John Evans Reports…06-17-11

Deadline to Apply for Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Extended By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) The deadline to apply for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is being extended from June 30 to Dec. 31. Eligible participants can receive a rebate of up to $650 based on their rent or property taxes paid in 2010. The […]

Lancer Letter…06-14-11

Final Budget by Richard Scaletta I took a finance class this spring from Dr. William Hartman at Penn State. He has been looking at school budgets across the state for over thirty years. He notes that this has been the worst year for school budgets in all the years he has been in the business. […]

Five Simple Screenings To Get On The Path To A Healthy Life

(ARA) – One in two Americans is living with a chronic disease. Chronic diseases are persistent and recurring, and are typically either hereditary or the result of factors such as poor diet, obesity or lack of exercise. Dr. Ian Smith, creator and founder of “The 50 Million Pound Challenge” and “The Makeover Mile” is a […]

GM Lancer Band Camp Starts Today!

Wow! 2011 class just graduated, classes over for the summer, but bright and early June 13th the dedicated members of the GM Lancer band are already preparing for next years season. Known as “mini-bandcamp” this one week session is a time for incoming freshmen to learn some of the basics and what it means to […]

A “Little Night Music” at Goodell Gardens June 24

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, June 24, 7-9 pm -The series, “A Little Night Music” will present the – Out’ve The Blue. Bring a lawn chair and relax while listening to great music in […]

Goodell Gardens Farmers Market Opens June 22

It’s getting to become an Edinboro tradition, or if not quite that, at least something to look forward to each year. For those who really enjoy “farm fresh” the time is almost here. The Farmers Market at Goodell Gardens will open June 22 from 3 to 6pm. A very convenient time for those wishing to […]

Wise Words..06-09-11

Back Pain? by Dr. Rebecca Wise Back off! Has back pain ever made you feel that ornery? At some point in your life, you may join—if you haven’t already—the eight out of ten people who find their lives interrupted by back pain. Luckily, you can take many steps to prevent back pain or to manage […]

Your Event Could Be HERE!

Is your community, local fire department , church, civic group, or school booster organization sponsoring a community event or non-profit fund raiser? Get all the details and any pictures or posters you have to us here at and let us promote it for you. One of the functions of is to promote events […]

John Evans Reports… 06-10-11

Pennsylvania Fair Guides Now Available By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) Did you know that Pennsylvania fairs, like the Crawford County Fair and the Albion Area Fair attract thousands of visitors, not only from our local area but from the tri-state area? In addition to these two local favorites, more than 100 fairs and community festivals […]

Lancer Letter.. 06-08-11

Commencement 2011 by Richard Scaletta Tonight, June 9, is the 52nd annual commencement of General McLane High School. The class of 1960, though not yet occupying the present high school campus, was the first class of the school district. It is interesting to note that many of the graduates from the school’s first class are […]

Account Established To Aid Local Accident Victim

Many are aware of the recent auto accident involving three young men from General McLane HS, among them was Alex Burbules. Unfortunately, the accident caused Alex to loose part of his left leg below the knee, a very tough thing to face for a 17 year old with a passion for soccer. A fund has […]

Edinboro Fire Department Dinner Scheduled For June 9

The monthly fund raiser dinner of the Edinboro Volunteer Fire Dept will be held June 9th. The dinner includes: French Toast, Sausage, Hash Brown Casserole, and Fruit Cup . 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 and […]

Edinboro Man Has Early Positive Results With New Cancer Drug

Have you ever wondered if all the fundraisers, walks, bake sales, and everything else we do to raise money to fight cancer ever really does any good. Are we really getting anywhere in the fight against something that takes so many loved ones from our lives? Dean Shepherd of Edinboro, PA would give you a […]

John Evans Reports…06-03-11

Legislation Seeks to Increase Use of Locally Grown PA Products By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) To help encourage locally grown products and further enhance the agriculture industry in the Commonwealth, the House passed legislation in late May that would allow the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) to better promote its PA Preferred® program. With agriculture […]

Wise Words … 06-02-11

What is sunburn? by Dr. Rebecca Wise Sunburn is a visible reaction of the skin’s exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, the invisible rays that are part of sunlight. Ultraviolet rays can also cause invisible damage to the skin. Excessive and/or multiple sunburns cause premature aging of the skin and lead to skin cancer. Skin cancer […]

Lancer Letter 05-31-11

Relay for Life Keynote Address 2010 by Richard Scaletta This weekend is the annual General McLane Relay for Life to Benefit the American Cancer Society. This week, in lieu of the Lancer Letter, I am submitting a portion of my keynote address given at the event last year. Email me if you would like the […]

Lakeside Home Walking & Taste of Edinboro Tour June 5th

Mark your calendar for June 5th and plan an outing to the Lakeside Home Walking & Taste of Edinboro Tour. The tour will be from 1 to 4pm. Enjoy the opportunity to tour 10 Lakeside homes and enjoy samples of food from 10 local Edinboro food vendors. The homes range from quaint cottages and original […]

A “Little Night Music” at Goodell Gardens June 10

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, June 10, 7-9 pm -The series, “A Little Night Music” will present the – Misery Bay Dulcimer Club. Bring a lawn chair and relax while listening to great music […]

GM Band Boosters Sponsor “Junk in the Trunk” Sale, June 18

The GM Band Boosters are sponsoring a “Junk in your Trunk” sale on Saturday, June 18 from 9 am till 1 pm. The sale will be held in the rear parking lot at the GM High School. Here’s how it works: You purchase a parking spot from the Boosters. One spot is $10 or two […]