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• ROME — A traffic stop was initiated on a Garland man's vehicle, a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt at 12:21 p.m. Sept. 18 near Route 89 and Buells Corners Road. The 43-year-old male was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was taken into custody without incident and transported to Erie…

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A local dealership is once again coordinating a citywide food drive to collect nonperishable goods and monetary donations for the Corry Area Food Pantry. 

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Dumpsters will be accessible to residents for a second year during Corry Community Cleanup Days, affectionately dubbed 'Dumpster Days' by program coordinators.

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Trick-or-treating has not fallen victim to the COVID-19 pandemic in the city of Corry. 

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NORTH EAST — A Bear Lake man facing two felony counts of hindering apprehension in the case against Cody J. Potthoff, of Corry, during a two-day crime spree in June, has waived the charges and will go to trial.

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Drag races at the Corry-Lawrence Airport, 800 Spring St., took place on Sunday and tickets were sold out for the 250 limited-participant event. 

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A new community for senior citizens will be opening soon in Corry and may provide a very welcome option for those seeking care with added security.

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Gift cards are for gifts, not payments. Anyone who demands gift cards as a form of payment over the phone or internet is a scammer. 

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UNION CITY — The Union City School Board approved the resignations of the head wrestling coach and his assistant coach during the board’s Sept. 10 meeting.

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ERIE — Federal, state and local agencies have disrupted and dismantled two methamphetamine distribution operations in the area, which resulted in a pair of indictments charging 20 people, including a Spartansburg man, for their involvement in the drug trafficking rings.

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Corry Lodge 365 of the Free and Accepted Masons gave a $3,550 donation to the Corry Regional Fire Co., volunteer arm of the Corry Fire Department, on Thursday evening. Corry Regional Fire Co. President Pat Patterson accepted the donation from Worshipful Master Clarence Madison. Patterson sai…

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It looks like Corry will be added to the list of communities moving forward with trick or treating on Halloween, with an official vote on designated hours to take place at Monday's Corry City Council meeting.

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The number one ranked trap team in the nation is recognizing its sponsors and community first-responders with a shoot that all residents are invited to participate in. 

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The Union City Bears will hold Homecoming and also senior night for its fall athletes – with coronavirus restrictions in place.

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While Pennsylvanians wait for clarity on a recent federal judge ruling of the governor's orders restricting gatherings, the Corry Area School District is reminding members of the community of its current spectator guidelines for interscholastic sporting events.

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that it has resumed issuing REAL IDs at reopened driver license centers offering driver license services throughout the state.

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A one-vehicle accident occurred at about 12:25 p.m. on Tuesday near the intersection of East Street and West Main Street  in Columbus Township. The Kia Sorento was found in a deep ditch on the north side of West Main Street facing west with its side air bags deployed. There was one male occu…

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Jordan Douglas, 8, of Corry, is at Mead Park recently enjoying some warm summer weather. He participates in online schooling and his grandmother, Linda Chase, said she brought him to the park for some outdoor fun. Douglas made some friends while playing on the merry-go-round and swinging.

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WARREN — Northwest Bank officials announced on Monday that about 20% of its branches will close. The Corry and Union City branches, however, will remain open.

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Efforts to correct traffic problems at Corry-area schools are helping congestion in parking lots and streets, city of Corry Police Chief Rich Shopene said at a recent Corry City Council meeting.

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There were five Erie County Land Bank projects recently reviewed at a Corry City Council planning session and four were approved for demolition, while one was voted for re-evaluation after a local property owner presented a request for a special exception.

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The Corry Area School District board of directors is looking to fill a vacancy after one of its nine members resigned to take a job as the district's transportation coordinator. 

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The next installment in Impact Corry’s Third Thursdays Small Town, Big Business series is called The Art and Science of Talent Acquisition and Candidate Vetting. The presentation will be given by Rossbacher Insurance partner Scott Fogle. 

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Many area officials gathered at Sander's Markets, 826 N. Center St., for a ribbon cutting ceremony on its achievement of becoming a Blue Zones Project Approved grocery store.

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During a tour of Corry Manufacturing Co., 519 W. Main St., during its 75th anniversary open house Saturday, many families enjoyed snacks and refreshments, including the Purslow family. Jessica and Devin stand with their sons, Memphis, 6, and Mason, 3. Attendees had a chance to enter drawings…

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A second round of drag races is scheduled to take place at Corry-Lawrence Airport, 800 Spring St., on Sept. 20 from noon to 5 p.m.

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Corry-Lawrence Airport Authority Chairman Dick Hornick and board member Charlie Campbell submitted letters to Corry City Council at its recent meeting to say they would not be responsible for fuel sales at the airport.

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SPARTANSBURG — Spartansburg Borough Council had many persons to be heard at its recent meeting. Impact Corry Community Development Director Chuck Gray spoke to Council regarding a community strategic plan which would include teaming up with other groups for an internet hot spot among other things. 

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UNION CITY — Union City Borough Council approved a full list of agenda items during council’s Sept. 8 meeting, including an agreement for the downtown mural, a grant resolution and a resignation from a member of the Union City Municipal Authority.

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A local man was arrested early Friday morning for carrying a firearm without a permit and possessing methamphetamine as well as drug paraphernalia. 

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Editor's note: News releases written by Corry City Police, Pennsylvania State Police, Union City Police, Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement and Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office are submitted to The Corry Journal, which then publishes the exact information supplied by police. Whether name…

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Editor's note: The following is a retail food inspection report obtained by the Erie County Health Department, which releases reports every week. Violations fall under one of two classifications, either a "risk factor" for food borne illnesses, or under "good retail practices," which are mor…

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SPARTANSBURG — Clear Lake Authority owns the East Branch Trail, which extends 17 miles from the Erie County line, near Spartansburg, to the Hydetown area. Efforts to complete the trail within the next five years are underway.