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Local Family Helps Make Christmas Special For Families With Sick Children

A jingling good-time was ready for families as they awoke Christmas morning at the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey.

12/25/2014

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Montco Hair Salon Gives Free Makeovers To Homeless Women

A Montgomery County hair salon gave free hair makeovers to dozens of homeless women as part of its’ fourth annual Christmas Eve charity event.

12/24/2014

Christmas Eve mass at Tenth Presbyterian Church (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Churches Across Philadelphia Packed For Christmas Eve Services

Many folks spent this Christmas Eve in church.

12/24/2014

Santa and his elves paid a visit to St. Christopher's Hospital on Christmas Eve. (Credit: Pat Loeb

Merry ‘Chris-Mas!’ Santa Visits Sick Children At St. Christopher’s Hospital

Christmas can be a difficult holiday for sick children and their families, but there are people willing to go the extra mile to raise their spirits.

12/24/2014

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Camden Police Make Christmas Even Brighter For One Family

Camden County Police paid a second holiday visit to a family in the city on Christmas Eve.

12/24/2014

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Local Community Group Brings Christmas Cheer To Families In Need

A Southwest Philadelphia non-profit surprised several needy families with a little Christmas cheer a day early through a program called Operation Holiday Help.

12/24/2014

(Anthony, at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Anthony

Anthony oozes creativity.

12/24/2014

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CBS3’s ‘Joy Of Sharing’ Helps Local Families Surprise Their Children On Christmas

By Syma Chowdhry PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Carmen Picart is picking up toys from the Salvation Army in North Philadelphia for six children, ages two to seven. “It’s a blessing that we got the toys with […]

12/23/2014

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Special Effort Underway In AC To Help The Homeless During The Holiday Season

Atlantic City Police joined the Jewish Family Services and Atlantic City Rescue Mission to spread some holiday cheer Tuesday.

12/23/2014

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KYW Newsradio Opens Nominations For 2015 Black History Month ‘Gamechangers’

Who do you know who has changed the Black community for the better this past year?

12/23/2014

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At a Charter School in Olney, Winter Celebration Encompassing Many Lands

“We had the African dancers, we had the Chinese dancers, we had the Latin American dancers, and of course we had dancers from America and from Israel,” says Madhumita Sen, the music teacher at Universal Creighton Charter School.

12/23/2014

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Community Comes To Aid of Montco Cop and Family Displaced by Arson Fire

Limerick police detective Ernie Morris and his family lost their Lower Pottsgrove home earlier this month in a fire which their next-door neighbor is accused of setting.

12/23/2014

A PGW payment office in center city Philadelphia.  (File photo by Andre Bennett)

Tens of Thousands of Pa. Households Starting This Winter With No Heat

The annual Cold Weather Survey shows 23,213 households without electric or gas heat this season, compared to 19,653 in Pennsylvania last year.

12/23/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Sees Camden, NJ as Model For Positive Policing

With tensions rising between minorities and police across the country, New Jersey’s governor suggests the country look to Camden, NJ as a way for both sides to work together.

12/23/2014

(Septa employees sort gifts donated by fellow employees for city children.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Once Again, SEPTA Employees Give Santa a Helping Hand and Lots of Toys

On the seventh floor of Septa headquarters, workers unloaded dozens of barrels of toys that had been donated since Thanksgiving by thousands of Septa workers.

12/22/2014

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