For local teens, summer jobs can come with sexual harassment

News | August 8th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Rose Klales During the summer, droves of teenagers enter the workforce. These young people hope to pad their college resumes and earn a little money before returning to school. But many teenage workers, particularly young women, receive more than they bargained for: the unwanted attention of patrons. The Local spoke to some area teens […]

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Oreland resident and Irish native temporarily released from detention center for 30 days

Featured Post, News | July 31st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak After his initial arrest, Oreland resident Keith Bryne, a 37-year-old Irish native, is home – at least for now. A court order by Chief Judge Christopher C. Conner compelled the U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement to temporarily release him from Pike County Correctional Facility. Bryne’s lawyer, Thomas M. Griffin, filed an emergency […]

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Local experts evaluate threats posed by lanternflies

Featured Post, News | July 24th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample As spotted lanternfly nymphs continue to spring up throughout Northwest Philadelphia, an increasing number of residents are turning to local botanical institutions and arborists for advice on how to deal with these crop-destroying insects. Though plenty of information on the pests can be gathered by just searching for them on the Internet, […]

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