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, 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.

 

Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at 3:15 PM

Looking back on the life of an Erie sports icon. 

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 2:45 PM

Forging ahead with Velocity Network and Behrend’s AMIC. 

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at 10:30 AM

And if it wants to succeed, Erie must experiment.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan follows through on a free education plan for local high school grads.

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ex-convicts deserve a fair chance at employment. 

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 at 5:30 PM

Playwright Richard Boler debuts a new one-act comedy in Erie.

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 at 1:45 PM

The divisive conversation continues. 

Erie Reader: Vol. 7, No. 6
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DD ... check. Go get some of your Patty's on at Sprague Farm and Brew Works!

Exiting the criminal justice system in Erie

Don’t miss what Sergei Isupov has to say.

Dishing up deliciousness and lessons in your own kitchen 

Serving up your St. Patty’s weekend

IN THIS ISSUE

Exiting the criminal justice system in Erie

Don’t miss what Sergei Isupov has to say.

Dishing up deliciousness and lessons in your own kitchen 

Serving up your St. Patty’s weekend

Enjoy the hometown sounds of Flora, This American Song, and The Honest Mistakes at Bobby’s Place.

Process is one of the most remarkable debut albums in recent memory.

Tom Weber: filmmaker

Mic Check

Everything you didn’t know about the “bookness” of books

What the gift of your time means to our community