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A Philadelphia Charter School Helping Its Students Navigate High School Choices

Justin Hall, director of student services at the K-8 Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School, says the students are exposed to an array of high school options.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

(Photo by Jim Melwert)

New Safe Driving Program for Philadelphia Schools Gets Thumbs-Up From Students

The production is called Cinema Drive. It uses 3D video and interactive questions to teach teens the dangers they will face behind the wheel.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

(credit: Tenaya Darlington)

Philly Blogger ‘Madame Fromage’ On Her Cheese ‘Obsession’ And A Crucial Trip To DiBruno Bros.

When Tenaya Darlington moved to Philadelphia from cheese-capital Wisconsin in 2005, she decided to see what the East Coast cheese scene had to offer.

01/28/2015

(Makayla.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Makayla

Makayla, 11, says she wants to be a singer when she grows up — or a dancer, a lawyer, or a foot doctor. “I’m in the middle of deciding,” she explains.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

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Community Cancellations: Tuesday, January 27th

CBS Philly has received the following community cancellations for Tuesday, January 27th, 2015.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/27/2015

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Community Cancellations: Monday, January 26th

CBS Philly has received the following community cancellations for Monday, January 26th, 2015.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/26/2015

(A homeless encampment under the Walnut Street Bridge, in center city, where outreach workers found three people sleeping in subfreezing temperatures.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Outreach Specialists Comb Philadelphia Area, Searching For Homeless in Danger of Freezing

“We make sure that nobody dies out here, because that could happen very easily,” notes Sam Santiago, with Project Home.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/26/2015

(Credit: Jim Melwert)

Bucks County Officials Urging Caution As Snow Begins Falling In Earnest

Warminster Township officials tell Eyewitness News that they are prepared to issue a snow emergency at 4 p.m. on Monday.

01/26/2015

(Madeline Hoffman, 11, showing off one of the Buddee Bags she made at Girard College during the MLK Day of Service event.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

A Young Girl’s Grown-Up Idea For Helping Others

When Madeline Hoffman’s grandmother taught her how to sew, she decided put her newfound skills to good use by creating wheelchair and walker bags for those in need.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/26/2015

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput announces the start of the annual Catholic Charities Appeal and its goal for this year.
(credit: Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio)

Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Appeals To Community To Get Behind One Of The Largest Fundraising Campaigns Of The Year

A packet in the mail and homilies preached during Masses the second weekend of February will appeal to families in the archdiocese to get behind the largest fundraising effort of the year.

01/25/2015

Staff at New Day Center
(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Kensington Drop-In Shelter Raises Awareness About Human Trafficking

January is human trafficking awareness month and a Kensington drop-in center for women is using the time to educate their public about the sex trade going on right under your nose.

01/25/2015

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Community Cancellations: Saturday, January 24th

CBS Philly has received numerous community cancellations for Saturday, January 24th, 2015.

01/24/2015

Some of the leaders who helped lead Monday's "MLK DARE" march include (left to right), Rev. Greg Holston, POWER; Paul Winston Cange, PURP; Raphael Curtis, Fight for 15 (min.wage); Leslie MacFadyen, Ferguson Response Network; Diane Isser, 15 Now; Tamara Anderson, Caucus for Working Educators; Bishop Dwayne Royster, POWER; and Rev. Mark Tyler, POWER.  All of these leaders are featured on the podcast.  Photographed at Mother Bethel AME Church by Cherri Gregg)

Monday’s MLK Day March Through Center City Puts Next Generation of Leaders in Spotlight

The organizers of that massive march are not the names usually associated with traditional civic leadership in Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2015

(The New Jersey state capitol, in Trenton.  File photo by KYW Newsradio)

Ten Years In, Officials Remind NJ Citizens To Be Vigilant for Human Trafficking

New Jersey officials are marking the tenth anniversary of the formation of the state’s Human Trafficking Task Force by hammering home a simple message: “Know it. See it. Report it.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2015

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Real Estate Website Names Philadelphia Neighborhood As 2nd Hottest Of 2015

Redfin just named Dickinson Narrows this years second hottest neighborhood for real estate.

01/23/2015

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