Icy road conditions were a factor in a number of car accidents yesterday including one fiery crash that ended in the destruction of a vehicle. Erie County Authorities report that a Toyota RAV 4 was engulfed in flames shortly after 3:30AM in Summit Township when its driver collided with a utility pole after losing control on black ice on Peach Street. The vehicle’s driver was extracted by a nearby resident of the area who helped them to safety.
Erie County Poet Laureate Sean Thomas Daugherty will be visiting Edinboro University tomorrow night for a reading of his collective works at the William P. Alexander Music Center. The free event will take place at 7PM tomorrow night. Daugherty has been the author or editor of more than 20 full length books of poetry and is the recipient of a dozen national awards.
Meadville Medical Center has received more than one million dollars from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program to be used in the further development of its location in Vernon Township.