Erie, PA

Investigation pending following fatal shooting of 16-year-old

Several weeks after a shooting in the City of Erie, authorities are still investigating the death of a 16-year-old. Erie Police arrested a 13-year-old after the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old that took place in July. The shooting happened on the 2600 block of Wayne Street in Erie on July 16. The victim was taken […]
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Man charged with shooting 9 dogs in Springboro appears in court

The Cranesville man charged with shooting nine dogs back in June at a Springboro home appeared in court Wednesday morning. A preliminary hearing was held in Linesville Wednesday, Aug. 10 for 21-year-old Skyler Martin. The hearing was waived to the Court of Common Pleas of Crawford County without testimony. That new court date is set […]
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Celebrate Erie is Fresh for 2022

"We wanted this year to have a fresher feel to it," expressed Aaron Loncki, executive director of Celebrate Erie. "I think it's important that we celebrate all the different parts of Erie like we have in the past, our food, our culture, our businesses, etc. But I think this year, we really wanted to hone in on the future of Erie and the up-and-coming pieces of Erie, and wanted our entertainment to reflect that," Loncki explained.

How is inflation impacting Erie renters?

With inflation higher this July compared to July of 2021 sitting at 8.5%, experts said it’s better than expected, but residents in Erie are feeling the sting of renting homes and apartments. Here is more on how inflation is impacting residents and the help they are receiving. Residents in Erie are being forced to seek […]

PACApalooza Provides a Full Weekend of Free Entertainment

PACA is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with a free three-day celebration of theater, music, dance, comedy, poetry, film, fashion, an art auction, and more. Erie's Performing Arts Collective Alliance not only supports the entrepreneurial efforts of emerging artists and produces award-winning theater, but is also revitalizing a historic downtown property and bringing labor and tourism dollars into the heart of Erie. If you haven't yet visited, PACApalooza is the perfect time to sample all things PACA.

Crawford County man points loaded AR-15 at helicopter, gets arrested

(WJET/WFXP/ — A Crawford County man was arrested for pointing a loaded AR-15 at a helicopter. A Pennsylvania State Police report said the 25-year-old Cambridge Springs man pointed the loaded rifle at a helicopter at about 11:28 a.m. on Aug. 5. The helicopter was inspecting power lines for Penelec (FirstEnergy) above the residence on Skeltontown […]

City leaders continue to tackle blighted properties

City leaders are continuing to tackle blight in Erie neighborhoods. The city’s Blighted Property Review Committee meeting took place on Aug. 10. During the meeting, five properties in several neighborhoods were listed as blighted. This includes one home on the 700 block of West 4th Street as well as another home in the 900 block […]

Erie Featured among 11 'Charming Small Towns' on Lake Erie

WorldAtlas named Erie as part of its list of 11 charming small towns on Lake Erie. The article highlighted the city's waterfront attractions including Presque Isle State Park and its beaches, the Tall Ships festival, Erie Maritime Museum and the breweries on the Lake Erie Ale Trial. Despite being Pennsylvania's...

How Parents Should Help Their Children Through Back To School Anxiety

ERIE, Pa. (Erie News Now) – Every new school year comes with its own set of emotions, making it important for parents and caregivers to prioritize having conversations with their kids to understand what they are thinking and feeling. A survey by On Our Sleeves, a movement for children’s...
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Spartansburg Fair parade seeks 100 horses and more

The Spartansburg Community Fair is only 27 days away and it’s time to start thinking about the parade. I live on the parade route and we invite friends and family to park in our back yard and set their chairs along the curb in front of our house. It’s a grand time with a parade that never disappoints the kids and the kids at heart.

Erie Police Make Progress in 29th and Cherry Shooting Investigation

Erie police officers say they are making progress as they investigate a shooting incident that injured a teenage boy Sunday night at 29th and Cherry Streets. It happened right outside a duplex home where a young man was murdered last summer. That crime is still unsolved. On Sunday evening, in...

Loving Giving Local: Girard School District Foundation

A foundation is helping one local school district improve the quality of education and experience for their students. This effort got a financial boost from Loving Giving Local. This week Loving Giving Local made a visit to the Girard School District where Joe Askins from Auto Express presented the Loving Giving Local donation to the […]

New bagel shop opens in Flagship City Food Hall

A new bagel shop has opened in the Flagship City Food Hall. Jo’s Brooklyn Bagel Too made its debut at the food hall, but gave back to the community before opening; staff of the bagel shop gave everything away for free in the two days prior to opening. One of the employees said that the […]

Erie makes list of 11 charming small towns on Lake Erie

Erie has made the list of charming small towns on Lake Erie. The list of 11 locations was put together by who calls them “places you will not want to skip.” According to World Atlas, with a population of under 100,000 Erie “preserves some of the quieter essences” of the list’s theme. Among the […]

YMCA of Corry Top Recipient of Erie Gives Day

Thanks to generous donations from the community, children at the YMCA of Corry will soon benefit from building upgrades. On Erie Gives Day, the Corry Y received a total of $354,716 in donations, making the non-profit the top recipient of this year's event. "It means everything," said YMCA of Corry...

Town Hall Meeting Discussed Issues Regarding Bayfront Improvement Project

A town hall meeting was held Tuesday regarding the Bayfront Improvement Project was held by several organizations advocating for the city's East Side. Connect Urban Erie, along with several other environmental speakers discussed the issues they see with the proposed plan. They offered updates on the ongoing lawsuit against PennDOT,...