Dana Massing, GoErie

Dana Massing


Pryor, OK, United States

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Recent articles by Dana:

Motown, Hot Sardines, Philharmonic, Kenny G, Tuba Christmas, more to entertain Erie for holidays

Motown Christmas, Hot Sardines, Erie Phil, Tennessee Backporch, Kenny G, Tuba Christmas and Transcendence are among those ready to entertain. → Read More

Solar farms suggested for North East, Girard and Washington townships. Here's what we know

Construction has yet to start on three proposed solar energy projects in Erie County or one in Crawford County that would convert sunlight to electricity. → Read More

A trio of solar farms are proposed in Erie County. What's their status?

North East Township is the latest to hear from a company suggesting a solar energy farm. Projects have also been floated for Girard and Washington townships. → Read More

Do you want to give away your money? Become a philanthropist with the Erie Community Foundation

The Erie Community Foundation is a collection of about 850 charitable endowments valued at approximately $312 million. → Read More

Erie sets record for rainfall; flooding reported; 2 rescued from creek

The National Weather Service in Cleveland said 2.58 inches of precipitation was recorded Sept. 27, 2022, for Erie. See what's forecast for the rest of the week. → Read More

Trail work begins at McKean Conservation Area. A shelter is in place, fishing platform delayed

Phase one of an improvement project got underway this summer. But officials aren't certain how long it could be before all six phases are completed. → Read More

ComiCon Erie adds Lego blocks, masters to event with cosplay, celebrity guests, artists

The event returns Sept. 16-18 to the Bayfront Convention Center with Brick Erie, cosplay contests, Power Rangers, Cindy Morgan, Brittany Mirable, more. → Read More

What to do if you believe your recyclables are ending up in the trash

What items can be recycled and how they are collected can vary by community. Your hauler or municipality can provide the rules you need to follow. → Read More

Erie Gives Day 2022 underway; annual effort helps community nonprofits

Erie Community Foundation officials hope to continue the 11-year trend of raising more money for nonprofits than the year before. Erie Gives began in 2011 with $774,444 and raised $7,057,176 in 2021. → Read More

Scenic drive: Trail reveals murals, public art along Pennsylvania's Route 6

Why are Steelers players painted on a garage along Route 6N near Edinboro? Who turned road signs into artwork on Route 6 in Meadville? New mural driving trail has answers. → Read More

Discover Presque Isle: What's back, what's new, what's not to miss

The 2022 version of the festival will be longer and have some new features but also bring back events peninsula visitors love. → Read More

Erie Playhouse terminates director; 3 staff, board president leave for varying reasons

The theater's executive director confirmed one employee was terminated but said the departure of three others and the board president was unrelated. → Read More

Downtown Erie 'speakeasy' for sale as owners look for potential buyer, franchisees

Owners listed the downtown Erie restaurant and bar on BizBuySell and say they're testing the market for the business. → Read More

'We definitely have a shortage': Lack of lifeguards affects Erie-area beaches, pools, parks

Some officials attributed the lifeguard shortage to the general hiring market and limited certifications during the pandemic. → Read More

‘Meadow areas provide critical habitat’: That’s why Brown's Farm meadow is being restored

The purpose of the project is to keep the meadow from turning into forest and to provide shelter and food for mammals, birds, butterflies and bees. → Read More

Erie-area students walking in Black history as bus trip resumes after pandemic cancellations

The tours to historical sites, museums and monuments related to the civil rights movement were started in 1992 and paused in 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic. → Read More

Erie to celebrate Juneteenth with painting, networking, block parties, music, worship

Officially known as Juneteenth National Independence Day, it takes its name from the words "June" and "nineteenth" and became a federal holiday in 2021. → Read More

Sand work at Presque Isle could start in June after park receives federal funding

Although the $1.5 million in funding is coming later than in some years, park Operations Manager Matt Greene said it should have minimal effect on swimming. → Read More

On D-Day anniversary, fewer World War II veterans remain alive in Erie to tell their stories

The Department of Veterans Affairs estimated there will only be 168,278 living U.S. World War II veterans by Sept. 30. There were 5.7 million in 2000. → Read More

Asbury Woods taking science, nature programs into city of Erie neighborhood parks

The free Nature in Your Neighborhood initiative will launch in June and run on Thursdays until mid-August at five sites. → Read More