Philly Fire Department Christens New Fire Truck; Audio ExcerptIt’s been decades since the Philadelphia Fire Department held a ceremony christening a new fire truck. The forgotten tradition was resurrected Thursday. Bagpipes and drums welcomed the red, white and gold fire truck to the Engine 25 Firehouse in Kensington.
Preparations Underway For July Fourth’s Philly Firework Spectacular; Audio ExcerptA barge in the Navy Yard is being packed with explosives ahead of this Friday’s fireworks show at Penn’s Landing. A pyrotechnic crew loads thousands of shells into launch tubes aboard a barge. It’s all computerized and extremely organized to provide the audience with a spectacular show.
Plot Of Land Once Pegged For Shopping Center Now Delco’s Newest Park; Audio ExcerptA 37-plus acre plot of land along Springfield Road that was once pegged for a shopping center, is now Delaware County’s newest park. County officials calling it part of the “largest open-space acquisition by the county” in 50 years.
Katie's Thursday Afternoon Forecast (June 30, 2016)It's a beautiful Thursday in the Delaware Valley and Katie Fehlinger is tracking more nice weather for the July 4th weekend.
Researchers Say Eating Butter Is OkayAccording to Tufts University research, butter has little or no association with disease.
FDA: Don't Eat Raw Cookie DoughThe FDA is advising against eating raw cookie dough or batter because of illnesses linked to E.coli in batches of flour.