Call For Scholarship Applicants!

Call For Scholarship Applicants!

The Alliance College Alumni Foundation is now accepting applications for its annual $1500 scholarship. Graduating high school seniors as well as students enrolled as full-time students in post-secondary colleges, universities, or technical schools with a 2.5 GPA or better are eligible. Preference given to applicants related to an Alliance College (or Alliance Technical School) alumnus. […]

Labor Day Musings…

Labor Day Musings…

What do you remember about your first job? Do you remember how satisfying it was to have money in your pocket that YOU earned? Do you remember looking at what you had accomplished and taking pride in knowing the YOU did it. Do you remember being praised by your employer for a job well done? […]

Edinboro 3rd Annual Block Party Set for Aug 30th

Edinboro 3rd Annual Block Party Set for Aug 30th

This annual event is just another way for Edinboro area residents to get together for some good old family fun. Live music by TK Blues Co and Millennium Sound, some great food, dunking booths, 50/50, wagon rides……. Oh! did we mention food… it’s a great time, and the proceeds of the event go to support […]

HYPE Squad (Helping Youth Promote Excellence) Recently Completed a Public Mural

HYPE Squad (Helping Youth Promote Excellence) Recently Completed a Public Mural

Meadville, PA – A group of Meadville Area teens called the HYPE Squad (Helping Youth Promote Excellence) recently completed a public mural in Downtown Meadville. Inspired by the My Meadville Heart and Soul project, a group of Meadville area teenagers began this summer developing plans for a public mural. Dan Hunter, owner of Cobblestone Cottage, […]

Gillespie Foundation Scholarships Awarded

Gillespie Foundation Scholarships Awarded

Gillespie Foundation Scholarships Awarded Edinboro, PA (July 10, 2018) – The H.G. Gillespie Foundation awarded twenty-five (25) $1,500 scholarships this year to General McLane School District alumni. The following students were selected: Mallory Smail (Penn State Behrend), Steven Shinn (Penn State Behrend), Bria Kelly (Washington and Lee University), Dylan Mitchell (Penn State Behrend), Emily Tworek […]

Attention Seniors!

Attention Seniors!

What if you didn’t get your new Medicare card? Your new Medicare card should have arrived in the mail by now. If you didn’t get it, here’s what to do: Remember that your new Medicare card will come in a plain white envelope from the Department of Health and Human Services. If the card didn’t […]

A Push for Safer Schools Tops our Back-to-School List

A Push for Safer Schools Tops our Back-to-School List

By Sen. Michele Brooks “One size does not fit all.” That theme recurred whenever school officials and state lawmakers discussed the safety needs of our local schools. That is why I fought to ensure that flexibility was built into the $60-plus million dollars we successfully added for school safety to the new, no-tax-hike 2018-2019 state […]

Comfort for Kids

Comfort for Kids

As part of April’s Child Abuse Awareness Month, Pennsylvania’s Victims Advocate Office initiated a pajama drive to benefit children in foster care throughout the State. Rita Davis of Crawford County PennDot, led a local effort to collect 378 pairs of pajamas that were given to Crawford County Human Services to distribute to children in foster […]

Happy Birthday America!

Happy Birthday America!

Wishing all of our readers and supporters a very happy and safe 4th of July. Take a few moments and reflect on all the blessings of America – Land of the Free, Because of the Brave!

Edinboro American Legion Community Pool To Open June 6th

Edinboro American Legion Community Pool To Open June 6th

Recent tradition has it that the Community Swimming Pool, operated by American Legion Post 439, opens for the summer season on the last day of school for the General McLane School District. This years opening day is June 6th. The combination of the last day of school and a FREE swim day at the Legion […]

General McLane High School Hosted Second Annual Military Commitment Recognition

General McLane High School  Hosted  Second Annual Military Commitment Recognition

EDINBORO, PA (May 25, 2018) – General McLane High School hosted its second annual Military Commitment Recognition to honor the seniors of the Class of 2018 who have committed to serve our country. Students include: Maxwell Patterson (Air Force), Trisha Jimenez (Army), Mark Fisher (Marines), Tristan Beach (Navy), John Kaulis (Navy), Isaiah Lloyd (Navy) and […]

Remember & Honor

Remember & Honor

As we go about our Memorial Day holiday, let us take a moment to Remember the reason for this day. To Honor the memory of those who have fallen in service to our great nation. Take a moment in silent prayer for those thousands, who have given so much, given all, so that we may […]

Senator Brooks Announces Winner of Heroin-Opioid Student Video Contest

Senator Brooks Announces Winner of Heroin-Opioid Student Video Contest

HARRISBURG (May 2, 2018) – Sen. Michele Brooks has announced that five Cambridge Springs Middle School students have won first place in the Senate’s statewide heroin and opioid prevention video contest. Together, they will win $2,500 and have their video shown online on the Senate’s “Commonwealth Crisis” website. The middle school team included Finley Rauscher, […]

General McLane HS Forms GMHS Manufacturing Academy With six Regional Companies: Plastikos Leads The Way

General McLane HS Forms GMHS Manufacturing Academy With six Regional Companies:  Plastikos Leads The Way

EDINBORO, PA (April 17, 2018) – General McLane High School students will soon gain an inside perspective of manufacturing through shadowing opportunities provided by local manufacturing companies. This opportunity is part of the GMHS Manufacturing Academy. The GMHS Manufacturing Academy’s goal is preparing the next-generation workforce for a career in the manufacturing industry through seminars […]

PA Senator Brooks Successfully Negotiates Extension of Agreement between UPMC Horizon and Highmark

PA Senator Brooks Successfully Negotiates Extension of Agreement between UPMC Horizon and Highmark

HARRISBURG (April 13, 2018) –After years of hard work, State Sen. Michele Brooks announced that an essential agreement between UPMC Horizon and Highmark will be extended for five more years, allowing patients with Highmark health insurance to continue to see their preferred health care providers at UPMC Horizon at in-network rates. The existing agreement between […]

General McLane Graduate To Perform In Erie Philharmonic’s Candide

General McLane Graduate To Perform In Erie Philharmonic’s Candide

Edinboro, PA (April 9, 2018) – A General McLane graduate is taking the stage at the Warner Theatre this Saturday for a special one-night only event in celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday. Devon Lavinia Yates (’06) will be playing Cunegonde alongside her mother (Trisha Yates) and her best friend (Michael Valentine). Devon resides in […]

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