Seventy-two county residents have died of overdoses in the first nine months of 2020, a 44-percent increase over last year.

ALBANY COUNTY — In December, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that, after nearly a decade of ever-increasing opioid-related overdose deaths in New York State, there was a near

BERNE — Around 3:30 in the afternoon on Thursday, a person driving on Route 156 in Berne saw a car stopped in the middle of the road, still running. Looking inside the Chevy Malibu, the passerby saw three people were unconscious and called 9-1-1, said Chief Deputy William Rice, of the Albany County Sheriff’s office.

KNOX — Albany County Sheriff’s Investigator Amy Kowalski, who serves as a Community Liaison Officer, spoke alongside Catholic Charities representative Ed Fox at Tuesday’s town board meeting about bringing more awar

A first-in-the-nation program to provide no-cost or lower-cost naloxone at pharmacies across New York began on Aug. 9, according to a release from the governor’s office.

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