Bed bugs hit Philadelphia police holding cells

July 13, 2011

Only a week after NYPD’s 120th Precinct in Staten Island found bed bugs in its cells (more on that here), a similar situation has been brought to light in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Tuesday that An infestation [of bed bugs] was discovered last week in the building in Mayfair that houses the Second and […]

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Mocking victim of bed bugs? Classy, Good Day Philadelphia, really classy

August 9, 2010

Just when you thought that journalists were getting smarter about bed bugs, check out the mocking comment made about a bed bug victim by the male anchor on Philadelphia’s Fox 29 News, on the Good Day Philadelphia show. It happened during Dr. Mike’s segment today on Preventing Bed Bugs. In this segment, “Dr. Mike” (Cirigliano, […]

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Philadelphia IRS offices battling bed bugs

April 22, 2010

Another Internal Revenue Service office building, this time in Philadelphia, is apparently battling bed bugs. Remember when the Covington, Kentucky IRS offices were infested with bed bugs two years ago?  We heard about that story from WLVT news. And then just last month, someone going by the username of “bp” posted a comment on the […]

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Philadelphia School and Community IPM educational session on bed bugs (10/21/09)

October 14, 2009

Entomologist Dr. Changlu Wang will be speaking at an educational session on bed bugs in Philadelphia next week: Bed bugs are becoming an emerging public health issue after years of relative invisibility. . . To help address this growing problem, the Philadelphia School and Community IPM Partnership will be hosting an educational session on bed […]

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Large Philadelphia Seniors’ Apartment Building Gets Thermal Remediation for Bed Bugs

October 29, 2008

Action News 6 in Philadelphia reports that around a hundred senior citizens have been evacuated from the Coatsville Towers apartment building in downtown Philly because of a bed bug infestation. Every resident has been moved out — some to stay with relatives, and 23 more were evacuated to a Norrisville apartment building by their management […]

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Bed bugs in Philadelphia’s Art Museum area high-rises

July 12, 2008

Jill Porter of the Philadelphia Daily News reports on bed bug infestations in the Art Museum area of Philadelphia. This time in Parkway House (and recently in Park Towne Place). Porter says one Parkway House tenant, Waide Hemphill, has had them twice since February (I assume this means they were eliminated for a time). He […]

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