Mike Dougherty

(Representatives from area colleges display their school insignia at Hagan Arena, during "College Signing Day."  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia High School Seniors Celebrate Their Impending College Education

About 3,000 high school seniors from around Philadelphia filed into Hagan Arena, at St. Joseph’s University, for the first ever “College Signing Day.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Groundbreaking Held For $65-Million Expansion at Kennedy Hospital, in Cherry Hill

Kennedy Health System president Joe Devine says this is the first phase of a project that will cost $200 million overall.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/30/2015

Students doing yoga on a section of the lawn inside the quad on La Salle's campus. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

La Salle Students Use Yoga To Battle Finals Stress

A La Salle junior is helping her classmates beat the stress of finals week by stretching their bodies and calming their minds.

04/30/2015

Mike Berenstain (black shirt) unveils the new Berenstain Bears book at CHOP Wednesday. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

CHOP Unveils New Book Teaching Kids What To Expect At Hospitals

The new Berenstain Bears book was unveiled Wednesday morning.

04/29/2015

(The Pale family shows off their new certificates of US citizenship.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Education Meets Civics: New U.S. Citizens Sworn in at Marlton Elementary School

This process began about 16 years ago for the Pale family, from the Phillippines.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

Eagle's Flight Market. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Eagles Host First Flight Market At The Linc

More than 50 food trucks lined up in Lot K and thousands of people turned out for food and fun in the sun, including Nadine from Mount Royal, New Jersey.

04/19/2015

US Marshals Service director Stasia Hylton, center, listens as Camden County police chief Scott Thomson speaks with reporters.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Scores Arrested in Camden As Part of Nationwide Sweep of Fugitives

Camden County police chief Scott Thomson said the arrests will help cut overall crime.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Corporate Leaders Hoping To Help Spur Bright Future For Camden, N.J.

Executives and businesspeople gathered today in a conference room at Campbell’s Soup Co. to talk about the steps necessary for revitalizing Camden.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Political Analyst Expects Different Presidential Campaign From Hillary Clinton

La Salle political science professor Mary Ellen Balchunis feels Hillary Clinton has learned from the mistakes she made during her 2008 run for president.

04/12/2015

(Standing below the 25th Street Viaduct, officials show a rendering of what the bridge will look like after it is refurbished.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

South Philly’s 25th Street Rail Viaduct Getting First Makeover in 85 Years

Officials say the gigantic, 1.2-mile, 25th Street Viaduct is in good shape structurally, but it’s not pretty. There are also concerns about public safety from crumbling concrete.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/08/2015

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Police: Coach Opens Fire During Youth Basketball Game In Southwest Philadelphia

It happened around 2 p.m. Saturday at the Christy Recreation Center on the 700 block of South 55th Street.

04/05/2015

Camden Riversharks Stadium (credit: Camden Riversharks)

Camden County Government Buying Cash-Strapped Campbell’s Field

The Camden Riversharks were being sued because the team owed more than $4-million in back rent, but the bank backed off this week and approved a deal to sell the ballpark to the county.

04/04/2015

(Students at Leap Academy, in Camden, help cut the ribbon on a new health-and-wellness center at the school.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

A Camden, NJ Charter School Gets Its Own, In-House Health Center For Students and Parents

The basement at the Leap Academy building, on Cooper Street, is now a full-service health clinic, run by the school of nursing of Rutgers-Camden.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

(Visiting German students getting a briefing at Camden City Hall during their tour of government offices.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

German Students Visiting Camden County Taking Plane Crash News In Stride, Says Teacher

The students, who are being hosted by Collingswood High School and were in Camden today, will be flying back home on Tuesday.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

(Naje Taylor, center, is one of the young people who were once in foster care.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Coffee Shop With a Mission: Helping Former Foster Kids Bloom as Adults

The Monkey and The Elephant, at 29th Street and Girard Avenue, employs young people who are aging out of the foster care system.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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