Yonkers PBA to donate $40,000 each to 2 local charities
Thursday, 05 January 2023
Yonkers PBA donates $80,000 to two local charities.
The Yonkers Police Benevolent Association will be making donations to two local charities from the funds collected at a charity boxing event. The PBA is donating $40,000 to Yonkers PAL and an additional $40,000 to the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center. The money comes from the Yonkers Police vs Yonkers Fire Toughman charity boxing event which was held last October. A total of $90,000 has been donated from this year's Toughman event.
Police Officers and Firefighters Duke It Out for a Good Cause
Saturday, 05 November 2022
For the 11th time, Yonkers police officers and firefighters taped up their hands, donned boxing gloves, and battled it out – all for a good cause.About 2,000 spectators turned out on Oct. 28 at the Yonkers Police Athletic League Center for Yonkers PD vs FD Toughman charity boxing match. The event, which has raised more than $800,000 over the years for various charities, primarily benefited the Yonkers Police Athletic League and the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center.The event featured nine bout...
Quick-thinking NYPD brother saved shot Yonkers detective's life: PBA President
Tuesday, 26 April 2022
"With a week left to retirement and still going out and risking your life, it just goes show the amount of dedication and tenacity that he has," PBA president Keith Olson said.
Quick thinking by Yonkers Detective Brian Menton’s twin brother likely saved the shot cop’s life, the PBA president told The Journal News on Thursday.
Just a week from retirement, Menton was shot in the stomach by a suspect in an Elm Street bodega Wednesday afternoon during a firearms investigation. As he was ...
Manhunt nabs 2020 Yonkers murder suspect in North Carolina
Tuesday, 05 April 2022
Officials say they captured Jerome Wilson at a home in Charlotte. Wilson is accused of killing Chazz Mitchell.Security video appears to show Wilson and Mitchell getting into an altercation outside 63 Oak St. on Aug. 25, 2020.The incident quickly escalated to violence when police say Wilson appears to shoot Mitchell in the stomach.The victim was taken to Saint Joseph's Medical Center where he died from his gunshot wound.Officials say the two knew each other and...