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2012-06-07 23:01:31

Erie Rising and other environmental groups mobilize 300 residents to call on Encana to stop the Canyon Creek drilling site near their homes and elementary schools in Erie, Colorado Erie, Colorado (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 The newly founded group Erie Rising organized a protest on Saturday to demand that Encana cancel their drilling plans on a new eight pad well that is located near schools and many homes. The event featured a rally at Erie Community Park at 10:30 a.m., followed by a march from...

2012-05-09 10:23:47

ERIE, Pa., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In June 1983, the Beach Boys were the first act to play Erie's newly opened Louis J. Tullio Arena. Since that time, the arena has hosted a diverse array of musical acts and sporting events from Kenny Rogers and the Beastie Boys to the Erie Bayhawks and Erie Otters. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20041112/ERIELOGO ) Today, nearly 30 years after opening, the arena is undergoing a $42 million dollar renovation and expansion that will be...

2012-03-22 06:21:28

ERIE, Pa., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ninth annual Pennsylvania-Lake Erie International Coastal Cleanup set a new record for volunteers who removed trash and debris from the Lake Erie shoreline and adjacent tributaries, the Department of Environmental Protection announced today. The Sept. 17, 2011 event drew 1,518 volunteers who removed 7,577 pounds of trash and separated out 1,715 pounds of recyclable material, weighed on scales provided by the Erie County Recycling...

2012-03-15 10:00:00

Ingram Content Group has been named the primary vendor of print materials for the 37 branch Buffalo and Erie County Public Library System, which celebrated 175 years of service in 2011 and had 3.65 million patron visits last year. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 As libraries develop their services to meet the needs of today´s patrons, systems like the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library System are selecting Ingram Content Group for its comprehensive library supply...

2012-01-17 07:00:00

NATICK, Mass., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Erie Drive, LLC today announced the re-launch of ErieDrive.com. Erie Drive's carefully chosen collection of home accessories is an artful blend of modern and vintage elements of style, functionality and design. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111018/NE87062LOGO ) "It is very much about the story with us," said Founder and Managing Partner Dr. Marcia Stone. "Every item we carry has its own story - to love the item is to...

2012-01-10 09:57:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today ordered all U.S. and Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Erie County to fly at half-staff on Monday, Jan. 16 to honor U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Bryan R. Bell, who was killed in Afghanistan on Jan. 5. All Pennsylvanians are invited to join in this tribute. Media contact: Janet Kelley, 717-783-1116 Media contact: Kevin Harley, 717-783-1116 SOURCE Pennsylvania...

2011-09-28 13:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today announced it has awarded $1.2 million in Coastal Zone Management Grants to organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving Pennsylvania's coastal zones along Lake Erie and the Delaware Estuary. Coastal Zone Management grants are intended to support programs that measure the impact of various pollution sources, improve public access, preserve habitat and educate the public on...

2011-09-15 13:48:00

Portion of the Historic Railroad Bridge was Toppled by a Tornado in 2003 MOUNT JEWETT, Pa., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Richard J. Allan today invited visitors to a new experience at Kinzua Bridge State Park - a stroll out into Kinzua Gorge on a pedestrian walkway with a glass-bottom observation area. Kinzua Bridge State Park is one of DCNR's key investment areas in the Pennsylvania Wilds and along PA Route 6...

2011-08-19 15:26:00

ERIE, Pa., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Logistics Plus, an Erie, Pa. based global logistics company, has always taken pride in the Erie community that it calls home. Established in 1996 to provide global logistics management for Erie-based GE Transportation Systems, the largest locomotive manufacturer in the world, Logistics Plus has grown to a $100M company with offices around the world, but has always invested back in its home town. (Photo:...

2011-07-29 09:00:00

ERIE, Pa., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today toured GE Transportation, Erie County's largest employer, where he discussed his commitment to working with Pennsylvania's businesses to ensure future growth and job creation. GE Transportation (GET), headquartered in Erie, provides manufacturing services for the railroad, marine, drilling, mining and energy storage industries. "I am committed to fostering the pro-growth, pro-business environment that will...