Vacation Bible School

    The Christian & Missionary Alliance Church on Sizerville Road invites all children age 4 years-6th grade to their VBS event “Praise!” on July 8-July 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Car Wash

    The Cameron County Quarterback Club and the Red Raider high school football players will be hosting a car wash at Olivett’s on Saturday, July 14th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will be selling popcorn and drinks and having a football-throw contest as well. Come join in the fun and support our […]

Music Boosters

    There will be a meeting of the CCHS Music Boosters on Monday, July 9, at 7 p.m. in the high school band room.  We will be discussing our upcoming Bingo and band camp. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

In The Good Old Summertime

by Beth Ann Overly Felt Manor Living Activities Coordinator Our Felt Manor Living theme for this month is, “In The Good Old Summertime…” Our residents hope to soak up the enjoyment of these “lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer…” as Nat King Cole would have expressed it in his song! (Full Story available on the […]

Beat the Heat at the Senior Center

    Are you looking for an enjoyable place to go during the heat wave of summer? (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Wild’ Time Planned In Emporium Next Weekend

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo This year’s Weekend in the Wilds and Art Fest will be held in downtown Emporium on July 6th and 7th.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

County Shale Drilling in a ‘Slumber Mode’

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling boom was hardly more than a rumble here in Cameron County and is expected to remain in slumber mode for another year or so.     (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Commissioners Focus Attention On Down County Matters

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Cameron County Commissioners spent much of their meeting last Wednesday talking about projects in the eastern end of the county.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Minor Drug Charges Ends With Probation

    An Emporium man was sentenced to serve 30 days on probation following a guilty plea in Cameron County Court last Tuesday. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Pearsall Takes Vacant School Board Seat

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo At their June regular meeting, the Cameron County School Board of Directors voted in a new member to fill the seat vacated by the passing of member Dale Lewis.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Something’s A’Buzz at Pizza Palace

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo Pizza Palace owners Dave and Marlene Smith are expanding their business to include beekeeping and honey production.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Causer’s DEP Bill Moves To Senate

    Legislation authored by Rep. Martin Causer, which would simplify applications to the Department of Environmental Protection to remove stream obstructions has passed the house by a 136-60 vote.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

SSA Holds Another Successful Snake Hunt

    Participants in the recent Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s club’s annual snake hunt captured more than 50 reptiles the weekend of June 9-10.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

High School Honor Roll

  Mr. Lynn Hummel, Assistant Superintendent, and Mrs. Christine Holjencin, Assistant Principal, at the Cameron County High School, have announced that the following students in grades 7 through 12 have been named to the fourth quarter honor roll. Highest honors is 93 percent and above in all subjects. Honors is 85 percent and above in […]

Big Prizes at Chamber Golf Tourney

    Cameron County Chamber of Commerce yearly golf tournament on Thursday, June 14, at the Emporium Country Club, includes the opportunity for golfers to walk away big winners.  This year there are three hole in one prizes.  The first opportunity comes on hole 5 where Gore’s Auto Service is offering a vehicle valued at […]

SPCA Movie Night

    The Cameron County Fair Association and SPCA are sponsoring a movie night on June 30th at the fairgrounds. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Bible School

    The Christian & Missionary Alliance Church on Sizerville Road invites all children age 4 years-6th grade to their VBS event “Praise!” on July 8-July 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Dr. Carlson on the Road To London

    Franklin Gomez (Team Puerto Rico) exploded onto the international wrestling scene after winning a silver medal at the 2011 Fila Wrestling World Championships held in Istanbul, Turkey. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Weekend in the Wilds Filled With Music

    Weekend in the Wilds July 6 and 7 will include music on Saturday.  The mini-park will become home for the musicians during the ArtFest portion of Weekend in the Wilds. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Recent Field Surveys Confirm Gypsy Moth Numbers Increasing

Winter gypsy moth egg mass surveys indicated that the number of gypsy moth egg masses have increased over the past several years. Recent field surveys confirm the increase in the number of gypsy moths larvae.  While limited damage to trees has been noticed so far, what will this mean for next year?    Flights to […]

Lewis To Represent Cameron County at Laurel Queen Festival

    The 71st Pennsylvania State Laurel Festival begins Saturday, June 9, and continues through Sunday, June 17, in Wellsboro. The community is inviting you to join in celebrating everything this family-friendly event has to offer. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Woodland Elementary Library Memorials

The following books have been placed in the Woodland Elementary Library as memorials for the 2011-2012 school year: (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Night Swim

    Abby Etchepare, a senior at Cameron County High School, is organizing a Night Swim as her Senior Project to raise money for the Cameron County Food Bank. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Library Summer Reading Club Sign-Up To Begin Soon

    Parents and guardians, be sure to mark your calendars for the last week of June for the sign-up of your youngsters for the Summer Reading Club. Sign-up begins Monday, June 25th and continues through Saturday, June 30th. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Looking For Classmates

    CCHS Class of 1992 is still looking for addresses for the following people: (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Illegal Dump Sites Rear Ugly Head On South Mountain

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo Although Cameron County is known for its pristine beauty and cleanliness, an ugly problem continually rears its head near one of Emporium’s best-known locations. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Police Make Arrest In 2010 Burglary

\   by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Emporium-based State Police last week ended a nearly two-year investigation into a burglary incident with the arrest of Michael James Hallowell, 20, of Hillcrest Drive, Emporium.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Borough Council Issues Ordinance Violation Letters

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo About 40 ordinance violation letters were recently mailed out by Emporium’s Borough Council, and members were satisfied with the response.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

SSA’s Annual Snake Hunt Has Changed With Times

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Once believed to be  doomed because of new stringent state regulations, the annual Snake Hunt Weekend at the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association will be held this weekend, bigger and better than ever.     (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Fun-Filled Day at Drum & Henry Fishing Derby

    The Drum and Henry Kids Fishing Derby celebrated its 58th year of providing the area youth a fun filled day of fishing and refreshments. The thunderstorms and rain that was being called for held off for most of the event held at Bucktail Rod and Gun Club.   (Full Story available on the […]

Pre-Sale Carnival Tickets On Sale

    The Cameron County Little League will be selling pre-sale tickets for the carnival again this year. The carnival will be here Monday, June 18th through Saturday, June 23rd, with Wednesday and Saturday matinees. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)