The Cameron County Memorial Detail (above) lined up for Veterans Day ceremonies at the Big Flag Memorial in Emporium. Shown in the photo to the right is Joseph Fragale, Laurie Mckeone and Rebecca Pasquinelli after laying wreathes at the World War II Memorial in front of the Cameron County Courthouse. The address was given this […]

Mountain Lines

  by Nelson Haas   119                        PRACTICAL CARRY                11-09-15 While studying the recent innovations in concealed-carry holsters, I found a lot mentioned about carrying your sidearm in a manner which would make its access quick and easy. […]

County Hunters Help Fight Hunger

    Cameron County is now involved in Hunters Sharing the Harvest (HSH) program. Thanks to hunter generosity and certified butcher participation, the 97,000 pounds of donated ground venison is now providing about 450,000 meals to hungry Pennsylvanians. Buddy Wolfe, of Valley Meats is designated butcher for Cameron County.      


  by William Crisp   The rut is finally on. Although a little bit late, it is here. Last week, I could tell because when I went to a rifle range to zero a gun for deer season, I had to drive a buck off the range to do it. He must have been lying […]

Wandering Aimlessly

  A Nine Turkey Morning by Phil Burkhouse   Turkey season in Pennsylvania occurs twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall, and they are about as different as night and day.  Spring is the turkey breeding season.  Gobblers are vocal and are supposed to succumb to the pleading calls of […]

Fall Athletes Garner Post Season Honors

    Three Cameron County High School athletes in the 2015 fall season were named to all-star teams last week. Payton Bloom, a junior on the Lady Red Raider varsity volleyball team, was a second team selection in the North Tier League.

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Slippery Rock won their second consecutive Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference football championship with a 61-12 drubbing of West Chester on Saturday. My alma mater, who won the PSAC west, crushed PSAC east champion West Chester to avenge last year’s loss to the Golden Rams in the Division 2 playoffs. Go […]

Legion Sign-Ups

    Sign-ups for St. Marys American Legion baseball will be held on November 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Marys Legion on Center Street.  First year players must bring a copy of their birth certificate.

Community Christmas Dinner Needs Turkeys

    Calling all turkeys! The free Community-wide Christmas Day Dinner is on again this year. We are in need of lots of turkeys (the frozen variety) to feed the many people who come out for food and fellowship as we celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus together. Perhaps you are an employer that […]

House Decorating Contest

    Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and L&M Lumber are sponsoring a house decorating contest this season.  The contest enters its second season with some exciting changes according to Tina Johns Solak, executive director of the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce. “We want people to use a social hashtag and take selfies in front […]