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

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.

12/09/2017

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.

12/08/2017

Tips To Avoid Counterfeit Money This Holiday Season

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

12/08/2017

Hahnemann Hospital Initiating New Transgender Surgery Education Program

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

12/02/2017

Tips For A Sober Holiday

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

12/01/2017

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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.

12/01/2017

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.

11/25/2017

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.

11/24/2017

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.

11/18/2017

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.

11/17/2017

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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.

11/16/2017

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

SEPTA Holds Open House To Show New Energy Sustainability Plan

SEPTA says over 50 percent of buses are hybrid buses or zero-emission vehicles.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/07/2017

How To Ease Yourself Out Of Daylight Saving Time

This weekend, we revert back to Eastern Standard Time on the clock. And that may create some sleep disturbance for some people.

11/03/2017

Jimmy Tayoun, Former Philadelphia Politician, Dies At Age 87

Tayoun was not just a Philadelphia politician, he was a character that was almost larger than life.

11/01/2017

Fundraiser Organized After 3rd Arson Attack In 2 Weeks At Cat Shelters

Fundraiser Underway After 3rd Arson Attack In 2 Weeks At Cat Shelters

An arson fire over the weekend destroyed the remaining shelters for a feral cat colony at Pier 70 along the Delaware River. Now, efforts are underway to raise money to replace the shelters and add a security system to catch the perpetrator.

10/30/2017

More Victims Of Violent Crimes Signing Up For Victim Services

DA Kelley Hodge says 47 percent more people took advantage of these services this year over last.

10/26/2017

Villanova Institute Looks To Advance Women’s Leadership, Push For Gender Equality

Villanova University is opening a new institute Thursday to advance women in fields across the board, and to push for more gender equality.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/24/2017

Environmental Bill Aims To Protect Low Income Neighborhoods In New Jersey

Senator Booker and Congressman Raul Ruiz of California have introduced the Environmental Justice Bill.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/24/2017

‘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

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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

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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

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