Myrtle Olive Brown

Myrtle Olive Brown

Myrtle Olive Brown, 92, of Edinboro, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 at her home. She was born in Tionesta, Pa on August 31, 1924, daughter of the late Herbert and Edith McWilliams. Myrtle enjoyed gardening, antique furniture, going antiquing with her daughter, and collecting Dept. 56 village houses. She loved spending time with her dog […]

Lancer Letter – Privatize this!

Lancer Letter – Privatize this!

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District It is well known that the person put in charge of public education at the federal level, Betsy DeVos. She has been a champion for charter and private schools and would like government to do more to fund them. At the state level, the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reported […]

Lancer Letter – Empty Halls

Lancer Letter – Empty Halls

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District The hallways are empty. I looked outside the Education Center door into the high school and the hallways were empty. That means one thing: school will be starting soon. You see, in the summer, the first thing that happens is all the furniture in classrooms is moved into […]

Betty J. Olsafsky

Betty J. Olsafsky

Betty J. Olsafsky, 87, of Edinboro, formerly of Liberty Street in Erie, died Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Edinboro Manor. She was born in Cherry Hill, PA on October 20, 1929, the daughter of the late George and Lydia (Heinonen) Seaman . She graduated from Albion High School and was a nurse’s aide at […]

Goodell Gardens Farmers Market Celebrates National Farmers Market Week

Goodell Gardens Farmers Market Celebrates National Farmers Market Week

Edinboro’s weekly farmers market to host special activities on Aug. 9 EDINBORO, Pa. – Goodell Gardens Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 6-12. Goodell Gardens Farmers Market is held each Wednesday from 3-6 p.m. from mid-June through September The National Farmers Market Week celebration at Goodell […]

Lancer Letter – Relativity

Lancer Letter – Relativity

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District This Lancer Letter was originally written in 2012: My cat is gifted. Kitty, as he is descriptively named, is certainly one of the smartest felines in the world. I make this boast based on my observations of Kitty’s exploits and actions. He does things that I find to […]

Tabla For Two Musical Duo To Preform At Unity in Edinboro

Tabla For Two Musical Duo To Preform At Unity in Edinboro

Tabla for Two is a musical duo consisting of Masood Omari and Abigail Adams Greenway. Masood has created original compositions drawing from rich musical traditions, blending classical Eastern beats with Western style to produce a powerful fusion for the tabla and harmonium. Many who have heard this music describe it as mesmerizing, energizing and transcendental. […]

Mary Agnes “Mick” (Simendinger) Keller

Mary Agnes “Mick” (Simendinger) Keller

Mary Agnes “Mick” (Simendinger) Keller, 86, of McKean, died, Sunday, July 23, 2017. She was born in Altoona, PA on April 7, 1931, the daughter of the late Clarence and Alma Simendinger. She graduated from Altoona High School in 1950, then went to Mercy Hospital for Nursing, graduating in December of 1953. Mary received her […]

Beth Arlene Rhebergen

Beth Arlene Rhebergen

Beth Arlene Rhebergen, 96, of Erie, formerly Jamestown NY, died Monday, July 17, 2017 at UPMC Hamot. She was born in Westfield, NY on May 20, 1921, the daughter of the late Clifford and Alida Harmelink. She owned and operated Beth’s Beauty Shoppe in Sherman, NY for 30 years. Beth was a previous member of […]

Lancer Letter – The General

Lancer Letter – The General

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District It’s time for a little vacation for me so this week and next, I’ll be rerunning a previous Lancer Letter. I first published this one upon the 150th anniversary of the death of General John McLane who died in the battle at Gaines Mills. I think it important […]

Edinboro and McKean Elementary Schools Participate in Supply Drive

Edinboro and McKean Elementary Schools Participate in Supply Drive

July 17, 2017 (Edinboro, PA) — Both Edinboro and McKean Elementary Schools will be participating in United Way’s Kickoff for Student Success Countywide School Supply Drive. On August 15, companies and individuals are invited to drop off new school supplies to Edinboro Elementary School and/or McKean Elementary School to ensure elementary students enter this school […]

Barbara Jean Yatzor

Barbara Jean Yatzor

Barbara Jean Yatzor, 83, of Helena, Alabama, formerly of Edinboro, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Compassus Hospice and Palliative Care in Birmingham, AL. She was born in Waterford, PA on September 28, 1933, the daughter of the Robert and Helen Wilcox. Barbara worked as a cafeteria worker for J.W. Parker Middle School, and also […]

Nancy Ann Chisholm (Venanzi)

Nancy Ann Chisholm (Venanzi)

Nancy Ann Chisholm (Venanzi) passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on June 29th, 2017. Born on October 7th, 1949 in Bradford, Pa. to Emilio “Meets” Venanzi and Marian T. Venanzi. Nancy graduated from Bradford Area High School in 1967 and attended Edinboro University. She was an active member in her church, an avid lover of […]

Lancer Letter – The Register

Lancer Letter – The Register

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District These days, one of the hot topics in education is the “Common Core Standards.” Some people strongly object to them for various reasons but the objection I find most amusing is based on not wanting the federal or state government to dictate what children should learn (that is […]

Sea Wolves Edinboro Commuity Night At UPMC Park July 14th

Sea Wolves Edinboro Commuity Night At UPMC Park July 14th

Friday July 14th will be the Sea Wolves Edinboro Community Night at UPMC Park. What a great way to spend a summer evening and show off your Edinboro Pride. A General McLane student, Taylor Thomas, will sing the National Anthem and the first pitch will be thrown out by members of the Edinboro University Softball […]

Goodell Gardens To Hold Monarch Butterfly Release

Goodell Gardens To Hold Monarch Butterfly Release

EDINBORO – Celebrate the magic of Monarch metamorphosis at Goodell Gardens & Homestead! Edinboro’s botanical garden will host a Monarch Butterfly Migration Celebration and Release on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017 from 2-4 p.m . Each person attending the event will have a chance to release a live adult Monarch Butterfly. The event will include Monarch […]