(Philadelphia city councilman Mark Squilla, in file photo by Mike Dunn)

Phila. Councilman Calls For Hearings on Bed Bug Infestations in City

“Neighbors have had bed bugs, and it’s creeping into their properties,” Squilla says, describing anecdotal evidence from constituents.


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County Offices in Norristown, Pa. Reopen After Bedbug Scare

Exterminators were brought in to One Montgomery Plaza, across the street from the courthouse, on Monday and Tuesday after someone spotted a bedbug on a child’s stroller brought in by a family.


(File photo: carcasses of dead bedbugs.  Credit: Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Survey Finds Philadelphia Still Second-Worst City For Bedbug Infestations

Killing bedbugs can be successful, says one Bucks County pest control professional, but it takes work on the part of the homeowner as well as the exterminator.


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Official: Woodbury Man Set House On Fire While Trying To Kill Bedbugs

A New Jersey house fire is being blamed on a homeowner’s battle against bedbugs.


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Students Visiting Penn State Come Home With Bedbug Bites

Several people in a group of 40 chaperones and students visiting Penn State’s main campus say they came home with bedbug bites.



Bedbugs In Libraries A Widespread Issue?

Some libraries across the country are reporting stories of bedbugs hitching rides in their books.



Officials: York Prison Infested With Bedbugs

A county prison in central Pennsylvania will furlough some work-release inmates because of a bedbug infestation.



Philadelphia Hosts Training, Certification Conference For Bedbug-Sniffing Dogs

A group of dog owners has gathered at a Philadelphia hotel to get their canines trained and certified to sniff out bedbugs.


Gary Marcucci, a technical sales representative with Residex, says there is no silver bullet to kill bedbugs.

Exterminators Discuss Bedbug Control Strategies

ocal exterminators and property managers gathered Monday to share notes in the battle against bedbugs.


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Philly Home Health Care Workers Get A Bedbug Briefing

Home health care professionals attended a workshop Tuesday in North Philadelphia to learn about dealing with bedbugs.


Philadelphia Rises to #2 Among Bedbug Infested Cities

Where are the bedbugs biting most these days?  A national survey puts Philadelphia near the top of the list.