Police Athletic League

Althea Gibson

Before US Women’s Soccer There Was Althea Gibson

As a young girl, Althea Gibson worked as a sharecropper and later in 1957, also caught the public’s attention as the first person of color to win at Wimbledon.

07/13/2015

CBS Radio Senior VP and Philadelphia market manager Marc Rayfield in the KYW Newsradio studio. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

PAL To Honor CBS Radio’s Marc Rayfield

The Police Athletic League tonight bestows its highest honor to three prominent Philadelphians — including CBS Radio Senior VP and Philadelphia market manager Marc Rayfield.

05/14/2015

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NJ Officer Admits Taking $18K From Police Athletic League

A New Jersey police officer has admitted taking roughly $18,000 from a Police Athletic League group for his own personal use.

03/29/2015

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Police Athletic League Of Philadelphia Helps Hundreds Of Local Teens Get Ready For The Prom

The prom boutique let more than 200 girls take their pick of new and gently used dresses.

03/10/2015

Teens in Philadelphia get to become city officials for the day as part of PAL Day activities. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Teens Become Honorary City Officials For The Day

Eighteen Philadelphia students are spending the day getting an insider’s view of City Hall, as part of the annual PAL DAY activities.

02/23/2015

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Police Athletic League Takes Over Palestra for a Play Day For Area Schoolkids

Philadelphia’s cathedral of college basketball played host to girls and boys involved in the Police Athletic League’s annual President’s Day play day.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/16/2015

(Marnie Schneider with her kids, during a recent visit back to Philadelphia.  Photo provided by Marnie Schneider)

Marnie Schneider, Using Sports To Help Kids Thrive

The granddaughter of onetime Eagles’ owner Leonard Tose is grateful for the opportunities that sports gave her in her life, so she’s helping young people benefit from sports programs.

01/19/2015

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Recent Incident Proves New Dress Code For PAL Officers Beneficial

An incident in Lower Kensington earlier this week may be showing the change is a good thing.

10/10/2014

Stigall Show Log 8.7.14

Chris reviews last night’s Police Athletic League charity game, Eric Holder’s statement claiming to be an activist, and James Carville’s op-ed predicting Democrats will lose the Senate in November.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/07/2014

The first annual Police Athletic League Basketball Carnival at the Palestra. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Kids Spend Day Off Learning Hoops At Palestra

Some kids are spending their Presidents Day holiday shooting hoops at the iconic venue.

02/17/2014

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Kidcasting From PAL’s Positive Images Girls Mentoring Program

Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the Police Athletic Leagues, Positive Images Girls Mentoring Program on October 7th, 2013.

10/08/2013

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Kidcasting From PAL’s Walmart Baseball Closing Ceremony

Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at PAL’s Back To School Celebration in Philadelphia on September  18th, 2013.  

09/19/2013

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Kidcasting From PAL’s Back To School Celebration

Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at PAL’s Back To School Celebration in Philadelphia on September  10th, 2013.

09/19/2013

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Officials Set Lofty Donation Goal For This Year’s Tour de Shore

“All of our money stays local. In the first 24-years, we’ve raised in excess of $2.2 million.”

06/22/2012

(Erin Dwyer meets the press in the mayor's City Hall reception room.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia Teens Get A Taste of City Government on PAL Day

There was a coup of sorts on Wednesday at Philadelphia City Hall.

02/22/2012

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