KYW Specials Place

KYW Specials Place

KYW Specials Place

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

  • Wal-Mart Protests

    November 26, 2014

    KYW's Kim Glovas interviewed Andrew Slack, co-founder of the Harry Potter Alliance, and Odds In Our Favor-dot-org. about protests being held across the country at Walmart stores. The protests are designed to force the corporation to raise wages for it's workers.
  • Turkey Cooking Tips

    November 21, 2014

    Thanksgiving is almost here and now is the time to start thinking about how to cook that bird. KYW's Hadas Kuznits chats with Thomas Harkins, executive chef of Bank and Burboun about how to cook your Thanksgiving turkey.
  • Local Cycle Laundry Goes National

    November 21, 2014

    KYW's Lauren Lipton talks with Gabriel Mandujano, the founder and owner of Wash Cycle Laundry, a local company that is going nationwide and helps people get back to work including Terrence Williford, unemployed for two years.
  • Area Resident Debuts One Woman Show at Curtis Inst.

    November 14, 2014

    KYW's Lauren Lipton talks with 76 year old Tonia Tecce of Gladwyne who is making her Philadelphia debut of her one-woman singing show, "The Cockeyed Optimist," at the Curtis Institute of Music after performing it in New York.
  • CCP Offers Food Truck Course

    October 16, 2014

    Community College of Philadelphia is now offering a new course for aspiring food truck owners. KYW's Hadas Kuznits chats with Andres Marin, cirruculuum coordinator for the culinary arts and hospitality management program at Community College of Philadelphia.
  • CW Philly To Air Documentary On Dr. Edward Robinson

    October 11, 2014

    A documentary on the life of Dr. Edward Robinson, the father of African and African American history will air tomorrow. KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg sat down with the film's producer to discuss the production, which will air October 12th at 11am on CW Philly.
  • Breakfast With The Candidates

    October 1, 2014

    KYW special contributor Larry Kane moderates a debate between Pensylvania gubernatorial candidates Governor Tom Corbett (R) and challenger Tom Wolf (D). KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg and CBS3 anchor Chris May ask the questions.
  • Fall Hummingbirds

    September 28, 2014

    Despite what you may have heard, leaving hummingbird feeders up into the fall will NOT keep the birds from migrating. KYW's Molly Daly talks with bird researcher Scott Weidensaul, who says you'll be giving the tiny travelers a welcome boost, and may even attract some Western visitors.
  • Temple U. Honors John Oates

    September 26, 2014

    Music legend John Oates speaks with reporters after being inducted into Temple University's School of Media and Communications Hall of Fame.
  • March Against Rape Culture

    September 25, 2014

    The fourth annual March Against Rape Culture, formerly known as the "SlutWalk" is set to take place on 9/27 in Center City. KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg talked to organizer Christie Eastburn about the effort to raise awareness about America's "rape culture."
  • 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.
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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