Secure Erie Accelerator’s Round 2 – Something good happened in Erie, 5/17/2019

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.eriereader.com/article/gem-city-playbook-the-secure-erie-accelerator Do you love Erie? Do you occasionally feel like you’re out on a limb, alone cheering on whatever little victories our city has to offer amongst a sea of balcony muppets and negative Nancy’s? Apparently these guys’ names are Statler and Waldorf. It seems […]

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A week for the teachers – Something good happened in Erie, 5/9/2019

Jack Black, flashing that familiar look every teacher gets this time of year. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/zz/entertainmentlife/20190506/happy-teacher-appreciation-week-what-do-teachers-really-want?rssfeed=true&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter Your legs are on the verge of cramping. Your feet get heavier with every step. Your lungs are asking for air, but you’re already breathing as fast as you can. You’ve […]

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Seawolves’ #1 prospect is flat-out unhittable – Something good happened in Erie, 5/2/2019

Photo by Gary Branec, Altoona Mirror. | Graphic design by Steve Push Designs. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/sports/20190430/seawolves-mize-pitches-no-hitter?template=ampart This story actually starts with the Detroit Tigers having really sucked in 2017. They sucked so bad they wound up with baseball’s worst record, which brought with it a particular reward: […]

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Erie Schools putting additional budget to good use – Something good happened in Erie, 4/25/2019

A stock photo of some kids. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20190423/erie-schools-budget-aims-for-improved-academics Have you ever heard of a “death spiral?” I realize this is the weekly “feel-good” article, and death spiral doesn’t exactly scream “warm and fuzzy.” It’s a dramatic term with a specific meaning that I first heard ten […]

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Colossal rubber ducks to join Tall Ships festival – Something good happened in Erie, 4/18/2019

The craziest thing on water is coming back with a friend, and we get to name it. | Image via Wikimedia. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20190416/mama-duck-baby-duck-to-make-tall-ships-erie-appearance Ever seen a six-story tall rubber duck? No? Well, you really should, and your chance is coming when “Mama Duck” comes back to […]

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Open all the ice cream shops! – Something good happened in Erie, 4/4/2019

Sara’s Restaurant on Peninsula Drive. | Photo from tripadvisor.com Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20190401/whippy-dip-keeps-customers-coming-back Sara’s is open! Whippy Dip is open! Creamland is open! The snow isn’t going to hide in the ditches and shadows forever. Temps are already creeping into the 50’s, and if you’re into going down […]

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IT’S OPENING DAY! – Something good happened in Erie, 3/28/2019

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/26228145/only-opening-day-preview-need Oh I know, this is supposed to be a local good news article about our hometown of Idiotville. There was plenty of good this week, too. Booking.com threw a plug for Erie into their latest commercial. A great looking popcorn shop opened up Tuesday […]

Read More IT’S OPENING DAY! – Something good happened in Erie, 3/28/2019