Human Interest

PHOTO: PATTY PIERLEONARDI

Meet some PMPs who are “Elf on the Shelf” enablers

December 14, 2018 By
In recent years, the Elf on the Shelf has given the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny and even Ol’ St. Nick a run for their money, popularity-wise. The Elf hides in different (and creative) places around the house, so he... Read more»
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ILLUSTRATION: LEO MICHAEL

Fiction: Crawley and the rats in the neighborhood

December 10, 2018 By
Publisher’s Note: This series — “The Adventures of Crawley McPherson, Bug Man” — is a work of fiction. Crawley McPherson and all other characters in this series are products of the author’s imagination or used fictitiously. All names, places, locations... Read more»
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PHOTO: RAY JOHNSON

Employee milestones are business blessings

December 4, 2018 By
"Keva has been involved since our early days, and has seen our company grow to where it is today." Read more»
PHOTO: RAY JOHNSON

Try the Mayberry approach to service

November 28, 2018 By
If you’re like me, growing up and getting the privilege of watching “The Andy Griffith Show” was a real treat. Each episode was not only packed with laughter, but also some great life lessons. The show premiered on CBS on... Read more»
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ILLUSTRATION: LEO MICHAEL

Caption This: Turkey time

November 19, 2018 By
You know you have a funny quip for this Leo Michael panel. Why not share it with the industry? Send us an email with your idea to pmpeditor@northcoastmedia.net by Dec. 1, 2018. We’ll print our favorite in the January issue. If we... Read more»
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PHOTO: Marisol's Photography

PMPs share their uniforms

October 10, 2018 By
Check out what some of today's PMPs are wearing for uniforms. Read more»
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5 questions with Larry Pinto

October 2, 2018 By
Our question-and-answer session this month focuses on Larry Pinto, who with his wife and fellow entomologist, Sandy Kraft, has published “Techletter,” a bi-weekly training newsletter for pest management technicians, since 1985. Based in Maryland, Pinto has authored or co-authored more... Read more»
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Illustration: Leo Michael

Caption This: Time to watch football

September 19, 2018 By
You know you have a funny quip for this Leo Michael panel. Why not share it with the industry? Send us an email with your idea to pmpeditor@northcoastmedia.net by Oct. 1, 2018. We’ll print our favorite in the November issue. If we... Read more»
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PHOTO: Tri-State Canine Response Team

Canines offer comfort, support

September 6, 2018 By
Tri-State Canine Response Team uses certified, trained teams of dogs and their handlers to provide crisis response and emotional support. Read more»
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Illustration: Leo Michael

Caption This: Worker bee job fair

August 16, 2018 By
  You know you have a funny quip for this Leo Michael panel. Why not share it with the industry? Send us an email with your idea to pmpeditor@northcoastmedia.net by Sept. 1, 2018. We’ll print our favorite in the October issue. If... Read more»
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