Entries by Brian King

New 814 Concert Series Begins Sunday

The new 814 Concert Series begins this Sunday, July 10 at Bayview Park, located at W. 2nd and Cherry Streets.

The evening starts with an instructional drum circle by One World Tribe – Rhythms of the World at 4 p.m. A limited number of drums are available to use. Drumming is free and open to …

CDBG Proposed Amendment for FY2021 Plan

The City of Erie proposes to amend its Proposed FY2021 Annual Plan for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) due to an error in the originally announced FY2021 CDBG formula allocations of $3,164,753, which now increases to $3,211,390 in accordance with the regulations and requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) …

The Return of Lights Over Lake Erie and CelebrateErie

The City of Erie today announced its plans to bring back two of its premier summer events in 2022: CelebrateErie, presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and AHN Saint Vincent Hospital, and Lights Over Lake Erie, presented by Mercyhurst University.

Lights Over Lake Erie will return to Erie’s Bayfront on Sunday, July 3, featuring …

West 8th Street Corridor Improvements Project

West 8th Street Corridor Improvements Project

Work to include ADA curb ramps, pedestrian lighting, and tree planting

(Erie, PA) – City of Erie proudly announces that work on the West 8th Street Corridor Improvements Project will begin in Spring of 2022.

A resolution was passed for the West 8th Street Corridor Improvements Project by City Council at …

Department of Justice Report on SPCP

Since Mayor Schember took office in 2018, he has been committed to improving police and community relations. To assist with this initiative in April 2018, the Department of Justice/ Community Relations Service (CRS) piloted the Strengthening Police and Community Partnerships (SPCP) program in Erie, Pennsylvania. 

To ensure the issues and concerns of police and community …

City of Erie ARP Applications Now Open

Erie, Pa. (Jan. 20, 2022) – City of Erie ARP Applications Now Open 
The City of Erie is thrilled to announce that applications are now open for seven of the Department of Economic and Community Development’s ARP grants/loans to support local small businesses and entrepreneurs recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Attached you can see what …

City Council Meeting on Nov. 17, 2021 at 7 p.m. Zoom Link

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To see the full agenda, please visit https://ecode360.com/documents/ER3969/public/630523704.pdf

City Council Meeting August 18, 2021

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Residents can watch the live stream on the City of Erie’s YouTube Page (@CityofEriePennsylvania) and Channel 1071 Community Access …

4-Way Stop Installations at Two Intersections

As a result of traffic studies, the City will install 4-way stop conditions on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at the following intersections:

1) West 21st Street and Raspberry Street, installing stop signs on Raspberry Street

2) Highview Boulevard and Arlington Road, installing stop signs on Highview Boulevard

All motorists will now have to stop and proceed with caution.  Motorists are asked to drive with extra caution through theseareas while motorists adjust to the new traffic patterns.

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