nunamacher is courageous to speak of her son’s opioid addiction, helping to mute the stigma. Her experience shows us that better coordination is needed among the professionals — police, judges, probation officers, and rehab counselors — who are in the front lines fighting drug addiction and the crimes that often go with it.

Letters to the Editor

James M. Gaughan, Altamont Mayor, 2005 to 2017

Judy Kimes, publicist, New Scotland Historical Association

Amy Lauterbach Pokorny, chairwoman, Farms and Artisans Tour, Helderberg Hilltowns Association

Trisha Zigrosser, Altamont Elementary School

Pastor Wendy Cook, Helderberg Lutheran Church, Berne

Carol DuBrin, Altamont

Mary Ellen Johnson, vice president, Guilderland Historical Society

Mary Beth Peterson, Hilltown Community Resource Center

Sherry Burgoon, president, Friends of the Voorheesville Public Library

David Gibson, Past Voorheesville School Board President, Current Voorheesville Library Board Member

Brian Hunt, superintendent, VCSD

Allan Gaige for The Helderberg American Legion Riders, Altamont Post 977, Voorheesville Post 1493

Nancy Frueh, vice president, Knox Historical Society

Barbara Sargent, Altamont Reformed Church

Doug Miller, New Scotland