Tag: central shenandoah office on youth

Fort Defiance student is recipient of Fender Foundation gift

Fort Defiance High School sophomore Branden Thomas received quite a surprise the morning of Jan. 4 – a brand new guitar, made possible through The Fender Music Foundation.


Grants will be used to fight gangs

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   The City of Staunton and the City of Waynesboro will receive over $27,000 to fund gang prevention efforts in the area. The Central Shenandoah Valley Office on Youth in partnership with the City of Staunton Police Department and City of Waynesboro Police Department are eligible for Justice Assistance Grant […]


The faces in the logo

The logo for the SAW2010 gang-prevention effort has a teen who is facing pressures that might have him thinking about joining a gang surrounded by adults who can talk him into making the right choices for himself and his life. A picture can indeed be worth a thousand words. “The idea is to try to […]


Videocast | Friday Night Hoops

The Waynesboro YMCA is giving local kids something to do on Friday nights that doesn’t involve walking the streets. AFP editor Chris Graham took part in last week’s Friday Night Basketball and talked with Y executive director Jeff Fife, the Waynesboro Police Department and some area teens to get a sense of how it all […]