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(Taney teammates and fans prepare to board a bus to Williamsport, Pa., for the Little League World Series semifinals.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Taney’s Wide Baseball Family Prepares To Root Team at Little League Semifinals

It’s a big game for the Taney Dragons. A win punches Taney’s ticket to the US finals game on Saturday.

17 hours ago

(The legendary Harry Donahue.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

KYW Newsradio’s Harry Donahue Announces Retirement

Donahue, Philadelphia’s longest serving morning radio anchor, will be retiring at the end of the week after decades as the friendly wake-up voice of the Delaware Valley.

18 hours ago

(Emmonie.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Emmonie

Sixteen-year-old Emmonie is bursting with creativity. She draws, she dances, she even crochets.

08/20/2014

Kristen Geddes of All 4 Paws Rescue with Macho (left) and Kahlua. (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

‘Yappy Hour’ Held In Center City To Benefit Local Animal Rescues

Not a happy hour here at the Loew’s Hotel, but a “Yappy Hour” benefiting Street Tails Animal Rescue from Philadelphia and All 4 Paws Rescue out of Chester County.

08/19/2014

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Brotherly Love: Kids Learn Boxing In Jack’s Honor

The Jack Costello Boxing Club teaches children ages 9 and up. Those students are also learning self-confidence they’ll take into adulthood.

08/19/2014

Body found in home on Mole Street in Philadelphia on August 15, 2014. (credit: John McDevitt)

Murder of Longtime Congregant Shocks Rodeph Shalom Synagogue Community

Rodeph Shalom rabbi Jill Maderer says 65-five-year-old Lee Stanley had deep ties to the synagogue and its activities. His father had been cantor there.

08/19/2014

(Temple University student Stefan Burrell pushes a cartful of belongings to his dorm room.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Area Universities Opening Arms To This Year’s Incoming Freshmen

At Temple University, campus police kept traffic moving as parents and students unloaded their vehicles and headed toward their respective dorms.

08/19/2014

(Artist's rendering of planned apartment building at 2nd and Race Streets.  Image provided)

High-Density Old City Housing Project To Include Low-Income Units

A new apartment complex at 2nd and Race Streets will be the first development in Philadelphia to take advantage of new zoning code that provides incentives in exchange for features deemed to be in the public interest.

08/19/2014

(Workers put finishing touches on a section of Dilworth Plaza, now renamed Dilworth Park, in the shadow of Philadelphia City Hall.)

West Plaza of City Hall Readied For Reopening in Early September

The opening is about four months late and about ten percent over budget, but the public will be able to return to the plaza, on the west apron of City Hall, starting on Thursday, September 4th.

08/19/2014

2013's Diner En Blanc. (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

Dueling Pop-Up Picnics Take Place This Week

Two secret pop-up dinners take place Thursday– one with a white theme, the other with a black theme.

08/18/2014

Candace Benson (right), and mother Sharon (left).  (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Pottstown Woman Makes It Into Final 5 On Televised Gospel Competition ‘Sunday Best’

KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg sat down with the young singer about her journey to the small screen.

08/17/2014

(Nikolas Toocheck with his mom, Tara.  Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: Young People Volunteering

“I was just, like, totally psyched to get a letter saying, ‘Congratulations, Nikolas Toocheck, you’re the Kohl’s Kids regional winner,’ and I was just so psyched out. It was awesome.”

08/17/2014

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Mentally Challenged Older Teens And Adults Will Soon Have Their Own Local Book Club

Beginning next month, the Camden County Library will start a book club for up to eight people with mental and developmental disabilities.

08/17/2014

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Local Organization Reunites Dogs With Deployed Veterans

A big fundraiser was held Saturday in Glenside, Montgomery County with the goal of helping veterans in need.

08/16/2014

Members of Drexel Dandiya perform Saturday at the Festival of India on Penn's Landing. (Credit: Molly Daly)

Diversity Of India’s Culture Celebrated At Penn’s Landing

The Council of Indian Organizations in Greater Philadelphia held its annual festival at Penn’s Landing’s Great Plaza Saturday.

08/16/2014

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KYW Newsradio’s Old Neighbors, New Neighbors

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!

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Harry Potter Festival In Chestnut Hill

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