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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

Shelley DePaul, chief of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania, leading Wednesday's ceremony at Penn Museum. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Members Of Lenape Nation Of Pa. Invite Public To Sign Treaty Of Renewed Friendship

The treaty ceremony has taken place every four years since 2002.

08/16/2014

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Taney Dragons Win Game 1 Of Little League World Series

A lot of the attention has been on pitcher Mo’ne Davis, the 13-year-old girl throwing strikes at 70 miles per hour, impressing fans and her own parents.

08/15/2014

(Crowds fill the bleachers set up in City Hall courtyard to watch TV coverage of the Taney Dragons competing in the Little League World Series. Photo by Steve Tawa.)

Philadelphia Throws a Pep Rally For Its Hometown Little League World Series Team

As young players get their first taste of the Little League World Series, in Williamsport, Pa., Taney fever was running high incenter city Philadelphia.

08/15/2014

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New Fringe Arts Exhibit Is Floating Homage To Sustainability

The floating artwork-cum-living-and-performance-space, with aqua garden, is called “Wetland.”

08/15/2014

(The Washington Avenue Pier.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Nature Sanctuary Opens at Foot of Washington Ave. in South Philly

Tucked between the US Coast Guard Station and the Sheet Metal Workers’ union headquarters, at Washington Avenue and Columbus Boulevard, is the Washington Avenue Pier.

08/15/2014

(Mayor Michael Nutter speaks with reporters outside his City Hall office.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Happy To See Schools Opening But Presses Pa. Legislature For Action

The mayor says the interim cuts imposed now to allow schools to open on time will, in his view, affect learning.

08/15/2014

(Kids' Day athlete Sarah Brandle gets congratulations from her mentor, Jury Overholt, following medal presentations.   Photo by John McDevitt)

Wheelchair Athletes Mentor The Next Generation at Philadelphia Event

Twenty-two little champions, ages 4 to 16, all in wheelchairs, gave it their all at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, in events such as tee-ball, basketball, and slalom.

08/15/2014

(A body camera worn by an Evesham Township, NJ police officer.  File photo by Cleve Bryan/ CBS3)

Philadelphia Police To Begin Testing Officer-Worn Video Cameras

“We still have to develop policy around retention (of video), and when it would be on, when it would be OK to turn it off, all those kinds of things,” Commissioner Ramsey said. “But I think it is the way to go.”

08/15/2014

(Credit: Jim Melwert)

Fans Depart For Williamsport To Watch The Taney Dragons

Some family and friends are already there, while others are heading upstate to see the game in person.

08/15/2014

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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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