Matthew Rink, GoErie

Matthew Rink


Erie, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Matthew:

Laughlin appointed policy chairman for Senate Republican Majority Caucus

Laughlin, first elected in 2016, will be one of the 10 most powerful Republicans in the Pennsylvania Senate with new leadership assignment. → Read More

Erie's Democratic delegation says apparent state House majority gives party 'seat at the table'

Democrats have apparently secured enough seats in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to have their first majority since 2010. → Read More

North East farm house with view of Lake Erie features custom stonework

Priced at $350,000, the home at 6500 Old Station Road boasts three bedrooms, three baths, including two full baths, over a spacious 3,100-square feet. → Read More

Kelly on way to seventh term as GOP aims to regain control of U.S. House

The 16th Congressional District includes Erie, Crawford, Mercer, Lawrence and Butler counties and a portion of Venango County. → Read More

At Behrend, Fetterman makes last pitch to Erie voters with week left in Senate race

With a week to go before Election Day, Fetterman returns to Erie to make final pitch for U.S. Senate candidacy. → Read More

Pa candidates Fetterman and Shapiro are coming to Erie. Here's what we know so far

Republicans Oz and Mastriano will focus on other areas of Pennsylvania in the final week of campaigning, according to the candidates' schedules. → Read More

Kelly, Pastore go head-to-head in debate for U.S. House seat

Kelly and Pastore went head-to-head in a debate Tuesday that was organized by WQLN and Erie News Now, which first aired the taped debate Thursday. → Read More

In 16th Dist. race, Democrat Pastore: Kelly sues to stop mail-in ballots, 'disenfranchises' voters

Democrat Dan Pastore, of Fairview, decided to run against incumbent Republican Mike Kelly after Kelly filed election lawsuit after 2020 election. → Read More

Seeking 7th term, U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly details priorities, responds to controversies

U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-16th Dist., is running for a seventh, two-year term but faces opposition from Erie County Democrat Dan Pastore. → Read More

Democrat Oliver vying for PA House seat long held by Sonney, GOP

Oliver faces Republican Jake Banta in the Nov. 8 general election. She's trying to become the first Democrat to hold the seat since Thomas Scrimenti. → Read More

Banta, fueled by discredited conspiracies, eyes Pa. House 4th District seat

Jake Banta wants to address jobs, inflation and election reform, but online he's spread false claims about politics and the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Alt-right activist, who spread 'Pizzagate' conspiracy, to headline Mastriano rally in Erie

Jack Posobiec will speak at Republican Doug Mastriano's "Restore Freedom Rally" at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie Friday evening. → Read More

Sens. Bob Casey and Sherrod Brown stump with John Fetterman at rally in Erie

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman held a rally at the U.E. Local 506 Labor Hall in Lawrence Park. He was joined by U.S. Sens. Bob Casey and Sherrod Brown. → Read More

Erie car dealer Rick Weaver dies at 76

Rick Weaver, who came to Erie in 1981 to buy the former Plumpton Buick dealership, died Monday after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. → Read More

GOP state Sen. Dan Laughlin sues Democratic Party chair, Erie Reader over column

Laughlin filed a defamation suit over a column written by Jim Wertz, Erie County Democratic Party chairman, and the Erie Reader, which published it. → Read More

How to beat the long lines at the Tall Ships Erie 2022 festival

Thousands will flood Dobbins Landing and other areas along Erie's bayfront for the festival Aug. 25-28. Here's how to deal with long lines, parking → Read More

Democratic U.S. Senate nominee John Fetterman to return to campaign trail, includes stop in Erie

HIs campaign announced the progressive, who is battling TV personality and heart surgeon Mehmet Oz to replace Pat Toomey, will hold a rally in Erie. → Read More

Mastriano speaks in Erie, calls his opponent the 'extreme' candidate

At Manufacturer & Business Association, Mastriano tried to paint his opponent, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, as the extremist candidate in race. → Read More

Erie news anchor charged with fabricating stalking threat, police say

Police say the 24-year-old producer and anchor falsified police reports over the course of a three-month investigation. → Read More

New owner eyes charter, faith-based schools, film industry for former Mercyhurst North East campus

New owner plans to expand the residential offerings at Granite Ridge and like sports programing, but other potential uses are also emerging. → Read More