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News, Interviews and Special Features from the Erie Times News -




Mercyhurst University President Michael T. Victor reflects on his first five years at the helm

Mercyhurst University President Michael T. Victor talks on July 28, 2020 about his first five years at the helm of the Catholic-affiliated university in Erie, Pennsylvania.


April 9, 2020 conference call with Pedro Rivera, PA Dept. of Education Secretary

Listen to a conference call with Pedro Rivera, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, talk about what's next now that Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered all schools to stay closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the new coronavirus.


North East resident Leslie Reed Hurst discusses experience with COVID-19

North East resident Leslie Reed Hurst discusses testing positive for COVID-19 with Erie Times-News reporter Matthew Rink on April 1, 2020.


Joan Martin, founder of Erie County's first rape crisis center

Listen to a Q & A with Joan Martin, 79, who founded the Erie County Rape Crisis Center in 1973 and served as the first president of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape.


Spotlight: Every beer growler is unique at Moose Head Pottery near Waterford

Listen as John Petro, owner of Moose Head Pottery in Waterford Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania, talks, Feb. 25, 2020, about what is special about the beer growlers he creates. Audio by CHRISTOPHER MILLETTE/Erie Times-News


Erie County Department of Health official discusses the COVID-19 strain of the coronavirus

Charlotte Berringer, R.N., director of community services for the Erie County Department of Health, and | Erie Times-News health reporter David Bruce get you up to date about the COVID-19 strain of the coronavirus in this audio, which was recorded on March 10, 2020.


Linda Fink and the Meadville Market House

Linda Fink, 64, of Saegertown, was one of the fourth generation of women in her family to sell flowers and produce at the Meadville Market House. Her great-grandmother started the tradition in the early 1900s. She talks about her experiences and memories of helping them. She mentions several photographs included in the attached gallery.


Artist Susie Hosterman talks about her work and her inspirations

Erie artist Susie Hosterman will be displaying photographs and acrylic paintings at the quarterly Gallery Night event, Feb. 28, 2020, sponsored by the Erie Art Museum. Listen as she speaks, Feb. 11, 2020, about process, inspiration and what's next for her work. Audio by CHRISTOPHER MILLETTE/Erie Times-News


Crawford County metal artist Bill Brady Jr. talks about his work and his inspiration

Hear from Bill Brady Jr., a metal artist who lives near Centerville in Crawford County, Pennsylvania. Brady, 77, lives and works in a 1963 Chevrolet school bus, creating whimsical, eclectic mobiles and other metal sculptures out of tin roofing metal. Audio by CHRISTOPHER MILLETTE/Erie Times-News


Ken Nickson, coordinator of diversity, equity and inclusion for the Erie School District.

Ken Nickson, the Erie School District's first coordinator of diversity, equity and inclusion, discusses his role and strategies.


Erie Family Center holds their first Diaper Depot program

Listen as Erie Times-News reporter Madeleine O'Neill checks in, Jan. 27, 2020, on the day-long grand opening of the Diaper Depot at the Erie Family Center in Erie, Pa. This diaper giveaway program is expected to provide 5,000 diapers to about 150 needy families. Officials at the EFC hoped to distribute 5,000 diapers to 150 families who signed up for Monday’s event. The Erie Family Center is a nonprofit that offers parenting classes and other resources to local families. They plan to continue...


Edinboro University art student, professor, talk about the 100th anniversary of the program

Claire Nelson, a freshman 3D animation student from Gettysburg, and art professor Malcolm Chrishilf explain what they like about the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania's art program, and why it's important. The program is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2020 with a series of Art100 gallery shows and lectures. Audio by CHRISTOPHER MILLETTE, Erie Times-News


Q&A: Michelle Jaggi, Erie County census outreach coordinator

Michelle Jaggi, Erie County census outreach coordinator, explains how the 2020 census will proceed in Erie County.


GoErie Live: Doug Smith, clerk of Erie County elections, talks about new voting machines

In a conversation about Erie County's new voting machines on Jan. 14, 2020, Erie Times-News reporter Kevin Flowers and Doug Smith, clerk of elections for Erie County, run down all the new information. The machines will be in use for the 2020 primary election in April.


Q&A: Erie County District Attorney Jack Daneri

District Attorney Jack Daneri reflects on his first decade in office in a Q & A with Lisa Thompson.


Erie-area architect Herm Weber talks about his painting style

Artist and mostly retired Erie architect Herm Weber, 80, spoke with us, Nov. 13, 2019, in the studio in his Millcreek Township home. Weber's work will be featured as part of the Dec. 6, 2019 Erie Art Museum Gallery Night event. Audio by CHRISTOPHER MILLETTE/Erie Times-News


GoErie Live: Second Harvest Food Bank shares how to help this holiday season

Zachary Webb, director of development for Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania, discusses what hunger looks like in the region, some of the programs the organization offers and how you can help this holiday season.


GoErie Live: Erie Water Works CEO discusses budget, rate increases

Paul Vojtek, Erie Water Works CEO, discussed the organization's $90 million upfront lease payment to the city of Erie used to balance the 2020 budget.


An Interview with Radius CoWork co-founder Sean Fedorko

The coworking space on the ninth floor of the Renaissance Centre in downtown Erie continues to grow as it approaches its fifth year. Hear from one of its founders, 33-year-old Sean Fedorko.


Nancy Russo and Murphy are volunteers of the year for Therapy Dogs United in Erie

Hear from Nancy Russo, 50, of Fairview Township, who, with her dog Murphy, a five-year-old male poodle/cavalier King Charles spaniel mix, were recently named the 2019 volunteers of the year by Therapy Dogs United of Erie, Pa. Audio by CHRISTOPHER MILLETTE/Erie Times-News