(Richard Maloney, the former KYW Newsradio reporter and military veteran, visits the US Navy submarine base at New London, Conn.   File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Memories of Military Service

Many US military veterans make pilgrimages to the places where they once served. Some are surprised to see how much things have changed.

11/06/2014

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Top Spots For A Cabin Weekend Near Philadelphia

Whether you crave a cozy weekend away from it all or you just want to take the family away for the weekend, there’s nothing like “roughing it” in a cabin. Not sure where to find a cabin for rent? Try one of our top picks.

11/01/2014

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Getaway Guide: Scoring A Ski Area Job

The resorts are hiring right now, with many part time jobs available, from lift attendants to food service workers. Starting closest to home, here’s where they are and how to get in on the action.

10/30/2014

(Spring Mountain ski area operator Rick Buckman, standing in front of snowmaking equipment, is hiring winter staff  right now.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Wintertime Work-and-Play Ski Adventures

Ski resort operators can’t wait till the snow flies to obtain the staff they need for a brisk season on the slopes. They’re hiring now.

10/30/2014

The flight status board at Philadelphia International Airport. (Credit: Tony Hanson)

PHL: One Of The Worst Airports In The Country?

Despite noting its free Wi-Fi, “decent variety of restaurants” and even available sleep suites, one travel website thinks so.

10/23/2014

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Top Suburban Golf Courses Near Philly

Here are some of the spots that a group of retirees with ties to KYW Newsradio have picked for recent weekly outings.

10/23/2014

(Dean Schneider plays piano in the dining room of the Merion Inn, in Cape May.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May’s Jazz Fest

If you crave jazz and fall weekends at the Jersey shore, it all comes together on the weekend of November 7th.

10/23/2014

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Getaway Guide: Fall At The Jersey Cape

Autumn is a special time at the southernmost tip of the Garden State at Cape May Point. So, what’s there to do and see? Follow me.

10/16/2014

(Ski trail golf at Liberty Mountain, in Carroll Valley, Pa.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Ski and Snowboard Expo, Nov. 2nd

On November 2nd, the Eastern Pennsylvania Ski Council holds its annual Philly Ski and Snowboard Expo. You’ll learn about more than skiing there.

10/16/2014

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PHL Reminds Residents It Has No Direct Flights From West Africa; Says It Will Continue To Monitor Ebola Situation

On Monday, PHL released a statement that says it “continues to coordinate” with the CDC and U.S. Customs and Border Protection to identify travelers arriving in Philadelphia displaying symptoms of illness.

10/13/2014

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Amtrak Offering Unique Fall Foliage-centric Train Ride

In honor of the season, Amtrak has just announced it is bringing back one of its rarer routes: the Autumn Express.

10/09/2014

(Looking for "diamonds" on Cape May beach.  Photo by Spencer Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May Point, N.J. in The Fall

Want a relaxing, nature-seeking autumn getaway, close to home? Here’s one to the Jersey shore that includes diamond hunting!

10/09/2014

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Getaway Guide: A Big Apple Museum Crawl

Here’s a tour of a few of New York City’s many museums.

10/02/2014

(Fallingwater.  Photo by Mary Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Fallingwater

A fall foliage getaway to Western Pennsylvania can yield a visual treat at one of America’s architectural treasures: Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Fallingwater.”

10/02/2014

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