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.

Is Rain Keeping You Down? Experts Discuss Ways You Can Cope

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Recent Terror Attacks May Have Some Rethinking Travel Insurance

Travel insurance may be more of necessity than ever in light of recent global terrorist activity.


Be Careful What You Flush

It’s so easy to dump stuff in the sink and flush it down the garbage disposal, but should you?


Montco Man Is First In Pa. To Have Non-Invasive Brain Procedure To Treat Essential Tremor

A Plymouth Meeting man has complete use of his hand for the first time in a decade because of a new, non-invasive brain procedure.


Expert Explains How Palliative Care Could Be An Option Over Hospice

You may have heard the term Palliative Care, but do you understand it?

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/20/2017

Despite What Scams May Say You Can Get Your Unclaimed Property Back Free

One in ten Pennsylvania residents has unclaimed property according to Jack Stollsteimer, Deputy State Treasurer.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/15/2017

Women With Breast Dense Tissue Have New Tool In Arsenal To Detect Cancer

Finding cancer in women with dense breasts isnt easy, but now there’s a new way to spot a tumor.


Expert Says Despite Chilly Weather Planting On Mother’s Day Should Be Safe

Mother’s Day is Sunday, and that’s usually a safe day to plant those summer flowers and veggie in this part of the country.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/09/2017

Fidget Spinners Can Help Children With ADHD, Autism, Doctors Say

Fidget spinners are all the rage and there may be a good reason for you to buy one.


Elkins Park Rehab Participates In Nationwide Study Looking Into Brain Injuries

A local rehab facility is part of a $12 million nationwide study looking at care after discharge.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/06/2017

School Officials Notify Parents On Netflix Show Raising Questions Among Students

Local school counselors are getting a bit busier with students streaming a Netflix program on teen suicide.


Expert Says One In Eight Couples Have Trouble Starting Families Due To Infertility

Too many couples hoping to start a family find that it isn’t as easy as they hoped.


Free Rides For Seniors On SEPTA

The cost of a train ride is going down for SEPTA riders over a certain age.


New Survey Finds 65 Percent Of Us Are Losing Sleep For The Same Reason

Are you staring at the ceiling night after night worrying about money? A new survey says you have a lot of company these days.


Pennsylvania Amnesty Program Offers Relief From Delinquent State Taxes

If you owe back Pennsylvania state taxes, you’re in luck. There’s an amnesty program in place, but not for long.


With Allergy Season Here, Natural Remedies May Be What You Need

People all over the region are complaining about allergies, but is there a natural way to handle the sniffles?


Know Before You Go, Teaches High School Seniors College 101

It It was college 101 for high school seniors from five Philadelphia schools Tuesday, at Community College of Philadelphia.


Tax-Related Identity Theft: What To Do If You’ve Been Hacked

Tuesday is the deadline to file your taxes. Unfortunately, thousands will try to file only to find their identities have been hacked.


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Study: Some Teens With Form Of Autism Are Successfully Getting Behind The Wheel

A third of teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder are successfully getting behind the wheel according to a new local study.


Cycling Fundraiser Aims To Help People With Disabilities Get Back Into Sports

A local non-profit is hosting a bike ride next month in Chester County to benefit people with disabilities.


Montco Boy Heads To World Championships For Cup Stacking In Taiwan

He’s young, he’s fast and he’s going from Montgomery county to the 2017 World Sport Stacking Championship in Taiwan next week.


Baby Boomers At Higher Risk For Blood Born Virus

Baby boomers are being asked to roll up their sleeves to be tested for a virus they may have had for decades.


Weekend, DC Holiday Give You 3 Extra Days To File Your Taxes

There are just three weeks until your taxes are due — and this year you get additional time to prepare.


Doctor Says Your Cell Phone Could Be Causing You Neck Pain

Chances are someone in your house is complaining of neck pain or a headache that could be linked to a cell phone.


Jefferson Health Competition Aims To Find Next Great Product Or Service

If you have the next great innovation for health care, you could take home the prize next month.


A Good March For Skiing

Spring starts on Monday, but the slopes are still buzzing.


Local Teen Could Go The Distance In National Math, Science Competition

An 18-year-old from Collegeville is part of a select group competing in a national science, and math competition.


New College Program Benefits Students, Small Business Owners

Delaware Valley University is offering free assistance to small business owners through its Small Business and Entrepreneurship Center.


Warm Winter Has Cherry Trees Blooming Way Ahead Of Schedule

Philadelphia’s cherry trees are starting to bloom, one month before the city’s big Cherry Blossom Festival.


Want To Be A Father? A New Study Says You Should Stay Clean

Male offspring suffer when a dad does cocaine, that’s the finding of a new local study.




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