Representatives from the Pennsylvania office of attorney general, local law enforcement, and public health officials gathered to find out more on the recent legislation passed to help curb prescription drug abuse. The good Samaritan law and a new prescription drug monitoring program were both enacted in the past two months, but health officials say this is just one step to
Dan LaVallee, the democratic candidate for the 3rd congressional district seat getting support from elected officials on the city, county, and state level. Some of LaVallee's endorsers showed their support at a special conference this morning at the Erie County Democratic Headquarters.LaVallee says to get this support from elected officials means a lot to him.
With a shortage of priests and a shift in the population, catholic churches on the city's east side are making some changes. Bishop Lawernce Persico says this is not a downsizing, but instead a necessary change to deal with inevitable circumstances.
Brandon Irwin set the March 11th fire at the Northgate apartments in west mead township. A dozen people lost their homes in that blaze. Irwin pleaded guilty to the crime in august. Judge Mark Stevens sentenced Irwin to two to four years in prison this morning.
Timothy McFarland was sentenced to five to ten years today by President Judge Ernest Disantis. It was back in January that Millcreek police charged McFarland for indecent contact with two boys. After the boys told police that McFarland touched him in inappropriate places of their bodies. McFarland faces multiple charges, including simple assault and endangering welfare of children, and corruption
October 31. 2014 - Adam Brown, the man behind bars for the brutal attack of Frank and Pat Karmazin, was appointed a new attorney today. Brown recently requested a new trial, after alleging that evidence was intentionally withheld by the prosecutor. Judge Shad Connelly appointed attorney James Pitonyak to represent Brown on post-trial motions and a subsequent appeal, if necessary.
October 31, 2014 - As part of their annual middle school tour the McDowell High School Marching Band visits each Millcreek middle school as a recruitment effort and stops for lunch to perform at the mall. More than 100 band members and their instruments set up shop in the Macy's concourse. The band is also celebrating a big win from
October 31, 2014 - 13-year-old Audra Miller has been dressing up as Elsa, the hit character from Disney's hit movie Frozen, for the past several months. Friday she surprised the student s of Asbury Elementary School in Millcreek after their Halloween parade to perform the movie's hit song "Let it Go" and to visit with the kids. Miller has been
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October 31, 2014 - The price for heating your home this winter is decreasing. National Fuel Gas announced an adjustment in price that will make the average residential customers bill drop about seven dollars a month. That means the average bill will sink to about $69.98 rather than the previous $76.87 each
National fuel gas announced a quarterly adjustment to the price they pay for the gas they sell to you. The reduction amounts to almost nine percent. That boils down to about seven bucks a month for what they call an average customer. NFG is required by law to pass through any increase or decrease in the price of the gas
The President and CEO of DevelopErie has resigned. John Elliot submitted his resignation, according to DevelopErie, "to pursue other opportunities." The Board of Directors of DevelopErie announced they are undergoing an update of the organization’s strategic plan. Beginning immediately, Senior Vice-President, Katrina Smith, will assume the role of Acting President/CEO and point person for DevelopErie. Elliot spearheaded DevelopErie's failed attempt
How can you get the most out of our Art of Aging page sponsored by the PA Lottery ? We will highlight features for you weekly as well as let you know when there is new content for you. This week let’s talk about having fun during the fall season via our leisure page We have ideas on tours and
October 31, 2014- If you park on Erie streets, your parking space will be in a different place for the next few months. Starting Saturday, November 1st, odd and even parking restrictions will be in effect for Erie residents. Parking will be restricted to one side of the street, depending on the day, on weekdays from 8 am to 4
October 31, 2014- Erie police are investigating after two vehicles and a house were hit by gunfire. The gunfire was called in by Emergycare around 11:20p.m. in the 200 block of West 16th Street. When Erie police arrived at the scene, they found glass in the street and two SUV's with a number of bullet holes in the windows. They
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October 30, 2014 - After nearly seven weeks on the run, suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein is in custody, Pennsylvania State Police spokeswoman Connie Devens said Thursday. Frein was captured by PA State Police in an abandoned aircraft hanger, and surrendered without incident. But he was armed with two guns, according to a law enforcement source. Frein, 31, is
October 30, 2014 - Thursday evening, Congressman Mike Kelly faced off against Democratic newcomer, Dan LaVallee, as the two men vie for the U.S. Congressional seat in Pennsylvania's 3rd District. Congressman Kelly said unlike LaVallee, he has actually done everything he talks about when campaigning, and they aren't just ideas. "I've actually done everything I talk about, it's not a talking point
EmergyCare Ambulance will welcome twenty new employees on Monday November 3, as part of their first EMS Academy, a new training and education program to help address the region’s and state’s lack of healthcare workers, especially Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and Paramedics. Over the past several years EmergyCare and other EMS agencies across the state have struggled to recruit adequate
October 30, 2014 Some local preschoolers set a Guinness World Record for participating in the world's largest vocabulary lesson. Children from the Boys and Girls Club of Erie and Saint Benedict Child Development's Migrant Head Start program, gathered at the ExpERIEnce Children's Museum. The 60 local students were among 4,000 others in 29 cities across 16 states, all learning at