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Cameron County High School hosted the 2016 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 2 Band Festival last week. The festival featured 160 student musicians from 37 area schools. Mr. Christopher Gankosky of St. Marys Area High School was selected to be this year’s guest conductor. Cameron County High School Band Representatives were: Mason Shaffer, Flute; […]

Buchanan Waives Preliminary Hearing

    by Amanda Jones Echo News Editor Charges were bound over to the Cameron County Court of Common Pleas Thursday after a tax collector accused of failing to remit collected funds waived a preliminary hearing. Melinda Buchanan, age 39, of Driftwood, was charged last week with two felony counts of theft by failure to […]

Nuisance Vehicles Discussed By Council

    by Amanda Jones Echo News Editor Ordinance enforcement issues continue to be the topic of conversation at meetings of Emporium’s Borough Council. Emporium Borough Police (EBP) Chief Dave Merritt stated that borough officials are still working with the solicitor to find a legal avenue to remove nuisance vehicles from borough streets. “Going through […]

Cameron County Ranks Top In Unemployment

    The most recent statistics released by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry indicate that the statewide unemployment rate has continued to decline. The new rate, which reflects statistics from December of 2015, is calculated at 4.8%, although new unemployment compensation (UC) claims are up in the four-week average. But, the unemployment count […]

VFW To Celebrate 70th Anniversary

    In celebration of the seventieth anniversary of the founding of VFW Post 6221 in Emporium, members will hold an open house on Sunday, March 6. The event will be held at the Vets Club on Third Street in Emporium from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m., and the involvement of the community is being […]

State Shows Interest In Costly Denton Hill Remake

    It has been a long time since an event at the lodge at Ski Denton was filled to capacity, but it was standing room only for a meeting to discuss a feasibility study and future plans for the park and its operations. More than 150 people attended the meeting hosted by the Department […]

CCHS Honor Roll

    Cameron County High School announces the Second Quarter Honor Roll: High Honors Grade 12: Kassandra Cheatle, Logan Clingan, Amelia Holjencin, Nathaniel Munsell, Samantha oberlander, Vincenzo Olivett, Victoria Perdicou, Crystal Sams, Trae Smith, Brianna Thompson  

Calling All Home Hobby Wine Makers

    The Emporium Rotary Club will be hosting the 13th annual Wine and Cheese Tasting Social on Saturday, February 27 at O’Connell Hall.  For years many have participated in the winemaking competition to the delight of the attendees. We are, again this year, asking for your donation of your best homemade wine.      […]

Woodland Elementary Honor Roll

    Woodland Elementary School announces its 2nd Nine Weeks Awards List. Grade 5 Mrs. Tompkins High Honors (All A’s) Elijah Conklin Honors (All A’s and B’s) Jameson Britton, Ian Bolin, Harold Bailey, Camdyn Allison, Conner Homan, Carsyn Nester, Madison Richardson  

After School Express Learns About Animal Winter Survival

    Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities recently presented a program at the Woodland School for 3rd and 4th grade students. The program was for students who sign up for the Afterschool Express program through the Local Family Center.  Don Bickford of Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA), recently visited the class to discuss how […]