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Le Cat Cafe
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Holli Stephens
March 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
This weekend, raise a glass to anniversary celebrations, female entrepreneurs and St. Paddy. Get the details on The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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Gritty and Jack Callahan at Callahan's birthday party.
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Mike DeNardo
February 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
After months of treatments at Children's Hospital, the young cancer patient who befriended Gritty is cancer-free, and 4-year-old Jack Callahan is finally heading home to Charlottesville, Virginia. Read more here.
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Gritty visits Jack Callahan for his fourth birthday at the Ronald McDonald House.
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Mike DeNardo
October 30, 2019 - 7:26 pm
The birthday wish of a cancer patient at Children's Hospital has been fulfilled with a visit from his favorite sports mascot Wednesday as Gritty stopped by the hospital to greet his biggest fan.
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Former President Jimmy Carter works with other volunteers on site during the first day of the weeklong Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, their 35th work project with Habitat for Humanity, in Mishawaka, Ind.
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AP News
October 01, 2019 - 10:55 am
Jimmy Carter is celebrating his 95th birthday, becoming the first U.S. president to reach that milestone as he continues his humanitarian work and occasionally wades back into politics and policy debates almost four decades after leaving office.
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Gritty
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Mike DeNardo
September 30, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Philadelphians are offering to help fulfill the wishes of one of Gritty's biggest fans, 3-year-old Jack Callahan, who has been receiving cancer treatments at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Philadelphia musician Jeff Bradshaw at KYW Newsradio
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Cherri Gregg
September 24, 2019 - 7:31 am
Trombonist Jeff Bradshaw is celebrating his 50th birthday, after overcoming a painful illness. To celebrate, he will take the stage for a two-day concert in Ardmore later this week.
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 file photo, a giant Smokey Bear statue greets children at the Fire Department Open House at Fire Station One in Kinston, N.C.
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August 08, 2019 - 12:15 pm
CAPITAN, N.M. (AP) — Smokey Bear, the icon of the longest-running public service campaign in the U.S., is set to turn 75. Birthday parties are scheduled to take place this week in honor of the bear that promotes forest fire prevention. The decision to use the Smokey Bear character happened on Aug...
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July 01, 2019 - 4:12 pm
By Scottie Andrew and Brian Ries (CNN) — Fed up with the hundreds of potholes that line Kansas City streets and a perceived lack of urgency from the city to fix them, Frank Sereno decided the best way to solve the problem was to celebrate it. He threw a birthday party for the 3-month-old pothole on...
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Members of Britain's Royal family watch as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrives to attend the Easter Mattins Service at St. George's Chapel, at Windsor Castle in England Sunday, April 21, 2019.
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April 21, 2019 - 6:27 am
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 93rd birthday, which this year coincides with Easter Sunday. The queen is marking Easter by attending a service with other senior royals at St. George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle, west of London. Her birthday is marked this year by...
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Chris Ferry's two sons, who live in Florida, wanted to do something special for their dad's 62nd birthday, which is on March 16.
Courtesy of Chris Ferry
Andrew Kramer
March 10, 2019 - 3:45 pm
LINWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — It was early one morning when Chris Ferry of Linwood got a text message from a phone number he didn't recognize, wishing him a happy birthday. He replied with "who is this?" Here's how he said the conversation went after that: "Nick." "Nick who?" "You don't know me...
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