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Remembering A&P Stores in Erie, PA ~ We Still Use Our A&P Sewing Kit From The Early 20th Century: Christine’s Chronicles

By Christine Lorraine Morgan ~ Oct. 1, 2022 We still use this sewing kit from the A & P Store, which was previously owned by a local person who was born in 1912. Gotta love the instructions on how to use … Continue reading

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See photos of the historic Waterford Hotel, which was built in the 1840s: Christine’s Chronicles

by Christine Lorraine Morgan ~ Sept. 29, 2022 One of Erie County’s historic treasures, the Waterford Hotel was built as a private home in the 1840s by Samuel Hutchins. It still stands at 213 High St. “It was sold at … Continue reading

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Introducing the 2022 Albion Fair Queen and Court: Christine’s Chronicles

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Hey Ho and Away We Go ~ It’s Time for the Albion Fair! See the sights and colorful highlights in this Picture Show of the 2022 Fair: Christine’s Chronicles

By Christine Lorraine Morgan ~ September 17, 2022 This is the Fair view that greets visitors as they approach the excitement. Now that’s no bull! (Okay, it is) Adorable fuzzy goat family. Page Quick (left) 1st runner up and Kendal … Continue reading

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Watch “Lunar Moment 9” video featuring the harvest moon on Sept. 9, 2022: Christine’s Chronicles

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See the brilliant harvest moon of 2022 in celestial conjunction with Jupiter: Christine’s Chronicles

Basking beneath the beautiful harvest moon of 2022 ~ as observed over western Erie County.  Beyond the brilliant full moon, there was also a celestial conjunction as Jupiter teamed up with its lunar partner to illuminate the night sky. by Christine … Continue reading

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Catch a glimpse of Erie, PA’s Firefighters, Past and Present: Christine’s Chronicles

The engraved name is “Engine Co. No. 5” in this early 20th century photo of the firehouse at 832 East Avenue in Erie, PA. It has since been reassigned as Engine Company No. 8. The good news is it’s still … Continue reading

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Reviewing George Washington’s historical presence in Erie County, PA: Christine’s Chronicles

by Christine Lorraine Morgan ~ August 27, 2022 On the south side of Waterford’s Eagle-Hotel stands a life-sized commemoration to the nation’s first President, George Washington, posed in a manner to represent the fulfillment of his first public mission. The … Continue reading

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What is an actual pipe dream? Where did that phrase originate? Read this to find out: Christine’s Chronicles

Shocking! Looked up the origin of the phrase “pipe dream,” and the result is enough to create a “buzz” (so to speak). Not sure if I’ll say this phrase anymore since I’ve never smoked opium because it’s far too dangerous … Continue reading

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The phone rings… You don’t know who’s calling: Christine’s Chronicles

Picture this…The phone rings. You have no idea who is calling or what they want. You pick up the receiver and tentatively say “hello?” You hear a voice at the other end of the connection say “There you are!” Your … Continue reading

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