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An Erie man accused of inflicting serious injuries on an infant in his care in early November is heading to trial after waiving his preliminary hearing on Thursday.
The Erie County Salvation Army is looking to soon secure more than $300,000 in funding for a homeless shelter for children to open in the city by August.
The Erie County Bullying Prevention Coalition includes Coalition Pathways, a nonprofit working to prevent and reduce teen drug use; Safe Kids Erie, an organization that works to prevent accidental childhood injury; the Erie School District, state Sen. Sean Wiley, and Michelee Curtze of the Olweus anti-bullying program.
Scott Enterprises' proposed $150 million Harbor Place waterfront development can coexist with and even complement the Erie County Convention Center's plan to add a second hotel near the Bayfront Convention Center.
Through the Hunters Sharing the Harvest program, sportsmen can donate all or part of their deer to a participating processor who will, after processing, donate the venison to Pennsylvania food banks, soup kitchens and pantries.
That's the advice state officials have for Erie's low-income residents who are eligible to receive money from a federal program that helps pay home heating bills and resolve heating emergencies.
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski brought his statewide jobs tour to Erie on Dec. 4. Pawlowski, who's seeking the Democratic nomination, presented his "Putting Pennsylvania Back to Work" tour with a town-hall meeting in a conference room at the Courtyard by Marriott, 7792 Peach St. About 20 people attended the meeting, including Bill Cole, chairman of ... (more)
A North East man wanted since September on charges in a home-invasion armed robbery is in jail today following his arraignment on Tuesday.
Erie police and the Erie County Coroner's Office are investigating the death of a 57-year-old man found Tuesday afternoon in his apartment in the 700 block of West 18th St. An autopsy of the man, whose name was not released, is scheduled for today at 11 a.m. at the coroner's office.
Area law enforcement and military officials will visit local Walmart stores beginning today to provide 62 needy kids with a holiday season to remember.
Erie County Councilman Kyle Foust has proposed a resolution pledging county support for the city of Erie's application for a new state development program.
Three local businesses have been fined for violating the Pennsylvania Food Code, and citations have been filed against two others.
School Director Wheaton, 58, was unanimously chosen by the board Monday night as its president for a one-year term.
An Erie man is in jail on charges in a weekend burglary in Fairview Township and is under investigation as a possible suspect in similar crimes, state police said.
Gunfire ripped through a cold, quiet Erie evening on Sunday, killing one man and littering an eastside street with bullets and spent cartridges.