Steve Tawa

Delphi Project Summer Camp
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
June 30, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Dozens of Philadelphia public school students got some keen insights into the life of professional-level dancers, at a five-day summer camp at the Pennsylvania Ballet. They took up ballet, jazz, modern and African dance classes. A longtime soloist with the...
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Re-entry simulation
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
June 29, 2018 - 3:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Participants at a "Re-entry simulation" on Friday faced the often unpredictable challenges that people encounter when they get out of prison. It was a taste of re-entry reality. Assuming the identities of ex-offenders, they had a check-list of tasks - moving table to...
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Joe Snyder
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
June 22, 2018 - 2:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- At the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, advocates for older folks and financial institutions discussed strategies to combat elder financial abuse. Much of it centers on raising awareness. Joe Snyder, the chair of the Philadelphia Financial Exploitation...
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LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
June 16, 2018 - 10:00 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- Good grades and showing up will add up to university scholarships for hundreds of students from LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden. Here's the challenge: maintain at least a 3.5 Grade Point Average, with a stellar attendance record, fewer than four...
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Frankford Creek Greenway
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
June 09, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia's trails are growing like weeds. The latest is the first phase of the Frankford Creek Greenway, just south of the Betsy Ross Bridge, and under I-95. The 1.2-mile segment of Frankford Creek Greenway connects Aramingo Avenue and Wheatsheaf Lane to Delaware...
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Student Organ Donor Project
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
June 02, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Several Philadelphia high schools brought their classroom projects to the Gift of Life Donor Program on North 3rd Street to promote organ and tissue awareness in their schools. Bodine High School 16-year old Junior Jay Chen and his friends at Youth Volunteer Corps...
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Jose Garces
Ceisler Media & Issue Advocacy
Steve Tawa
June 01, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- While a Philadelphia celebrity chef has just closed one of his restaurants, as the date approaches for a bankruptcy auction, he's already planning to open new restaurants, with familiar menus. Chef Jose Garces says the closing of his Distrito restaurant in the...
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The super-post-Panamax cranes at PhilaPort are described as a "game-changer."
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
May 29, 2018 - 4:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Local, state and federal officials, along with dock workers, say two enormous new cranes rising from the Port of Philadelphia will keep them competitive with other top-notch ports. And, recent infrastructure improvements will translate to nearly 7,000 jobs. The super-...
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Dreamstime
Steve Tawa
May 25, 2018 - 5:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A prominent Wilmington lawyer has been sentenced for his role in a massive "payday" lending scheme, which took advantage of hundreds of thousands of "financially vulnerable" clients, according to federal prosecutors. His co-defendant who led the enterprise, will be...
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Steve Tawa
May 22, 2018 - 8:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) — The parade of ships returns to the Delaware River waterfront for Memorial Day weekend. Landlubber or old salt, visitors will see ships docked from Market Street to the end of the Penn’s Landing Marina to explore up close. Six are available for tours, and five vessels...
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