Youth Shelter uses grant for after-school teen center
The NEPA Youth Shelter was recently awarded a grant from the Scranton Area Community Foundation. Executive Director Maureen Maher-gray purchased supplies and equipment for the Afterschool Teen Drop-in Center, known as HQ, located at 541 Wyoming Ave. The center has created a minirecording studio for emerging singers and songwriters, as well as a wide variety of art supplies. HQ is open to high school-age teens Monday through Friday from 3 to 9 p.m. From left: Barbara O’hara, SAF board member; Laura Ducceschi, SAF president/ceo; Maureen Maher-gray, executive director, NEPA Youth Shelter, and Rosemary Broderick, SAF board chairwoman.