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2 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Sonney to host concealed carry permit seminar

State Rep. Curt Sonney, of Harborcreek, R-4th Dist., will host a concealed carry permit seminar on Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Fairfield Hose Co., 4896 East Lake Road.

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Related Topix: Harborcreek, PA

6 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Dolly Parton literacy project in Erie receives nearly $70K

The United Way of Erie County's initiative held a special fundraiser the past month to boost its highly successful Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Family, Kids

10 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Waterford man charged with driving from DUI stop

A Waterford man remains in jail this morning on charges of driving away from a traffic stop with a Pennsylvania State Police trooper still attached to his vehicle.

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Related Topix: Waterford, PA

14 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Man waives hearing in Millcreek arson case

A Millcreek Township man is heading to trial on charges he intentionally set a Peach Street house on fire in February.

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Related Topix: Fire, Erie, PA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Erie Times News

Homelessness on the decline in Erie County

The number of homeless people, including children living in homeless families, are down sharply across Erie County, according to data released Tuesday by the county's Department of Human Services.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA

Erie Times News

DA challenges accidental shooting claim

The Erie County District Attorney's Office today presented evidence that the bullet that killed a 27-year-old Summit Township man in August entered his upper left chest and exited his back in nearly a straight line.

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

Erie Times News

In Brief: Magazine ranks Erie high school among state's best

Erie's Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy has been ranked the second-best public high school in the state by U.S. News & World Report.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Venango County, PA, Cooperstown, PA

Erie Times News

Precautions help keep piglets virus-free

Howard, of Franklin Township, is a 4-H livestock club leader currently tagging animals that club members are raising to show at this summer's agricultural fairs.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Edinboro, PA, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Life, Food, Meat, Pork

Erie Times News

Erie police seek second suspect in gas station robbery

An Erie man was arraigned this morning on charges in an eastside gas station robbery on Monday night and is being questioned as officers continue their search for his accomplice.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA

Erie Times News

Erie County Council to talk Porreco College, RELCO funding

Erie County Council tonight is expected to sign off on a resolution supporting Edinboro University of Pennsylvania's planned community college alternative.

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Related Topix: Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA, Harborcreek, PA, Lawrence Park, PA

Erie Times News

Harborcreek's Smith stays on ballot

Smith, a Democratic candidate for state House in the 4th District, will stay on the ballot with just one month before the May 20 primary.

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Related Topix: Harborcreek, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Erie Times News

Fairview man accused of firing gun into occupied home

State police charge that a Fairview Township man traveled four blocks from his home before pulling two guns and opening fire on the front door of an occupied house, narrowly missing three people inside Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Fairview, PA, McKean, PA

Erie Times News

Deputies clear two 'Most Wanted' cases

Aaliyah S. Carr, 25, who was wanted for failure to appear for a plea on possession with intent to deliver, was apprehended in Erie on Thursday, deputies said today.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Pa. woman slated for trial in boyfriend's death

Jury selection starts Monday for the trial of a northwestern Pennsylvania woman charged in the shooting death of her boyfriend last summer.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Sun Apr 20, 2014

YourErie

Last Day To Register to Vote

Monday is the last day to register to vote in the May primary election. The Erie County Election Office will open bright and early tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. and will stay open until 6 p.m. The voter registration office is in room 112 in the Erie County Courthouse.

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Related Topix: Crawford County, PA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Erie Times News

Liz Allen: Why I have faith in Stephen Colbert

This is how easy it was to talk to Debbie Smith, the keynote speaker for the Crime Victim Center of Erie County's annual dinner on April 9. Debbie and her husband, Rob, a retired police officer, came from Williamsburg, Va., to share her story about being raped and to talk about the foundation they started to offer healing retreats for women who are ... (more)

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Erie, PA, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Erie Times News

Kathy Dahlkemper: excited, challenged by county executive's job

Grasping the nuances of Erie County government -- a $300 million-plus, multilayered operation -- has been hard work for County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper.

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

Erie Times News

Man charged with threatening neighbors, attacking Erie police officer

A man faces charges after Erie police accused him of threatening to harm his neighbors while holding a shovel and a hammer, and of attacking a police officer who responded to the disturbance on Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

YourErie

I-79 Lanes Restricted Erie and Crawford Counties

Interstate 79 northbound is limited to single lane traffic in Crawford County two miles south of Exit 147 .

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Related Topix: Crawford County, PA, Conneaut Lake, PA, Edinboro, PA

Erie Times News

Erie County Council to show support for Edinboro's community college alternative

Erie County Council is expected to sign off Tuesday on a resolution supporting Edinboro University of Pennsylvania's planned community college alternative.

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

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