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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.

12/13/2014

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.

07/09/2014

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.

09/03/2013

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.

07/06/2011

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.

06/01/2011

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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.

12/12/2010