Kim Glovas

(Philadelphia attorney  Aaron Freiwald describes some of the tweeting evidence he is using in the case he has filed on behalf of James Vivenzio, seated, against Penn State University and the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Whistleblower: Penn State Ignored Frat Abuse Complaints

The university says James Vivenzio, who has filed a lawsuit against Penn State, refused to cooperate with the university’s investigation of the fraternity hazing.

06/08/2015

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Pa. Lawmaker Introduces Bill Offering Pregnant Women More Job Protection

Senator Casey had introduced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act originally in 2012 and 2013. But now, Republican senators have co-signed the measure.

06/07/2015

(Photo from Camden County prosecutor)

Ex-Boyfriend Still Being Sought in Stabbing Death of Berlin, NJ Woman

The Camden County prosecutor’s office and Berlin Township police are looking for 45-year-old Michael Eitel.

06/05/2015

(The Philadelphia Orchestra performing in Vienna's Musikverein earlier this week.  Photo by Jan Regan, provided by Phila. Orchestra)

Philadelphia Orchestra Nearing End of Its Groundbreaking European Tour

Besides bringing the world-famous orchestra to new audiences, the tour has served to generate interest in Philadelphia as a destination for both tourists and global businesses.

06/05/2015

Jim Kenney, Philadelphia's Democratic mayoral nominee, joins clean water advocates at a press event at the Water Works.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Local Environmental Groups Praise New Clean Water Rules

The new rules, announced last week by the federal Environmental Protection Agency, call for more protections of the nation’s waterways, including headwaters that feed into larger rivers such as the Schuykill and Delaware.

06/01/2015

GIs holding tickets received from the GI Tickets Foundation. (Credit:  GI Tickets Foundation)

Villanova Student Honors Returning Veterans By Sending Them To Sports Events

Jack MacDonald has been working to get sports tickets into the hands of returning veterans since he was in high school.

05/24/2015

(An Atlantic City jitney.  Photo provided)

Atlantic City’s Jitneys Celebrate 100th Anniversary With Throwback Fares

This afternoon between 1pm and 6pm, fares will be the same as they were when the jitneys first hit the streets of Atlantic City: five cents.

05/22/2015

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Sen. Casey Wants Congress To Quickly Fund Wider Train Safety Programs

Casey says Positive Train Control could have prevented the fatal derailment of Amtrak 188.

05/21/2015

(Sen. Rand Paul, on Independence Mall.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Candidate Rand Paul Brings His Less-Goverment Message to Philadelphia

Paul says he supports constitutional liberties and is opposed to the Patriot Act, but is opposed to an increase in the minimum wage.

05/18/2015

(The "VIBE" experiement, with its inner and outer boxes rigged with sensors.  Photo provided)

Council Rock H.S. Students Advancing Space Exploration With Science Experiments

The students are part of the “Council Rock United with NASA to Create Hardware” program, or “CRUNCH.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/16/2015

(credit: Kim Glovas/KYW)

Stotesbury Cup Regatta Underway This Weekend In Philadelphia

The Stotesbury Cup Regatta in Philadelphia is drawing hundreds of high school rowers to the largest high school rowing regatta in the world.

05/15/2015

(Graphic provided by the Philadelphia Singers.)

Philadelphia Singers’ Leader Will Conduct Farewell Concert Despite Amtrak Injuries

The final, farewell concert of the Philadelphia Singers is tomorrow evening, as the group shuts down operations after more than 40 years of performing. Their leader, David Hayes, was aboard the train that derailed.

05/15/2015

(Photo provided by Burlington County prosecutor)

South Jersey Man Charged With Painting Racial Slurs and Swastikas on Playground Equipment

Samuel Procopio, 54, of Edgewater Park was arrested last June after police discovered spray-painted racial slurs on a basketball court and bleachers.

05/14/2015

File photo (credit: Charley Gallay /Getty Images)

Amtrak Predicts Full Resumption of NE Corridor Service By Tuesday

Passengers along Amtrak’s northeast corridor will have to figure out other ways to get to their destination for a few more days.

05/14/2015

(Lynne Abraham, at far left, takes part in a mayoral candidate forum at International House.  Real estate developer Ahsan Nasaratullah, center, was sent to represent Jim Kenney and Omar Woodard, far right, represented Anthony Williams.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Only 1 Candidate Makes Timely Appearance at Latest Phila. Mayoral Forum

The forum was sponsored by Global Philadelphia, a nonprofit organization that works to promote the city internationally.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2015

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