Storm Cancellation Updates….. 01-19-19

Storm Cancellation Updates….. 01-19-19

PennDOT has reduced the speed limit on ALL Interstate Highways in Western PA….. Includes I79, I80, I86, I90, and I376 in Mercer County…. while they continue to work to keep roads clear it is still urged that if you do not have to travel that you do not. Elk Creek Historical Society Coffee House event […]

Winter Events at The Little Church on the Hill

Winter Events at The Little Church on the Hill

Here’s the latest from the Elk Creek Historical Society: December was AMAZING at Little Church on the Hill! So many people stopped out to help decorate for Christmas! Coffee House was very well attended and we had over 3 dozen children stop by to visit with Santa at our 6th Annual Photos with Santa AND […]

J.W.Parker Middle School’ Super Delicious Strawberry Pineapple Cake Wins National Contest

J.W.Parker Middle School’ Super Delicious Strawberry Pineapple Cake Wins National Contest

Edinboro, PA (December 19, 2018) – James W. Parker Middle School students can now add “Recipe Creator” to their resumes. Their Super Delicious Strawberry Pineapple Cake recipe recently took home the grand prize in Dole’s “Get Cooking With Fruit Student Recipe Contest”. Students in Mrs. Tuttle’s Life Skills Support Class used this opportunity for a […]

Christmas Comes to Lakeside Commons – Edinboro Mall

Christmas Comes to Lakeside Commons – Edinboro Mall

Lakeside Commons is looking a lot like Christmas this year thanks to merchants like, Erin’s Hair Garage & Shadeland Pellet Grills. They sponsored and helped set up a Christmas village complete with a number of hand crafted buildings and toys. Charlie Reynolds who crafted all the miniature buildings with outstanding detail has more patience than […]

Boro Women & Family Services Receives Donation From Walmart

Boro Women & Family Services Receives Donation From Walmart

Every year at this time Boro Women & Family Services (BWS) works diligently to help provide a meaningful Christmas season to dozens of families in need in our area. This includes clothing items, personal care items, baby supplies, and of course toys. Recently Walmart toy department manager Sherri Beale contacted BWS Executive Director Betty Jo […]

Edinboro Office of Senator Michele Brooks Open House Nov 8th

Edinboro Office of Senator Michele Brooks Open House Nov 8th

EDINBORO (Nov. 7, 2018) Sen. Michele Brooks invites Edinboro-area residents to an open house in her Edinboro district office tomorrow night from 6 to 7 pm. Residents will have the opportunity to meet Sen. Brooks and staff and ask questions about state programs and services. Light refreshments will be served. The office is located at […]

General Mclane Service Center Dedicates Month to Breast Cancer Awareness

General Mclane Service Center Dedicates Month to Breast Cancer Awareness

Edinboro, PA ( November 1, 2018) – The General McLane School District Service Center dedicated the month of October to raising awareness and funds for Breast Cancer. Throughout the month, they hosted various events to support the cause, including a lunch and sundae serving. For the last event, Transportation Manager Nancy Ekstrom, Support Services Supervisor […]

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

Trick or treat is a fun time of the year for the little ones, but remember they are easily distracted and we need to be extra diligent in watching out for them. Many Mom’s & Dad’s, and older siblings will be there to watch but everyone needs to be alert to keep it a time […]

General McLane Students Among 4-H State Qualifiers

General McLane Students Among 4-H State Qualifiers

Edinboro, PA (October 16, 2018) – Five General McLane students are among the state qualifiers for the Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show. Senior Faith Wheeler, freshman Emma Cannata, seventh grader Cullen Howard, McKean Elementary fourth grader McKenna Laughery and Edinboro Elementary third grader Isabella Cannata will compete in the 2018 State 4-H Horse Show, which […]

Letting Seniors Age In Their Own Homes

Letting Seniors Age In Their Own Homes

Letting Seniors Age In Their Own Homes Editorial by: Senators Sharif Street and Michele Brooks There are many choices and decisions that need to be made as we age. Medical choices are often the most important, and the most difficult, decisions that people will make for themselves and their loved ones. One choice that people […]

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 […]