Valerie Myers, GoErie

Valerie Myers

GoErie

Erie, PA, United States

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Recent:
  • GoErie
Past:
  • YDR online
  • The Citizens' Voice

Recent articles by Valerie:

Mercyhurst University by the numbers: Top programs, grads earning highest pay, more

What are the most popular programs? Which graduates earn the most and which have the lowest debt? How diverse is the student body? → Read More

Tiny homes community planned in Erie as safe haven for homeless families

Community Shelter Services plans to erect as many as 12 tiny homes on its West 16th Street property. The first could be ready for occupancy in January. → Read More

New Year's Eve 2022: Say hello to 2023 at these nearby locations in Erie and nearby

Events announced so far offer entertainment for children and adults. → Read More

Incumbent Dems Harkins, Merski, Bizzarro hold seats in state House of Representatives

In the 2022 midterm elections, incumbent Democrats won their state House races for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd districts in Erie County. → Read More

By a big margin, Banta wins 4th Dist. seat in state House: Unofficial election results

Banta, of LeBoeuf Township, will succeed Curt Sonney in representing the eastern Erie County district. → Read More

Dollar General may build a new store in Millcreek Township. Here's what we know

Millcreek Township Planning Commission will review a land development plan for the store on Nov. 1. → Read More

Albion photographer gets 'amazing' support as she chronicles her breast cancer on Facebook

Photographer Katie Mihalak says that humor, including posts of her pets in pink-ribbon T-shirts for "mom," help her cope with the low times. → Read More

Donations, big plans coming for veterans' tiny homes community at Erie Sports Center

The proposed Freedom Village at Erie Sports Center in Summit Township would provide homes, jobs and job training for eligible veterans. → Read More

Eastside YMCA gymnasium is middle-aged and showing it. But a new makeover is underway

The gym is expected to reopen in December with a new floor, air conditioning and a system to reduce noise. → Read More

Tiny homes for veterans planned for Erie Sports Park. Will feature solar power, greenhouse

Erie's Freedom Village will be the national launch of a project to build 1,000 tiny homes for needy veterans nationwide. → Read More

Meadville company Hydroblox uses junk plastics to make products that prevent flooding

HydroBlox has facilities in Meadville and Conneaut Lake and will open new plants in Michigan, Florida and the Baltimore area in 2023. → Read More

Allegheny College president steps down, college names an interim replacement

Hilary Link announced Tuesday that she was leaving the job. Former provost and dean Ron Cole has been named acting president, effective immediately. → Read More

Erie drivers should expect more detours and traffic cones in the months ahead. Here's why

Some streets will be closed for paving, water line and other utility work and to accommodate new construction downtown, at least until winter. → Read More

New bed and breakfast named for 'widely known' North East woman who owned home built in 1865

The Elsie Greer House Bed and Breakfast on Park Street in North East opened July 1 by owner and former Erie nurse Nanci Haibach. → Read More

Millcreek Township animal control officer 'separated from employment' by supervisors

Richard Lyall agreed to resign effective Sept. 13. He will receive some accrued benefits, a one-month severance and health insurance through 2022. → Read More

Erie County memorial service on Sunday will mark the 21st anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks

The 8:30 a.m. event at the 9/11 Memorial at Blasco Library will feature speaker Laura DiPasqua-Grappy, who led a local Red Cross team at Ground Zero. → Read More

No more free lunches for all, but some Erie County schools still don't charge for meals

A program that provided free meals for all students through the pandemic has ended. But some schools in low-income communities still offer free meals. → Read More

Can you get in and out of the newly opened Five Points roundabout in Summit Township?

All five spokes of the roundabout opened Wednesday. But there will be short-term detours and shifted traffic patterns at times this fall. → Read More

After Raccoon Refuse closure, municipalities, individuals get new garbage and recycling service

Municipalities and individuals are also seeking refunds for services no longer provided by Raccoon Refuse. → Read More

FAA investigates possible misuse of Erie International Airport funding

The Erie Regional Airport Authority was notified of a Federal Aviation Administration investigation on Aug. 23. → Read More