Through the generous donations of Cameron County residents, the Emmanuel Episcopal Church was able to purchase items to fill 10 shoeboxes during the drive held at Northwest Savings Bank last month. Shown are organizer Sis Miller and Peggy Letterman of Northwest. Shoeboxes are delivered to less fortunate children in the United States and around the […]

Downtown Holiday Decorations Vandalized

    by Amanda Jones  Echo News Editors A police report will be filed concerning vandalism perpetrated in Emporium over the Thanksgiving holiday. According to Cameron County Chamber of Commerce Director Tina Johns-Solak, vandals damaged several recycled-tire Christmas decorations, uprooted plants in flower pots and damaged a concrete bench in Emporium’s business district. “Disappointment does […]

High Winds Bring Down Emporium Facade

    The façade on an Emporium business came down due to high winds a week before tear-down of the structure was expected. Emporium Borough Manager Don Reed stated that a portion of the former Admit One building’s façade broke loose and fell part-way to the ground due to wind gusts of 40-60 miles per […]

Gearing Up For Christmas In the Wilds

    Cameron County residents are gearing up for the Christmas in the Wilds celebration, set to take place Saturday, December 10. The event begins at 9 a.m. and features a parade, craft and gift vendors, hot foods and beverages and fun for the whole family. As part of the festivities this year, the Cameron […]

66 Bears Harvested In Cameron County

    Bear hunters in Cameron County harvested 66 bears during the first three days of the 2016 hunting season. Northcentral Pennsylvania again led the state in bear hunting. Cameron County had one of the lower counts for Northcentral PA counties, but still had more bear harvested than most counties outside of the region. Over […]

Community Chest Fund Drive Off To Great Start

    It is seven weeks into the 2017 fund drive and it’s been a great start.  Through November 25th, $7,165.50 was collected toward the $20,500 goal.  Thanks to all who have contributed.  This drive will run through September 30, 2017. Watch for monthly updates.  Each month a writeup will be featured on one of […]

Students Clean Up Litter on School Grounds

    Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful organization believes that our younger generation is the key to a cleaner environment. Providing opportunities for environmental stewardship is a big step in that direction. Cameron County School District is now partnering with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, Litter Free School Zone program.  The organization also offers programs that can complement lessons […]

Ladies Auxiliary Craft Show

    The Emporium Fire Department Auxiliary will hold their annual Christmas Craft Show on Saturday, Dec. 3rd from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Emporium Firehall. Food will be available. For more information call Bev at 486-0936, Bev at 486-2039, or Gen at 486-0396.    

Community Christmas Caroling

    Everyone is invited to participate in Christmas Caroling on Saturday, December 10th, in the vacant lot next to The Midtowne in downtown Emporium. This is part of the Christmas in the Wilds celebration. Come and help sing Christmas songs starting at 11 a.m. and continuing until the start of the parade. The singing […]

Basket Raffle

    A basket raffle fundraiser is being held to support the Cameron County Middle School Boys Basketball program for boys in fourth, fifth and sixth grades.  More than 45 items were donated locally and arranged into baskets. Tickets can be purchased at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and Artisan Center. Tickets are eight […]