Kelsey Fabian joined PHL17 in November 2018 and is excited to be back in her home state! Although she is originally from Lancaster County, Kelsey is very familiar with Philadelphia, having earned a journalism degree from Temple University’s Klein College of Media and Communication.
Before making her way back to Philly, Kelsey made her way around the nation. Working at stations in the Midwest, New England and down South. Kelsey has spent quite a few years waking up before the sun, as she has spent all of her time on air as a morning reporter. Over the years she has also taken on other roles such as anchor and producer. She even spent her first year in the real world working for the web team at NBC10 in Philadelphia.
In her spare time she loves to travel, explore new restaurants and spend time with her family and friends. You will often catch Kelsey talking about her love for animals or you may even see her around the city walking her dog, Little Dude!
Join the Pennsylvania SPCA for it’s first city-wide charitable dining event. Eat and drink at 26 participating restaurants within the city and part of your check will be donated to the support the PSPCA. Dine Out for Pet’s Sake is happening all day long Wednesday, September 18. To find a list of all the participants click here!
Fall festival season has arrived! Kick off the season this weekend, September 14 and 15 with Peddlers Village Scarecrow Festival. Enjoy a weekend filled with fall family fun including scarecrow-making workshops, pumpkin painting, live musical entertainment, face painting, pony rides and pumpkin bowling! Stroll around to see the scarecrows in the village designed by members of the public. Vote on your favorites, there are more than 200 of them to choose from.
Meet Layna! This special needs Chihuahua will melt your heart! Layna, is a brave little girl who has defied all odds! She was first found on the side of a road after being hit by a car. When Tiny Paws Rescue took her under their wing she was scared and unable to move her back legs. After a full year of vet appointments and lots of physical therapy, Layna is able to walk on all fours! Her back legs have […]
Dump trucks, excavators and bulldozers — construction equipment that can be fun for all ages. Diggerland in West Berlin, New Jersey can make you kids dreams come true by letting them explore the world of constuction. Diggerland is an entirely construction themed amusement park. It allows your kids to operate and ride heavy machinery in a safe family-friendly environment. The park has more than 25 attractions and a lot of fan favorites, including the Spin Dizzy which takes riders for […]
The Franklin Institute is celebrating the anniversary of the first moon landing. Summer of the Moon is happening Saturday, July 20. Stop by to see special live science shows, footage of the 1969 landing, rocket launchings and there will be space related objects on display including a computer that was used during Apollo 11. The 50th anniversary celebration kicks off at 10 am and is included with general admission.
The best kept secret in South Jersey — Cooper River Yacht Club! The yacht club has been teaching people to sail for more than 50 years. Every summer they offer courses for both kids and adults. Whether you strive to be a world champion sailor or you just want to take up a new hobby the Cooper River Yacht Club can help. Instruction is provided by experienced sailing instructors. Youth classes are during the daytime, on weekdays and adult classes […]
Two weeks of great eats, at prices you can’t beat! Ardmore Restaurant Week is back and bigger than ever, allowing you to taste the flavors of 20 different restaurants. Enjoy two-course lunch menus for $10 and $15, and three-course dinner menus for $15, $25 and $35. The participating restaurants offer cuisine types from allover the world along with vegan and vegetarian options. Ardmore Restaurant Week ends July, 28.
Meet Remington! This 2-year-old friendly feline was found on the streets of Camden. When he first arrived at Homeward Bound Adoption Center he was very sick, but after an emergency surgery and some good care, he is healthy and ready for love! Remington loves to show affection, sit on your lap and play. He would do great in a home with kids. This handsome guy is also good with other animals. Click here to learn more!
Fireworks and cookouts are tradition when it comes to celebrating the 4th of July, but learning about America’s history could be another great way to celebrate. The Betsy Ross house is the perfect place to visit! Learn the important role women played on the very first Independence Day, gather around a storyteller and listen to tales from the 1700’s and take selfies with patriotic gear. There will also be extended hours from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. this Thursday and […]
Meet Billy! This guy may be tiny, but he is mighty! Billy is a 7lbs Yorkie looking for lots of love. He loves people, kisses and attention. This sweetheart wants to be as close to you as possible, so if you are willing to carry to him around, you’ll win him over quickly. He was found in a shelter in Louisiana and rescued by the Blind Dog Rescue Alliance. This little guy is blind, but gets around just fine and […]