Bingo For Books, Pizza

    The Cameron County Family Center is sponsoring, “Bingo for Books and Pizza” on Thursday, September 13th, at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church Parish Hall from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Erie Artist To Teach Classes in Emporium

    Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center welcomes Erie artist Deborah Sementelli Thursday, September 6 through Saturday, September 8.  The multi media artist will teach several classes open to all ages. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo) Miller Profil von Das kostenlose Video Portal

Car Show Held Recently

    Dream Makers 2012 Make-A-Wish Cameron County Car, Truck and Bike Show was held recently on South Broad Street, with over 65 cars, trucks and bikes. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Driver Safety Program

    The Emporium Senior Center will be hosting the AARP Driver Safety Program Monday, September 10th and Tuesday, September 11th, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with an hour off for lunch. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Moore Hill Homecoming

    The annual Moore Hill Homecoming will be held September 9th at 3 p.m. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Homecoming

CCHS Homecoming Parade will be held Friday, October 5th.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

New Arrivals at Country Blessings

    This week at Country Blessings (Sept. 5-7), located in Emporium at the Cameron County Christian Center, stop in to check out our new fall clothing! Sale this week, buy three shirts, get one free! (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

IN CUSTODY – Thomas Edward Smith is accompanied by Emporium Police Cpl. Matt Siple as they leave the Borough Police Station Monday evening. Smith, on the run for 27 days, turned himself into police at about 8:45 p.m. at a bar on East Allegany Avenue in Emporium.

      YOUTH TRAP SHOOTING EVENT – Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA), Bucktail Rod and Gun Club and a group of local Trap shooting enthusiasts recently held a Youth trap shooting introduction. The event was held on the trap range at the Bucktail Rod and Gun Club. Don Bickford, Director of CCOYA, says: […]

Sexual Assault Cases Will Result In Trials

by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Following a not guilty plea, sexual assault charges against Adam T. Eckert of Emporium will go to trial in Cameron County Court. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Man Sought For Assault Arrested in New Jersey

    The Emporium Borough Police Department announced last Friday that an individual wanted in connection with a July 4th assault in the borough had been taken into custody in New Jersey. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Harmful Bath Salts Become New, Legal Drug Substitute

by Amanda Jones, Cameron County Echo Law enforcement, treatment specialists, emergency departments and families across the nation are quickly learning about a new class of addictive substances being marketed to youths, made of harmful chemical substances that produce effects similar to cocaine, methamphetamines and heroin but accompanied by much more serious side-effects. (Full Story available […]

Structural Concerns, Rehabilitation Work Discussed at Stevenson Dam

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo On Saturday, employees from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and Cameron County’s Emergency Management (EMA) held a presentation at the Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park to inform community members of structural concerns, evacuation plans and planned rehabilitation work at the George B. […]

Voluntary Water Restrictions In Driftwood

    Residents served by the Driftwood Water Company are being asked to conserve water during the current dry spell and low levels in the reservoir in Nanny Run. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Emporium Plans Review of Ordinance

    Emporium Borough is in the process of reviewing a number of ordinances currently on the books. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

SVFD Sets Meeting Date

    The Sinnemahoning Volunteer Fire Department will hold a business meeting Monday, September 10, at its quarters. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Cameron County To Scare Up Fun In October

    Fall will soon be here along with black cats, pumpkins and events to make your hair stand on end!  Admit One You’re Done will return in October in Emporium.  More than 800 people got scared last year at the haunted house in the former Admit One building on Fourth Street. (Full Story available […]

Horner Elected President of SSA

    by Ray Savel Public Relations Chairman The officers and directors of the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association held their regular monthly meeting August 19th. Results of the election of officers to serve 2012 and 2013 were: President, Tim Horner; 1st Vice President, Carol Feidt; 2nd Vice President, Henry Burrows; Secretary, Linda Burrows; Treasurer, Mike Lease; […]

Bucktail Watershed To Hold Picnic

    Last Saturday the BWA held a picnic celebrating the Sinnemhoning Creek Watershed.  The BWA provided burgers and hotdogs, and attendees brought a dish to pass, so there was lots of great food.   There were lawn games such as horseshoes and volleyball, and an open mic session. (Full Story available on the newsstands, […]

Labor Day Weekend at the Park

    There are many activities this Labor Day Weekend at the Sinnemahoning State Park. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Free Haircuts at the Driftwood Senior Center

    The Driftwood Sr. Center helped Roger Knisely celebrate his 60th Birthday.  It was a great time featuring The Down County Country Boys band and a yummy hot lunch. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Awana To Begin Sept. 5

The Emporium C&MA church announces the start of Awana, its Wednesday night Children’s Ministry Program, beginning September 5th.  Children in kindergarten through 6th grade are invited to attend beginning promptly at 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. each Wednesday night during the school year. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Changes To Drama Club

