Navy Yard

Another biotechnology company that scouted locations all over the country has broken ground at the Philadelphia Navy Yard for a production facility.
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Steve Tawa
June 12, 2019 - 3:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Another biotechnology company that scouted locations all over the country has broken ground at the Philadelphia Navy Yard for a production facility. The company plans to launch its own manufacturing hub to produce cell therapy cancer treatments. Northern California-...
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June Robbins
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June 07, 2019 - 5:00 am
By Charlotte Reese PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — By now, you know the story of Rosie the Riveter. But more than half of "Rosies" providing a helping hand to the war effort were actually not riveters. Nearly 70 years later, they want modern women to know their stories. "We've come a long way, baby...
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Navy Yard Sea Monster
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Andrew Kramer
November 16, 2018 - 8:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- After spending over a month at the Navy Yard, its long tentacles hanging out the windows of the building it's been living in, that giant purple sea monster has moved on. But not before crowds gathered Friday night for one last look. Stephanie Jones knew she'd regret...
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Rachel Kurland
November 13, 2018 - 1:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It invaded South Philadelphia and stole our hearts, but now, it's time for the tentacle-based creature to say farewell. The art installation was added to the Navy Yard about a month ago , which displays a purple, blue and green sea monster weaving in between the...
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Andrew Kramer
November 03, 2018 - 11:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The night sky was lit up above the Navy Yard, in South Philadelphia Saturday, thanks to the hundreds of people who showed up for a unique 5K. The Starry Night 5K Run is a fundraising event hosted by the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. "We're supporting the family...
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Justin Udo
October 09, 2018 - 5:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A purple, blue, and green sea monster has taken over The Navy Yard in Philadelphia, and sightseers can't get enough. "It's incredible, it's so extraordinary," said one witness. Many who got a chance see the sea monster and its 20 tentacles bursting out of an old...
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
September 20, 2018 - 5:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A forum on fighting flu in Philadelphia convened on the Penn State campus at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia on Thursday. The naval site was the source of a flu pandemic that hit the city 100 years ago. "More than 20,000 people died in the city and about 14,000 of...
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L. L. Bean has set up a temporary outdoor office space in Philadelphia's Navy Yard.
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Justin Udo
July 17, 2018 - 1:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Birds chirping, a warm summer breeze, and sunshine are not things most office workers can enjoy during their work day. Outdoor sporting goods retailer L. L. Bean is looking to change that by encouraging workers across Philadelphia to leave the cubical behind and to...
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Girls on the Run 5K
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
June 09, 2018 - 12:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Girls on the Run is a program designed to pair up young girls with established career women for mentorship through running. The program culminated with a 5k run and a day of fun Saturday in South Philadelphia. More than 500 girls and their families dropped by the...
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