Mark Abrams

Bike Race
Mark Abrams
August 10, 2018 - 8:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The streets of Ardmore will be busy Sunday as world-class riders take part in the Main Line Bike Race benefiting the Narberth Ambulance Association. Christopher Flanagan is the long-time operations chief for the ambulance organization. He's hoping the Ardmore event...
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Arbys
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Mark Abrams
July 14, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania's attorney general is going after several fast-food corporations for imposing "no poach" agreements on franchise operators, which he says limit opportunities for employees in the industry. Attorney General Josh Shapiro says he's joining with attorneys...
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A muddy mess left behind at the site of a water mean break in Center City Philadelphia.
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Tim Jimenez
July 03, 2018 - 6:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A big cleanup is underway in Center City Philadelphia after a water main burst early Tuesday morning and turned Walnut Street east of Broad Street into a river. The breakage caused the streets to flood. And after crews contained the problem and waters receded, a muddy...
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Stefan Soroka
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Mark Abrams
June 08, 2018 - 8:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A farewell prayer service and celebration marking the end of the tenure of Philadelphia's Ukrainian archbishop is set for Sunday. A prayer service will be the central focus of a special sendoff this Sunday for Ukrainian Catholic Metropoiltan Archbishop Stefan Soroka...
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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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Mark Abrams
June 01, 2018 - 9:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will hold a special reunion on its University City campus on Sunday. Some 400 former patients who underwent fetal surgery and their family members will gather at CHOP for a reunion with some of the members of the surgical teams and...
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
May 30, 2018 - 10:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A real estate analyst insists the Northern Liberties area is still fertile ground for investment, even though a New York-based real estate group formerly led by Jared Kushner recently sold its interest there. Post Brothers of Philadelphia — an investor, owner and...
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Catholic Cardinal Red Hat
Mark Abrams
May 26, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- When Pope Francis recently named a class of 14 new cardinals, he bypassed U.S. clergymen, including Philadelphia's archbishop. But a journalist with a worldwide profile who covers Catholic Church issues says it's by no means a snub or political slap against...
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Pope Francis
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Mark Abrams
May 25, 2018 - 9:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A documentary film that chronicles the mission of Pope Francis, including the papal visit to Philadelphia, is generating activity at the box office. It's called "Pope Francis: A Man of his Word," and documentary-maker Wim Wenders was given extraordinary access to the...
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Daniel Greenstein
Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education
Mark Abrams
May 22, 2018 - 6:55 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — There will be a new chancellor at the helm of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education come September. Daniel Greenstein, a former administrator in the University of California's system, has been selected to manage the 14 public universities in...
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Students from St. Mary Interparochial School get a workout in the bus driver simulator.
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Mark Abrams
May 16, 2018 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than two dozens students from St. Mary Interparochial School got VIP access to the city's leading transit system. Kids in kindergarten through eighth grade learned about SEPTA's operations during a behind-the-scenes visit after winning the Make the Safe Choice...
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