This week’s good news is something most people don’t think about, but should – if you’ve traveled through an Erie County roundabout anytime recently, that roundabout may already have saved your life. Here’s the story: https://www.erienewsnow.com/story/42581961/penndot-roundabouts-are-reducing-fatalities-injuries-crashes?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_Erie_News_Now So, PennDOT studied 22 recently installed roundabouts to find out whether they really are safer. They looked at three […]Read More Roundabouts save lives – Something good happened in Erie, 9/4/2020
Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/business/20200817/100-million-recycling-plant-planned-for-erie We’ll keep it short and sweet this week because, honestly, life got in the way and I couldn’t dedicate the normal amount of time or brain space to writing. That’s kind of a shame, because Erie got word this week of International Recycling Group’s […]Read More Another $100 million investment – Something good happened in Erie, 8/21/2020
Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20200811/erie-gives-enjoys-another-record-year?template=ampart Most of us have had a tough year, so far. We’ve been isolated, unemployed, and left to figure a way out of the pandemic for ourselves. Since March, 40% of the Pennsylvania workforce has applied for unemployment. Forty percent! And yet, like the Whos […]Read More Erie Gives makes me damn proud to be an Erieite – Something good happened in Erie, 8/14/2020
We drink a lot of beer on Idiotville, and sometimes with that beer drinking, there’s a hangover. You’ll get a lot of “medical professionals” that will tell you that you need to “rehydrate” or “not drink so much” but we think that’s elitist bullshit. There’s only two things that can cure a hangover: 1. More […]Read More Dill Spears Sunday after the 4th of July Hangover Breakfast Spectacular!
By Cassandra Wilder- Guest Contributor I love Erie. I know that’s not always the most popular thing to say, but I was born and raised here. I’ve had ample opportunity to leave- for college, for jobs, or just because my husband used to get into moods where he wanted to leave. At the end […]Read More I Love Erie: Why We Live in the Perfect Place to Raise a Family