James W. Parker Middle School hosted its annual Veteran’s Day Celebration on Friday, November 8.

James W. Parker Middle School hosted its annual Veteran’s Day Celebration on Friday, November 8.

This annual salute to veterans event brought together close to 100 veterans. All veterans were invited to breakfast and a celebration that included the Posting of Colors, vocal performances and a series of student speakers. Edinboro University student and retired Army veteran Aaron Douglas served as this year’s keynote speaker. Douglas is a former staff […]

Goodell Gardens Honors Benefactors With Legacy Tree

Goodell Gardens Honors Benefactors With Legacy Tree

EDINBORO – Goodell Gardens & Homestead staff, board, volunteers, members, and donors were joined by friends of Barbara J. Loucks on Saturday, Oct. 26 as they dedicated the newly-installed Loucks Donor Legacy Tree. The tree, which allows donors to leave their lasting legacy at the Edinboro public garden and arboretum is named for longtime member, […]

General McLane Student Recognized in 2020 National Merit® Scholarship Program

General McLane Student Recognized in 2020 National Merit® Scholarship Program

Edinboro, PA (October 24, 2019) – General McLane High School senior Elizabeth Coates has been named Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2020 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended […]

Local Parish Celebrates 30 Years In Edinboro

Local Parish Celebrates 30 Years In Edinboro

The historical church building at 130 Meadville Street in Edinboro has been home to Unity of Edinboro since 1989. Originally built in 1863 by Methodists who installed the oldest continuously rung bell in Erie County. Unity continues to ring the bell every Sunday letting their Light shine into the Edinboro community. Since 1989 Unity has […]

Pennsylvania House is Answering Call from Helpers and Heroes

Pennsylvania House is Answering Call from Helpers and Heroes

Editorial Submitted By Rep. Bryan Cutler – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Think fast – there’s been an accident. Do you know what to do if disaster strikes? Of course you do…call 9-1-1. Many of us have called it, and morning, noon or night, you can be sure someone will answer. We are blessed to live […]

Dr Becky With Some Wise Words on Breast Exams…

Dr Becky With Some Wise Words on Breast Exams…

Submitterd by: Dr Rebecca Wise October is the month we are reminded about breast cancer, it’s prevention and cures, and in some cases, how it has affected our family. We thought it would be a good time to re-visit this previously published article in the hopes it will increase your self-awareness, and possibly even an […]

Senator Michele Brooks Announces Grants for Community Parks and Pools.

Senator Michele Brooks Announces Grants for Community Parks and Pools.

HARRISBURG (September 17, 2019) Sen. Michele Brooks is pleased to announce funding approval for three local projects, including $50,000 for Union City to develop plans for four public parks, including Caflisch, Devereaux, First Avenue, and Southwest Parks. Another $100,000 has been awarded for enhancements and renovations at the George J. Barco Aquatic Center in Meadville. […]

Presidential Message On Purple Heart Day

Presidential Message On Purple Heart Day

On this day in 1782, General George Washington established the Badge of Military Merit. This decoration, consisting of a simple, heart-shaped purple cloth, recognized soldiers who went above and beyond the call of duty in service to our new Nation. Since the Revolutionary War, the Badge of Military Merit has evolved into one of the […]

Elk Creek Historical Society Time Capsule Anniversary

Elk Creek Historical Society Time Capsule Anniversary

In 1994, the Elk Creek Township Historical Committee had a community-wide event. September 5th, 2019 will mark 25 years since residents all came together to remember the past and look towards the future. Do you remember where YOU were 25 years ago? How much has the world changed? On September 6th, 2055, the Elk Creek […]

Alliance College Alumni Association Foundation Announces Call for Scholarship Applicants

Alliance College  Alumni Association Foundation Announces Call for Scholarship Applicants

The Alliance College Alumni Association, thru the arm of its 501(c)(3) Foundation (ACAAF), is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship. Graduating high school seniors as well as students enrolled as full-time students in post-secondary colleges, universities, or technical schools are eligible for the $1500 award. Eligible students will have at least a 2.5 academic […]

Senator Brooks Warns about Property Tax/Rent Rebate Scammers

Senator Brooks Warns about Property Tax/Rent Rebate Scammers

HARRISBURG – (July 12, 2019) Senator Michele Brooks warns Pennsylvanians to be aware of a scam targeting seniors and people with disabilities who applied for rebates through the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. Sen. Brooks and the Department of Revenue have received information that the scam consists of unsolicited telephone calls from a person claiming to […]

Did You Ever Wonder What Happened To Those Men Who Signed?

Did You Ever Wonder What Happened To Those Men Who Signed?

The signers of the Declaration of Independence created a lot of fireworks by their actions, but not the kind we think of with our celebrations today. They made tremendous sacrifices that I’m not sure many would make today to retain their liberty….. or would we. This was the fate of the 56 men who signed […]

Did You Know EdinboroOnline.com Promotes Non-profit Events??!

Did You Know EdinboroOnline.com Promotes Non-profit Events??!

EdinboroOnline.com was founded in 2010 with two major goals in mind.. to give voice to non-profits to promote their events and to help small business have a voice in the marketplace without a budget busting expense. EdinboroOnline.com will help promote any non-profit organization to help get the word out about the services they offer or […]

Pennsylvania Senators Advocate New Bills to Combat Opioid Addiction Crisis

Pennsylvania Senators Advocate New Bills to Combat Opioid Addiction Crisis

HARRISBURG – Senate Republicans highlighted a package of bills today to combat the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic by improving prescription drug monitoring, limiting opioid prescriptions, targeting drug dealers and taking other steps to limit the damage inflicted by the addiction crisis in Pennsylvania communities. The package includes: • Senate Bill 93, sponsored by Senator […]

Goodell Gardens moves Farmers Market to Sunday Funday Events

Goodell Gardens moves Farmers Market to Sunday Funday Events

EDINBORO – Goodell Gardens & Homestead has long been a place to support local farmers and food producers. This will still happen in 2019, but will happen in a different format. This year, the nonprofit organization is changing their approach to connecting consumers with food producers, not hosting their weekly Farmers Market, but instead during […]

Two New Programs Unveiled to Help Dairy Farmers

Two New Programs Unveiled to Help Dairy Farmers

By Sen. Michele Brooks Milk prices have always been volatile, but today’s prices are particularly unpredictable, making it extremely difficult for dairy farmers to plan for the future and ensure their viability long-term. I recently met with the Center for Dairy Excellence to continue our conversations about this market volatility and the plight of our […]

PA Senator Michele Brooks Announces Extension of Property Tax/Rent Rebate Deadline

PA Senator Michele Brooks Announces Extension of Property Tax/Rent Rebate Deadline

HARRISBURG – (June 13, 2019) Sen. Michele Brooks reminds residents that there’s still time to submit an application for the Lottery-funded Property Tax/Rent Rebate program. The June 30 deadline has just been extended until Dec. 31, 2019. “More than half a million senior citizens, widows, widowers, and people with disabilities benefited from the Property Tax/Rent […]

Brooks Joins in Unveiling Bills Reforming Pennsylvania’s Vehicle Emissions Testing Program

Brooks Joins in Unveiling Bills Reforming Pennsylvania’s  Vehicle Emissions Testing Program

Harrisburg – (May 30, 2019) Senator Michele Brooks joined a group of Senate Republicans, led by Senator Kim Ward (R-39), in announcing a package of bills today to reform Pennsylvania’s vehicle emissions testing program, also referred to as the Vehicle Emissions Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) Program. “Pennsylvania has an outdated I/M program, and we should […]

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