2 new Dunkin’ Donuts coming to Erie

   August 6, 2014 12:28 pm    0

Dunkin’ Donuts fans in the Erie area will soon have a couple more options for satisfying their coffee-and-doughnut cravings. Scott Enterprises, which operates Dunkin’ Donuts locations on Peach Street in Summit Township and in the Millcreek Mall, has confirmed plans to open new locations in Harborcreek Township and Millcreek Township. Nick Scott Sr., president of…


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Budweiser Clydesdales coming to Salamanca

   August 5, 2014 6:19 am    0

A big crowd is expected Wednesday outside Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel in Salamanca, N.Y. to see some of the world’s most famous horses, the Budweiser Clydesdales. The horses have been used to promote Anheuser Busch Brewing Co. since 1933 when they were introduced to celebrate the repeal of prohibition. Company lore says that the…


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Survey says Pennsylvania not business-friendly

   August 1, 2014 7:01 am    0

A grammatically challenged Pennsylvania slogan once touted: “You’ve got a friend in Pennsylvania.” The owners of small businesses, it turns out, might beg to differ. San Francisco-based Thumbtack Inc., in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kaufman Foundation, has released the results of its third annual Thumbtack.com Small Business Friendliness Survey. The results don’t paint a…


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600 GE volunteers ready for duty in Erie

   July 24, 2014 8:54 am    0

A crew of 600 GE Transportation employees and 15 local suppliers are getting ready to work this afternoon. But the GE employees won’t be building locomotives. They’ll be volunteering today and Friday as part of a community service initiative as part of GE Community Day in Erie. Volunteers, who will begin work at 2 p.m….


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Bob Evans Express coming to Millcreek Mall

   July 23, 2014 7:22 am    0

There’s a new food choice coming to the Millcreek Mall. Bob Evans Farms Inc., and AVI Food Systems Inc. have announced plans for a Bob Evans Express that would be located in the mall’s food court. Bob Evans Express is a new concept for the Ohio-based Bob Evans. The nontraditional restaurant concept is designed for…


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Edinboro University ranked as great place to work

   July 21, 2014 1:46 pm    0

A new survey by the Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Edinboro University as one of the nation’s best colleges to work for. The results were released today in the Chronicle’s seventh annual report on the academic workplace, which is based on a survey of more than 43,000 employees at 278 colleges and universities. Edinboro was…


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Pennsylvania’s jobless rate unchanged in June

   July 18, 2014 9:58 am    0

Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate remained at 5.6 percent in June, the lowest rate since September 2008. The commonwealth’s rate was five-tenths of a percentage point below the U.S. rate of 6.1 percent, which was down two-tenths of a point from May. The state rate was down 1.9 percentage points from June 2013. Pennsylvania’s civilian labor force…


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Memories of National Forge linger as demolition work continues

   July 16, 2014 1:24 pm    0

Lisa Stubbe is thankful today. When she heard that Erie Forge & Steel was demolishing part of its old plant at 1341 W. 16th St., she went to take a look. The company is taking down the old structures along Greengarden Road, just south of the CSX railroad tracks. Stubbe’s father, Donald Sutley, worked in…


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Erie Insurance named to Ward’s 50 … again

   July 16, 2014 6:15 am    0

For seven years in a row, Ward Group has named Erie Insurance Group to its Ward’s 50 list of top performing property and casualty companies. Erie Family Life Insurance was also named to this year’s Life/Health list, marking the second time the company has earned a spot on the list. The Ward Group analyzes the…


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Odis 12 is on the move from Erie to Millcreek

   July 14, 2014 11:22 am    0

Odis 12 Bar & Grille, currently located at 664 W. 26th St., is moving to a new location in Millcreek. The popular restaurant and wing joint will be moving to 3702 W. 12th St. The new location will be open Aug. 1. Odis 12 posted this message on its Facebook page on Friday: “We are…


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