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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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(Ari Merretazon, left, first VP of the Pointman Soldier's Heart Ministry,and James Abram, state coordinator, outside the US District Courthouse in Philadelphia.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Phila. Veterans’ Group Says City Is Shortchanging Military Vets

The Pointman Soldier’s Heart Ministry is filing a lawsuit in federal court, demanding that the city appoint a director of veterans affairs for the County of Philadelphia.

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Eating Disorders Take Center Stage At Public Forum In Bucks County

Anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorders will be discussed this afternoon at a hearing designed to provide more information to parents and children about the problems.

08/25/2014

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I-495 Bridge Reopens Over Christina River In Wilmington

Delaware Transportation officials reopened the northbound lanes of Interstate 495 Saturday over the Christina River in Wilmington, Delaware

08/23/2014

(A Philadelphia Police Department flyer shows photographs of Pele Watkins III, left, and his father, Pele Watkins II.)

Police Searching in Philadelphia For Missing Nevada Two-Year-Old

Police say the boy may have been at a North Philadelphia home recently, accompanied by his father, who does not have legal custody.

08/22/2014

(A photo provided by Emory University shows an isolation room at Emory University Hospital, where a patient who was stricken with Ebola was being treated.  Photo by Jack Kearse/ Emory University via Getty Images)

Pennsylvania’s Top Doctor Says Little To Fear Here From Ebola

As the ebola virus epidemic in West Africa continues to claim victims, there are lingering questions about whether we’ll see an outbreak in the United States.

08/04/2014

(Meriam Yahia Ibrahim is assisted by Italian deputy foreign minister Lapo Pistelli as she arrives with her children  at the Ciampino airport in Rome on July 24th.   Photo by AFP stringer/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Welcomes Woman Sentenced To Death in Sudan For Being Christian

A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for practicing Christianity landed this afternoon at Philadelphia International Airport on her way to her new home in the United States.

07/31/2014

Police investigate shooting on campus of medical facility in Delaware County on July 24, 2014. (credit: Matt Rivers)

Viewing Held For Woman Killed In Mercy Wellness Center Shooting

The viewing for 53-year-old Theresa Hunt was held at the John Stretch Funeral Home in Havertown.

07/30/2014

(FILE PHOTO:  Former longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.  All the team's wins from 1998 to 2011 were vacated by the NCAA.  Photo by Ned Dishman/ Getty Images)

Five US Congressmen Ask NCAA To Reverse Its Penalties Against Penn State

Five US congressmen, three of them Penn State alumni, are asking the NCAA to cancel the penalties it imposed on Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex assault case.

07/29/2014

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Truck Narrowly Averts Head-On Crash With Car on Rt. 206 in NJ Pinelands

By Kim Glovas SHAMONG, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey state police are investigating a collision in Shamong Township (Burlington County) this afternoon that was nearly a head-on fatality. It happened just after noon on Route [...]

07/29/2014

(A billboard above Tony Luke's advertises the reward for information in the murder of Don Ly.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

South Phila. Billboards Promote Reward For Info in 2013 Murder

One billboard is above Tony Luke’s, the cheesesteak shop near Front and Oregon, the other is at Ninth and Washington.

07/24/2014

(credit: Kim Glovas/KYW Newsradio)

Villanova Professor Edits Book On Groundbreaking Female Journalist

This is the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of America’s ground-breaking female journalists. Now, the writings of Nellie Bly have been consolidated into one book.

07/20/2014

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators on left, Pro-Israeli demonstrators on right. (credit: Kim Glovas/KYW)

Israel, Palestinian Supporters Clash In Center City

Palestinian and Israeli supporters clashed in Center City in peaceful, but very vocal counter-demonstrations Friday.

07/18/2014

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Bucks County Van Driver Suspended After Child Treated For Heat Exposure

A driver for Bucks County Intermediate Unit 22 has been suspended with intent to dismiss after allegedly leaving a child in a passenger van for three hours on a hot day.

07/17/2014

A stretch of the trail winds through East Falls. (Credit: Schuylkill River Trail Association)

Businesses Along Schuylkill River Trail Appeal To Cyclists

Businesses along the Schuylkill River Bike Trail are appealing to bikers to come and set a spell.

07/15/2014

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New Treatment For Aggressive Brain Tumors Means New Hope For Patients

A new method of treating aggressive brain tumors is being used at the Capital Institute for Neurosciences.

07/13/2014

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