CLASSIC CARS VISIT PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT STATION

Posted: August 27, 2015 8:17 am

Roughly a month ago, Kal Darres, owner of Petra Restaurant and the Sunset Café at TREC, came to me with a dilemma.  It seemed that a Toronto, Canada group, was making a trip to Erie and desired to stop at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center on the morning of August 10 and have breakfast and… View Article



MORNING AT PRESQUE ISLE LAGOONS

Posted: August 17, 2015 5:41 pm

  Finally I am feeling a bit better, so this morning I try a short walk on Presque Isle.  The morning is perfect,  still cool and sun swept with visibility as far as I can see on Presque Isle Bay.  The eastern sky still shows the very small remains of what was mostly a stunning… View Article



MEMORIAL DAY ON PRESQUE ISLE

Posted: June 4, 2015 10:22 am

It was a beautiful weekend to have a holiday. The park was a hub of activity from a sunrise to well after sunset. Just talking to a few people even before Friday, I knew that the park would be exceptionally busy. On Thursday while I was working to figure out how to set up a… View Article


NATURE PROVIDES A THEATRE

Posted: May 17, 2015 11:11 am

On my first walk in a long time on Presque Isle, it was pleasantly fresh, still a bit crisp, but not a raw morning like we experienced this winter.  My walk this morning took me down the old beach road starting at the Stull Center. The air was very serene, hardly a breeze coming over… View Article


SUNSCREEN AND SUN SAFETY

Posted: May 4, 2015 5:02 pm

It is getting to be that time of year when many of us worry about getting TOO MANY of those wonderful spring and summer sun rays. Sure, we all know that using sunscreen is important to protect us from getting burned and maybe even reduce the risk of developing melanoma. But do an of us… View Article


NEED YOUR HELP WITH NEW HISTORY OF PRESQUE ISLE BOOK – – due out in fall

Posted: April 26, 2015 6:51 pm

  As many of you know my latest book on Presque Isle called “Natural Impressions of Presque Isle” is out and selling quite well.    It is a 100 page, 127 image coffee hard-cover table book featuring color photos of the park, its animals, birds and insects plus an array of sunsets and sunrises.  These photos… View Article


PUBLIC TOURS OF PRESQUE ISLE LIGHTHOUSE TO BEGIN SOON

Posted: April 21, 2015 7:04 pm

As many of you already know, last fall working with DCNR and the Governor’s office, the Presque Isle Partnership and many interested people of the Erie community, a new 501 c (3) organization named “Presque Isle Light Station” was formed, and a 35-year lease of the Presque Isle Lighthouse initiated. The goal of the new… View Article



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