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PECO Primate Reserve party
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John McDevitt
July 10, 2019 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In 1995, a devastating fire claimed the lives of 23 endangered primates at the Philadelphia Zoo. Since then, world-renowned exhibits and programs were created in its place, a collaboration between the zoo and PECO. Now 20 years later, the PECO Primate Reserve is...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 29, 2019 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tornado watches and warning have barreled through the greater Philadelphia region this week, but the unusual weather is not unprecedented. Sarah Johnson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, New Jersey, said it's not uncommon for tornadoes...
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PECO Building
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Mark Abrams
May 13, 2019 - 6:58 am
UPDATED: 10:23 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Atlantic City Electric has more than 1,700 customers without power Monday morning in the Hammonton area of South Jersey. The outage was first reported shortly before 10 a.m. Utility crews are responding to identify the trouble location. Officials...
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On Route 202 south, approaching 252, only the left lane gets by for flooding, and a crash approaching this is blocking the two left lanes.
PennDOT
Mark Abrams
April 15, 2019 - 6:22 am
UPDATED: 11:19 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Severe storms ripped through the Philadelphia area early Monday morning, replete with a brief tornado warning, leaving flood conditions and power outages in its wake. Hard to see but crews are trying to fix downed wires here along 309 in front of...
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PECO
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Mark Abrams
March 27, 2019 - 6:43 am
UPDATED: 8:04 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PECO crews have restored the power to all but 55 customers affected by an outage earlt Wednesday morning in Plymouth Township, Montgomery County. Nearly 1,000 customers were left without electricity when two utility poles were knocked down in an...
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Wintry road in Buckingham, Bucks County
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Mark Abrams
March 04, 2019 - 6:39 am
UPDATED: 9:30 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As another blast of winter weather hits the Philadelphia region Monday, SEPTA ran a winter schedule on the regional rails, essentially a Saturday schedule, anticipating fewer commuters because of the snow forecast. "On a normal weekday we would have...
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Dreamstime
Mike Dougherty
March 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Assistance is available for Philadelphians who are having trouble keeping up with their utility bills, and more information will be available at three informational meetings this month . PECO, the Philadelphia Water Department and Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) banded...
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Tim Jimenez | KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
February 25, 2019 - 7:18 am
UPDATED: 2:30 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dangerous winds are whipping through the Philadelphia area Monday, knocking down trees and causing power outages. PECO reports nearly 31,000 customers are without service across the greater Philadelphia area. Thousands of homes and businesses...
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An explosion occurred on 20th Street near Ranstead Street.
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John McDevitt
February 12, 2019 - 11:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Crews from the Philadelphia Fire Department, PGW and PECO are on the scene of an underground explosion on 20th Street in Center City between Chestnut and Ranstead streets. There are no reported injuries, but investigators below street level are trying to determine...
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Work crews continue to repair damage done by a water main break in July on Sansom Street near Juniper.
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Paul Kurtz
February 01, 2019 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Delays keep flooding in for PECO crews who are attempting to repair a water main that broke last July on Sansom Street near Juniper Street. The pipes were replaced in November, and PECO crews have since taken over. But Philadelphia Water Department spokesman John...
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