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
(A poster at the groundbreaking showed some of the remodeling plans for Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, in Plymouth Meeting, Pa.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

8-Phase Makeover of Plymouth Whitemarsh High School Begins

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held today for a $40-million makeover of Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, in Montgomery County.

06/22/2015

Pennsylvania Driver's License (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Movement Underway To Allow Undocumented Immigrants To Drive In Pa.

Immigrants, clergy and others want Republican State Representative John Taylor of Port Richmond to support the bill.

06/19/2015

Sanitary Door Opener hangs on restroom door at Ponzio's Diner in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.(credit: Kim Glovas)

Local Diner Offers Hands-Free, Germ-Free Way To Open Restroom Door

It’s called a “Sanitary Door Opener,” and it allows you to open the restroom door with your forearm.

06/16/2015

The portable Nursing suite at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. (Credit: Pennsylvania Convention Center)

PA Convention Center Provides Nursing Room For Moms

It’s called a portable Nursing suite and measures about 8-by-8 feet square, and is enough room to nurse a baby comfortable or use breast pumps discreetly.

06/14/2015

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Philadelphia Officials Warn of Heat Wave’s Dangers, Especially to the Elderly

The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging is urging everyone to check in on older neighbors, friends, and family members.

06/12/2015

(Philadelphia attorney  Aaron Freiwald describes some of the tweeting evidence he is using in the case he has filed on behalf of James Vivenzio, seated, against Penn State University and the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Whistleblower: Penn State Ignored Frat Abuse Complaints

The university says James Vivenzio, who has filed a lawsuit against Penn State, refused to cooperate with the university’s investigation of the fraternity hazing.

06/08/2015

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Pa. Lawmaker Introduces Bill Offering Pregnant Women More Job Protection

Senator Casey had introduced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act originally in 2012 and 2013. But now, Republican senators have co-signed the measure.

06/07/2015

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Ex-Boyfriend Still Being Sought in Stabbing Death of Berlin, NJ Woman

The Camden County prosecutor’s office and Berlin Township police are looking for 45-year-old Michael Eitel.

06/05/2015

(The Philadelphia Orchestra performing in Vienna's Musikverein earlier this week.  Photo by Jan Regan, provided by Phila. Orchestra)

Philadelphia Orchestra Nearing End of Its Groundbreaking European Tour

Besides bringing the world-famous orchestra to new audiences, the tour has served to generate interest in Philadelphia as a destination for both tourists and global businesses.

06/05/2015

Jim Kenney, Philadelphia's Democratic mayoral nominee, joins clean water advocates at a press event at the Water Works.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Local Environmental Groups Praise New Clean Water Rules

The new rules, announced last week by the federal Environmental Protection Agency, call for more protections of the nation’s waterways, including headwaters that feed into larger rivers such as the Schuykill and Delaware.

06/01/2015

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West Chester School District Superintendent Pressures State To Re-Evaluate Keystone Exams

The Keystone exams were created in response to ‘No Child Left Behind.’ Jim Scanlon, Superintendent of the West Chester School District, sent a letter to parents recently, criticizing the Keystone Exams.

06/01/2015

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Police Investigate Possible Connection Between 2 North Philadelphia Shootings

On arrival, officers found a 36-year-old man in the street a few blocks away, who had been shot multiple times in the chest and back.

05/31/2015

Students marched from the Art Museum to City Hall. (Credit: Kim Glovas)

Students March To City Hall In Support Of The Black Lives Matter Movement

The idea for the rally and march came from 5th grader, Samara Tahir, after the Baltimore riots and the death of Freddie Gray.

05/29/2015

GIs holding tickets received from the GI Tickets Foundation. (Credit:  GI Tickets Foundation)

Villanova Student Honors Returning Veterans By Sending Them To Sports Events

Jack MacDonald has been working to get sports tickets into the hands of returning veterans since he was in high school.

05/24/2015

(An Atlantic City jitney.  Photo provided)

Atlantic City’s Jitneys Celebrate 100th Anniversary With Throwback Fares

This afternoon between 1pm and 6pm, fares will be the same as they were when the jitneys first hit the streets of Atlantic City: five cents.

05/22/2015

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