Steve Tawa

(Gwenanne Edwards and Samantha Sheesley, who discovered the Cézanne works, chat at the Barnes.  In the foreground are the versos of the Cézanne paintings.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Newly Discovered Cézanne Works Go on Temporary Display Friday at Barnes Museum

The two sketches, on the backs of other works by the French master, were discovered when backing paper was peeled away during conservation efforts.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/08/2015

(Philadelphia city commissioner Stephanie Singer.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Incumbent City Commissioner Loses Court Fight To Be On May Primary Ballot, But Will Appeal

Now officially removed from the May 19th Democratic Primary ballot, incumbent City Commissioner Stephanie Singer, whose office runs elections, will appeal to Commonwealth Court.

04/07/2015

(File photo by Ed Fischer)

Pa. Consumer Advocate Says She’ll Fight Peco Request For Big Fixed Monthly Electric Increases

Acting Pennsylvania consumer advocate Tanya McCloskey says raising the “fixed” portion of electric bills by 68% creates a disincentive to conserve, and will have a larger impact on seniors and low-income households.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/07/2015

(2014 photo, provided)

Atomic Scientist From Philadelphia Claims His Book About H-Bomb Isn’t Dangerous to U.S.

Kenneth Ford, who helped devise the weapon when he had a security clearance in the early 1950s, says everything he includes in his book, “Building the H-Bomb,” is already in the public domain.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/06/2015

(Philadelphia city commissioner Stephanie Singer.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Courtroom Efforts Continue To Get City Commissioner Singer Back on Election Ballot

If the judge removes her from the ballot when the hearing resumes next week, says she she’ll appeal to Commonwealth Court.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

(Mayor Nutter, at right with back to camera, speaks at the on-site summer job fair.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

City of Philadelphia Hoping To Find More Summer Work For More Young People

“We had 8,200-plus people get jobs last year, but we had 18,000 who applied,” Mayor Nutter noted.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/01/2015

(Former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell discusses the upcoming forum that will include a role for Philadelphia fourth and fifth graders.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Gov. Rendell Says Mayoral Candidates’ Forum Will Engage Elementary Schoolkids in Phila.

The ex-governor says fourth and fifth graders in Philadelphia will get an opportunity to take part in a unique civics lesson that could help shape the upcoming Democratic primary for mayor.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/31/2015

(PPA executive director Vince Fenerty testifies before City Council's Streets and Services Committee.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Phila. Lawmakers Move To Tighten Enforcement of Boot-and-Tow Parking Regulations

A City Council committee approved a measure sought by the Philadelphia Parking Authority that would allow the parking agency to boot and/or tow vehicles that rack up multiple tickets despite attempts by the owner to evade enforcement.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/30/2015

(Philadelphia city commissioner Stephanie Singer.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Singer’s Attorney Hopes Post-Trial Motions Can Turn Around City Commissioner’s Ballot Hopes

This morning, a judge was poised to remove Stephanie Singer from the May 19th Democratic primary ballot, subject to post-trial motions from her attorney.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

(Philadelphia city commissioner Stephanie Singer.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia’s Top Election Official May Get Tossed From May 19th Primary Ballot

Stephanie Singer is being challenged in her re-election bid over her petition signatures.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

(Milton Street, after learning that a judge has allowed him to remain on the Democratic primary ballot for Philadelphia mayor.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Judge Rules Milton Street Can Stay on May 19th Mayoral Primary Ballot in Philadelphia

Mayoral candidate Milton Street has survived yet another challenge to his candidacy based on his residency.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

(A Philadelphia voting machine.  File photo)

Dennis Lee, Candidate for Philadelphia City Commissioner, Knocked Off Ballot

A judge said his nominating petitions and a financial disclosure form were defective.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

(Milton Street speaks with reporters at the office of the City Commissioners, near Delaware and Spring Garden Streets.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Milton Street Calls Attempt to Push Him Off Primary Ballot ‘Junkyard Lawyering’

The ongoing issue is a claim that he does not live in Philadelphia, as required by city law.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/23/2015

(Manny Morales says he will remain a candidate for Philadelphia City Council without the Democratic Party's endorsement.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Disavowing Derogatory Posts, Morales Says He’ll Stay in Phila. City Council Race

In his campaign headquarters on East Hunting Park Avenue, 7th District candidate Manny Morales denied making any racially charged, biased, or hateful posts.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/20/2015

(Photo by Steve Tawa)

Camden School District Partners With Salvation Army on Community Resource Centers

At the Salvation Army’s Kroc Community Center, Camden schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard (at lectern) said the idea is to engage the uninvolved.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/18/2015

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