Ben Speggen

http://www.eriereader.com/author/ben-speggen
 

Writer. Reader. Observer. Enemy of inertia.  

Ben Speggen currently serves as a contributing editor at the Erie Reader. He served as the publication's managing editor from March 2011 to Sept. 2015. 

He also hosts the community affairs-based program Weekend All Things Erie on WQLN, which airs Saturday mornings at 7 and is available online.

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Dispatches from an American in Cuba 

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Analysis, commentary on Erie’s latest elections

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 at 12:26 PM

The day after Erie’s mayoral primary election

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Who will win, and who should win, as mayoral momentum mounts

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at 11:45 AM

With less than three weeks until polls open, Erie’s mayoral candidates weigh in on redevelopment, industry, and their plans for our city.

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 at 3:15 PM

How what we learn before the primary may matter through 2030 

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 3:00 PM

The crucial role of Erie City Council

 

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 at 3:45 PM

City faces stark choices in upcoming mayoral primary

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 2:45 PM

Get some holiday ink in exchange for donations

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 at 3:15 PM

Local politicians Breneman and Brennan unite to engage the community and combat Erie’s east side blight.

 

Erie Reader: Vol. 7, No. 15
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CURRENT

The endangered Piping Plover makes its way back to Erie after a 50 year absence.

Erie still getting its Sister Act together

Dispatches from an American in Cuba 

Award-winning woodcarver, Fredy Mallqui connects history and passion

 

Familial vibe keeps annual fest alive

IN THIS ISSUE

Erie still getting its Sister Act together

Dispatches from an American in Cuba 

Award-winning woodcarver, Fredy Mallqui connects history and passion

 

Familial vibe keeps annual fest alive

The chance to see Galactic Duo's Tony Grey and Ian Maciak should not be missed.

The Playhouse has planned a weekend of festivities to celebrate their 100th anniversary. 

Fleet Foxes hasn’t really skipped a beat since their first record in 2011.

The Erie Reader's list of top 10 favorite releases from the year so far.

Thick Skin

The tragedy of Trump’s decisions