Diane L. Perry (Flach)

Diane L. Perry (Flach)

Diane L. Perry (Flach), 51, of Edinboro, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018 at UPMC Hamot in Erie, Pa, following a brief illness. Diane was born April 2, 1966 in Akron, Ohio and during her life lived in Stow, Ohio; Oakland, California; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Edinboro, Pennsylvania. Diane was a loving person devoted to her […]

Mark Richard Erdely

Mark Richard Erdely

Mark Richard Erdely, 58, of Edinboro, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born in Erie on March 15, 1959, the son of George and Elizabeth Dietrich. Mark was a 1977 graduate of General McLane High School. He worked as a foundry worker at Penn-Union in Edinboro and later the Zurn […]

Phyllis E. Vatter

Phyllis E. Vatter

Phyllis E. Vatter, 93, of Edinboro, formerly of Lakewood, Ohio, died at home on Sunday, January 14, 2018. She was born in Edinboro, on August 12, 1924, the daughter of the late Albert and Iva Vatter. Phyllis graduated from Edinboro High School and attended Edinboro State Normal School, Fenn College and Cleveland State University. During […]

Dr. James Ray Kennedy

Dr. James Ray Kennedy

Dr. James Ray Kennedy, Ph.D., 85, of Edinboro died Saturday, January 13, 2018 at UPMC Hamot. He was born in California, PA on January 25, 1932, the son of the late James and Katherine Kennedy. Jim was a 1953 graduate of California State College (now California University of PA) and later received his Masters and […]

Remembering a Fallen Veteran

Remembering a Fallen Veteran

Sadly, one of the Vietnam veterans honored at my recent pinning ceremony has left this world for a better place. Gary E. Webster (pictured in the tan jacket, above) passed away recently. This proud Marine earned a Purple Heart for wounds sustained in July 1966. Two of the highlights in his life were meeting John […]

Delozier to Introduce Bill to Protect Second Amendment Rights as Part of Opioid Addiction State of Emergency

Delozier to Introduce Bill to Protect Second Amendment Rights  as Part of Opioid Addiction State of Emergency

HARRISBURG – Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) today circulated a co-sponsorship memo to address a possible unintended consequence to Second Amendment rights as a result of the governor’s declaration of a state of emergency in the fight against opioid addiction. Delozier noted the House and Senate have worked together over the past several years to pass […]

Sen. Brooks’ Edinboro Office to Host Veterans’ Representative on Feb. 14, March 14

Sen. Brooks’ Edinboro Office to Host Veterans’ Representative  on Feb. 14, March 14

HARRISBURG –(January 11, 2018) On the second Wednesday of every month, a claims consultant with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sen. Michele Brooks’ Edinboro District Office to assist veterans with benefit claims. The consultant, Shelly Messina, is available each month at Sen. Brooks’ office […]

Pa. Senator Brooks Named to Blue-Ribbon Commission to Support Firefighters

Pa. Senator Brooks Named to Blue-Ribbon Commission to Support Firefighters

HARRISBURG (January 11, 2018) – Sen. Michele Brooks has been tapped to serve on a special Senate commission charged with studying the state’s response to the declining number of firefighters in Pennsylvania. In recent years, the number of volunteer firefighters has dwindled to startling numbers, from 300,000 to 50,000. Brooks was chosen for the post […]

Michael Phillip Swift

Michael Phillip Swift

Michael Phillip Swift, 30, of Erie, died Saturday, January 6, 2018 at home. He was born in Erie, on November 13, 1987, the son of Sharon Swift of Saegertown and Jeffery Swift of Edinboro. He enjoyed playing guitar, video games, and listening to music. He loved his family and especially his nephews (Richard Diehl and […]

Ruth Mae (Nesbitt) Robinson

Ruth Mae (Nesbitt) Robinson

Ruth Mae (Nesbitt) Robinson was born May 11, 1925, in Syracuse, New York, to Laura Schrader. Ruth grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania, and became the older sister to one sister and two brothers. She married Grover Jacob Robinson, and she and Grover built their home in McKean, Pennsylvania. They were the proud parents of five […]

Eugene “Gene” Caldwell

Eugene “Gene” Caldwell

Eugene “Gene” Caldwell, 71, of Cambridge Springs, died Sunday, December 31, 2017 at Edinboro Manor. He was born in Cambridge Springs on December 22, 1946, the son of the late Arthor L. and Mary E. Caldwell. Eugene worked as a foreman at Penn Union in Edinboro for 35 years. He was preceded in death by […]

Donna Mae Kaufman

Donna Mae Kaufman

Donna Mae Kaufman, 67, beloved mother and grandmother, of Edinboro, passed away peacefully on, December 30, 2017 at UPMC Hamot. She was born in Erie, PA on May 27, 1950, the daughter of the late Clyde and Elizabeth “Betty” Henderson. She married the love of her life, John (Jake) Kaufman on June 7, 1968. They […]