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Picente announces formation of council to address youth violence

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente announced Wednesday a new plan to address violence among youth.

The county is forming the Youth Development and Violence Prevention Council. Picente announced the formation of the new group during the annual State of Oneida County Youth Development meeting at BOCES in New Hartford.

The YDVPC, as it's called, will focus on prevention, intervention and suppression when it comes to violence among young people.

Picente says the input of area young people will be sought for the council. 

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