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(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

Tina Fey  arrives on the red carpet for the 84th Annual Academy Awards on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Upper Darby Stage Hosts Homecoming For Tina Fey

Actress and comedian Tina Fey is taking part in a fundraiser at her old stomping grounds this weekend.

08/15/2014

One of last year's contest winners. (Credit: @bdgallof on instagram)

Bucks County Tourism Agency Wants Your Photos For Social Media Contest

Visit Bucks County is looking for your best pictures when you’re out and about.

08/15/2014

(Mayor Nutter meets with Pope Francis during a March 2014 trip to Rome with Gov. Corbett and Archbishop Chaput. Credit: CBS3)

‘Si,’ Says Pope Francis of 2015 Visit; We’ll See, Cautions Phila. Archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia isn’t quite ready to let us take the pope’s word as gospel.

08/14/2014

(Photo by John McDevitt)

3 Stores Selling Taney T’s To Benefit Philly’s Hot Little League Team

The shirts are being sold at three Modell’s sporting goods stores (one in center city and two in South Philadelphia) for $10 each, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Taney Dragons.

08/14/2014

(credit: Tracey Murphy)

Local World War II Veteran Celebrates 100th Birthday

It was a day of honor and celebration for a decorated World War II veteran in our area.

08/13/2014

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Brotherly Love: Volunteer Steps Up Despite Hardship

In our weekly Brotherly Love stories, we meet a lot of people volunteering at food banks to help the hungry. Eyewitness News anchor Ukee Washington met one volunteer who fell on hard times and needed help herself, but still gives back every month.

08/13/2014

(Photo by Steve Tawa)

City-Run Summer Day Camp Wraps Up in Northeast Philadelphia

At Vogt Playground, in the city’s Tacony section, 8- to 12-year-olds celebrated the end of the six-week “Philly Play” summer camp series by going head-to-head in a variety of sports and activities.

08/13/2014

(Shaina Mitchell of Bebashi at the women's breast cancer awareness event.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Group Holds Breast Cancer Screening Event

“This is Bebashi’s fifth annual Breast Fest,” said Shaina Mitchell, the Philadelphia-based black empowerment organization’s breast cancer prevention specialist.

08/13/2014

(A security barricade is seen in front of the Washington Monument on August 25, 2011, two days after an earthquake struck the region.   File photo by  Mandel Ngan/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Montco Measurment Company Makes Digital Image of Washington Monument

A 2011 earthquake along the East Coast caused extensive damage to the Washington Monument. Now, an Abington company is helping to preserve the tourist attraction.

08/13/2014

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

Wednesday’s Child: Ryan

If he could, fourteen-year-old Ryan would like to play football all day long.

08/13/2014

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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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