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Our View: Erie's port needs leader with vision

The board of directors for the Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority has an important task ahead: selecting a new executive director.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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In Brief: Erie man charged with assault, threat with gun

Listeria can cause possibly fatal infections in people with weakened immune systems and severe complications or miscarriages for pregnant women.

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Road work ahead: PennDOT announces maintenance schedule

Crews will continue patching holes along the interstate in western Erie County, from the Ohio line to Fairview.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Then & Now: Erie County Courthouse

In the early 19th century, Erie County's court proceedings were held in various places -- including a tavern at East Third and French streets and a log jailhouse at East Second and Holland streets -- until a building was erected at Perry Square.

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Share photos for new 'Memories' book

"Erie Memories," a book of old photos from around the region compiled in 2013 by the Erie Times-News, proved to be such an overwhelming success that work has begun on a sequel.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, The Early Years, Alternative

Sat Jul 19, 2014

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Case related to Erie nurse's testimony takes another turn

He pursued claims that Minnis deserved a chance to be cleared because evidence against Minnis had been produced by an Erie forensic nurse whose findings had been called into question.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, State Prisons, Prison

Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Domitrovich lawyer wants more time

Erie County Judge Stephanie Domitrovich is gearing up to fight not only the state Judicial Conduct Board's ethics charges against her, but also the board's request that she be suspended from the bench while the case is pending.

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Man with Domitrovich T-shirt asked to leave courthouse

A man was asked to leave the Erie County Courthouse on Thursday after he was seen walking around the second floor wearing a T-shirt with Erie County Judge Stephanie Domitrovich's picture on it and the words, "Do you even ethics bro?" Sheriff John Loomis said the man did not act in a threatening manner.

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Don't raise Pa. taxes: Luke Lofgren, candidate for Pa. House

Increasing taxes is not the answer to balancing Pennsylvania's budget. In a Guest Voice column, state Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, of Millcreek Township, D-3rd Dist., proposed that $1.5 billion in taxes be added each year to cover a revenue shortfall of half that amount .

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Dahlkemper administration eyes new county purchasing post

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

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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New high-definition scoreboard installed at Erie Insurance Arena

The scoreboard includes four 16-foot by 10-foot, high-definition video panels, each with nearly 1.5 million light packets.

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Erie County restaurant inspections: July 10 to 16

At least once a year, Erie County Department of Health officials inspect all restaurants and stores that sell unpackaged food.

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Waterford man charged with fleeing from state police

A Waterford man faces felony fleeing and other charges after state police said he sped away from a traffic stop and led troopers on a pursuit before crashing his car into a patrol vehicle in Waterford Township early Tuesday morning.

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Commonwealth Court Orders Myron Sainovich To Pay Back Taxpayers

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has ordered attorney Myron Sainovich to return over $44,000 in fees he illegally billed above and beyond his $82,000 salary during his time as Beaver County Solicitor.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Most Wanted

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

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Michigan man charged in drug probe

A lengthy investigation into suspected heroin sales in Erie led to the search of an Erie house, a Summit Township hotel room and a Michigan man who was later jailed on drug charges.

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Police Release Images of Alleged Fairview Bank Robber

State police are investigating an alleged bank robbery that took place at the Northwest Savings Bank branch in Fairview around 10:30 this morning.

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Tips, chance encounter help Erie police nab bank robbery suspect

Images of a suspect released online and to local media shortly after a downtown Erie credit union was robbed Monday afternoon generated numerous calls from people who identified Jason E. Hazlett as the suspect.

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Erie County takes new plunge over taxing pools

The Erie County Assessment Bureau is diving into the taxation of a relatively new development locally: the semi-in-ground swimming pool.

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Erie readies for another Roar on the Shore

Roar on the Shore organizers added another day to the eighth annual event, which kicks off today with the Faith and Freedom Bayfront touring ride at 5 p.m. and two evening concerts in downtown Erie.

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