In the last week, two individuals were revived after near-fatal overdoses by a drug called Naloxone. Frequently referred to as NARCAN, it acts as a simple means to revive and block those who are overdosing from becoming ‘overdose fatalities’.
However, there is a debate and stigma attached to NARCAN. To break down the entire substance use disorder epidemic Petrea Rae, Coordinator for the Substance Abuse Coalition of Ontario County was in-studio on Thursday.
The discussion covers a lot of ground, but is an important and timely one.
The proposed incinerator to be built in Romulus, New York if approved has dominated headlines throughout the winter.
Peter Mantius, publisher of WaterFront.blog, dedicated to covering environmental issues in the Finger Lakes – was in-studio talking about the story, and how it’s evolved over the months. Now, heading into the Article 10 process – residents have more questions than answers.
What is LOCATE Finger Lakes? Why does it exist? Who leads this effort?
Since LOCATE Finger Lakes appeared in headlines over this past winter many readers have asked us these questions. Former Sen. Michael Nozzolio, who leads the effort, is in-studio talking about the initiative, his experience, and why this seemed like a smart idea to capitalize on for the region.