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”).

Connect with Kim Glovas on Twitter: @KimGlovas

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Pennsylvania Moves Back Towards Paper Ballots

Pennsylvania is taking steps to increase security on all voting systems used in the commonwealth.


Resumption Of Mariner East 2 Pipeline Construction Met With Community Backlash

Uwchlan Township’s Board of Supervisors say they have unanimously voted to enforce a zoning ordinance that will stop pipeline construction.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2018

SEPTA’s Parade Performance Evaluated

SEPTA’s performance before and after the Eagles Super Bowl parade was evaluated on Friday at the post-parade news conference.


Employers Deciding How To Handle Eagles Victory Parade

Take a vacation day, a sick day, or ask the boss to close the office. Those are some of the options being considered by workers across the city as parade day approaches.


Keystone XL Pipeline (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Mariner East 2 Opponents Start Fundraiser For Risk Assessment

The goal: a publicly funded risk assessment of the controversial project.


The Benefits Of Acquiring Amazon’s Second Headquarters

Amazon says it will make a decision by the end of the year on where to place it’s second headquarters. But how will the winning city benefit?


Casey On Potential Shutdown: GOP Don’t Seem Like They Could Organize A One-Car Parade

Pennsylvania’s senior senator is taking aim at the Republican party for the potential shutdown of the federal government.


Officials: Lehigh County Man Charged With Assaulting Police Horse After Eagles Game

Philadelphia police say 22-year-old Taylor Hendricks of Whitehall is charged with aggravated assault, assault of a law enforcement officer, and cruelty to animals.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/15/2018

PA Reps Call For Policy Change On Sexual Harassment Allegations In State Government

Recently, sexual harassment allegations by Pennsylvania legislators have led to revelations about payoffs to silence the victims.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/06/2018

Local Community Takes Step To Stop Pipeline Project

Earlier this week, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection suspended construction of the Mariner East Two Pipeline because of what it called “egregious and willful violations” of state law.


SEPTA ID Changes Ahead For Senior Citizens

SEPTA wants to remind seniors that Jan. 16 is the deadline for getting new SEPTA ID cards to replace ID previously used for free and reduced travel. 



Doctor Warning About Fast-Spreading Gastrointestinal Virus

Holidays mean a lot of get-togethers with many people, and some of them may be carrying a bug that is spreading fast.

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/29/2017

Villanova Students Experiment With Growing Food On Mars

It was called the “Red Thumbs Mars Garden Project.”


New Education Center For Autistic Students Opens In Mount Laurel

Bancroft started in 1883 in Haddonfield, helping the handicapped when it wasn’t fashionable.


Avoiding A Holiday DUI

The holiday season means plenty of parties and plenty of alcohol. And, as law enforcement officials can tell you, plenty of danger.


PA House To Consider Bill That Would Roll Back Abortion Ban To 20 Weeks

A Pennsylvania House committee has passed a proposed bill which would ban abortions in the state after 19 weeks. The measure still has to pass the full House and that vote is expected this week.


Phillies Front Office Serves Holiday Meals To Homeless

The Phillies front office, and the Phanatic, took a break on Friday to help bring some joy to dozens of homeless men.


Tips To Avoid Counterfeit Money This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for giving, and that might involve counterfeit money.


Hahnemann Hospital Initiating New Transgender Surgery Education Program

Hahnemann’s Transgender Fellowship Training Program will begin in July.


Tips For A Sober Holiday

Alcohol plays a central part in many holiday events, and that can be difficult if you are in recovery.



Police Identify Suspect Wanted In Multiple Bank Robberies

Philadelphia police are asking for the public’s help in the search for a man described as a serial bank robber.


2 Philadelphia Restaurants Ordered To Give Workers Over $800,000 In Back Pay

Mixto and Tierra Colombiana have been ordered to pay 156 employees to resolve federal wage violations.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/28/2017

Tobacco Companies To Begin Airing Ads Warning About Dangers Of Smoking

The official term is called “corrective statements.” Tobacco companies must run true ads about the fatal effects of tobacco products.


Solar Energy In PA To Receive Boost From Law Changes

Pennsylvania’s solar industry will be getting a boost thanks to recent changes in state law.


Stockton University To Host Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch

Stockton University in Atlantic County has announced that Justice Neil Gorsuch will be speaking at a special event on campus on January 23.


Police Station, Vehicles On South Street Vandalized Overnight

Vandals attacked the mini-police station on South Street overnight, leaving two vehicles with smashed windows and paint spattered on the station walls.


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New Report Examines Demographics Of Poverty In Philadelphia

The latest report on poverty shows Philadelphia making two lists: one of the largest cities in the nation and one of the poorest.


New Report Identifies Philadelphia’s Poorest Demographic

Research shows that about 400,000 city residents, including 37 percent of the city’s children, are living below the federal poverty level.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/15/2017

Fate Of New Jersey SPCA Relies On Hearing Decision By State Committee

The State Commission on Investigations claims the agency is failing in its mission to protect animals.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/13/2017

27 Orthopedic Beds Donated To PSCPA Shelter Hospital In Philly

Erie Avenue PSPCA Gets Major Gift For Its Big Dogs

Julie Klim says this is an absolute luxury for the agency.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/07/2017


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