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Fallen Erie officer's badge number called over the scanner last time

8/13/2018
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46-year-old Michael Conway died Saturday, Aug. 11, while on duty. According to Erie Police Chief Dan Spizarny, Conway, a patrolman, was working as the security officer at the police station inside City Hall when he became “suddenly ill” at 6:59 p.m. Saturday. Hear his badge number, 334, being called for the last time over the public scanner just past 11:34 p.m. Saturday evening. Audio courtesy of broadcastify.com.

Duration:00:00:43

Q&A with Roar grand marshal Rick Harrison

7/19/2018
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The star of History Channel's "Pawn Stars" talks about the show, his shop and coming to town for the 12th annual Roar on the Shore.

Duration:00:08:24

Meet Court Gould, the new vice president of community impact at the Erie Community Foundation

7/13/2018
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Court Gould, the new vice president of community impact at the Erie Community Foundation, talks about equitable development and getting to know Erie.

Duration:00:22:57

At your service: An interview with Mas Sala, citizen relations specialist

6/15/2018
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Mas Sala mans the phone at the city of Erie's new Citzen Response Center. Listen to his conversation with Erie Times-News writer Lisa Thompson about how the new center works and the kinds of calls he gets. You might be surprised.

Duration:00:27:33

Who ya gonna call? PSPRErie

6/8/2018
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Meet the Pennsylvania Society of Paranormal Research group in Erie. The group investigates claims of paranormal activity in Erie-area residences and different places throughout the region for free. Bill Cook, 41, is the lead investigator for PSPRErie. The group graciously allowed us to accompany them on an investigation in the wee hours of the morning on Sunday, May 20, at The Barracks Tavern in Girard Township.

Duration:00:16:47

Q and A with Fairview Area Historical Society genealogist Bill Rzodkiewicz

5/16/2018
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Newly appointed Fairview Area Historical Society genealogist Bill "Rocky" Rzodkiewicz talks about his interest in history in this Q and A with Erie Times-News writer, Lisa Thompson. It all started with a bottle dump in his backyard in Fairview.

Duration:00:16:13

How a hoodie can make a difference: Erie parent, business owner combat bullying

4/27/2018
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When Carl Prindle's 12-year-old daughter came to him with the information that one of her classmates was being bullied, it wasn't something he took lightly. The boy, a seventh grader at Strong Vincent Middle School was getting teased for only having one hoodie. Prindle took the matter into his own hands and contacted First Amendment Tees Company, FAT-Tee, owner Mark Biletnikoff. What Biletnikoff did next will leave you in tears.

Duration:00:06:43

Bryan Lake, of Pittsfield Pa., discusses his $4.5M Lotto win

4/13/2018
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Bryan Lake, 57, of Pittsfield, Pa., won the April 6 $4.5 million Match 6 jackpot. He discusses his win and what he'll do with the winnings.

Duration:00:11:48

Erie Day of Code Q and A

4/13/2018
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Erie Day of Code will bring together the region's software developers. Two of the lead organizers, Sara Sheehan and Matt Machuga, answer questions about the event and why they are staking their hopes on Erie.

Duration:00:49:19

Scanner traffic from March 8 of Millcreek homicide

3/9/2018
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Listen to Millcreek and Erie police responding to a Millcreek homicide at 5843 Forest Crossing on March 8 and then tracking down John Gravioli, 44, at St. Peter Cathedral. Audio credit: www.broadcastify.com

Duration:00:11:56

Erie community schools create rooms of their own

2/22/2018
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As part of its community schools model, Erie School District is renovating rooms at five of its schools to set aside space for parents and students. Hear from Jamilia Gates, the community schools director at East Middle School, and sixth-grader Mikhail Lauris, who uses the room at East.

Duration:00:02:19

Erie Schools Superintendent Discusses $15 million budget boost

2/6/2018
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Erie Schools Superintendent Brian Polito discusses the district's reaction to Governor Tom Wolf's proposed budget that includes a $15 million boost for the 11,500-student district.

Duration:00:01:23

Erie School District expands Sanctuary Based Learning Program

1/30/2018
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Take a step inside the Sarah A. Reed Children Center's Sanctuary Based Learning program at East 10th Street and East Avenue. The Erie School District is expanding a program for students with severe emotional issues to include students in kindergarten through fifth grade on Monday. Audio recorded by reporter Ed Palattella, edited by online reporter Sarah Grabski.

Duration:00:02:36

Q&A: Bill Wager discusses Erie native and U.S. Olympian Ryan Zapolski

1/25/2018
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Erie Times-News hockey reporter Victor Hernandes interviews Harborcreek Township resident Bill Wager, who was Erie native and U.S. Olympian Ryan Zapolski’s goaltending coach at as a youth player, in high school and at Mercyhurst University.

Duration:00:05:11

Q&A: Erie NAACP chapter president, Gary Horton

1/12/2018
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Gary Horton, Erie chapter president of the NAACP, speaks on racial inequality, his family's background and more through the lens of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday being observed Jan. 15, 2018.

Duration:00:33:49