The Last Word: Venango Boro is Small But Has a Very Interesting History
The Last Word: Venango Boro is Small But Has a Very Interesting History

Venango Boro, in Crawford county, is celebrating its history by opening a new museum. Many interesting pictures and artifacts are on display.

July 19th, 3:39 PM EDT
New Steakhouse Occupies Historic Site in Sherman, N.Y.: The Last Word
New Steakhouse Occupies Historic Site in Sherman, N.Y.: The Last Word

A certain location in Sherman, NY has created many memories since 1837. Now, a restaurant owner wants people to remember his steaks.

July 15th, 6:20 PM EDT
Swayze Look-Alike Wants to Win Mullet Championship: The Last Word
Swayze Look-Alike Wants to Win Mullet Championship: The Last Word

People keep telling Holden Stevanus that he has a mullet worthy of Patrick Swayze. Holden is now using Swayze as inspiration as he enters a national mullet contest.

July 8th, 6:20 PM EDT
A Special Run for a Longtime Athlete: The Last Word
A Special Run for a Longtime Athlete: The Last Word

Lu Sitzler is 88-years old. She trained in the hot weather to participate in a one-mile run with her family.

July 5th, 6:20 PM EDT
Beloved Behrend Family Pool is being Transformed: The Last Word
Beloved Behrend Family Pool is being Transformed: The Last Word

The Behrend family donated their property to create a new Penn State campus in 1948. One of the landmarks that came with the property was a heated outdoor pool.

July 1st, 6:20 PM EDT
The Last Word: Gaughn's Drug Store-Then and Now
The Last Word: Gaughn's Drug Store-Then and Now

Many family-owned, independent pharmacies have been closing across the country. Not in Warren. Gaughn's Drug Store has been a local institution since 1917.

June 24th, 3:30 PM EDT
Calvin Kreider Sells Thousands of Candy Bars for Charity: The Last Word
Calvin Kreider Sells Thousands of Candy Bars for Charity: The Last Word

Calvin Kreider, 69, is a legend in the Albion/Edinboro area. He travels on foot selling candy bars for charity. He's sold thousands of them.

June 21st, 6:20 PM EDT
Longtime Umpire Does it for the Kids: The Last Word
Longtime Umpire Does it for the Kids: The Last Word

Garry "Sarge" Sargent, of Waterford, has been umpiring kids baseball and softball games for 23 years. He's umpired over 2,000 ballgames.

June 17th, 6:20 PM EDT
Museum Restores & Displays Beautiful Mahogany Boats: The Last Word
Museum Restores & Displays Beautiful Mahogany Boats: The Last Word

The Lawson Boat Museum in Bemus Point, NY does a great job of telling the history of boating on Chautauqua Lake. That includes the story of families and mahogany motorboats.

June 14th, 6:20 PM EDT
The Last Word: A Visit to the Historic Eagle Hotel
The Last Word: A Visit to the Historic Eagle Hotel

The Eagle Hotel in Waterford hosted many visitors during the 1800s, including a sitting president. Today, it's home to a fine restaurant.

June 10th, 2:58 PM EDT
Milton Sontheimer's Life of Pastries and Paintings: The Last Word
Milton Sontheimer's Life of Pastries and Paintings: The Last Word

The Sontheimer name is well-known in Erie for making wonderful baked goods. There was a baker in that family who did something else very well.

June 7th, 6:20 PM EDT
Sheriff's Posse is Always Ready to Ride: The Last Word
Sheriff's Posse is Always Ready to Ride: The Last Word

It could be security, crowd control, or search and rescue. The Erie Co. Sheriff's Mounted Posse is trained and ready to serve.

June 3rd, 6:20 PM EDT
A Place where "the Ducks Walk on the Fish": The Last Word
A Place where "the Ducks Walk on the Fish": The Last Word

People have been traveling to Linesville Spillway since the 1930s to throw bread into the water. They then watch birds walk on the backs of fish to get to the delicious morsel.

May 31st, 6:20 PM EDT
It's Sunbathing Season in Erie (for Turtles): The Last Word
It's Sunbathing Season in Erie (for Turtles): The Last Word

You can see 80, 90, maybe over 100 turtles sunbathing on one log at Presque Isle State Park during this time of year.

May 17th, 6:20 PM EDT
A Father & Son Legacy at Cochranton High School: The Last Word
A Father & Son Legacy at Cochranton High School: The Last Word

If you attended Cochranton High School over the last five decades, you probably had a Wigton as your principal.

