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Brad Segall

Brad SegallBrad Segall is midday anchor for KYW Newsradio 1060. 

A longtime presence in Philadelphia radio news, Segall served for a decade as KYW Newsradio’s suburban bureau chief.

He won the 2006 Associated Press Sandy Starobin Award for Individual Reporting, for his captivating and compelling reports from in and near his New Orleans hotel during the onslaught of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.  (Segall and his wife Michele were taking their son Jeffrey to Tulane University when the storm hit.)

The Sandy Starobin Award is named in honor of the legendary KYW Newsradio Harrisburg bureau chief, who died in 1993.

Prior to his stint as suburban bureau chief, Segall served as an anchor and general assignment reporter for Newsradio.  Earlier stops along Segall’s career path included WWDB-FM, in Philadelphia, where he was a reporter and an integral part of the morning news team. He was also station manager and news director for WBUX-AM, in Doylestown (Bucks County).

Segall, a Philadelphia native, is a graduate of Central High School and Temple University.

Brad and his wife and their two sons make their home in Montgomery County.

 

 

Lower Moreland Teacher Sentenced To Prison For Sex With Teen Student

A county prosecutor says this case cried out for jail time because of the abuse of power and betrayal of trust involved.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/03/2015

Valley Forge Casino Promises Outreach Support to Regional Alzheimer’s Association

The unique partnership is all about education and awareness, and casino officials believe they have the resources to do both.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/01/2015

Authorities in Montco Checking Door-to-Door For Valid Dog Licenses

Dog wardens were fanning out across municipalities in Montgomery County this week, checking to make sure dog owners have obtained licenses for their pets.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/31/2015

Pocono Ski Resorts Headed For Their Last Gasps of the Winter Season

There are seven ski resorts in the Poconos, and six of them are still open, at least through this weekend.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

Former Sportscaster Don Tollefson Sentenced To 2-4 Years In State Prison

Former sportscaster Don Tollefson will spend two to four years behind bars in state prison.

03/25/2015

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Montgomery County, Pa. Implementing Texting Option for 911 Emergency Callers

County commissioners have awarded a $100,000+ contract to begin the upgrades needed to make the 911 system compatible with texting.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

Montco Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sexual Relationship With Eighth-Grader

Jessica Streeper pleaded guilty to felony sex charges that could put her behind bars in state prison for several years.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/23/2015

No Easy Fix Seen For Plymouth Road, Closed By Worrisome Sinkhole

The bridge, which carries more than 15,000 cars a day, was shut down late last week when the shoulder started to cave in.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/18/2015

Del Val College to Offer Courses at Horsham Air Guard Station, in Willow Grove

Delaware Valley College, in Doylestown, has inked a deal with the Pennsylvania Air National Guard to expand educational opportunities for military personnel serving at the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/17/2015

Montco Educators Get Marketing Pitch and More From an Electronic Learning Firm

Some Montgomery County, Pa. educators got a taste of what their classrooms might look like in the future.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/16/2015

Frances Wolf, Wife of Governor, Discusses Education Funding Initiatives in Norristown

The wife of Gov. Wolf visited Fly Elementary School, in the Norristown Area School District, visiting classes and meeting with two dozen teachers and administrators.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/13/2015

Montco Courthouse Expanding Security; Judges, Attorneys To Undergo Screening

Starting next month, Montgomery County, Pa. will implement new security measures at the courthouse in Norristown.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/13/2015

Parx Officials Say Child Left in Car Was Rescued Within 40 Minutes By Parking Lot Patrol

Officials at Parx Casino, in Bensalem, Pa. are clarifying the timeline surrounding the discovery of a seven-year-old boy whom police say was left in the car while his father played blackjack inside the gambling hall.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

Montco Restaurant Owner Says He Was Blindsided by Shopping Center’s Eviction Notice

John Graff says the company that owns the center originally told him his restaurant would be secure, so he invested more than $100,000 on new equipment and décor.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

Montco Deputies Arrest 11 For Outstanding DUI Warrants

Two o’clock in the morning, the defendants are sound asleep, and then comes the knock in the door.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/10/2015

Police Say Missing Royersford Woman Later Spotted Several Times in North Philadelphia

Authorities say she suffers from a mental health disorder and has attempted suicide in the past.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/10/2015

Pa. Congressman Tours Montco Child Center, Pitching More Protections For Abused Kids

Fitzpatrick toured Mission Kids, a nonprofit child advocacy organization in East Norriton, to promote his legislation which calls for mandatory background checks for existing and prospective school employees.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/09/2015

Montco Communities Low On Road Salt Hope We Got Our Final Winter Storm

Was Thursday’s snowstorm winter’s last hurrah? Montgomery County communities running low on road salt sure hope so.

03/06/2015

Guilty Plea Expected From Parx Jockey After Bizarre Behavior Results In His Being Shot

Angel Suarez waived his preliminary hearing on theft, assault, and related charges in connection with a series of incidents at the Franklin Commons Apartments.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/04/2015

Delco Museum of Sports Legends Scrambling To Find New Location

The museum has called the Granite Run Mall home for nearly two years. But the mall has been sold, and will be demolished to make way for a town center.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

Pope’s Visit to Philadelphia in September Causing Run on Hotel Rooms in Suburbs

Hotels in Bucks County are nearly 90 percent booked for that final weekend in September.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

New Book Designed For Children Chronicles The History And Culture Of New Hope, Pa

The New Hope Historical Society is behind Let’s Visit New Hope, inspired by a group of second grade students who were surveyed about what they were interested in.

03/01/2015

Fugitive On Montgomery County’s Most Wanted List Arrested In Florida

Thirty-six-year-old Jason Baldwin, an alleged serial burglar, is behind bars in Florida awaiting extradition after sheriff’s deputies used social media to track his whereabouts and take him into custody.

02/27/2015

Montgomery County Judge Gives High School Students Inside Look At Life In Legal Field

Judge Gary Silow is giving some students at Abington High School a unique opportunity to see first-hand what it’s like working in the fields of law and government.

02/27/2015

Police: Man Drunk Behind The Wheel Charged In Deadly Bucks County Crash

A Bucks County man is behind bars, charged with homicide by vehicle DUI and related offenses in connection with a deadly crash in Falls Township last October.

02/26/2015

Highly Anticipated Rodin Exhibit Set To Open In Bucks County

More than four dozen sculptures from artist Auguste Rodin go on display starting Saturday at the Michener Art Museum in Doylestown.

02/26/2015

Montgomery Co. Drug Bust Yields 32 Arrests; Tip From Family Of An Addict Helped Crack Case

Montgomery County authorities announced the arrests of more than 30 people involved in what they say was an extensive drug trafficking operation that peddled cocaine, heroin and crystal meth on the streets of the Philadelphia region.

02/25/2015

Plans For New Scudder Falls Bridge Move Forward With Awarding Of Significant Contract

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission has awarded a contract to a Hamilton, New Jersey company for the final design phase.

02/24/2015

Montco Man Sentenced For Helping Father Dump Grandfather’s Body In Pocono Mountains

21-year-old David St. Onge Junior was sentenced to time served, about eight months to 23 months followed by eight years probation, after pleading guilty to abuse of a corpse, lying to police and related charges.

02/24/2015

Local Teacher Honored For Raising More Than $30K For American Heart Association

At Pierce Middle School they’ve been holding Volleyball for Heart since 1985. The driving force behind the event is the man who started it thirty years ago, Physical Education and Health teacher John Kosic.

02/21/2015

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