Study bolsters case for community college – Something good happened in Erie, 3/13/2020

As against the grain as it seems to write (or think) about anything other than coronavirus this week, the show must go on. Luckily, the whole world didn’t completely shut down until about Thursday, and Wednesday contained a bit of good news: https://www.goerie.com/news/20200311/study-lack-of-community-college-hindrance-to-employers The GoErie article nails the lede here, so I’ll just quote it […]

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Moby Dick found in Presque Isle Bay – Something good happened in Erie, 3/6/2020

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/sports/20200304/40-pound-endangered-fish-caught-in-presque-isle-bay Just look at it. That’s the biggest fish I’ve ever seen hauled out of the bay. I know it’s a type of sucker – a “bigmouth buffalo” – and that suckers are gross and not worth eating and blah blah blah. I don’t care. […]

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Potential Buyers of the Hotel at 18th and Peach: Something Good Happened in Erie 2/21/2020

On a drive from the Bayfront south on State Street, the evidence of Erie’s urban renewal is impossible to miss. Look to your left and you will see that Hamot is in the midst of a major construction project. Moving towards Perry Square and you will find that the McDonald’s that once served as the […]

Read More Potential Buyers of the Hotel at 18th and Peach: Something Good Happened in Erie 2/21/2020