Hometown News

May 7, 2020

Pattie Stempka of PPW retires after 11 years

Pattie Stempka, founder of Pattie’s Pink Warriors, is retiring after 11 years to spend more time with family and grandkids.   She is passing the baton […]
April 30, 2020

FIVE & 20 plans to (safely) celebrate Once-in-a-Century FIVE & 20 month

May is usually the month that Mazza Chautauqua Cellars/Five & 20 Spirits and Brewing kick-off what they lovingly refer to as “Patio Season,” the beginning of […]
April 30, 2020

GriefShare support available online

It may be very hard to feel optimistic about the future right now. If someone has lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, it may […]
April 30, 2020

Chamber spring events canceled

The North East Area Chamber of Commerce regrets to announce that due to unforeseen circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following events scheduled for this […]
April 30, 2020

Victim or Survivor?

By Jennifer Seigworth Contributing Writer “You are not a victim for sharing your story. You are a survivor setting the world on fire with your truth. […]
April 30, 2020

Erie company’s double production of medical face shields designed by Behrend researcher

Erie companies have shipped more than 50,000 locally produced medical face shields to hospitals, health care workers and first responders in three states.  The shields, which […]
April 30, 2020

Sunny Shores receives state funding to stay afloat during COVID-19 outbreak

By Libby Rosequist Editor  Sunny Shores Tanning & Treasures received state funding through the COVID-19 Working Capital Access (CWCA) Program. It was one of only three […]
April 23, 2020

North East celebrates tree city status for Arbor Day

Every year the North East Shade Tree Commission celebrates Arbor Day with a community event, dedication ceremony or group activity.  This year the plan was to […]
April 23, 2020

‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing’ announces North East winners for best editing

The Northwest Contest of What’s So Cool About Manufacturing (WSCM) for middle schools in Erie and Crawford Counties has wrapped up.  The virtual Awards Event has […]
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