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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”).

Connect with Kim Glovas on Twitter: @KimGlovas
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Local Group’s Campaign Helps ID Domestic Violence At Its Core

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Women Against Abuse is kicking off the 8th Annual iPledge Campaign next week.


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After Fallout From Previous Storms, Homeowners Getting Jump Start On Tree Trimming

With Hurricane Joaquin heading our way, tree trimming companies are getting very busy.


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Phila. Man Indicted After Check Kiting Scheme Nets Thousands

A Philadelphia man was arrested today after using Twitter and Facebook to solicit others in a check kiting scheme.


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Joaquin’s Landfall May Be Days Away, But Utilities Warn ‘Be Prepared For Possible Power Outages’

Local utilities are watching the weather forecasts as Hurricane Joaquin tracks north.


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SEPTA Pleased With How It Handled Crowds During Papal Weekend

SEPTA’s Andrew Busch says the original plan was designed to handle 300-thousand rail passengers, but a little less than 63-thousand actually used that route.


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Cops: Woman Dies After Being Stabbed Multiple Times In Face And Neck

Authorities say the woman was stabbed multiple times in the face and neck on the 800 block of Solly Avenue in Philadelphia.


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Man Critically Injured In North Philly Shooting

One man is in critical condition after a shooting Sunday morning in the Fairhill section of North Philadelphia.


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Student-Parent Coalition Wants Penn To Get Serious About Mental Health Issues

A group of students and parents wants the University of Pennsylvania to offer more mental health counseling to students after seven suicides were reported in two years.


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SEPTA Riders Find Easy Commute On Regional Rails For Second Day Of Papal Visit

Lines were relatively short and trains were on time Sunday at the Cornwells Heights train station in Bensalem.


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Dalai Lama Cancels U.S. Trip; Won’t Be In Philly

The Dalai Lama has cancelled his visit to the United States next month, including a stop in Philadelphia on October 26th.


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City Official: Homeless Moved Out Of Pope Zone Weren’t Forced Into Shelters

City officials are responding after reports on KYW Newsradio about homeless people being swept out of Love Park for the Papal visit.


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Pilgrims Begin Filing Into City For World Meeting Of Families

The World Meeting of Families doesn’t officially start until tomorrow, but pilgrims were lined up at the Pennsylvania Convention Center registering today.


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Whooping Cough Case Confirmed At Clearview High School In Gloucester County

One confirmed case of whooping cough has been confirmed at Clearview High School in Gloucester County.


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Camden County High School Students Fill Food Pantry Shelves In Honor Of Pope

High school students loaded $15,000 worth of non-perishable food items onto a truck in Camden, and then sent it to six food pantries in the Camden Diocese.


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Officials: Person Struck, Killed By Train In Bucks County

Three hundred forty-seven people were on the train and were not injured.