Pigeons Evicted From Clock Tower

    Cameron County commissioners reported last week that the clock tower at the Cameron County Court House is now secure. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

No Donation Considered Too Small For Community Chest

    Cameron County Community Chest has collected an additional $100 in donations since the last update and is at $20,700. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Night Sky Event Planned

Have you ever looked into the night sky and wondered about planets or constellations? Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA) and other local night sky enthusiasts are offering an introductory night sky program for all ages. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Time Running Out To Adopt A Duck

    Fundraising for the July 2013 fireworks is underway this week in Cameron County.  A duck derby will be held in conjunction with the Cameron County Fair on Friday, August 10. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo) Write My Essay Writing Reference pages and only hazy and European […]

July Realty Transfers

Following are the Cameron County secured real estate transactions for July. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

National Fuel Ups Prices 4.7%

    The Pennsylvania division of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (National Fuel) has announced its annual adjustment to Gas Supply Charges to become effective August 1, 2012. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Night Swim

The Class of 2014 will be having a night swim to raise money for their Junior Prom. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

7th Grade Orientation

    The Cameron County High School 7th grade orientation will be held on Thursday, August 23 at 6 p.m. in the high school auditorium. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

May Hollow Youth Field Day

    May Hollow Sportsmen’s Club and Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association Youth Field Day will be held August 11th at May Hollow Sportsmen’s Club. Registration starts at 9 a.m. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Local Author Releases Fourth Book

    Local woman Tiffany Simar has released her fourth book entitled “My True Heart.” (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Library Summer Reading Program

    On August 6, the 21 Cameron County youngsters who had met their 2012 Summer Reading Club goals were invited, along with the Library Story Hour and Free to Be Three youngsters to a great afternoon of fun at the library. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Vascular Screening

    Cole Memorial Hospital has teamed up with UPMC Hamot on a Vascular Screening event at Cole Memorial’s Central Potter Health Center from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on August 14. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Decrease Your Stroke Risk

    Decrease your risk of heart attack or stroke now! (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Thank You For The Senior Center Donations

The Emporium Senior Center has recently been blessed with generous donations, joyfully performed services, and several acts of thoughtful kindness.  Sometimes a simple “thank you” doesn’t feel like enough, so we wanted to publicly let everyone know how wonderful you all are and that you are truly appreciated. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in […]

Haunted House Plans Already Underway

    Plans are underway for another scary Haunted House in downtown Emporium this October. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Rec. Office Closed

    The Cameron County Recreation Center office will be closed August 9th through August 17th.  It will reopen on August 20th. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Free Cancer Screenings

    Dr. David Moylan will provide free colorectal and prostate cancer screenings on August 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., at The Patterson Cancer Care Center at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Weekend Activities at Sizerville Park

    The following programs will be offered this weekend at Sizerville State Park: (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Cemetery Meeting

    There is a reorganization meeting for the Rich Valley Cemetery scheduled for August 9th at 10 a.m. at the Cabin Kitchen. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Give Blood, Go To Disney

    The Community Blood Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania is holding its biggest promotion in years during the hardest month of the year for the blood supply. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Free Mammograms

    Free mammograms for women 40 and over are offered at the Women’s Health Center at Cole Memorial Hospital on August 15. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Raiders Ready For Season, Fourteen Lettermen Return

    Cameron County High School’s 2012 football team will field 35 players, including 14  returning lettermen; seven offensive starters and six defensive starters. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Once again the weather robbed me of a Sunday at the baseball field as the Alle-Catt playoff game between Emporium and Bradford at St. Bonaventure University was rained out.     (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Harry’s Corner

  by Harry Jones   Meg Whiting led the Tuesday Ladies League with a score of 44. Betty “Down the Middle” Clingan had low net score with a 36. Lois Wehner won the most points with 21. Bev “Flat is Beautiful” Jones leads the pack with 193 points   (Full Story available on the newsstands, […]

Guisto Golf Tourney This Weekend

    The 4th Annual Nick Guisto Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, August 11th, at the Emporium Country Club.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Penn-York Ends Season

    The Penn-York Junior Golf League ended its season at Wellsville recently, with Corey Haas (Wellsville) winning with a 69, the overall Division Championship with a 39 point total and the Davis Memorial Trophy for Most Outstanding Golfer with a 71.5 stroke average.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron […]

Wandering Aimlessly Summer Fishing 2012

  by Phil Burkhouse The two oldest grandsons are definitely hooked on fishing and are still going strong late into the summer.  In July they hounded the trout that had collected in the cold water at the mouth of many of our small streams and experienced limited success. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in […]

