Mike DeNardo

Julia Frank and Alfredo Pratico
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Mike DeNardo
June 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been a real-world education for the two student members on the Philadelphia school board. As they complete their year of service, they're making some suggestions for the future. In addition to their schoolwork, Julia Frank and Alfredo Pratico have spent the last...
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The last day of classes for Philadelphia school students is Tuesday, June 4. The district is sending kids home with bags of books, so they can maintain their reading techniques during the summer. 
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Mike DeNardo
June 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The last day of classes for Philadelphia school students is Tuesday, June 4. The district is sending kids home with bags of books, so they can maintain their reading techniques during the summer. Reading specialist Kristen Campbell is encouraging her kindergarten...
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public park
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Mike DeNardo
May 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, NJ. (KYW Newsradio) — Community leaders in Camden are hoping a series of summer activities will continue to reconnect residents with the city's refurbished public parks. Organizers say the annual season of concerts, dance parties and arts events known as " Connect the Lots " attracted 10,...
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PCCY Grant
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Mike DeNardo
May 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A round of new arts grants this year is beginning to bear fruit in Philadelphia schools. It's crunch time at the Overbrook Educational Center, where students are in their final days of rehearsals for their production of 'The Wiz' next Friday, Saturday and Sunday (May...
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Dawn Staley
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Mike DeNardo
April 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Six-thousand Philadelphia high school seniors will gather on Wednesday for a sendoff before their college careers. Last year, former First Lady Michelle Obama visited the Liacouras Center for the School District of Philadelphia's annual "College Signing Day," an...
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
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Mike DeNardo
April 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two charter operators whose applications for new schools were rejected by the school board last month are trying again. The school board in February unanimously turned down charter applications for the Joan Myers Brown Academy by String Theory and the Tacony Academy...
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Community College of Philadelphia
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March 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
UPDATED: 11:30 P.M. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Contract negotiations will continue Monday as the faculty union and the Community College of Philadelphia administration failed to come to an agreement. Talks ran late into the night Sunday, as a last-ditch effort to prevent 1,200 staffers from...
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Olga Torres
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Mike DeNardo
March 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Philadelphia teacher is one of six nationwide to receive honors from the Kennedy Center. This is the final year that Washington's Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present its Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards. The honor was created in 2010 in...
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Citizens Bank Park
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Mike DeNardo
February 28, 2019 - 4:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Minutes after the news of Bryce Harper 13-year, $330 million contract broke, the Phillies ticket office was busier than a vendor on Dollar Dog Night. After months of back and forth, sources say the 26-year-old and the Phillies have finally reached a deal — possibly...
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SEPTA Prime Mover
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Mike DeNardo
February 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Heavy snow does more than make roads slippery. It can pile up on rail tracks. But SEPTA now has a new weapon to keep one of its lines moving. The Norristown High Speed Line is especially susceptible to drifting snow because its tracks are on higher ground in Delaware...
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