Sponsored by the Union City Police Department




What is it?  It’s the second annual clean-up day.  Groups of volunteers will walk down local streets and clean up trash along the roadway.  “I drive around and see so many streets littered with trash; it’s a shame.  I have always been passionate about clean streets, free of trash and litter.  This inspired me to create an annual clean up event in Union City.  My hope is that it will have a ripple effect and become contagious, energizing the community to join the mission.”  Chief David M. Pernice


Saturday, May 19, 2018,

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM



Volunteers meet at the Borough Building,

13 South Main Street





Supplies and refreshments will be provided






Any questions call 814-438-3441

or 814-438-2331

January 12, 2018 – Updated at 3 PM — 


Roads in PennDOT’s Northwest Region Closed Due to Flooding


Oil City, PA – The following state roads in PennDOT’s northwestern region are closed to through traffic due to flooding.

Crawford County:

  • Route 322 from Route 6 in the City of Meadville to Franklin Pike in West Mead Township.
  • Route 6 Eastbound from Willow Street to Mead Avenue in Meadville.
  • Route 173 from Lake Creek Road/Lippert Road in Wayne Township to Washington Street in Randolph Township.
  • Route 2040 (Spring Street) from Route 102 to Lincoln Avenue in the City of Meadville.
  • Route 1001 (Mystic Park Road) from Main Street in Hydetown Borough to Freemont Street in Steuben Township.
  • Route 1041 (Sparta Street/Fish Flats Road/Britton Run Road) from Garland Street in Centerville Borough to Route 77 in Sparta Township.
  • Route 1033 (Teepleville Road/New Richmond Road) from South Brownhill Road in Athens Township to Route 408 in Richmond Township.
  • Route 1016 (Mackey Hill Road/Miller Station Road/Brown Hill Road) from Route 6 in Cambridge Township to Miller Hill Road in Rockdale Township.

Erie County:

  • Route 6 from Route 19 in LeBoeuf Township to Main Street in Mill Village Borough.
  • Route 2001 (French Creek Road) from Route 6 to Flatt Road in LeBoeuf Township.
  • Route 2018 (Pleasant Street/Elgin Road) from Main Street in Elgin Borough to Route 89 in Concord Township.
  • Route 3011 (Pennside Road/Knapp Road) from Pennside Road to Carter Road in Conneaut Township.

Forest County:

  • Route 3004 (Nebraska Road) from German Hill Road to Sage Road in Green Township.
  • Route 1003 (Blue Jack Creek Road) from Route 66 in Howe Township to Route 666 in Howe Township.

Mercer County:

Warren County:

  • Route 3009 (Tidioute Creek Road) from Grant Street in Tidioute Borough to Karney Road in Triumph Township.
  • Route 3014 (Kane Road) from Route 27 to Coal Hill Road in Pittsfield Township.
  • Route 2004 (Horton Avenue) from Main Street to Route 6 in Sheffield Township.
  • Route 4001 (Piccadilly Hill Road/Scotts Crossing Road/ Sample Flats Road) from Route 426 in Columbus Township to Spencer Road/Grand Army to the Republic Highway in Columbus Township.

The roadways will reopen when conditions permit.

PennDOT urges motorists to be alert to water on roadways, obey warning signs and traffic control devices, and never drive through flooding or standing water on roads. Shallow, swiftly flowing water can wash a car from a roadway. Also, the roadbed may not be intact under the water.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 825 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAErie

Media contact: Jim Carroll, 814-678-7095

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Editor’s note: New information in this update is shown in boldfaced type.


2017 Political Forum at the Corry High School….Check out Facebook live



Use through Wednesday, Oct. 11:


A “primitive painting” class to create a turkey painting, just in time for Thanksgiving, is being offered by the Corry Higher Education Council and instructor Debbie Bird. Primitive painting involves painting on rough-cut lumber, oftentimes with 3-dimensional features. The turkey project class is being offered on Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., with a registration and payment deadline of noon Thursday, Oct. 12. The $39 cost includes all materials. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.


A one-day “do it yourself” decorating workshop with professional interior decorator JoAnne Lenart-Weary is scheduled by the Corry Higher Education Council for Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Topics will including identifying your decorating DNA, understanding colors, space planning, decorating fundamentals, and taking a room from “drab to fab.” Registration and payment for the $99 workshop are required by an early registration deadline of Thursday, Oct. 12. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.


Anyone interested in joining Mercyhurst University’s Associate Degree in Business or Associate Degree in Liberal Arts programs at the Corry Higher Education Council beginning in January are invited to meet with a Mercyhurst representative at the Hi-Ed on Thursday, Oct. 12, anytime between 4 and 6 p.m. Mercyhurst representative Steve Gregg will be available to discuss the programs, financial aid, and more. Significant tuition discounts are available to anyone who works for a business that is a member of the Corry Area Chamber of Commerce.


Use through Sunday, Oct. 15:


An opportunity for new or nearly new computer users to get an hour of personal, one-on-one instruction is being offered by the Corry Higher Education Council and instructor Garrett Culver. Sessions are available on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m. or 7:15 p.m. Registration and payment for either of the $39 sessions are required by noon Monday, Oct. 16. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.


Use through Monday, Oct. 16:


Learning to effectively listen to others is a skill that can be taught, and practiced. The Corry Higher Education Council and presenter Dan Monaghan are offering a primer on the topic in a workshop titled “Is Anybody Listening?” on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A “lunch & learn” event, it will include lunch while addressing such topics as becoming an active listener, what your body language says to others, asking pertinent questions and other simple tips that will facilitate communication with co-workers, family, friends and others. Registration and payment for the $90 workshop are required by noon Tuesday, Oct. 17. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.


Use through Monday, Oct. 16:


Cold weather and high utility bills are on their way, but a free workshop being offered by the Corry Higher Education Council will help homeowners identify ways to save energy and money. “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” will help identify common areas of home energy loss, and buttoning up one’s home with budget friendly, energy-efficient weatherization strategies. The free workshop will be held Thursday, Oct. 19 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Registration is required by noon Tuesday, Oct. 17. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.


Use through Wednesday, Oct. 18:


Foundational rules of photography for those who already understand their basic camera functions is the focus of “Photography with Donnie Rosie” being offered by the Corry Higher Education Council on four Mondays, Oct. 23 through Nov. 13, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Topics include the importance of a clear subject, natural lighting, storytelling with your photos, standard camera elements, business ideas and thoughts, the “rule of thirds,” and more. Registration and payment for the $59 class are required by noon Thursday, Oct. 19. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.




Use through Sunday, Oct. 22:


The largest seaborne invasion in history is the subject of a two-evening “Stories Behind D-Day” seminar being offered by the Corry Higher Education Council and presenter Dick Arthur. Arthur will outline the significant role Pennsylvanians played in D-Day, the key role played by the 16th Infantry Regiment on Omaha Beach, and personal encounters he has had with several D-Day participants. It will be held on Wednesdays, Oct. 25 and Nov. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. Registration and payment deadline for the $5 seminar is noon Monday, Oct. 23. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.




Use through Wednesday, Oct. 25:


An opportunity for one-on-one instruction in using various types of social media for personal or business use is being made available by the Corry Higher Education Council. In “One-on-One Social Media,” individuals can select an hour to meet with instructor Chelsea Oliver to learn to use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest. That could be from a complete beginner, to a business owner looking for assistance in using social media to boost their business. One-on-one sessions are available for $25 on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 5:30 or 6:45 p.m. Registration and payment for either opportunity are required by noon Thursday, Oct. 26. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405

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