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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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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

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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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Nonprofit Stages 5K Run To Help Families Dealing With Cancer And Paying Bills

Paul Isenberg and his buddy Tim Sherry founded the nonprofit in 2008 after Isenberg’s wife, Nicole, died from Hodgkins Disease.

07/12/2014

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Police ID Victims In Bucks County Skydiving Mishap

Bucks County emergency dispatchers say the two were tandem skydiving when the accident happened.

07/08/2014

(Kids attending summer programs at Gesu School, 1700 West Thompson Street, receive free box lunches through the Summer Food Service Program.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Officials Promote Philadelphia’s Summer Meals Program For School-Age Kids

The city has about 900 sites open throughout the summer to give kids under the age of 18 a free lunch at noon, and snacks at 3pm.

07/07/2014

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Suspect Fingered by GPS Tracker After String of NE Philly Store Holdups

Richard Bynum, 48, who lives on 79th Street near Washington Lane, was arrested on robbery and related charges after a tracking device was found in his car.

07/03/2014

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Investigators Looking For Answers In Girl’s Tragic Death At Brewerytown Rita’s

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said on Monday that it’s time to focus on getting the facts together after a 3-year-old girl was killed by a falling security gate at a Rita’s Water Ice in Brewerytown.

06/30/2014

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Investigation Continues One Year After Woman Is Found Dead In Blackwood, NJ.

A memorial ceremony and balloon release was held Monday afternoon in Cherry Hill, New Jersey to mark the one year anniversary of the death of Carol Reiff.

06/30/2014

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NJ Woman Charged With Embezzling From High School Wrestling Club

Police say 44-year-old Sherry Warren of Sicklerville stole $4,600 from the Highland High School Wrestling Booster Club between December 2013 and March 2014.

06/27/2014

The US Supreme Court is seen in Washington, DC, June 18, 2012. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Abortion-Rights Advocates: Supreme Court Decision On Buffer Zones Too Vague

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law mandating a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics.

06/27/2014

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Philadelphia P.D. Employee Charged With Assaulting Woman

Police say 52-year-old Kathy Pugh was involved in a fight with another woman near the corner of S. American and West Porter Streets on Sunday afternoon.

06/26/2014

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Philadelphia Man Convicted of Abusing Young Son For Two Years

The victim testified in court that the sexual assaults began when he was five and continued for two years, until the father married another woman.

06/26/2014

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