Month: August 2019

McCoy brothers team up to tackle blight by renovating N. 6th Street in Harrisburg, PA

Football brothers LeRon and LeSean McCoy are renovating 1000 N. 6th St.—at the corner of Boas Street—into a five-unit, market-rate apartment building, with additional retail or community space.
They also have plans to purchase the Jackson Hotel and then build a new, larger, market-rate apartment building next to it at the corner of N. 6th and Herr streets.

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Lancaster, PA teacher jailed in Egypt for Facebook posts critical of government – Son pleads to Trump

A 13-year-old Pennsylvania teen is asking for President Trump’s help in freeing his mother from an Egyptian prison.
Reem Mohammed El-Desoky remains imprisoned for criticizing the Egyptian military dictator, Al-Sisi, and his regime on social media platforms. El-Desoky was an administrator of Facebook pages that criticized the ruling regime in Egypt as well. All of her pages were deleted after her arrest.