About

Welcome to Biz Buzz, our daily blog on all things business. Turn here for breaking news on the economy, local industry and area people engaged in the region’s companies.
This blog will be authored and maintained by staff writer Jim Martin, who has covered Erie business for 12 years, and Managing Editor/News Doug Oathout, a former business editor for the Erie Times-News. Feel free to contact them by commenting on this blog, by e-mail at jim.martin@timesnews.com and doug.oathout@timesnews.com, or by calling (814) 870-1668 or (814) 870-1698.
We encourage you to engage us on issues facing the region’s economy here. If you have a question, we’ll answer it. If you have an idea, we’ll explore it.