‘Erie County is ready’: Tyler Titus looks to become Pa’s first openly transgender county executive

BY: - April 16, 2021

Titus is running for the seat being vacated by current Democratic Erie Co. Executive Kathy Dahlkemper, who is not running for re-election.

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.”

NWPA officials demand that Erie Co. go ‘green’ in COVID-19 reopening plan

BY: - June 4, 2020

Erie County officials are demanding Erie County move into the green phase of reopening on Friday along with 16 other Pennsylvania counties. 

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.

Crunching the numbers behind Erie’s competing higher education plans | Fact Check

BY: - April 17, 2020

ERIE, Pa. — When one of the state’s most powerful Republican state lawmakers voiced his concerns regarding the numbers in Erie County’s community college plan, the Capital-Star did an analysis and discovered several typographical errors.   One error was found in projected student enrollment numbers of the original community college plan presented to the state in […]

Erie County enters ‘community spread phase;’ County Exec briefs on what’s ahead

BY: - April 6, 2020

Erie County has entered the “community spread phase” of the COVID-19 pandemic, County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper said Monday.

Erie County continues fighting to flatten the curve; Is social distancing paying off? 

BY: - April 2, 2020

“I think two things are in our favor,” County Exec Kathy Dahlkemper said. “One is that our population is not as dense as many other cities and we do have a fair amount of green space.”

Erie County charts a total of 15 COVID-19 cases; county officials expect tally to rise

BY: - March 30, 2020

Dahlkemper addressed the extent to which Erie County residents are complying to social distancing guidelines. She referenced a scorecard created by Unacast, which is being used to determine how well individuals are adhering (or not) to social distancing. 

Waiting Game: With state Board of Ed meeting looming, Erie County’s community college debate may soon be over

BY: - March 3, 2020

The Pa. State Board of Education meets March 18 in Erie -- and win or lose, Erie County officials may finally have a long-awaited answer.