Cherri Gregg

Molly and Zada look at Mi Casita preschool during construction.(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia’s First Spanish Immersion Preschool Set To Open

Located at the corner of 15th Street and Ridge avenue in Fairmount, Mi Casita, which means “my little house,” is still under construction, but boasts colorful and spacious rooms that’ll eventually house up to 70 children from ages 18 months to 5 years old.

01/12/2015

A sign on the door of Wyndmoor Montessori School alerts parents about the closure. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Montgomery County Daycare Shut Down After Death Of Baby Girl

State officials have shut down a Montgomery County daycare following the death of a five-month-old girl who was in the care of school staff.

01/09/2015

A flier for Saturday's Another Chance Conference. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Mt. Airy Church Hosting Event To Help Ex-Offenders Get Back On Feet

A Mount Airy Church is stepping up Saturday to help ex-offenders get their life back together.

01/09/2015

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Second Lawsuit Filed Challenging Pa. Law Restricting Speech

The ACLU has filed a first amendment lawsuit challenging the so-called “Silencing Act,” as did convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal in November.

01/09/2015

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is opening an exhibition that showcases the museum's extensive collection of African American art. (Credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

200 Years Of African American Art On Display At The Philadelphia Art Museum

Titled “Represent: 200 years of African American Art,” the exhibit is comprised of 75 objects from 50 African American artists, including more than a dozen from Philadelphia.

01/08/2015

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Changing How PA Department Of Corrections Deals With Mentally Ill Inmates

According to the federal lawsuit filed in 2013, many seriously mentally ill inmates in Pennsylvania’s state prisons were kept in solitary confinement for 23 hours a day, sometimes for months or even years with little access to the medical help necessary to stabilize their mental condition.

01/07/2015

Karen Orrick and Carol Thomas of Project Home. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Center City’s Homeless Have One Less Place To Go For Help

Project Home is working to re-open the hub this season. She says they’re looking for a new space on the concourse — but they’ll open a mobile unit even if they are unable to create another storefront.

01/06/2015

(Al Dandridge, visiting the KYW Newsradio studios for an interview.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

New Head of Phila. Bar Association Stresses Importance of Public Service

“We’re good at serving on boards and at doing pro bono work,” says Al Dandridge, “but maybe not so much at rolling up our sleeves and actually getting down and helping people in our community.”

01/02/2015

(The South Philly Vikings Fancy Brigade performs at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

With Newest New Year’s Extravaganzas, Mummers’ Fancy Brigades Don’t Disappoint

Eleven groups took the stage for 4½ minutes each, generating lots of excitement.

01/01/2015

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Year In Review: Marriage Equality In Pennsylvania

This year, marriage equality became the law of the land in Pennsylvania.

12/28/2014

Kernie Anderson, in file photo. (Photo provided by Tigre Hill. Photo credit: Tina Thompson)

Remembering Kernie Anderson, Philadelphia Radio Legend

He was once general manager of WDAS — and then WURD, and he did stints at WHAT and at stations in Chicago and Cincinnati.

12/27/2014

(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Year In Review: 4 Children Killed In Southwest Philly Fire

Gesner Street in Southwest Philadelphia became a household name this summer when a fast-moving fire claimed the lives of four children.

12/27/2014

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Montco Hair Salon Gives Free Makeovers To Homeless Women

A Montgomery County hair salon gave free hair makeovers to dozens of homeless women as part of its’ fourth annual Christmas Eve charity event.

12/24/2014

(credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio)

Local Community Group Brings Christmas Cheer To Families In Need

A Southwest Philadelphia non-profit surprised several needy families with a little Christmas cheer a day early through a program called Operation Holiday Help.

12/24/2014

(Last year's KYW Newsradio "Gamechangers."  Photos by Cherri Gregg)

KYW Newsradio Opens Nominations For 2015 Black History Month ‘Gamechangers’

Who do you know who has changed the Black community for the better this past year?

12/23/2014

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