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New Partnership Helping Millcreek Police Train for Emergency Situations

Thursday Sep 30th, 2021

Members of the Millcreek SWAT team on Thursday conducted a training exercise at a home on Cherry St. and W. Gore Rd.

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Land bank to demolish Union City house

Friday Aug 6th, 2021

Two houses in Union City acquired by the Erie County Land Bank could be for sale, while another house is slated for demolition.

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A last look inside the Girard Hotel

Wednesday Jun 23rd, 2021

Take a look inside the Girard Hotel, a fixture in downtown Girard since 1855, with Erie County Land Bank Executive Director Christie Mahany.


Historic Girard Hotel Coming Down Soon

Wednesday Jun 2nd, 2021

Erie News Now has learned that the demolition bid will be awarded next week to tear down the long vacant historic Girard Hotel.


Erie County Land Bank ‘just getting started’

Friday Aug 14th, 2020

The Erie County Land Bank, which operates in areas outside of the city of Erie, has acquired 12 properties over the past nine months and has demolished buildings on two of them.


Erie County Land Bank demolishes first structure in Union City

Friday Jun 5th, 2020

A tree fell on the property of 64 Market Street, which was totaled by insurance. It was then donated to the Erie County Land Bank for blight removal.

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What is the Erie County Land Bank?

Saturday Oct 19th, 2019

The Erie County Land Bank was created in 2018 with a purpose of acquiring, holding and transferring interest in real property throughout Erie County. The Erie County Land Bank deals with blighted, vacant and deteriorated property in a stabilizing way, said Christie Mahany, Erie County Land Bank coordinator.

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An eye on blight

Friday Mar 29th, 2019

Mahany, 38, says her understanding of the local market — and the effect blighted properties have on it — prepared her for her new job as coordinator of the year-old Erie County Land Bank, which is under the direction of the Erie County Department of Planning & Community Development.