A June 16 ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court dealt a likely fatal blow to a Northeast family’s 24-year quest for justice. The high court affirmed a lower court ruling that overturned a death sentence for the man who murdered Police Officer Daniel Boyle in 1991.
Never forgotten: Verizon recently donated $8,750 to the Officer Daniel Boyle Scholarship Fund. The check presentation took place at Boyle Playground, named in memory of the slain officer. Pictured are (from left) City Councilman Brian O’Neill; Pat Boyle, Danny’s father; Frank Buzydlowski, Verizon’s director of government relations; and state Rep. Brendan Boyle. ••
Danny Boyle died 23 years ago, but hundreds of families continue to harvest the rewards of the slain police officer’s public service and his ultimate sacrifice.
After 23 years, Pat Boyle and his family are still reliving the nightmare.
Once again, the annual event in North Wildwood, N.J., devoted the proceeds of ticket and T-shirt sales to support community programs.