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

Cape Island Named ‘Certified Community Wildlife Habitat’

A popular South Jersey vacation destination has just been designated as one of the most important spots for migratory birds

05/19/2017

Teen Driver Safety Ratings Up In Pennsylvania

A new survey shows Pennsylvania is one of the safest states for teen drivers.

05/13/2017

Congressman Brady Concerned Over Comey Firing

One of Philadelphia’s senior Congress members is concerned about the firing of FBI director James Comey.

05/12/2017

Pa. Senate To Consider Bill That Would Prevent Cities From Banning Plastic Bags

The Pennsylvania Senate could consider a bill as early as Monday which would ban local governments from addressing problems caused by disposable plastic bags.

05/06/2017

Evesham Mayor Plans To Save Signs From Iconic South Jersey Diner

An iconic diner in Marlton, New Jersey has been closed for almost nine years.

04/30/2017

Travelers Who Target National Parks Generate Big Bucks In PA, Per Report

National Parks are good for the economy! That’s according to a new report which shows millions of people visited the parks last year and spent lots of money while doing it.

04/30/2017

Earth Day (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

How To Find Earth Day Events Near You

If you want to take part in Earth Day events but aren’t sure where to turn, there is a statewide website that can help you out.

04/21/2017

Entrepreneurs Compete To Be Their Own Boss At Temple University

Temple’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute is holding its 19th competition for those affiliated with the university who have a dream for their future.

04/19/2017

PNC Starts New Chapter For Area Preschoolers With $25K Grant, Donations

PNC Bank is throwing its support and its money behind the Children’s Village School on North 8th Street.

04/17/2017

Runners Represent Temple, And A Good Cause

The Broad Street Run is a few weeks away, and one team of about 250 runners from Temple University is gearing up with a t-shirt sale to benefit a local non-profit.

04/14/2017

Syphilis Cases In Philly On The Rise, Statistics Show

The rate of syphilis infection in Philadelphia in 2015 was highest in the 20-to-34 year age range.

04/13/2017

AC Moore Opens New Store In Heart Of Center City

AC Moore opens at Broad and Chestnut Streets at 7 a.m. Tuesday.

04/10/2017

Habitat For Humanity To Honor Villanova University As ‘Partner Of The Year’

Habitat’s Marianne Lynch says Villanova University students, faculty and staff have been helping Habitat for Humanity make a difference during its entire run.

04/05/2017

Man Sentenced To 2 Years Behind Bars In Young Son’s Accidental Shooting Death

A 27-year-old Quakertown man entered a plea agreement today in Bucks County court in connection with the accidental shooting death of his son.

04/03/2017

Flexitarian: A New Way To Eat

You’ve heard of vegetarian and pescatarian, but have you heard of flexitarian?

04/01/2017

Area Artists Transform Chairs To Raise Money For People In Need Of Housing

Old chairs are being upcycled to benefit a Philadelphia non-profit. It’s all designed to raise money for Philadelphians in need of housing.

03/31/2017

E-Z Pass Express Lanes Closed At Mid-County Interchange To Reopen Ahead Of Schedule

The work was expected to run through April 10th.

03/30/2017

Pa. State House Considers Bill To Restore Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele and other top law enforcement officials are urging a restoration of mandatory minimums sentences.

03/24/2017

Authorities Search For Killer After Man Shot To Death In Clayton Home

Officials responded to the scene on Downs Street early Friday morning.

03/24/2017

Upper Moreland Baseball Coach Charged With Strangling 12-Year-Old Boy

Police charged 52-year-old Kenneth Irwin with strangling a 12-year-old boy.

03/23/2017

Police: Girl’s Hair Set On Fire In Group Fight In West Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police say the attack happened Wednesday night around 7:30.

03/23/2017

New Roller Coaster Set To Rumble Through Seaside Heights

Casino Pier is set to bring its new coaster, the Hydrus, to life, nearly five years after Superstorm Sandy destroyed the iconic Jetstar.

03/20/2017

Burlington County Prosecutor Offers Reward For Unsolved Murders

The Burlington County Prosecutor’s office is offering $45,000 in reward money to solve nine unsolved murder cases.

03/09/2017

Contest Aims To Stimulate Interest In What’s Built In Philadelphia Region

Voting is underway in the first annual “What’s so cool about manufacturing?” contest.

03/08/2017

Construction For 2017 Flower Show Underway

Construction of the 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show is underway at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

03/06/2017

Black History Event Honors Late Fire Commissioner Harold Hairston

he Philadelphia Fire Department marked Black History Month on Monday by honoring the late Harold Hairston at an event at the Fireman’s Hall Museum in Old City.

02/27/2017

New Poll Shows Voter Doubt In President Trump

A new Quinnipiac University Poll shows a majority of voters have doubts about the president’s honesty, among other things.

02/23/2017

New Research Estimates 50-Thousand Unauthorized Immigrants In Philadelphia

The Pew Research Center used data from 2014 and found that the number of unauthorized immigrants accounted for 25-percent of foreign born Philadelphians.

02/19/2017

What’s With The Weird Weather? Environmental Expert Offers Explanation

In the last couple weeks, we’ve experienced temperatures in the 60’s, that dropped through the night into the 30’s, followed by a snow storm. Now it feels like spring…in February. Is this the new normal?

02/19/2017

Dozens Of Tombstones Vandalized In Bridesburg

A Bridesburg cemetery was vandalized over the weekend, and now efforts are underway to repair the damage.

02/13/2017

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