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Erie, Pennsylvania is located in Erie County. Zip codes in Erie, PA include 16530, 16565, and 16522. The median home price in Erie is $81,200 which is roughly $61/per square foot. More Erie information.

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Erie's own YMCA of Greater Erie was founded back in 1860, slowly building up a history of recreation, adult education and community outreach in the Erie area. The Downtown YMCA is shown in Erie in the 1950's, top, and on Sept.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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Erie colleges welcome large numbers of international students

After three flights and 38 hours spent either in the air or in airports, he climbed into a car that took him directly from Erie International Airport to Penn State Behrend, a place he'd only seen on a computer screen. At 7 p.m. -- 7 a.m. on Aug. 19 in his hometown of Nanjing, China -- the 18-year-old fell asleep, exhausted.

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One Suspect in Custody After High-Speed Pursuit

Erie police have a suspect behind bars on a long list of charges after a high speed pursuit Saturday night. The chase ended with the suspect crashing into a house on Weschler Avenue around 11:30 p.m. The house was left with extensive damage, but the owner wasn't injured.

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Volunteers sought for coastal cleanup in Erie County

Of the 17,344 cigarette butts collected in Pennsylvania during the 2013 International Coastal Cleanup, 16,276 were found in Erie County. Local organizers are looking for volunteers to pick up not only cigarettes but also cigar tips, plastic bags, bottles, caps, lids, straws and other trash that has accumulated over the past year on beaches and along lakes and waterways.

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Liz Allen: Hash tags and domestic violence

The video of Ray Rice knocking out his girlfriend in a casino elevator makes me sick. The idea of a sports fan using the attack on Janay Rice to make an analogy about a football game is indefensible.

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Sunday's Erie region forecast: Partly sunny, high of 61

Partly sunny skies and cooler weather are forecast today in the Erie region, according to the National Weather Service in Cleveland. Monday's forecast calls for partly sunny skies and a high near 66. Winds will be from the south at 8 to 11 mph.

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How Erie's representatives in Congress voted last week

Area members of Congress voted on campaign financing and postponing requirements of the Affordable Care Act, among other issues, in the week of Sept. 8-12.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

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News from across Erie and Crawford Counties

The well, located near Mill and Short streets downtown, once was the borough's primary water source but was deactivated in the late 1980s. Borough water has since been supplied from two wells near Cooper Science Center on the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania campus.

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Drug deaths remain high in Erie County

If testing proves the suspicions true, it will push the county closer to matching or surpassing in 2014 the high number of drug-related deaths seen in the two previous years. There were 38 accidental deaths caused by drugs as of Friday, Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook said.

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Eriez sale could impact track's 2015 season

"I thought it should have been done back in June when we first talked about it," said Rohrer, who has owned Eriez since purchasing it from the late Francis Seamens in 2006. But better late than never.

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Millcreek defendants seek nearly $3 million in Anderson case

Three former Millcreek Township School District officials incurred nearly $3 million in legal fees and costs to successfully defend themselves against claims former administrator Maryann Anderson made in a bitterly contested federal whistle-blower lawsuit. Now that the case has all but ended with federal courts rejecting Anderson's claims, the winners want Anderson and her lawyer, Charles Steele, to pick up their tab.

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Woman robbed near UPMC Hamot in Erie

Erie police said a UPMC Hamot nurse was the victim of an armed robbery early this morning as she walked between her vehicle and the hospital. Police said the nurse was walking in the 100 block of East Third Street at about 7:40 a.m. when a black male approached her wielding a knife.

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Police: PA State Trooper Dead, One Injured After Station Ambush

Police are investigating a deadly shooting at a State Police Barracks station. One trooper was killed and another one was seriously hurt.

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Faith focus of women's conference in Erie

A Tennessee author, a Manhattan nun and an Erie priest will speak to women at a new conference to be held in October at the Warner Theatre. Those who attend will hear from Sonja Corbitt, who wrote "Fearless: How to Conquer Your Demons with Love and Abandon"; Sister Catherine Marie Ross, whose Sisters of Life share their convent with pregnant women and infants; and the Rev.

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Our View: Mayor, please bring Train to Erie

All aboard: Pat Monahan, lead singer of Train, says he'd like to do a free or low-cost concert in Erie in 2015. In an interview with Dave Richards for the Sept.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

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Revolving door part of $1.5M in upgrades at Erie Sheraton

The Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel is getting a $1.5 million face-lift, and one of the biggest changes will be to one of the complex's busiest spots: the front entrance. The Erie County Convention Center Authority, which owns the 6-year-old hotel and neighboring Bayfront Convention Center, is replacing the outer set of front automatic sliding doors with an automatic revolving door, mainly to reduce the winter chill in the hotel's lobby.

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Matt Martin: Bloggers take pulse of Erie entertainment

Two names that will be familiar to Erie Times-News and GoErie.com readers are showing up in a new place these days. Reporters Gerry Weiss and Lindsey Poisson also are the authors of Pulse, a recently launched blog about entertainment in Erie and from an Erie point of view.

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Renovations begin on rest of West Erie Plaza strip

The owners of the West Erie Plaza have begun extensive renovations for its vacant storefronts, and they are taking to social media to drum up support for businesses that might locate there. Work began last week on an extensive interior demolition project, and that will be followed by replacement of the roof and work on the facade, utilities, awning, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, said Chris Conrad, managing director of VCG Properties, which owns the plaza.

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New this semester: Applying to college by video

Higher education is in a period of rapid change, and no one is perpetuating the movement more than Goucher College. The school is now accepting video applications in place of the Common Application.

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About 100 attend prayer vigil for slain Erie man

About 100 people attended a prayer vigil this afternoon in a quiet west Erie neighborhood where homicide victim David D. McLendon Tate was found dead on Aug. 6. Tate, 39, was found that day at about 5:45 a.m. on a sidewalk on Delaware Avenue, just south of Ottawa Avenue. The Erie County Coroner's Office ruled Tate's death a homicide.

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