Mark Abrams

Wines and Shrines of Portugal
Photo provided by the 'The Faithful Traveler'
Mark Abrams
April 14, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The host of EWTN's "Faithful Traveler" series is staging an event in two weeks in Montgomery County - offering a world-premiere preview of her new series on the religious shrines of Portugal. Diana von Glahn has a faithful following and she's planning to offer a...
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File photo of Pope Francis
Robin Zielinski/Las Cruces Sun-News via USA TODAY NETWORK
Mark Abrams
April 12, 2018 - 10:20 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - A two-day international forum on the impact of the five-year papacy of Pope Francis begins Friday on the campus of Villanova University. Dr. Barbara Wall, Villanova's vice president for mission and ministry, is coordinating the conference. She says Pope Francis'...
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Hurricane
Mark Abrams
April 12, 2018 - 2:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Hurricane forecasters are dropping four names they use to identify such storms because of the historic impact the four had last year. Trent Davis, a National Weather Service forecaster based in Mount Holly, New Jersey, says it's something that happens from time to...
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Military Funeral
Mark Abrams
April 11, 2018 - 7:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Funeral services have been finalized for the Huntingdon Valley marine killed in last week's crash of a military helicopter during a training mission in southern California. The visitation for 28-year-old Captain Samuel Schultz will begin Sunday at 10 a.m. at Joseph...
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Japan Drummers
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Mark Abrams
April 10, 2018 - 9:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia's nine-day Cherry Blossom Festival will wrap up with a big event in Fairmount Park on Sunday. Aaron Dilliplane, associate director of special projects at the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia, says the 21st annual Cherry Blossom Festival now...
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Bill Cosby
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Mark Abrams
April 09, 2018 - 9:07 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Protesters greeted Bill Cosby on Monday as the comedian arrived for the first day of his retrial on sex assault charges . But it was an unusual demonstration that drew the most attention. As Cosby was being escorted into the Montgomery County Courthouse, he was...
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Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick discusses a bill he managed to get out of a House committee and passed into law to help support the college educations of the children of fallen police and firefighters. He spoke during an event at the Langhorne Fire Company. Photo credit: Mark Abrams
Mark Abrams
April 05, 2018 - 12:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Financial support for the college education of the children of fallen police and firefighters is now guaranteed under a new federal law. Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick delivered the news during an event Thursday in the engine room of the Langhorne Fire Company...
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Operation Shower
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Mark Abrams
April 04, 2018 - 4:53 pm
BURLINGTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Military moms and moms-to-be were the guests of honor at a luncheon and baby shower Wednesday in Burlington, New Jersey, thrown by the Philadelphia Flyers' wives. Flyers Charities teamed up with Leann Morrissey, founder of the St. Louis-based group "Operation...
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Jobs Center
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Mark Abrams
April 03, 2018 - 3:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A community jobs and training center is now open for business in East Mount Airy. The community learning center dedicated on Tuesday in the 6800 block of Chew Avenue is being operated by the Trades for a Difference group, founded by Jordan Ferrarini. "There's going...
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December 26, 2013 - 6:25 am
Dennis Sullivan, 67, was the former vicar-general in the New York archdiocese.
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