Lancer Letter – Every Student Succeeds

Lancer Letter – Every Student Succeeds

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District No Child Left Behind has been left behind. On December 10, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to replace NCLB. Essentially, Congress figured out what every educator knew in 2002 when NCLB went into effect – the reach and detail of the NCLB law was […]

Message of Faith – Practicing the Presence

Message of Faith – Practicing the Presence

This weeks Message of Faith submitted by Rev. Joanne Rowden Throughout life, all of us have times of practice. Perhaps you have practiced playing piano, of softball. Perhaps you’ve practiced karate or singing. When I was about 10, I began practicing the guitar. I learned how to place my finger on the frets, how to […]

Area Seasoned Citizens Invited To Meet.

Area Seasoned Citizens Invited To Meet.

Pictured are the 2016 officers of the Edinboro Area Senior Citizens. From left: Joan Angelo, President; Reggie Burke, Secretary; Leslie Vogel, Treasurer; Pat Ptasic ,vice president and Pat Swoger, secretary. The group meets on the second and fourth Fridays of each month at noon at the Edinboro United Methodist Church. They invite all area seasoned […]

James L. “Jim” Titus

James L. “Jim” Titus

James L. “Jim” Titus, 74, of 11818 Campbell Road, Titusville, died suddenly on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at UPMC Hamot, in Erie. Jim was born on June 27, 1941, in Titusville, to the late Earl and Erma Langworthy Titus. He married Jane Biel on Aug. 12, 1969, in New York. He attended Titusville schools. Jim […]

Wise Words – Are You Feeling SAD This Winter?

Wise Words – Are You Feeling SAD This Winter?

Submitted by Dr Becky Wise Are you SAD this winter? Everyone goes through times of sorrow, due to loss, loneliness, uncertainty, etc. but depression is something more severe than just sorrow. Seasonal Affective Disorder is appropriately abbreviated SAD because it is a form of depression that comes and goes based on the time of year, […]

Francis James Kilbane

Francis James Kilbane

Francis James Kilbane, 83, of Edinboro, died Thursday, January 7, 2016 at Rolling Fields Elder Care Community. He was born in McKean on November 19, 1932, the son of the late Homer and Genevieve Kilbane. He attended McKean Joint High School. Francis retired in 1995 after working more than 36 years for Autoclave Engineers as […]

Lancer Letter – Possibilities

Lancer Letter – Possibilities

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District There is something about the calendar changing to 2016 that has made me retrospective. For those of us born closer to the middle of the previous century, the year 2000 was something of a year of demarcation. So many discussions and writings focused on life before the year […]

Gary Edward Barbou

Gary Edward Barbou

Gary Edward Barbour, 63, of Edinboro, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born in Canonsburg, PA on September 20, 1952, the son of the late Grier C. and Marilyn Barbour. After Gary graduated high school, he attended Penn State University where he earned his Bachelors (BS) degree and then earned […]

Dr. Michael Thomas Lukert

Dr. Michael Thomas Lukert

Dr. Michael Thomas Lukert, age 78, a former resident of Edinboro since 1967 and more recently a resident of Westlake Woods Assisted Living, died on January 1, 2016 at his residence. Born in Kansas City, Missouri on June 28, 1937, he was the son of the late George Gordon Lukert and Bonita Ellen Gardner Lukert. […]