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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Police: Tires Slashed On 9 Vehicles In South Philadelphia

At least nine vehicles had their tires slashed in South Philadelphia overnight, and now one man has been arrested in connection with the vandalism.


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Villanova University, Philadelphia Water Team Up To Address Stormwater Runoff Problem

The Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership is working to address excessive rain water and the flooding it can cause, especially in the city.


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Cops: 5-Year-Old Was Led Outside And Beaten In North Philly

Police are asking for the public to be on alert in North Philadelphia after an intruder allegedly beat a little girl until she was unconscious. She is hospitalized in stable condition at this time.


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Delaware Hospitals Will No Longer Give New Moms Formula As Parting Gift

A practice of giving new moms infant formula when they leave the hospital is no longer in effect in Delaware.


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Philadelphia Furniture Store Target Of Lawsuit From PA Attorney General Office

The lawsuit was filed against Furniture Sir-Plus and its owners Charles Lederman, Mark Finkelstein and Daniel Roberts.


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New App Guides Employers Through Implementing Plan To Prevent Heat Related Illness

OSHA, the Occupational and Safety Administration, says dozens of outdoor workers die each year because of heat related illnesses, and thousands more become sick.


PHILADELPHIA - AUGUST 1:  A woman is thrown into a pool during a heat wave that is gripping the northeast August 1, 2006 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Record breaking temperatures of 100 plus degrees are expecting in the Philadelphia region over the next few days.  (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Local Residents Cope With Philly Heat Wave

Another thing to consider is your vehicle. Jim Lardear of Triple-A Mid-Atlantic says you should prepare your vehicle for the summer just like you do in the winter.


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Wage Theft The Focus Of Roundtable Discussion In Philadelphia

A report by the Sheller Center for Social Justice at Temple University shows the practice is widespread.


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Local Park Focus Of Campaign That Discourages Selling Plastic Water Bottles

The campaign’s Rebecca Laden says our national parks should be protecting our natural resource, water, by discouraging plastic bottles.


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Bernie Sanders’ Campaign For President Picking Up Steam Nationwide

A Temple University professor says the challenger to Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination is touching on several issues that are meaningful to young voters.


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Phila. Fire Dept. and Red Cross Supplying Free Smoke Alarms To Needy Homes

The American Red Cross and the Philadelphia Fire Department are partnering in an effort to eliminate fire deaths in the city.


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‘Green’ Summer Camp Blooms in Bucks County, Pa.

A unique summer camp is being conducted in Bristol, Pa. And it’s all about sustainability.


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New Machines Create Custom 3D Designs In Coffee Foam

The latest craze in coffee is designs in the frothy foam on top. It’s usually done by humans, but some specially designed machines are now created to make custom 3D designs.


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Phila. State Senator To Reintroduce Bill On LGBT Discrimination

Senator Larry Farnese of Philadelphia’s First District, has introduced bills in the last three legislative sessions to make discrimination illegal in Pennsylvania.


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Study: Denying Licenses To Immigrant Drivers Bad For Pa.

A new report from Temple University Law School suggests that denying licenses to undocumented immigrants is bad for the state.