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11-year-old Ryan Tarapchak is trying to raise money for six-year-old Isabella O'Brien (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

Local Boy Chases Donations For Friend’s Sister With Cancer

11-year-old Ryan Tarapchak runs three to eight miles every day for six-year-old Isabella O’Brien, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer.


The finish line of the 2nd annual Philly 10K. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Thousands Complete 10K Run With Philly Flare

Four-thousand runners hit the city streets Sunday morning for the 2nd Annual Philly 10K.


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Amateur Radio Operators Plan To Celebrate Papal Visit With Special Stations On Air

When Pope Francis arrives in the United States at the end of next month, a group of amateur radio operators from across the region will be activating special stations to mark the historic occasion.


Katie Edwards is the director of special events and communications for the Clean Air Council. (Credit: Lauren Lipton/KYW Newsradio)

Positively Philadelphia: Greenfest Hits Headhouse Square In September

The festival has a special kids’ area with games and crafts, a relaxation area for the adults, (you might need it!) lots of shopping, important information and much more.


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Naked, Body-Painted Bicyclists Ride Through Philly

Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around the city.


Members of of the Mid-Atlantic team from Red Land Little League of Lewisberry, Pennsylvania pose with the banner after defeating the Southwest team from Pearland West Little League of Pearland, Texas during the United States Championship game of the Little League World Series at Lamade Stadium on August 29, 2015 in South Willamsport, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Pennsylvania Advances To LLWS Championship

Lewisberry, Pennsylvania earned a berth in the Little League World Series championship Saturday.


Aerialists at the Invisible River Festival (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Performance Artists Take To The Schuylkill River

The 3rd annual Invisible River Festival took place along the Kelly Drive Saturday.


Sara James and other students from School of Rock Cherry Hill show off their skills on the Battleship New Jersey. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Teens Rock Out Aboard Battleship New Jersey

More than 200 School of Rock students are showing their stuff on stage this weekend.


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Montgomery Township Police Host K-9 Certification Field Trials

The Harrisburg police dog and his handler, Corporal Tyron Meik, are in Montgomery Township getting a K-9 certification.


Anthony Newman working with inmates to construct the chair. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Man Behind ‘Pope Chair’ Idea: ‘I Don’t Believe I Even Did It’

“As the process developed, so did the design,” says Anthony Newman.


(A Marriott hotel, a Loew's hotel, and the Hard Rock Café converge at 12th and Market Streets in center city.  (Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Vacancy Signs Still Out For Some Philly Hotels Pope Weekend

Some local hotels still have rooms available for visitors who want to come to town during the Papal visit.


Ameri-Corps volunteers at the City Year pep rally. Uka Ekwerike, who spoke with KYW's Mike Dougherty, is on the right in the front row. (Credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio)

Pep Rally Kicks Off City Year In Philadelphia

“Where City Year engages, we have increased attendance,” says Philadelphia Schools Superintendent William Hite.


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Young Charity Founder Finds Herself Victim Of Vandalism

A young woman who made it her mission to help others, has found herself in need.


(The Montgomery County Courthouse.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Charges Dropped Against Man Pulled Off Bus And Tased In Montco

The DA’s office wouldn’t get into specifics on why they dropped charges but they say it didn’t have anything to do with possible excessive force.


After the passage of a cold front, radars along the east coast are saturated with birds, appearing as a continuous surface of blues from New York’s Long Island down to the northeast coast of Florida. (Credit: David La Puma, Director of the Cape May Bird Observatory)

Doppler Radar Shows Bird Migration

Birders are using a valuable weather tool to track whether, and where, the birds are moving.