Mike DeNardo

The departure board at Philadelphia International Airport on the day before Thanksgiving. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Delays, Cancellations At Philadelphia International Holding Up Thanksgiving Air Travel

The storm has prompted the FAA to issue a ground delay here until midnight because of low ceilings.

11/26/2014

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Snow Falling On Busiest Travel Day Of Year

Light rain this morning will be changing to snow and the timing just could not be worse.

11/26/2014

A tug pulled the Nicolina away from her dock at the Navy Yard just after 3:30 p.m. ending a seven-month odyssey in the Delaware River. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

Cargo Ship Stuck In Delaware River Since April Returns To Sea

A tug pulled the Nicolina away from her dock at the Navy Yard just after 3:30 p.m. ending a seven-month odyssey in the Delaware.

11/24/2014

(American Airlines jets sit at a gate at O'Hare Airport.  File photo by Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

Worried About Travel During Wednesday’s Snow? Hold Your Horses, One Airline Advises

If the weather is making you nervous about flying on Wednesday and you want to change your flight, it’s a bit too soon to say whether airlines would waive their change fees.

11/24/2014

John Brown

Familiar KYW Radio Voice Tells His Story Many Don’t Know

Longtime KYW traffic reporter John Brown has recently finished a book on his life spent conquering disability.

11/23/2014

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All ‘Cyber’ Charters in Pennsylvania Getting Failing Grades, Study Finds

“None of the cyber charter schools met what the (Pennsylvania education) department’s threshold is for acceptable school performance,” notes the organization’s director of policy research.

11/20/2014

Light snowfall in Exton, Pa. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Light Overnight Snow Coats Some Suburban Lawns, But Not Roads

The region’s first measurable snowfall brushed the northern and western suburbs of Philadelphia overnight.

11/14/2014

(The Chester A. Arthur School, in South Philadelphia, is one of four Philadelphia public schools earmarked for a new academic approach.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Four Phila. Schools Will Get Academic Revamp Based on Advocates’ Plans

Four schools are to be revamped under the district’s “School Redesign Initiative,” which gives teachers, principals, and community groups the opportunity to suggest academic overhauls.

11/12/2014

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NJ Health Insurance Co-op Spreading Word About Obamacare Open Enrollment

At the Hamilton train station in suburban Trenton, representatives of Health Republic Insurance wore purple shirts as they handed out brochures and reusable shopping bags to commuters.

11/12/2014

(Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Friends of Charter Schools Rally on North Broad Street

The rally highlighted a new Pennsylvania law that allows charter school operators a direct appeal if their application is turned down by the SRC.

11/11/2014

(The home where Scotty McMillan was allegedly beaten to death.  File photo by Syma Chowdhry)

Coatesville School Officials In The Dark About Abuse To Brothers

The Coatesville Area School District says school personnel were unaware that the older brother of a three-year-old boy who was tortured and beaten to death was also being abused.

11/11/2014

Waterless Works founder Chris Caporale (credit: Mike DeNardo)

New Local Startup Washes Cars Without Using Water

Waterless Works provides water-free car washes on location. It’s the brainchild of 21-year-old St. Joseph’s University junior Chris Caporale.

11/11/2014

(The Capitol Building in Harrisburg.   Credit: Mladen Antonov/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Lawsuit Filed Against Commonwealth of Pa. Over School Funding

A group of school districts, parents, and the NAACP are suing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, claiming the state’s level of school funding is unconstitutional.

11/10/2014

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Pennsylvania Releases Its Report Card On Schools

Pennsylvania’s School Performance Profiles give schools 1-to-100 ratings, based largely on standardized tests but also including attendance and graduation rates. Statewide, results were flat.

11/06/2014

(Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite uses his cell phone to snap photos of kindergartners using iPads to study reading and phonics.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Some Philadelphia Kindergartners Learning Reading via New iPads

It’s a four-year pilot at the Jackson and Ziegler schools, using software designed by AIM Academy, of Conshohocken.

11/06/2014

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