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The Oberlin Review

County Suffers from Worsening Heroin Epidemic

County Suffers from Worsening Heroin Epidemic

Louis Krauss, News Editor

March 3, 2017

Filed under Community News, NEWS

Once a secondary concern to police and anti-drug activists in the region, heroin addiction in Lorain County is reaching record highs. Now, local law enforcement is grappling with the devastating consequences of addiction and increasing rate of overdoses. Oberlin Interim Police Chief Michael McCloskey...

Kasich’s Opioid Regulations Backfire

Jackie Brant, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2017

Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Every five hours, someone overdoses on heroin in Ohio. One in every nine deaths from heroin overdoses in the U.S. occurs in Ohio, leading the nation. In Lorain County, approximately 140 people died from heroin overdoses in 2016, according to The Chronicle-Telegram. On the other hand, according to ...

County Rejects Tax Levy for Rehab Facilities

County Rejects Tax Levy for Rehab Facilities

Sydney Allen, Production Editor

November 11, 2016

Filed under Community News, NEWS

Widespread opioid abuse has plagued Lorain County in recent years, but voters still rejected a measure to fund a single rehabilitation facility in a county that has zero on Tuesday. Issue 35, the proposed tax levy, would have designated money for the Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board of Lorai...

Ohio Heroin Epidemic Draws Local, National Attention

Sydney Allen

February 19, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

In a heroin epidemic that is sweeping the nation, Ohio is the second-most-affected state. Ohio senators have recently passed legislation that will work to prevent and treat drug addiction and overdose. Over 2,400 people died from drug overdoses in Ohio in 2014. From 2013 to 2014, there was an 18.3 percent...

Local News Bulletin

February 12, 2016

Filed under Community News, NEWS, Uncategorized

New Markers at Westwood Cemetery The Friends of Westwood Cemetery is a community group that works to preserve the cemetery grounds, gravestones and stories tied to the historic site. In December, the group finished replacing old, worn signs that were making it difficult to find certain graves after rec...

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