Work on the Flagship Niagara!

Category:  BloggERy
Friday, January 20th, 2012 at 7:32 PM
Work on the Flagship Niagara! by Jay Stevens
Mad Mariner

Attention Erie-ites! Have you ever wanted to sail a tall ship across the Great Lakes? Well, here in Erie you've got an opportunity. The Flagship Niagara needs wintertime volunteers to help maintain the ship. By volunteering to repair the ship, you earn tuition towards sail training and voyages with the Flagship Niagara.

Orientation for new volunteers happens tomorrow, Saturday, Januray 21. Show up at 9am in the Erie Maritime Mueseum lobby, located at 150 East Front Street, right down by the water in downtown Erie.

See you there.

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A $500,000 gift will allow Penn State Erie, The Behrend College to purchase high-tech equipment to help out students and local filmmakers.

Violence in Ferguson persists a month later, Chinese police officers teargas protestors, and the killer of a state trooper continues to lose police in the woods of Pennsylvania. This and more in your daily news update. 

Former Ohio Congressman James Traficant dies at age 73.

Apple's iPhone 6 tests user-generated encryption to protect personal information. 

Shootings and pandas and cows, oh my! Five news stories, summed up just for you.

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A look at The Unholy Murder of Ash Wednesday.

Erie’s USPS mail-sorting facility is on the chopping block, again.

The Violent Nature of the NFL and the Business of Football.

It's time we look in the mirror and stop saying "if-only."

MIAC brings gifted storyteller, singer-songwriter to Erie.

Erie's Y-Co Dances, circa the '60s, have made a comeback.

A look at the upcoming season -- plus a film twelve years in the making.

Two former Colonels have made the news, and we're pretty excited about it. 

The harrassment of women in the gaming industry.

Welcome to a whole new level of the King's Rook Club