Police Athletic League

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John McDevitt
October 05, 2019 - 5:20 pm
Police and residents came together at a block party in Nicetown-Tioga on Saturday, on the same street where six officers were shot and wounded during a 7-hour standoff in August.
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Pat Loeb
October 05, 2019 - 4:34 pm
Neighbors in Philadelphia's Nicetown area were traumatized, in August, when a gunman opened fire on police from a home on North 15th Street and held them at bay in an hourslong standoff. But, on Saturday, the community put all of that aside to come together for a festival to celebrate their...
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Bucks County Playhouse
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John McDevitt
July 25, 2019 - 6:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When all was said and done , these cheerleaders definitely became dancing queens for the day. Professional performers from the cast of "Mamma Mia!" taught girls at a Police Athletic League (PAL) cheerleading camp in Port Richmond some moves from the Bucks County...
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Cops Helping Kids Day
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Paul Kurtz
April 26, 2019 - 5:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police officers staked out in nearly two dozen office buildings Friday, but it was all for a good cause. Lunchtime passersby were easy pickings for the two cops from the Police Athletic League (PAL), who were raising money for their annual Cops Helping Kids Day...
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PAL Day participants take the oath of office
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Pat Loeb
February 13, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia has a new mayor — just for the day. City Hall was taken over by teenagers participating in the Police Athletic League , or PAL, in which public officials mentor about 40 high school students. PAL students were "adopted" by an assigned senior-level...
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Philadelphia police athletic league center
(Credit: Andrew Kramer)
Andrew Kramer
March 30, 2018 - 11:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The newest Philadelphia Police Athletic League Center is now open, serving the Fishtown, Kensington and Olde Richmond sections of the city. "This is our return to the 26th district after about a 30 year hiatus," says PAL executive director Ted Qualli. Made possible...
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