HAZLETON STANDARD SPEAKER
Talk show focuses on youth gangs
June 7, 2011
State and federal officials will discuss youth gangs in a special Sam Lesante Show airing live Wednesday at 4 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta and state Sen. John Yudichak will join FBI Special Agent D. Darell Dones, a nationally renowned expert on gangs.
The guests will discuss what gang-prevention techniques have worked in other areas and will show steps local communities can take to help law enforcement officials reduce gang activity.
At 6 p.m. Wednesday, the three officials will participate in a panel discussion on gang in Room K-1 of the Kostos Building at the Penn State Hazleton campus.
The special Sam Lesant Show will air on SSPTV, pre-empting KYW news on Service Electric Cablevision in Hazleton, Mountain Top, Wilkes-Barre and Kingston. It also will be aired throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania on WQPX-TV.
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