Are you looking to get out of the house, have some fun, make new friends and give back? The 4 NINE Place might be the right fit for you!
North East resident Emily Pollack, an accounting major at Saint Francis University, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. In order to earn dean’s list distinction, students must have a minimum quality point average of 3.5.
Steve and Janet Lang from Family Affairs Campground held the annual Water Run event, organized by Kim Cambra recently. Accepting a donation to Fuller Hose Co. is Assistant Chief Steve Wilkinson.
Every year Barb and Fred Brostmeyer, owners of Venango Management Service Inc., are like part of the “Welcome Committee” welcoming travelers driving and walking through town where Routes 20 and 89 meet. Besides decorating for holidays and special North East events, they plant flowers that st…
The 4 NINE Place is pleased to announce a medical equipment program. In order to provide continued access for the North East community, the 4 NINE has worked with the Community Nurses of North East to transition this program.
The August meeting of the Grapevine TimeXchange will be held at 6 p.m. on Aug. 10 at a picnic pavilion in Halli Reid Park, Freeport Beach. The rain location is Park United Methodist Church.
A group of recent graduates was awarded scholarships from the North Eat American Legion Post 105 on July 24. From left are Alexandra Sceiford, Joshua Morey, Ali Smith, Commander Dean Taylor, Peyton Hopkins and August Neff. Scholarships were also awarded to Joshua Lewis, Breana Marzka, Malena…
The Erie County Chapter of Abate, a local motorcyclists’ organization, recently presented a check to members of the North East branches of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. From left, are Tom Holland, commander of VFW Post 4789; Jerry Bollinger Sr., with American Legion Rider…
Local author Jessica Peters visited McCord Memorial Library on Thursday, July 25, to share her book “Farm Nursery Songs” with young readers. The book featured dozens of songs about life on the farm. Children sang along to the tunes whose melodies were familiar nursery songs.
The Aug. 1 performance of the 2019 Entertainment in the Park Summer Performance Series will feature the Chautauqua County band Kokomo Time.
Five Westfield-Mayville rotarians helped clean up the buildings and grounds of the Yorker Museum in Sherman during the morning of July 18. Rotarians Tracy Bennett, Sue Hammond, John Hamels, Shawn McKane and Mary Swanson assisted with weeding garden beds and also tidying up the six restored b…
The 130th anniversary of the first electric trolley car operation in Erie, Pennsylvania will be the subject of a lecture given by rail transportation author Ken Springirth on July 30 at 7 p.m. at the Blasco Memorial Library Admiral Room, 160 E. Front St., in Erie.
Roar on the Shore came to North East for 2019 and brought an endless line of vendors along. A few bikers gather around one motorcyclist putting his bike out for display.
North East High School 50th class reunion for the Class of 1969 will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, at Freeport Yacht Club from 6 to 11 p.m.
John and Sandra Shaffer celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently with a large gathering at their home in North East, hosted by their son, Michael, and several friends.
The sign for Halli Reid Park at Freeport Beach was recently revitalized. North East Township would like to thank Steve, Julie and Mike, of Grenz Construction, for their labor donation and also Dave Sacco, owner of LGE Coachworks, in North East for his labor and material donation.
Community members got the chance to color squares for quilts made by Project Linus on July 11 at McCord Memorial Library. Project Linus is a national organization that provides handmade blankets to children in need. Vanessa Luke, 9, colors a parrot square for the quilt.
North East in Bloom has chosen the Catawba Drive garden of Dr. John and Carmella Almquist as the June Garden of the Month.
Alley Day Spa, 39 S. Lake St., held a ribbon cutting ceremony earlier this summer. From left, are Holly Ferruggia, North East Area Chamber of Commerce executive director; Bill Gutz; Phyllis Gutz, owner of Alley Day Spa; Kim Neff; and Dr. Tom Mack.
The North East Family Fun Fest is a big, free, carnival-like event for the whole community. It's been growing over the years with more than 1,800 people attending last year.
Winner winner chicken dinner — Our Lady of Mercy Church, on Bartlett Road in Harborcreek, invites the community to its summer festival and chicken dinner, on Sunday, July 14, from noon to 5 p.m.
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 105 North East Pennsylvania sponsored Frances Schoenfeldt, a junior at North East High School, to attend Keystone Girls State and Shippensburg University.
Penn State University Professor Jim Gavio, of the Yahn Planetarium, will be discussing the Apollo Moon landings and future visits to the Moon.
