Anti-violence program Operation SNUG holds meeting in Mount Vernon

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The outreach workers with the program say the violence has gotten worse since they were teens. (Credit: News 12)

An anti-gun program held its first formal meeting in Mount Vernon Wednesday night to work to curb street violence.

Operation SNUG, which is "guns" spelled backward, held its first meet-and-greet session with about a dozen teens at a local community center. The operation is kicking off in Mount Vernon with the help of a $275,000 grant from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Outreach workers for the program...

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