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.


July 19, 2018


Woman impaled by rogue beach umbrella at Seaside Heights

A 67-year-old-woman was impaled by a rouge beach umbrella at the Jersey Shore this week. 

July 19, 2018


This local teen violinist is making her debut at Carnegie Hall on Thursday

Akili Farrow will attend the Royal College of Music in the fall as a violin performance major

July 18, 2018


Eagles' Nick Foles wins award for 'Best Championship Performance' at this year's ESPYS

Nick Foles can add another award to his trophy case this year. 

July 18, 2018


Two kids bitten in separate, possible shark attacks at Long Island beaches

A boy and a girl were bitten by what authorities believe could be sharks in separate attacks off Fire Island in Islip, New York on Wednesday.

July 17, 2018


Nine Pennsylvania casinos apply for online gambling licenses

Nine of Pennsylvania's 12 casino license holders applied for online gaming licenses this week.

July 17, 2018


From New York to Florida: Cycling 1,300 miles for spinal cord injury awareness, support

Cycles for SCI is raising money and awareness for people with spinal cord injuries in a 1,300-mile bike ride.

July 17, 2018


Two Philly businesses hosting vegan bake sale to benefit refugee and immigrant families

Got a hankerin' for social justice and some vegan treats? 

July 13, 2018


Pa. now has its own official Ice Cream Trail, made up of 12 local creameries

Pa. now has an official Ice Cream Trail

July 13, 2018


Pa. court rules child welfare agencies cannot discriminate against same-sex couples

A federal court in Pennsylvania has become the first to rule child welfare agencies do not have the right to discriminate against same-sex couples or anyone who does not meet an agency's religious standards from fostering children, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania.

July 13, 2018


Taylor Swift stops in Reading ahead of 'Reputation' doubleheader in Philly

Taylor Swift made an impromptu visit to her hometown of Allentown, Pa. on Friday, ahead of her Reputation Stadium Tour double header at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia this weekend.

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