Mike DeNardo

(Lynne Abraham concedes.  Photo from CBS3)

No Regrets Despite Loss, Says Lynne Abraham; Wants Spending Reforms

Abraham told her supporters tonight that she’s not sad at all, and that she was proud to be only the second woman to run for Philadelphia mayor.

05/19/2015

(Philadelphia DA Seth Williams, left, watches as a pre-schooler gets a look at a mock voting machine.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

DA Seth Williams Wants To See Pre-K Ballot Question Approved

Today, Williams stood with children in front of a mock voting booth at City Hall.

05/18/2015

(A school lunch.  File photo by Beau Wade.)

Food Workers at Phila. Schools Get New, Retroactive Contract

Cafeteria workers and noontime aides at Philadelphia public school have agreed to a new contract that calls for wage increases and work rule changes.

05/18/2015

(Lauren Shevchek.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Bucks County Woman’s Message To Neurosurgeons: Consider Every Patient Individually

Lauren Shevchek, of Churchville, Pa., who was paralyzed in a diving accident two years ago, is addressing a symposium on spinal cord injuries at Jefferson Hospital.

05/18/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 12: Cody Asche #25 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits an RBI double during the fifth inning of a game against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park on April 12, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Phillies Plan To Give Out Asche Wiffle Ball Set At Game Despite Him Being Sent To Minors

Kids who receive the Phillies’ Cody Asche wiffle ball set as a giveaway this Sunday may be left to wonder…where’s Cody Asche?

05/16/2015

Street art in Manayunk. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

New Manayunk Street Art Points The Way To Venice Island

The water-themed vinyl decals on sidewalks and walls lead Main Street visitors to the new construction along the Manayunk Canal.

05/15/2015

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Phila. School District Considers Privatizing School Nurses

Schools superintendent Wiliam Hite says the cash-strapped school district is simply exploring ways to expand student health services without spending more money.

05/14/2015

CBS Radio Senior VP and Philadelphia market manager Marc Rayfield in the KYW Newsradio studio. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

PAL To Honor CBS Radio’s Marc Rayfield

The Police Athletic League tonight bestows its highest honor to three prominent Philadelphians — including CBS Radio Senior VP and Philadelphia market manager Marc Rayfield.

05/14/2015

(Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Area Bank Donates $40,000 To Phillies’ Seasonal Anti-Hunger Campaign

This year’s “Phans Feeding Families” campaign is getting a financial jumpstart from Citizens Bank.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

Philadelphia School Reform Commission (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Two Philadelphia Charter Schools Fail To Have Charter Renewed By School Reform Commission

A dozen Philadelphia charter schools earned new terms, but the School Reform Commission has turned thumbs-down on renewing two others.

05/12/2015

A ceremonial check representing a grant to Webster Elementary School is presented by Cole Hamels (far right) and Heidi Hamels (far left) to principal Shawn Wright (wearing Phillies jersey).  Photo by Mike DeNardo.

Cole Hamels Foundation Donates Another $53,000 To Schools in Philadelphia

Eight Philadelphia schools are recipients of the latest round of grants from the Hamels Foundation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2015

(credit: Erin Putman)

Unusual Genetic Condition Is The Subject Of Fundraising Walk Next Week In Delco

A walk next weekend aims to bring attention to a rare syndrome that results in learning disabilities, but an extremely outgoing personality as well.

05/09/2015

Thousands row along the Schuylkill River for the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Thousands Of Collegiate Rowers Converge In Philadelphia For The Dad Vail

The oars are in the water and the energy is in the air along the Schuylkill River.

05/08/2015

(Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Teen’s Advice to Obama: Include Peer Mentoring To Guide Minority Youth

A high school senior (far right) stole the show today at a Philadelphia panel discussion on a recent White House initiative for boys and young men of color.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/07/2015

(Nutter meets with principal Dana Jenkins, second from right, and parents at Roxborough High.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Mayor Nutter Visits City Schools To Highlight Importance of Education Funding

Nutter has begun a series of school visits he hopes will highlight the unique programs that would benefit from an increase in city and state funding.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2015

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