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, […]

Helen M. Hayes

Helen M. Hayes

Helen M. Hayes of Edinboro, PA, age 98, devoted wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully in Florida on April 23, 2018, surrounded by family. Preceding her in death was her husband, Walter F. Hayes, in April of 1989 and her two sons-in-law, Ralph Myers and John Morris. She is survived by her five children; […]

Betty J. Woodward

Betty J. Woodward

Betty J. Woodward, 92 of New Port Richey, FL died on April 17, 2018. She was born in Meadville, PA on June 12, 1925, the daughter of Robert D. Thompson and Katherine Hall. Preceding her in death was her first husband, Charles R. Longshore; her second husband, Walter V. Woodward; 2 brothers, Robert and Fred […]

Virgil Leslie Fox, Sr.

Virgil Leslie Fox, Sr.

Virgil Leslie Fox, Sr., 91, of Erie, died April 19, 2018 at Edinboro Manor. He was born in LeBoeuf Township on July 21, 1926, the son of the late Clarence and Nellie Fox. Virgil served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked as a Punch Press Leader at General Electric for many […]

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 […]

Virginia Louise “Ginny” Jamison

Virginia Louise “Ginny” Jamison

Virginia Louise “Ginny” Jamison, 90, of Edinboro, died Monday, April 16, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Parkersburg, WV on September 14, 1927, the daughter of the late John and Lillian Utterback. She loved being the coaches wife. She and her husband, Robert, were long time season ticket holders […]

Todays Quote 04-13-18

Todays Quote 04-13-18

There are known knowns; these are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns — the ones we don’t know we don’t know ~ Donald Rumsfeld while serving as US Secretary […]

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 […]

Edwin J. Machacek

Edwin J. Machacek

Edwin J. Machacek, 71, of Waterford, died Saturday, April 7, 2018 at home. He was born in Erie, on January 3, 1947, the son of the late James and Virginia Machacek. He began working for Kaiser Aluminum in Erie, before they were bought out by Accuride, where he retired after 45 years as a Hydraulic […]