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KYW Specials Place

KYW Specials Place

KYW Specials Place

Special reports, interviews and programs from KYW Newsradio and the CBS Network.

  • Historic Delco Theater Close to Restoration

    September 19, 2014

    The historic Landsdowne theater in Delaware County is inching closer to restoration. KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg spoke with Matt Schultz, exec. dir. of the Historic Landsdowne Theater Corp. about the history of the theater and upcoming fundraisers.
  • Local Jazz Singer Wins Worldwide Sining Competition

    September 19, 2014

    KYW's Lauren Lipton talks with Jazz singer Alita Moses, a senior at the University of the Arts, who recently won a major worldwide singing competition the Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition in Switzerland.
  • All Female Workspace Opens In Old City

    September 18, 2014

    A new all-female coworking space is being opened by a young entrepreneur who also runs an online magazine. KYW's Hadas Kuznits chats with Melissa Alam about her start ups, her Old City space that will also include workshops, and the difference between a co-ed versus an all-female work space.
  • Congressman Fattah On Federal Investigation

    September 5, 2014

    Congressman Chaka Fattah talks to KYW's Pat Loeb about the current federal case apparently targeting him and his future in Congress.
  • Monarch Monitoring

    September 3, 2014

    KYW'S Molly Daly talks to Mark Garland, Communications Director of the Monarch Monitoring Project in Cape May, which gathers data on and tags Monarch butterflies on their migration to Mexico.
  • Local Reporter Wins Pulitzer Prize

    August 23, 2014

    KYW's Pat Loeb talks to Daily News reporter Barbara Laker about questions surrounding her Pullitzer Prize-winning series, "Tainted Justice."
  • KYW's Harry Donahue Says Farewell

    August 22, 2014

    A retiring Harry Donahue says goodbye to his KYW Newsradio listeners.
  • AccuWeather Says Farewell To A Retiring Harry Donahue

    August 22, 2014

    AccuWeather meteorologist Eliott Abrams gives KYW's Harry Donahue a special weather related tribute.
  • Harry Donahue Montage

    August 22, 2014

    KYW's harry Donahue retires from KYW Newsradio after 30+ years on the job. KYW's Ed Abrams reflects on Harry's career and presents a montage of harry's work.
  • Local Bakers Do Well In Baking Reality Show

    August 21, 2014

    Bakers from a shop in Collingswood NJ won 2nd place in the cable reality show "Next Great Baker." KYW's Hadas Kuznits chats with Al DiBartolo of Dibartolo Bakery about life after his TV experience.
  • Local Native In TV Gospel Competition

    August 17, 2014

    Pottstown native Candace Benson made it to the top five on Sunday's Best, a gospel singing competition featured on BET. Benson and her mother Sharon, sat down with KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg to talk about the journey.
  • New Guidelines for "Gluten-Free" Labels

    August 12, 2014

    KYW's Michelle Durham reports the Food and Drug Administration has issued new guidelines for food manufacturers regarding Gluten-free labels. These guidelines however, are voluntary.
  • Local Author Releases 2nd Environmental Thriller

    July 30, 2014

    Philadelphia author Jon McGoran is out with his second thriller, Deadout, which like the first book takes an environmental issue in some nasty directions. KYW's John Ostapkovich spoke with him
  • Local Prof. Edits Book About Early 20th Century Journalist

    July 17, 2014

    KYW's Kim Glovas spoke to Jean Marie Lutes, Assoc. English professor at Villanova Univ. Lutes edited a new compilation of the works of early 20th century journalist, Nellie Bly. It's titled "Nellie Bly: Around the World in 72 Days and Other Writings."
  • Divine Lorraine Hotel Restoration

    July 12, 2014

    Philadelphia's famous Divine Lorraine hotel is on it's way to being restored to its former glory. KYW's Hadas Kuznits takes a tour of the 11-story building with developer Eric Blumenfeld who is the man that promises take on this enormous task and have it done within about a year.
  • Shadow Merchant Releases CD

    July 11, 2014

    The local progressive rock band Shadow Merchant has just released its debut CD, "The Tunnel." KYW's Mike DeNardo spoke with the band about balancing a love of music with their demanding day jobs.
  • Poetry Fest To Kick Off In Philly

    July 5, 2014

    The 17th Brave New Voices Internation Youth Poetry Festival kicks off in Philly July 16th. KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg got a preview from two members of Team Black, Philadelphia's team of young poets.
  • Artifacts Found Near I-95 Construction Site

    June 26, 2014

    KYW's Pat Loeb talks to archaeologist Doug Mooney about the historic artifacts that have been uncovered during PennDOT's I-95 improvement project.
  • Phils Begin Road Trip In Atlanta

    June 16, 2014

    The Phillies open a seven-game road trip tonight with the first of three in Atlanta. Cole Hamels gets the start. KYW's Matt Leon got a scout of the Braves by talking to Kevin McAlpin of the Braves Radio Network.
  • Choosing The Right Hospital

    June 8, 2014

    Local radio broadcaster E. Steven Collins died last year while being treated at a community hospital. Lawyers for the family claim Collins' case should serve as a lesson to physicians and the public. KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg talked to patient advocate Betty Long about how patients can choose the best hospitals for treatment.
  • Renovations for PMOA

    May 30, 2014

    KYW's Pat Loeb spoke with Timothy Rub, director at the Philadelphia Museum of Art about a massive renovation planned for the venerated landmark
  • Local HS Takes Project To NASA

    May 28, 2014

    A team of students from Council Rock H.S. South recently took their own project, testing capilarry action in environemnts of varying gravity, to NASA's Zero Gravity facility. KYW's Kim Glovas talked to the team and their teacher about the accomplishment.
  • Archdiocesan Rep On A Possible Papal Visit

    May 23, 2014

    KYW's Mark Abrams speaks with Father Bill Donovan, the Philadelphia Archdiocesan representative to the Vatican's Pontifical Council for the Family, about the World Meeting of Families conference and a likely papal visit in September 2015.
  • Local Group Performs At Concentration Camp

    April 27, 2014

    KYW'S Molly Daly talks with Wolf Performing Arts Center Founding Executive Director Bobbi Wolf. 32 young actors from the Lower Merion non-profit performed the play "I Never Saw Another Butterfly" earlier this month at the Terezin Concentration Camp.
  • Wawa Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    April 10, 2014

    This week marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the very first Wawa store. Five decades later, the company has hundreds of stores in six states, including Florida. KYW's Tim Jimenez spoke with Wawa President and CEO Chris Gheysens about the milestone, the company's past, present, and future.
Gabrielle Marlowe (left) and Ilse Lindemayer (right) pose with the book they wrote together, "I'm A Survivor." (Credit: Karin Phillips)

Teenage Girl Helps Holocaust Survivor Tell Her Story In A Book

The story of a local holocaust survivor has been put in a book, thanks to a teenage girl who decided to help her tell her incredible story.


The 2007 winners pose with a monster truck tire. (Photo provided by Lift for Life)

Penn State Football Players ‘Lift’ To Help Fight Kidney Cancer

It has become the event of the summer up in State College. Penn State football players tomorrow hold their annual “Lift for Life” event, which raises money for a rare disease.



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