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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Health Officials Concerned As E-Cigarette Use Rises In Younger Generations

A recent survey found the use of e-cigarettes by middle and high school students tripled between 2013-and 2014.

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Autopsy: Fetus Found On Conveyor Belt In Camden Not Able To Breathe

Authorities say a dead fetus found at a New Jersey recycling facility was a female not capable of breathing.

04/24/2015

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Which Tree Is Best For Your Property? PECO Offers Advice For Arbor Day

Spring means time to consider new landscaping projects, including planting new trees. But PECO’s Greg Smore says it’s more than just buying the tree that you like.

04/24/2015

(Student members of the Latin Flavor Club at Delaware Valley Community College and some faculty members of LION -- the Latino Initiatives and Outreach Network -- pose for a photo in advance of the conference.  Photo provided)

Delaware County Community College Puts Focus on Hispanic Students’ College Achievement

The conference seeks to empower Latino students through institutional support and alternative ideas for bankrolling a college education.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

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Caregiver Charged With Neglecting Autistic Woman Found Dead Last Year in SW Philadelphia

Police say the woman was taken to Macy’s, in center city, by the caregiver who went shopping. She was found dead the next day in sub-freezing weather.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015

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Some Well Known Philadelphians Enlisted To Promote Vegetarianism

Among those who are joining the cause, at least temporarily, is Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/20/2015

EBE Entertainment Studio (Credit: Kim Glovas)

Storied Philadelphia Studio Recreates Itself After Another Major One Closes

EBE Entertainment sits on Delaware Avenue across from Sugarhouse Casino.

04/18/2015

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Delco Pair Charged in Fatal Abuse of Woman’s Toddler Son

Officials say two-year-old Mason Hunt had been beaten and pinched, at least 120 times, on the head, body, and in the groin.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

Scene of fatal construction accident in University City on April 17, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Worker Dies After 80-Foot Fall At University City Construction Site

A construction worker died after falling 80 feet at a site in University City Friday.

04/17/2015

(Sen. Robert Casey speaks with reporters at the 30th Street Amtrak station in West Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Sen. Casey Says Legal Quirk Locks Amtrak Police Out of US Emergency Radio Frequencies

US senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) wants the Federal Communications Commission to change its policy to allow Amtrak police to communicate with other first responders.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

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New Legislation Being Pushed To Curb “Swatting” In New Jersey

A New Jersey lawmaker is renewing his push for a law to increase penalties against those who target video gamers. There have been three recent cases in New Jersey where suspects reportedly have sent police to their homes on false pretenses.

04/11/2015

(Philadelphia city councilman Mark Squilla.  File photo by KYW's Mike Dunn)

Councilman Wants Philadelphia to Capitalize on Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Controversy

First District city councilman Mark Squilla penned the open letter to all residents in states that recently passed so-called “religious freedom” laws, which critics say may invite discrimination based on sexual orientation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/09/2015

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2 Local Men Accused Of Defrauding Food Stamp Program

Two Philadelphia have been indicted for defrauding the national food stamp program of more than $1 million.

04/04/2015

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Phila. Fire Department Warns of Data Breach Affecting EMS Transport Patients

The fire department says a rogue employee sold patient information to a theft ring in 2012, but the theft did not come to light until February of this year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/03/2015

Nicolas Rivera in gray hoodie with yellow collar. Tony Nguyen at the yellow doorway, left end of row.
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Camden, NJ Seeking Teens And Adults To Help Run Its Summer Recreational Programs

Camden Mayor Dana Redd is actively seeking teenagers and adults to fill positions in food service, and as site aides, supervisors and life guards.

03/28/2015

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