KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.
It’s an issue that has delayed the entire $194-million project to overhaul the 120-car fleet.
It’s no secret that Philadelphia has an amazing food scene, but what restaurants are the best of the best in the City of Brotherly Love?
The hotels and historic sites have ten months to get ready. Most visitors will be encouraged to stay with host families.
As many as 2 million people are expected to flood the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for a Papal Mass in September 2015 as Pope Francis becomes the fourth Pope to visit the U.S., only the second to visit the City of Brotherly Love.
Former governor Ed Rendell says he’s confident that the city and local donors can raise the $84 million needed to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Eva Gladstein, head of the city’s Office of Community Empowerment, says Philadelphia is the poorest of the nation’s ten biggest cities.
Ruela’s jackpot was the first seven-figure online prize in New Jersey, and the third-largest prize won by a gambler in the state this year, including Internet and land-based casinos.
State gambling regulators will meet this week to decide whether, and to whom, to award Philadelphia’s second and final casino license.
The Philadelphia region seems to have escaped a disturbing national trend in home sales.
KYW discussed the impact with a local gaming industry analyst.
Mayor Nutter testified that the sale of PGW is a “once-in-a-generation opportunity, with no comparable alternatives.”
Drexel University is attempting to spread an innovative food recovery program to all parts of the nation.
“Anyone with common sense sees that the gaming industry has changed wholly over this last year,” said councilman John McBlain.
The rink will be open seven days a week, through February 22nd, and will also be open on holidays.
After forty-two years on Independence Mall, KYW Newsradio moves to new studios and newsroom at the CBS Broadcast Center, 16th and Spring Garden Streets!