D.A.R.E. program returns to Hanover Area (From The Citizens' Voice)

From left, students Eva Cunningham, Adrian Jacquet and Tara Barancho sing the national anthem with Philadelphia police Officer Stephanie Velazquez during the fifth grade graduation program at Memorial Elementary in Hanover Twp. on Thursday. (Sean McKeag / Staff Photographer, from The Citizens’ Voice)

Hanover Memorial Elementary School held an event Thursday to mark the return of the D.A.R.E. program for fifth grade students.

Officer Stephanie Velazquez of Philadelphia, one the program’s lead mentors, attended and joined some of the students in singing the national anthem.

D.A.R.E., or Drug Abuse Resistance Education, gives students the skills they need to avoid involvement in drugs, gangs and violence…

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