Emily Rolen

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Emily is a web curator at PhillyVoice.com. She grew up in the PA suburbs and is a graduate of Temple University, where she studied journalism and Chinese. She has worked for places like USA Today, Metro, TheStreet and startup Ketagalan Media. Her work has spanned topics from the technology sector to theater and the arts. Before she came back to Philadelphia, she made home bases in China, Taiwan and New York.


May 20, 2018


GoFundMe for death of 11-year-old boy exceeds goal

A GoFundMe campaign has exceeded its $15,000 goal to cover funeral costs for the 11-year-old boy killed last week in a hit-and-run bike accident.

May 20, 2018


Tina Fey hosts star-studded ‘SNL’ season finale

Tina Fey hosted the season 43 finale of ‘SNL’ this year — 20 years since she started working at the show as a writer. And to top it all off, this week she celebrated her 48th birthday.

May 20, 2018

World Records

Whiskey sets world record at more than $1 million per bottle

Think you spent too much on happy hour last weekend? Think again.

May 19, 2018

Royal Family

Royal Wedding 2018: Your highlight reel

Well, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are officially married.

May 19, 2018

Sexual Harassment

Dave Matthews Band boots violinist amid sexual harassment allegations

Violinist and longtime member of Dave Matthews Band Boyd Tinsley has been kicked out of the band amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

May 19, 2018


Police: Suspect surrenders in woman's death in North Philly

A suspect wanted in connection for the murder of a 25-year-old woman in North Philadelphia turned himself in to police on Saturday.

May 18, 2018


Police: 11-year-old biker killed after hit-and-run, suspect now in custody

An 11-year-old boy was killed in a hit-and-run crash on Friday afternoon — the same day as Philly’s Bike to Work Day.

May 18, 2018

Breaking News

Five-alarm warehouse fire breaks out in North Philly

A four-alarm fire has broken out in a warehouse building at 21st and Lippincott streets in North Philadelphia.

May 18, 2018

Social Media

Parkland survivors take to social media after latest school shooting in Texas

Survivors of the Parkland, Florida shooting at Marjorie Douglas High School are responding to the latest shooting in Sante Fe, Texas and their response is overwhelming: enough prayers — they want action.

May 18, 2018

Food & Drink

You can buy alcoholic slushies in Pennsylvania beer distributors now?

Some Pennsylvania beer distributors and wineries have recently started to make and sell to-go alcoholic slushies — but that can’t be legal, right?

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