South Philly

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Andrew Kramer
June 14, 2019 - 9:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) – It's no secret, the Mummers love parades. Even if it means traveling 900 miles to be at one! Right now, about 30 members of The Jack's NYB are in St. Louis to celebrate the Blues winning the Stanley Cup this week. We won. Congratulations to the team, staff and fans...
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"Who talks better than Philadelphians?" said Amber Volpe of South Philly.
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John McDevitt
May 17, 2019 - 12:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A travel and lifestyle website has named the Philadelphia accent one of the sexiest in the country. KYW Newsradio visited the Italian Market in South Philly to get reaction. Bigseventravel.com named the Philadelphia accent the 8th sexiest in the United States. "Who...
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— If you walk into The Jacks New Years Brigade clubhouse in South Philly and say "Play Gloria!" someone is going to play the song made popular by '80s pop star Laura Branigan for you.
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Andrew Kramer
May 17, 2019 - 7:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you walk into The Jacks New Years Brigade clubhouse in South Philly and say "Play Gloria!" someone is going to play the song made popular by '80s pop star Laura Branigan for you. You know the one. Video of Laura Branigan - Gloria [1982> The song did, after all,...
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A sign of Broad Street.
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Mark Abrams
April 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the weather turning warmer, the Avenue of the Arts organization in South Philadelphia is focusing on sprucing up the South Broad Street neighborhood. Paul Beideman, president of the organization, says personnel are working at an accelerated pace to get Broad...
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Councilman Kenyatta Johnson with Urban League director Charlene Matlock Turner and workers and officials from Ready, Willing and Able.
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Pat Loeb
March 11, 2019 - 5:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Point Breeze community isn't waiting for Mayor Kenney's proposed street sweeping pilot. They already have their own program growing and Monday, they announced they're expanding it to get every street in the neighborhood. READ: Mayor Kenney offers...
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A nativity scene in South Philly's Italian Market has been restored.
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Pat Toddy
December 17, 2018 - 7:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A sense of peace is restored to a South Philadelphia neighborhood, now that police have tracked down the nativity bandit who made off with a wooden display of Jesus, Mary and Joseph on Saturday. The Holy Family thief took the creche on the corner of 9th and Montrose...
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South Philly casino granted extension to open
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Tony Romeo
November 28, 2018 - 2:34 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — With indications that start of construction is imminent, the developers of a delayed South Philadelphia casino project have officially been granted an extension of their deadline to finish, and two existing casinos in the region are closer to opening their sports...
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The History of Italian Immigration Museum in East Passyunk Avenue vandalized on Columbus Day 2018.
Marc Virga
Kim Glovas
October 08, 2018 - 1:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police were called to the History of Italian Immigration Museum on East Passyunk Avenue around 10 a.m. Monday, Columbus Day. On a granite memorial sidewalk out front, someone had spray-painted anti-Columbus sentiments, and linked Columbus to President Donald Trump,...
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