May 13th, 6:20 PM EDT
Giant Chairs are Popping up in Erie County: The Last Word
Giant Chairs are Popping up in Erie County: The Last Word

Set a spell. Take your shoes off. Enjoy some big, big chairs in Erie County.

May 10th, 6:20 PM EDT
Migrating Birds Eat, Sleep and Get Banded at Presque Isle: The Last Word
Migrating Birds Eat, Sleep and Get Banded at Presque Isle: The Last Word

Presque Isle is a must-stop for birds flying from the tropics to Northern Canada. It's a place where the birds can rest and maybe get banded.

May 6th, 6:20 PM EDT
Agency Relying on Politicians to Paint Beautiful Birdhouses: The Last Word
Agency Relying on Politicians to Paint Beautiful Birdhouses: The Last Word

Community of Caring hopes top raise funds with an art auction on May 9. They hope birdhouses painted by local politicians will bring in a lot of money. But are the legislators talented enough?

May 3rd, 6:20 PM EDT
85 Year Old Goes Skydiving for Bucket List Adventure: The Last Word
85 Year Old Goes Skydiving for Bucket List Adventure: The Last Word

Faye Jarmolowicz, 85, of Millcreek, signed-up for a tandem skydive jump from 11,500 feet.

April 29th, 6:20 PM EDT
The Last Word: Baby Goats Arriving Fast at Local Farm
The Last Word: Baby Goats Arriving Fast at Local Farm

At least 60 baby goats have been born at Sunset Dreams Farm near Centerville since February.

April 26th, 5:19 PM EDT
Solar Eclipse Quilt Continues to Amaze Visitors: The Last Word
Solar Eclipse Quilt Continues to Amaze Visitors: The Last Word

Kelly Giewont, owner of Kelly's Sewing Corner in Millcreek, made the quilt to display during the eclipse. It took her three months.

April 22nd, 6:20 PM EDT
Meeting a Woman who Talks to Animals: The Last Word
Meeting a Woman who Talks to Animals: The Last Word

Want to know what your pet is thinking? Christine Longnecker says she can communicate with your pet. And you can sit in on the conversation.

April 19th, 6:20 PM EDT
The Snowmen were Erie's Wildest Club Band: The Last Word
The Snowmen were Erie's Wildest Club Band: The Last Word

The Snowmen were a group of musicians from Erie. They entertained audiences coast to coast in the 60s and 70s with their white wigs, white clothes, and face paint.

April 15th, 6:20 PM EDT
82 Year Old has Expressed Decades of Creativity: The Last Word
82 Year Old has Expressed Decades of Creativity: The Last Word

David Rastatter, 82, of McKean, is a designer, builder, painter, and inventor. He also restores classic cars.

April 12th, 6:20 PM EDT
Seawolves' New Fight Song is a Tribute to Erie: The Last Word
Seawolves' New Fight Song is a Tribute to Erie: The Last Word

The Erie Seawolves' home opener is on April 9. The team hopes fans will be on their feet to sing the fight song that was introduced late last season.

April 5th, 6:20 PM EDT
Is this the Year for a National Championship at Behrend?: The Last Word
Is this the Year for a National Championship at Behrend?: The Last Word

The Competitive Cheer Team at Penn State Behrend came very close to winning the national championship in their category last year. Will this be the year to win it all?

April 1st, 6:40 PM EDT
Rejoice! Cathedral Renovation Project is Finally Over: The Last Word
Rejoice! Cathedral Renovation Project is Finally Over: The Last Word

It took seven years, but a major renovation and restoration project at Erie's St. Peter Cathedral is officially over. Just in time for Easter.

March 29th, 6:20 PM EDT
Working with Glamorous Gowns and Grazing Goats: The Last Word
Working with Glamorous Gowns and Grazing Goats: The Last Word

Successful Erie businesswoman matches brides with elegant weddings gowns. She then switches gears and tends to her family goat farm.

March 25th, 6:20 PM EDT
Girard Resident Shines in Swedish TV Reality Show: The Last Word
Girard Resident Shines in Swedish TV Reality Show: The Last Word

Desiree Davis had fun competing on a TV show where Americans learn about their Swedish heritage. The experience also brought her to thankful tears.

March 18th, 6:20 PM EDT
Erie Organization Still Teaching Boys Courtesy & Respect: The Last Word
Erie Organization Still Teaching Boys Courtesy & Respect: The Last Word

Erie Order of DeMolay is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Current and former members embrace the values they've been taught.

March 11th, 6:20 PM EDT