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Entries for October 2013

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This morning, Mayor Sinnott announced the opening of the new Norman Way Bridge. The bridge will be open to traffic after 1:00 p.m.  The new bridge replaces a structure that was constructed in 1954. The previous structure had been posted to a weight limit of only 5 tons and required a reduction in usable width due to structural deficiencies. The bridge is located just east of the intersection of Norman Way and SR 0505 (Glenwood Park Avenue) and carries traffic over Mill Creek.


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Gannon University Gives Gift to the City of Erie
Gannon University is giving back to the City of Erie today.  The University announced that they are giving a cash contribution of half a million dollars, which will be used for public safety initiatives.

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On Sunday, October 13th, the City’s annual fall leaf collection begins. Once again this year, residents may continue placing all compostable items (yard, garden and leaf waste) in open hard containers on their regularly scheduled refuse night throughout the fall season. For those with large quantities of leaves, green biodegradable bags may also be used. Clear bags or any other bags will not be accepted.