Each year, PAL Afterschool participants, representing different cultural backgrounds, age groups and New York City neighborhoods, come together to express themselves through poetry.
Robert M. Morgenthau, a courtly Knickerbocker patrician who waged war on crime for more than four decades as the chief federal prosecutor for Southern New York State and as Manhattan’s longest-serving district attorney, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 99.
The Police Athletic League hosted its annual Poetry Jam on Friday, May 31, showcasing the winners of the PAL Arts After-School Program’s annual Poetry Writing Contest, at Affirmation Arts in Manhattan.
Each year, New York City’s Police Athletic League (PAL) after-school program participants, representing different cultural backgrounds, age groups and New York City neighborhoods, come together to express themselves through poetry.
On May 16, Police Athletic League (PAL) participants, families, friends, supporters, and staff gathered at the PAL William J. Duncan Center in Manhattan to celebrate the recipients of the Robert J. McGuire Scholarship who are all from Queens. Fred Wilpon and PAL board member Robert J. McGuire joined PAL Executive Director Frederick J. Watts to present the awards to the PAL students.