Albion, PA

Semi collides with bridge, closing portion of I-90

A portion of I-90 was closed Tuesday after a semi hit part of a bridge. The accident took place shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon on I-90 near the East Springfield exit. According to Pennsylvania State Police, a semi driver reportedly hit the bridge. Emergency crews had to close a portion of the highway, which […]
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Man Charged with Inciting 2020 Erie Riot

Nearly two years after violent protests broke out in downtown Erie, a Crawford County man is charged with inciting the riots. He has been identified as Miguel Rivera, 28. Over the past two years, police used surveillance camera footage to identify Rivera, who is accused of throwing a brick through an Erie City Hall window and instigating the riots.

Man dies after being pulled from Eaton Reservoir

(WJET/WFXP/ — An 80-year-old Corry man who was pulled from a Greenfield Township reservoir has died. According to Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook, 80-year-old Gerald Lindenberger was pronounced dead at 3:22 p.m. on May 23 at UPMC Hamot. He had been pulled from Eaton Reservoir earlier that day. Another man also was pulled from the […]

Erie County Farms Hit by Supply Shortages

While you may be making your grocery lists for your next shopping trip, you may not see certain products on the shelves. Many businesses across the country have been facing staffing and supply shortages since the start of the pandemic, and it's no different at Erie County Farms. General Manager...

Tickets on Sale for Erie Food Truck Festival

Discounted tickets can be purchased online for Erie Food Truck Festival, organizers have announced. Each ticket costs $10, which is a $5 savings compared to the price at the gate. They can be purchased here. The food truck festival returns to the GE Fields at Water and Main St. in...

Time to mask up (again) in Lorain and Ashtabula counties, CDC says

Two counties in Northeast Ohio are now orange on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) map which indicates high COVID-19 levels in those communities. CDC officials recommend that people in Lorain and Ashtabula counties mask up when indoors in public, regardless of their vaccine status. “When it goes...

Girard Prepares for The Wall That Heals to Pass Through Their Community

With Memorial Day approaching, you can find signs of patriotism everywhere in Girard -- from the lawn of the borough building to the American Legion hall. People in Girard are expected to pause and take notice when the truck carrying the "Wall That Heals" passes through Wednesday afternoon, especially Vietnam era veterans like Ron Olmstead, who was an Airman 3rd Class in the U.S. Air Force.

Erie church to hold prayer service for anyone affected by social injustice

Local religious leaders of all faiths are inviting the community to gather and stand in solidarity this Thursday. A prayer service will be held at Sacred Heart Church to pray for those in Buffalo and for anyone affected by social injustice. The itinerary will include opening prayer, reflections, music from a choir, and more. Bishop […]

Local Restaurants Prepare for the Wall that Heals

As anticipation builds for the Wall that Heals to come to Erie, its arrival also means a boost in business for local restaurants. Tables may be empty on a Tuesday afternoon at Shirley's Restaurant on Old French Road, but they won't look at way this weekend if veterans stop in to get a bite to eat, a group that staff are used to serving.

Missing three-year-old found dead in Lake Erie

HARBORCREEK, Pa. (WJET/WFXP/ — Pennsylvania State Police have reported that following a search for a missing three-year-old boy, the child was found dead in Lake Erie. Just after 5 p.m. on May 21, police were dispatched to Northview Drive in Harborcreek Township for reports of a missing juvenile. Police arrived on scene along with Fairfield […]

Local primary care office celebrates 25 years

One local primary care office is celebrating a 25 year milestone as one of the longest UPMC family practices in the area. Primary Care Partners is a long-standing family physician office in the Fairview area. Patients of Dr. Brian Stark recall their experience being the best, and even consider him to be a family friend. […]

Motorcycle Escort to Accompany 'The Wall That Heals' on Way to Erie

A motorcycle escort will bring The Wall That Heals to Erie on Wednesday. The route starts at Gateway Plaza in Conneaut, Ohio, at 1 p.m. It will travel over Routes 7 and 20 to Millcreek, arriving at the Zem Zem Shrine Club on W. 38th St. around 2 p.m. You...

New 582 area code being issued in some areas

(WJET/WFXP/ — The 814 area code that covers a good portion of the state from Erie all the way south to the Maryland border now includes the 582 area code. In May 2020, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) announced 582 would be assigned to new phone numbers in spring of 2021 or once the […]

Kent State makes masks mandatory at one of its campuses

**Related Video Above: 2 NE Ohio counties have highest COVID infection rate in state.** ASHTABULA, Ohio (WJW) — Kent State University has updated its COVID-19 policy at one of its satellite campuses to reflect the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines. Thanks to a rise in coronavirus transmission rates in Ashtabula County, with […]