Monthly Archives: October 2019

Drug Coalition says it ‘made progress’ but work is not complete

Since its formation in September 2016, the members and sectors of the Cambria County Drug Coalition “have stayed the course” in a three-pronged approach to bring leaders in law enforcement, treatment and prevention together to reverse the county’s drug problem. On Tuesday, the drug coalition held its annual community report outreach meeting at Richland High

2019-10-30T09:57:25-04:00

Cambria County Drug Coalition holds annual report

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WJAC) — It was a busy week last week and over the weekend as communities across our region participated in red ribbon week and National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. In Cambria County, the events all came down to Tuesday as the annual Community Report Out event was held. Read More...

2019-10-30T09:53:01-04:00

Family of crash victim joins salute to first responders

Not everyone has the right stuff to be a first responder. Dealing with devastating fires, vehicle crashes and other emergencies takes strength of character. The regions' police officers, firefighters, emergency medical personnel and dispatchers were honored for their dedication at the second annual "First Responder Appreciation Breakfast," held Friday at Emmanuel Church in Richland Township.

2019-10-30T09:31:03-04:00

Raising awareness about drug abuse by Kristy Freoni

The Cambria County Drug Coalition is transitioning from a successful September supporting National Recovery Month and the many people living in recovery, to raising awareness through the county’s Red Ribbon Campaign and National DEA Drug Take Back day set in the month of October. Read More...

2019-10-22T10:19:25-04:00

Drug Take Back Event Scheduled for October 26th

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ Plus) — October 26 is the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The Cambria County Drug Coalition is partnering with the D.E.A.’s efforts and has teamed up with 25 local police departments and pharmacies across the county to help people safely dispose of their drugs. Read More...

2019-10-15T12:17:07-04:00