Erie Sports Center to Provide Tiny Homes for Homeless Veterans
Erie Sports Center to Provide Tiny Homes for Homeless Veterans

The veterans will be able to grow their own food plus produce to sell to local grocery stores.

1 hr 6 mins ago
Connect 55 Meadville Residents Protest in Erie County
Connect 55 Meadville Residents Protest in Erie County

On Friday, residents of the Crawford County apartment complex gathered on Robinson Road in Summit Township to protest over Connect 55's plan to build a new complex in Erie County.

September 23rd, 5:49 PM EDT
Second Harvest Food Bank Plants 40 Fruit Trees
Second Harvest Food Bank Plants 40 Fruit Trees

Volunteers on Monday helped the non-profit plant 40 fruit trees outside of the organization's distribution center.

September 12th, 4:42 PM EDT
Diverse Erie Creates $1.8 Million Small Business Fund
Diverse Erie Creates $1.8 Million Small Business Fund

Diverse Erie has launched a $1.8 million Small Business Fund.

September 6th, 4:51 PM EDT
Erie City Council to Review Police Complement Resolution
Erie City Council to Review Police Complement Resolution

Erie City Council will review the resolution Wednesday at 9 a.m.

September 5th, 4:38 PM EDT
Common Roots Helps Create Affordable Housing Meadville
Common Roots Helps Create Affordable Housing Meadville

The organization acquires blighted and unwanted properties and converts them into affordable and energy-efficient homes for low-income residents.

September 2nd, 5:51 PM EDT
Second Harvest Food Bank Calls for Action Against Hunger
Second Harvest Food Bank Calls for Action Against Hunger

Members of the food bank gathered in Perry Square on Thursday to declare September as Hunger Action Month.

September 1st, 5:52 PM EDT
Refugee from Afghanistan Starts New Life in Erie
Refugee from Afghanistan Starts New Life in Erie

As the Taliban seized control of Kabul, Sharifi and her family knew they had to escape.

August 31st, 5:39 PM EDT
Crawford Gives Day Underway
Crawford Gives Day Underway

So far, more than $300,000 has been donated.

August 29th, 5:33 PM EDT
Erie Gives Day 2022 Raises Record-Breaking $8.1M
Erie Gives Day 2022 Raises Record-Breaking $8.1M

A total of 11,234 donors donated gifts during the 12-hour event.

August 24th, 5:24 PM EDT
U.S. Inflation Eases, Falling from 40-Year High
U.S. Inflation Eases, Falling from 40-Year High

A driving force behind the dip is decreasing gas prices.

August 19th, 5:21 PM EDT
St. James Haven Celebrates 25th Anniversary
St. James Haven Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The shelter can accommodate up to 14 men every night, providing them with a bed, food, clothing, and other basic essentials.

August 16th, 6:00 PM EDT
YMCA of Corry Top Recipient of Erie Gives Day
YMCA of Corry Top Recipient of Erie Gives Day

On Erie Gives Day, the Corry Y received a total of $354,716 in donations, making the non-profit the top recipient of this year's event.

August 10th, 5:49 PM EDT
Inflation Increases Need for Donations at St. Martins Center as Erie Gives Day Approaches
Inflation Increases Need for Donations at St. Martins Center as Erie Gives Day Approaches

The ongoing inflation has had a major impact on the non-profit's expenses.

August 8th, 3:40 PM EDT
Career & Dreams Prepares for Erie Gives Day
Career & Dreams Prepares for Erie Gives Day

The non-profit organization has teamed up with North Coast Flight School, Community Access TV, and other agencies to offer apprenticeship programs for at-risk youth.

August 5th, 4:03 PM EDT
New Income Guidelines Imposed for Emergency Food Assistance Program
New Income Guidelines Imposed for Emergency Food Assistance Program

The program helps low-income families by providing them with food at no cost.

August 4th, 6:15 PM EDT
Erie City Council Approves $100,000 in Home Improvement Grants
Erie City Council Approves $100,000 in Home Improvement Grants

The money will go to low-income and moderate-income homeowners for repairs and improvements to their homes.

August 3rd, 5:08 PM EDT
Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate to Fight Inflation
Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate to Fight Inflation

The higher interest rate mean consumers will pay more on credit cards and loans.

July 27th, 6:16 PM EDT
Second Harvest Food Bank Observes Pennsylvania Day by Helping Fight Hunger
Second Harvest Food Bank Observes Pennsylvania Day by Helping Fight Hunger

According to the PA Department of Agriculture, more than 1.5 million Pennsylvanians are facing food insecurity. The volunteer effort aims to reduce that number.

July 20th, 4:04 PM EDT
Erie City Council to Consider $2.2M in Upgrades at Rodger Young Park
Erie City Council to Consider $2.2M in Upgrades at Rodger Young Park

Councilman Michael Keys is calling on council to use $2.2 million dollars in ARP funds on the project.

July 19th, 4:57 PM EDT
Erie for Ukraine Collecting Donations for Expecting Mothers
Erie for Ukraine Collecting Donations for Expecting Mothers

The group has launched a new project called Momma's to Be.

July 15th, 5:28 PM EDT
Overinflated: Is There an End in Sight?
Overinflated: Is There an End in Sight?

As the Federal Reserve increases interest rates to stabilize prices, the threat of a recession is on the horizon.

July 13th, 11:12 PM EDT
Overinflated: Inflation Hits New Four-Decade High
Overinflated: Inflation Hits New Four-Decade High

From the gas pump to the grocery store, just about everything costs more, impacting both consumers and businesses.

July 13th, 6:33 PM EDT
Summer Jobs Program Seeks Additional Landscaping Equipment for Students
Summer Jobs Program Seeks Additional Landscaping Equipment for Students

As the program grows in popularity, it's now in need of additional landscaping equipment.

July 5th, 4:23 PM EDT
Crawford County Commissioners Continue Collecting Broadband Surveys
Crawford County Commissioners Continue Collecting Broadband Surveys

The five-question survey asks where you live, how good is your internet quality, and how much you're willing to pay for high-speed internet.

June 23rd, 5:46 PM EDT
Erie City Councilman Responds to Police Union Statement on Funding Concerns
Erie City Councilman Responds to Police Union Statement on Funding Concerns

in a 5-2 vote, Erie City Council approved a resolution to hire nine new officers, who will be paid through a portion of the city's American Rescue Plan funds, for five years.

June 17th, 4:34 PM EDT
World of Music Warehouse Sale Underway
World of Music Warehouse Sale Underway

The pandemic and supply chain issues put the event on a two-year hiatus.

June 9th, 4:25 PM EDT
Two Affordable Housing Projects in City of Erie Receive Funding
Two Affordable Housing Projects in City of Erie Receive Funding

Located off of East Lake Road, the 40-unit property will be known as Hammermill Village, and will provide affordable housing to low-income families.

June 2nd, 4:11 PM EDT
Crawford County Commissioners Launch Survey to Improve Broadband
Crawford County Commissioners Launch Survey to Improve Broadband

Feedback from the survey will be used to help the commissioners pinpoint the areas with limited or no access to high-speed internet.

May 20th, 5:17 PM EDT
Erie Land Bank Acquires 19 Blighted Properties
Erie Land Bank Acquires 19 Blighted Properties

Now, a total of 12 of those properties will be demolished.

May 19th, 5:26 PM EDT