John McDevitt

(A dead raccoon, ensnared in power lines, hangs over a street corner in Juniata.  Photo provided by Cynthia Harris)

Eww! Juniata Deals With Dead Raccoon, Rotting In Overhead Wires For Two Weeks

“You have flies flying all around it, it’s decaying, it’s disgusting, it smells horrible,” said Cynthia Harris, who contacted KYW Newsradio about the problem.

09/30/2014

(credit: David Giambri)

South Jersey Candy Company Holds Annual Candy Cane Flavor Of The Year Contest

This is the fourth year Giambri’s will let the public decide what new flavor of candy canes will be sold through an online contest.

09/30/2014

File Photo of items donated by Cradles to Crayons (Credit: CBS3)

Non-Profit Giving Back To Local Children In Need

A massive collection drive for needy children in the region is taking place Friday and Saturday.

09/26/2014

(Credit, Michelle Hein)

Free Walking Tours Stroll Through Philadelphia This Weekend

Free walking tours of Philadelphia will take place Saturday in four areas of the city.

09/26/2014

David Shaffer, 62, of Marcus Hook, Pa. was resuscitated at the airport on August 1st while waiting to catch a flight to Houston.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Red Cross Honors PHL Airport For Installing Heart Defibrillators

David Shaffer of Marcus Hook, Pa., 62, was resuscitated at the airport on August 1st while waiting to catch a flight to Houston.

09/25/2014

(Siobhan Haney, VMD, a board-certified veterinary radiation oncologist at Hope Veterinary Specialist, plans the procedures and manages the animals at Veterinary Cyberknife.  Photo provided by Veterinary Cyberknife Cancer Center)

Robotic Radiosurgery Center For Pets, Only Second in US, Opens in Malvern

The Cyberknife is able to deliver effective radiation to a pet with cancer in one to three treatments, versus 17 to 20 treatments of traditional radiation therapy.

09/24/2014

(Volunteers scrub one of the hundreds of bronze plaques along the Philadelphia Walk of Fame.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia ‘Walk of Fame,’ on Broad Street, Gets Some Loving Attention

About 30 members of the Friends of the Avenue of the Arts, armed with metal polish and toothbrushes, used elbow grease to shine all 221 plaques along the city’s “Walk of Fame.”

09/23/2014

(Photo by John McDevitt)

‘City Year’ of Service Begins Anew For Hundreds in Philadelphia

City Year members in Philadelphia work directly with teachers to get students who are “off track” back on track and headed toward high school grauation.

09/19/2014

(credit: John McDevitt/KYW)

New Addition To Terror Behind The Walls At Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount opens the gates to “Terror Behind The Walls” Friday night for the 24th year.

09/18/2014

(The Camden Sophisticated Sisters with Queen Latifah on her national talk showing, airing on CBS-3.  Photo provided)

Camden, NJ Group Gets Big Boost on National TV Show

What the Camden Sohisticated Sisters drill team didn’t know: there was a $10,000 donation provided by Queen Latifah. The segment airs today at 3pm on CBS-3.

09/17/2014

Philadelphia Police Department's Boat team (credit: John McDevitt)

Philly Police Department’s Boat Team Holds Dedication Ceremony For Its New Canoe

There was a traditional Hawaiian blessing for the team’s new OC6, an outrigger canoe which seats six paddlers. The crowd was invited to touch the vessel, and then there was a celebration with fire and hula dancers.

09/13/2014

(File photo)

Pa. Health Department Ending Free Flu Shots For Schoolchildren

Letters are going out to parents from various school districts in the Commonwealth saying that, due to federal budget cuts, free influenza vaccines will no longer be available.

09/12/2014

(The Philadelphia Police and Fire Pipes and Drums band marches down Second Street, from the Firemen's Hall museum, past Elfreth's Alley, to the Betsy Ross House on Arch Street.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Officials Take Part in 13th Anniversary Remembrance of 9/11

The City of Philadelphia held a patriotic ceremony today in Old City today to remember the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks thirteen years ago.

09/11/2014

(President Obama meets the with Congressional leaders on September 9, 2014 in the Oval Office.  Shown are Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House speaker John Boehner, R-Oh.  Also in attendance were Senate majority leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Cal.  Photo by Jim Watson/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Does Obama Need Congress’ OK For Isis Action? It Depends, Says Temple U. Prof

Dr. Sean Yom, who teaches political science at Temple University, says whether or not President Obama needs Congressional approval depends on how he frames the military action.

09/10/2014

(One of two decorative gargoyles, accompanied by a "zombie" guard and prisoner, is about to be raised above the entrance to Eastern State Penitentiary.  Photo by John McDevitt)

With Installation of Gargoyles, Philly’s Historic Prison Dresses For Halloween

The haunted attraction known as “Terror Behind the Walls” opens September 19th.

09/09/2014

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