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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.