Sam Masterson
July 22, 2020 - 9:11 am
At a Missouri prom and graduation ceremony, 19 students tested positive for COVID-19. According to a press release from the school, both events were held with CDC guidelines in mind.
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A post from the Adopt A High School Senior 2020 Facebook group
Adopt A High School Senior 2020
Cherri Gregg
May 29, 2020 - 12:36 pm
When Philadelphia teacher Kelli Wyatt started a social media effort to celebrate high school seniors whose graduations and proms were sidelined by COVID-19, she had no idea it would grow as big as it did. Read more here.
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Candy Manning offers free prom photos to seniors
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Antionette Lee
May 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
In normal times, high school students around the country would have been looking forward to their prom around this time. Read more here.
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Archbishop Wood Catholic High School video
Archbishop Wood Catholic High School
Mark Abrams
April 23, 2020 - 12:31 pm
The faculty and staff at Archbishop Wood Catholic High School in Warminster created a heartwarming video tribute for the graduating class of 2020, inspired by a children’s book, as their final semester has been upended by the coronavirus. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
April 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia parents and high school seniors were holding onto hope that graduations could be held in June. But the superintendent isn’t so sure. Read more here.
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Flowers in a shop
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Kim Glovas
April 09, 2020 - 4:06 pm
Spring means prom season, and prom means flowers. However, one florist says flower sales have gone down significantly. Read more here
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Young adult prom at the DoubleTree Hotel in Center City
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Andrew Kramer
April 12, 2019 - 11:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of young adults Thursday got to enjoy the prom night they never thought they'd get to experience. For these people, who left high school before graduation, it was a celebration of them trying to better their lives. Like the 100 or so guests at this young adult...
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Federal, state and local laws protect workers and applicants from ageism. But how do you identify ageism, and what can you do to protect your legal rights?
KYW Newsradio
April 07, 2019 - 10:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about age discrimination. AARP released a report in 2018 showing that nearly two out of three workers over age 45 have experienced age bias while at work...
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Joseph Williams will stand trial on two counts of criminal homicide.
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
July 18, 2018 - 6:58 pm
BRISTOL, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 19-year-old Bristol man has been charged with killing two people in a prom night shooting. A 48-year-old was charged with one of the killings, but prosecutors amended the charges based on autopsy results. Joseph Williams will stand trial on two counts of criminal...
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CHOP Prom was a magical evening for hundreds of patients at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
June 15, 2018 - 7:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was a magical evening for hundreds of patients at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Thursday. Seventeen-year-old Tommy was looking sharp in his vest and tie as he attended his fifth CHOP Prom. "It's really a great way for us all to get out of our rooms and...
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