Wise Words..07-25-11

Obesity by Dr. Rebecca Wise By now, you’ve probably heard the alarming reports. Since the 1970s, the prevalence of obesity in adults has doubled and the number of overweight children has tripled. As you know, this is not just a problem of appearance or self-esteem. Extra weight greatly increases the risk for many types of […]

Dave Barry Week At EdinboroOnline.com

If you are one of those who have enjoyed the writings of Dave Barry you will enjoy reading this weeks, Today’s Quote feature. We have selected some of Dave’s work to feature each day this week, we hope is stirs some memories or encourages you to hit the book store for a larger dose of […]

Salute to Scotland Bagpipe Festival, July 30th

Edinboro University’s summertime salute to its Scottish roots is taking shape as a day-long bagpipe competition and concert scheduled for Saturday, July 30. Highlighting up to 10 regional bagpipe bands, the Edinboro Bagpipe Festival will feature solo bagpipe competitions, band competitions, and an evening concert culminating in a massed bands presentation. All individual and band […]

John Evans Reports..07-22-11

PennDOT Service Provides Latest Travel, Construction Information By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) If you’ve ever been stuck in traffic due to a vehicle crash or construction project, you know how these delays can wreak havoc on your schedule. Wouldn’t it be nice to know about a delay before getting on the interstate so you could […]

Because You Care’s 16th Annual Walk for Small Animals

Many in the area are already aware of the work done by the members of Because You Care, in rescuing and caring for the furry friends on our lives. If you would like to help them in their work, here is your opportunity to do so and have an enjoyable day doing it. Because You […]

Nationally-Syndicated Organic Gardening Radio Show Host , Mike McGrath, Appearing at Goodell Gardens

Goodell Gardens to host organic gardening expert Mike McGrath Two-day event will include book signing, wine & cheese reception and Tea Time Talk Nationally-syndicated organic gardening radio show host and organic gardening columnist, Mike McGrath, will spend two days in Edinboro. As part of Goodell Gardens’ Tea Time Talk educational series, McGrath will present “Get […]

Lancer Letter.. 07-19-11

Understanding Cyber Charter Schools, Part 1 by Richard Scaletta Every time I have a conversation with someone about charter schools, specifically cyber charters, the person tells me that no one understands what I’ve explained and I should let people know. So, people, I’m letting you know. Charter schools are independent, public schools that receive a […]

Wise Words..07-18-11

Heartburn by Dr. Rebecca Wise Heartburn. It’s no wonder so many people are confused about it. After all, it has nothing to do with your heart. Heartburn earned its name from the burning sensation it causes in the middle of your chest – a feeling that may also be accompanied by a sour or bitter […]

Farmers Market and Fresh Produce Time Is Here!

This is a great time of the year, fresh fruits and vegetables are everywhere! Our local Farmers Market, at Goodell Gardens, is going strong and growing. Place a big circle on Wednesday, every week through September 14th. That’s the day the barn at Goodell comes alive with fresh items from many of the areas local […]

Concert Band of NW Pennsylvania “Sports & Games” Concert July20th

On Wednesday, July 20th, the Band will close its 2011 Edinboro series by presenting a theme suggested by saxophonist, Carrie Szermeta of Cambridge Springs. All the music will be related to “Sports and Games”. Tom Whalen of McKean will be the trumpet soloist in a modern version of the classic of the bullring, “La Virgen […]

Tiger Maple String Band provides “A Little Night Music” July 22nd

Those who enjoy the sounds of the Tiger Maple String Band can come to Goodell Gardens, July 22nd from 7 to 9pm, where they will provide “A Little Night Music” Goodell Gardens is becoming known for it enjoyable and affordable music programs and this should be no exception. Bring a lawn chair and relax while […]

John Evans Reports..07-15-11

New Law Toughens Penalties for Drug Deliveries Resulting in Death By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) One of the new laws enacted this summer will strengthen the penalties for those who deliver illegal drugs and death occurs. This situation happens when an individual dies from the drug, either by an overdose or as a result of […]

Lancer Letter..07-12-11

Shrinking and Shifting by Richard Scaletta We are shrinking and shifting. Our school enrollment is shrinking while our community population shifts into “maturity.” In short, our community is reflecting the national trend of an aging population. In 1960, 50% of the nation was school age. Those kids in grades K-12 then went to college, got […]

66th Annual North East Fireman’s Cherry Festival July 12-16

The 66th Annual North East Fireman’s Cherry Festival this week, July 12 thru 16th, at 40 North Lake Street, in North East. This annual event has not only become a major fundraiser for the fire department, but an event much anticipated all over western PA and eastern New York. Rides for the kids, lots of […]

“Tuesdays With Lori” Returns To Goodell Gardens Through Aug 2nd.

The very popular children’s series “Tuesdays with Lori” has returned to Goodell Gardens now through August 2nd. Our kids concert series features local musician Lori Burke, who will sing traditional folk songs and childrens music. Cost is $2.50 per child for members and $3 per child for non-members. Concert time is 11am until Noon. Bring […]

Wise Words…07-11-11

Carpal Tunnel by Dr. Rebecca Wise Have you ever noticed a numbing or tingling sensation in your fingers or hands? Maybe you’ve heard of carpal tunnel syndrome and wondered whether it could be the cause of your discomfort. With such an ominous-sounding name, though, this condition may be a firsthand experience you’re inclined to ignore. […]

Waterford Heritage Days July 15,16,17

The Waterford community will again celebrate Heritage Days, July 15th through the 17th. A great lineup of entertainment, with a variety of contests, parades, exhibits, crafts and food, with something for just about everyone. Summer is a great time for meeting and sharing some time with old friends. What better place to do it than […]

John Evans Reports… 07-08-11

New Law Seeks to Make Public Information More Accessible By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) One of the new laws passed at the end of the spring legislative session will help make it easier to find out information about state spending and revenue. Act 18 of 2011 establishes an online, searchable database of all state government […]

A “Little Night Music” Continues at Goodell Gardens July 8

Goodell Gardens is becoming known for it’s enjoyable and affordable music programs, and this year will be no exception. Another such event is scheduled for Friday, July 8th, 7-9 pm -The series, “A Little Night Music” will present the – Picks and Hammers. Bring a lawn chair and relax while listening to great music in […]

Edinboro Lakeside Association Presents Edinboro VFD With $5000 Check.

Edinboro Lakeside Association presented a check for $5,000 on the 4th of July at Edinboro Lake to the Edinboro Volunteer Fire Department. The money was the half of the proceeds from The Edinboro Lakeside Association Home Tour held on June 5th. The Volunteer Fire Dept plan on using the funds to put toward the purchase […]