Jay Lloyd

Three Mile Island
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Jim Melwert
March 29, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 5 of a five-part series . In 1979, a small town just outside Harrisburg was the focus of the world, trying to understand what was happening at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant. In the final installment this series, we look ahead to the future of nuclear power. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW...
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Three Mile Island
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Jim Melwert
March 28, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 4 of a five-part series . The partial meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant happened 40 years ago today. Our week-long look back continues as we explore how people who lived around the plant handled the news. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Forty years ago today, the partial...
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Three Mile Island
York Daily Record
Jim Melwert
March 27, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 3 of a five-part series . As we mark the 40th anniversary of the partial meltdown at Three Mile Island, KYW Newsradio is taking a look back at the near-catastrophe while also examining the future of nuclear power. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile...
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An undated photo of men working at the Three Mile Island power plant.
Paul Kuehnel, York Daily Record/USA Today Images
Jim Melwert
March 26, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 2 of a five-part series . As we mark the 40th anniversary of the partial meltdown at Three Mile Island, KYW Newsradio is looking back at the near-catastrophe that focused the world’s attention on a small town outside Harrisburg while changing the general perception of nuclear energy. ___...
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Dave Martens, publisher of the York Daily Record for many years and now president of The York Dispatch, operated the YDR when it covered the accident at Three Mile Island's nuclear power plant.
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Jim Melwert
March 25, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 1 of a five-part series . Thursday marks 40 years since the partial meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant outside Harrisburg. KYW Newsradio is taking a look back at the near-catastrophe while also looking at the future of nuclear power. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It...
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New York City skyline
Dreamstime
March 01, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Getaways don't get much bigger than this. After 57 years on the air in Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs — 52 of them with KYW Newsradio — this is goodbye. It's not sad. It's not glad. It just is. I'm off to new digs in the place where my life began and later...
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Jay Lloyd on assignment in Cadiz, Spain
Tony James
February 28, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — My entire adult life has been behind a microphone, both here and abroad — 52 of those years for KYW Newsradio. As I head off into full retirement, memorable news assignments come to mind that turned out to be the ultimate getaways. My coverage over the years included...
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Statue of Liberty
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
February 22, 2019 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — I once wrote, "You can't go back because back isn't there anymore." It was an observation on trying to re-live the past. Returning to places where I lived, worked and loved, I found my most vivid memories had vanished. But as most of my friends have found when trying...
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Mountain resorts offer more than just skiing. You don't have to leave the slopes for fine dining.
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
February 21, 2019 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — From outdoor winter grills to intimate dining, ski resorts can provide more than sliding on snow. I've had some memorable slopeside getaway nibbles. It was February, but so warm at New Jersey's Mountain Creek Resort that we were shedding parkas and noshing on Nathan's...
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Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
February 15, 2019 - 3:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are certain advantages to aging. Senior status brings a smorgasbord of opportunities that seem remarkable. So, I'll remark on a few. First, there's retirement. With it, for many of us, comes the ability to volunteer or work when we want, where we want. Then,...
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