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Mayor Bill de Blasio arrives to speak at the Police Athletic League Luncheon on December 22, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mayor: No Politics, Protests Until Slain NYPD Officers Laid To Rest

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling on New Yorkers to focus on the families of two slain NYPD officers in the coming days as tensions continue to run high between the mayor and police.


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Santa Makes Early Appearance In Harlem Alongside Police Athletic League

Hundreds of kids got an early appearance from Santa Saturday, thanks to the Police Athletic League.


FILE -- Mae Jemison was the first African-American woman in space. (Credit: Getty Images)

Astronaut Mae Jemison Teaches Science To Kids At Grand Central

The exhibit is part of a program called Making Science Make Sense. The goal is to get kids excited about science.


Bloomberg and others get tour of Truancy Engagement Center at PAL office in Harlem  (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Bloomberg Steps Up Efforts To Combat Truancy

The city has created an Engagement Center, located at the Police Athletic League building in West Harlem, that will help battle truancy by offering students a number of services including tutoring and mental health counseling.


Children cool off in the spray from an open fire hydrant in Brooklyn (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Summer Play Streets Program Officially Under Way

The program lets city kids safely play in certain streets and cool off from the summer heat under the sprinkling of a fire hydrant.


Gabriel Gomez and Commissioner Ray Kelly (credit: DCPI)

12th Grader Gabriel Gomez Named NYC Police Commissioner for a Day

One New York City student was declared Police Commissioner for a Day on Wednesday. That distinction was bestowed upon Manhattan 12th grader Gabriel Gomez after he won an annual essay competition organized by the PAL.


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Police Athletic League Hosts Holiday Party For 1,000 Plus Kids

The Police Athletic League held its annual holiday party in Harlem on Saturday.