Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Center Keeping Youths Occupied.(Mountain View Journal)

Byline: Carolyn Carlson Journal Staff Writer

* Estancia location offers place to play games and hang out with friends

Instead of hanging out on main street or the local bank parking lot, Estancia youths can now drop into the community center for a game of pool, cards or hoops.

The new Estancia youth center has been open from 6 p.m. to midnight seven days a week for the last couple of weeks. The youth center is located in the former senior citizen center on the east end of the community center.

The town received more than $100,000 from the state Legislature to renovate the community center. Mayor Marty Hibbs said the renovations to the community center and the youth center should begin soon. …

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