Steve Tawa

9th Street Italian Market Festival
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
May 17, 2018 - 5:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The nation's oldest outdoor market will be bursting with food, drink, and entertainment, when the 9th Street Italian Market Festival returns this weekend. It's a rain or shine, eight-block long event, and pay-as-you-go for all food and drink. Next door to the iconic...
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Dontai Patterson
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Steve Tawa
May 16, 2018 - 2:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Philadelphia man whose first-degree murder conviction was recently vacated by a judge is now clear of all charges after an extraordinary motion filed by District Attorney Larry Krasner. It reads, in part, "the Commonwealth will not retry a case against a man who is...
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Jose Garces
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Steve Tawa
May 02, 2018 - 4:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jose Garces, the award-winning celebrity chef, is taking the bankruptcy route on a path out of his financial mess. The Philadelphia-based chef, who owns acclaimed restaurants nationwide, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today in Camden, N.J., as a means to...
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Avenue of the Arts 25th Anniversary Gala
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Steve Tawa
April 29, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Avenue of the Arts is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a party on Friday night. "The theme of our 25th anniversary is really forward looking, it's "Building a Bright Future," said Avenue of the Arts Inc President Paul Beideman. Originally thought of in 1993 as a...
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Sen. Bob Casey discussed Wills Eye Hospital's inpatient care.
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
April 27, 2018 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Wills Eye Hospital, a perennial top-ranked specialty hospital, has regained an important federal classification to preserve patient access to high-quality care and receive higher Medicare rates. When the hospital, located at Eighth and Walnut streets, sold its...
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Schuylkill River Trail
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Steve Tawa
April 20, 2018 - 2:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The latest segment to open along the Schuylkill River Trail has some dynamic views in every direction, not to mention it's a terrific place to walk, run, ride or just hang out. The South Street to Christian Street segment is 1,400 feet, at the end of the Schuylkill...
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John Lewis
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Steve Tawa
April 16, 2018 - 1:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Civil Rights leader John Lewis visited St. Joseph's University on Monday to talk about the life and legacy of his friend and mentor, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., reflecting on Dr. King's visit to the City Avenue campus fifty years ago. John Lewis was with Dr. King...
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Modern Times Exhibit
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Steve Tawa
April 12, 2018 - 2:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A new exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art explores dizzying changes in America in the early 20th century. "Modern Times: American Art 1910-1950" is on view April 18 through September 3. During a preview walk-through, curator Jessica Todd Smith pointed to "...
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Monsignor William Lynn
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Steve Tawa
April 10, 2018 - 2:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia priest-abuse scandal is back on the court docket. Pennsylvania's Superior Court is considering the case of Monsignor William Lynn, the first Roman Catholic official convicted for his supervisory role over priests accused of sexually abusing children...
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Gun Laws
Steve Tawa
April 09, 2018 - 1:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee is joining what has been a national narrative about changing gun laws by holding the first of four-days of hearings in Harrisburg. An even number of Republican and Democratic lawmakers are lined up to testify, rather than...
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