Entries by Christopher Millette

Erie City Council votes for historic designation for the Mayer Block

Erie City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to amend the Erie Zoning Ordinance to designate the Mayer Block, 1501-1509 State Street, as Erie’s first historic landmark.

This new designation provides certain design review protections and potential grant funding opportunities that will help ensure that this important resource retains its historic character and continues to be …

Four new Erie firefighters sworn in, five promoted

The City of Erie recognized nine Erie Fire Department firefighters on Feb. 23, 2023. From left are: Lt. Alfonce Bucheral, Chief Fire Inspector Donald Sauer, Lt. Richard Reislund, Lt. Joseph Vickey, Fire Chief Joe Walko, Erie Mayor Joe Schember, Firefighter Ryan Hilliard, Firefighter Joseph Maxumczyk, Firefighter Terrance Sedney, Firefighter Gregory Tenney. Not pictured is …

Historic Building Improvement Grant application process open

This is a Sept. 6, 2013 contributed photo of the Boston Store, 716 State St. in downtown Erie.

Erie homeowners and business owners can now improve and preserve their historic properties with the help of the Historic Building Improvement Grant.

This reimbursement grant program is administered by the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Erie in …

Susannah Faulkner sworn in as newest City Council member

Sara Provencio, at left, swears in her friend Susannah Faulkner, at right, as the newest Erie City Councilwoman, on Feb. 15, 2023 in Erie City Council Chambers. Faulkner will serve out the remainder of Liz Allen’s term, who resigned in January 2023. Faulkner will serve until Dec. 31, 2023.

Erie’s newest City Council member was …

Public meeting set for Greengarden Boulevard Bikeway Project

The City of Erie and its consultant team from Whitman, Requardt and Associates (WRA) will host a public meeting to review the draft Greengarden Boulevard Bikeway Project and receive comments from the public.

WRA is the nationally-recognized engineering, architectural, construction management and environmental firm that facilitated the creation of the ActiveErie Transportation Plan.

The meeting will …

Translate »