More than books: How Pa.’s libraries are connecting with communities during coronavirus shutdowns
By: Hannah McDonald - March 25, 2020
ERIE, Pa. — Digital story time, extended e-book collections, and a growing collection of educational and entertaining video resources on a variety of platforms are some of the ways librarians in Pennsylvania are changing how patrons use libraries in their efforts to maintain and build community connections while the state moves toward a total lock […]
Erie County Executive Dahlkemper issues stay at home order
By: Hannah McDonald - March 24, 2020
Matching one issued by Gov. Tom Wolf, the order will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, and remain in effect until April 6, 2020.
COVID-19 in Pa.: With one confirmed case, how is Erie County handling and preparing for the outbreak?
By: Hannah McDonald - March 18, 2020
Though Erie County has yet to see a confirmed case of COVID-19 as of Wednesday morning, local hospitals and community health services are already feeling a strain caused by the pandemic.
I’m a Pa. restaurant worker. And thanks to COVID-19, I’m out of work | Hannah McDonald
By: Hannah McDonald - March 17, 2020
Everything is unsure. Our very livelihood rests in this unknowing space. Is this the time when we are finally allowed to be scared?
These are the two big ways it will be easier to vote in Erie County this year
By: Hannah McDonald - March 10, 2020
For the first time, they’ll be casting paper ballots, and they can now take advantage of no-excuse mail in balloting.
Waiting Game: With state Board of Ed meeting looming, Erie County’s community college debate may soon be over
By: Hannah McDonald - March 3, 2020
The Pa. State Board of Education meets March 18 in Erie -- and win or lose, Erie County officials may finally have a long-awaited answer.