McKean Is Planning A Celebration Of Its’ Sesquicentennial

McKean Borough may be among the smaller in Pennsylvania, but it is certainly not the youngest. McKean is planning a celebration of its’ Sesquicentennial. A look back into history shows us that originally called Middleboro, McKean Borough was formed out of McKean Township in 1861. At about two-thirds of a mile square, on the Edinboro […]

Wise Words….08-02-11

Performance-enhancing Drugs by Dr. Rebecca Wise With the urge to get an edge, even young athletes today are tempted by the “promise” of performance-enhancing drugs. In fact, kids in middle school are trying them. Are they following in the footsteps of their professional sports role models? Performance-enhancing drugs carry big risks for both men and […]

Robbins, Evans Announce State Funding for Two Crawford County Projects

HARRISBURG – Two projects in Crawford County will receive funding through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PennVEST) to help improve drinking water and treat wastewater, announced Sen. Robert Robbins (R-Crawford) and Rep. John Evans (R-Crawford/Erie). Specifically, Conneautville Borough was awarded a $940,000 low-interest loan to construct more than a mile of new water distribution line […]

Fun For The Entire Family At Dan Rice Days, Aug 4 to 6, Girard, PA

Fun for the Entire Family! Events begin Thursday evening with the Opening Ceremony followed by the ever popular Clown Contest and opening night entertainment. Grab a bite to eat or browse area crafters and organizational booths. Friday arrives and the luring smells of kettle corn, funnel cake and hot sausage sandwiches fill the air. Booths […]

John Evans Reports..07-29-11

Why Scams Often Target Senior Citizens By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) All too often, many scammers target senior citizens as their potential victims. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released several reasons why senior citizens are often the victims of scams. The FBI has found that older Americans are more likely to own their […]

Homecoming Parade Will Again Pass Through The Streets Of Edinboro

UPDATED: 07-28-11 8:38PM For as many years as many local residents can remember, the Edinboro University parade has passed through the streets of the Boro, for the past three it has not. There is probably no useful purpose in discussing why, be it politics or arbitrary or well meaning decision, it just was changed. Most […]

Support Our Troops Should Be More Than Just A Saying!

In the archives of is a video. (Click HERE to view it) This video was posted many months ago and although it has been viewed countless times, we would like to invite you to do so again. At the end of the video is a web address that will take you to a page […]

St. Paul’s Italian Festival Scheduled For August 12, 13, &14

Summer in NW Pennsylvania is never a place to be on a diet. All the picnics, carnivals, and ethnic festivals are tougher on the waistline than Thanksgiving & Christmas. This August will be no exception. The Annual St. Paul’s Italian Festival is scheduled for August 12, 13, and 14. The Festival is also a celebration […]

73rd Annual Save An Eye Football Game Scheduled for July 29th

The 73rd Annual Erie Lions Club Save an Eye Football Game will be played on Friday July 29, 2011 at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium. Kick off is scheduled for 7:00pm. The County Squad will include six from GM Kyle Shin, Zach Lucas, Travis Bryant, Derek Schultz, Alan Buckel, and Josh Niswonger. Fort LeBoeuf players include Casey […]

Lancer Letter..07-26-11

Understanding Cyber Charter Schools, Part 2 by Richard Scaletta I have a great idea to save time and money. This year, we will have an online commencement for the class of 2012. Each speech and musical selection will be filmed and put on a website. Pomp and Circumstance will play in the background. The site […]

Re-construction at Walker Brothers Nears Completion

A quick tour around Walker Brothers Chevrolet in Edinboro will find all the pieces of the puzzle coming together. After almost a year and a half the reconstruction from a roof cave-in following a February snowstorm is coming to an end. Craig Walker said he hopes everything is done and they can have a grand […]

Tasty Tips Make Eating For Heart Health Easy

When it comes to your heart, what you eat matters, but that doesn’t mean having to fill your plate with bland foods. Getting your family to eat with their hearts in mind can be both fun and delicious. Make sensible eating a family affair with a fresh and flavorful choices and these heart-healthy tips from […]

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

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 […]