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  • Police Release Video of Vandalism Suspects after Super Bowl

    Police in Philadelphia have released new pictures and video of suspects wanted for vandalism after the Eagles’ Super Bowl victory. In one of the videos, you can see numerous people standing and jumping on top of a parked Corvette at Judson Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. Police say the owner parked her car there so she could attend the Super Bowl parade last Thursday. When she returned, she said her car had extensive damage to the roof and hood. In Center […]

  • Valentine’s Day Cards Fly off Shelves at Hallmark

    The Hallmark store at Suburban Station in Center City was filled with last minute Valentine’s Day shoppers. Employees there said that Valentine`s Day cards have been flying off the shelves. Some shoppers say cards are special because you can express yourself to that special someone. “You can personalize it yourself, really kind of speak your mind and show the person you love, how much you love them and why,” said John Weisman, who bought a card. Some of their other popular […]

  • Local Florists Prepare For Valentine’s Day Rush

    You still have time to get that special someone something for Valentine’s Day. The people at Plaza Flowers in Norristown said that Valentine’s Day will be their busiest day this year. The workers have been preparing since November. Since Friday, they’ve made more than 2,800 bouquets. Their most popular is their classic dozen red roses. “I think that’s why Valentines Day along with the sentiment of love and romance, just the fact that it’s the middle of winter and you […]

  • President Trump Unveils Infrastructure Plan

    President Trump unveiled his plan to revamp the country’s infrastructure. It’s a $1.5 trillion dollar proposal. The money will go towards fixing roads, bridges and bringing broadband internet to rural areas. According to the plan, $200 billion of that 1.5 trillion will come from the federal government. The rest is expected to come from state and local tax dollars as well as private sector investment. Around $100 billion dollars will go to directly to local governments. Another $20 billion will […]

  • 71 People Dead After Plane Crash In Russia

    Investigators in Russia are trying to figure out the cause of a plane crash that left 71 people dead. The Saratov Airlines flight was headed to the city of Orsk. Investigators say the plane disappeared from radar shortly after takeoff from Moscow and later crashed in a snowy area southeast of the city. According to reports, the pilots did not report any kind of problems before the crash. It’s not clear if weather was a factor, but Moscow is experiencing […]

  • Local Stores Gear Up for Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and stores in our area are gearing up for the big day of love. Workers at Edible Arrangements in Center City said that Valentine’s Day is their busiest holiday of the year. They said that around 20 percent of their revenue is made around the holiday. Some of their most popular creations are the Blooming Hearts Fruit Basket and Sweetheart Bouquet. “It is for the wives, for the girlfriends. There’s also a lot […]

  • Crowds Of People Line Broad Street For Eagles Victory Parade

    Philadelphians lined the streets of Center City to watch history. The Philadelphia Eagles road down Broad Street towards the art museum. One of the players held the Vince Lombardy trophy. “We`ve been waiting for this our whole life,” said one fan. Some of the players got off the bus to be with the crowd. Several fans climbed trees and buildings to catch of glimpse. Rebecca Shannon came all the way from South Carolina and thinks this is the beginning of […]

  • Eagles Parade Fever Could Prompt Several To Call Out Of Work

    Thursday’s Eagles victory parade will be unlike anything Philadelphia has ever seen. Millions of people are expected to attend which could leave some businesses wondering who will be showing up for work tomorrow. Agil Mucaj owns an electrical business and says most of his workers asked for Thursday off so they could go to the Eagles parade. “Heck yeah,” he said. “People in Philadelphia are going to enjoy this. It`s unbelievable.” The parade will surely attract Eagles fans of all ages. […]

  • Local High School Holds Talent Showcase for Black History Month

    This past weekend, Cherry Hill High School East & West campuses held a talent showcase in honor of Black History Month. The multicultural program called “Still Rising” was presented by the school’s African American Culture Club.  PHL 17”s Jennifer Lewis-Hall attended the event and accepted an award on behalf of her father, who was recognized for his contributions in federal law enforcement and education.  

  • Celebrities From Philadelphia React to Super Bowl Win

    Celebrities across the country took to social media to celebrate the Eagles big win including some that grew up in the Philadelphia area. Will Smith posted a video to Instagram of himself dancing to the tune of the “Rocky” theme. In the video, he’s wearing a Nick Foles jersey and an Eagles hat. Meanwhile, comedian and Philadelphia native Kevin Hart was in Minneapolis for the big game and got a little too excited about the Eagles win. At one point, […]