University City

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Tim Jimenez
June 08, 2020 - 7:42 am
The Philadelphia Parking Authority officially re-enforced parking meters Monday — then extended free parking for another week. Read more here.
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Spotted lanternfly
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Mark Abrams
April 22, 2020 - 4:30 pm
The first hatches of the spotted lanternfly have been detected in West Philadelphia, but an expert on the pest said there’s still time to stop them. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Tom Farley
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KYW Staff
April 17, 2020 - 3:29 pm
The number of new COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia continues to rise at a steady, consistent rate — signaling progress in containing the spread. But officials say it’s too soon to predict when the city can reopen. Read the latest here.
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Vaccine.
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Lynne Adkins
January 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
A University City lab is part of a group working on a vaccine for the Wuhan coronavirus. Read more here.
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SEPTA changes station to Penn Medicine
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Mike DeNardo
January 27, 2020 - 1:06 pm
Under a new five-year, $3.3 million sponsorship deal, SEPTA is changing University City Station to Penn Medicine Station. Read more here.
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Center City District 2018 Ice Rink Opening
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Holli Stephens
November 08, 2019 - 4:45 am
You have about three weeks left until Thanksgiving — aka, Black Friday, which ends the season of laid-back excursions and marks the beginning of tedious holiday shopping. Get a jumpstart with The KYW To-Do List, your weekend guide for things to do in Philly and the suburbs.
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Scaffolding buckled in University City.
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Shara Dae Howard
June 17, 2019 - 1:25 pm
UPDATED: 2:10 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rescue crews were on the scene of a scaffolding collapse in University City Monday. Police say just after 12:30 p.m. at 34th and Walnut streets, the scaffolding from a work site buckled and snapped in two, trapping two workers. Two men were left...
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Massive Schuylkill Yards development in University City clears final obstacle in City Council
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Pat Loeb
June 12, 2019 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A massive development in West Philadelphia cleared its last obstacle Wednesday when a City Council committee approved zoning changes for the area. Council, however, acted against the advice of the Planning Commission. Schuylkill Yards will cover 14 acres just west of...
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Mike DeNardo
April 23, 2019 - 1:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Center City's economy is growing, but not quickly enough, says a new report. Center City has averaged a 2.1% job growth rate over the last three years. But it should be even higher, says Paul Levy, president and CEO of the Center City District. "The recent rebound is...
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