Christmas

Dreamstime
December 24, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Throughout this entire holiday season, there is a sense that everything is a bit more hectic and frantic than normal. Perception is probably reality because many of...
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Eagles It's Christmas time in South Philadelphia and Eagles fans are making a list they hope St. Nick can deliver to them.
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Justin Udo
December 23, 2018 - 12:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's Christmas time in South Philadelphia and Eagles fans are making a list they hope St. Nick can deliver to them. Many of the tailgaters at the Eagles versus Texans game are writing their Christmas wish list to the Birds' backup and now starting quarterback Nick...
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Philadelphia police officers hosted a big party Friday for all of the special needs students at Widener Memorial School, complete with pizza, Santa Claus and presents.
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John McDevitt
December 21, 2018 - 2:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police officers from every district helped make Christmas a little more special this year. They hosted a big party Friday for all of the special needs students at Widener Memorial School, complete with pizza, Santa Claus and presents. Officer Roz Talley,...
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Dreamstime
December 21, 2018 - 11:58 am
By Lisa Drayer (CNN) — It's the time of year for seasonal food trends: apple begets pumpkin spice begets butternut squash and sweet potato-rich foods. And now peppermint and eggnog. Some of these are more universally enjoyed than others. But I wondered what exactly makes eggnog such an enticing...
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Stf. Sgt. Brian Spittler loads a vehicle with toy donations at the Marine Corps Toys for Tots depot, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, in Hialeah, Fla.
Lynne Sladky/AP
December 21, 2018 - 7:14 am
HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — When Toys R Us closed, Toys for Tots felt the loss. The toy giant's decision to close its stores this year left some huge holes for the annual charity drive to fill. Toys R Us shoppers donated more than 250,000 toys last year and the company gave $5 million in corporate...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
December 20, 2018 - 8:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The deadline is here for anyone hoping to send a card or package to be received before Christmas Day. First Class and Priority Mail needs to be at the post office Thursday, but U.S. Postal Service Regional Spokesperson Ray Daiutolo says there is one more chance for...
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A woman walks in Chicago, Illinois
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December 20, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The holiday season is a time of an increased risk of depression. The primary reason may be that this is the time of year when we have the least amount of sunshine...
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Dreamstime
December 19, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is no doubt that as we approach Christmas and New Year's, there are increased opportunities for celebration. There is also an increase in alcohol use by many...
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A nativity scene in South Philly's Italian Market has been restored.
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Pat Toddy
December 17, 2018 - 7:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A sense of peace is restored to a South Philadelphia neighborhood, now that police have tracked down the nativity bandit who made off with a wooden display of Jesus, Mary and Joseph on Saturday. The Holy Family thief took the creche on the corner of 9th and Montrose...
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Kristen Johanson
December 16, 2018 - 3:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nativity scene stolen from the Italian Market neighborhood in Philadelphia has been returned. Philadelphia police say South detectives were led to an address Sunday where they recovered the stolen items including replicas of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. RELATED:...
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