Erie Police Chief Dan Spizarny told a crowd gathered in Erie City Hall Monday morning that the city police force will now be able to do a little more to protect the community and its citizens. Making that possible, Spizarny said, was the hiring of nine new officers. The nine...
The Erie County Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commission, now known as Diverse Erie, is expected to launch its first grant program in July. The Generational Impact Grant program, which was unanimously approved by the commission Thursday, will offer grants ranging from $100,000 to $500,000 to capital projects deemed to have a long-lasting impact on the Black, Indigenous or People of Color, or BIPOC, population.
The Erie Philharmonic is bringing music to communities across the region this summer. The series of nine, free "In Your Hometown" concerts will be held in parks throughout Erie County in July and August. It all kicks off Wednesday, July 20, in North East's Gibson Park. The tour will feature...
(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — Within about a week of receiving donated bird watching kits, Erie County Public Libraries said all six of the kits have been checked out. Each of the libraries and the mobile library have a kit. The kits are backpacks containing two pairs of binoculars (one for an adult, and one for a child), […]
People for Life Executive Director Tim Broderick speaks on what's next for Pro-life activists in Erie after the Supreme Court decision. Erie County United Molly Brechtel reacts to the Supreme court's ruling and speaks on what's next for pro-choice activists in Eire. Tim Broderick of People for Life spoke with...
Folks were able to get a sneak peek into Erie’s dark history of crime and murder in a new exciting book that was written by a local author. Justin Dombrowski was over at the Watson-Curtze Mansion signing copies of his new book “Murder & Mayhem in Erie, Pennsylvania.” The Mercyhurst University graduate has also worked […]
In Erie Friday evening, protestors in opposition to the SCOTUS ruling showed out in full force. Some say our country has been set back 50 years. "This is a huge day in history right now, and I can't believe we're going backwards. I'm pissed, honestly," protestor, Savannah Wilson told Erie News Now.
Authorities have now revealed the names of the nine people accused of attacking two men in a brawl at the former Rockstarz nightclub on State Street. More than a year after two men were beaten and stabbed inside a crowded State Street nightclub in downtown Erie, city police have found the last of the suspects.
The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, sending the right to ban abortions back to the states. Friday’s announcement has people on both sides of the issue speaking out. Briaunna Malone was live in the newsroom with local reaction, and what this decision means for Pennsylvania. Advocates that are pro-life and pro-choice are commenting […]
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The ripple effect of the historic Supreme Court decision is being felt right here in Erie as emotions are running high. This evening, nearly 100 protesters rallied at Griswold Park and marched to Perry Square. Brian Wilk covered the rally, and was live in the control room with more. The protesters were chanting and holding […]
The fifth annual Erie Food Truck Festival is gearing up for another year of local bites, bands and brews. Fontaine Glenn was live in the studio with more on what you can expect at the event. The fifth annual Erie Food Truck Festival is back in full force this year with all your favorite bands, […]
The ripple effect of the historic Supreme Court decision is being felt right here in Erie as emotions are running high. The local pro-choice group Erie County United is protesting the decision outside Republican Dan Laughlin’s office in Griswold Park. Brian Wilk was live from the protest, joined by Molly Brechtel with Erie County United […]
Dog swimming advisories have been issued for two waterfront locations in Erie County after harmful algal blooms were found. Water samples taken this week at those two locations showed toxin levels that exceeded what is considered safe for dogs, the Erie County Department of Health and Regional Science Consortium reported.
Erie County residents have reason to feel a bit optimistic this summer with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. New cases and hospitalizations have declined in recent weeks, and local health officials said they don't expect another surge in the near future. In addition, COVID-19 vaccine is now available to children as young as 6 months old.
A public meeting to discuss Erie County parks, trails and a recreational plan was held Thursday night at the Erie County Conservation District in Millcreek Township. A feasibility study was done to evaluate goals of the county and explore available resources, opportunities and partnerships. Information on the process and results...
At least once a year, Erie County Department of Health officials inspect all restaurants and stores that sell unpackaged food. Here is a list of violations recorded June 16 through Wednesday. Last week:Erie County restaurant inspections for June 9-16, 2022. Previous weeks:Erie County restaurant inspections for June 2-8, 2022. Previous...
With Roe v. Wade officially overturned Friday morning, women nationwide are concerned how it will personally affect their ability to safely get an abortion. We reached out to the Women’s Care Center of Erie County for comment. “We're here to make sure we meet the needs of the women...
A New York man that was wanted here in Erie County has been nabbed in Tennessee after being on the lam for nearly two years. Howard Barco of Orchard Park, New York was awaiting his sentencing before Erie County Judge Daniel Brabender back on July 30, 2020 when he excused himself to use the restroom. […]
CDC: Erie, Warren Counties Remain at Low Community Level of COVID-19; Crawford County Stays at Medium Level
Erie and Warren Counties remain at low community levels of COVID-19, and Crawford County's level stays at medium, according to the latest data from the CDC on Thursday. Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines. Get tested if you have symptoms. Wear a mask if you have symptoms, a positive...