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
(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

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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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Cherry Hill Makes It Easy For Residents To Get Rid Of Christmas Trees

Cherry Hill Township has a number of ways to recycle that tree, old Christmas lights that don’t work, even all those cardboard boxes that have accumulated.

12/30/2014

(credit: Phran Novelli)

Philadelphia Offering Dozens of Locations For Christmas Tree Recycling

Trees that are recycled are used as compost at city parks and landscapes.

12/29/2014

File Photo (Credit: PSPCA)

South Philly Man Facing Trial After Evidence Of Dog Fighting Found On Property

Philadelphia Police and the Pennsylvania SPCA have put a South Philadelphia man behind bars.

12/28/2014

(Photo by Kim Glovas)

Salvation Army Appeals For Help In Meeting Red Kettle Donations Goal

The Salvation Army is coming up short on holiday donations to it’s iconic red kettles.

12/23/2014

(A Delaware County resident gets a flu shot at a drive-thru clinic.  File photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Not Too Late To Get a Flu Shot, Area Doctors Advise

Doctors urge anyone experiencing flu-like symptoms to stay home from work, don’t shake hands, get lots of rest, and stay away from people who are very young, very old, or who have compromised immune systems.

12/22/2014

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Retailers Look To Cash In On “Super Saturday” Shopping

Today has been dubbed Super Saturday by retailers, and it is expected to be one of the biggest shopping days of the season.

12/20/2014

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

VA Hospital In Philadelphia To Be Renamed In Honor Of Vietnam War Veteran

Philadelphia’s Veterans Administration Hospital is getting a new name, after a bill was signed by President Obama earlier this week.

12/20/2014

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