John Evans Reports 10-07-11

House Proposal Seeks to Criminalize False Caller IDs By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) Whenever an advance in technology occurs, there are undoubtedly some unscrupulous individuals wishing to exploit the technology for their own personal gain. Unfortunately, scammers are now falsifying caller identification information displayed on both cell phones and landlines to trick people into think […]

At Peace With Yourself

At Peace With Yourself Contributed by: Rev. Joanne Rowden There is one person who has been a constant in your life from the moment you were born until the moment you will die…yourself! You are the person that you spend the most time with. The relationship that you cultivate with yourself will be reflected within […]

Evans’ 11th Annual Senior Expo Set for Oct. 12

Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) invites residents of the 5th District in Crawford and Erie counties to attend his 11th annual Senior Expo, set for Wednesday, Oct. 12, at St. John’s Parish Center in Girard. “I am excited to bring to area senior citizens my 11th Senior Expo, which has always been a hit with local […]

Wise Words 10-03-11

Reducing Medical Expenses: Part 1 by Dr. Rebecca Wise September is Prostate Health Month, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and November is Diabetes Awareness Month which together bring attention to some major health issues every autumn. But, some of the things you have to do to stay healthy seem like a hassle. So, let’s […]

GM v Northwestern Varsity (W) JV (L)

This weekend had General McLane facing off against the Northwestern teams. Friday night’s varsity game was also Northwesterns’ Homecoming, and ended with the Lancers getting another in the Win column with a final score of 14-7 bringing the season to 3-2 for the varsity squad. The Lancer JV team had a tougher time of it […]

John Evans Reports 09-30-11

State Agency Seeks Nominations for Historical Markers By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) The Edinboro and Erie County area boast a number of historical sites and people. In fact, Pennsylvania Historical Markers already designate Edinboro State Teachers College and Edinboro State College and honor such notable Erie County people as Ida Tarbell and Strong Vincent. A […]

Who Pushes Your Buttons?

Who Pushes Your Buttons? Contributed by: Rev. Joanne Rowden I don’t know about you, but I’ve often noticed that the very ones that I say I love the most are the very ones that I forget to being loving with…my family. One simple example showed up after my ordination last year. Kind and generous words […]

Sometimes You Need To Act

We enjoy many freedoms every day that many in the world could only dream of. The simple act of turning on a computer and viewing and writing what you feel being among them, and definitely denied to many. Still there are those who would dishonor those that gave and guarded freedoms that we have. This […]

It Will Be A “Nightmare On Snow Alley” Starting Oct 7th!

Want to see something really scary? The Cambridge Springs Fire Department and Ambulance Service is again sponsoring “NIGHTMARE ON SNOW ALLEY” Join in the scary fun every Friday and Saturday in October. The “Nightmare” is at the Cambridge Springs Carnival Grounds, 7:pm to 10:30pm (or later) Adults: $6 Children under 12 years of age $4. […]

Busy Weekend At General McLane

Homecoming weekend is always a busy weekend at General McLane and 2011 was no exception. Most of Friday had everyone looking at the weather radar and keeping their fingers crossed that the rain would stop by game time, and it did just that. A lighter than normal homecoming crowd gathered to watch the GM Lancers […]

Edinboro Rotary Sponsors 2011 Wellness Program October 8th

The Edinboro Rotary will sponsor a Wellness Program, AMBA Blood Screening Event on Saturday Oct 8th, from 6am to 10am. The event is again held at the Our Lady of the Lake Church, social center. The center is located at 128 Sunset Drive in Edinboro. If your health insurance doesn’t fully cover some of these […]

Weekend Power Loss Disrupts Business For Local Merchants.

In the early hours of Saturday, many in Edinboro experienced their electric power fluctuating and some had a complete power loss. Apparently the result of an auto accident north of Edinboro on Route 99, an electric pole and supply wires were damaged. All seemed well for most except at the Giant Eagle Plaza, where two […]

Wise Words 09-26-11

Flu Shot: Got yours? by Dr. Rebecca Wise Influenza (Flu) Influenza (or flu) is a highly contagious viral respiratory tract infection. An estimated 5 to 20 percent of the population in the US contract influenza each year and approximately 36,000 of those who get the flu will die from it or from complications. Influenza is […]

John Evans Report 09-23-11

Food Drives Held for Hunger Action Month By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) NOTE: Locally, donations can be dropped off at the Edinboro Food Pantry’s hours on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The pantry is located in the basement of the Edinboro Borough Building. As part of Hunger Action Month during September, I participated […]

Celebrate Life

Celebrate Life! Contributed by: Rev. Joanne Rowden Life is meant to be celebrated! What comes up within you when you hear that statement? Lots of things come to my mind. Have you seen the news lately; you do know that the world economy is a mess don’t you; don’t stick your head in the sand; […]

It’s a Barn Dance, Oct 15th, Goodell Gardens

October 1st from 6:30 to 8 pm will see members and friends gathering for a Barn Dance at Goodell Gardens. Celebrate October with Goodell Gardens and Special Guest! This all-ages show will be held in the Events Barn at Goodell Gardens. Special Guest is the perfect crunchy mix of modern rock and funk with a […]

Senior Expo with State Attorney General to be Held in Edinboro Sept 22nd

Together with the Office of the Pennsylvania Attorney General, Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) will be hosting a Senior Expo on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Parish in Edinboro. The event is being sponsored by Edinboro Manor and Senior Helpers and will include more than 35 […]

Important Notice About $200 Gas Card Contest

Many of you have already signed up for the $200 Gas Card Drawing and we thank you! The response has been great! Just a special note: The signup is a two stage process, after you fill out the form you will receive a confirming email (If you did not receive it, check your SPAM filter) […]

Wise Words 09-19-11

Flu Fact and Fiction: by Dr. Rebecca Wise What do you know about seasonal influenza? Stomach flu is the worst kind of flu. False – there is no such thing as “stomach flu”. Influenza is a respiratory illness. Stomach symptoms are usually from some other kind of microorganism. The CDC recommends that ONLY people 50 […]

Busy Weekend In The Area Sept 17/18

If you were bored last weekend and felt there was nothing to do…well….here is a quick recap of a couple things that you could have tried to chase the blues away. Saturday saw the final day of the Albion Fair, great fair weather this year. No Mud! Saturday morning there was a JV football game […]