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(Mayor Nutter hands Dr. Marciene Mattleman a city proclamation in her honor at Philadelpha City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Education Advocate Marciene Mattleman Honored For Decades of Service in Phila.

Mattleman is retiring next month. She has been a tireless worker for literacy in Philadelphia and her education commentaries have aired for years on KYW Newsradio 1060.

05/27/2015

(A visitor takes a peek into the nosewheel well of "Fifi." on the ramp at Northeast Philadelphia Airport.  Photo by John McDevitt)

WWII Airplanes Land in Philadelphia For Five-Day Visit From The Past

Rare, World War II-era planes are on display now through Sunday at Northeast Philadelphia Aiport.

05/27/2015

(Cameron Powell demonstrates the operation of the character "Zazu" to a group of students.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Phila. Schoolkids Get Lesson in Puppetry Showmanship From ‘Lion King’ Experts

Cameron Powell, who plays “Zazu,” said the actor must bring both human and animal qualities to the puppet’s performance.

05/27/2015

(Marcel Johnson, 22, is charged with the November 2013 death of 22-year-old Ebony Talley.)

Trial Opens in 2013 Levittown, Pa. Murder of Woman and Four-Year-Old

Bucks County assistant district attorney Matt Weintraub says he is confident the evidence will show defendant Marcel Johnson was the murderer.

05/27/2015

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Glassboro, NJ Rewarding Local Shoppers With Property Tax Credits

The credit is reflected on the homeowner’s third-quarter tax bill.

05/27/2015

Independence Hall File Photo (Credit: John McDevitt)

KYW Flashback: Celebrating The 200th Anniversary Of The United States Constitution In Philadelphia

It was the 200th anniversary of the historic gathering to draft a constitution that would define the morals and goals of a new country.

05/27/2015

(Daevon.  Photo by Timothy McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Daevon

Eight-year-old Daevon wants to play in the NBA and be a firefighter in his spare time.

05/27/2015

(Dwayne Johnson stars in "San Andreas.")

Movie Review: ‘San Andreas’

It’s all about the special effects as the phrase “disaster porn” begins to rear its ugly head.

05/27/2015

(Curren Collas, in family photo, provided)

West Chester Family Sues Ikea After Toddler Crushed By Toppled Dresser

Curren Collas was killed last February in his West Chester home when a 136-pound, six-drawer Ikea dresser tipped over on him.

05/26/2015

(Mrs. Cecilia Paul is flanked by DHS commissioner  Vanessa Garrett Harley and longtime Family Court administrative judge Kevin Dougherty at today's awards ceremony.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Agency Honors Its ‘Foster Parents of the Year’

Among the award winners was a woman who has fostered 126 children in her home over 43 years, and adopted five of them.

05/26/2015

(Schools CFO Matt Stanski, superintendent William Hite, and SRC chair Marjorie Neff at a City Council budget hearing.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

School Officials Present Their Budgetary Wish List to Philadelphia City Council

They were getting a less-than-warm reception.

05/26/2015

(Camden schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard talks to a parent about the city's pre-kindergarten program.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Camden, NJ Pushing For 100-Percent Enrollment in City’s Free Pre-K Program

Schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard was going door-to-door, handing out pamphlets and getting the word out.

05/26/2015

(Phila. PD photo)

NE Phila. Man Gets 20+ Years For Strangling His Wife in Pennypack Park

Christopher Murray sat at the defense table wiping away tears, with his head bowed in his hands.

05/26/2015

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‘Welcome America’ July 4th Concert Lineup Announced

Mayor Nutter said the huge concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will feature The Roots, Miguel, and Jennifer Nettles.

05/26/2015

(John O'Kane, dairy manager at the center city Superfresh.  File photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Developer Plans Apartments at Superfresh Site, Vows to Work with Neighbors

Residents of the city’s Society Hill neighborhood are worried that they could lose the area’s only full-sized supermarket. But a developer who plans to buy the site says he would like to include a grocery store in the project.

05/26/2015

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