WAYNE — A 27-year-old Hewitt man was saved on June 16 after Wayne police administered Naloxone to him. Police arrived at a location in Wayne at 9 p.m. and found the man unresponsive and breathing slowly. They administered one dose of Naloxone and the ma... read more

Before signing legislation to combat New York State’s growing heroin and opiate addiction problem, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo compared the epidemic’s death toll to the number of people who died during the peak of the AIDS crisis.