LaVerta Miller (Emmanuel Episcopal Church) and Caitlin Costanzo (NWSB employee) with shoeboxes and supplies for packing them for Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse.    

Food Pantry

    The Cameron County Food Pantry will hold a distribution for people determined eligible on Wednesday, October 26,  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.    

Historical Dinner Thursday

    Coming from Philadelphia, Dr. Paul Kahan, a well-known and respected authority on the education and history of Pennsylvania, will present a biography of Senator Simon Cameron, the man our county was named after, at this year’s Cameron County Historical Society Dinner. The fall dinner will be held Thursday, October 20 at 5:30 p.m. […]

Nam Knights Beer and Bacon Cash Bash

    Nam Knights will hold its annual Beer and Bacon Cash Bash on October 22nd at the Emporium Firehall. Doors open at 6 p.m.; drawings start at 7:00. Ticket includes food, beverages and $2,500 in cash prizes. Only 200 tickets will be sold for the cash drawings at $25 each. Guest tickets will be […]

Benefit Dinner

    A Ham and Scalloped Potatoes Benefit Dinner will be held Sunday, Oct. 30th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Emporium Firehall. Cost is $7.00; take-out $8.00. There will also be a Chinese auction.    

Portage Twp. Cemetery Meeting

    The Portage Township Cemetery Association will hold their fall meeting on Wednesday, October 19th at 7 p.m. at the Cameron County Recreation Center.  

Trunk or Treat Being Planned

    The First Baptist Church of Emporium and the Christian Missionary Alliance Church have once again joined together to offer Trunk or Treat to the children of Cameron County and share the Light of Jesus with our community. The event will be held on October 29th in the parking lot of Cameron County High […]

Pepperhill Fire Marker Dedication Today

    On October 19, 1938, eight people lost their lives attempting to extinguish a wildfire. After reviewing the tragic events a case study for training fire-fighters was developed to prevent this from happening again.  This ongoing training has saved many lives and will continue to be taught to teach future fire-fighters.    

September Realty Transfers

    Cameron County secured real estate transactions for September: Scott Lepold conveyed property in Driftwood  to Jeffrey S. Smeal for $1,000. Jo Lynn Michael; Shippen Township; Joseph H. Love; $26,500. John M. Uber; Emporium Borough; Richard J. Freyer; $50,000.

District Raises Rate To Attract More Substitute Teachers

    by Amanda Jones  Echo News Editor The school bell that previously stood in front of the Woodland Elementary School will likely be back in its place of honor before the end of this school year. District Superintendent Dr. Keith Wolfe stated that the housing for the bell broke several years ago. Apparently, the […]