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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Melissa Bahle is a “guerrilla” – Something good happened in Erie, 1/24/2019

Melissa Bahle’s kindness is making the world a better place. | Photo from Christopher Millette, Erie Times-News Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20190121/coat-drive-blessing-boxes-part-of-womans-guerrilla-generosity This week’s feature starts out with something good about the internet, which seems like a rare story these days. Melissa Bahle happened to be perusing around online […]

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