Thank You Aetna for Your Donation

Last night we were given a check for 3k from Aetna at the 3rd annual Hartford vs Aetna Benefit BB game. Then kids ate PLENTY of hot dogs and enjoyed Aetna sweeping the women and mens games. Kids in the front row had the most fun!!!

Hartford PAL donates to the House of Bread

Peter Getz of Harford PAL donates to Sr. Teresa Fonti, House of Bread. The $500.00 donation will go towards her "Kid's Café" program which feeds over 500 children a day in the city.

Late-Night Basketball A Point in Hartford Teens' Favor

Armani took a second to think about his answer, his hands on his hips, his eyes on the court in front of him.

“There are a lot of guns out here,” the 15-year-old finally said. “This keeps up us off the streets.”

He spoke just before 9 p.m., in the middle of a late-night open gym, a program a Hartford cop designed for kids like Armani.

It’s an effort spearheaded by Sgt. Steve Austin, a homegrown officer who recognizes the restorative power of rubber on hardwood.

Hartford PAL Capital City Fall Classic Championship at the XL Center

HARTFORD —  Local basketball teams took to the hardwood Monday night at the XL Center for the Capital City Fall Classic Championship.

In Monday’s Final Four, Prince Tech defeated Hartford Public, 65-61.

Prince Tech’s Delshawn Jackson Jr., finished the game with 36 points and was named regular season MVP and tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. Prince Tech finished the season with a record of 10-0; Hartford Public Finished 7-3.

The tournament was presented by the Hartford Police Athletic League and Hartford Police Department.

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