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)

  MOUNTING FUGITIVE SEARCH – Members of Cameron County’s Mountaineer Search & Rescue unit get briefed on the Whittimore Hill area they were to search for missing fugitive Thomas Smith last Wednesday. Search & Rescue, Emporium and State Police, along with tracking dogs, covered the steep, forested terrain without turning up any evidence that Smith […]

Authorities Continue Search For Emporium Fugitive

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor As law enforcement officials continued to painstakingly follow up on leads as to the whereabouts of fugitive Thomas Edward Smith, a reward for information leading to his capture climbed to $5,000 on Monday. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Memorial Garden Discussed at School Board Meeting

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo On Thursday, Cameron County School Board members discussed personnel and policy changes at the school district. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Efforts To Repair Twp. Roads Ongoing

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo At August’s Shippen Township meeting on Tuesday, Supervisors discussed ongoing efforts to fix township roads in Sizer Run, Four Mile and Waldy Run. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

BWA Plans Celebration Of Sinnemahoning Creek

    The Bucktail Watershed Association plans to celebrate the Sinnemahoning Creek Watershed with a Driftwoodstock event at the Bucktail Rod & Gun Club.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Tom Smith remains at large

Emporium police department reporting:  The victim was stopped as she approached her home.  56 year old Tom Smith had his vehicle parked with the hood up…he asked her for a ride.  He said he needed a ride to sheetz.  As they approached Third Street he gave her another address…..when she made the turn he pulled […]

  NEW PANEL AT THE BUCKTAIL OVERLOOK – A new panel was just added at the Bucktail Overlook.  This panel completes the kiosk that was installed at this viewing area within the Bucktail Natural Area.  The panel depicts the monument at Driftwood which honors the Bucktail Regiment and it also acquaints you with the local […]

Elk County Convicts Serial Camp Burglar

  by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor A long list of serial camp burglaries in the region was brought to conclusion last week in Elk County Court when Daniel Aiello, 27, of St. Marys was found guilty on over 100 charges. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

State Police Continue Break-In Investigation

by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Emporium-based State Police continue their investigation of a series of break-ins at several Down County business locations. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Borough Striving To Meet PennDOT Requirements

    Emporium Borough and apparently a host of municipals governments across the state share difficulties in understanding and implementing requirements of Publication 213 sent out by PennDOT. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

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)

  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)

    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 […]

Area Couple Starting New Business Venture in St. Marys

    Two Emporium natives are about to embark on a new business venture. Scott and Joni (Eastman) Holterback are opening Allegheny Motorsports in St. Marys. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Senior Little League Tourney Gets Underway Next Week

  The 32nd Pennsylvania Senior Little League championship tournament begins next week at the Little League complex on Sizerville Road. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

New Starting Wage Set For County Workers

  by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Cameron County Judge Richard Masson and Magisterial Judge Barry Brown made rare appearances at last Wednesday’s meeting of the Cameron County Salary Board. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Board Clarifies Exit Agreement With O’Donnell

  by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo At July’s regular meeting, the Cameron County School Board of Directors voted to approve an addendum to the agreement previously made between former Superintendent Kevin J. O’Donnell and the district. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Fisher Trial Resumes Today

  A burglary trial for Scott D. Fisher is scheduled to resume today (Wednesday) in Cameron County Court. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Historical Society Acquires Information On Emporium Actress

by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo Members of the Cameron County Historical Society recently acquired a picture of actress Lillian Lewis, a one-time resident of Emporium interred at Newton Cemetery, and have found some information on the colorful character they will work into an exhibit. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron […]

Prospect Park Playground Making Progress, Still Needs Your Help

    Prospect Park Playground has been the recipient of gifts from around the country. Contributions from former residents have been received from California, Arizona, South Carolina and Virginia as well as other places in Pennsylvania.  (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

National Fuel Warns Utility Customers of Scam

  National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (“National Fuel” or the “Utility”) warns customers of a national scam that promises a new program, often referred to as a “bailout” or “energy credit”, offered by the current Federal Administration to pay utility bills for customers.  The scammers use a variety of methods to contact unsuspecting customers including […]

Skillman State Finalist In American Miss Pageant

    Miss Jordyn Skillman, 6, daughter of Kerri and Joseph Skillman of Emporium, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Pennsylvania Pageant to be held Thursday, Aug. 9th at the beautiful Hilton Harrisburg Towers Hotel in Harrisburg.  (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Quilters To Gather

  The Annual Gathering of Quilters will be held on September 8th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Foundry in Reynoldsville. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Blast’ Tickets Available Locally

    The Third Annual “A Blast in the Burg” will take place at Johnsonburg’s Memorial Field on Tuesday, July 31st at 6 p.m.  (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo

Music Booster Bingo

    CCHS Music Boosters Bingo will be held Saturday, August 4th, at the Emporium Fire Hall. Cost is $20 per ticket and includes six cards for every game.  (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

East Branch Instanter Boat Launch Closed

  Due to low water levels, the Instanter boat launch will be unusable for boats that must be launched and recovered using a trailer, as of Monday, July 16. Boats that can be launched by hand will still have access to the water. The lake is below full summer pool, currently at 1644.3’ and the […]

No Noticeable Gypsy Moth Defoliation

  Gypsy moth detection flights were completed the end of June and early in July.  The good news is that there was no noticeable defoliation.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

DRMC Rep. Speaks at Rotary

    Emporium Rotary member, Chris Luckenbill (left) introduced his guest speaker, Stan Smochek, Director of Clinical Informatics at Dubois Regional Medical Center, DuBois, at the club’s July 10th meeting. Chris also works at DuBois Regional as a Systems Analyst.  Mr. Smochek’s topic was Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and their Impact on Healthcare.   (Full […]

Chicken BBQ

  Come out and support one of your local fire and ambulance services.  The Sinnamahoning Volunteer Fire Department will be holding a chicken BBQ on July 21 at their fire hall starting at 11 a.m. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Food Pantry

  The Cameron County Food Pantry will hold a distribution for people determined eligible on Wednesday, July 25, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the building located behind the Northern Tier Community Action offices at 135 West Fourth Street. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Read With A Hero

  Mrs. Sallade, at the Woodland Elementary School, is looking for volunteer readers to join the school on September 11 to celebrate “Read With A Hero Day” to honor the memory of the heroes of September 11, 2001. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

      Shown are (l to r) Devin Palumbo, Elise Grovanz, Jake Walters, and Nate Palumbo at last week’s Weekend in the Wilds. The JAKE’S Take Aim event was sponsored by the Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA)

Second Set Of Charges Filed Against Eckert

  by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Charges in a second sexual assault case have been filed against an Emporium man. Adam Eckert, 32, of 226 West Fourth Street, was charged last week by Emporium-based State Police with indecent assault, corruption of minors, simple assault and furnishing alcohol to minors and harassment.   (Full Story […]

Local Man Assault Victim

  Emporium Borough Police are investigating an incident in which an Emporium man was the victim of an assault outside a bar on Fourth Street.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Hot Times in Emporium During Annual Weekend in the Wilds

  by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Cameron County celebrated the Fourth of July holiday in Emporium over the weekend, starting with a cooling ice cream social and music on Friday evening and moving to   a spectacular fireworks display finale Saturday evening.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County […]