Kim Glovas

Kim GlovasKim Glovas has been covering breaking and developing news as a reporter for KYW Newsradio since 1984, winning honors for “Regional Affairs Council” reporting along the way.

She has been honored by a number of professional organizations including the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. She has also received a special citation from the Pennnsylvania House of Representatives for her work.

Glovas is a lifelong Pennsylvania resident. She grew up in Easton, Pa. and attended college at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She holds a BA degree in journalism.

Glovas’ career includes stints at WSAN in Allentown, WEST-AM and WLEV-FM in Easton, and WHWH/WPST in Princeton, NJ.

Kim and her husband Paul Kurtz, who also works at KYW Newsradio, have four sons and live in Holland, Pa.

 

Kim Glovas, serving as a volunteer reader to children at the West Philadelphia Alliance For Children ("WePAC").

Kim Glovas, serving as a volunteer reader to children at the West Philadelphia Alliance For Children (“WePAC”).


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Connect with Kim Glovas on Twitter: @KimGlovas

‘They Claim It’s Non-Toxic’: Four Mariner East 2 Pipeline Spills In October Raise Concerns

Last Tuesday, Melissa DiBernadino of Goshen United for Public Safety, took video of Sunoco crews suctioning a liquid slurry out of the spill area on Boot Road.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/16/2017

Warm Weather Could Be Affecting New Jersey Cranberry Harvest

New Jersey is the third largest cranberry producing state in the nation.

10/13/2017

Barry Myers

National Weather Service Workers Not Happy With New Leader

The CEO of Accuweather in State College has been chosen by President Trump to head NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

10/13/2017

Philadelphia School District Introducing Family Engagement Month

Philadelphia School District Introducing Family Engagement Month

The Philadelphia School District is encouraging family engagement as a tool to better academic achievement this month. 

10/09/2017

Independence Blue Cross Reaches New Agreement With Several Hospitals

A half-dozen hospitals in the region have reached an agreement with Independence Blue Cross on continuing coverage.

10/06/2017

Local Congress Members Express Horror Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting

U.S. Senator Bob Casey and U.S. Representative Brendan Boyle say they’re horrified by the carnage in Las Vegas and say it’s another sign that change is needed in this nation’s gun laws.

10/02/2017

Major Renovations Underway At The Bourse

The Bourse on Independence Mall is undergoing major renovations, and Monday, the first retailers to occupy the space were announced.

10/02/2017

Donald Trump

Critics Weigh In On Trump’s New Travel Ban

The new travel ban is seen by critics as the old travel ban, but with some new countries added to muddy the waters.

09/25/2017

‘One Book Villanova’ Campaign Kicked Off With Author Eboo Patel

Eboo Patel’s book “Acts of Faith” is subtitled “The Story of an American Muslim. The Struggle for the Soul of a Generation.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/22/2017

Department Of Education Rolls Back Title IX Protections, Advocacy Leader Speaks Out

Carol Tracy, executive director of the Women’s Law Project, says this new guidance will not “unring the bell.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/22/2017

National Constitution Center Celebrates Constitution Day With Free Admission

Admission is free Monday at The National Constitution Center. Sunday was the 230th anniversary of the day the Constitution was signed, but the celebration is continuing.

09/18/2017

4 Philly Area Colleges Step Up To Help Foster Youth Succeed

Temple, West Chester and Cabrini Universities and the Community College of Philadelphia want to help foster teens heading to college.

09/17/2017

Philadelphia Police Commissioner: Number Of Shootings Down In City

The Philadelphia Police Department says although the murder rate is up, shootings overall are down throughout the city.

09/15/2017

Relief Efforts Continue For Those Ravaged By Hurricane Irma In US Virgin Islands

This effort started last Saturday and Ben Steed, who co-founded the Virgin Islands Relief effort, says it will continue.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/12/2017

End Of The Line For Pa. Turnpike Call Boxes

It’s the end of an era for the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Those cell phone call boxes that dot the highway are being removed.

09/11/2017

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Kicks Off New School Year With Pep Rally

Even though classes began last week, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia held a pep rally Monday to kick off the new school year.

09/11/2017

Local Relief Agencies Gear Up To Help Irma Refugees

Local relief organizations have already activated teams to head south for potential victims of Hurricane Irma.

09/08/2017

Volunteers From Salvation Army Heading To Texas For Disaster Relief

The Salvation Army of Southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware is preparing to send volunteers to Texas to help the hurricane-weary refugees.

08/28/2017

Dead Or Alive, Drexel Wants Ticks For Research

Drexel is doing research to find out which ticks are where, and what kind of diseases they carry.

08/26/2017

Temple Student Visiting Every U.S. Ballpark For Research

A Temple University grad student is living the dream this summer.

08/25/2017

2017 NFL Draft

The Numbers Are In, NFL Draft Big Win For Philly

Remember the three-day “NFL Draft Experience” held in Philadelphia in April? Well, the numbers on the economic impact are in.

08/24/2017

Philadelphia Women Petition For Lactation Rooms In Train Stations

Two Philadelphia women are petitioning Amtrak to install breast pumping stations at 30th Street Station.

08/20/2017

‘It’s In Dire Need’: Wildwood Officials Considering Replacing Iconic Boardwalk

The Wildwood boardwalk was built nearly a century ago, and city officials say it’s time to consider replacing it.

08/19/2017

PennDOT Closes Part Of Schuylkill Avenue For Construction

PennDOT has announced that northbound Schuylkill Avenue, near 30th Street Station, will be closed for the next five months.

08/18/2017

Philadelphia Students Complete Solar Energy Course

The first ever six-week course on solar energy in the Philadelphia School District wrapped up on Friday.

08/18/2017

Heavy Summer Rains Bring Early Allergy Season

If you are susceptible to hay fever, get ready for some sneezing. The Delaware Valley’s chief pollen counter says the ragweed season has already started.

08/11/2017

Delaware County Man Charged After Allegedly Throwing Molotov Cocktail At Sheriff’s Sergeant

A Collingdale man is being held on $1 million bail after allegedly trying to set a Delaware County sheriff’s sergeant on fire.

08/10/2017

Jersey Shore Towns See Surge In Rip Current Deaths This Summer

Jersey shore towns have reported a total of ten drownings this summer season, and rip currents are to blame for at least half of those. 

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/07/2017

Pa. Officials Celebrate New Dog Tethering Restrictions

A new law which puts limits on how long dogs can be chained outside in extreme weather was celebrated Monday at the Pennsylvania SPCA on Eerie Avenue.

08/07/2017

Coalition Highlights Potential Dangers Of Mariner East 2 Pipeline

Private wells have already been contaminated by the project.

07/28/2017

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