For young offenders, a second chance

FALLS VILLAGE — Nick Pohl, executive director of the Housatonic Youth Service Bureau (HYSB), made a presentation to the Salisbury Board of Selectmen last week, giving the board (and its new members) an overview of HYSB’s activities.

Pohl had already made the presentation in Sharon and Falls Village, and will do the same in Cornwall this week.

Among the items in the presentation was a relatively new program that provides an alternative to the juvenile court system for minors.

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