J.W.Parker Middle School Adds Buddy Bench to Playground

J.W.Parker Middle School Adds Buddy Bench to Playground

EDINBORO, PA (December 22, 2015) – James W. Parker Middle School is the latest General McLane school to join the trend of preventing loneliness during recess. Thanks to a $500 grant received from the Pennsylvania School Counselors Association (PSCA), the school was able to add a Buddy Bench to its playground. According to Pennsylvania School […]

Lancer Letter – Peace Calm Quiet

Lancer Letter – Peace Calm Quiet

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District Peace. Calm. Quiet. Classrooms abuzz. Little ones fraught with anticipation. Electricity in the air. Peace. Calm. Quiet. Special programs. Special projects. Special effort to address less fortunate families. Peace. Calm. Quiet. Curriculum to cover. Only ten days left to the semester after Christmas. Keep the pace. Keep the […]

Dr. Ross Victor Pineo

Dr. Ross Victor Pineo

Dr. Ross Victor Pineo of Erie and formerly of Meadville, passed from this life on Monday, December 21, 2015 after losing a long battle with depression. He was born January 25, 1975 in Meadville to Att. William Pineo and Dr. Patricia Prather Pineo. He graduated from Conneaut Lake High School in 1992, from Dickinson College […]

Lancer Letter – A Simpler Gift

Lancer Letter – A Simpler 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. Note: This week, we continue with part […]

Linda D. Herrington

Linda D. Herrington

Linda D. Herrington, 59, died peacefully in her sleep on December 2, 2015, surrounded by her family. Linda’s life-long passion was art. She loved warm sun, sand, waves, and the ocean. She loved watching birds and had a fondness for animals. She was an amazing cook and had a stellar green-thumb. Linda loved Winnie the […]

Bonnie Borland Langill

Bonnie Borland Langill

Bonnie Borland Langill, was born in Erie, August 8, 1949 and after an 11 year battle with cancer, passed on to God’s care at home, surrounded by her family and the loving support of many. Bonnie graduated from General McLane in 1967, attended Wooster College, and graduated from Edinboro University in 1970. She passed on […]

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, […]