Northeast Philadelphia

Friendship Gate in Chinatown, Philadelphia
Steve Tawa
June 08, 2018 - 2:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Research from Philadelphia-based Pew Charitable Trusts says immigrants are helping to drive the city's recent population growth, increasing its workforce, and boosting the number of entrepreneurs. According to the study, "There are about 66,000 more people in the...
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The Apartments at St. Bart's
Justin Udo
Justin Udo
June 04, 2018 - 2:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new affordable housing complex in Northeast Philadelphia is taking an innovative approach to senior living. The site of the former St. Bartholomew Catholic School in Frankford is now home to the latest facility operated by NewCourtland Senior Services. Silvia...
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Pennypack Creek
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
June 03, 2018 - 8:58 am
NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police and rescue crews discovered the body of a 30-year-old woman Sunday morning who was swept away by the Pennypack Creek Saturday night. The Philadelphia Police Marine Unit combed the murky waterway before discovering a female's body near debris and brush...
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Guests with special needs attend a prom
Andrew Kramer-KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 24, 2018 - 10:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's prom season. And in Northeast Philadelphia on Thursday night, dozens of individuals with special needs, most of them younger, put on their fancy attire and enjoyed a magical evening organized just for them. Attendees got to walk the red carpet to rousing ovations...
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Dan Wing
April 19, 2018 - 9:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - A firefighter and two children were hospitalized after a fire broke out at a home in Philadelphia's Torresdale section overnight. Crews were called to the home on Yale Place just before 2am. The blaze was brought under control in a little over a half hour, but not...
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Ammar Shahid, a second year resident who will volunteer his time at the clinic.
Cherri Gregg
Cherri Gregg
April 05, 2018 - 11:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - A free health clinic operated by Muslim volunteers will hold its grand opening this weekend in Northeast Philadelphia. When the facility was first announced, the response was hate. Facebook posts told Muslims to "go back to where they came from" and others expressed...
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