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Recent Articles
  • Adopt A Pet: Diamond

    It’s time for Mummers and Mutts and this week we introduce you to Diamond. This oldie but goodie is a 12-year-old Doberman mix who is looking for a easy-going home to call her own. You may say Diamond is a low energy girl but she is definitely spritely… she loves to play tug-o-war and snuggle with her favorite stuffed animals. She also gets along very well with other dogs and even cats! She was surrendered by her owners because they couldn’t […]

  • Adopt A Pet: Nina

    It’s Meow Monday! ACCT Philly stopped by our PHL17 studio with a special guest who is dressed to impress, meet Nina! Nina is a four year old domestic short-haired mix with a lot of love to give. Our friends at ACCT Philly believe that she was previously in a loving home that treated her well, but had to give her up because they were moving. Nina is very curious for her age and wants to be around people as much as possible. She would […]

  • Last Minute Tax Day Tips

    CPA Brian Greenberg from Brian C. Greenberg & Associates joins PHL17 Morning News to share some last minute tax day tips. Need to file for an extension? Want to know how to get a refund every year? He’s got all the tips you need. If you’re filing for an extension, make sure to use an IRS extension Form 4868.

  • Woodland String Band Bittersweet Championship

    Steve Highsmith spends some time with the Mummers Parade defending champs, Woodland String Band.  Their Mummers Parade title in 2012 was the first in over 80 years for the club.  But winning for Woodland was bittersweet.

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    Mummers Fun on Eye Opener with Greater Overbrook Stringband!

    There’s no better way to celebrate in the City of Philadelphia than with an amazing string band ahead of New Year’s Day! And, Greater Overbrook String Band strummed and strutted their way in our studio performing great holiday classics and traditional string band tunes for us live on set. The string band based in Delaware County is gearing up for the Mummers Parade which you can watch right here on PHL 17.  The band performed “Heading for the Hills” at […]

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    Mugshot Diner Makeover on Hostess

    If you think that transforming from a plain Jane to a knock out is the stuff of fairy tales…well, keep dreaming because this week Morning rush did just that!  My Morning Rush crew and I made our way down to the Mugshot Diner located at 2424 East York Street in Philadelphia to find our plain Jane, Christine. The food was delicious and definitely a must try but this is not Biz Bites.  We were at the diner to do business, […]

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    Zoom Room

    Some of us like to tone up and look our best before facing the summer heat. In this week’s Pet Corner, we found a workout program for you… and your pooch! Zoom Room is a dog agility and obedience training facility that pet owners will love. They are offering a  class that is a workout for you and your dog. You will go through calisthenic warm-ups, and move onto different stations that focus on different muscles groups. While you’re exercising, […]

  • Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show 2014

    83rd Annual Spring Show       For more information go to www.rittenhousesquareart.com

  • A recent BIG catch could mean BIG things for the Schuylkill River

    A rather large fish was recently caught and released near the fairmount water works as part of an annual spring survey. Scientists say the big striped bass is proof that on-going efforts to improve the quality of water is working. Scientists also found that more than fifty types of species now swim in the section of the Schuylkill that flows through the city….. Wow, who knew!…

  • Blasius Chocolate Factory Kensington, PA

    For over sixty years, Blasius Chocolate Factory in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, has been pleasing the palates of customers from all over Philadelphia.  And, with Valentine’s Day just a day away, they showed PHL17’s Jennifer Lewis-Hall some secrets for wooing your sweetheart with sweet treats you can make at home.