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 […]

Edinboro’s “Copper Coin” Is No More…..

The sign at the Copper Coin that says “Will reopen July 15”, and normally this time of year it generally means the owners are taking a well deserved break and enjoying a short vacation. In this case, however, it’s a bit different. Bill Correll, current owner of Charlie’s Pub & Eatery, will take over ownership […]

When Was The Last Time You Read It? Happy Birthday, America!

Follows is a transcription of the Declaration of Independence. If you haven’t read it for awhile, or if you never have, take some time on this very important day in our country’s history, to read it and soak it in. Happy 4th of July! The Declaration of Independence: A Transcription IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. […]

“A Concert in the Sousa Style” at Cole Auditorium July 6

The next Edinboro appearance, of the Concert Band of Northwest Pennsylvania, “A Concert in the Sousa Style” will be on Wednesday, July 6 at 7:00 pm. The concert will be a shortened version of a typical concert of the Sousa Band. The soloist will be Susan Scott, mezzo-soprano, a graduate of Edinboro University. She will […]

Game Commission Endorses Sunday Hunting

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Game Commission today endorsed removing the prohibition on hunting on Sundays in Pennsylvania, which is the basis of legislation being sponsored by Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford). The endorsement of Sunday hunting came at a meeting of the Board of Game Commissioners in Harrisburg by a vote of 4-3. One commissioner abstained. […]

She Rode A Pogo Stick To Raise Money…26 Miles!

Karyn Puller had a desire to raise money to fight child exploitation. She set a goal to pogo stick 26 miles!! by June 30 to help Love146. Love146 is a non-profit organization who globally fights against the tragic injustice of forced prostitution and slavery of children. Her goal was met when she completed the 26 […]

New Restaurant Coming To Edinboro

A new sign went up recently at the old Valerios Italian Restaurant. Compadres Mexican Restaurant is adding another location to their growing list here in Edinboro. The sign only says “Coming Soon” but at least the vacant restaurant will soon be filled and local residents will have yet another dining choice. While no other information […]

Boro Women’s Services Has Double Event Planned for July 9th

Boro Women’s Services has a big day planned on July 9th. The day will start with a Poker Run, with the assistance of the Erie Motorcycle Club. Registration cost is $7 and begins at 9:30am with the first bikes departing at 10AM. Then from 12Noon till 2pm Come have some Family Fun! All Kids from […]

Wise Words…06-27-11

DRUGSTORES by Dr. Rebecca Wise When you need a prescription filled, how do you decide where to go? Convenience and price are the factors that drive most of us. I’d like to suggest that there are additional factors to consider. In fact, there are many reasons to think and act locally, not only to get […]

Free Outdoor Movie at Edinboro University, July 1st

All Outdoor Movies are free and open to the public. Edinboro University is again presenting it’s series of summer outdoor movies for the community to enjoy. This weeks feature is “Justin Beiber – Never Say Never” The feature is Rated G In the case of rain on Friday, the movie will be moved into the […]

July Is Going To Be A Busy Month In the Area

Anybody look at the July calendar yet? Sure is crowded with an abundance of great family things to do. Just a short list includes, EUP’s Outside Movie series continuing, a Charity Poker Run to benefit the Boro Womens Services, Greekfest in Millcreek, Cherry Fest in North East, Waterford Heritage Days, and the Edinboro Highland Games. […]

John Evans Reports..06-24-11

Castle Doctrine Set to Become Law By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) Legislation that will further protect law-abiding citizens who use self-defense when faced with an imminent threat is on the governor’s desk to be signed into law. House Bill 40, known as the Castle Doctrine, clarifies state law so that legal protection is afforded to […]


To many it seemed as though it would never come. A cold and wet spring seemed to linger way too long, but the signs are there that summer is here. For many this is the time of discovery, discovering what “special” item that possibly could have been destined for the landfill is your next treasure […]

Lancer Letter..06-21-11

What? You work in the summer!? by Richard Scaletta Even though I’ve been a school administrator for 24 years, I still run into people who assume that school administrators do not work in the summer. If school administrators and their office staffs did not work in the summer, the first day of school would be […]

Wise Words..06-20-11

Multivitamins by Dr. Rebecca Wise Multivitamins What’s one of the best—and cheapest—insurance policies you can buy? Well, some experts consider it the bottle of multivitamins that sits on your kitchen table. Vitamins are substances that your body needs to grow and function the right way, ones your body can’t produce by itself. Not everyone agrees […]

Get Fit With “7 Minute Workout”

7 Minute Workout…..that’s an oxymoron isn’t it? I mean how is this possible? Best of all it really WORKS! This unique innovative exercise and weight loss system is the brainchild of Joel Therien and co-founder Chris Reid. It is called 7 Minute Workout and is taking the Fitness and Weight Loss Industry by storm. It […]