Anti-violence program Operation SNUG holds meeting in Mount Vernon

The outreach workers with the program say the

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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