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Utility crews go to Florida ahead of Hurricane Dorian
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
August 30, 2019 - 7:05 am
Power crews from the greater Philadelphia region are on the move to help those in Florida if the power goes out when Hurricane Dorian hits.
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The rehab of the Byberry Road Bridge in Upper Moreland, Montgomery County is finished. But a major complication is preventing it from re-opening.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
August 07, 2019 - 8:18 am
UPPER MORELAND TWP., Pa (KYW Newsradio) — The long-anticipated re-opening of the small but heavily used Byberry Road Bridge in Upper Moreland has been delayed because of a subcontractor's costly digging mistake. The two-lane Byberry Road Bridge over a tiny section of the Southampton Creek has been...
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On a broiling mid-July afternoon, three activists from EQAT (pronounced "equate") were arrested for unfurling a banner from the roof of PECO's headquarters on Market Street declaring, "Climate is changing — Why isn't PECO?"
Courtesy of Kaytee Ray-Riek, EQAT
Rasa Kaye
August 01, 2019 - 10:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Earth Quaker Action Team is turning up the heat on PECO. On a broiling mid-July afternoon, three activists from EQAT (pronounced "equate") were arrested for unfurling a banner from the roof of PECO's headquarters on Market Street declaring, "Climate is changing — Why...
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PECO Primate Reserve party
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
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
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
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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Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
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
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
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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