The drama program at CCHS will be undergoing some changes to make the program better for students. Tuesday, September 4th, at 6:30 p.m. will be a parent meeting to discuss the upcoming season and some new, exciting changes to the program. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Pontoon Boat Tours

Interpretive Pontoon Boat Tours will be held at the Sinnemahoning State Park on Sunday, September 2nd. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Sizerville Pool Reopens For Labor Day Weekend

    Sizerville State Park swimming pool is closed now through Friday, August 31st. The pool will reopen for Labor Day weekend September 1st, 2nd and 3rd from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. As always, the pool is open weather permitting; if you are not sure, call the park office at 814-486-5605, Monday through Friday […]

Alzheimer’s Walk Meeting

    A team night will be held September 4 for anyone who is currently, or would like to be, on a team for the Alzheimer’s Walk. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Birds ‘n Brunch

    Birds n’ Brunch, a Specialty Pontoon Boat Tour will be held Saturday, September 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join the park naturalist at Sinnemahoning State Park for a morning bird-watching pontoon boat excursion. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Fish For Free Day

    Labor Day, Monday, September 3,  has been designated as a Fish for Free Day by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

PADDLING FOR MEDALS – Local youngsters did themselves proud earlier this month at the U.S. Canoe & Kayak National Championships near Warren on the Allegheny River. From left are Justin Aharrah, Paul Etchepare, Cassie Frey and Tony Olivett. Local paddler Randy Bailey and others guided the quartet of youngsters through demanding National competition format.

Cadaver Dogs Used In Fugitive Search

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor A new development in the search for fugitive Thomas Smith surfaced Monday when a letter to the editor of the Cameron County Echo, allegedly written by Smith, was left at the newspaper’s South Broad Street office.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron […]

Youth Paddlers Earn National Medals

Seeds planted on Cameron County waters bore fruit recently for a group of young paddlers who competed in the U.S. Canoe & Kayak National Championships earlier this month. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Commissioners Seek Ways To Assist Driftwood Boro

    A deteriorating road condition with the potential to impact traffic on State Routes 120 and 555 in Driftwood Borough was the focus of a meeting of the Cameron County Commissioners last Wednesday. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Chapman Pleads Guilty To Prison Escape

    by Bruce Whitman, Echo News Editor An Emporium man, on the run for nearly five years, entered a guilty plea to a charge of escape last week in McKean County Court. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Impact Fee Dollars In the Pipeline

    Cameron County and 36 other Pennsylvania counties where Marcellus Shale gas well drilling has taken place will soon be receiving shares of the state’s Unconventional Gas Well Impact Fee legislation. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Take A Walk, Learn About Bats at the Park

    Two programs will be offered at Sinnemahoning State Park this weekend. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Library Seeks Board Members

    The Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library (Cameron County Public Library) is seeking two Emporium Borough residents to fill vacancies on the Library Board of Trustees. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Lighting Donations Needed

    The account for the Sylvan Heights Street Light has enough money for six more months. The monthly charge for the light is approximately $12.70. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Scarf Class

    Get a jump on Christmas gifts, or just spend some time with friends learning something new! (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Support Your Local Blood Drive Thursday

Support your local blood supplier, the Community Blood Bank, where local donations support local hospitals and are received by local recipients. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Service Officer at VFW Today

    Roy Cowfer, VFW Department Service Officer, will be at VFW Post 6221 on Wednesday (today) from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to answer any questions that veterans may have. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Italy, Greece Trip Updates

    Students planning to participate in the Italy-Greece 2013 trip will be meeting with the trip chaperones on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. in the meeting room at the Brown Memorial Library to discuss upcoming fundraising activities.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Cemetery Cleanup

Several local folks recently met to discuss ways to help maintain the Rich Valley Cemetery. The group has scheduled a work day on the Rich Valley Cemetery grounds.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo) Essay Writers Wanted London Paying It is taken interaction reversion analyses as a solvent […]

Girl Scout Registration

    Girl Scouts of Cameron County will be having an open registration night on Wednesday, August 22nd from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m in the back room of the library.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Cooking with Herbs

    The garden club will meet at the parish hall at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 25th to carpool to the Little Mill Creek Farm in Ridgway. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Indoor Yard Sale

    The Cameron County Christian Center, located in Emporium (formerly the East 4th Street School) continues to have a huge indoor yard sale. The proceeds benefit the gymnasium renovation project at the Center. (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)

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)

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 So, […]

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) Fiscal Aid Tools Calculators It seems ilk everybody has a unlike persuasion approximately how to do swell on the SAT essay. essay writer site usa Whether you’re through […]

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)

  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 […]