Members of the Class of 1965 gathered August 12 to remember their deceased classmates at a bench recently placed in their honor. The location for the bench was chosen near the mural of Albert Peterson (the sailor in the mural). Al was a member of the Class of 1965 who was killed in Vietnam in […]

Demolition Imminent For Downtown

  Eyesore Properties   by Amanda Jones Echo News Editor Cameron County Commissioners held a special meeting Friday to open bids for demolition of three buildings. Three bids were received for demolition of the former Admit One building and an adjacent storefront on Fourth Street and an apartment building in the rear of the property […]

Traffic Pattern Changes In School Parking Lot

    by Amanda Jones Echo News Editor Cameron County School District officials are advising parents of traffic pattern changes following resurfacing of both parking lots over the summer. Maintenance Director William Smith stated that traffic patterns have been changed in the Woodland Elementary parking lot in order to alleviate some of the congestion at […]

Great Week at the Fair Despite Heavy Rains Canceling Thursday Events

    Cameron County Fair officials chose to cancel Thursday’s scheduled activities due to heavy rains and flooding across the area. While the fairgrounds itself did not suffer any damage from the torrential downpour that occurred on Thursday afternoon, areas of downtown Emporium filled up with water and required a response from emergency services agencies […]

Area Job Numbers

    Unemployment is up across the Commonwealth according to the July releases from the Pennsylvania Center for Workforce Information and Analysis. While the unemployment rate increased slightly to 5.6%, the statewide job count also increased over the same period to 5,893,400. Total non-farm jobs were up 20,000, with increases in nine of the 11 […]

Library Reading Club Hosts Party

    On Friday, August 5th, the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library hosted the finale party of the 2016 Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme was, “On Your Mark, Get Set Read!” The 30 young readers who participated in the month-long program read and enjoyed over 400 books. The children who completed the program by […]

LIFT Presents ‘Within Your Reach’

    Life and Independence for Today (LIFT) presents “Within Your Reach,” a new program on assistive technology for people with disabilities. If you think assistive technology is out of your reach, this is your opportunity to get firsthand knowledge and assistance on obtaining assistive technology to enhance your independence and allow you to live […]

Library Reading Club Hosts Party

    On Friday, August 5th, the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library hosted the finale party of the 2016 Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme was, “On Your Mark, Get Set Read!” The 30 young readers who participated in the month-long program read and enjoyed over 400 books. The children who completed the program by […]

Unique Presentation at Down Co. Baptist

    Down County Baptist Church invites you to join them and experience a very unique presentation of “The Christmas Story” on Friday, August 19th at 7 p.m. The church is located one-half mile from Route 120 on Route 555 in Driftwood.    

Food Pantry

    The Cameron County Food Pantry will hold a distribution for people determined eligible on Wednesday, August 24,  from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the building located behind the Northern Tier Community Action offices at 135 West Fourth Street in Emporium.