Mike DeNardo

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Quiet Scene At Philadelphia International Airport After Storm Grounds Most Flights

With most flights cancelled Tuesday because of the blizzard forecast, Philadelphia International Airport was like a ghost town.

9 hours ago

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Philadelphia Teachers’ Union Wins a Round in Court Over Imposed Employment Terms

In a major victory for the Philadelphia public schoolteachers’ union, Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has ruled that the School Reform Commission cannot cancel the teachers’ contract.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

(A Penndot truck gets loaded with rock salt. Photo earlier this week by Mike DeNardo)

PennDOT Gearing Up For This Afternoon’s Expected Snow

Penndot workers are on 12-hour shifts for this storm — first to pretreat the road surfaces with brine, and then to salt and plow.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/21/2015

(A representative of Bass Pro Shops checks in jobseekers at the company's job fair at the Atlantic City Sheraton.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Hundreds Show Up For Sporting Goods Chain’s Job Fair in Atlantic City

The line stretched out of the ballroom of the Sheraton, around the corridor, wrapped around a spiral staircase and ended at the front door of the hotel.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/20/2015

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Local Sports Legend To Auction Off Some Memorabilia For Charity

A Philadelphia sports legend is auctioning some of his memorabilia collection to benefit his charity.

01/17/2015

(File Photo Credit Lynne Adkins)

Pennsylvania School For The Deaf Staffers Vote For Union Representation

Teachers and support staff today voted 149-12 to be represented by the American Federation of Teachers.

01/15/2015

(File Photo Credit Lynne Adkins)

Pennsylvania School For The Deaf Teachers Voting On Whether To Form A Union

Staffers at the school will cast secret ballots to decide whether to be represented by the American Federation of Teachers.

01/15/2015

(The Fever Smart device, left, is shown interacting with a smartphone.  Image provided by Fever Smart)

Penn Student Wins Magazine’s ”College Entrepreneur” Prize

“I was so humbled, to be honest,” says Wharton junior Aaron Goldstein after being named Entrepreneur magazine’s “College Entrepreneur of the Year” for his Fever Smart device.

01/14/2015

(Pa. lieutenant governor Jim Cawley is sworn in as chairman of the DRPA.  Photo by David Madden)

Lt. Governor Cawley To Lead Local United Way

Jim Cawley says the more he considered the job as CEO of the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, the more he viewed it as a continuation of his public service.

01/13/2015

(Sultan Ashley speaks with reporters after meeting with Philadelphia school district officials at school headquarters.   Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Staffers at Defunct Phila. Charter School Appeal to School District for Back Pay

“People are losing their homes, they’re losing their vehicles, they’re not able to take care of their children,” says former Palmer staffer Sultan Ashley. “They don’t have medical coverage.”

01/12/2015

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Officials Continue Investigation Into Death Of Philadelphia Firefighter Joyce Craig

The air cylinder that firefighter Joyce Craig was wearing when she was killed in the line of duty one month ago is being tested.

01/09/2015

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Distracted Pedestrians A Factor As NJ Car Crash Deaths Rise

Year-end figures in New Jersey show an uptick in traffic deaths over 2013, with pedestrian fatalities responsible for the increase.

01/05/2015

(Taxicabs load up passengers outside 30th Street Station, in West Philadelphia.  File photo by Pat Loeb)

Philly Taxicab Riders Still Seeing Fuel Surcharge Despite Low Gas Prices…Why?

Gas is as cheap as it’s been in years, leaving many Philadelphia taxicab riders to wonder why cabs are still adding a fuel surcharge to each ride.

01/05/2015

(An unidentified woman visits the Philadelphia school district's Office of Student Enrollment and Placement.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Phila. School District Helps Students of Shuttered Charter School Find New Spots

With the charter school’s closing, parents such as Elaine Williams of North Philadelphia turned out at school district headquarters to find a new school for her second-grader.

12/31/2014

(Members of the Downtowners Fancy Brigade work to complete costumes and props for New Year's Day.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Mummers’ Fancy Brigades Working Feverishly Toward Thursday’s Show

It’s a last-minute flurry of feathers as the eleven Fancy Brigades complete their extravagant pieces that will adorn their indoor performances on New Year’s Day.

12/30/2014

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