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Tyler Titus notches historic win in Democratic primary race for Erie County executive

BY: - May 19, 2021

With a win in the Erie County Democratic primary election on Tuesday night, Tyler Titus could become the first openly transgender-identifying person in the United States to serve as a county executive. Titus, a mental health professional and small business owner, emerged victorious with 32 percent of the vote in the four-way race, according to […]

In final address, Erie Co. Exec. Dahlkemper applauds local health workers during pandemic, looks ahead

BY: - January 28, 2021

“Against all odds, we made progress,” Dahlkemper, who is not running for re-election this year, said. “And I am confident we will see much more of that progress in 2021.”

Gun-toting voters? Erie Co. officials clarify open carry rules at the polls

BY: - November 2, 2020

With open carry organizations threatening to “monitor” the polls on Electiom Day, county officials here are moving to make sure polling goes as smoothly as possible in the swing county.

Erie Co. set to ‘go green’ Friday — even as COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to increase

BY: - June 23, 2020

ERIE, Pa. — Erie County has finally gotten the go ahead to move into the least restrictive phase of Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan for reopening Pennsylvania.  The announcement came late last week that the northwesterm county would be moving into the green phase on June 26. State Reps. Ryan Bizzaro, Robert Merski and Patrick Harkins, […]

Erie police officers quarantining for COVID-19 called to Saturday protests

BY: - June 3, 2020

Referring to the five Erie officers who had previously been quarantining for COVID-19, Spizarny said, “They returned and masked- up,” in order to quell the protest.

Erie among 24 counties reopening on Friday: Here’s how the locals are getting ready

BY: - May 7, 2020

In the yellow phase, the stay-at-home order is lifted, but social gatherings of more than 25 persons are still prohibited. Included in the administration’s guidance is “specific information on cleaning and disinfecting premises, limiting the number of employees in common areas and customers on premises, providing masks and sanitizing supplies for employees, installing shields or other barriers at registers and checkout areas to physically separate cashiers and customers, and creating a plan in case a business is exposed to a probable or confirmed case of COVID-19,” according to a written statement made Monday.