Entries by Rob Lee

State of the City 2023

It is hard to believe that I have already completed six years as Mayor.  When I first ran in 2017, I was committed to serve three terms, or 12 years, because I knew that what my team and I wanted to accomplish was going to take that long.  We are midway through that commitment.  …

Public Meeting Scheduled for Active Erie Greengarden Boulevard Bikeway Plan

The City of Erie is planning a series of Bikeways throughout the city as part of the Active Erie Transportation plan.The City of Erie believes that planning that is done in conjunction with residents and community stakeholders results in positive and forward-thinking outcomes. Therefore, there will be a Public Meeting to review the Active …

Three new officers sworn into the Erie Police Department

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

The new officers are:

Patrick Parker, 24. Parker graduated from Cathedral Preparatory School. For the last year and a half, Parker worked security at Allegheny Health Network – St. Vincent Hospital.   

Luke Kubiak, 22. Kubiak graduated from Cathedral …

Erie, PA, Designated as Official Purple Heart City

On Friday, November 17, Erie Mayor Joe Schember was joined by the Military Order of the Purple Heart Commodore Perry Chapter 197 and guests to recognize Erie as an official Purple Heart City. The purpose of being a Purple Heart City is to honor military personnel wounded or killed in combat. The Purple Heart …

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