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Police arrest Jamestown man for third time in three days for exposure

A Jamestown man has now been arrested for the third time in as many days after allegedly exposing himself to several people in the waiting room at UPMC Chautauqua. Jamestown Police responded to the call at the hospital for the second time in two days around 6 pm Thursday to arrest 39 year-old Kenneth Trask. Officers say it's the second consecutive time they're responded to a call regarding Trask. He was taken into custody on one count of first-degree public lewdness and was last reported to be awaiting arraignment. Trask has been released the previous two times as required under the state's bail reform laws.
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New Taco Bell location opens for business in Erie

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Friday to celebrate the newest location of Taco Bell in Erie. The company has 400 locations in their franchise and opened the doors to their newest one on East 38th Street. The planning process began six months ago involving ground breaking, construction, and training at other locations leading […]
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Early Birds Discount Store Opens in Downtown Erie

A new store that sells liquidated items from major retailers is now open in downtown Erie. Early Birds Discount Store, which is located at 2425 State St., celebrated its grand opening Friday. It carries items - from home items to toys to clothes - that were bought wholesale and don't...

City Of Jamestown DOD Responds To Renting Struggles

JAMESTOWN – Jamestown’s Department of Development is addressing renters citywide following a report this week that highlighted struggles of a family whose apartment was condemned due the landlord’s lack of upkeep. Since the WNY News Now report, several tenants have reached out about their problematic apartments; and...

Police hope testing cracks unsolved homicide case

County investigators are hoping advancements in testing for DNA can break open an unsolved Westfield homicide case going on 30-plus years. Several pieces of evidence collected in December 1990 have been resubmitted for testing at the New York State Police crime lab in Albany. Those items came from the home of Rebecca A. Nicholson, who was found shot to death inside her Prospect Road home.

Charter Foods Celebrates Grand Opening of New Taco Bell in Erie

Charter Foods on Friday celebrated the grand opening of a new Taco Bell in Erie. The Mexican fast food restaurant is located at E. 38th St. and Zimmerman Rd. It started serving customers in late December just before the start of the year. The location is open from 7 a.m....

Community Gem Provides A Close Shave

The veteran Barber started cutting hair over three decades ago. He brings a unique skill set to the studio, where a close shave is welcome. The studio is more than clippers and a razor and Joe Lombardo's clients enjoy a good conversation. There are a number of options when taking...

Combat winter blues with Corry Cabin Fever

The city's yearly family-friendly, winter celebration is just over one week away. The fourth annual Corry Cabin Fever will take place in Mead Park on Saturday, Feb. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This will be the 10th anniversary of the free event, which was formerly named WinterFest. Corry...

Cost Saving Tips to Keep Your House Warm

With gas prices higher than normal you maybe wondering what you can do to keep cost low and National Fuel tells Erie News Now they have a few ways to help with that on these cold winter days. During the Winter months and the cold temperatures we're experiencing right now,...

Purrista Cat Café to Hold Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony February 14

Erie can now count itself among one of the 150 cities in the United States that offers people the opportunity to experience a cat café right in Downtown Erie. Purrista Cat Café has announced they will be holding a Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting ceremony for its newly constructed cat café located next to the Masonic Temple at 30 West 8th Street in downtown Erie, Monday, February 14, onsite from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

JET Pet: Petunia

Meet Petunia! She is Wednesday’s JET Pet from the Erie Humane Society. She is a Mini-Lop bunny that came to the shelter from a hoarding case and very pregnant. She gave birth to four fluffy babies and 3 of the four have been adopted. For news delivered right to...

Travel Agencies Stay Busy As People Look To Escape The Cold

ERIE (Erie News Now) – If the colder temperatures and more snow in the forecast doesn’t excite you, you aren’t alone. Local travel agents are busy this time of year as people flock to warmer weather for winter vacations. After working in the travel industry for decades,...

Sustained freezing temps are producing favorable ice fishing

Sustained freezing temperatures have produced favorable ice fishing conditions at numerous local sites. Chautauqua Lake is a local favorite and has several inches of quality ice over most of the lake along with additional “white ice” on top as well as several inches of snow cover. There were reports of some open water last weekend as well as some unsafe ice conditions so use caution and check for ice conditions always before heading out.

Staying Warm While Enjoying the Outdoors

Not only have we dealt with a lot of snow recently but the cold temperatures and it doesn't look like in the First Warning Weather forecast that the cold weather is going anywhere anytime soon so unless you are doing something like skiing you'll probably be staying inside. At the...

Chick-fil-A has its debut opening this past week

The long-awaited Chick-fil-A location on Gannon University’s campus made its debut in the Waldron Campus Center Jan. 18. The university’s Erie campus, Metz Culinary Management and Chick-fil-A announced at the end of the spring 2021 semester that they would be working together to create a new dining option on campus. It took the place of a previous dining option, Knights Cove.

Get ready for Yoga!

EAP Yoga will resume this semester on Tuesdays in the Rockefeller Arts Center Acting Studio 2 - 276 RAC from 11:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Fridays in the Dods Hall Dance Studio - 148 Dods Hall, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. The first class is Friday, Jan. 28,...