Waterford Heritage Days – Something good happened in Erie, 7/19/2019

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/entertainmentlife/20190718/waterford-festival-fun-from-yesterday-starts-tomorrow If you’ve never been to Waterford Heritage Days, I urge you to give it a try. Maybe I’m just a history nerd, but I think this is one of the coolest things around here nobody talks about. If you go, expect to see a […]

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Flagship Opportunity Zone portfolio unveiled – Something good happened in Erie, 7/5/2019

Artist’s rendering of “Innovation Tower” project proposal at Erie’s downtown YMCA building on W. 10th and Peach St, by Flagship Opportunity Zone Development Company. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.flagshipopportunityzone.com/projects It’s so much more fun to build something than to maintain it, right? We glorify the builders, those among us […]

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Presque Isle gets its sand – Something good happened in Erie, 6/28/2019

Crews work to spread around some delicious sand along Presque Isle. | Photo via Christopher Millette, Erie Times-News. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20190624/kelly-announces-presque-isle-sand-work-during-erie-stop?template=ampart Have you ever been so excited about sand that you totally forgot about Canada? No? Mike Kelly has. Get a load of this: “We have an […]

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Columbus replica ship to join Erie Tall Ships Festival – Something good happened in Erie, 6/21/2019

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.erienewsnow.com/story/40668153/replica-of-ship-sailed-by-christopher-columbus-coming-to-erie-for-tall-ships-2019?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_Erie_News_Now Have you heard of the “flat earther” movement? It’s a bunch of idiots that have banded together to insist the past 500 years of scientific knowledge regarding the shape of the Earth is wrong. These people really think the Earth is flat, insisting that […]

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Union and Wabtec agree on 4-year contract – Something good happened in Erie, 6/13/2019

A beautiful, American-made locomotive. | Photo source unknown. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20190612/ue-ratifies-wabtec-contract-in-erie# They did it! The high drama of UE 506 and Wabtec labor negotiations is over for the next four years. World class locomotives will continue production in Idiotville. The UE Local 506 membership ratified the agreement […]

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Mercyhurst Lakers baseball domination – Something good happened in Erie, 6/6/2019

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.milb.com/clinton/news/chris-vallimont-named-pitcher-of-the-week/c-307521006?tcid=fb_article_307521006 https://www.goerie.com/sports/20190605/mercyhurst-rallies-for-comeback-win-in-college-world-series https://www.erienewsnow.com/clip/14838116/two-mercyhurst-pitchers-chosen-in-mlb-draft?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_Erie_News_Now Oh hell, I couldn’t pick just one. These three are related, anyway, and each of them are awesome for our hometown. First up, we have Wattsburg native and former Mercyhurst University pitcher (not to mention Division II baseball All-American) Chris Vallimont just […]

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Ribfest is here! Something good happened in Erie, 5/31/2019

Erie’s Wild Rib Cook Off and Music Festival is back! | Photo via Erie Reader. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.eriereader.com/article/ribs-for-your-pleasure-ribfest-2019 An Erie institution has returned to Perry Square: Erie’s Wild Rib Cook Off and Music Festival is on right now and will continue through Saturday June 1st. Hallelujah! I […]

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