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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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Saint Joe’s Helping Post-9/11 Disabled Vets Become Entrepreneurs

Disabled veterans are being encouraged to take part in a boot camp for entrepreneurs at Saint Joseph’s University. Applications are being accepted through December 15.


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Polish Catholics Honor Deceased On All Saints’ Day

November 1 is All Saints’ Day in many churches — and parishioners at Saint Adalbert’s Catholic Church in Port Richmond marked the occasion on Sunday.


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PECO Awards Grants For Green Projects In The Region

PECO’s Ben Armstrong says the grants will go to improve the Delaware River shoreline, the Schuykill River trail system, a West Philadelphia school lot and the Strawberry Mansion Community Garden Project.


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US Senator Calls On Federal Government To Provide More Funding For Youth Shelters

U.S. Senator Bob Casey is calling on the federal government to pass a bill that would commit more funding for youth homeless shelters.


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Bridgestone Corporation Acquires Pep Boys

Bridgestone Corporation announced earlier today that is has acquired Pep Boys, which is headquartered in Philadelphia.


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Pa. Budget Impasse Threatening Services For Foster Children

The Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth and Family Services filed the lawsuit against the Commonwealth in mid-September.


File Photo. PennDOT crews prepare trucks ahead of a snow storm. (Credit: John McDevitt)

PennDOT Installs New, Cost-Saving Technology On Plows

PennDOT is installing new technology in more than 700 plow trucks for the winter season.


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Philadelphia Student Honored For Video Game Creation

A Northeast Philadelphia high school senior was honored this week for creating a video game aimed at encouraging education.


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5 Insects Never Before Seen In This Region Stopped By Border Inspectors

Inspectors have stopped five destructive insects from entering the country at the Port of Philadelphia.


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Chester County Residents Warned About Phone Scam Involving Jury Duty

The Chester County Sheriff’s office is warning residents not to fall victim to the latest phone scam.


File photo of an ambulance.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Suspect Sought After Man Shot In Northwest Philly

It happened just before 10 a.m. Thursday morning near North 21st Street and Medary Avenue.


File photo of prescription drugs. (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Partnership Aims To Help People With Prescription Cost

Now, it’s open nationwide, offering free prescription savings cards which allow consumers to plug in the medication, and their zip code, and the search engine provides the cost at different pharmacies in the area.


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2-Alarm Fire Rips Through Montco Country Club

Crews battled a two-alarm fire at Lulu Country Club in Glenside Sunday morning.


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Police: 1 In Custody After Shooting At Montco Taxicab Company

Philadelphia Police say a man is in custody in connection with a shooting this afternoon at a Montgomery County cab company.


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Final US Airways Flight Begins Journey From Philadelphia

The final US Airways flight has begun its roundtrip journey between Philadelphia and San Francisco.




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