Thrifty Threads Christmas Sale Set For Dec 5th!

Thrifty Threads Christmas Sale Set For Dec 5th!

Our Lady of the Lake Thrifty Threads Christmas sale is Saturday, Dec. 5th from 8 to noon. There will be lots of gift items, jewelry, toys and decorations. As always, the proceeds benefit the needy in our area and beyond! Thrifty Threads is a ministry of Our Lady of the Lake Church. To learn more […]

Lancer Letter – A Simple Gift

Lancer Letter – A Simple Gift

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District Author’s Note: For the next three weeks, I will be rerunning a three part series which I wrote for the holiday season in 2011. I call it the “Simple Gift series” and I hope you agree it is worth printing again. A Simple Gift. In the popular holiday […]

4th Annual Toy Drive Scheduled For December 13th

Glunt Funeral Home will sponsor it’s 4th Annual Toy Drive on December 13th Toys and donations can be dropped off from 11am to 4pm. Refreshments will be available to all. Toys and donations collected will be given to local charity for distribution to families in need for the holiday season. Thanks to all who made […]

A Great Holiday Event For The Little Ones…

Boro Women and Family Services and Edinboro University Communications Studies Department are getting ready to welcome you aboard the Polar Express. This annual event is family friendly and is always tons of fun for the little ones. For more information or to pre-register call 734-4237

Beverly Janice Rouse Baker LaFollette

Beverly Janice Rouse Baker LaFollette, 91, of Erie, died Saturday, November 28, 2015, at Pleasant Ridge Manor West. She was born at Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo, NY, on 4-24-24, the first child of the late Earle Winslow Rouse and Caroline Bringleson Rouse. Beverly graduated from Strong Vincent High School in 1942. Married Lincoln A. Baker […]

Kevin Lee Parker

Kevin Lee Parker, 58, of Meadville, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 surrounded by his family at his daughters house in Waterford. He was born in Erie on September 18, 1957, the son of the late Harold L. and Elma Parker. Kevin was a 1976 graduate of General McLane High School. He had worked for the […]

Bonna Jean (Osterberg) Getto

Bonna Jean (Osterberg) Getto, 65, of Edinboro, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 unexpectedly at her home. She was born in Erie, on Feb. 13, 1950, the daughter of the late Norman and Dorothy Osterberg. Bonna was a member of the St. Francis Ushers Club and the McKean United Methodist Church. She loved to be around […]

Lancer Letter – Thanksgiving Family

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District At Thanksgiving we think about family, food – and televised sporting events. At the recent year-end volleyball banquet, Coach Heather Karns gave an emotional speech that reminded me that our athletic program is not just about wins and losses and physical activity. It’s about giving students the opportunity […]

Marian Claire (Pierce) Keener

Marian Claire (Pierce) Keener, 81, of Edinboro, died Sunday, November 22, 2015. She was born in Homer City, Pa on January 14, 1934, the daughter of Howard H. and Frances Alverta (Kanarr) Pierce, Sr. Marian graduated from Homer City High School in 1952. She worked at the Campus Sportswear for 9 years in Indiana, Pa. […]

Lancer Letter – Anticipated Weekend

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District It’s here, it’s here! It’s finally here! This weekend is one of my favorite weekends of the year. Like Ralphie’s father in A Christmas Story waiting to receive his “major award,” I look forward with anticipation to what has become my official kick-off to the holiday season. The […]

Wise Words – Edema and Swelling

Submitted by Dr Becky Wise Edema is swelling caused by excess water trapped in your body’s tissue, usually in the hands, arms, feet, ankles and legs. It occurs when tiny blood vessels in your body (capillaries) leak fluid. The fluid builds up in surrounding tissues, leading to swelling and can be the result of medication, […]

Fourth Grade Edinboro Elementary Student, Nicholas Walters, Discovers 10,000 Year Old Fossil at Presque Isle

EDINBORO, PA (November 16, 2015) – Should Nicholas Walters, 4th grader at Edinboro Elementary, ever want to pursue a career in paleontology, his résumé is off to an impressive start. During a class field trip to Presque Isle State Park and the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, the Edinboro Elementary fourth grader made a nice discovery: […]

Patricia Ann (Young) Alward

Patricia Ann (Young) Alward, 83, recently of Erie, formerly of Edinboro, Cambridge Springs, Rocky Grove and Phoenix, AZ, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 at Brevillier Village Retirement Center. She was born in Erie on October 5, 1932, the daughter of the late Klahr and Marion Young. Patricia was a member of the Redhat Society. She […]

Lancer Letter – Vengeance

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District To the last, I grapple with thee; From Hell’s heart, I stab at thee; For hate’s sake, I spit my last breath at thee. Captain Ahab, Moby Dick Revenge is a natural human reaction. When we are hurt by someone or even harm ourselves and blame others, it […]

Holiday Arts Fair Set For November 21st – UPDATED 11-11-2015

EDINBORO, PA (November 11, 2015) – The General McLane Foundation’s 9th Annual Holiday Arts Fair is quickly approaching. This year’s event will be held Saturday, November 21, at General McLane High School. More than 100 vendors will be in attendance, which includes nearly 20 new vendors. Ceramics, framed glass, paintings, pottery, wood and recycled items […]

Cupcakes & Color – For a Cause

Everywhere you look it seems there are articles and information about the fun and possibly even therapeutic benefits of coloring or painting. Adult classes and adult coloring books are readily available in stores. If you would like to try your hand at coloring again, or still just enjoy it and being with friends, Boro Women […]