Phyllis E. Vatter

Phyllis E. Vatter

Phyllis E. Vatter, 93, of Edinboro, formerly of Lakewood, Ohio, died at home on Sunday, January 14, 2018. She was born in Edinboro, on August 12, 1924, the daughter of the late Albert and Iva Vatter. Phyllis graduated from Edinboro High School and attended Edinboro State Normal School, Fenn College and Cleveland State University. During […]

Dr. James Ray Kennedy

Dr. James Ray Kennedy

Dr. James Ray Kennedy, Ph.D., 85, of Edinboro died Saturday, January 13, 2018 at UPMC Hamot. He was born in California, PA on January 25, 1932, the son of the late James and Katherine Kennedy. Jim was a 1953 graduate of California State College (now California University of PA) and later received his Masters and […]

Todays Quote 01-12-18

Todays Quote 01-12-18

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. ~ Albert Einstein

Todays Quote 01-10-18

Todays Quote 01-10-18

I admire the serene assurance of those who have religious faith. It is wonderful to observe the calm confidence of a Christian with four aces. ~ Mark Twain

Todays Quote 01-08-18

Todays Quote 01-08-18

I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They’ve experienced pain and bought jewelry. ~ Rita Rudner

Remembering a Fallen Veteran

Remembering a Fallen Veteran

Sadly, one of the Vietnam veterans honored at my recent pinning ceremony has left this world for a better place. Gary E. Webster (pictured in the tan jacket, above) passed away recently. This proud Marine earned a Purple Heart for wounds sustained in July 1966. Two of the highlights in his life were meeting John […]

Delozier to Introduce Bill to Protect Second Amendment Rights as Part of Opioid Addiction State of Emergency

Delozier to Introduce Bill to Protect Second Amendment Rights  as Part of Opioid Addiction State of Emergency

HARRISBURG – Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) today circulated a co-sponsorship memo to address a possible unintended consequence to Second Amendment rights as a result of the governor’s declaration of a state of emergency in the fight against opioid addiction. Delozier noted the House and Senate have worked together over the past several years to pass […]

Sen. Brooks’ Edinboro Office to Host Veterans’ Representative on Feb. 14, March 14

Sen. Brooks’ Edinboro Office to Host Veterans’ Representative  on Feb. 14, March 14

HARRISBURG –(January 11, 2018) On the second Wednesday of every month, a claims consultant with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sen. Michele Brooks’ Edinboro District Office to assist veterans with benefit claims. The consultant, Shelly Messina, is available each month at Sen. Brooks’ office […]

Pa. Senator Brooks Named to Blue-Ribbon Commission to Support Firefighters

Pa. Senator Brooks Named to Blue-Ribbon Commission to Support Firefighters

HARRISBURG (January 11, 2018) – Sen. Michele Brooks has been tapped to serve on a special Senate commission charged with studying the state’s response to the declining number of firefighters in Pennsylvania. In recent years, the number of volunteer firefighters has dwindled to startling numbers, from 300,000 to 50,000. Brooks was chosen for the post […]

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