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MAYOR MIKE SPANO HOSTS FINALS FOR ANNUAL P.A.L.

CHILDRENS POSTER CONTEST Winners to Be Announced Tonight & Featured on P.A.L. Poster With 2012 Police Officers of the Year
Mayor Mike Spano hosts this years Police Athletic League (PAL) Childrens Poster Contest Finals tonight, Monday, May 7, at 7PM in the City Council Chambers at City Hall. The event completes the search for a Yonkers boy and girl to be featured on this years P.A.L. poster along with the 2012 Police Officers of the Year. Mayor Spano, Police Commissioner Charles Gardner, and other city officials will join P.A.L. Co-Chairmen James Vetrano and Michael Bennett along with contest judges Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore, Yonkers City Court Judge Michael Martinelli, Yonkers Florist President Paul Zachareas, and Tanya Tolbert and Eric Schoen from Yonkers Public Schools for the event. Tonight, the winners will be announced and will be P.A.L. representatives at future organization events throughout the year. All 12 finalists are children who live in Yonkers and are in the 5th or 6th grade of a Catholic or Public School in Yonkers. The P.A.L. Poster Contest, now in its 29th year, is a longstanding and unique tradition in the City of Yonkers.

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WHAT: WHO: 2012 P.A.L. Childrens Poster Contest Finals Hon. Mike Spano, Mayor of the City of Yonkers Charles Gardner, Yonkers Police Commissioner Hon. Chuck Lesnick, City Council President Hon. Janet DiFiore, Westchester County District Attorney (Judge) Hon. Michael Martinelli, Yonkers City Court Judge (Judge) Paul Zachareas, Yonkers Florist President (Judge) Tanya Tolbert, Yonkers Public Schools (Judge) Eric Shoen, Yonkers Public Schools Judge (ret) (Judge) Michael Bennett, P.A.L. Co-Chairman James Vitrano, P.A.L. Co-Chairman 2011 PAL Contest Winners Monday, May 7, 2012 7PM Yonkers City Hall, 40 South Broadway City Council Chambers, 4th Fl.

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