Bad Ukraine Takes

News out of Ukraine has been gut-wrenching. Unfortunately, the resulting feeling of powerlessness has led many to reach for the dumbest possible solutions. We’re here to lighten the mood slightly by sharing those dumb solutions. Let’s jump right in: Look, if you’ve ever thought of mass human suffering as a cool opportunity to “enjoy the […]

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Huge expansions at UPMC Hamot and Saint Vincent – Something good happened in Erie, 2/21/2019

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20190217/erie-hospitals-undergo-major-renovation-expansion Our city has two hospitals, and each of them is planning to spend nine figures upgrading and adding to their facilities this year. That’s $130 million for Saint Vincent and $111 million for UPMC Hamot. Wow. Here’s a good rundown of Saint Vincent’s plans […]

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Return of the Polar Vortex – Something good happened in Erie, 1/31/2019

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.yourerie.com/closings-and-delays There is something very on-brand about the Polar Vortex again selecting Idiotville among its targets. This week we’re celebrating a couple of things that we need the cold in order to achieve. Some things guaranteed to put a smile on your face, and halfway […]

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