Fairmount Park

A Very Philly Christmas
Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
November 30, 2018 - 3:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The historic houses of Fairmount Park open to the public Saturday for a celebration that's being called "A Very Philly Christmas." Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commissioner Kathryn Ott Lovell explains you'll be able to visit the mansions to envision how the...
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Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
November 23, 2018 - 4:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This was the tenth and final year for a memorial rugby tournament in Fairmount Park, but the cause it supports isn't being abandoned. Each year, hundreds of rugby players have gathered at the Edgley Field on Black Friday, for the "Apple Pie Sevens." It's a competition...
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Antionette Lee | KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
November 11, 2018 - 11:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than 3,000 people put their feet to the pavement in Fairmount Park Sunday to support the fight against childhood cancer at the 10th Annual Lemon Run for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation. Frank Troiano says his granddaughter was diagnosed with cancer when she was...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
October 07, 2018 - 12:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - West Fairmount Park is illuminating once again this Halloween season. That's because THE GLOW: A Jack-O'-Lantern Experience is back for a second year. It’s back! @THEGLOW_JackO has returned to West Fairmount Park for the #Halloween season @KYWNewsradio pic.twitter.com...
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Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
October 04, 2018 - 7:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Japanese cultural center is celebrating its 60th anniversary with special programming throughout the month at the Shofuso Japanese House and Garden in Fairmount Park. Shofuso was built in Japan in the 1950s and made its way to West Fairmount Park in...
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The Discovery Center
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
September 28, 2018 - 5:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There's a brand new attraction in Fairmount Park that is sure to please nature lovers. Friday marked the grand opening of The Discovery Center. Located on the Strawberry Mansion Reservoir, The Discovery Center is home for two organizations. "People are going to come...
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Von Colln Field
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
August 07, 2018 - 5:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the last few years, Von Colln Field and playground next to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Fairmount has been under renovation. Finally, the old park has a new look, thanks to a $2.8 million restoration project that has made the area more family- and kid-friendly...
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About two dozen insurance companies participated in a charity softball tournament to benefit the Philadelphia Children's Alliance.
Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
August 02, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of insurance company employees participated in a charity softball tournament in Fairmount Park. Tom Caputto, vice president of Chubb insurance group, said about two dozen insurance companies participated in the tournament to benefit the Philadelphia Children'...
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Sexual Assault Pattern 4800 W Girard Ave
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
July 23, 2018 - 12:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Department on Monday released video of the suspect they say sexually assaulted three women in two different incidents near Fairmount Park's Belmont Plateau. Police have descfribed the suspect as as a tall, thin, black man with a grey beard...
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Philadelphia Police Generic
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
July 21, 2018 - 8:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police are searching for a man they believe is involved in a pair of sexual assaults near Fairmount Park in West Philadelphia. The two incidents involve three victims, and police say the man in both cases is described as a tall, thin, black man with a grey beard...
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