Jane Alice (Galbraith) Beatty

Jane Alice (Galbraith) Beatty

Jane Alice (Galbraith) Beatty, 79, of West Lake Road, died Monday, May 23, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born in Johnston, PA on January 26, 1937, the daughter of the late Ralph and Nell (Stombaugh) Galbraith. She was an elementary Art Teacher at Mckeesport School District. She was preceded in death by her […]

Rose Marie Anderson Sonney

Rose Marie Anderson Sonney

Rose Marie Anderson Sonney, age 87, of Girard, passed away peacefully, on Thursday, June 9, 2016, at St. Vincent Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was born in Erie, on March 11, 1929, a daughter of the late Carl Arthur and Mary Ann Walczak Anderson. Rose Marie graduated from East High School. She was a […]

Walter “Walt” Woodrow Spiller

Walter “Walt” Woodrow Spiller

Walter “Walt” Woodrow Spiller, age 84, passed away peacefully at home in Edinboro, PA on Sunday, June 12, 2016 after a short battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend to many. Walt was born on February 29, 1932 in Erie, to […]

Lancer Letter – Five Year Finances

Lancer Letter – Five Year Finances

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District I still remember taking my first school finance class. My major take-away was this: When a school district DOES NOT raise taxes to balance a budget, there should a parade, fireworks and celebration. Learning the inside workings of a school budget made me realize how difficult it is […]

Edith “Edie” Mae Roan Swift

Edith “Edie” Mae Roan Swift

Edith “Edie” Mae Roan Swift, age 84 and lifelong resident of Edinboro, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016 at the Edinboro Manor. Swift, Edith She was born in Franklin Center, Pennsylvania on May 28, 1931 to the late Maurice T. and Ellen M. Roan. She attended grade school in Franklin Center and attended one year […]

Register Now For Garden Sprouts Preschool At Goodell Gardens

Register Now For Garden Sprouts Preschool At Goodell Gardens

Register now for Garden Sprouts Preschool EDINBORO, Pa. – Children ages 3-5 years old have a chance to explore the seasons at Goodell Gardens this summer. Registration for Garden Sprouts Preschool, designed for children ages 3-5 and their parent or other adult, is now open. This summer’s class theme will explore the changes at Goodell […]

Goodell Gardens To Host Botanical Beverages Fundraiser

Goodell Gardens To Host Botanical Beverages Fundraiser

EDINBORO, Pa. – Take your taste buds on a tour of Goodell Gardens on Saturday, June 18, when Goodell Gardens & Homestead will host Botanical Beverages, Herbs & Spices, a craft cocktail fundraising party. This is the second year Edinboro’s botanical garden will host the event, which pairs regionally-distilled spirits with plants in their Gardens […]

Arla May Gwynn (Mitchell)

Arla May Gwynn (Mitchell)

Arla May Gwynn (Mitchell), 92, passed away, Thursday, May 26, 2016 at UPMC Hamot. She was born April 25, 1924 in Tarentum, Pa to the late Dorothy Mitchell (Brady) and Rayburn Mitchell. She graduated from Tarentum High School and for two years attended Indiana State College in Indiana, Pa, where she won the position of […]

Lancer Letter – A Tale of Two Districts

Lancer Letter – A Tale of Two Districts

ubmitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District In 2010, I became the “new” superintendent of the General McLane School District. That same year, Dr. Jay Badams became the superintendent of the Erie School District. We each inherited very different districts. I was the beneficiary of a district that, under the leadership of a long-tenured superintendent, […]

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