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.

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Getaways of 2016

This years has produced some unique getaway opportunities and challenges. Some of the vacation trends could continue and grow into the New Year.

12/29/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Holiday Getaway Caution

As hordes of area travelers get ready to hit the roads and flight paths for Christmas and New Year getaways, here are some common-sense tips to secure the home front.

12/22/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Hassle Reduced Getaway

Record numbers of drivers have been on the roads during recent holiday getaways. This Christmas in not likely to be an exception, but there are some hassle reducing routes.

12/15/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Operation Fireside

Away from home during the holidays can produce a bout of loneliness, even if surrounded by shipmates. That’s why some South Jersey folks offer the gift of “home.”

12/08/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Pocono Snow

Thanksgiving weekend offered a bonus to skiers and snowboarders in the nearby Pocono Mountains. It raises hope for things to come.

12/01/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Ski Prep

Then just think snow…

11/25/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Canadian Getaway

Thinking about a move to Canada?

11/17/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Veteran’s Day Getaway

The nation celebrates Veterans Day on Friday. KYW’s Jay Lloyd offers an annual reminder of weekend getaway spots where America’s military history is on display.

11/10/2016

World War II Coast Guard Rescue Cutter Becomes Part Of Environment Artificial Reef

But Jack Hennessey recalls it wasn’t fun to sail in heavy weather…

11/05/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Pack Tight

It’s the time of year when getaway packing and changing weather become a challenge. KYW’s Jay Lloyd recalls a lesson from the past.

11/03/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Haunted Getaway

Looking for some adult fun and a haunted getaway this weekend. KYW’s Jay Lloyd offers two words – New Hope.

10/27/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Shore Jazz Getaway

The Jersey shore will be swinging to the sounds of jazz next month.

10/20/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Ski Club Expo

Snowbirds are heading for mountain getaways to check out ski lodges for the coming winter. But KYW’s Jay Lloyd reports a ski season preview will be held closer to home in King of Prussia.

10/13/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Columbus Getaway

With Columbus weekend on the horizon, adventure beckons

10/06/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Fall Flea Market

The coming of fall and falling gas prices have sparked weekend migrations in search of gems from the past.

09/29/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Buddy Golf

Pennsylvania has many options for fall golfers at tantalizing rates.

09/22/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Fall Fishing

Fish are jumpin’ and the living is easy. It’s time to plan a fall fishing trip.

09/15/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: America’s Cup

One of the most dynamic international sporting events is nine months away. But if you want to see the America’s Cup in person, in Bermuda, you better book it now.

09/08/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Holiday Boat Safety

As record numbers of boaters are expected on area waterways for the holiday weekend, KYW’s Jay Lloyd sounds an often ignored warning.

09/01/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Hurricane Prep

As peak hurricane season approaches, KYW’s Jay Lloyd considers ways to keep vacation dollars from being blown away.

08/25/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Into The Frying Pan

Almost anything can be repurposed. That includes a 1920’s Coast Guard Lightship that is now a beacon on the New York City restaurant scene.

08/18/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Lobster Shack

Downscale dining can be an unexpected treat if your summer getaway takes you to the coastal northeast. KYW’s Jay Lloyd explains.

08/11/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Mystic Seaport Getaway

Explore the lives of the people who built the majestic ships and those who supplied them.

08/04/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Skydiving

Skydiving is often at the top of those popular “bucket lists.” KYW’s Jay Lloyd stopped at a local skydiving school with a simple question.

07/28/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Annapolis Kayak Tour

Seeing the sights of a destination from the water is an eye-filling experience — and there’s an Annapolis kayak tour that puts visitors even closer to the action.

07/21/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Crab Feast Getaway

KYW’s Jay Lloyd says this summer is producing a bumper crop.

07/14/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Brexit Bargain Getaway

Looking for a spontaneous summer getaway? KYW’s Jay Lloyd reports that as the Brexit dust settles, Europe and even some American destinations have become bargain bins.

07/07/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Boat Safe Getaway

By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — If the weather cooperates, many of us will spend part of the long holiday weekend on area waters. But KYW’s Jay Lloyd has an annual reminder. We’ll be sunning and […]

06/30/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Other Shore

As headlight to tailpipe summer traffic crawls to and from the Jersey shore, some might want to consider “The Other Shore,” where there’s room to ramble.

06/23/2016

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Summer Slopes

The sounds of chairlifts and skis are summer echoes that have given way to a treasure of summertime action on the slopes.

06/16/2016

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