John Evans Reports…05-06-11

Bill Would Prohibit Unsolicited Text Messages from Advertisers By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) In this day and age of modern technology moving by leaps and bounds, text messaging is becoming an increasingly popular and effective way for businesses and advertisers to reach new customers. However, to many people on the receiving end of these text […]

Snap Fitness Trains Warriors

–Snap Fitness realizes that there are many ways through which people strive to be active. They endeavor to be physically, socially, and spiritually active. We work with our gym members who look to become more physically active. Our members work hard to reach their personal physical fitness goals. Many community members also attempt to be […]

Department of State Changes Passport Application Requirements, Says Evans

HARRISBURG – In conjunction with the U.S. Department of State and the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) would like to inform residents of important changes to passport application requirements. The U.S. Department of State has made it mandatory for the full names of an applicant’s parent or parents to be listed on […]

Edinboro, Bloomin’ Purple!

The “Beautification” committee with the Edinboro Growth Initiative after discussion, decided to start an initiative to help build community spirit. It is not a mandate, only a suggestion, and they are hoping there will be many that will become part of it. Many businesses and homeowner’s already put in flower gardens and they applaud each […]

Edinboro VFD Dinner Scheduled for May 12th

The monthly fund raiser dinner of the Edinboro Volunteer Fire Dept will be held May 12th. The dinner includes: Ham & Potato Casserole, Broccoli, Dinner Roll, and Judi’s Dish Dessert. The cost is $7. Dinner is served from 5 to 7pm. Take out is available. All proceeds will benefit the Edinboro VFD. Support our firemen […]

Boro Women’s Services Indoor Garage Sale May 7th

It’s getting to be that time of year again, well it’s supposed to be anyway, Garage Sale Time! Boro Women’s Services is having their spring INDOOR garage sale May 7th, check out the flier below for full details. ***************************************************************************************************** Boro Women’s Services is a collaborative Edinboro-Cambridge Springs area organization which provides free and confidential services […]

Wise Words… 05-04-11

Caffeine by Dr. Rebecca Wise Present naturally in more than 60 different plants, caffeine comes to us compliments of the coffee bean, kola nut, tea leaf, and cacao pod, among others. Caffeine is widely recognized as the most popular mood-altering drug in the world. For anyone who wakes up and smells the coffee (or tea), […]

Lancer Letter 05-03-11

Budget Updatet by Richard Scaletta The budget cuts to education proposed by Governor Corbett are getting a great deal of attention in the press these days. As districts struggle to balance their budgets, parents are coming to understand what impact it will have on their children’s education. Rallies are being held and two mothers sponsored […]

John Evans Reports….04-29-11

Be Prepared for Weather Emergencies By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) With all of the major weather disasters that have occurred during the past couple of weeks within Pennsylvania and across the southern portion of the United States, it is always a good idea to make sure you are prepared for emergencies. The most important plan […]

Wise Words…..04-26-11

What is Poison Ivy and How Can I Avoid It? by Dr. Rebecca Wise First, poison ivy does not contain poison. It is actually an allergen that about 85% of people have a reaction to. There are three different plants that Americans collectively call “poison ivy”: poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. They each […]

Lancer Letter.. 04-26-11

We’ve Got Talent by Richard Scaletta If you were asked a question and could only conceive of two possible responses, your answer would be limited. Each possibility would have a 50% chance of being chosen. Middle school is a time when children ask many questions of themselves: Who am I? Who will I be? What […]

Today’s Quote 04-24-11 Happy Easter!

Easter being a special day for many, we offer two quotes….one for smiling….one for thinking and remembering the reason for the day. All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt! ~ Lucy Van Pelt Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is […]

John Evans Reports…04-22-11

Bill to Prohibit Dangerous Chemicals in Certain Bath Salts By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) To help discourage the prevalence of new chemical compounds that are being used to get high by drug users, the House has passed legislation to ban the chemicals in products sold in Pennsylvania. Within the past few months, instances of people […]

Lancer Letter 04-19-11

Words That Annoy by Richard Scaletta (To be read in the style of Andy Rooney.) Have you ever noticed how certain words and phrases come into vogue and are then overused? Take for example the word “crisis” and its use by television news anchors. It seems that in the war of superlatives, everything must be […]

Relay fo Life Scheduled for June 4 – 5, 2011, at General McLane High School

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. At Relay, teams of people camp out and take turns walking or running around […]

“It’s Always Something” says Tim Mannino at Edward Jones Office

Tim Mannino, financial advisor, of the Edinboro Edward Jones office has announced a seminar,“It’s Always Something”, to be held Wed, May 4, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. Again scheduled at Nick’s Place, 12246 Route 99, Edinboro, this FREE seminar will be a strictly informative evening with guest speaker Luke Bobey, Regional Director for Hartford. Dinner will […]

John Evans Reports…04-15-11

April is Donate Life Month By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) Organ Donor Month Audio Report Every 11 minutes, someone is added to a transplant waiting list. Even though an average of 75 people receive organ transplants each day, an average of 20 die every day because of the shortage of donor organs. While organ transplantation […]

Lancer Letter.. 04-12-2011

Mr. GM by Richard Scaletta Is it possible for adolescent males to have fun without being rude, crass or gross? If you answered no, you’ve probably spent time with adolescent males; but, you probably did not attend the annual Mr. GM pageant at the high school last week. This fun event is proof positive that […]

EUP Students To Host a Fine Arts Photography and Photojournalism Show

FACT AND FICTION: A COLLABORATION EUP students to host a fine arts photography and photojournalism show ERIE, PA – On April 30, from 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. students from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are hosting a photography exhibition to showcase the work of photography seniors and work from students enrolled in a photojournalism workshop class. The […]

John Evans Reports… 04-08-11

Governor’s Budget Proposal Not the Final Word on Higher Education By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) As the state legislator who represents Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, I was greatly concerned about the devastating reduction in funding for the State System of Higher Education in the budget proposal. I wasn’t alone. Many of my colleagues and I […]