New Year

New Year's Eve fireworks along the Delaware River.
KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
December 31, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Thousands are expected at Penn's Landing for the 6 p.m. and midnight fireworks shows, and crews at the Navy Yard Wednesday make their final checks on the barges that carry the explosives. Read more here.
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About 100 people gathered in Rittenhouse Square for a Rosh Hashanah celebration on Sunday.
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Shara Dae Howard
September 30, 2019 - 10:39 am
Rosh Hashanah is a two-day celebration that marks a significant time in the Jewish community. It began Sunday night in Philadelphia, with a celebration in Rittenhouse Square.
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A new year brings new laws, but there are still some old odd ones on the books.
Dreamstime
John McDevitt
January 03, 2019 - 5:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new year brings new laws, but there are still some old odd ones on the books. In Pennsylvania, it's illegal to pretend to be a fortune teller and to tell someone where to dig for a treasure. "It just says that it's illegal to pretend to be a fortune teller. It doesn...
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This June 9, 2014 file photo shows a dish of steak and cheese pasta in Concord, N.H.
Matthew Mead/AP Photo
January 01, 2019 - 9:16 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food & Health Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas? If you're planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you're sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do it. It seems like everyone has an...
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With ponchos on and umbrellas in hand, crowds weren't about to let rain stop them from enjoying fireworks along the Delaware River Waterfront to ring in 2019.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
December 31, 2018 - 9:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With ponchos on and umbrellas in hand, crowds weren't about to let rain stop them from enjoying fireworks along the Delaware River Waterfront to ring in 2019. "It's fireworks, it's New Year's, it's the best," said Kate Bowers, who didn't allow the wet weather to ruin...
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Times square has the ball drop, Philadelphia has fireworks to mark the New Year, but there are some other communities in the region that have some unique New Year's Eve traditions.
Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
December 30, 2018 - 1:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Times square has the ball drop, Philadelphia has fireworks to mark the new year, but there are some other communities in the region that have some unique New Year's Eve traditions. This is the sixth year for the "mushroom drop" in Kennett Square, Chester County, which...
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