Valerie Myers, GoErie

Valerie Myers


Erie, PA, United States

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Past articles by Valerie:

$34.4M renovation coming to Erie County Technical School. What's done and yet to come?

Work begun in fall 2021 includes 21,000 square feet of new space and renovations to the school's original 101,000 square feet. → Read More

Erie Zoo reopens Wednesday. Six things to see and know this season.

Penguins, primates and a boardwalk to the children's zoo are new in 2023 at the Erie Zoo. The river otter habitat also will get a makeover. → Read More

Shivers and spirits are the stuff of Erie's haunted and alternative tourism

Ghost and legend tours that have long been popular in other historic cities are selling out and inspiring new offerings in Erie. → Read More

Hagen History Center is Erie attraction with a new national and even international reach

Travelers coming to see the office where Frank Lloyd Wright once worked are helping to boost museum complex attendance. → Read More

Erie Humane Society takes in 133 cats from local home. What we know and how you can help.

With the new arrivals, the Erie shelter is caring for more than 375 cats and needs food, bedding, litter and other supplies. → Read More

Millcreek residents say they should have been told of plans to buy 'gateway' properties

Residents say township should have done more to tell the public of plans to buy West Eighth St. properties for $7.2M before signing on dotted line. → Read More

Update: 6 injured after 3-vehicle crash involving school bus on Perry Highway on Monday

Two special needs students, the bus driver and an adult passenger were among those taken for treatment. Their injuries were believed to be minor. → Read More

Public invited to comment on plans to replace deteriorating Girard Township culvert

The culvert carries Miller Road over Brandy Run near Tannery Road. → Read More

Erie's Montessori Regional Charter School to sell former Sterrettania Road location

The buyer is a Millcreek-based company that partners with Amazon to deliver packages in the region. → Read More

Millcreek Township to buy Bel-Aire, Joe Root's Grill, Sandbar Draft House and Manor Motel

The buildings will be torn down to make room for new development in the township's Presque Isle Gateway District. → Read More

Summit Township plans sidewalks at busy upper Peach Street shopping centers

The first priority for the multi-phased sidewalk project would connect busy shopping centers. Sidewalks would also be required for future development. → Read More

Waiting at successive lights on 12th Street? The new signals aren't signaling each other

Water damage to some of the new signals on 12th Street in Erie has affected their ability to work together to manage traffic. → Read More

Erie rental market includes new and unique options, but not everyone can pay rising costs

New apartments are becoming available downtown and countywide, but there aren't a lot of options for Erie's low-income residents. → Read More

Plans for new French Street and Greengarden bikeways are posted for public comment

The new bikeway on Greengarden Road and Boulevard is expected to be finished this year. The French Street bikeway will be completed in 2024. → Read More

LECOM agrees to payments in lieu of taxes for former Porreco Center property in Millcreek

The property is tax exempt. But LECOM will pay the Millcreek School District about $14,000 annually and Millcreek Township about $6,000 annually. → Read More

PennDOT's $154M Erie construction season ends. Here's what got done, plus 2023 preview

Major projects this year included almost $88 million in Interstate 90 construction plus new traffic signals in Erie and the Summit roundabout. → Read More

Confused by the turn arrows on 12th Street signals? What you need to know

Wondering what the different-colored arrows mean on new traffic signals installed on 12th Street in Erie this year? → Read More

Millcreek School Board reverses decision and votes to proceed with McDowell renovations

The $33 million project is expected to begin in 2024 with financing from a third bond issue. → Read More

Lake City residents were notified this week of water quality issue 6 weeks ago

Borough residents and businesses received a notice in the mail this week about an Oct. 16 issue with water quality. → Read More

McDowell renovations shelved for now, Tracy School and athletic fields will get upgrades

The Millcreek Township School Board voted against awarding bids for the proposed $34.2 million project. → Read More