Good Neighbor Awards

ERIE, Pa. — Mary Krysiak helped save neighbors from a burning house in Erie’s Land Lighthouse neighborhood. Gary McEnery restored a home in the Little Italy neighborhood and taught teens to garden. Laura Reed, of the southwest Erie neighborhood, cared for a critically ill neighbor. When Dave Deter took on...

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Highlights from our First Year

  We’re pretty excited with our accomplishments in our first year of initiating this new organization in Erie County. Here’s a quick snapshot of what we have been up to. The NRO hosts its first workshop in a planned series of informational events in October; a Capacity Building Workshop presented by...

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Our view: Collaborate to improve Erie’s neighborhoods

Discarded tires, rusted shopping carts and mounds of trash can be signs that a neighborhood is in decline. But the opposite conclusion can also be drawn, when Erie neighborhood associations are working together to gather all of that junk and get rid of it, to create healthier surroundings. The Neighborhood...

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Grants help clean up Erie neighborhoods

ED PALATTELLA | ERIE, Pa. Over the weekend, a $1,000 grant spurred creation of a temporary marker at East 14th and Reed streets. The 40 tires piled curbside signaled the neighborhood’s attempt to combat crime with cleanliness. Nearly 20 volunteers helped the Snoops Neighborhood Watch Association collect the tires and...

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Academy Neighborhood Association gets $1,000 grant

Erie Times News | Published: April 10, 2015 | By Ed Palattella NRO Grant Recipient: Academy Neighborhood Association Since he helped found the Academy Neighborhood Association in 2012, Bob Hand has been looking for ways to fund its initiatives. Hand is getting a boost from the Neighborhood Resource Organization. The Academy Neighborhood Association is...

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