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At a time when workplaces strive to make their information technology departments efficient and innovative, we are disappointed to see that a plan to make information technology work better for Erie County government has created a standoff between judges and Erie County Council.
An Erie man remains in jail this morning on charges of assaulting a woman and holding her against her will at a westside apartment on Saturday morning.
Now, a selection committee that evaluated four consulting firms interested in taking the lead role in completing the multimillion-dollar Destination Erie plan is ready to make its hiring recommendation to the project's steering committee.
The Beaver County Board of Commissioners filed a petition today to have a judge find Sheriff George David and his Deputies in contempt of court.
Improvements to www.healthcare.gov have allowed Robertson, Erie County's only certified Health Insurance Marketplace navigator, to enroll some people in the exchange without the errors, delays and glitches that have plagued the government website.
Snowy owls continue to be big news across the northeastern U.S. Locally, there have been at least 10 individual snowy owls seen since Nov. 23, at Presque Isle State Park, North East, Wattsburg, downtown Erie and the airport.
The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a winter weather advisory for Erie and Crawford counties expiring at 10 p.m. today.
A winter weather advisory for Erie and Crawford counties expires at 10 p.m. In addition to snow that may have fallen overnight, one inch to 4 inches of snow could fall through tonight.
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.