General McLane School District Appoints New Associate Principal

General McLane School District Appoints New Associate Principal

EDINBORO, PA (June 19, 2017) — General McLane School District has selected Justin Whitford to serve as Associate Principal at James W. Parker Middle School, effective July 1. “I am ecstatic to join the General McLane family and community as the new Associate Principal of Parker Middle School,” Whitford said. A Lake City native, Whitford […]

UPDATE: General McLane HS Military Signing Recognition

UPDATE: General McLane HS Military Signing Recognition

(May 30, 2017) Today at 10am in the General McLane HS auditorium students, together with local dignitaries, school administration, and parents gathered to honor some of their own. Six students were recognized for their commitment to serve in various branches of our United States Military. It was noted that this was the first such event […]

General McLane High School To Host Military Signing Recognition

General McLane High School To Host Military Signing Recognition

EDINBORO, PA (May 24, 2017) – General McLane High School will be hosting its first-ever Military Signing Recognition to honor the seniors of the Class of 2017 who have committed to serve our country. Students will include: Hunter Beddick (Air Force), Brody Wise (Army), Chloe Casbohm (Navy), Derek Hecker (Navy), Marisa Sammons (Navy) and Daniel […]

General McLane High School Wins Caring Place Contest

General McLane High School Wins Caring Place Contest

EDINBORO, PA (May 16, 2017) – General McLane High School’s Caring Club placed first in Highmark Caring Place’s Awareness Raising Project for National Child Grief Awareness Day. Forty-five schools entered the contest. “One of the contributing factors was that the entire District and community supported this cause,” said Brenda Hertel, the Caring Club advisor. “We […]

National Drug Take Back Day 2017 – April 29th

National Drug Take Back Day 2017 –  April 29th

NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY 2017 As part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, The Pennsylvania State Police will accept unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs on Sat.,April 29, 2017. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Take-Back Day is a national initiative, conducted in partnership with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), […]

Celebrate National Public Gardens Day at Goodell Gardens!

Celebrate National Public Gardens Day at Goodell Gardens!

Goodell Gardens is among 590+ public gardens nationwide celebrating a national day of awareness, National Public Gardens Day on May 12, 2017. The day honors the roles public gardens play in promoting green living, sustainability, plant and water conservation, and healthy outdoor activity. EDINBORO – Goodell Gardens joins the American Public Gardens Association and other […]

More News From Harrisburg – Liquor Reform Bills Head to Senate

More News From Harrisburg – Liquor Reform Bills Head to Senate

Liquor Reform Bills Head to Senate, Turzai Says Four-bill package will allow more consumer convenience and choices, remove government from interference with business, pricing HARRISBURG – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) has positioned four historic liquor reform bills that will add consumer convenience and further remove Pennsylvania state government from the business of selling wine […]

News from Senator Michelle Brooks – UC Service Center Relief Bill on its Way to Governor

News from Senator Michelle Brooks – UC Service Center Relief Bill on its Way to Governor

UC Service Center Relief Bill on its Way to Governor The Senate approved a bill last Wednesday that provides emergency funding to ease the hardships Pennsylvania’s unemployed workers have endured since three Unemployment Compensation Service Centers were closed late last year. The legislation now goes to the Governor for his signature and enactment into law. […]

J.W. Parker Middle School To Host Creative Arts Expo

J.W. Parker Middle School To Host Creative Arts Expo

Edinboro, PA (March 28, 2017) – James W. Parker Middle School will be celebrating student creativity in its second annual Creative Arts Expo this Wednesday, March 29. The event runs from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. There will be original poetry readings and performances, classic recitations, art displays, a cookie-war, creations from the Hears and […]

CAMP INVENTION Returns to General McLane School District for 2017

CAMP INVENTION Returns to General McLane School District for 2017

EDINBORO, PA (March 21, 2017) – The nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program is returning once again to General McLane School District during the summer months. Camp Invention is for students in grades 1-6 throughout all of Erie County. The program takes place at Edinboro Elementary School June 12-16, 2017. So far, there are 60 registrants for […]

Stress: It’s a Thing.. but It’s a Manageable Thing

Stress: It’s a Thing.. but It’s a Manageable Thing

Submitted by: Jean Delatour, Edinboro University Student and Intern at Boro Women & Family Services Stress. It happens to everyone. But the question is, how do we manage it? The answer to that question determines whether you handle situations positively or negatively. And yes, there is such a thing as positive stress. This type of […]

A New Community Service Project and Effort For Disabled Veterans.

A New Community Service Project and Effort For Disabled Veterans.

Armstrong Healing Heroes in partnership with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs January 27, 2017 – Armstrong’s newest community service project is well underway. Healing Heroes, is a partnership program with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs to provide a highly-trained service dog to qualifying disabled veterans in our communities struggling with disabilities such as PTSD (Post […]

General McLane High School Yearbook Wins National Recognition

General McLane High School Yearbook Wins National Recognition

Edinboro, PA (January 31, 2016) — For the eighth year in a row, the staff of GM’s yearbook, The Imperator, has won a national award from the American Scholastic Press Association. The 2015-2016 General McLane High School yearbook, The Imperator: We Are, has received national recognition with a second place award from the American Scholastic […]

Local Non-profit Seeking Help…..

Local Non-profit Seeking Help…..

Things have been very busy at Boro Women & Family Services (BWS), 108 High Street, in Edinboro. Over the recent holidays they were able to assist 25 families and 102 individuals with basic and holiday needs. The demand for assistance to families continues to grow and BWS is growing to meet the needs by expanding […]

Edinboro Elementary School Receives Grant to Bridge Kindergarten and Preschool Curriculum

Edinboro Elementary School Receives Grant to Bridge Kindergarten and Preschool Curriculum

EDINBORO, PA (December 20, 2016) – The Pennsylvania Department of Education selected Edinboro Elementary School as one of the recipients of a $4,000 grant to help foster the vital collaborations and connections necessary for student success from birth through grade 3. The Governor’s Institute: P-3 Collaboration-Working Together for Student Success Grant brings school districts, early […]

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