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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

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

Photo Credit: The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

Toad Road Detours On The Way To Upper Roxborough

But the reservoir’s across the road, and street smarts aren’t in the toads’ evolutionary skill set.

03/31/2014

(Christina Staley.  Photo from Upper Darby PD)

Upper Darby Police Say Woman Left Her Kids Alone Twice in One Week

An Upper Darby woman has been charged with child endangerment after police say she left her young children unattended for the second time in less than a week.

03/17/2014

(Left to Right) Frank Ragozzino, David Brenner, Albert Ragozzino, Jr. in Atlantic City in August 2013. (Photo provided by Frank Ragozzino)

On Top Of Serving Up Laughs, David Brenner Put Local Hoagie Shop On Map

On one of his many appearances on the Mike Douglas Show, David Brenner put a small local hoagie shop on the national map.

03/16/2014

(An artist's rendering of the entranceway to the 2014 Flower Show, titled "ARTiculture," is based on the work of mobilist Alexander Calder.  Image provided by GMR Designs)

Flower Show Preview: The ‘Wow’ Factor

The best way to start your visit to this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show is with the entrance garden, the first of countless “wows” the show delivers.

02/27/2014

(A tomato tart by the Fabulous Beekman Boys.  Photo provided by Organic Gardening magazine)

Flower Show Preview: The Garden to Table Studio

This year, the “Garden to Table Studio” moves to the main floor of the Philadelphia Flower Show.

02/26/2014

(Courtney Peterson in her Chester County studio.  Her jewelry portrays a wide variety of nature -- including insects.   Photo by Molly Daly)

Flower Show Preview: Courtney Peterson and Her Jewelry

Besides serving on the executive committee of the Flower Show, Courtney Peterson is a jewelry vendor in the show Marketplace.

02/26/2014

(Student art from the New Hope-Solebury School District will be incorprated into Delaware Valley College's flower show exhibit, "Breakout!"  Photo by Molly Daly)

Flower Show Preview: Delaware Valley College

This year, for its 65th-anniversary entry at the Flower Show, Del Val College is incorporating artwork from more than a thousand schoolchildren into its exhibit.

02/25/2014

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Police: Upper Darby Man Bludgeoned To Death Inside Home

Upper Darby police are investigating the beating death of a 59 year-old man whose body was found Monday morning in his home.

02/24/2014

(Christina Regusters is charged with kidnap and rape in the case.  Phila. PD photo)

Family Adding Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit in Abduction-Rape of Phila. Kindergartener

“There was a failure to train the substitute teacher who allowed this young, innocent child to be taken from the school,” the family’s attorney says.

02/24/2014

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Ogontz House That Collapsed Had L&I, Tax Problems, City Official Says

Public records show property taxes on the house haven’t been paid since 2008. The property had been cited six times since 2007 by the city Department of Licenses & Inspections.

02/24/2014

(Stoney Bank Nurseries' founder and president Jack Blandy is partnering with the  Brandywine River Museum to present his 35th Flower Show exhibit.   Photo by Molly Daly)

Flower Show Preview: Stoney Bank Nurseries

For this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show, titled “ARTiculture,” some major exhibitors are being paired with the country’s great art institutions.

02/24/2014

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