9/11 Remembrance

On Saturday, we mark the 20th anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11. On that day, terrorists attacked the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and an airplane that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.  The number of lives lost after the planes slammed into the Twin Towers numbered 2,763, including more than 400 police officers, fire fighters and first responders.  The …

Synthetic Drug Surge in NYC

New Risks for Users for Drug Users Laboratory-made substances are thoroughly saturating the drug supply in the U.S., posing new risks for users. The DEA reported intercepting an alarming amount of both methamphetamine and fentanyl in 2020. Seizures of methamphetamine, a powerful, highly addictive stimulant that affects the central nervous system, skyrocketed by 214% over 2019. Meanwhile, DEA recovered 59% …