Since 1990, Al Novack has been KYW Newsradio 1060’s morning drive reporter.
In the mornings he is the first line of defense for breaking news in the Philadelphia region. Listeners count on Al to provide the up-to-the-minute details of news stories on the scene or from the newsroom.
Al is also first in command in the KYW Newsradio Storm Center on those hectic winter mornings with reports on road conditions and transit delays.
Prior to his tenure with KYW Newsradio, Al accumulated extensive experience in the radio business including 15 years with WCAU-AM where he served as the suburban bureau chief and the morning drive reporter. In 1975 Al was the weekend anchor and weekday afternoon reporter at WPEN.
Al also honed his radio skills at WFIL as the weekend news anchor and suburban bureau chief, and in 1972 he was the news director and morning drive anchor at WNAR in Norristown.
Al began his career at WKWF in Key West, Florida where he worked as a reporter and disc jockey while stationed at the Key West Naval Air Station.
Although he acquired numerous Associated Press Awards for outstanding coverage of newstories over the years, he is also very proud of being a full-time volunteer firefighter in Montgomery County.
He is a board member of the North Penn Volunteer Fire Company, Vice President of Montgomery County Fifth Fire District and Member and Delegate to the Montgomery Fireman’s Association and serves on the Montco 911 Advisory Board.
In 1986 Al won the Earl Mayers Award naming him Firefighter of the Year. By serving his country in the U.S. Naval Air Force he earned a Vietnam War Service Medal. He is also a member of the Jaycees and the Lower Gwynedd Township Country Fair Committee.
In 1972 Al Novack obtained his Bachelors Degree in Journalism, Communications and Management from Temple University.
He currently resides in North Wales, PA with his daughter and two sons.
It happened at about 10:15 Tuesday night in the 700 block of West Mount Airy Avenue.
So far, police have no suspects, but investigators are hoping neighborhood surveillance tapes may surface that will produce some leads.
Customers at the Upper Darby McDonald’s got upset last night when two women were allegedly found having sexual relations in a rest room. Things quickly got out of hand and police were called.
The Pennsylvania State Police is investigating a strange case of vandalism at a church in Montgomery County.
Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Carneys Point, Salem County following a police car stop involving a stolen car.
Flourtown Road remains closed at the accident site and local detours are in place.
The eyes of the nation are on Wildwood, New Jersey as the 90-year old National Marble tournament gets underway.
Several thousand people converged near the Philadelphia Art Museum on Sunday for the 11th annual Gary Papa Prostate Run.
The 2013 pro cycling race, with several new facets, got underway at 8:30 a.m. in Manayunk with the women’s pro race.
Authorities say two people suffered minor injuries when a small plane crashed into the living room of an apartment in Herndon.
There were four separate shootings within a two hour period.
Philadelphia Water Department repair crews quickly capped an eight-inch water main break in Fishtown early Sunday morning.
According to police, two men and a woman robbed a total of 11 people within a two-hour span on Thursday evening.
Police say a 40-year-old homeowner became the victim of a break-in and home invasion just after 3am Thursday.
Authorities say a 15 passenger van overturned on to its side near the intersection of Torresdale and Rhawn.