May 24th, 2013 Some young dancers showed off the results of months of hard work. The Lake Erie Ballet Junior Company and students from the Academy of Dance took the Erie Playhouse stage for performances of the "Jungle Book" and "Sleeping Beauty." This was a year-end show, and the product of five to six months of work by these dancers.
May 24th, 2013 There's another celebration going on this weekend. A celebration of heritage. The Russian Troika Festival is going on at the Russian Orthodox Church of the Nativity on lower German Street. There will be a Russian marketplace, a Russian tea room, a bakery, a children's area, as well as a feast of traditional Russian food. The Troika Festival
May 24th, 2013 The Millcreek Mall hosted a party at the promenade tonight. There was live music, food and wine tasting, all provided by the businesses that call the Millcreek Mall home. It was a free, family friendly event for people to come out and see what these businesses had to offer and maybe even try something new. One of
May 24, 2013 - As members of the Erie Thunderbirds work together in one final night of practice, they know tomorrow they take part in what will undoubtedly be a historic parade for the city of Erie. "Some of us have been in New Orleans for the Mardi Gras parade; this is an event in our hometown that we're going
5/24/13 Jim Horn got a big surprise today when a member of the Erie Thunderbirds Drum & Bugle Corps presented him with a Thunderbirds marching shirt. Jim lost his in a fire back in march that also claimed the life of a dear friend. Horn was critically injured in the fire and spent weeks recovering at a Pittsburgh hospital, and
May 24, 2013 - Some downtown businesses aren't happy with the EMTA decision to move bus stops off of State Street. The move is to relieve congestion, but business owners say the move will take away their customers. Starting June 8th, all northbound buses in the "E" bus system will move from State Street to Peach Street between West 10th
May 24, 2013 - With so many people expected to attend the Grand Patriotic Parade in downtown on Saturday, organizers are asking you to be patient when dealing with parking and street closures. Starting at 9am, State Street from 3rd to 13th Street will be closed throughout the day. There will be free parking downtown for the Perry 200 parade.
May 24, 2013 - Finishing touches are underway on floats and throughout downtown Erie for the big parade. Oliver Hazaard Perry is showing up all over town, including windows at businesses and city hall. Crews were putting up the final banners that line 12th Street and State Street with the US and Bristish ships that fought in the Battle of
May 24, 2013 A group of McDowell students came together to address an issue that affects thousands in our city. Five months ago... McDowell teacher David Hoderny had guest speakers come into his exposure class, to talk to them about the high rate of poverty in Erie County, and what they can do to help. After listening to a guest
May 24, 2013 Not only does this weekend kick off the Perry 200 celebration... It's also the anniversary of one historic school... Students were celebrating the 100th birthday of Perry School with a fun-filled week of activities. Today, elementary students celebrated by creating something to bury in their time capsules. But the best part for students was dancing... And of