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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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Connect with Kim Glovas on Twitter: @KimGlovas
Suspects Marie Hunter and Christopher White.

Mother, Boyfriend Charged After Phila. First-Grader Brings Heroin Into Classroom

Marie Hunter, 32, and Christopher White, 28, are charged with endangering the welfare of a child. White is also charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana.

06/12/2014

(Detail from a Phila. PD flyer indicating Orlando Garcia's arrest.)

Kensington Man Arrested For an April Murder in North Philadelphia

Police have announced the arrest of 19-year-old Orlando Garcia of East Cambria Street.

06/11/2014

(Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby; Justice Barbara Pariente; Marsha Ternus, former chief justice, Iowa Supreme Court; Jeffrey Rosen, National Constitution Center CEO, who moderated.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

In Philadelphia, Judges Warn of Social Media Attempts To Sway Rulings

Are judges being threatened by politics while trying to make Constitutional decisions? That was part of the discussion at the National Constitution Center.

06/09/2014

Fountain Soda. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Summit Held To Raise Awareness Of Soda-Related Disease

The National Soda Summit was held in Washington DC this past week and it was designed to raise awareness of soda-related disease.

06/08/2014

(credit: Nathan Hasler-Brooks)

Straw Bale Provides Solution For Those Who Want To Garden But Don’t Have Space

If you live in the city, and don’t have a lot of space for a garden, there may be one option that can work for you.

06/07/2014

(Photo provided by Penndel PD)

Bucks Doctor Charged With Possessing, Distributing Child Porn

Dr. Quentin Parker, of Bristol Township, was arrested on Thursday.

06/06/2014

Scene of deadly accident on  June 5, 2014. (credit: Bill Williams)

Woman Dies in Two-Vehicle Accident in Northeast Philadelphia

Police say a 71-year-old man was driving his Toyota Corolla south on Tabor Avenue just before 9:30am when he turned into the path of a blue van travelling north.

06/05/2014

(credit: CBS3)

GSK Wants To Give Away $5 Million To Non-Profits Working For A Healthier Philadelphia

GSK, formerly Glaxo SmithKline, and the Philadelphia Foundation have announced a $5 million grant package available to non-profits which will lead to healthier lives.

06/02/2014

In the middle is Fernando Zumbado, a NASA engineer who is working on the Orion, a space capsule that will get humans to Mars.
(credit: Kat Johnston)

Students At Local High School Experience Zero Gravity

Zero gravity isn’t something most of us will ever experience, but some students at one Bucks County high school got to do just that recently.

06/01/2014

File photo of a soldier saluting the flag during a welcome home ceremony for troops arriving from Afghanistan. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Local Veteran Reacts To Taliban Release Of U.S. Soldier

The release of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl by the Taliban is just the beginning of another chapter for the prisoner of war.

05/31/2014

Police close off road in Bensalem after black bear sighting on May 23, 2014.

Black Bear Roaming In Bensalem, Pa.; Police Warn Residents

There was another sighting Friday night of a bear in Bensalem, Bucks County.

05/23/2014

(credit: Chopper 3)

2 Workers Jump Into Water To Rescue Driver After Dump Truck Runs Off Garden State Parkway

A construction dump truck went through a guard rail on the Garden State Parkway and landed in the water.

05/23/2014

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South Jersey Man Charged With Possession of Big Pot Stash, Assault Rifle

Gloucester Township police responded yesterday to Timber Creek High School after a staff member heard 55-year-old Michael Shaffer say he had an assault rifle in the trunk of his car.

05/22/2014

("Sky & Telescope" illustration of the path of Comet 209/P Linear, which is nearing Earth's orbit.  Graphic used with permission of Sky & Telescope)

Astronomers Hopeful of New Sky Show From Passing Comet

A newly discovered meteor shower may be visible in the wee hours of Saturday morning if the weather cooperates.

05/22/2014

(credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Major Northeast Phila. Intersection Closed By Water Main Break

The Philadelphia Water Department says work on the broken main will keep Verree Road closed for at least three weeks.

05/19/2014

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