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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
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

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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

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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

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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

(credit: Kim Glovas)

Mothers In Charge Exhibit Uses Portraits To Demonstrate Toll Violence Takes On Children

Mothers in Charge held its annual conference earlier this week. One of the exhibits included portraits of innocent children killed by violence.

05/17/2014

(The  "Law and Order or Vigilante Justice" conference, sponsored by Mothers In Charge, at the Sheraton Hotel in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Second Annual Antiviolence Conference in Philadelphia Draws Hundreds

The conference, with nearly 200 attendees and sponsored by the Philadelphia group “Mothers In Charge,” is titled “Law and Order or Vigilante Justice.”

05/12/2014

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Diverse Group Set To Speak At College Graduation Ceremonies Across Philadelphia

Graduation ceremonies are on tap this week at universities across the city — and the list of commencement speakers covers the gamut from well-known performers to a recent grad.

05/12/2014

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2 More Arrests Made In Connection With 2009 Murder Case

Philadelphia Homicide detectives have arrested two men in connection with the murder of a West Philadelphia man five years ago.

05/10/2014

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UPDATE: Missing Philadelphia Toddler Found Safe

Philadelphia Police say a missing two-year-old girl from the Southwest part of the city has been found safe.

05/09/2014

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University Of The Sciences Goes Smoke And Tobacco Free On Campus

The University of the Sciences joins more than 1,300 other colleges and universities in going smoke and tobacco free.

05/02/2014

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