Posts tagged Gannon University

Sales, soles and Fitbits

   September 2, 2014 5:39 am    0

A really big shoe sale (a tribute to Ed Sullivan) brought home three faves for this girl. I hit the DSW clearance rack, and $86 later, this trio followed me home. I may have to return to get the strippy sandals I left behind. This all started because my granddaughter had the cutest boots on when we saw…

 

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Fitbit, Cubii and ideas to get fit

   August 4, 2014 8:02 am    0

Look — it’s smiling! In Her Times  yesterday, Karen Beardsley-Petit shared a story about Gannon University’s staff  using Fitbits and treadmill desks. I blogged about the benefits of treadmill desks last year. I would love one. And the Fitbits? I bought one for $59.95. It’s tiny. I wear it 24/7 and I like the simplicity of it….

 

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Perry Square Alliance honors Gloria Knox

   September 19, 2013 6:35 am    1

The Perry Square Alliance, a nonprofit group formed in 2008, honored its former president and founder Gloria Knox during the Party off the Park event. The event took place at the Erie Art Museum last night. Gloria and her husband, Atty. Wally Knox, were the former owners of the Boothby Inn on West Sixth Street….

 

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Volleyball spikes success in Erie

   August 21, 2013 7:19 am    0

Encouraging your kids to play sports is near and dear to my heart. Our kids played everything. Right now, volleyball role models are everywhere in our region — at the high school and collegiate levels. For girls, Gannon, Mercyhurst and Edinboro are among the top five of the PSAC West preseason women’s volleyball poll. The…

 

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Empty nesters share sweet tour

   November 5, 2012 8:42 am    0

There’s no reason to lament an empty nest. Get outta there and have some fun. And you don’t have to go far. My hubby decided we needed a ride up to Chautauqua. It’s closed for the season, but it’s impressive any time of year. The communities all around the region also impress.  We stopped at…

 

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Golden girls from Glamour to Gannon

   November 2, 2012 8:56 am    0

These awesome women made gold more than an accessory at the Olympics. Glamour magazine’s 2012 Women of the Year issue, photographed entirely by 114 women, hits newsstands and homes Nov. 6. It’s a celebration of women — in sports and everywhere else. Speaking of great and golden women, Gannon University and the Erie Insurance Arena…

 

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Passed — a time test becomes life changer

   August 7, 2012 7:06 am    1

You should be able to hear the giant sigh come right off this page. My oldest son, the doctor of physical therapy from Gannon University, passed his licensing exam. He took it a week ago, and we have been waiting nervously ever since for the news of what’s next. Last night at midnight, we got…

 

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Little bitty pretty one — home and apartment style

   August 2, 2012 8:39 am    0

In honor of my youngest moving to his first apartment at Gannon University, here are a few stories on a new trend of tiny apartments and homes from 90 square feet up. The one woman didn’t have a kitchen. Or a kitchen sink. She did dishes in the tub. The apartments are often called micro-sized,…

 

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Kid careers: Know when to hold them

   July 23, 2012 8:04 am    0

Just when you tell your kids to not to gamble or play Internet poker, along comes 2004 McDowell grad Darren Elias. He won nearly $3 million at the World Poker Tour Jacksonville BestBet Open in May. Read the full story here. His dad is Bill Elias, Gannon’s former athletic director and football coach and current project manager…

 

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Erie teens take golf to next level

   July 17, 2012 7:37 am    0

If you need a reason to teach your kids to play golf, check out the teens who are making their marks on the links.  Karlie Zabrosky won her second straight EDWGA Stroke Play Tournament Saturday at Lake Shore Country Club. Read the full story from the Erie Times-News sport department here. Zabrosky, a three-time District 10…

 

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