R & S Sports Celebrates 35 Years In Business!

R & S Sports Celebrates 35 Years In Business!

It will seem to many that R&S has been around forever, well not really, but they have been a fixture in the Edinboro area for a long time. Opening day for R & S Sports was April 1st, 1982 and 2017 marks their 35th year, something only a handful of Edinboro businesses have come close […]

Shirley Ann English

Shirley Ann English

Shirley Ann English, 73, of Cranesville, died Friday, May 26, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born in Erie on December 5, 1943, the daughter of the late Robert J. and Edith E. Russin. She was a member of the Franklin Center United Methodist Church for over 50 years. Shirley spent her childhood in […]

UPDATE: General McLane HS Military Signing Recognition

UPDATE: General McLane HS Military Signing Recognition

(May 30, 2017) Today at 10am in the General McLane HS auditorium students, together with local dignitaries, school administration, and parents gathered to honor some of their own. Six students were recognized for their commitment to serve in various branches of our United States Military. It was noted that this was the first such event […]

Message of Faith – Sacred Service

Message of Faith – Sacred Service

This weeks Message of Faith submitted by Rev. Joanne Rowden From the website sacredserviceonline.com, we read, “Sacred service begins with the knowledge that everything and everyone in the universe is a unique sign of Divine Beauty, Power and Perfection. Gradually this knowledge grows into love for all as one. Then, this radiant love blossoms into […]

Vernon LeRoy “Tom” Burkett

Vernon LeRoy “Tom” Burkett

Vernon LeRoy “Tom” Burkett, 75, of Cambridge Springs died Friday, May 26 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born in Bedford, PA on June 25, 1941, the son of the late Floyd and Alice Burkett. He enjoyed fishing and gardening. He was a member of the American Legion in Saegertown. […]

Lancer Letter – In Praise of Principals

Lancer Letter – In Praise of Principals

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District I originally wrote this Lancer Letter in 2013 and it is even more true today: It’s May. This is the time of year when people often say to educators, “are you winding down?” The truth of the matter is that we have to crank it way up and […]

Kenneth “Ken” Alward

Kenneth “Ken” Alward

Kenneth “Ken” Alward, 66, of Edinboro, died Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Edinboro Manor. He was born in Erie, on June 10, 1950, the son of Zola Alward and the late James Alward. He enjoyed fishing and golfing. He worked at National Forge as a machinist for many years until the company dissolved. Shortly afterward, […]

General McLane High School To Host Military Signing Recognition

General McLane High School To Host Military Signing Recognition

EDINBORO, PA (May 24, 2017) – General McLane High School will be hosting its first-ever Military Signing Recognition to honor the seniors of the Class of 2017 who have committed to serve our country. Students will include: Hunter Beddick (Air Force), Brody Wise (Army), Chloe Casbohm (Navy), Derek Hecker (Navy), Marisa Sammons (Navy) and Daniel […]

Lancer Letter – Senate Education Hearing

Lancer Letter – Senate Education Hearing

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District As you may be aware, the Pennsylvania Senate Education Committee was in Erie last week to learn more about the Erie situation. I was one of three county superintendents to testify at the hearing. My full testimony can be found on our website. I recommend that you read […]

General McLane High School Wins Caring Place Contest

General McLane High School Wins Caring Place Contest

EDINBORO, PA (May 16, 2017) – General McLane High School’s Caring Club placed first in Highmark Caring Place’s Awareness Raising Project for National Child Grief Awareness Day. Forty-five schools entered the contest. “One of the contributing factors was that the entire District and community supported this cause,” said Brenda Hertel, the Caring Club advisor. “We […]

Pamela Renee Susan Buren

Pamela Renee Susan Buren

Pamela Renee Susan Buren, born February 24, 1981, was taken from us on March 11, 2017. Her children and dog Maggie were her joy in life. She was a very free spirited person who enjoyed trying new things and living life to the fullest. Pamela had a sense of humor like no other. She always […]

Lancer Letter – New York, New York!

Lancer Letter – New York, New York!

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District It was in 1981 that I got the idea that it would be a great thing to take members of the GM High School choir to experience the life and culture of New York City. So we began fund raising and in 1983, took our first trip. I’ll […]

Gregory Edward Abramoski

Gregory Edward Abramoski

Gregory Edward Abramoski, of Edinboro was born and passed away on April 28, 2017 at Magee-Women’s UPMC Hamot. He was the son of Nicole C. Beiter and John J. Abramoski. He was preceded in death by his aunt, Holly Abramoski, of Erie and his maternal grandparents, Greg and Stacey Beitervof, of Johnstown. Other than his […]