Kim Glovas

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Villanova University, Philadelphia Water Team Up To Address Stormwater Runoff Problem

The Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership is working to address excessive rain water and the flooding it can cause, especially in the city.

08/01/2015

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Wage Theft The Focus Of Roundtable Discussion In Philadelphia

A report by the Sheller Center for Social Justice at Temple University shows the practice is widespread.

07/14/2015

(US senator Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., speaks at a campaign event at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 12th.  Sanders, an advocate of providing free college education to all Americans, was greeted by a standing-room-only crowd at the event.   Photo by Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

Bernie Sanders’ Campaign For President Picking Up Steam Nationwide

A Temple University professor says the challenger to Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination is touching on several issues that are meaningful to young voters.

07/11/2015

(Philadelphia Fire Department and Red Cross personnel muster at 59th and Pine Streets, in West Philadelphia, getting ready to install smoke detectors in homes, free of charge.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Phila. Fire Dept. and Red Cross Supplying Free Smoke Alarms To Needy Homes

The American Red Cross and the Philadelphia Fire Department are partnering in an effort to eliminate fire deaths in the city.

07/07/2015

(Some of the students taking part in the "green" summer camp at Bristol High School.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

‘Green’ Summer Camp Blooms in Bucks County, Pa.

A unique summer camp is being conducted in Bristol, Pa. And it’s all about sustainability.

07/06/2015

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New Machines Create Custom 3D Designs In Coffee Foam

The latest craze in coffee is designs in the frothy foam on top. It’s usually done by humans, but some specially designed machines are now created to make custom 3D designs.

07/04/2015

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Phila. State Senator To Reintroduce Bill On LGBT Discrimination

Senator Larry Farnese of Philadelphia’s First District, has introduced bills in the last three legislative sessions to make discrimination illegal in Pennsylvania.

06/29/2015

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Study: Denying Licenses To Immigrant Drivers Bad For Pa.

A new report from Temple University Law School suggests that denying licenses to undocumented immigrants is bad for the state.

06/28/2015

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Philadelphia’s Medical Community Preparing For Pope’s Visit

The Philadelphia Medical Community is preparing for the Papal visit along with everyone else.

06/27/2015

(A woman holds a rainbow sign in support of same-sex marriage outside the US Supreme Court.  (Photo by Alex Wong/ Getty Images)

Advocacy Group Says Equality Fight Isn’t Over Despite Same Sex Marriage Ruling

Equality New Jersey’s Andrea Bowen says this was an amazing win, but the battle is far from over.

06/27/2015

(A woman holds a rainbow sign in support of same-sex marriage outside the US Supreme Court.  (Photo by Alex Wong/ Getty Images)

Group Says Pennsylvania Still Needs To Protect Other LGBT Rights

While many in the LGBT community are celebrating the US Supreme Court’s decision today legalizing same-sex marriage, one advocacy group in Pennsylvania says the fight for gay rights isn’t over.

06/26/2015

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USAF Sergeant Charged With Distributing Child Porn in South Jersey

The Burlington County prosecutor’s office says Cameron downloaded numerous images of child pornography onto his home computer and used file-sharing software to make it available to others.

06/25/2015

(A poster at the groundbreaking showed some of the remodeling plans for Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, in Plymouth Meeting, Pa.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

8-Phase Makeover of Plymouth Whitemarsh High School Begins

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held today for a $40-million makeover of Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, in Montgomery County.

06/22/2015

Pennsylvania Driver's License (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Movement Underway To Allow Undocumented Immigrants To Drive In Pa.

Immigrants, clergy and others want Republican State Representative John Taylor of Port Richmond to support the bill.

06/19/2015

Sanitary Door Opener hangs on restroom door at Ponzio's Diner in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.(credit: Kim Glovas)

Local Diner Offers Hands-Free, Germ-Free Way To Open Restroom Door

It’s called a “Sanitary Door Opener,” and it allows you to open the restroom door with your forearm.

06/16/2015

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