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(A drummer at The Citadel, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: More From Nova Scotia

Less than two hours’ flying from Philadelphia, KYW’s Jay Lloyd continues his Nova Scotia getaway.

06/21/2012

Titantic at 100: Part 4 – Philadelphia’s ‘Titanic’ Progenitor

The USS Olympia, Dewey’s historic flagship docked on Penn’s Landing, has engines of the same design as were used later in the Titanic.

04/12/2012

(The SS Normandie caught fire and capsized in New York Harbor in 1942.)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Memories of the ‘Normandie’

It’s been 100 years since the sinking of the “unsinkable” Titanic. But another, more recent maritime disaster is observing a 70th anniversary this year and Jay Lloyd was a young witness.

04/12/2012

(The Dulles mausoleum in Laurel Hill Cemetery, in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Titantic at 100: Part 3 – Philadelphia Victims Laid To Rest

Quite a few of the victims of the Titanic disaster, 100 years ago this week, are buried in a Philadelphia cemetery.

04/11/2012

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Titantic at 100: Part 2 – Philadelphia Survivors Making A Difference

Two local women who survived the fateful maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic one hundred years ago made substantial contributions to our area in the years after the disaster.

04/10/2012

(Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet share a secret kiss in the movie "Titanic," a fictionalized account of the real disaster that had many links to the Philadelphia area.)

Titanic at 100: Part 1 – The Philadelphia Connections

There are many Philadelphia connections to the ship and the story that has captured the hearts of millions around the world.

04/09/2012

("Titanic," re-released in 3-D, stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.)

Movie Review: ‘Titanic 3-D’

Now, fifteen years later, it’s back in re-release, in a conversion to the 3-D format that beckons viewers to theatres to see it on the big screen once again.

04/04/2012

The town of Kinsale, in County Cork, Ireland.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Ireland

If you’re thinking Irish this weekend, Jay Lloyd suggests an Ireland getaway timed to the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking disaster.

03/15/2012

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