Friends of Lancer Football Fundraiser Finds Early Success

Friends of Lancer Football kicked off a new fundraiser this season called the Lancer Football Jackpot. This fundraiser has replaced their annual Reverse Raffle, and so far it seems it will be a success. Essentially, the boosters will sell 300 tickets at $50 each. At each of our five (5) home games this season there […]

John Evans Reports..08-19-11

PA 529 College Savings Program Offers Free Online Enrollment Through Aug. 31 By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) One of the toughest financial decisions a parent makes is how to afford higher education. As a parent and as a member of the Tuition Account Program (TAP) Advisory Board, I understand these frustrations. To help parents, the […]

Michael Koester Named New Head Coach of Blue Dolphins Swim Team

Michael Koester of Edinboro has been named the new head coach of the County YMCA Blue Dolphins swim team. Koester began competitive swimming at age 9 for the St Luke/Mount Calvary swim team in Erie. A few summers from the ages of 9 through 14, and all through high school he swam on the Blue […] Teams Up With WCTL has joined forces with WCTL Radio. 106.3FM WCTL is owned and operated by Inspiration Time, Inc., a non-profit corporation dedicated to excellence in Christian media. 106.3 WCTL serves the Erie, PA metro area with your favorite Contemporary Christian Music and great teaching 24 hours a day! WCTL also has an award winning sports broadcasting […]

Goodell Gardens Farmers Market Offers Good Food, Great Stories

Submitted by Amber Wellington, Public Relations, Goodell Gardens & Homestead While the summer season is winding down, here at Goodell Gardens, our Farmers Market is just starting to flourish! With more than 15 regularly-attending vendors, we have just about something for everyone. Stop by on Wednesdays from 3-6 p.m. to meet our local agricultural providers. […]

John Evans Reports..08-12-11

Calling All Pennsylvania History Buffs By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) is in the process of developing a comprehensive preservation plan, as required by the National Park Service. As part of its strategy to promote the 2012-2017 Preservation Plan for Pennsylvania, PHMC is inviting Commonwealth residents to share their […]

In Case You Missed It, School Calendar Only Online This Year

In case you missed it, with all the deliberations about what and where to cut to balance the next GM school budget, one area that was cut was the school calendar. For years a colorful calendar with art created by GM students was something that hung in almost every home. This year the school calendar […]

Lancer Letter..08-09-11

Eat to Learn by Richard Scaletta High on the list of reasons I love summer would be the accessibility of fresh vegetables. I love to walk to the garden, pick what is ripe, and return them to the kitchen where my wife transforms them into a panoply of culinary delights. You just can’t beat the […]

John Evans Reports…08-05-11

New Law Seeks to Further Protect Greyhounds By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) As an animal lover and dog owner, I understand how important it is for canines to be treated humanely, and that is why I am pleased that Pennsylvania does not allow greyhound racing in our Commonwealth. To further discourage this activity, the House […]

Robbins, Evans Announce State Funding for Two Crawford County Projects

HARRISBURG – Two projects in Crawford County will receive funding through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PennVEST) to help improve drinking water and treat wastewater, announced Sen. Robert Robbins (R-Crawford) and Rep. John Evans (R-Crawford/Erie). Specifically, Conneautville Borough was awarded a $940,000 low-interest loan to construct more than a mile of new water distribution line […]

John Evans Reports..07-29-11

Why Scams Often Target Senior Citizens By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) All too often, many scammers target senior citizens as their potential victims. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released several reasons why senior citizens are often the victims of scams. The FBI has found that older Americans are more likely to own their […]

Homecoming Parade Will Again Pass Through The Streets Of Edinboro

UPDATED: 07-28-11 8:38PM For as many years as many local residents can remember, the Edinboro University parade has passed through the streets of the Boro, for the past three it has not. There is probably no useful purpose in discussing why, be it politics or arbitrary or well meaning decision, it just was changed. Most […]

Support Our Troops Should Be More Than Just A Saying!

In the archives of is a video. (Click HERE to view it) This video was posted many months ago and although it has been viewed countless times, we would like to invite you to do so again. At the end of the video is a web address that will take you to a page […]

Lancer Letter..07-26-11

Understanding Cyber Charter Schools, Part 2 by Richard Scaletta I have a great idea to save time and money. This year, we will have an online commencement for the class of 2012. Each speech and musical selection will be filmed and put on a website. Pomp and Circumstance will play in the background. The site […]

Dave Barry Week At

If you are one of those who have enjoyed the writings of Dave Barry you will enjoy reading this weeks, Today’s Quote feature. We have selected some of Dave’s work to feature each day this week, we hope is stirs some memories or encourages you to hit the book store for a larger dose of […]

John Evans Reports..07-22-11

PennDOT Service Provides Latest Travel, Construction Information By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) If you’ve ever been stuck in traffic due to a vehicle crash or construction project, you know how these delays can wreak havoc on your schedule. Wouldn’t it be nice to know about a delay before getting on the interstate so you could […]

Lancer Letter.. 07-19-11

Understanding Cyber Charter Schools, Part 1 by Richard Scaletta Every time I have a conversation with someone about charter schools, specifically cyber charters, the person tells me that no one understands what I’ve explained and I should let people know. So, people, I’m letting you know. Charter schools are independent, public schools that receive a […]

Farmers Market and Fresh Produce Time Is Here!

This is a great time of the year, fresh fruits and vegetables are everywhere! Our local Farmers Market, at Goodell Gardens, is going strong and growing. Place a big circle on Wednesday, every week through September 14th. That’s the day the barn at Goodell comes alive with fresh items from many of the areas local […]

John Evans Reports..07-15-11

New Law Toughens Penalties for Drug Deliveries Resulting in Death By Rep. John Evans (R-Erie/Crawford) One of the new laws enacted this summer will strengthen the penalties for those who deliver illegal drugs and death occurs. This situation happens when an individual dies from the drug, either by an overdose or as a result of […]