Shara Dae Howard

A five-alarm fire broke out early Monday morning at Overbrook Gardens apartment complex, located at 63rd and Jefferson streets.
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Tim Jimenez
December 10, 2018 - 6:22 am
UPDATED: 1:53 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A five-alarm fire broke out early Monday morning at 63rd and Jefferson streets. Fifty-seven people were displaced from their homes and into the frigid cold around 2 a.m. after being evacuated from the Overbrook Gardens apartment complex. Massive...
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Red Paws
Jen Leary/Red Paw Emergency Relief Team
Shara Dae Howard
November 16, 2018 - 9:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Red Paw, a local nonprofit dedicated to saving the lives of animals, is asking for the public's help after their response unit was broken into and stolen. "Poof, gone," said Jen Leary, Philadelphia firefighter and founder of the Red Paw Emergency Relief Tea. "What we...
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Penn Museum
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Shara Dae Howard
November 09, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Penn Museum has added Archaeology in the A.M. to its family access programs designed for teens and young adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities Archaeology in the A.M. pairs exploring the lives of the ancients with making new friends, according to...
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Traveling While Black
Shara Dae Howard | KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
November 09, 2018 - 6:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Penn Museum is hosting a one-person play that explores travel and the black experience. Inspired by Langston Hughes’ autobiographical journey "I Wonder As I Wander," Idris Cooper-Anifowoshe examines the stresses of African-American travel from historical...
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Tours of Middle East Galleries at Penn Museum will now be led by refugees and immigrants
Shara Dae Howard | KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
October 06, 2018 - 10:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's no longer just teachers and retirees leading tours. The Penn Museum is introducing gallery tours led by immigrants and refugees in its new Middle East Galleries. What better way to learn about another culture than to speak to someone from that culture? That's the...
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KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
October 05, 2018 - 4:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's football season, and SEPTA is making sure Eagles fans make it home safely after home games. It's that time of year again, and SEPTA is routing for Eagles fans this season with a new, free program. "It's called the Free Rides Home Program," said SEPTA's Carla...
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 Nikki Powerhouse
Shara Dae Howard | KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
September 21, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The 2018 recipient of the Leeway Foundation Art and Change grant, local artist Nikki Powerhouse, is taking her one woman play to the African American Museum in Philadelphia. "The Art of I Am," a one woman play, challenges the standards of beauty in the era of the #...
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KYW Newsradio
August 17, 2018 - 5:36 pm
CAMDEN, NJ. (KYW Newsradio) -- Authorities have announced that one of the three suspects wanted in the attempted murder of two New Jersey detectives has been captured. Juan Figueroa CAPTURED! He is one of the three suspects who attempted to murder 2 police dets last week. We are closing in on Hall...
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First Responder Appreciation Day
Shara Dae Howard | KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
August 17, 2018 - 3:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- August 17 marked the 3rd annual First Responder Appreciation Day in Philadelphia and some community organizations showed their gratitude in some mouth watering ways. "This is great for officers and great for morale," said Captain Frank Milillo, of the 3rd Police...
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National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
Shara Dae Howard | KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
August 03, 2018 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Famous 4th Street Cookie Company kicked off National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day a day early by delivering trays of free chocolate chip cookies to the Ronald McDonald House in West Philadelphia. August 4 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, and Hudson Meyer, a guest...
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