Entries by Frank Strumila

City Launches “Can We Count on You?” 2020 Census Campaign

Erie, Pa. – May 4, 2020 – The City of Erie is launching the “Can We
Count on You?” campaign to remind all residents, specifically in the City of
Erie, to take the U.S. Census in the month of May.

“If we don’t get an accurate count,
Erie loses up to one billion dollars in federal funding over …

Bells Across Pennsylvania Day

ERIE, PA – Mayor Joe Schember proclaims “Bells Across Pennsylvania Day,” Sunday, May 3, 2020 in collaboration with the Pennsylvania State Mayors’ Association.

According to the Pennsylvania State Mayors’ Association,
“the purpose of “Bells Across Pennsylvania Day” will be threefold:

•  To recognize and honor first
responders, healthcare workers, and employees of grocery stores, pharmacies,
public works employees, and …

City of Erie Cancels Annual Tire Recycling Day

ERIE, PA (APRIL 16, 2020) – The Annual Tire Drop-off and Recycling Day previously scheduled for Saturday, May 2, 2020 for City of Erie residents has been Cancelled.

In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and with guidance from the Erie County Department of Health, the City of Erie has decided …

#WeGotThisERIE Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

#WeGotThisERIE Campaign Inspires Social Connection

Community and Business Organizations Launch Coordinated Campaign

APRIL 14, 2020

Erie, Pennsylvania – Several organizations announced a
community-wide campaign to inspire social connection while residents are
charged to remain home in efforts to reduce the spread of coronavirus. The
campaign — #WeGotThisERIE — was inspired by movements seen across the country
to unify communities …

City Council Meeting April 15, 2020

The Erie City Council announces that due to Covid-19, the City Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 7:30 PM will be closed to the public. Citizens may watch and listen to the meeting via https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofErie, on the City of Erie’s Social Media Channels, or the Government Access Channel 1024 on Spectrum. …

Help the Helpers: City of Erie and UPMC Encourage the Community to Keep Helping, Look for New Ways to Help

Contact: Karen Beardsley

Phone: 814-877-3917

Mobile: 814-392-3362

E-mail: BeardsleyPetitKL@upmc.edu

Contact: Charles “Boo” Hagerty

Phone: 814-490-2057

E-mail: HagertyCF@upmc.edu

FOR
IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Help the Helpers: City of Erie and UPMC Encourage the Community
to Keep Helping, Look for New Ways to Help

ERIE, Pa.,
April 10, 2020 – “Help the Helpers,” a joint initiative
of the City of Erie, Hamot Health Foundation and UPMC Hamot, encourages the …

City of Erie Closes All Park Facilities

ERIE, PA (April 06, 2020) – In an updated response to the
evolving COVID-19 pandemic and with guidance from the Erie County Department of
Health, the City of Erie has decided to close all City tennis courts.

The U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) issued a statement on
Friday, “Although there are no specific studies on tennis and COVID-19, medical
advisors …

Important information about COVID-19 for non-English speaking residents

Important information about COVID-19 for non-English speaking residents, from the Erie County Department of Health :

Arabic- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsMa2PfdbDc&feature=youtu.be

Nepali- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmyEXrwwrLc&feature=youtu.be

Somali- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kiyy6siCU94&feature=youtu.be

Spanish- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ai-cd-SQ8gs&feature=youtu.be

Swahili- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVegOna8EME&feature=youtu.be

Ukrainian- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLG3RT40IVc&feature=youtu.be

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