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Neighborhood Watch block party touts civic duties

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Neighbors who live around the intersections of West Park Drive, Claremont Drive and Schnoor Avenue gathered Sunday afternoon for a Neighborhood Watch block party, sponsored by the City of Madera.

About 30 sat in the shade under large trees on a median on Park Drive and heard firefighters, police and neighborhood revitalization experts talk about keeping neighborhoods and the people who live in them safe.

The formation of a formal Neighborhood Watch program was discussed.

Firefighters gave residents a tour of the outside of a fire engine, explaining the various pieces of equipment, how they are used and why...


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