McKean Elementary Receives Banner for MTSS Program

McKean Elementary Receives Banner for MTSS Program

(January 25, 2018) Edinboro, PA – McKean Elementary School received a banner for its commitment to their Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) literacy program. McKean’s MTSS Process is designed to meet the needs of elementary age students experiencing literacy difficulties in school. The team reviews school-wide universal screening data and other district assessments for students […]

Flu Season Affect on General McLane Students

Flu Season Affect on General McLane Students

(January 24, 2018) Edinboro, PA – General McLane schools are taking a proactive approach to keeping students safe this flu season. According to General McLane High School nurse Laurie Swanson, as of earlier this week, the district had not seen the number of confirmed cases of the flu by physician that had been seen in […]

Former Edinboro Resident Inducted into National Muskies Inc. Hall of Fame

Former Edinboro Resident Inducted into National Muskies Inc. Hall of Fame

Vince Trotta, long-time resident of Edinboro and an Edinboro University Associate Professor and manager, was inducted into the Muskies Inc. (MI) Hall of Fame at its annual banquet held in Bloomington, Minnesota on January 27th. In the early 1970s, he started fishing for Muskies in Edinboro Lake and carried that activity to Minnesota when he […]

General McLane Students Advance In PJAS Competition

General McLane Students Advance In PJAS Competition

Edinboro, PA (January 29, 2018) – General McLane School District had presenters earn a first place and second place award at the PA Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) competition held Penn State Behrend this past weekend. Students now have the opportunity to advance to the State Competition. General McLane High School students Nick Tysiachney, Andrew […]

Delozier to Introduce Bill to Protect Second Amendment Rights as Part of Opioid Addiction State of Emergency

Delozier to Introduce Bill to Protect Second Amendment Rights  as Part of Opioid Addiction State of Emergency

HARRISBURG – Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) today circulated a co-sponsorship memo to address a possible unintended consequence to Second Amendment rights as a result of the governor’s declaration of a state of emergency in the fight against opioid addiction. Delozier noted the House and Senate have worked together over the past several years to pass […]

Sen. Brooks’ Edinboro Office to Host Veterans’ Representative on Feb. 14, March 14

Sen. Brooks’ Edinboro Office to Host Veterans’ Representative  on Feb. 14, March 14

HARRISBURG –(January 11, 2018) On the second Wednesday of every month, a claims consultant with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sen. Michele Brooks’ Edinboro District Office to assist veterans with benefit claims. The consultant, Shelly Messina, is available each month at Sen. Brooks’ office […]

Pa. Senator Brooks Named to Blue-Ribbon Commission to Support Firefighters

Pa. Senator Brooks Named to Blue-Ribbon Commission to Support Firefighters

HARRISBURG (January 11, 2018) – Sen. Michele Brooks has been tapped to serve on a special Senate commission charged with studying the state’s response to the declining number of firefighters in Pennsylvania. In recent years, the number of volunteer firefighters has dwindled to startling numbers, from 300,000 to 50,000. Brooks was chosen for the post […]

Senator Michele Brooks Earns Statewide Award from City & State PA

Senator Michele Brooks Earns Statewide Award from City & State PA

HARRISBURG (December 27, 2017) Sen. Michele Brooks has been selected as one of the “50 Over 50” most influential people in Pennsylvania by City and State PA Magazine. “I find it very humbling to be listed among a group of such dedicated community leaders, including Gov. Tom Ridge. More importantly, I am honored and humbled […]

Huntley Family Creates New Endowment Fund

Huntley Family Creates New Endowment Fund

EDINBORO, PA (December 14, 2017) – Starting this school year, the Jean and Alton Huntley Family Endowment will annually award a graduating senior who will be attending Edinboro University or a local technical school with a cash scholarship. Diane Huntley created the fund in memory of her parents and former Edinboro residents, Jean and Alton. […]

Christmas At Lakeside Commons… Edinboro

Christmas At Lakeside Commons… Edinboro

Lakeside Commons is looking a lot like Christmas this year thanks to a couple of the merchants, 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 […]

Sen. Brooks Provides Update on Medicare Issue

Sen. Brooks Provides Update on Medicare Issue

HARRISBURG – Sen. Michele Brooks is working to resolve an issue affecting possibly thousands of senior citizens who recently received letters from the Social Security Administration (SSA) stating that their Medicare Part B State Buy-In has been terminated. Sen. Brooks began working proactively with Cong. Mike Kelly’s office and the state Department of Human Services […]

General McLane Vocal Jazz Ensemble to Perform With Erie Philharmonic

General McLane Vocal Jazz Ensemble to Perform With Erie Philharmonic

The Erie Philharmonic presents its annual Come Home for the Holidays concert on December 2 with performances at 2:30pm and 8:00pm. Local tenor Daniel Cabanillas will star as vocal soloist alongside the Erie Philharmonic Chorus and General McLane Vocal Jazz Ensemble. For the matinee performance, the Warner Theatre lobby will open early at 1:00pm for […]

Hermitage House Breaks Ground On New Chapel

Hermitage House Breaks Ground On New Chapel

Chaplain Steve Crowl , Team KJ Rep Amy Mulligan, and Exec. Dir. Ray Overholt happily broke the ground on Oct. 7th for the new Hermitage House Chapel. The building is being erected under the direction of M.G. Contracting at their South Campus, with much of the preliminary work already complete. It is expected that interior […]

General McLane Students Recognized In “Join the Shift” Contest

General McLane Students Recognized In “Join the Shift” Contest

Edinboro, PA (November 21, 2017) — Four General McLane High School students were honored for their achievements in a safe teen driving contest, with one winning one of the top student prizes. Sponsored by Erie Insurance and facilitated through Hamilton Insurance Agency, Join the Shift is a safe teen driving program that uses fun, interactive […]

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