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  • Dog that hasn’t left shelter’s cage in four years draws support from around the country

    WATERBURY, Conn. – A pit bull that has been locked up at a Connecticut pound for four years has gotten the attention of animal lovers nationwide. It is a case that has been sitting in Federal Court and its fate is up to the judge. Animal advocates said the Waterbury Dog Pound is looking to euthanize Rose, but people all over the country are refusing to let that happen and are pushing the judge to keep her alive. “I mean, […]

  • Drone captures lava flow from Kilauea to the sea; total so far could cover Manhattan more than 6 feet deep

    BIG ISLAND, Hawaii – The U.S. Geological Survey released drone footage of the lava flowing from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island. Lava continues shooting out of the ground, as high as 150-feet in the air, then travels all the way to the Pacific Ocean. The eruption is one of the most destructive in U.S. history, though amazingly no one has been killed and only one injury has been reported. Since May 3rd, Kilauea’s lava, ash and rocks have destroyed […]

  • People are going way over the top with their gender-reveal parties these days

     It’s not the kind of social gathering you see every day: As family and friends watch from a safe distance – recording the moment on their phones – a man in a yard tries to feed a watermelon to a large alligator. After a few failed attempts, he wedges the melon into the alligator’s jaws. The gator chomps down and the melon splits open, spattering blue goo everywhere. The crowd erupts in cheers. “It’s a boy!” someone shouts. Welcome to […]

  • Man makes incredible discovery in thrift store suitcase, searches for rightful owner

    BOULDER, Colo. – A man visiting from Egypt found $10,000 in gold coins in a suitcase he bought at a thrift store for his trip home – and instead of keeping it, he spent an entire week tracking down the coins’ original owner. Ahmed Mohamed Fahmy Yousef was at University of Colorado Boulder for the academic year as a visiting faculty member. In preparing for his trip home, the researcher purchased a suitcase at a thrift store. When he got […]

  • Weekend Philler Episode 207

    In this Weekend Philler Episode we meet Jersey Shore Alpacas, Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market, 3D Printing by Muckychris, Forage Workshop, Bad Art and Meow, Cosmic Unicornz, Evil Genius Beer Company, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Careers, The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College, Norristown Hospitality Center and Sole Harvest 5K. Wow, that’s an action packed half hour. Thanks for tuning it to PHL17 at 6:30pm and 11:30pm on Saturday nights and letting us “phill” a little of your weekend. Highlights […]

  • Weekend Philler Episode 205

    On this episode of Weekend Philler we feature the SPEC MIX Bricklayer 500, HousePaws Mobile Veterinary Service How to brush your dog’s teeth, Meet the Philadelphia Jugglers Club, Danielle Guth Anti-Bullying Activist, Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School (PALCS), Compassionately Inspired, Barry Bostwick and PJM Interconnection.  As per usual it’s an eclectic mix. Follow Weekend Philler on Facebook so you never miss our weekly promos! Highlights from this episode include, but not limited to: Bricklayer 500 Brushing your Dogs Teeth Philadelphia Jugglers […]

  • Weekend Philler Episode 201

    In this first  episode of Weekend Philler  season 2 we sip pre-prohibition rye whiskey with Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey, eat at Molly Malloy’s, spin records at The Record Musuem, get phenomenal with AJ Stlyes, cook up some craft soap and learn bike safety with the Camden County Freeholders. Wow, that’s an action packed half hour. Thanks for tuning it to PHL17 at 6:30pm and 11:30pm on Saturday nights and letting us “phill” a little of your weekend. Episode highlights included […]

  • Weekend Philler Episode 133

    This week on Weekend Philler: The Harlem Globetrotters, Goldie Falafel, Fantasy author E.A. Channon, Crabby Dicks, the Too Many Games cosplay contest, Matt Alba goes to Circus School, and we hop into the wayback machine and check out the WB. Wow, that’s an action packed half hour. Thanks for tuning it to PHL17 at 6:30pm and 11:30pm on Saturday nights and letting us “phill” a little of your weekend. Here are the clips: Harlem Globetrotters Goldie Falafel EA Channon Crabby […]

  • Weekend Philler Episode 131

    Hey Hersheypark, Battleship New Jersey, NJ Craft Brewers Guild’s Beer Festival on the Battleship, Lunacy Brewing Company, Backward Flag Brewing Co., Berlin Brewing Company, Cape May Brewing Co., Wizard World, Last Minute Escape, Crystal Cave, The Academy of Natural Sciences, Ocean Galleries and Dr. Seuss– thanks for classing up this weekend’s episode of Weekend Philler that we affectionately call– Episode 31. Wow, that’s an action packed half hour. Thanks for tuning it to PHL17 at 6:30pm and 11:30pm on Saturday […]

  • Weekend Philler Episode 130

    What a week for Weekend Philler! In this week’s episode we get a kick out of Chuck Norris, (it was a super powerful roundhouse kick, btw), we get Hersheypark happy, we support the troops with Jims Jarhead Jerky, we fine dine at Bistrot La Minette, we get an update from 3D Printing by Muckychris,we travel the world with Robert “Uncle Rocky” Melvin and art it up with Art of David Wong, Spitfirelabs and The Simpsons Comics artist Phil Ortiz. Wow […]