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The weather could have been better this holiday weekend, but Jersey shore merchants are generally pleased with the start to their season.
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 28, 2018 - 1:20 pm
SOUTH JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — The weather could have been better this holiday weekend, but Jersey shore merchants are generally pleased with the start to their season. Despite a rainy Sunday, the Memorial Day crowds on the Ocean City boardwalk have been pretty good, according to Joe Leveille,...
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Hundreds lined up to watch the annual parade honoring soldiers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
May 28, 2018 - 12:44 pm
MEDIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — As people barbecue or celebrate at the shore this Memorial Day, a patriotic ceremony was held once again in Delaware County, where hundreds lined up to watch the annual parade honoring soldiers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Under gray skies, a three-gun salute...
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Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
May 28, 2018 - 10:05 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The 150th annual Doylestown Memorial Day Parade kicked off Monday morning. To mark the milestone, organizers sought to help those who served. Chris Suessenguth When organizers of the parade first came up with the idea of selling specially designed tiles to...
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Dreamstime
Larry Kane
May 27, 2018 - 3:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A significant molder of history, who traveled from the state legislature all the way to the White House, died May 21 at the age of 79. Faith Whittlesey was a patriot; a Kennedy-liberal-turned-Reagan-conservative, she loved America and its independent streak. In the...
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The weather didn't dampen the spirits of people celebrating Memorial Day at Penn's Landing.
Kim Adams | KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
May 27, 2018 - 3:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The weather didn't dampen the spirits of people celebrating Memorial Day at Penn's Landing Sunday. In fact, it was business as usual for the Tall Ships festival, where hundreds filtered in and out throughout the day. "These people are here and they are celebrating...
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A historical interpreter talks to visitors at the American Revolution Museum.
Kim Adams | KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
May 27, 2018 - 10:39 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Revolutionary War and its fallen soldiers were the focus of remembrance at the Museum of the American Revolution for Memorial Day weekend. "I feel proud because people lived on this and they survived," marveled 14-year-old Ella as she boarded a replica privateer...
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Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
May 27, 2018 - 8:50 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating a fiery crash that left three people dead early Sunday morning. Around 1:45 a.m., one car heading north on Whitaker Avenue collided with another car heading south after it made a left turn on Whitaker. The head-on collision, which occurred at...
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Dancers getting a lesson at Philly Tango Fest
Andrew Kramer-KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 26, 2018 - 10:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Tango dancers of all skill levels are converging in Philadelphia's Port Richmond neighborhood this holiday weekend. The popular partner dance has taken over the Lithuanian Music Hall Association on East Allegheny Avenue through Monday night. Meredith Klein is director...
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NJ Bike Library
David Madden | KYW Newsradio
David Madden
May 26, 2018 - 10:00 pm
BLACKWOOD, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Libraries lend out books, for the most part. But a newly opened library of sorts in one Camden County municipality is offering bicycles to its residents. Fifty donated or discarded bikes have been refurbished and are being offered, free, to those in Gloucester...
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Gas Prices
Kim Glovas
May 26, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Drivers continue to feel the pain at the pump. With the cost of filling your gas tank rising across the country, New Jersey U.S. Senator Bob Menendez is introducing measures to bring prices down. Senator Menendez plans to introduce a four part plan to bring relief to...
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