City parking rules change on Saturday, April 1

Reminder that inner City parking rules change tomorrow, April 1, 2023. The winter odd/even date restrictions end, and designated no-parking days are now in effect through Oct. 31. Daily parking restrictions are posted on street signs in affected areas.

A no parking sign is shown, on March 25, 2023, in the 200 block of West …

Deadline nears for Erie business incubation program

Want to start or grow a business in Erie?

In collaboration with the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network, Paramount Pursuits offers Thrive in Erie, a 12-month Business Incubation Program that is essential for entrepreneurs looking to start a business or for existing businesses looking to grow.

Paramount Pursuits in Erie, which is partially supported by …

City to apply for state grant to purchase five electric refuse trucks

Trash pickup in Erie might be going electric.

Public Works officials with the City of Erie plan to apply for an EV Zero Emissions Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection which would add electric refuse trucks to the City’s fleet.

“We’re really excited,” said A.J. Antolik, Assistant Director of Public Works for the City …

Erie Fire Department swears in nine firefighters and one accelerant-detection dog

The Erie Fire Department, on March 23, 2023, held a swearing-in ceremony for nine new firefighters and Horus, a one-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever, who is the department’s accelerant-detection dog.

The new additions are:

Colin McEldowney

Joe Baltz

Mitchell Reichert

Peter Light

Scott Dentler

Kyle Wyant

Jim Wicker

Keith Riley

Cody McDonald

Horus, accelerant detection dog

The Erie Fire Department is staffed by 137 men and women. …

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