Elisa Lala

Elisa Lala

Elisa Lala is a Web Curator for PhillyVoice.com, tackling the Athenian task of sifting through the Internet to find, contextualize, organize, create and share valuable content. She is a millennial journalist who sleeps with her iPhone and blogs about her breakfast. Before joining PhillyVoice.com, Elisa was a Health Reporter at The Press of Atlantic City. Elisa was raised in South Philly and resides in Northern Liberties.

elisa@phillyvoice.com

January 17, 2017

Politics

N.J. Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno officially announces run for governor

New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno has officially announced her campaign to run for state governor.

January 17, 2017

Animals

Dog destined for dinner plate in Thailand to get new start in N.J.

Local animal advocates have rescued a stray dog from reportedly becoming dog meat in Thailand. They are now raising funds for her transport and treatment in New Jersey.

January 17, 2017

Technology

Penn Medicine launches app to help patients with sarcoidosis

Researchers at Penn Medicine have launched an app that will hopefully lead to health improvements for patients with sarcoidosis, a rare and chronic lung disease.

January 17, 2017

Science

Princeton University may want to study your brain

Working in the financial field might sound like a bore to most of us, but not to the people in the Princeton Social Neuroscience Lab, who are interested in studying the minds of finance professionals, along with those working in the medical or law fields.

January 16, 2017

Legislation

'Free the six-pack' takes effect in Pennsylvania on Tuesday

Starting on Tuesday, private beer distributors in Pennsylvania will be permitted to sell beer for off-site consumption in any quantity, including six-packs, single bottles and growlers, The Associated Press reports.

January 16, 2017

Jersey Shore

Jersey shore towns bumping up cost of beach tags – again

It's going to cost more a buck more to sunbathe on the beach at two Jersey shore resort towns this summer.

January 16, 2017

Crime

Dad ticketed after toddler left in SUV stolen in Delco

A Delaware County father has been ticketed by police after reportedly leaving his 1-year-old daughter alone in the back of his running Honda CR-V, which was stolen and recovered on Jan. 7.

January 12, 2017

Media

Study: PG-13 movies have more gun violence scenes than R-rated films

Past research suggests repeated viewing of violent media can make kids more aggressive, desensitize violence

January 12, 2017

Memorials

Community memorial service set for Abington teen Grace Packer

A memorial service will take place on Monday afternoon to honor Abington teen Grace Packer, who was killed in an alleged rape-murder fantasy, reportedly at the hands of her adoptive mother and the woman’s boyfriend.

January 12, 2017

Politics

Reports: N.J. Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno will run for governor

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno has filed paperwork with the state indicating she will enter the New Jersey governor’s race, according to reports.

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