A local veteran recently brought home five medals from the National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Louisville, Kentucky.
Farmers in North East have worked hard to make up for time lost because of this year’s spring. Meyer Vineyards, Rahal Farms and Westgate Farms have all experienced loss due to the unreliable and cold weather in April and May, but look toward future months with a positive outlook.
On May 10, 17-year-old Lillian “Lilly” Frye was diagnosed with T-Cell Lymphoma in her chest. Since then, Frye has been undergoing chemotherapy at the Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh three times a week.
North East Township will be looking into the speed limit throughout the Windswept Acres subdivision after a resident expressed concerns during a recent township supervisors meeting.
Everyone should mark their calendars for Tuesday, Aug. 13, as Erie Gives 2019, will be held and community members are reminded to support local nonprofits during this annual day of giving.
Hundreds of people gathered in Gibson Park recently to listen to Music Director Daniel Meyer and a 22-person string orchestra perform a selection of music for an outdoor concert on behalf of the Erie Philharmonic on July 16.
For North East residents Dawn Page and Sherry Elchynski, fitness has always been a way of life. The women are now switching professional roles and each taking on new adventures.
Working in a small town library is an exciting opportunity for North East native Kelsey Cunningham, who was recently hired as the new director of the Corry Public Library, 117 W. Washington St.
Olivia Davis won the Cherry Queen title during the 74th annual North East Firemen’s Cherry Festival Cherry Queen coronation on Thursday, July 11.
Four individuals were arrested as a result of two fights that broke out on Friday, July 12, and Saturday, July 13, during the North East Firemen’s Cherry Festival.
Erie County Council is taking its summer schedule on the road again.
B2S Back to School Success-It Takes a Community is back and participation is easier than ever. In coordination with the Council of Churches’ Adopt a Student fundraiser, the North East Lions Club will be set up outside of Dollar General, at 10670 E. Main St., on Saturday, July 27, and Saturda…
The 74th annual North East Firemen’s Cherry Festival Parade drew hundreds of people to town on Saturday, July 13, for a massive celebration.
While gas prices are expected to continue rising this month, five Erie County nonprofits will benefit through Country Fair’s ongoing Pump for Charity initiative.
On the last night of the North East Firemen’s Cherry Festival, firefighters were called to the scene of a structure fire in the 11000 block of Shadduck Road. The call came at 10:13 p.m.
Westfield, N.Y. — Officials from Westfield Memorial Hospital (WMH), Allegheny Health Network, Saint Vincent Hospital and the Chautauqua Institution, gathered on June 20 to cut the ribbon on the newly renovated Westfield Memorial Hospital Chautauqua Clinic.
How do families, who may have just lost everything, in a fire other situation, survive the first few days after a disaster? So often the North East community steps up to give them shelter, clothes, food and other items to help them in their time of need.
This summer, technicians at North East Animal Hospital have begun to press the importance of Lyme disease vaccinations after a drastic number of tests returned positive in the state.
Saint Gregory School, voted Best Preschool by the North East News-Journal readers, currently offers a morning preschool for 3-year-olds and a morning Pre-K for 4-year-olds. Both programs operate Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon, providing parents with the choice of two-, three-, …
For 60 years, North East’s local chapter of American Field Service, better known as AFS, has been hosting foreign exchange students and sending students abroad to learn about the world.
With Roar on the Shore quickly approaching, some residents have concerns about holding a large-scale event within such a little town.
A new nonprofit has been given the grant funding for Head Start, a federal preschool program for children from economically disadvantaged households. Now, Head Start classrooms in North East will be closed for the upcoming school year.
Gibson Park will soon be filled with the music of the Erie Philharmonic — who will be taking up residency in North East this summer for three free, outdoor concerts.
Seeing is believing, they say.
The North East Fire Department (NEFD), Crescent and Fuller Hose companies, will kick off the 74th annual Cherry Festival on Tuesday, July 9. The festival, located in Heard Park on North Lake Street, will run through Saturday, July 13.
The 2019 Cherry Queen will be crowned on Thursday, July 11, at 6 p.m. at the Heard Park bandstand. This year’s candidates are, from left, Cayla Meyer, Emily Hathaway, Olivia Davis, Payton Hopkins and Josephine Larimore.
More than $1,000 was raised for the ANNA Shelter during the first Pets in the Park event on June, 22.
It’s been 20 years since Arrowhead Wine Cellars first opened its doors, and a lot has changed since then for owners Nick and Kathy Mobilia. Now, the longtime North East business is inviting the community to visit the winery during an event to celebrate the milestone.
When Benjamin Claypool is using his metal detector, he’s not sure what treasures he’s going to find.
The finalists for the Cherry Court have been announced. From left are Emily Hathaway, Josephine Larimore, Olivia Davis, Cayla Meyer and Payton Hopkins. The five girls are vying to be named the annual Cherry Queen for this year’s Cherry Festival, which will take place July 9-13.
Many can’t wait to celebrate the nation’s independence on the Fourth of July.
The loud sounds from fireworks are not common occurrences. It is important to make sure pets are properly cared for so they do not react out of stress and anxiety to the festivities taking place this Fourth of July.
With warmer, summer weather in the forecast, the Pennsylvania State Police reminds animal owners to think about the health and safety of their pets.
Longtime faculty members with the North East School District, who retired at the end of this school year, were honored during a school board meeting on Thursday, June 13. The faculty members are Gloria Duink, Janice Brabender and Jon Sedelmyer.
A Ripley man waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges that include 40 counts of burglary and theft, among other charges, in front of District Judge Scott Hammer on Monday, June 17.
Members of the North East School District and community bid farewell and wished a happy retirement to Dr. Frank McClard, NESD superintendent, after a school board meeting on June 13. With McClard are members of the school board. In front, from left, are Andy Fynan, McClard, Jane Blystone, Er…
Roar on the Shore is just under one month away and officials have announced the route for the updated Bringin’ in the Roar parade.
During its last meeting of the fiscal year, the North East School Board approved a multitude of items during a meeting on Thursday, June 13.
North East Township Supervisor and Road Superintendent Gus Neff wants to remind residents of several factors that go into the scheduling of roadwork, and the plans can be changed on short notice.
Furry friends of all shapes, sizes and species are invited to strut their stuff during the first annual “Pets in the Park” pet parade on Saturday, June 22.
Members of North East High School’s Class of 2019 graduated on Thursday, June 6, during the school’s 100th annual commencement ceremony.
An accident on East Lake Road, between the intersections of Cemetery and North Brickyard roads, claimed the life of one man and injured two others on Monday, June 10.
The North East branch of The Door, a charitable organization, recently hosted an event at The Bean cafe. The heads of the branch, Zach Trimble, The Door campus pastor in North East, and Bill Bennett, North East director and board president, held the event in hopes of motivating town leaders …
Longtime North East manufacturer Ridg-U-Rak Inc. is sponsoring the Shore’s signature event, the Bringin’ in the Roar Parade, which will take place Thursday, July 18. It will depart from Presque Isle Downs & Casino and continue to the event’s “hub” at Lake Erie Speedway. The 2019 Roar on …
Just in time for summer, Ananda Montessori, 17 E. Main St., is now offering drop-off toddler and preschool classes for children.
Community members are invited to a grand-opening celebration this weekend at Harborcreek Auto Gallery, 6850 Buffalo Road. The event will be held on Saturday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For North East native Tyler Stebbins, landscaping isn’t just his line of work, but a hobby he’s been passionate about for the last 10 years.
To all who have submitted an application with the North East Veterans Banner Project this year, the streets department has agreed to accept an additional number of banners over and above what was originally planned.