Memorial Day weekend

If you decided to spend the holiday weekend down the shore, you might a good choice.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 27, 2019 - 4:35 pm
SEA ISLE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — If you spent your holiday weekend down the shore, you got to enjoy some miraculous weather. Too often on Memorial Day weekend down the shore, “It’s usually cold, rainy, everyone is in sweatshirts, bundled up," said Dan Allerton, who was at the shore for the weekend...
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Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Kim Glovas/KYW Newsradio
May 27, 2019 - 10:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A slow stream of people trickled in early to the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Spruce and Front streets to remember those lost in the war. Many came to the memorial alone, solemnly staring at the wall and wiping tears from their eyes. Andrew Shuman, who...
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This image released by Disney shows Mena Massoud as Aladdin in Disney's live-action adaptation of the 1992 animated classic "Aladdin."
Disney via AP
May 26, 2019 - 4:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office, which included two new original R-rated films that opened as counterprogramming to...
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Spruce Street Harbor Park - Memorial Day weekend 2019
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
May 25, 2019 - 6:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) — Memorial Day weekend was a celebration, even for those who didn’t hit the shore. Some folks who didn’t make it to South Jersey this weekend still got a chance to stroll the boardwalk, the Philly boardwalk, at Spruce Street Harbor Park. "It's very similar to the shore...
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USS Becuna
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
May 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Happy Birthday Becky! A historic decommissioned submarine that now calls Penn's landing home is turning 75-years-old this Memorial Day. "Becky was what some of the sailors, who sailed on the submarine Becuna, had nicked named her," explained John Brady President and...
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We the People engraved in the facade of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA
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Hadas Kuznits
May 24, 2019 - 3:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Constitution Center will be hosting a special weekend program that honors America’s fallen military heroes, and teaches visitors about origins of Memorial Day. Jenna Kehres, the museum programs manager at the National Constitution Center, says the program...
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On this Memorial Day weekend, a South Jersey woman is making a $10,000 donation to a local animal shelter. In return, they’re honoring the woman’s mother, an animal lover herself who died at the Pentagon during the 9/11 attacks in 2001.
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
May 24, 2019 - 1:47 pm
BLACKWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — On this Memorial Day weekend, a South Jersey woman is making a $10,000 donation to a local animal shelter. In return, they’re honoring the woman’s mother, an animal lover herself who died at the Pentagon during the 9/11 attacks in 2001. A plaque now hangs outside...
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Ocean City boardwalk
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 24, 2019 - 11:59 am
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Memorial day weekend began Friday with a breathtaking sunrise that turned the sky orange. After that, the floodgates opened and the crowds started filling the boardwalk through the morning as summer unofficially begins. It’s hard to beat a sunrise down the shore...
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Raw meat
Muhammad Lila/CNN
May 23, 2019 - 3:39 pm
By AJ Willingham (CNN) — If you're planning on firing up the grill this Memorial Day weekend, you may want to double check your meat products before you get a very un-festive surprise. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a recall for more than 62,000...
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Free Toll Friday
Courtesy of Chickie's & Pete's
Rachel Kurland
May 23, 2019 - 2:49 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — If you're going to be stuck in traffic at the start of Memorial Day weekend, at least it'll be free. At least 1 million people will be traveling throughout New Jersey for the holiday — more than a quarter on the Atlantic City Expressway alone. If you plan on driving...
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