Rubber Chickens

  by William Crisp   During this season of travelling for vacation, it is important to remember that among the most underappreciated items in the world are inflatable and/or rubber animals. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Hunt With A Veteran

    Pennsylvania Game Commission officials, in partnership with the state chapters of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), are encouraging hunters to help veterans discover or rediscover the thrills and joys of hunting in Pennsylvania. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘You Have Questions, I Have Answers’

Hi Kent, I worked for Ogden’s Pharmacy for 17 years and enjoyed making different sundaes. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Grandma’s Cabin Kitchen “Peanut Butter Pie Recipe”

What a joy to read everyone’s letters about my Grandma’s Peanut Butter Pie Recipe.  It can never be duplicated.  As one of the grandchildren, growing up in the back kitchen watching her make pies, we all know she had no recipe, and yet they were always perfect. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this […]

‘Shorthand’

I’m quite sure the shorthand manual that you refer to is the “Gregg’s Shorthand Manual” or textbook, pioneered by John Gregg. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Three Shoemakers In Emporium’

There were three shoemakers in Emporium.  Baldos On W. Greenwood St., Moscato’s on E. 4th St., and I think the Glasl girls had a grandparent in the business, located between St. Mark’s and the Methodist Church. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

August Ross

(1929-2012) August “Gus” Ross, 83, of Arcadia, Florida, formerly of West Chester, Yardley and Emporium, passed away Sunday (July 29, 2012).

May Heck

(1927-2012) May C. Heck, 85, devoted mother, wife, and longtime resident of Emporium, passed away  at 12:30 a.m. Friday (Aug. 3, 2012) at the Sunrise Manor Home of Leesburg, VA  with her daughter and her husband by her side.

Russell Andrews

(1939-2012) Russell J. “Butch” Andrews, 73, of 174 Valley View Road, died on Wednesday morning (Aug. 1, 2012) at UPMC-Hamot Medical Center, Erie.

Neil Shepard

(1927-2012) Neil Leroy Shepard, 84, of Conneautville, a former longtime resident of Austin, passed away, Monday (July 30, 2012) in his home with his loving family at his side.

Eleanor Pearson

(1926-2012) Eleanor A. Pearson, 86, of Guy and Mary Felt Manor,  formerly of Maple Street, died on Friday evening (Aug. 3, 2012) at Guy and Mary Felt Manor.

Martha Close

Martha Slottje Close, 90, of Roanoke, Virginia, went to be with the Lord on (Aug. 3, 2012).

Edward Segee

(1915-2012) Edward R. Segee, age 97, of Poplar Street, Danville, formerly of Emporium, passed away Saturday (Aug. 4, 2012), in his home.

  The Emporium High School Class of 1952 celebrated their 60th Anniversary reunion at the Emporium Country Club on Friday, May 25th. Classmates in attendance were, front row (l to r) Ellie Altman Klees, LeRoy Markert, Donna Ellis Ashley, Florence Haynes Rossman, Jean Zito, Reba Reed Palmer, Grace Moore LaBrozzi, Donna Schwab Pelkey and Earl […]

Geelen Faces Bench Trial On Moose Lodge Charges

  by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor James A Geelen,  who stands accused of embezzlement from the Emporium Moose Lodge, has waived his right to a jury trial in Cameron County Court and instead will appear at a  bench trial.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Fisher Found Guilty Of More Than 70 Charges

  by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor A criminal case which spanned nearly four years neared its end last week in Cameron County Court. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

$20,000 Raised For Make-A-Wish

  by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo The 15th Annual Dream Makers for Make-A-Wish of Cameron, Potter and McKean Counties Poker Run was held this past Saturday, July 16th, in Emporium. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Sr. Little League Tourney Opens Today

    Action in the 32nd Pennsylvania Senior Little League championship tournament gets underway today (Wednesday) at the Little League complex on Sizerville Road. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Elk State Forest Firefighters Deployed To Western States

 Cameron County Echo Forest firefighters from across Pennsylvania have been deployed in recent weeks to battle large forest fires burning several states in the western U.S.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

LEPC Looks Into 911 Phone Lapses

    Members of the Cameron County Local Emergency Planning Committee last week discussed  problems with 911 service for users of other than traditional telephone grids. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Big Foot Reported Missing By MS&R

  by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo Mountaineer Search and Rescue would like to thank everyone who participated in this year’s Bigfoot Hunt and all the businesses that so generously donated items to be used as prizes for successful hunters. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Local Businesses Say Play Ball

  The Pennsylvania State Little League Senior Division Tournament will be played July 25-30 in Emporium.  Local radio station WLEM-AM 1250 will broadcast each game.  Showing hometown spirit, a number of businesses sponsor the broadcasts and offer food to the players when they shine either offensively or defensively. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in […]

