John George Berger, 76, of Edinboro, passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife of nearly 52 years at his side following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Pittsburgh on February 9, 1941, the son of the late John and Clara Berger. John graduated from Edinboro High School in 1959. He […]
Roy Smith passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home. He was born in Wesleyville on February 3, 1928 the son of Clarence Ellsworth and Bernice Hattie Smith. Roy served honorably in the U.S. Army in the 28th Infantry Division during the Korean War. He was a member of […]
Matthew Aaron Markiewicz, of, Edinboro was born into Heaven, Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Magee Women’s UPMC Hamot in Erie. He was the son of Joseph and Dianna (Walker) Markiewicz. Survivors include his Paternal Grandfather: Joseph H. (Deb) Markiewicz, of KY; Paternal Grandmother: Terri Markiewicz of Edinboro; Maternal Grandparents: Brent and Joann Walker of Edinboro; […]
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If you want me to fall for you, you have to give me something worth tripping over.
Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District I first published this information last summer and have updated it for this year: Its’ summer time! Summer is a time of year we all feel healthier. Likely the opportunity for recreation and the abundant availability of fresh produce fuels a healthier lifestyle, not to mention the fact […]
He’s not dead, he’s electroencephalographically challenged.
Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District This week I continue my tradition of publishing my commencement speech, this year delivered to the graduates of 2017 on June 8: Theme: The Movies Members of the board of education. High School Administration. Distinguished faculty. Parents, friends and relatives of the graduates. Class of 2017. With all […]
John P. Hogan Kind and thoughtful with a wicked sense of humor, John Philip Hogan died after a brief illness on June 14th at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Erie, PA. Born in Geneva, NY on April 14, 1944, John grew up in Syracuse and moved to Edinboro to be with his bride, Mary Kristina (Clark) […]
Margaret Huya Szymanowski, 94, of McKean, died peacefully Sunday, June 18, 2017 with her loving children at her side. She was born in Crossingville on April 23, 1923, the daughter of the late Ignatius and Anna Marcinek Huya. Margaret worked at the Lord Corporation for two years and was a homemaker and dairy farmer. She […]
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 […]
Edinboro, PA; June 15, 2017. Inspirational hearing-impaired singer and national recording artist Sherry Anne will be concert on Saturday, June 24 at 7 pm at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 25729 State Highway 98 in Crossingville, also known as an Edinboro, PA, address. Admission is free, a love offering will be invited. For more information, contact Betty […]
Some days you’re the piegon; some days you’re the statue.
Elizabeth “Tib” Young Hughes, 100, of Meadville, formerly of Edinboro , died Tuesday, June 13,2017 at Wesbury United Methodist Community. She was born in Albion on April 29, 1917, the daughter of Chester and Annie Harrington. She attended Albion public schools, graduating in 1935, attended Edinboro State College (now Edinboro University) and taught in Conneaut […]
Austin Jerrold Humes, age 20, resident of 24628 Cherry Hill Road, Cambridge Springs, PA, died on Sunday, June 11, 2017 following a motorcycle vehicular accident occurring on Millers Station Road near Pinewoods Road, Rockdale Township, Cambridge Springs, PA. Born in Meadville, PA on December 11, 1996, Austin was a son of Jerrold Bradley Humes and […]
Joyce Berry, 79, of Edinboro, died Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Crawford County Care Center. She was born in Sharon, PA on Sept. 18, 1937, the daughter of the late John and Laura (Wilson) Reeher. Joyce graduated from Greenville High School, then went on to Thiel College where she earned her BS and MA in […]
I failed math more times than I can count.
Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District This week’s Lancer Letter comes to us from Pam Swanseger, guidance counselor at Parker Middle School. She sent this to me to share a recent experience and with her permission, I am printing here as I believe it is a point of pride for us all. A few […]
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. The combination of the last day of school and a FREE swim day at the Legion Pool normally makes for a pretty busy […]