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Walking tour visits Grow Meadville urban-ag effort

Brenda Boyd was excited when the idea to put a garden in the lot that had stood vacant for more than five years at 1195 S. Main St. first came up. "I thought it was fantastic," Boyd said as she looked at the lot, now full of vegetables, flowers and community members. "I still think the same thing."

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

Meadville grad survives hurricane; 'I don't know why I didn't die'

A Meadville native and 1964 graduate of Conneaut Lake High School was among the thousands battered by hurricanes Irma and Marie in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Dianne Brinkner first moved to St. Thomas in 1969 and has lived in her Christiansted home on the island of St. Croix since 2005. Numerous hurric

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 10:41:00

Meadville man's death ruled a homicide

The Crawford County Coroner ruled the death of a Meadville man a homicide. 29-year-old Corey Shipton died from a gunshot wound to the head, the coroner ruling the death a homicide after an autopsy is completed today. Shipton was found shot on Sunday night when State Police responded to a domestic di

YOURERIE - 2017-09-22 21:31:06

Meadville Driver License Center Closed Until Further Notice

The Meadville Driver License Center has closed until further notice due to a facility issue, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Thursday afternoon. In the meantime, anyone who need a driver's license photo or services is being directed to the Erie Driver License Center

ERIETVNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 02:05:00

Meadville driver license center closed indefinitely due to facility issue

Customers who use this center for driver or photo license services may visit the Erie Driver License Center at the Summit Towne Centre. The Meadville Driver License Center will be closed indefinitely due to a facility issue, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officials announced Thursday. Cus

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-22 01:07:00

Mover of the Week: Angela Burrows

Angela Burrows has been named assistant vice president for communications, community and public relations, and marketing at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Burrows is chief spokesperson for the university and a member of the university's Executive Leadership Team and President's Executive Counc

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 07:01:00

Perennials add drama to shade gardens

Fall plants add color, beauty, and some are even edible. By Sue Scholz / Contributing writer Everywhere I go, I look for interesting plants, and I found several at last week's Goodell Gardens' Hometown Harvest Festival. You couldn't miss the tall, white bottlebrush-looking cimicifuga flowers around

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Horseshoe Pond: Presque Isle's hidden jewel

When people visit Presque IsleState Park they all have their favorite places to stop. Hidden just beyond Beach 11 is a hidden Jewel that is not on most peoples radar. Eugene H. Ware When people come to Presque Isle State Park, they have favorite places they usually visit. Beach 6, Waterworks, Beach

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-23 05:01:00

Our view: Band prank makes man's morning sing

So funny: One of the best lighthearted moments of the week came at the crack of dawn Wednesday in Greene Township. It was there that Dan Roudybush rousingly pranked his brother, Eric Roudybush, 64. As Eric Roudybush sat in his recliner catching Zs, in came the Fairview High School marching band and

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-23 07:01:00

August food inspections in Crawford County

Sweet Shivers Date of report: Aug. 25 Town: Crawford County Fair, Meadville Compliant: Yes Violations: 2 (1. Food employee changing tasks that may have contaminated hands without a proper handwash in-between. Observed a food employee handling money, and then preparing shaved ice cups without washing

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 15:41:00

Opportunities to dispose of hazardous waste coming

Prayer is being sent up for the people struggling in the middle of Hurricane Maria hitting Puerto Rico and other islands nearby devastated by this new hurricane after being hit by Hurricane Irma. All the islands have been hit so hard, and some are described as uninhabitable. There was a terrible ear

TITUSVILLE HERALD - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Friends thankful to have survived Irma

SHENANGO VALLEY - Joann Sharper has not been sleeping well. She hasn't had much of an appetite, either. And, with all the news coverage of the series of hurricanes and tropical storms coming out of the Atlantic Ocean, Sharper has started turning off the TV. "I couldn't watch anymore about any hurric

THE HERALD - 2017-09-23 08:41:00

An accounting for meteorological violence among insurers

NEW YORK (AP) - Allstate expects insurance losses of about $593 million in August after Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction along the Gulf Coast. The initial accounting Thursday follows warnings from other insurers that are tallying the damages from a hurricane season that is nowhere near be

WPXI - 2017-09-21 17:32:44

Erie County restaurant inspections, Sept. 14-20

At least once a year, Erie County Department of Health officials inspect all restaurants and stores that sell unpackaged food. Here is a list of violations recorded Sept. 14 through Wednesday. For a first look at the list, go to GoErie.com every Thursday. 4 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS Clarion Hotel & Confer

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-21 20:26:00

Hydetown ready to crown a cornhole champion

The fire hall will also be serving food and refreshments, so you can spend the whole day in Hydetown. It should be a lot of fun, and by the end of the day, we should have a 2017 Hydetown Volunteer Fire department Cornhole Champion. I got to church pretty early for Bible study, Wednesday night, so I

TITUSVILLE HERALD - 2017-09-23 12:00:00

Court papers outline case against woman accused in PTO theft

More details have emerged in court documents that spell out the case against a Franklin woman accused of embezzling more than $6,000 from the Central Elementary School PTO fund. Cynthia DeLuca, 56, stole $6,348 in funds during the course of the 2016-17 school year, according to a criminal complaint

DERRICK - 2017-09-23 05:30:53

No one hurt in I-80 tractor-trailer crash

No one was injured in this two-tractor trailer crash at 1 a.m. Friday on Interstate 80 in Irwin Township. Clintonville fire chief Gerry Rea said the crash occurred near mile marker 31 in the westbound lane when one rig struck the rear of the second that was slowing down for a turn in the right lane.

DERRICK - 2017-09-23 05:30:53

'Willy Wonka' opens Sept. 29 at Barrow-Civic

Audience members are in for a sweet treat as Franklin Civic Operetta Association's production of "Willy Wonka" opens Friday, Sept. 29, at the Barrow-Civic Theatre in Franklin. The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Wonka's chocolate factory will light up the stage in

DERRICK - 2017-09-22 05:30:53

At Scheide Park, Friday was a day to celebrate recovery

'I'm going to sit here and pray for our town.' Scheide Park, in Titusville, was the scene for the town's very first Recovery Day, and the park was filled with vendors from area rehabilitation centers, churches, and pet therapists. Various towns throughout the county hold Recovery Days to promote eff

TITUSVILLE HERALD - 2017-09-23 12:00:00

'Inside View' of NY State Supreme Court Appellate Division

The Robert H. Jackson Center, a non-profit dedicated to promoting liberty under law through the examination of the life and work of Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson and its relevance to current events and issues, will present "An Inside View: Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 07:00:00