They Started in Erie
By Ginny Tonkin GoErie.com staff blogger
They Started in Erie celebrates those successful stars who've lived and started out in our big, little town.   Read more about this blog.
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Nicknamed the “biggest small town,” Erie, Pennsylvania is a place where if not everybody knows your name, the lady two aisles over in the grocery store checkout line will.

Some used Erie as a launching pad, gaining name recognition outside of northwest PA.

They Started in Erie celebrates those successful stars who’ve lived and started out in our big, little town.

Ginny Tonkin is a Fairview High School alum, but moved to Erie in fifth grade from Bridgeport, CT. A recent graduate of Principia College in Illinois, she hopes one day, she can add her name to this list. She loves traveling, staying active, the outdoors, and vegetarian cooking.