Candy

Aunt Charlotte's Candies in Merchantville.
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Mike DeNardo
April 09, 2020 - 3:19 pm
The week before Easter is normally prime time for candy shops. But coronavirus restrictions have turned this holiday upside-down for one longtime confectioner in South Jersey. Read more here.
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Boxes of Marshmallow Peeps are lined up at the Just Born factory in Bethlehem, Pa.
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AP News
March 26, 2020 - 12:47 pm
No more Peeps are being hatched for at least a couple of weeks — but it shouldn't affect Easter baskets. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Auto Show
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Holli Stephens
February 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
Looking for something to do in or around Philadelphia? All the details are in The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philly this weekend.
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Drug bust
Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office
David Madden
January 08, 2020 - 1:41 pm
After a year-long probe in Central Jersey, two dozen people have been charged in a large-scale marijuana ring, in which they allegedly laced popular candies with THC. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 01, 2019 - 6:00 am
It’s inevitable that a few pieces of unwanted Halloween candy get left at the bottom of the bag, but you don’t have to throw it out. A South Philadelphia baker suggests repurposing your sweet treats into delectable desserts. Listen to the KYW Newsradio original podcast What’s Cooking here.
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Close-up view of colorful candies in paper bag
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KYW Staff
October 26, 2019 - 3:09 pm
Police in South Jersey announced a shocking discovery after a Halloween event in South Jersey. Read more here.
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Halloween candy
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Rasa Kaye
October 25, 2019 - 10:51 am
The trash component of Halloween is horridly high. The square footage of candy wrappers rivals that of holiday giftwrap, with the added eyesore of almost instantly becoming litter in streets and, later, in waterways.
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Peeps released its 2019 Easter collection, debuting new flavors of its signature bunnies and chicks, plus other sweets.
Peeps
Rachel Kurland
February 25, 2019 - 2:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's still winter, but you've probably noticed little bunnies hopping up on store shelves already. Easter is just around the corner — well, for businesses. For the rest of us, it's April 21 (same weekend as Passover, too). In preparation for the holiday, Peeps...
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Dreamstime
February 12, 2019 - 11:50 am
PHILADELPHIA ( RADIO.COM ) — Whether you love it, hate it or just always manage to forget it, Valentine’s Day is big business. Feb. 14 is a huge day for the world’s florists and chocolatiers, but you might not know just how big. Here’s a look at just how into Valentine’s we all really are and how...
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James Candy Company
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David Madden
November 17, 2018 - 4:15 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The company behind a tasty Jersey shore candy favorite has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Camden federal court. But that doesn't mean it’s going away — actually, far from it. You might not recognize the James Candy Company, but Fralinger’s Salt...
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