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  • Adopt A Pet: Porcupine

    Porcupine is our happy go lucky lady for this week’s Mums & Mutts! Porcupine is a five year old Terrier mix who’s a bundle of energy. She is always ready for a walk and after running out all her energy, she enjoys belly rubs and snuggling up with anyone willing to love her. Certainly the most outgoing pup we have seen in a while. She would really make a great pet in the type of home where she can be your […]

  • Action News at 10 on PHL17: Jeff Skversky

    Jeff Skversky, Action News Sports Reporter and Anchor, is a Delaware Valley native and former 6abc intern joined Action News in February, 2009. Jeff’s broadcasting career started down the shore at Channel 40 in Atlantic City, New Jersey as the weekend sports anchor. After a year and a half at WMGM-TV, Jeff headed to Syracuse, New York where he was the weekend sportscaster at WSTM-TV. From there it was off to the Midwest, Jeff joined KMOV-TV in St. Louis in […]

  • Feline Foster Challenge with Philadoptables

    Philadoptables is sponsoring their first ever Feline Foster event, kicking off Saturday, August 20th through August 27th at the ACCT Philly Shelter. The goal of this event is to find a forever home for 35 cats from ACCT Philly.  Simply pick them up, love them, and send them on their way to a bright future! Philadoptables Board Member, Ali Swiakowski, and Ame Dorminy from ACCT Philly joined PHL17 in the studio for more on this claw-some event. Check it out. […]

  • Stomp The Runway: An Awareness Raising Fashion Show

    Stomp The Runway returns August 20th at 7pm at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia. The event aims to increase awareness of sexual abuse and includes five high-energy runway shows and a celebrity catwalk featuring local celebrities from the Philadelphia area. This year’s proceeds will support Women Organized Against Rape, which provides both a safe haven and educational and legal resources for women experiencing abuse. Creator and Director Rashad Corey was in the studio with PHL17’s Jennifer Lewis-Hall. Take a look.

  • Awesome Back-To-School Guide

    PHL17’s Lauren Berman: Katie, what is your go to gear for kids heading back to school? Katie Linendoll, Tech Expert: I think the biggest thing is the backpack, everyone is always sizing each other up, and this one here is from Five Star, and you can check these out. They have rip resistant material, three  different colors, and they have a number of different styles whether it is seven  inches of extra storage or one with installation for lunch, […]

  • A Great Way To Save Time On Laundry

    60% of consumers say their greatest inconvenience while washing clothes is having to wash separate loads. With U.S. households washing an average of 10 loads of laundry each week, new appliance technologies are helping to lighten the load… literally! Leading this laundry revolution is the Twin Wash System and its sidekick pedestal washer from global home appliance leader,  LG Electronics. Seong-jin Jo, President & CEO LG Home Appliance & Air Solutions Company: As you know there are two types of […]

  • Summer Safety Tips

    Jason Lee: Hey Laurie, you got some summertime safety essentials for us this summer. What do you have? Laurie Jennings: I have all kinds of safely essentials, and I mean first of all I think it is really important to build your own first aid kit. So, at Good HouseKeeping we are vetting thousands of products every year and one of the things for summer is… people are out and about. They are playing and running and can fall. So, it […]

  • Mighty Writers Aim To Beat A Guinness World Record

    In honor of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, a local youth literacy organization attempts a Guinness World Record for the most children writing at the same place at the same time. The students, ages 7 to 17, were given the prompt “If I were President…” PHL17 cameras were at the Philadelphia Art Museum to capture this momentous occasion. Take a look.

  • Economic impact of Brexit

    Many folks are still wondering if there will be more economic impact after the U.K.’s exit from the European Union.  Our Jennifer Lewis-Hall spoke to Richard Massaux from Wells Fargo Advisors, to get some advice on how to handle our finances in an unstable climate.  Richard gives some great advice, but perhaps the most important thing Richard told PHL17 viewers was not to panic.   That is easier said than done, of course.  But Richard has some terrific and informative tips and […]

  • Adopt a Pet: Hey Hey it’s Rae Rae

    Check out this cutie. This is Rae Rae! She is a 5 month old Alaskan Husky mix who is full of life and is looking for a forever home. Rae Rae would be perfect in a home were she can be active since her favorite game is catch. She would also be great in a home with older children because she is so playful. Let’s help Rae Rae find her forever home! Take Rae Rae home today! You can find […]

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