Your Help Is Needed!

First, if you are a regular reader of we would like to thank you. The visitor list is growing everyday and for that we are very appreciative. BUT, there always seems to be a “but” and this one is we would like your help. Basically, more than anything else can be thought of […]

In All Things Give Thanks

In all things give thanks Contributed by: Rev. Joanne Rowden Byron Katie, author of Loving What Is, tells us, “The only time we suffer is when we believe a thought that argues with what is.” How often do you find yourself arguing with what is occurring in the moment? • “My children should call me […]

Lancer Letter..08-31-11

Miracle Machine Back Online by Richard Scaletta We’re off and running! Students returned to school this Tuesday and the miracle machine is back in operation! I refer to the daily operation of the district as a miracle because every day, small miracles happen. Consider Tom Henning and his talented, professional bus drivers. Each day, they […]

2011 Waterford Community Fair Sept 5th to 10th

The 74th Annual, 2011 edition of the Waterford Community Fair will be held Sept 5 thru 10 at the Waterford Fairgrounds, Waterford, PA. Agricultural exhibits, rides, truck-tractor-horse pulls, lots of great food, and plenty of LIVE music! Area favorites Tennessee Back Porch will perform at the grandstand Saturday evening. Saturday Sept 10 is Senior Day […]

2011 Erie Irish Festival September 16,17,18

It’s only “half way to St. Patrick’s Day” but the Irish Festival is here again. The Erie Irish Festival was created in 1993 to bring together folks for a day of Celtic culture and celebration. Initially held at the Cauley Center at St. Patrick Church, for the past several years the festival has been at […]

67th Annual Albion Fair Scheduled for Sept 13th to 17th

Promoted as the biggest “little” fair around, the 67th edition of the Albion Area Fair is scheduled for September 13th through 17th. In case you are wondering what there is to do at the fair….here is a short list: Ride the Historic Albion Carousel, balloon artists, dairy milking parlor, Fair Queen contest, garden tractor pull, […]

It’s a Barn Dance! September 10th

September 10 from 6 to 8 pm will see members and friends gathering for a Barn Dance at Goodell Gardens. It’s a Dessert Potluck and Barn Dance! a Traditional Country Band will play, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Stop by early and bring a dessert to share, beginning at 6 p.m. New to square dancing? No […]

General McLane Hosts LMBA Marching Band Exhibition Sept 10th

Would you like to see what all those hours of practice this summer was about? General McLane will host the first event of the Lakeshore Marching Band Association 2011 season on September 10th. The General McLane Preview Show is the day when all the bands get to preview their 2011 program and show everyone what […]

Early Flu Shots Available

In case you haven’t noticed, the nights are getting cooler, the clouds have a different look, produce that has been growing all summer is being harvested, and all the signs of a season change are in the air. Along with this we begin to hear the cry to get your flu shots. Unless you are […]

John Evans Reports 08-26-11

Senior Expo with State Attorney General, Edinboro Manor, Senior Helpers to be Held in Edinboro By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) Together with the Office of the Pennsylvania Attorney General, we are 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 […]

Wise Words..08-25-11

Skin rashes by Dr. Rebecca Wise A rash is a rash is a rash, right? Wrong. In fact, there are so many different types of skin rashes, you may find it hard to keep track of them all. Here’s a brief overview of just 10 of the more common types of skin rashes. 1. Eczema […]


Meditation Contributed by: Rev. Joanne Rowden This past week I was visiting one of my favorite markets. As is typical, I struck up a conversation with the “produce girl.” We often exchange a few words as I am picking out the perfect banana or avocado for my week. The conversation is often typical, “Is it […]

Lancer Letter..08-23-11

The Life Cycle of a Tomato by Richard Scaletta Even the smallest home garden usually contains at least one tomato plant. When the tomato first enters the garden, it is usually a seedling. The first weeks are concentrated on green, growing the plant taller and expanding the number of stems and leaves. Then come the […]

Friends of Lancer Football Fundraiser Finds Early Success

Friends of Lancer Football kicked off a new fundraiser this season called the Lancer Football Jackpot. This fundraiser has replaced their annual Reverse Raffle, and so far it seems it will be a success. Essentially, the boosters will sell 300 tickets at $50 each. At each of our five (5) home games this season there […]

John Evans Reports..08-19-11

PA 529 College Savings Program Offers Free Online Enrollment Through Aug. 31 By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) One of the toughest financial decisions a parent makes is how to afford higher education. As a parent and as a member of the Tuition Account Program (TAP) Advisory Board, I understand these frustrations. To help parents, the […]

Michael Koester Named New Head Coach of Blue Dolphins Swim Team

Michael Koester of Edinboro has been named the new head coach of the County YMCA Blue Dolphins swim team. Koester began competitive swimming at age 9 for the St Luke/Mount Calvary swim team in Erie. A few summers from the ages of 9 through 14, and all through high school he swam on the Blue […]

Wattsburg Erie County Fair v.2011

It’s that time of year when it seems like it’s just one fair after another, probably because it is! The 2011 version of the Wattsburg Erie County Fair will take place August 28th thru Sept 3rd, at the fairgrounds on RT8, in Wattsburg, PA This year marks the fairs 127th year. As always this event […]

“A Little Night Music” Series Continues At Goodell Gardens – August 26

Goodell Gardens is becoming known for it’s enjoyable and affordable music programs, and this year will be no exception. The last of this seasons “A Little Night Music” series is scheduled for Friday, August 26th, 7-9 pm – and will present the – Dixie Doodlers, offering Dixieland Jazz from seasoned musicians, this group is sure […]

Wise Words..08-16-11

The Power of Meditation by Dr. Rebecca Wise Worry, anxiety and stress can be more than distractions. Continually replaying in your mind daily problems and fears can affect your mental and physical health. By controlling your attention as you meditate, you begin to feel more relaxed and at peace. And this peacefulness usually lasts far […] Teams Up With WCTL has joined forces with WCTL Radio. 106.3FM WCTL is owned and operated by Inspiration Time, Inc., a non-profit corporation dedicated to excellence in Christian media. 106.3 WCTL serves the Erie, PA metro area with your favorite Contemporary Christian Music and great teaching 24 hours a day! WCTL also has an award winning sports broadcasting […]