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  • Go out to eat, save a life: “Dining Out for Life” in the Philadelphia area

    Happening April 14,  200+ restaurants throughout the Delaware Valley will take part in ActionAIDS Dining Out for Life event which supports charities that help those with HIV/AIDS. These organizations aim to sustain and enhance the quality of life for those currently living with this disease.  Kevin Burns, Executive Director, joined us in studio this morning to talk all about the event and how you can help save life by going out for a bite to eat!

  • Covenant House Sleep Out Philadelphia

    This weekend, about one hundred people from across the Delaware Valley will trade the comfort of their own homes for the experience of being homeless. It’s all part of the Covenant House Sleep Out. John Ducoff, executive director of Covenant House Pennsylvania joined PHL17 Morning News to talk about the event.

  • ALS Hot Chocolate event at Adventure Aquarium

    On Thursday, March 10, 2016, The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter will hold its Chocolate fundraising event at Adventure Aquarium in Camden, New Jersey.  Supporters in the fight against ALS look forward to indulging in all things chocolate, including chocolate cookies, chocolate martinis, a chocolate fountain, and other assorted treats.  Maryellen Bowers, owner of Cakes & Candies by Maryellen stopped by PHL17 to talk about this weeks event. For more information on how to attend this weeks event visit:

  • 2016 Viewers’ Choice Awards Recap

    SugarHouse Casino held its 2016  Mummers Parade Viewers’ Choice Awards ceremony Tuesday night. Congratulations to Woodland String Band who won for their performance, “You Bet Jurassic’s Good” and Bill McIntyre’s Shooting Stars who won for their performance, “Happily Never After – A Twisted Tale.” This is Woodland String Band’s first Viewers’ Choice win, and the fourth win for Bill McIntyre’s Shooting Stars since 2011. PHL17’s senior vice president and general manager Vince Giannini and SugarHouse Casino general manager Wendy Hamilton […]

  • School Closings/Delays

    Pennsylvania Octorara Area School District (Chester) – Opening 2 hours late. Oxford Area School District (Chester) – Opening 2 hours late. Sacred Heart School – 0xford (Chester) – Opening 2 hours late. West Fallowfield Christian School (Chester) – Opening 2 hours late. New Jersey Damien O’Shea Childrens’ Ctr (Salem) – Closed. St John Of God Center Sch (Gloucester) – Closed. Wildwood City School District (Cape May) – Closed.

  • National Wear Red Day With The American Heart Association

    Today is National Wear Red Day! A day to raise awareness for heart disease and stroke with the American Heart Association. JoAnn Magnatta of the American Heart Association joined the PHL17 Morning News crew. For more information on the American Heart Association visit:

  • Local attorney weighs in on Cosby trial


  • Crews Across The Delaware Valley Prepare For Jonas

    Colossal, debilitating and major are words being used to describe Winter Storm Jonas.  Forecasters up and down the Eastern Seaboard are anticipating impressive snow amounts from Virginia to New York and coastal flooding throughout New Jersey and parts of New York City and Long Island. Models are showing Philadelphia could see anywhere from 12 to 18 inches of snow, which has PennDOT, Del DOT and NJDOT working overtime to pack a punch back at Old Man Winter and Mother Nature. […]

  • Watch this 89-Year-Old’s hilarious stand-up comedy debut

    We all have those things in life we regret not doing.  First time stand up comedian Chuck Esterly reminds all of us it’s never too late.  At 89 years of age he just crushed it at his first ever stand up routine at  Go Bananas comedy club in Cincinnati, Ohio.  His routine will make your day.

  • Valentine’s Day For Everyone

    Commercials have become a talked about staple for many; especially ones that air during the Holidays and on Super Bowl Sunday. But what about the ad campaigns for Valentine’s Day — they’re everywhere and the majority of them only illustrate heterosexual relationships. Nitasha Strait, MA, MFT says, “I think homosexual couples might find that there just isn’t that much out there in terms of suggestions to support their needs versus the heterosexual couples.” Traditionally, Valentine’s Day is a Hallmark Holiday […]

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