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Abusive relationships during the COVID-19 outbreak

Victims inside abusive relationships may feel trapped, even like they are behind bars. During the COVID 19 pandemic victims are now quarantined in their homes with their abusers. Crystal Corby, a school based/outpatient therapist at the ReDCo Group said “It makes sense that during this time, fears and tensions can be elevated. These elevated feelings can have a negative impact on healthy relationships as well as abusive relationships. If a partner feels unsafe in their situation, it may be helpful to consider getting out.”

Samantha Woodford, Staffer

April 23, 2020

Your eyes fill with tears. The partner who once supplied you with the feeling of tenderness, affection, and love now only transports pain. Your mind aches with every hurtful comment forced upon you thoughts. You perceive yourself as trapped. Yet you live in the United States and it is April of 2020....

Local Businesses React to Coronavirus

Local businesses and companies have been shut down because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Signs like this were hung on the doors of these facilities as of March 20, 2020. Toni McElvaney, owner of Rita’s, said, “Being shut down is a negative for the business owner and the employees. It’s hard to deal with because I am only a seasonal business.”

Greta Snukis, Editor-In-Chief

March 27, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused many businesses and companies to shut down due to risk of employees becoming infected with the virus. As of Friday March 20, 2020 all non-essential businesses were ordered by Governor Tom Wolf to close. Companies such as Rita’s Italian Ice, the Philly Pretzel Factory,...

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