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Three local universities have now merged together

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Three local universities officially are now one.The California University of Pennsylvania, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, and Edinboro University are now Pennsylvania Western University.The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education decided to merge six of its universities into two because of declining enrollment.
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Meadville Woman Arrested for Shooting Man

Pennsylvania State Police have charged a woman for shooting a man early Friday morning in Crawford County, according to a news release. It happened in the 19700 block of Forest Green Dr. in West Mead Township around 2 a.m. Autumn Long, 27, of Meadville, pulled out a 9mm gun and...

Community holds barbecue style meal at McKinley Park

The Erie community once again comes together to help one another this Fourth of July weekend. Folks met up at McKinley Park for the first annual “Community BBQ Style Meal.” There are also fun games for kids and adults including a scavenger hunt. This family friendly event was free and open to the public. “We […]

Three swimmers to make swim from Canada to Erie

After a two year hiatus from swimming across Lake Erie due to the world issues and border closures, the Lake Erie Open Water Swimming Association is back and ready for three amazing swimmers to hit our waters and make part of history again. The first swimmer in on Sunday night is Abby Fairman, who left […]

Pitt Offers Explosive Guard, Erie Native Dellquan Warren

On Sunday night, Pitt extended an offer to an enticing class-of-2024 prospect by the name of Dellquan Warren. Warren is a 6-foot-1 guard who plays for Keystone Academy as well as Wildcat Select, the same circuit program as current Pitt commit Marlon Barnes. The Erie, Pennsylvania native is as explosive as they come at his age, oftentimes rising up for loud slams and coasting through the lane for acrobatic finishes. The rising junior has played his way into a high-major recruitment, as some big-name programs have been recruiting him as of late.

Victim’s mother reacts to recent arrest of two murder suspects

This week Erie Police announced the arrest of two teenagers in connection with the murder of 13-year-old Kasir Gambill. Kasir’s mother has been waiting a year and a half to see justice. We had the chance to sit down and speak with her about her thoughts on the arrests and what is to come next. […]

City of Erie celebrates Independence Day with Lights over Lake Erie

The City of Erie will be celebrating Independence Day with the return of “Lights over Lake Erie.” The annual fireworks display will be on Sunday night at the Bicentennial tower starting at 10 p.m. The fireworks will be launched from the tower at Dobbins Landing and can be seen from points along the Bayfront. The […]

Edinboro University Formally Becomes Part of Pennsylvania Western University

After years of planning, Edinboro University has a new name as of Friday, July 1. It is now Pennsylvania Western University, or PennWest, becoming part of a conglomerate of three schools. Edinboro, Clarion and California universities are now technically one school, though all three campuses remain. For the last decade,...

Fourth of July Fireworks and Festivities

In Millcreek, it's the 55th annual July 4th parade today. It starts at west 12th & Marshall and ends at the American Legion. The sirens will blare and the parade will start in just a couple of hours at 9:45 am this morning. Then tonight Lawrence park and North East...

Erie residents hit Presque Isle to celebrate Fourth of July Weekend

It’s never to early to celebrate Independence Day. Many people have been hitting the trails at Presque Isle or casting the rod and reel in the water. Here is more on how folks are enjoying the holiday weekend. The waters, beaches, and many fun activities are always a big hit during the Fourth of July […]

Local sandwich shop celebrates 10 years

One local sandwich shop is celebrating its 10th anniversary of business just outside the Millcreek Mall. Picasso’s is celebrating this weekend with various giveaways for the first 50 customers. The giveaways include a free sandwich, a free 10 year anniversary Picasso’s t-shirt, and even a chance for free Picasso’s for an entire year. The owners […]

State Police Investigate Burglary at Albion Cemetery

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a burglary at Albion Cemetery. It reportedly happened June 30 between 10:30 and 11 p.m. at the cemetery, which is located at S. Main St. and S. Park Ave. The suspect(s) reportedly kicked the door to break into a cemetery building and steal two STIHL...

Erie Donut Factory now open

A new local donut shop opened its doors on Friday morning. The Erie Donut Factory moved into the Summit Plaza along Peach Street. The donut shop offered limited supplies of donuts after a machine broke overnight, but they said that supplies will be fully stocked in the coming days. Along with offering different kinds of […]

City of Erie to Light up Sky with Fireworks Sunday Night

Fireworks will light up the sky in the City of Erie Sunday night. The annual Lights Over Lake Erie fireworks display will start at 10 p.m. The display will be synchronized to music, which will be played on location at the Bicentennial Tower and on the radio at 103.7 FM.

Bob’s Discount Furniture and Mattress Store opens on Peach Street

A regional furniture chain planted its roots in Summit Township on Friday. Bob’s discount Furniture and Mattress store opened on Peach Street for the chain’s 161st store nationwide. During the stores opening ceremony, two $2,500 checks were presented to the children’s advocacy center and to the Veterans Miracle Center of Erie. The regional manager said […]

Erie Downtown Partnership holds second farmers market of the season

Erie Downtown Partnership held their second farmers market of the season in Perry Square on Sunday. This market featured produce vendors, crafts, flowers, and much more. Folks also had the opportunity to enjoy live music on stage as well as free yoga classes. Officials with the Erie Downtown Partnership said that the market helps draw […]