Union and Wabtec agree on 4-year contract – Something good happened in Erie, 6/13/2019

A beautiful, American-made locomotive. | Photo source unknown. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20190612/ue-ratifies-wabtec-contract-in-erie# They did it! The high drama of UE 506 and Wabtec labor negotiations is over for the next four years. World class locomotives will continue production in Idiotville. The UE Local 506 membership ratified the agreement […]

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Mercyhurst Lakers baseball domination – Something good happened in Erie, 6/6/2019

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.milb.com/clinton/news/chris-vallimont-named-pitcher-of-the-week/c-307521006?tcid=fb_article_307521006 https://www.goerie.com/sports/20190605/mercyhurst-rallies-for-comeback-win-in-college-world-series https://www.erienewsnow.com/clip/14838116/two-mercyhurst-pitchers-chosen-in-mlb-draft?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_Erie_News_Now Oh hell, I couldn’t pick just one. These three are related, anyway, and each of them are awesome for our hometown. First up, we have Wattsburg native and former Mercyhurst University pitcher (not to mention Division II baseball All-American) Chris Vallimont just […]

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Ribfest is here! Something good happened in Erie, 5/31/2019

Erie’s Wild Rib Cook Off and Music Festival is back! | Photo via Erie Reader. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.eriereader.com/article/ribs-for-your-pleasure-ribfest-2019 An Erie institution has returned to Perry Square: Erie’s Wild Rib Cook Off and Music Festival is on right now and will continue through Saturday June 1st. Hallelujah! I […]

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S*** the President Says – 5/28/2019

Ladies and gentlemen, behold, some s*** the President said during the previous week: About three-minutes into a meeting with Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) about American infrastructure, President Trump abruptly ended the meeting. Pelosi described this as a temper tantrum. Mr. Trump would then spent the entire rest of the week disputing that […]

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