Jay Lloyd

lloyd jay Jay LloydJay Lloyd — a voice long familiar to Newsradio listeners — provides recreation and leisure reports to Delaware Valley residents every Thursday on KYW.

Until his “retirement” in 2005, Jay was KYW’s Suburban Bureau chief since the bureau’s inception in 1972.

In 2012, Jay was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame (see related story).

Jay is an avid skier and sailor — the latter probably no surprise since much of his very early career in broadcasting took place in the Caribbean and the years before that in the US Coast Guard.

Now, KYW is delighted to be able to bring you Jay Lloyd’s “Getaway” reports, in which he reveals some of the special destinations he was discovered during his extensive travels.

Jay lives with his wife and daughter in Montgomery County.

Gettysburg Cemetery (credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Memorial Day Weekend

For a spontaneous holiday getaway, there is a pair of destinations to launch the summer season and honor the men and women who served and sacrificed.

05/26/2016

Village windmill (credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide To Peddlers Village

Generations of us have been regulars on family weekend getaways. So, what’s there, you ask?

05/19/2016

Barrel Room (credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Crossing Vineyards And Winery

If you think vineyards just press grapes and bottle wine, think again.

05/19/2016

Cape May Point Beach (credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Veterans Beach Break

Veterans and active duty military get a “thank you” again this year on many New Jersey beaches.

05/12/2016

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: ‘Peddler’s Village’

Popular Peddlers Village, a Bucks County landmark for over half-a-century, is seeing a renaissance that blends tradition and lifestyle changes.

05/05/2016

Matamoras Street scene (credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Travel Warning

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, the State Department has issued another warning about travel to Mexico.

04/28/2016

Gettysburg National Park (credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: National Park Visit

If there’s a national park in your summer getaway plans as we celebrate a century of park service, there are big savings available.

04/21/2016

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Crab Season

For crab crackers, an important date has just passed. The Maryland season for blue crabs is officially open.

04/14/2016

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Worry Free Vacation

Getaways should be fun. Vacationers don’t really want to think about glitches like accidents or illness. But foreign travel requires some health insurance awareness.

04/07/2016

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Brooklyn

Brooklyn has been getting a lot of attention lately. An Academy Award contender and March Madness put the spotlight on this fabled borough.

03/31/2016

Havan stteet scene (credit: Frank Cluster)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Havana

Americans have been focused this week on a Cuban getaway. As leisure travel to the island is about to resume, a long time friend and colleague of KYW’s Jay Lloyd has just returned from Havana.

03/24/2016

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Sockless Getaway

An annual tradition unfolds on the Chesapeake Bay this weekend as visitors to Annapolis arrive with socks and leave sockless.

03/17/2016

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Forever Getaway

It’s a permanent getaway trend that’s gaining a lot of steam.

03/10/2016

Ocean Monarch Anchored 1956 (credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cruising Anniversary

This week marks the 50th anniversary of an event that forever changed the vacation ocean cruise.

03/03/2016

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Mountain Tubing

Over 20 snow sports resorts in Pennsylvania are drawing weekend and nighttime crowds who get a thrill flying down a snow-covered chute in a rubber bottomed tube.

02/25/2016

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