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Manhattan Beach Couple Arrested For Medicaid Scam Run Out Of Brooklyn...

A Manhattan Beach couple was arrested Wednesday for running an illegal Medicaid kickback scheme that targeted tenants living in the couple's flophouses, Attorney General Eric...

New York Moves To E-Prescriptions To Curb Drug Abuse

A key component of New York's effort to bring down opioid abuse — which requires doctors to file prescriptions electronically rather than with handwritten...

Heroin Task Force Tackles Stigma: “Nobody Wants A Treatment Center In...

// Watch Live Town Hall. (Share video & help us spread the word) Heroin & Opioid Addiction Town Hall with Senators Marty Golden, Senator...

Police Captain Reports Drug Addiction Driving Recent ‘Uptick’ In Burglaries

Despite an overall drop in crime across the 61st Precinct, the station house's commanding officer reported there has been a recent 'uptick' in burglaries and...

Be Proud Foundation To Host Drug Awareness And Prevention Program This...

The Be Proud Foundation, in partnership with police and the Tovushi Kavkazi Jewish Youth Center, will host a  drug awareness and prevention program this...

Tomorrow Night: “Stand Against Drugs” Town Hall At Kings Bay Y

The Kings Bay Y and Dynamic Youth Community are inviting the community to attend a "Stand Against Drugs" town hall meeting tomorrow evening, January...

Cymbrowitz Requests $15 Million To Address Opiate Abuse

The following is a press release from the offices of Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz: Despite the sharp rise in heroin abuse and the continuing scourge of...

Is There An Underground Fight Club Run By “The Russians” In...

The Facebook account associated with the incredibly popular Humans of New York photoblog ran the above photo on Tuesday, with the subject quoted as...

Cymbrowitz Proposes Bill To Strengthen Community Input In Placement Of Drug...

In the midst of the summer drama centered around a proposed drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility on East 21st Street, Assemblyman Cymbrowitz blasted the...

State Pulls Plug On East 21st Street Rehab Center

The state agency charged with approving drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers has reversed course, choosing to reject a controversial clinic slated for East 21st...

Reviled Rehab Clinic Owners Says Scavo’s Comments Were Offensive, Threatens Hate...

The owner of the controversial drug rehabilitation facility attempting to plant its flag on East 21st Street and Jerome Avenue has shot back at...

Doc Drop: Cymbrowitz’s Letter Blasting Department Of Health’s Decision To Allow...

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz and the local community scored a huge victory last week, forcing the Department of Health (DOH) and the state's Office of...

East 21st Street Rehab Center Ordered To Halt Construction After Lawmaker...

A proposed East 21st Street drug rehabilitation center is feeling the heat, after community opposition and pressure from local leaders succeeded in getting city...

City Gives Green Light To East 21st Street Drug Rehab Center,...

Neighbors of a proposed drug rehabilitation center on East 21st Street are outraged that the landlord and center's operator are moving ahead with construction...

Bullet Points: Neighbors Outraged By CB15 Vote Approving Drug Abuse Treatment...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbG3Yvhtk-4?rel=0] “Bullet Points” is our format for Community Board 15 meeting coverage, providing takeaways we think are important. Information in Bullet Points is meant...