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Montco contingent bikes to Valley Forge Park on the Schuylkill River Trail. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Ride Your Bike To Work Day Recognized In Philly Suburbs

A group from Montgomery County rode up the Schuylkill River Trail from Norristown to Valley Forge National Historic Park, meeting with a contingent who rode in from Chester County.

05/15/2015

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Seminar Held For Those Looking To Rent Out Their Homes During Papal Visit

Some homeowners in the Philadelphia area are seeing the chance to profit off the Pope’s visit.

05/15/2015

del cops hugs

Delaware Police Officers Offer Free Hugs

Two Newark, Delaware police officers gave out dozens of hugs to anyone who needed or wanted one.

05/15/2015

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Annual Bike To Work Day Pedals Into Philadelphia

Leave those cars in the garage today and hop on two wheels to get to work!

05/15/2015

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President Obama Getting Up Close Look At Camden County Police Department

Camden County Police confirmed that President Obama will be in Camden Monday.

05/15/2015

Street art in Manayunk. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

New Manayunk Street Art Points The Way To Venice Island

The water-themed vinyl decals on sidewalks and walls lead Main Street visitors to the new construction along the Manayunk Canal.

05/15/2015

Santino Stagliano (center) with father, Mario, and mother, Lisa. (Credit: Dan Wing)

South Philly Child Battles Autism, Brings Community Together With Dragon Drawings

An autistic boy from South Philadelphia is uniting his neighborhood through his love of drawing dragons, while also helping raise awareness about Autism.

05/14/2015

(Children, descendants of some of the original Move members, led the rally marking the 30th anniversary of the controversial bombing of the Move house.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Descendants and Supporters of MOVE Mark 30th Anniversary of Police Bombing

More than 200 people rallied at 63rd and Osage to mark the 30th anniversary of the MOVE disaster that killed 11 people and destroyed 62 homes in West Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/13/2015

(Allie, right, contracted with Michael to drive seven people in his SUV to Trenton.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

One Day After Derailment, Others Forced to Improvise Travel Plans to NYC

Some travelers just outside 30th Street Station got creative, and some strangers became friends.

05/13/2015

(A Red Cross volunteer at 30th Street station provides emotional support for victims of the Amtrak crash.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

At 30th Street Station, Red Cross Provides Counseling and Support For Survivors

More than a dozen Red Cross volunteers were on hand to help frazzled survivors of the train wreck as they trickled in last night and this morning.

05/13/2015

(Imani visits the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Timothy McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Imani

Imani wants to be a veterinarian.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/13/2015

(The Boys and Girls Club of Bridesburg sports a fresh coat of paint following the community project.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Paint Company Provides Materials and Labor To Spruce Up a Phila. Community Center

It took less than three hours for dozens of volunteers from national paint store chain Sherwin-Williams to add a fresh coat of blue and white paint to the walls of the Bridesburg Boys and Girls Club.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

(Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Area Bank Donates $40,000 To Phillies’ Seasonal Anti-Hunger Campaign

This year’s “Phans Feeding Families” campaign is getting a financial jumpstart from Citizens Bank.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

(Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Annual Philly-to-DC Fallen Officer Run Bypassing Riot-Torn Baltimore This Year

Usually, the Law Enforcement Memorial Run, a 142-mile trip from Philly to DC, has a stop in Baltimore along the way. Not this year, organizers say.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

(Images of suspect Bradley Stone before and after modification by a Souderton student at the request of the Montco DA.)

Montco High School Student Honored For Helping DA via Photoshopping Skills

“Cory (Azeff) was able to use the facilities at Souderton High School digital media lab to create an image for us that more closely reflected what the suspect looked like on that day,” DA Risa Ferman says.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015