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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(File photo.  Credit: Thinkstock)

Woman Convicted Of Beating Stepdaughter To Death; Gets Life Sentence

It’s been called one of the worst cases of child abuse in Philadelphia history.

02/20/2015

(Photo by Kim Glovas)

Police Athletic League Takes Over Palestra for a Play Day For Area Schoolkids

Philadelphia’s cathedral of college basketball played host to girls and boys involved in the Police Athletic League’s annual President’s Day play day.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/16/2015

PA Governor Tom Wolf. (Credit: CBS3)

Governor Wolf’s Moratorium On Death Penalty Continues To Draw Reaction

Critics and supporters continue to weigh in on Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s moratorium on the death penalty in the state.

02/14/2015

(A road crew works on potholes in Tansboro, NJ.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Drivers’ Prayers Answered? Work Underway On A New, More Effective Pothole Repair System

Leslie McCarthy, an assistant professor at Villanova University, says part of the problem with potholes this year is the way they were repaired last year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

(Photo provided by Phila. PD)

Philadelphia Police Hoping To Locate Woman Missing For Six Days

Sonya Jackson, 39, was last seen at her home, in the 300 block of North Busti Street, last Saturday. She suffers from schizophrenia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/06/2015

(S. Weir Mitchell School, Philadelphia.  Public domain file photo by Smallbones)

Police: 4 Students Get Hospital Check After One Brought Bag Of Crack Cocaine To SW Phila. School

A Philadelphia school district spokesman says one student brought a substance which could possibly have been crack cocaine into the Mitchell Elementary School, 5500 Kingsessing Avenue.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/05/2015

deadly stabbing

Self-Defense Ruled in Chesco Man’s Stabbing of Younger Brother

Nicholas Bonini, 23, died after being stabbed on Tuesday by his older brother, 32-year-old Earle Bonini.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/05/2015

(The Philadelphia School District's web site features a section for prospective teachers and principals.  Graphic: Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia School District Seeking Hundreds of Teachers For Next School Year

The school district is offering a starting salary of $45,360 for applicants with no experience, and more for those with experience.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/02/2015

(Dr. Steven Friedman, Margaret McGowan.  Photos provided by Delco DA)

Another Area Doctor and Assistant Charged with Writing Drug Prescriptions Illegally

Delaware County DA Jack Whelan says Dr. Steven Friedman of Newtown Square and his receptionist, Margaret McGowan, were arrested after a five-month investigation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/30/2015

(File photo: the US Army Corps of Engineers dredging the Delaware River.)

Sen. Bob Casey Says Additional Federal Funds Being Allocated to Delaware River Dredging Project

“When you total up what’s in the budget already and what’s in the work plan, it’s 97.5 million dollars,” Casey notes. “That keeps the project on target.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

(Credit: Kim Glovas)

Shopping For Generators At… The Grocery Store?

All the preparations for a winter storm had many people thinking about last year, when much of the region lost power for days. One grocery store chain has been thinking about it too.

01/27/2015

(Photo by Kim Glovas)

Not Just Food: Liquor Sales Spiking Ahead of Expected Areawide Snowstorm

Nysia Barnes, assistant manager at the Wine and Spirits store in the Franklin Mills Mall, says it doesn’t take much for people to have a reason to stock up.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/26/2015

(Video on board a Septa trolley car captured images of the man wanted for assaulting a 15-year-old female student on her way to school.)

New Video Shows Clear Image of Suspect in Route 15 Septa Trolley Attack

The video comes from an onboard surveillance camera on trolley as it made its way through North Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2015

(A cook prepares vegan tacos.  File  photo by Jack Guez/ AFP/ Getty Images)

British Web Site Urges Visitors To Try Veganism In First Month of 2015

It’s called Veganuary: going vegan for January.

12/31/2014

(Cropped version of CC BY-SA 2.0, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorney_Park_%26_Wildwater_Kingdom#mediaviewer/File:Dorney_Park_entrance.jpg .)

Allentown, Pa. Amusement Park Fined After Teen Food Vendor Burned

OSHA cited Dorney Park under its parent company, Cedar Fair, in connection with an incident on June 9th.

12/30/2014

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