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Molly Daly

Molly DalyMolly attended Hallahan High School, LaSalle College, and Temple University, but left in her senior year.

A woman of exceptional vocal talents, Daly has worked delivering singing telegrams and performing in a rock band. She once worked as a backup singer for rock-and-roll legend Chuck Berry.

A lover of many kinds of music, she has also co-produced a video documentary on Sunset Park, a country music mecca in Southern Chester County. She interviewed bluegrass patriarch Bill Monroe, plus Kitty Wells and Johnny Wright, Marty Stuart, Riders in the Sky and others.

She first came to KYW to do “voiceover” announcements for the station, then moved into her anchor role two years later.

Television viewers have seen Daly on KYW-3′s “Ask the Experts” segments and on television commercials. She has also worked on the Philadelphia-based CBS Television series, “Hack,” and way back in 1981 she was an extra in the John Travolta movie “Blow Out.”

Daly is proud of her connection to one of Philadelphia’s most notable families: her mother and actress Grace Kelly (later the Princess of Monaco) were first cousins. Her paternal grandfather, T.A. Daly, was a columnist and poet whose “Rhymes and Ripples” column was a popular feature in the Evening Bulletin.

Molly is an avid birder, amateur naturalist, and fan of British folk-rock pioneers Fairport Convention, singer/songwriter/guitar god Richard Thompson, and English pop band XTC. A cat-lover,she also supports spay-neuter programs and the adoption of shelter animals.

Molly Daly has been a news anchor for KYW Newsradio since April, 1999. She honed her highly energetic style during a tenure of more than 7½ years at the television shopping channel “QVC.”

Connect with Molly Daly on Twitter: @ThisMollyDaly

This Eastern Box Turtle was helped across the road Thursday in New Castle County, Delaware. 
(Credit: Robin Culverwell)

How Does The Turtle Cross The Road? Local Expert Says With Your Help

Turtles have a strong home range fidelity — so across the road is as far as you should take it.

05/24/2014

(credit: The Kimmel Center)

The Kimmel Center Hosts “Organ Day” To Celebrate The Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ

On June 7th, The Kimmel Center hosts Organ Day, celebrating a unique and powerful instrument, the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ.

05/24/2014

(credit: Lauren Sullivan)

Wildwood Officials Hope Creating Dog-Friendly Beach Will Fetch Tourism Dollars

Commissioner Pete Byron says the city commission has voted to make part of the oceanfront pooch-friendly year round.

05/12/2014

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Gluten-Free Craze Causes Concern About Awareness Of Celiac Disease

A locally-based advocacy group says an important message is being drowned out amid the gluten-free craze — that people with Celiac disease must be properly diagnosed before they make changes to their diets.

05/11/2014

(Credit: Sarah Eremus/Pennsylvania SPCA)

Cat Videos Go Interactive With PSPCA’s New Online Tool

The Pennsylvania SPCA has unveiled a new interactive tool that allows feline fanciers to play with shelter cats from any computer.

04/29/2014

(Photos from Upper Darby PD)

Upper Darby K-9 Unit Scores Weed, Cash, and 2 Suspects

Upper Darby police superintendant Michael Chitwood says it happened just after 2pm Saturday afternoon, when a canine officer spotted a vehicle that looked a little fishy.

04/28/2014

Credit: Londa Salamon

Local Theater Group Returns From Czech Republic After Holocaust Performance

Thirty-two young actors from a Lower Merion theater group returned last week from the Czech Republic, where they performed a play inspired by a book collecting the art and poetry created by the children of the Terezin concentration camp.

04/28/2014

(credit: Diane Lepkowski/Cornell Lab)

Villanova U. Professor’s Research Into Familiar Songbirds Yields Surprising Results

According to a recently published study of two species of familiar backyard birds, the area where they overlap and interbreed is moving north, which researchers say demonstrates the effects of climate change.

04/26/2014

Blue-green algae and duckweed, shown here, impair pond health.(Credit: Dr. Winfield Fairchild)

Goose Droppings Fuel Fish-Choking Algae In Local Ponds

Upper Merion Township cancelled this year’s annual Trout Rodeo fishing event for kids because the pond at the township park was too polluted by goose droppings and algae.

04/18/2014

file photo (The Hooters Credit: Molly Daly)

Hooters Drummer Organizes Special Concert In Ardmore Friday

An all-star lineup of local musicians will perform a special concert at the Ardmore Music Hall Friday night to celebrate the release the debut “In the Pocket” CD.

04/16/2014

(credit: CBS 3)

Local Astronomer Explains The “Blood Moon”

Much is being made of what’s being called “the Blood Moon,” tonight’s total lunar eclipse. A local astronomer explains what the fuss is all about.

04/14/2014

Forest fire in Burlington County, New Jersey on April 7, 2014. (credit: Cleve Bryan)

Crews Battle Fire Inside Wharton State Forest

Crews have contained a large fire that’s burned about 1,600 acres in New Jersey’s Wharton State Forest.

04/07/2014

Spring Peeper calling in a Chester County vernal pool. Credit: Molly Daly

Tiny Frogs Sing Loud Love Song

If you’re in the Philly suburbs in the early spring, you may hear what sounds like a baby bird and duckling convention.

04/07/2014

(Credit: Comstock)

Vehicle Sought in I-95 Hit-Run That Left Driver Injured

Anyone with information is asked to call Pennsylvania State Police at 215-452-5216.

03/31/2014

(credit: Bensalem Police Department)

Bensalem Police Release ID of Sunday Morning Murder Victim

Nineteen-year-old Joseph Romano is charged with stabbing another 19-year-old, Jacob Simmers, to death.

03/31/2014

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