Cameron Co. Longbeards To Host Fundraising Banquet

  Food, fun, fellowship, and fundraising are set as the main events at the 5th annual Hunting Heritage Super Fund Banquet hosted by the Cameron County Longbeards Chapter of  National Wild Turkey Federation August 4, at the Emporium VFW.  (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Free Gas Industry Job Training Class

Potter County Education Council (PCEC) has announced that a limited number of openings remain for a free training class that will provide individuals with the skills they need to secure a job in the natural gas industry. Recent increases in the price of natural gas at the wellhead make it likely that energy companies who […]

Rotary Picnic Tickets

  The Emporium Rotary Picnic will be held Wednesday, August 15th at the Rod & Gun Club. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Jamming’ With the Garden Club

  After a very successful day of picking blueberries, Emporium Garden Club members will be demonstrating how to make blueberry preserves.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Another Peanut Butter Pie Recipe’

This note concerns Peanut Butter Pie.  I use a “shorter” recipe for this pie and it tastes very similar to Lena Miglicio’s.  Not the same but very close and a lot easier. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Another State Heard From’

Just got my Echo and see where Kent would like to know who owned the Tastee Freeze on Sizerville Road.  (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Thompson Brothers Carnival’

The Echo comes to me late because I live in Florida.  I’ve been a subscriber for 10 years. Many times I’ve wanted to respond to the trivia column, which I thoroughly enjoy, but I know my response will be past history by the time it reaches you. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this […]

‘Sure Nice To Read About Emporium’

I was reading the piece Lionel Minard wrote about all the ball teams. I knew the Sarick boys,  Andy, Sonny, Bobbie. They lived on West Allegheny Ave. where the new high school is today. I also knew Tom Leonard, Gerd McAulay, Jay McAulay. They all lived on 6th St. and I lived on 5th. We […]

‘Clarification’

I would like to clarify the statement made in last week’s Echo underneath the photo of the deer. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Cabin’s Peanut Butter Pie’

I wanted to mention to you about the Cabin Kitchen Peanut Butter Pie recipe you requested in the past Echo. This is the recipe I received 40 years ago. It’s different from the one another reader had sent you.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

From the Bleachers

by Rich Summers   The Pennsylvania State Senior Little League tournament will begin tonight for the 32nd consecutive year here at the Cameron County Little League Complex on Sizerville Road. I have been involved in Little League in one way or another, mostly as an umpire, since 1986 and I still get excited for this […]

Matt Gabler Golf Event

  The 4th Annual Golfing with Matt Gabler event, hosted by Friends of Matt Gabler, will be held Thursday, Aug. 9th at Bavarian Hills Golf Club in St. Marys. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Penn-York Results

   Josh Stauffer (Pine Acres) claimed medalist honors at Pine Acres in the Penn-York Junior Golf League last Monday. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Elk County Classic 5K

  The Elk County Classic 5K, sponsored by the Elk County Striders, was held Saturday, July 14th, in Johnsonburg. Overcast skies and the fast course brought out 64 runners (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Wandering Aimlessly

A Woods Walk With A Little Person by Phil Burkhouse   Cora Kathryn Grovanz is our youngest grandchild, and after three rambunctious boy grandchildren we finally got a rambunctious girl grandchild.  Cora is three years old going on fifteen and loves nail polish, jewelry, and most things pink, but she also has inherited a love […]

Fishing Mysteries

by William Crisp   We humans think we have everything figured out even though we keep screwing up. You name the subject and you’ll find more questions than answers. We’re not even talking astrophysics or quantum physics either. Meteorology? (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Trout Unlimited Meeting

  The July meeting of James Zwald Chapter #314, of Trout Unlimited will be held on July 31st, at the outdoor classroom of the St. Marys Middle School at  7 p.m.

Gary Crosby

  (1942-2012) Gary L. Crosby, 69, of 11453 Rt. 120, died at his residence on Monday night (July 16, 2012) surrounded by his family.

Mary Doud

(1942-2012) Mary Catherine Doud, 69, of 275 Telescope Rd., Ulysses, formerly of Emporium, died at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport on Thursday afternoon (July 19, 2012).

Florence Howlett

(1916-2012) Florence G. Howlett, 95, of 20563 CCC Memorial Hwy., died on Tuesday evening (July 17, 2012) at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys.

    Scott and Joni (Eastman) Holterback, former Emporium residents, have opened Allegheny Motosports in St. Marys. They plan to perform motorcycle, ATV and UTV repairs and services at a location at 1275 Brusselles Street and will host a grand opening of the business this week on Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday […]