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Kim Glovas
November 05, 2018 - 2:52 pm
UPDATED: 10:47 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A problem with Verizon service is still affecting the entire city of Philadelphia. City officials tweeted that all 911 calls citywide were being impacted. The tweet says if anyone needs to call 911, use a cellphone. Do not rely on landlines...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
August 29, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's fiscal watchdog had a rather harsh assessment of the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation department in its latest review of city finances . Parks and Recreation offered more programs last year than the year before, but had fewer visitors and users. The...
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Art educators from across Philadelphia connected with more than 70 renowned local arts programs Wednesday at the third annual Arts Education Fair.
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Justin Udo
August 22, 2018 - 7:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Art educators from across Philadelphia connected with more than 70 renowned local arts programs Wednesday at the third annual Arts Education Fair . The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts played host to the arts initiative, which aims at bridging the gap between the...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
August 16, 2018 - 6:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia tax officials are taking an unorthodox approach: They're sending out teams to go door-to-door to try to save taxpayers money. The Department of Revenue has sent out "street teams" to make sure homeowners know about real estate tax discounts. There are...
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Developers completed four of the 36 homes slated for rehab in the Osage Pine community — and two homes have already been sold.
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Cherri Gregg
August 15, 2018 - 6:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three decades after the MOVE tragedy resulted in the loss of 11 lives and 61 homes, the neighborhood is finally getting a fresh start. Developers completed four of the 36 homes slated for rehab in the Osage Pine community — and two homes have already been sold...
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Flooding in Chester County, Pa.
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Shara Dae Howard
August 14, 2018 - 7:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Our area has seen heavy rainfall with expectations of much more. As such, the City of Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management is taking preventative measures to keep everyone safe and informed. "We're looking to get about a third of an inch of rain. Every time you...
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Chief Administrative Officer Christine Derenick-Lopez explains the City of Philadelphia government website redesign.
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Pat Loeb
August 14, 2018 - 3:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some 35,000 people a day use the Philadelphia city government website, and beginning Tuesday, they'll see a new homepage that officials promise will be easier to navigate and offer more information. The redesign, according to Chief Administrative Officer Christine...
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Access Point is a round-the-clock facility that allows families to bring their loved ones in for treatment the minute they say they're ready. A ribbon-cutting ceremony opened the facility.
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Cherri Gregg
July 11, 2018 - 8:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia partnered to open a new 24/7 recovery center that will provide individuals battling addiction immediate access to treatment. Located at Fourth and Spring Garden streets, Access Point is a round-the-clock facility that allows families to bring...
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Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo (7) and Morocco defender Achraf Hakimi (2) in Group D play during the FIFA World Cup 2018 at Spartak Stadium.
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Cherri Gregg
June 28, 2018 - 8:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia is hoping to build buzz for the third annual International Unity Cup by hosting a watch party at The Dell Music Center. Fifty-two teams are slated to take part in this year's citywide neighborhood soccer tournament. And since the games and...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
June 26, 2018 - 5:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia will need to replace thousands of city employees in the next 10 years as the current workforce retires. But a new report by the Pew Trusts said that to get the best workers, officials might want to take a look at some problem areas in the civil service...
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