Entries by Christopher Millette

Mayor Schember’s statement on tentative Wabtec agreement: Vote to be held on Thursday; 1,400 could return to work.

Mayor Joe Schember on Thursday released the following statement regarding the current labor dispute between Wabtec Corp. and Local 506 and 618 of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America:“I am pleased that a tentative agreement has been reached between Wabtec Corp. and Locals 506 and 618 of the United Electrical, Radio …

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, City, state officials announce multimillion-dollar investment in Erie’s infrastructure

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-PA; Erie Mayor Joe Schember; Paul Vojtek, CEO of Erie Water Works; and Autumn Anderson, Governor Shapiro’s Deputy Director for Critical Investments, announced on Wednesday at City Hall a multimillion-dollar investment in Erie’s infrastructure.

Of the announced $30.5 million in federal grants and loans to Erie that were part of the …

Love Your Block Week 4 project week kicks off today

The Love Your Block team is still looking for volunteers. Click the link below to sign up.

On Tuesday, the City of Erie’s Love Your Block team begins this summer’s fourth and last project week – which runs through Sept. 2 – with 15 minor home repair and cleanup projects in the Marvintown neighborhood. …

Three new officers sworn into the Erie Police Department

Three new police officers were sworn into the Erie Police Department on Monday in City Council chambers at Erie City Hall.

The new officers are:

Dominic D’Antonio, 23. Dominic graduated from Seneca High School and went on to enlist in the United States Army as an infantryman. He has 10 months of prior law enforcement service …

Week 3 Love Your Block project kicks off on Tuesday

On Tuesday, the City of Erie’s Love Your Block team begins this summer’s third project week – through Aug. 26 – with 10 minor home repair and cleanup projects in the Lakeside neighborhood. That area is bounded by Gilson Avenue to the west, Franklin Avenue to the east, Lakeside Drive to the north, and …

CelebrateErie 2023 opens Friday. Here’s what you need to know

CelebrateErie 2023 is here, and we have everything that you need to know about the Erie region’s largest festival. Find stage schedules, activities, vendor information, maps and the program for this 3-day event at www.CelebrateErie.com, or the CelebrateErie Facebook page and Instagram feed.

What is CelebrateErie:

CelebrateErie is a festival of all things Erie, featuring local …

Aug. 23 Urban Forest Committee meeting canceled for now

The next scheduled Urban Forest Committee meeting, at 12 p.m. on Aug. 23, has been canceled. Organizers are working to reschedule a new date and time for this August, which will be announced. Otherwise, the committee’s next regular monthly meeting is scheduled for 12 p.m. on Sept. 27th, also in City Council Chambers.

To find …

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