On July 21, 2017, Acting United States Attorney Grant Jaquith spoke to the children at the Steinmetz Summer Day Camp, conducted by Schenectady Inner City Ministry, as part of their “career week.” Acting U.S. Attorney Jaquith described the work of the U.S. Attorney’s Office and noted that our nation depends on a legal system that provides a fair way to resolve problems peacefully. The children spoke about what they wanted to do when they grow up, and created a “me page” using each of the letters of their first names to begin a positive word or phrase that described them. Mr. Jaquith emphasized the importance of education to achieving career goals and making good decisions, and urged the children to take advantage of the special gift of teachers and counselors who are dedicated to helping them learn and grow.
July 31, 2017
April 11, 2017
On April 11, 2017, the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Oswego County Prevention Coalition hosted a community viewing of the documentary Chasing the Dragon: Life of an Opiate Addict followed by a community response panel. The event occurred at the Elks Lodge in Oswego, New York. United States Attorney Richard Hartunian welcomed over 90 community members, saying, “The opioid drug epidemic has afflicted communities, families, and individuals throughout the 32 counties of the Northern District of...
Updated April 24, 2017
October 7, 2016
On Friday October 7, 2016, the first annual National “Coffee with a Cop Day” was held at Albany Police Department Headquarters. Members of the City of Albany Police Department, the Albany County Sheriff’s Department, the New York State Police and local residents enjoyed coffee and doughnuts together in bright sunshine and warm fall weather. The event was part of the Department of Justice “National Community Policing Week” (October 3 -7, 2016) and was designed to encourage community members and...
Updated April 24, 2017
April 27, 2017
U.S. Attorney Richard S. Hartunian accepts the Distinguished Alumnus in Government Award from Albany Law School on April 27, 2017 at the Alumni in Government Awards Luncheon. On April 27, 2017, United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian received the Distinguished Alumnus in Government Award from Albany Law School, from which he graduated in 1986. He received the award at the Alumni in Government Awards Luncheon, held by Albany Law School to celebrate outstanding commitment, accomplishments,...
Updated June 1, 2017
September 8, 2016
On September 8, 2016, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York co-hosted a community event to increase awareness of opioid abuse. The event, held at Massena High School, was the first in a series of community events the U.S. Attorney’s Office plans to hold throughout the Northern District of New York in order to generate greater community involvement in combating, preventing and treating opioid addiction, including addition to heroin and prescription painkillers. U.S...
Updated October 17, 2016
Updated August 7, 2017