A group of young women competed Sunday night for the chance to walk away not only with a crown, but with the responsibility that comes with holding the title of Miss America. That crown was placed on the head of Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev. Atlantic City, New Jersey got a little dressed up on Sunday night for the 88th
An Erie company, in business for more than 70 years makes sure they have you covered. Al's Awning Shop has been making fabric awnings and covers since the 1940's. If it's made from fabric, owner Michelle Quadri and Jamie Dinicola say they can make it for you. The business was started by Michelle's grandparents, Al and Lillian Quadri. The business
September 14, 2014 - The Saint Bernard Club of America's National Show is taking over Peek'n'Peak Resort in Clymer, New York. More than 170 Saints from around the world traveled here in their comfy RV's, vans and motor homes, in order to compete for top honors at this week's competition. One of the dog's in attendance is the reigning Saint
Hundreds of candles lit up the night at Harborcreek Community Park to bring awareness to the heroin epidemic sweeping the area. The event is called “Ignite the Night”, At it more than one hundred people gathered to listen to music, and hear speakers who were at one time addicted to the drug. Sue Johnson who lost her son to heroin
September 13, 2014 – Bounce houses, chalk art, and a dunking booth all lined the parking lot of Saint Luke School for its annual Family Fall Festival. The event was free, and featured music, hot dogs, pizza, cotton candy, and other lots of fun activities. There was also a drawing for $10,000, where one person walked away just a little
Thieves got away with thousands of dollars worth of items from a closed Crawford County Motel. According to State Police, The Fairway 12 Motel in Conneaut Lake, was burglarized sometime between August 31 st and September 12th. An estimated two thousand dollars worth of copper pipes, and other items were taken in the crime along with damage to the motel.
September 13, 2014 – A little cool and cloudy weather did not stop people from stopping by Frontier Park for the 16th annual LEAF Festival. There were more than a dozen exhibitors, educational displays, fun activities and even a mascot on site to mix and mingle with children. This event was all about celebrating nature.
September 13, 2014 – US Rep Mike Kelly, (R) 3rd District, stopped in Erie this morning to meet with constituents at the Erie County Republican Headquarters. Kelly and those in attendance talked about issues like tax reform, immigration reform, the attacks in Benghazi, ISIL, and many other issues that voters were concerned about. Kelly said it is important to meet
September 13, 2014 – It may have been a chilly start to the morning, but that didn't stop hundreds of people from taking part in the Annual Erie Heart Walk at Liberty Park. The goal of the event was to promote healthy lifestyles, considering that heart disease is the number one leading cause of death in men and women. Event
September 13, 2014 – From bodybuilding competitions, to CrossFit challenges, to a Pro Wrestling Rampage ladder match, and so much more, the inaugural Great Lakes Sports Festival had a little bit of something for every fitness lover. The event was organized in part by Jack Sullivan, owner of REAL Training & Fitness, located 1596 W 38th St. Sullivan said this
State Police have arrested a 23 year old man from Sharon after he reportedly fired several shots from a shotgun into a house. It happened while 5 people were asleep in the house in the 38 thousand block of Reiser Road in Troy Township. Police have arrested 23 year old James Parsons of Sharon and charged him with attempted homicide,
According to WBRE ... One Pennsylvania State Police trooper is dead and another has been injured in a shooting outside the Blooming Grove barracks in Pike County. The shooting happened around 10:50 PM Friday night. In a news conference at 7:00 AM Saturday morning from the Pike County 911 Center, Frank Noonan, Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner, described the attack as an
September 12, 2014 - Tonight's event, the Our Community Matters dinner, brought in hundreds of people, all for a good cause and to hear from former pastor to President Barack Obama, Reverend Jeremiah Wright. Elected officials, law enforcement officials, and much, much more were in attendance. The goal of tonight was simple to support our local centers, like the JFK Center,
September 11, 2014 - Gannon University's "Students Behind Our Troops" held an evening candlelight vigil to honor the victims of the September 11th attacks on the day's 13th anniversary. Students shared their stories, recalling where they were when they first heard the news; some were too small to even remember but that doesn't mean they don't recognize the day's significance.
September 12, 2014 Each day in Erie County, one in six people die of heart disease. There's still time to sign up for the Annual Erie Heart Walk to help local people battling the illness. The walk takes place Saturday in Liberty Park. Registration can be done on the spot starting at 9 a.m. and the walk steps off at
September 12, 2014 The 16th Annual LEAF Festival is Saturday and there's a full day of events to enjoy. The Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park focuses on the importance of living trees. There will be outdoor activities, story time, crafts, live music, a Chinese Auction and even a poster contest. Many local organizations and businesses participate to make the
September 12, 2014 - There's a sweet chill in the air over at Arrowhead wineries. That sweetness, though, is coming a bit late this year due to a relatively mild summer which caused a lack of growth for this year's yields. Wineries in North East have waited out the cool temperatures and are finally getting to work on harvesting this
September 12, 2014 - For the fifth year in a row, the national Health Mart Healthy Living Tour is making its rounds across the country, today stopping in Erie at Frontier Pharmacy. The tour offers free health screenings, including those for blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, and obesity. If you did not make it to today's screening, the tour makes another
September 12, 2014 Thanks to you, Millcreek Police have been swamped with potential leads when it comes to identifying a man who assaulted several women in the Millcreek Mall parking lot. On Thursday, police released a composite sketch of the suspect. Police say anytime they release this type of suspect description, they tend to get numerous phone calls. More than
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