H. Robert Cannell

H. Robert Cannell

H. Robert Cannell, 89 of Edinboro, died Monday, March 26, 2018 at Edinboro Manor. He was born in Pottstown, PA on July 7, 1928, the son of the late Horace and Stella Cannell. Retired as zone manager from Sears Roebuck & Co., Bob also proudly served his nation and local communities such as: a medic […]

Joan Eleanor Robinson

Joan Eleanor Robinson

Joan Eleanor Robinson returned home to our Heavenly Father at 12:00 p.m. on March 12, 2018 at Pleasant Ridge Manor in Girard, PA where she was treated with kindness, honor and dignity over the past five years. Joan was a member and faithful servant of St. Augustine Episcopal Church in Edinboro, PA for 40 years. […]

Betty Bennett González

Betty Bennett González

Betty Bennett González, 90, of Greenville, Ohio, formerly of Edinboro, PA and Ponte Vedra, FL, died Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville, Ohio. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on July 22, 1927, the daughter of the late Audley C. and Clara (Diebold) Bennett. Betty served with the US Army in […]

William E. Harvey

William E. Harvey

William E. Harvey, 82, of McKean, died Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at home. He was born in Erie, on August 5, 1935, the son of the late Michael and Elizabeth Harvey. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, at 8th and I Marine Barracks, Washington D.C. He was one of President Eisenhower’s chefs. He worked […]

State Representative Brad Roae visits General McLane

State Representative Brad Roae visits General McLane

Yesterday, PA State Representative Brad Roae visited General McLane to learn more about our schools and programs. He visited both General McLane High School and James W. Parker Middle School, touring various classrooms and speaking with both students and staff. Roae represents the 6th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

General McLane Students Become PSIA-Certified Ski Instructors

General McLane Students Become PSIA-Certified Ski Instructors

Edinboro, PA (March 20, 2018) This weekend, nine General McLane students and an alumn became certified ski instructors through the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA). Students included Spencer Conaway (11th), Katie Johnson (10th), Jessie Johnson (12th), Nicole Foulkrod (12th), Hannah McDermott (12th), Dylan Mroz (11th), Ryan Flanagan (12th), Ashley Burhen (11th), Nick Halmi (11th) […]

Mildred Mae (Hoehn) Viera

Mildred Mae (Hoehn) Viera

Mildred Mae (Hoehn) Viera, 97, of McKean, died Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Saint Vincent Hospital. She was born in McKean on June 22, 1920, the daughter of the late Fredrick and Wilhelmina (Baron) Hoehn. Mildred worked as a machine operator at Buffalo Plastics for 30 years. She was also employed for 7 years at […]

Richard E. “Dick” Sweeney

Richard E. “Dick” Sweeney

Richard E. “Dick” Sweeney, 83, of McKean died Thursday, March 15, 2018 at St. Mary’s East in Erie. He was born in Erie on September 29, 1934, the son of the late Everett and Helen Sweeney. He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing and golfing. His family meant the world to him, and he loved the family […]

General McLane High School Yearbook Wins National Recognition

General McLane High School Yearbook Wins National Recognition

Edinboro, PA (March 12, 2018) – For the ninth consecutive year, the staff of GM’s yearbook, The Imperator, has won a national award from the American Scholastic Press Association. The 2016-2017 General McLane High School yearbook, The Imperator: Just Keep Swimming, has received national recognition with a first place award from the American Scholastic Press […]

Michael W. Bond

Michael W. Bond

Michael W. Bond, 64, of Edinboro, was called to heaven on March 1, 2018 after a two year battle with ALS. He was born in Erie on June 23, 1953, the son of William (Diane) Bond of Naples, FL and the late Audrey (May) Bond. Michael served his country for 23 years with both the […]

Camp Invention Returns to General McLane

Camp Invention Returns to General McLane

EDINBORO, PA (February 27, 2018) – The nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program is returning once again to General McLane School District during the summer months. Camp Invention is for students in grades 1-6 throughout all of Erie County. The program takes place at James W. Parker Middle School June 11-15, 2018. The program is offered by […]

J.W. Parker Middle School Team Places 3rd In MATHCOUNTS

J.W. Parker Middle School Team Places 3rd In MATHCOUNTS

James W. Parker Middle School’ MATHCOUNTS team placed third out of 18 schools during their regional competition. There were nine students who attended this yearly math competition at Gannon University this past Saturday. Students included Shane Dexter, Caleb Minner, Genevieve Preston, Nathanael Robbins, Zachary Rolland, Aiden Seeman, Nadia Tysiachney, Avery Van Dyke and James Williams. […]

37th Annual Broadway Dinner Tickets Go On Sale Monday!

37th Annual Broadway Dinner Tickets Go On Sale Monday!

EDINBORO, PA (February 27, 2018) – Tickets for the 37th General McLane’s Broadway Dinner go on sale Monday, March 5. The 37th Annual Broadway Dinner takes place April 6-8, 2018 at McLane Church. This event is produced by General McLane’s Music Department and showcases the talents of almost 225 students in different Broadway performances, including […]

Ruth Banister

Ruth Banister

Ruth Banister, 80, of Erie, died Friday, February 23, 2018 at UPMC Hamot. She was born in Erie on June 8, 1937, the daughter of the late William and Ruth E. Banister. She was an avid Pittsburgh Pirate fan and loved making puzzles into art. She also enjoyed making scrapbooks. She loved hearing from and […]

Leslie Brozell

Leslie Brozell

Leslie Brozell, 95, of McKean, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 at Sarah Reed in Erie. He was born in Erie on July 10, 1922, the son of the late John and Bertha Brozell. Leslie worked as a boiler maker and pipe fitter at Erie City Iron Works for 33 years. He was the hardest working […]

Mary Louise Lakin

Mary Louise Lakin

Mary Louise Lakin, 88 years old, of Albion, Pennsylvania, died February 18, 2018 at her home,with the support of loving family, friends and caring nurses. Born in Titusville, Pennsylvania, Mary Louise, known to her friends as “Lou” or “Mary Lou”, was the third of three children. Preceding her in death were both of her parents, […]

It’s St Patrick’s Day And It’s Gonna Be A Party!

It’s St Patrick’s Day And It’s Gonna Be A Party!

2018 St. Patrick’s Day Party Our Lady of the Lake Parish in Edinboro will hold its annual St. Patrick’s Day Party on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Our Lady of the Lake Social Hall, 128 Sunset Drive from 6:00 to 10:00 P.M. Doors will open at 5:45 P.M. Advance sale tickets are Single $15.00 and […]

John D. Sekel

John D. Sekel

John D. Sekel, 96, formerly a resident of Erie, died peacefully on February 14, 2018. He was born in Edinboro on September 28, 1921, the son of the late John and Mary (Pecuch) Sekel. John retired from Hamot Medical Center in 1986 after 24 years and served on Hamot’s Credit Union Board of Directors in […]