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.

(Credit:  Matt Rivers)

SEPTA Names Some Train Stops To Be Open During Papal Visit

Whitemarsh Township Police expect 10,000 people to catch trains from the Fort Washington SEPTA train station on both days of the Pope’s visit.


Dr. Christopher Rapuano, Chief of the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.  (credit: Wills Eye Hospital)

Wearing Contacts While Swimming Poses Health Danger To Your Eyes, Local Doctor Warns

Swimming or even showering in your contacts is a bad idea, according to Dr. Christopher Rapuano, Chief of the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.


(credit: FRED DUFOUR/Getty Images)

Premature Babies And Babies With Low Birth Weight May Have To Pass Car Seat Test Before Leaving Hospital

The American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines are designed to make sure premature and low birth weight babies are safe on the trip home.


(credit: Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center)

South Jersey Cardiologist Says New Monitor Can Help Doctors Help Heart Patients

The number one cause of hospital admissions is congestive heart failure, according to Dr. Robert Mohapatra, the director of the Congestive Heart Failure Program at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center.


St. Catherine of Siena in Horsham. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Local Churches Planning Pope Parties For September Visit

Putting up with the hassles of getting to the Parkway for the Pope’s mass in September may be too much for many, so worshippers at St. Catherine of Siena in Horsham are planning a party to enjoy the spectacle with ease in the suburbs.


Dr. Feldstein, pres of PCOM, is on left.  Dr. Vinn, company founder, is on right.  (credit: Lynne Adkins)

Local Medical College Partners With California Company To Help Seniors Stay In Their Homes

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is working with The Residentialist Group to help older residents stay in their homes safely.


(Photo by Lynne Adkins)

500 More Camden Schoolkids Get Free Book-Shopping Sprees

The book giveaway is the brainchild of 14-year-old Alexa Grabelle of Voorhees, NJ, who for four years has collected more than 50,000 donated books and given them away to needy children.


Dr. Jack Kelly, emergency room physician at Albert Einstein Medical Center. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Doctor Warns Papal Visit In September May Be Grueling For Visitors With Medical Concerns

City officials are warning people they’ll have to walk long distances and stand outside in the elements for hours.


(Credit: Thinkstock)

Overuse Injuries Take Heavy Toll On Young Athletes

Playing the same sport all year, puts a lot of stress on growing bodies according to Dr. Shannon Safier, an orthopedic surgeon at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.


(photo provided by Kathryn Conda)

Insurance Expert Suggests Getting Annual Review Of Life Insurance Policy

If you’ve had your life insurance policy for awhile, you need to give it the once over.


(credit: DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)

A New Procedure May Help You Say Goodbye To Reading Glasses

The FDA has approved the KAMRA inlay procedure to treat presbyopia. Dr. Mark Blecher, a surgeon at Wills Eye Hospital, says a tiny black plastic disc with a pinpoint hole is placed in a pocket in the cornea in only one eye and the brain helps do the work.


(credit:  Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

Local Hospital To Receive Support In Its Effort To Make Facility More Baby-Friendly

A local hospital is getting assistance in its effort to spread the word on the benefits of breastfeeding.


(credit: Steve Lindsay)

Summer Storms Can Be Cool To Watch, But Experts Warn They Can Also Be Dangerous  

There are more than 25 million strikes a year according to Rachel Bryson, spokeswoman for the American Trauma Society’s Pennsylvania division.


(The "Go Ground" web site.)

Mandatory Registration Opens For Drivers Bringing Vehicles To Pope Francis’ Visit

If your church is planning a trip to Philadelphia for the pope’s visit this fall, you’ll need register if you want a parking place.


(Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Most Women Routinely Visit A Doctor For Annual Checkups, But What About Men?

Men over 50 should see a physician to get recommended screenings, according to Dr. Bernard King.




Taz Goes Big!
Download Now!

Listen Live