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5 hrs ago | Erie Times News

In Brief: Downed line cuts power to 4,400, including Millcreek Mall

About 4,400 customers in Millcreek and Summit townships lost electric service after a tractor-trailer hit a utility wire and brought down a utility pole near the Humane Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania, 2407 Zimmerly Road, at 11:25 a.m., Penelec spokesman Bill Jerin said.

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9 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Erie County Department of Public Safety to host open house

The Erie County Department of Public Safety will host an open house on Sept. 6 from 1 to 4 p.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Erie Times News

Pat Cuneo: Signs of hope are evident

'There is not a man of us who does not at times need a helping hand to be stretched out to him, and then shame upon him who will not stretch out the helping hand to his brother."

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Gannon University

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Authority will meet Erie City Council's bayfront hotel condition

Erie County Convention Center Authority officials said they plan, however, to quickly figure out the best way to comply with Erie City Council's stipulation that a public waterfront plaza be built as part of a new Courtyard by Marriott hotel and parking garage adjacent to the Bayfront Convention Center.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Backlog slows treatment of mentally ill Erie defendants

Erie police arrested Eric Bruno a year ago after they said he caused an uproar in the police station lobby by pitching chairs and throwing a pen that struck a female office worker.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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In Brief: Wattsburg-Erie County Fair opens Monday and runs through Saturday

The Wattsburg-Erie County Fair opens at 4 p.m. and runs through Saturday at the Wattsburg-Erie County Fairgrounds in Wattsburg.

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Related Topix: Wattsburg, PA, Gannon University, Erie, PA

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Erie County Council set to vote on new purchasing job

Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper's administration has pitched a new $60,000-a-year job to manage the purchasing of county equipment and services.

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Related Topix: Representative Kathleen "Kathy" Dahlkemper, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dauphin, PA, Northampton, PA

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Erie area golf tournament listings, Aug. 24

A Veteran Appreciation Scramble will take place Saturday, Aug. 30, at 9 a.m. at Harbor Ridge Golf Club.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

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Erie remembers region's role in World War I

In August 1914, "the Great War'' was just beginning to engulf Europe, triggered by the June 28, 1914, assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, History in the News, Prison

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Bank financing, not bond, might finance new Convention Center hotel

A bank loan, not a long-term capital improvement bond, might finance the new Courtyard by Marriott and parking garage planned for the Bayfront Convention Center property.

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Board: Erie's Domitrovich first offered to leave bench

As she tries to stay on the job during her ethics case, Erie County Judge Stephanie Domitrovich has focused on her workload and her rejection of a deal to retire.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Positive can trump Erie's negativity: Alvin Tucker II

Sometimes labeled the "mistake on the lake," Erie County is home to more than 250,000 residents.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Gannon University

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Erie group to celebrate women's right to vote

Women got the right to vote 94 years ago, yet thousands of women in Erie County aren't registered to vote.

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Coroner seeks family of eastside Erie man

The Erie County Coroner's Office is looking for relatives of a man who died in his home on Erie's east side earlier this month.

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Judge says six of Curran's claims 'frivilous;' custody request still pending

Six petitions filed by convicted killer Richard C. Curran in search of earnings statements and waivers for late income tax filings were dismissed Wednesday by a Northumberland County judge.

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Related Topix: Northumberland County, PA, Northumberland County, England, Mount Carmel, PA

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In Brief: Poker Run to aid Arc of Erie County

The Let it Roar Poker Run, Saturday, starting at 11 a.m. at the Leader of Men Clubhouse, 415 E. 18th St., and finishing with food and entertainment from 5 to 7 p.m. at Belle Valley Social Hall, 1514 Norcross Road, will benefit Arc of Erie County.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Erie summer youth jobs program comes to close

The 17-year-old Erie resident saved enough money from her job at Gannon University to be able to buy clothes for the winter, when she plans to start taking classes at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania's Porreco College in Millcreek Township.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Gannon University, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania

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Most Wanted

About Erie County Most Wanted: The Erie Times-News each Thursday publishes information about suspects sought by the Erie County Sheriff's Office.

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Bayfront hotel plan approved -- with conditions added

The proposed new $30 million Courtyard by Marriott at the Bayfront Convention Center has the signoff it needed to move forward -- with a caveat.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Wattsburg-Erie County Fair opens Monday

Even in today's disposable age, some things are built to last: Matchbox cars, the Rolling Stones and the Wattsburg-Erie County Fair.

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Related Topix: Wattsburg, PA, Erie, PA

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