The 82nd Annual Westfield Antique Show will be held Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show will be held in the air-conditioned Eason Hall, 23 Elm St., Westfield, N.Y. Admission is $5 for both days and proceeds benefit the Chautauqua Co…
The July 10 first performance of the 2019 Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series will feature a special evening of Shakespeare. Taking place at Lakeside Park in the Village of Mayville, N.Y., from 6:30 to 8 p.m., the Chautauqua Institution’s Chautauqua Theater Company will perform …
Whether they are board games, action figures or arts and crafts supplies, Project Love is asking for the community to get in the Christmas spirit of giving early by donating new toys for North East children, birth to age 13, during July.
Our Lady of Mercy Church, 837 Bartlett Road, Harborcreek, will be hosting a book sale this month.
Local author Betsy Sceiford read her children’s book “Sausage and Biscuit” to a crowd at McCord Memorial Library on June 27. The book is illustrated by Lynette Straite. Straite did some live drawings during Sceiford’s reading.
Readers of all ages should head over to McCord Memorial Library this summer for the library’s summer reading program.
Yes, you can plant a moon garden at home, no space travel necessary. It is easy and all the supplies are readily available here in North East.
The community is welcome to attend a free, outdoor concert today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Arundel Cellars & Brewing Co.
Yes, The Garden Tour is finally here. On Saturday, June 29, 16 gardens will be open for community members to tour and there will be a couple more to view as everyone drives by.
The July meeting of the Grapevine TimeXchange will be held at 6 p.m. on July 10 in Halli Reid Park, Freeport Beach. The rain location is Park United Methodist Church.
Project Love is inviting the community to support its July toy drive for children. Beginning on July 1, in the lobby area of Sander’s Markets in North East, there will be an artificial Christmas tree with a display of tags. Each of the tags is marked “boy” or “girl” and an age is given. Plea…
Premium books for the North East Community Fair (Sept. 19-21) are now available at the following local businesses: Burch’s Farm Market, Burch’s Fruit stand (Rt. 20 Harborcreek), Calico Patch Quilt Shop, Finnell Farms, Grape Country Market, McCord Library, Mobilia Fruit Farm/Arrowhead Wine Ce…
Congratulations to three local North East student cadets that graduated from the American Legion State Police Youth Week in York, Pa., on June 15. From left are Skyler Thies-Green, Steven Herring and Damian Ketcham-Trusty.
Richard Gosnell of Penn State Behrend visited McCord Memorial Library on June 20, where he gave a presentation entitled “Constellations and their legends.” Gosnell discussed the popular mythology behind several constellations.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness and McCord Memorial Library will present mental health first aid training on July 27 and Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join the hula dancing Chameleons and many other original characters at Friday’s Seaside Resort this Saturday, June 22, when the Missoula Children’s Theatre and more than 50 local students present “Robinson Crusoe.”
The North East Community Foundation awarded scholarships to members of the Class of 2019 during the Senior Scholarship Convocation held on June 3 at North East High School.
Those bringing their pets to the pet parade and all the festivities at Pets in the Park on June 22 are invited to stop in at Holy Cross Church’s big white tent and have their beloved animals blessed.
Did you know there are an English, Bonsai, Friendship, Iris, Bog, Rock and Poolside Retreat gardens in North East? Gardens that have a carriage house, suspension bridge, a strawberry patch, tree peonies, chickens, beds of perennial and annual flowers and a 100-year-old grape farm are also lo…
Though Christmas is months away, Project Love is holding a toy drive during the entire month of July for the children of North East families who are experiencing hardships. Thanks to the generosity of Sander’s Markets in North East, beginning on July 1 there will be a small Christmas tree ne…
Several students were honored during a recent North East School Board meeting for their first-place finishes at the recent Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science state competition. At right, middle-schoolers Alexandria Nagle and Angelene Gorniak were recognized. With them is school board Pre…
The Erie Zoo’s Traveling Zoo program visited McCord Memorial Library on June 13. Above, those in attendance got to meet Comet, an American kestrel.
Mara Leroux, a recent graduate of North East High School, won a $1,000 scholarship from Cunningham’s of North East. With Leroux is Jerry Herman, Cunningham’s manager.
The Hi-Ed is looking for part-time instructors to teach adult education and enrichment classes at the 4 NINE Center in North East.
Compassionate, actively involved, reliable and dedicated are words which describe Pam Carapella, a North East resident, who was recognized by members of the Community Women’s Club of North East (CWCNE) as its Outstanding Member Award recipient for the 2018-19 club year. Carapella was given t…
First Presbyterian Church of North East had a special piece of artwork created by the worship and music committee, and it was revealed for Pentecost on Sunday, June 9.