Erie County Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Become a Reading Buddy in Erie: Danny JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Recently, the Imagination Library in Erie County celebrated several key milestones. As of November, more than 100,000 books have been mailed out to 10,000-plus children in our community since July 2013.

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  2. Meg Loncharic: Erie Torch Club fired upRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Erie Times News

    ... including "Lost Erie: The Vanished Heritage of City and County," published in 1991. He was director of the Erie County Historical Society from 1978 to 1992. Torch Club member Catherina Buys, who lines up presenters, has engaged Kathy and Steve ...

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  3. Buffalo man back in Erie to face homicide, assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Erie Times News

    A man accused of fatally beating and robbing a man in early August then fleeing to Buffalo was returned to Erie Friday to face homicide and assault charges. Joshua J. Walker, 25, was committed to Erie County Prison Friday where he'll await trial on charges of criminal homicide, aggravated assault, robbery, theft by unlawful taking and possessing an instrument of a crime.

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  4. News from across Erie and Crawford countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Contractors at work on the Route 98 bridge over Interstate 90 in Fairview Township will call it a season this week. "They're going to do a little work week to secure things for winter, then will come back and start work in the spring," said Jim Carroll, spokesman for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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  5. Pat Howard: Program harnesses power of books to change livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Erie Times News

    ... hits home with me. It offers those kids an avenue that did so much to open up my world when I was little. Erie County's Imagination Library is part of a program founded in 1997 by singer and actress Dolly Parton and is overseen by her Dollywood ... 9 comments

  6. Ice causes crashes; warm-up aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Slippery roadways wreaked havoc around Erie and Crawford counties Saturday, but the National Weather Service in Cleveland is predicting at least a couple warmer days. Emergency dispatchers in both counties were flooded with calls of motor vehicle accidents early, including rollover crashes in Waterford, Greenfield Township and on Interstate 79 in Washington Township.

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  7. Clara Ward wants exemption for 'Extreme Makeover' house in ErieRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Erie Times News

    ... she said she funds with whatever donations she can get. The exemption, which Ward requested Wednesday from the Erie County Board of Tax Assessment Appeals, would eliminate her annual tax bill of $1,409. An exemption, however, would not erase the ...

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  8. Tax deal for Knowledge Park picks up speedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Erie Times News

    The tax dispute over Penn State Behrend's Knowledge Park is all but certain to end with a revamped agreement for the complex to make payments in lieu of taxes. But for that deal to happen, Behrend, Harborcreek Township and other taxing authorities first had to take sides over Knowledge Park's tax status before the Erie County Board of Tax Assessment Appeals.

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  9. Flooding becomes new threat in snowy BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Pocono Record

    ... - roughly the equivalent of six inches of rain - could be released over the course of two days, said deputy Erie County executive Richard Tobe. "We are preparing now for more flooding than we've seen in a long, long time," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. ...

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  10. Deck the halls with local donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Erie Times News

    ... in some ways, taken away the real meaning of giving," said Laurie Root, senior vice president of United Way of Erie County. When people want to give in a way that is more meaningful, she encourages them to "look at some of the organizations that are ...

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  11. Our View: Can a grocer be enticed to downtown Erie?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Erie Times News

    ... sign that our urban core is in trouble. We already have a hunger problem because of our high poverty rate. In Erie County, one out of three people rely on a food pantry, soup kitchen or other meal program to get by, according to a study released in ...

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  12. 21-year-old man fatally shot in ErieRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Erie Times News

    ... n. No arrests have been made, and police could not say if they have identified any suspects yet in the shooting. Erie County Deputy Coroner Dennis Suscheck said the man was an Erie resident. An autopsy is scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Suscheck said.

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  13. Bids submitted for bayfront hotel work in ErieRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Low base bids have been submitted for a variety of construction components -- including electrical work, plumbing and kitchen equipment -- at the $54 million Courtyard by Marriott hotel and parking garage next to the Bayfront Convention Center. The bids were opened Tuesday and approved by the Erie County Convention Center Authority's board of directors at a meeting Thursday.

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  14. Erie County incomes inch up, but fall short of inflationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Erie Times News

    A new report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that personal per capita income in Erie edged up 1 percent in 2013, but it fell short of the inflation rate of 1.5 percent, as calculated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Erie County, per capita personal income, the county's total personal income divided by the number of residents, rose from $37,359 in 2012 to 37,729 in 2013.

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  15. Our View: Thumbs down for council on radio issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Radio daze: Erie County Council voted 5-2 for a no-tax-increase budget Tuesday night, but council members say they will still figure out how to pay for a new $26.4 million radio communications system for Erie County's emergency responders. Council used $2.7 million from the county's reserve fund, which has more than $32 million, to balance the $96 million general fund budget, against the advice of Joe Maloney, council's accountant.

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  16. Pa. woman charged in marijuana probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Pocono Record

    An Erie woman faces drug charges after Pennsylvania State Police accused her of accepting a package, mailed from California, that contained about 19 pounds of Sharica A. Crosby, 33, was in the Erie County Prison on Thursday on $10,000 bond after her arraignment by Erie 3rd Ward District Judge Tom Carney on Wednesday.

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  17. Spring-like Temperatures could cause Nuisance Flooding in some AreasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | WICU12 Erie

    ... trapped betw... The severe winter storm shutting down part of Interstate 90 is delaying truck drivers here in Erie County for a third day. The severe winter storm shutting down part of Interstate 90 is delaying truck drivers here in Erie County for ...

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  18. PennDOT Announces Road Closures for Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | WICU12 Erie

    ... trapped betw... The severe winter storm shutting down part of Interstate 90 is delaying truck drivers here in Erie County for a third day. The severe winter storm shutting down part of Interstate 90 is delaying truck drivers here in Erie County for ...

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  19. Jury clears Millcreek man in sex abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Erie Times News

    A Millcreek Township man once sentenced to up to 21 years in state prison and designated a sexually violent predator has been cleared of all charges after he won an appeal that allowed him to withdraw a previous plea and go to trial. Ricky Lee Bowersox, 44, was acquitted Thursday by an Erie County jury of felony charges of aggravated indecent assault, indecent assault, corruption of minors and endangering the welfare of children.

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  20. Deer hunt, lighthouse top Presque Isle meeting topicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Erie Times News

    ... houses and improve beachfront access in the Beaches 6, 7 and 8 areas. - Received information about an effort by Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper to possibly seek a National Marine Sanctuary designation in the Erie area. A public meeting is ...

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