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Extreme HistoERIE: The Earliest Years of Erie, PA 1795 to 1884: Xtine’s 20 questions

If you know who’s buried at the Wayne blockhouse in Erie, PA then take this quiz! Even if you don’t know, take the quiz anyway! Continue reading

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Cash – the great Confuser of the 21st Century: Christine’s Chronicles

Cash used to be King, but has since been demoted to Undesirable status in our plastic-laden society. Continue reading

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What Fun We Had at The Skyway Drive-In, Erie PA: Christine’s Chronicles

It’s time to remember the nostalgic cinematic candy otherwise known as the drive-in movie. Here’s the Skyway in Erie, PA Continue reading

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The Beautiful Elinor Dunn was personal maid to movie director Cecil B. Demille’s wife: Christine’s Chronicles

Restored this photo of my lovely maternal Grandmother Elinor (Santi) Dunn. In doing so I realize she is wearing a white carnation, pearls, furs and white flowers in her hatpiece. Might this have been her wedding day? From what I … Continue reading

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Little Italy Erie, PA ~ Grandma survived the Great Depression and continued to live that way into the 1980s: Christine’s Chronicles

Even though it was 1980, Grandma Augustina (Sunseri) Frazzini on W. 18th lived as though the great Depression was still going on. Her electric bill was about $5 a month because her house remained unlit after dark, and she bought a … Continue reading

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Anthology of bad Jokes: Christine’s Chronicles

Yes, I’ve been told to stick to the facts, m’am, when writing. However, occasionally a “joke” rears its not-too-funny head in my brain, and this sort of nonsense erupts because of it. p.s. If any of these jokes gives you … Continue reading

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Wondering what to do with your hand weights? Here’s the Answer! Catch the moves here in Weight Workout Woman’s 12-minute routine

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Here’s where to see photos and a video of St. Paul’s Italian Festival in Erie, PA ~ August 8, 2021: Christine’s Chronicles

Please enjoy this photo presentation of this year’s Italian Festival at St. Paul’s Church in Erie, PA. A video showing highlights of the Italian dancers, the Procession and other glimpses of festivities can be found beneath the pictures. Click on … Continue reading

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Check out these photos and three-minute video presentation of Dan Rice Days 2021 in Girard, PA: Christine’s Chronicles

Dan Rice, one of America’s best-known circus personalities in the 19th century, spent his winters in Girard, PA. 100 years later, the town continues to celebrate the contributions he made to improve this Erie County, PA town with a yearly … Continue reading

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President Abraham Lincoln Dined in Erie, PA on his way to Washington to be inaugurated in March 1861

President Abraham Lincoln Dined in Erie PA on His Way To Be Inaugurated Continue reading

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