Erie is located on the shore of Lake Erie in the northwestern corner of Pennsylvania. It is named for Lake Erie which was named in honor of a Native American tribe. The city has the nicknames "The Flagship City" because of Oliver Hazard Perry's flagship Niagara, and "The Gem City" because of the sparkling Lake Erie. Notable residents have included Marc Blucas (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Knight and Day), Marilyn Burns (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), Helter Skelter), Ann B. Davis ("Alice" of The Brady Bunch), and Patrick Monahan (lead singer of Train).
Local Newspapers: Erie Times & News, Westfield Republican Courier
Local Sports Teams: Erie Seawolves (baseball)
Local Colleges: State UniversityPenn State Erie, The Behrend College
Zip Codes associated with erie, pennsylvania: 16501, 16502, 16503, 16504, 16505, 16506, 16507, 16508, 16509, 16510, 16511
Towns/Cities near erie, pennsylvania : Wesleyville, Wattsburg, Waterford, Fairview, McKean, Lake City
The Erie County Bar Association has weighed evidence about whether eight local lawyers, in the association's view, have the competency, integrity and temperament to serve as Erie County judge. Several hundred of the association's members made that evaluation in a poll, called a plebiscite, the local bar released this week in advance of the May 19 primary for two open seats on the bench.5 defendants await hearings in recent Erie abuse cases
Over four days earlier this month, authorities in Erie County charged five people with child abuse -- including one fatality -- in separate cases. - Wendell T. Mulkey, 26, and Miranda C. Fay, 21, formerly of Corry, were arraigned March 13 on charges in the death of their 2-month-old daughter in Corry on March 10, 2014.Erie Survey Finds Wide Range of Distracted Behaviors Behind Wheel
To discourage distracted driving in conjunction with National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, Erie Insurance, based in Erie, Pennsylvania, recently asked drivers what they do behind the wheel. The online survey of 1,915 U.S. drivers aged 18 and older was conducted in February by Harris Poll on behalf of Erie Insurance.Erie District Bowling Association to honor 4 Hall inductees
Four Erie District Bowling Association Hall of Fame inductees will be honored at a banquet Saturday, April 11, at the Lawrence Park Golf Club. Andy Lucas, 75, was an instrumental part in expanding Eastway Lanes from 16 lanes to 40 to attract big events to the area.Did Erie toddler die of heroin overdose?
This is an undated contributed photo of Tieairee Marie Henderson Rodriguez. The 14-month-old Erie girl was taken to UPMC Hamot the morning of Feb. 9, where she was pronounced dead on arrival.Eriez offers equipment service case studies
Eriez, which designs, develops, manufactures and markets magnetic separation, metal detection and materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment, has made available a variety of its 5-Star Service "Orange Report" case studies. The reports can be downloaded at Eriez' website .Former Chiquita CEO Aguirre buys Erie SeaWolves baseball team
Aguirre, introduced today at an 11 a.m. news conference at Warner Theatre, said he plans to keep the SeaWolves in Erie and become active in the Erie community. Aguirre is a successful businessman from Mexico who appeared on the television show "Undercover Boss" while working at Chiquita.Catholic author to address Spong lecture series in Morristown, April 23
Sister Joan Chittister , O.S.B., of the Roman Catholic Benedictine Sisters of Erie, PA, a prolific author of 50 books and 700 articles, and a world-renowned speaker, has been named the 2015 John Shelby Spong Lectureship guest speaker on April 23, 2015, at 7 pm at St. Peter's Episcopal Church , Morristown. She will address the theme of Who is Your God? She challenges us to examine how we embrace the notion of how we live our lives and to explore our ability to get beneath the surface of our everyday models and images that shape our world.Erie man faces charges in Dollar General burglary
Photo of Jed W. Heynoski, sent by Erie police on March 27. Police charged Heynoski in a burglary at the Dollar General store at 1700 Peach St. in the city. CONTRIBUTED/ERIE TIMES-NEWS A 58-year-old Erie man awaits arraignment this morning on burglary and other charges in a break-in at the Dollar General store at 1700 Peach Street in the city.Our view: On liquor sales, think consumers first
Erie knows a thing or two about beer, wine and liquor, even going back to its earliest days when Rufus Reed plied his trade at Erie's first tavern, the Presque Isle Hotel. Reed, son of Seth and Hannah Reed, two of the earliest settlers, was doing a pretty good business selling booze from his public house and store after building a grist mill and distillery near East Fifth and Parade streets in 1817-18, according to Erie historians.Police find guns, ammo in Edinboro probe
This is an undated contributed photo of Devin Stevenson, 20, who is charged with attempted homicide and other charges in the shootings of O'Shae Imes, 22 -- spelled O'Shea Imes in court records -- and Andrew Baker, 19, which occurred March 20 in Baker's off-campus apartment. CONTRIBUTED/ERIE TIMES-NEWS The investigation of a shooting involving three Edinboro University of Pennsylvania students has turned up marijuana buds, blood, bullets and at least two handguns -- one, a .380-caliber Smith & Wesson dubbed the "Bodyguard," the second, a Colt air pistol called the "Defender," according to search warrant records filed in connection with the case.Enjoy Erie region Lenten dinners
All Saints Catholic Church, 11264 Route 97 North, will host a Lenten fish dinner today from 4:30 to 7 p.m., including baked or fried whitefish, french fries or baked potato, coleslaw or applesauce, homemade desserts, coffee, tea and fruit drinks. Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 4376 West Lake Road, will host a Lenten dinner today and April 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. Dinners will include a traditional Greek fasting meal, dessert and beverage.Dave Richards: Erie music scene rocks
Giving the original scene a needed jolt on Saturday at Bobby's Place will be Ice Cream Socialists, Detroit Red and XLII90, relatively new groups with familiar faces in Erie's music scene. Ice Cream Socialists, who'll close the show, include singer Rob Gray and bassist Ken Cornelius, who played together in Joe Popp's Weirdo Theatre.Winter weather returns to Erie
Five-year-old ZaVean Green catches early-spring snowflakes on his tongue near East Seventh and Ash streets in Erie on March 26. GREG WOHLFORD/ERIE TIMES-NEWS Wintry conditions may persist in the Erie region for a few days, according to the National Weather Service in Cleveland. Snow showers are likely today, with possible accumulation of less than an inch.R/C trains haul ore in extreme heat so humans don't have to
It gets hot in the Australian outback; like, really hot. We're talking "130 degrees fahrenheit in the shade" sort of hot -- definitely not the sort of place that many people would want to even visit, much less work in on a daily basis.Erie County buildings added to list of historic properties
A downtown Erie commercial building and a Fairview Township schoolhouse have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Joining the list: the C.F. Adams Co.Erie Habitat to break ground for Celebration House
Greater Erie Area Habitat for Humanity is scheduled to break ground today on a house celebrating the Christian ministry's 25th anniversary in Erie. The Celebration House will be constructed by volunteers between April 29 and May 30 at 2322 Camphausen Ave. The ground there will be broken and blessed in a ceremony today at 10 a.m. Nearly 350 volunteers are needed to construct the house for an Erie family of four.
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