Lynne Adkins

If you’ve listened to radio in the Delaware Valley, the odds are pretty good that you’ve heard Lynne Adkins. Lynne is a reporter and anchor for KYW Newsradio.

Although she’s been a member of the KYW Newsradio family for more than two decades, her voice has also been heard on radio stations WMGK, WPEN, WFIL, WIP (where she was both assistant news director and a talk show host), WHYY-FM, WCOJ in Coatesville, WBUX in Levittown, Pa., and on country station WXTU, where she was news director.

Lynne Adkins grew up in the Delaware Valley and graduated from Temple University with a degree in radio, television, and film.

Ride-Sharing Service Offers Affordable Transportation For Older Adults

GoGo Grandparent arranges everything with Uber or Lyft to help families take better care of older adults.


Longwood Gardens, Delaware Valley University Form Pathway To Horticulture Degree

A partnership is giving those who love gardens the chance to earn a degree.


Ride-Sharing Company Lyft Announces Special Deal To Watch Super Bowl LII

If you’re meeting friends at one of 10-hot spots, you can take advantage of the special price according to Andrew Woolf, General Manager of Lyft Pennsylvania and Delaware.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/30/2018

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‘We’re All In This Together’: Expert Explains Fans’ Love For Philly Sports Teams

The Super Bowl is almost here — and for some Eagles fans, the big day can’t arrive soon enough.


Wistar Institute Receives $1.4M Grant To Develop Vaccine For Malaria

Malaria is a challenge, and the $1.4 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will let the Wistar Institute work on a DNA-based vaccine.


Bad Flu Season Leaves Emergency Rooms Packed

Emergency room workers are swamped according to Dr. Jerahme Posner, an emergency medicine physician at Lankenau Medical Center.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/16/2018

South Jersey Warehouse Sale Offers Discounted Medical Equipment, More

Medical insurance won’t pay for all your health care needs, but a warehouse in South Jersey may have what you need at 50-75% below retail.


MossRehab Becomes First In US To Use New Robotic Technology For Rehab

MosRehab hospital is testing equipment that is helping patients improve physical and cognitive ability.


Good Eating Habits Can Help Fight Off Flu Season, Expert Says

If it seems that everyone around you is sick, you might want to change your eating habits to keep yourself healthy.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/09/2018

Doctors Warn Even Healthy People Can Get Seriously Ill, Die From Flu

Flu season returns every year, so we might take it as seriously as we should.


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Local Expert’s New Tool Is Helping Educators With Students At Risk

She admits it’s extra work for school workers, but it can keep kids safe.  

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/02/2018

Food Isn’t Only Concern For People With Gluten Intolerance

There may be gluten in your medications, and now the FDA is suggesting drug makers voluntarily identify the problematic ingredient.


Doylestown Hospital Helps Parents Keep Virtual Eye On Sick Babies

Doylestown Hospital will soon install five cameras in the Intensive Care Nursery so parents who can’t travel to the hospital can check on their sick babies anytime they want.

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/05/2017

What You Should Do If Natural Disaster Hits During Your Vacation

A local travel agent discusses what you should do if Mother Nature ruins your vacation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/28/2017

Ski Season Has Started Early In The Poconos

The slopes opened on Black Friday at Blue Mountain.



Local Hospital Improves Heath Care With ‘High Fidelity Mannequins’

A local hospital is getting some high-tech help to keep workers on their toes.


Abington-Jefferson Health Makes It Easier, Safer To Register For Outpatient Tests

Hospital registration workers ask you for photo identification before providing any services. Employees at Abington-Jefferson Health now just ask for your hand.


New CDC Figures Show High Vaccination Rate For Philadelphia Children

Philadelphia is racking up high numbers when it comes to the number of children being immunized.


Philadelphia Doctors See Noticeable Rise In Ladder Injuries This Fall

The Emergency department has become quite the busy place at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/13/2017


New Book Aims To Help Teachers Handle Hot-Button Topics

Talking about politics or gun control can split a family apart. It can do the same to students in the classroom.


You Can Now Shop Reading Terminal Online

Just in time for Thanksgiving, you can click and choose items from 19 Reading Terminal vendors online without having to park and wander inside the market.


Philadelphia Students Hold Dance Marathon To Support Sick Children At CHOP

Students at Nazareth Academy High School will be dancing from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. Friday at “Naz-A-Thon.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/04/2017

Color The World Orange: Raising Awareness For Chronic Pain Condition That Can Last A Lifetime

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, or CRPS, affects four times as many women as men.



Rehab Center To Give Some Patients Follow-Ups For Life

A local rehab center is now planning to follow certain patients for a lifetime.


Local Hospital Giving Away Hand-Knitted Breast Prostheses To Cancer Survivors

A local hospital is giving away hand knitted items to help cancer survivors feel better about themselves.


University Finds Unique Way To Help Puerto Rico Recover After Hurricane Maria

More than 8,000 acres of crops were destroyed in Puerto Rico when Hurricane Maria devastated the island.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/16/2017

Diabetics May Be Scrambling After Insulin Pump Maker Calls It Quits

A local company that makes and sells insulin pumps has decided to discontinue the product.


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Philly Hospital, Airline Team Up Aims To Make Travelling With Disabilities Easier

Pack your patience says Mark Chilutti, Assistant Vice President of Development at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/10/2017

Baby Boomers Are Drowning In Student Loan Debt

People 60 years and older are the fastest growing age group for student loans.


Expert Discusses Difficulties Of Navigating Health System, How To Get Help

When you’re sick and tired, trying to make appointments or figure out medical bills can be overwhelming.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/03/2017


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