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(Mike Innocenzo, CEO of Peco, testifies before the Pa. House Consumer Affairs Committee.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Peco CEO Expresses Pride Over Ice Storm Power Recovery Effort

Peco CEO Mike Innocenzo told the Pa. House Consumer Affairs Committee that 715,000 customers lost power — 40 percent of the Peco system and 70 percent of Peco customers in the suburbs — due to the February 5th ice storm.

03/27/2014

(Pa. state senator LeAnna Washington leaves her preliminary hearing in Abington, Pa.   Photo by Brad Segall)

Witness Describes Arranging Pa. Lawmaker’s Fundraiser Using State Resources

Pennsylvania state senator LeAnna Washington has been ordered held for trial on charges that she misused her Senate offices to raise money for her campaign.

03/26/2014

(Kathy Fisher, in her PCCY office.  Photo provided by PCCY)

Youth Advocates Seeking Summer Meal Locations For Schoolkids in Need

Kathy Fisher of PCCY says the food for summer lunch programs is available, but they need more locations to serve the kids the meals.

03/26/2014

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Spring Snowstorm Moves Across The Delaware Valley

March is typically a very volatile month and this year is no exception.

03/25/2014

Investigators and HAZMAT crews on scene in Hatboro, Pa. on March 20, 2014. (credit: Chopper 3)

DA: Lab Results Confirm Vial Found in Hatboro Contained Ricin

Lab results confirm a vial recovered Thursday evening in Hatboro tested positive for ricin, the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office announced.

03/25/2014

(Montgomery County commissioners Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards, right, listen as Anna Cordella, left, shows her new insurance card during a rally for Affordable Care Act signups.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Rally For Affordable Care Act Insurance Signups In Montco

Anna Cordella, 64, of Norristown, says she’s a happy customer, securing what she says is an affordable policy after losing her job and then seeing her “COBRA” insurance run out.

03/25/2014

A resident voices his complaints. (photo by Dan Wing/KYW)

Public Utility Commission Hears From Montco Residents About Ice Storm Power Outage Response

Residents got a chance to speak up about complaints they may have regarding the response to the power outages caused by last month’s ice storm.

03/24/2014

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A Little Spring Snow on the Way

A spring storm will bring more snow Tuesday, as cold air stays in place.

03/24/2014

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Police: Man Shot During Cheltenham Home Invasion Robbery

Police are investigating after a man was shot during a home invasion robbery in Cheltenham Monday evening.

03/24/2014

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Police Recruit Dog Walkers to Help Them Take a Bite Out of Crime

“Dog Walker Watch” a joint program just launched by police, and Community Watch President Matt Peskin, is recruiting dog walkers to help report suspicious, criminal activities in their neighborhoods.

03/24/2014

(Students from Mastery Charter Schools get cartons of baseball equipment from a "Pitch In For Baseball" rep at school district headquarters.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Play Ball!   Philly Schools Get Donations of Baseball Equipment

“Bats, balls, uniforms, gloves, cleats, socks, helmets, catching gear, masks, shin guards, chest protectors, balls — everything,” an official from Pitch In For Baseball tells KYW Newsradio.

03/24/2014

(Branches placed curbside for collection along Cynwyd Circle in Bala Cynwyd.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Lower Merion Township To Collect Tree Branches Felled By Winter Weather

This isn’t the first time Lower Merion has done a special pick-up of tree debris, but township officials say it will rival the Hurricane Sandy cleanup.

03/24/2014

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Local Volunteers Take Bite Out Of Childhood Hunger

Nearly 100 volunteers packed into Or Ami synagogue in Lafayette Hill on Sunday with the goal of packing 10,000 dried meals for hungry children oversees.

03/23/2014

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Local Non-Profit Provides Baseball, Softball Equipment To Area Schools

Pitch In For Baseball’s latest donation hits very close to home.

03/23/2014

("The Cat Crew" sets traps for a wild cat catch-spay-release program in Norristown, Pa.    Credit: Dan Wing)

In Norristown, Pa., An Ongoing Effort To Control Town’s Wild Cat Population

The self-designated “Cat Crew” usually sets their traps twice each week, bringing in about ten strays each time.

03/21/2014