June Realty Transfers

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

Max Narby To Be Immortalized

    A group of Cameron County residents want to remember former teacher and Emporium Borough Councilman Max Narby with a mural.   Muralist Michael Pilato who created the artwork as part of the Cameron County Canvas project has agreed to immortalize Narby. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Chamber To Keep The Fireworks Fuse Lit In Emporium

    For more than 30 years Cameron County residents and visitors have looked to the sky the first Saturday of July and covered their ears as fireworks blast off celebrating Independence Day.  Several weeks ago members of the Cameron County Fireworks Committee announced this would be their last show. (Full Story available on the […]

Fun-Filled Weekend at the Sinnemahoning Park

Come to Sinnemahoning State Park for a fun filled weekend. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Donors Roll Up Sleeve To Support Blood Bank

    The Community Blood Bank held a blood drive on June 21st at the CCMH Emporium Wellness Center on Sizerville Road.  Eighteen donors turned out in support with 15 units being collected.  A drawing was held for two $25 Sheetz gift cards, winners were John English and Paul Haviland Jr. (Full Story available on […]

Night Swim

    There will be a night swim on July 9 at the CCHS pool sponsored by the Lady Raider Hoop Club. It will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Cost is $3.00 per person and $5.00 family. There will be music, food and games. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron […]

Make-A-Wish Discussed at Rotary

    Tuesday, June 26, was a busy day for the local Rotary Club. There was a full house with members and guests present. It was Mark Saline’s last day as president of our club so he was presented his president’s plaque for serving our club from June 30, 2011 through July 1, 2012 with […]

Yard Sale To Benefit Make-A-Wish

Riki Goodyear, a senior at Cameron County High School will be holding a special Yard Sale for her Senior Project to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

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)

Emporium Resident Facing Charges

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor An Emporium man was arrested by police on charges of criminal trespass, criminal attempted rape, sexual assault and other crimes early last Wednesday. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Weekend of ‘Wild’ Fun, Food

    This weekend is Weekend in the Wilds and Art Fest in downtown Emporium. More than 69 vendors will be offering artwork, activities and food on July 6 and 7. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

EZ Rolling To Close Doors In Emporium

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo Thanks to new legislation passed by the federal government, another business in Emporium will be shuttered. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Obstructions Being Cleared Along Emporium Borough Rights-Of-Ways

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Borough of Emporium street crews have been working, when time allows, to clear brush and tree limbs along rights-of-ways in the community. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Motions In Rebert Trial All Denied

    Convicted murderer Steven P. Rebert had several motions denied last week in Jefferson County Court. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

New Schedule For Commissioners

    The Cameron County Commissioners have announced a new schedule for their July meetings. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

David Lyon, former catcher for the Cameron County High School Red Raiders and Kent State University, returned to Emporium Monday, after having spent a week at the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. He is the first player from Cameron County to play in a World Series. The community welcomed David home at the Little […]

‘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)

Community Chest Exceeds Goal, Donations Still Accepted

  Cameron County Community Chest has collected $20,570.75 toward its $20,500 goal, which puts the organization over the top.  Thanks to all who have contributed.  The 2012 Fund Drive will be kept open until September 30.  Depending on the amount brought in, the budget for 2013 may be increased. (Full Story available on the newsstands, […]

Historical Society Summer Reading Selections

  “A Contested Claim” by Acclaimed 19th-century novelist Emma Mersereau Newton …her story brings to light questions about the legitimacy of a key treaty between the Pennsylvania colonists and the Six Nations, including the last chief of the Delaware’s whose tribe’s lodge stood in the heart of disputed territory called “Hemlock County,” today known as […]

DRMC First In PA With Smallest Microscope To Aid Lung Patients

  Zachary Petitt of Emporium noticed he was having a hard time breathing just going up the stairs. Over a period of just a few months, normal things became hard to do due to the discomfort in his chest. At age 29, he knew something was wrong (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this […]

Library Book Sale Begins Tuesday

    If you’ve been waiting for The Friends of the Library’s Annual Used Book Sale to begin, your wait is just about over.  The side door of the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library will open at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 3rd, and book lovers will be able to begin their search for the perfect […]

Home Gardeners Watch For Late Blight On Potatoes and Tomatoes

    Penn State Extension is reporting that late blight has been confirmed on commercial tomato and potato plantings on five different farms throughout four counties in Southern Pennsylvania including Lancaster County. This has implications for Pennsylvania home gardeners, who should be watching their plants closely for this disease. (Full Story available on the newsstands, […]

Class of ‘77 Looking For Addresses

    The Cameron County High School Class of 1977 is putting the finishing touches on organizing its 35th reunion, which will be held August 18. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Driftwood Welcomes New ATA Bus Driver

    The Driftwood Sr. Center is excited to have a new ATA Bus Driver.  Bob Seiders, better known as “Big Bob” from Sinnemahoning will now be behind the wheel of the ATA bus to bring you safely to the Driftwood Sr. Center for fun and a hot, nutritious lunch any Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday.  […]

Sign-Up This Week For Reading Club

    Sign-up for the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Club continues this week, having begun Monday, June 25th and continuing through Saturday, June 30th at the library.  Now on its summer schedule of hours, the library is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; and from […]

Outdoor Movie Night

    The Cameron County Fair Association and SPCA are presenting the family movie “We Bought a Zoo” starring Matt Damon on Saturday, June 30th.  It will be shown on a 16 foot screen at the fairgrounds. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Exciting Month at Senior Center

by Stephanie Loveland, Emp. Senior Center Director We had an exciting month full of anticipation, thoughts of winning, and conversations of “what would you do if you won the money?” (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo

Night Swim

    There will be a night swim on July 9th at the CCHS pool sponsored by the Lady Raider Hoop Club. It will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Cost will be $3.00 per person and $5.00 per family. There will be music, food and games. Come join the fun! (Full Story available […]

    No one was hurt in this two-vehicle accident on Route 155 at its intersection with Route 120 in Shippen Township. David W. Pearce of Gipsy, was traveling approximately 10 mph south on Route 155 and drove through a stop sign. His vehicle’s front right bumper struck the front left bumper of a vehicle […]

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)

Property Tax, Rent Rebate Deadline Extended

    The deadline to apply for Pennsylvania’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program has been extended to December 31, 2012 to allow eligible individuals more time to take advantage of the program, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson). (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Big Foot Fever Attacks Cameron County

    A popular event and fundraiser for Mountaineer Search and Rescue is scheduled for Saturday, July 7.  For a $5.00 donation (license), you have the opportunity to search for Big Foot!  Those who are successful in capturing the big feet will receive a prize during the Weekend in the Wilds event.  Licenses are currently […]

Library Memorials

Following are Memorials given to the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Matthew Rodich Among Art Contest Winners at ERHC

    Four local high school students were recently named the winners of Elk Regional’s 110th Anniversary Art Contest.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Family Center Fun Nights

The Family Center will be holding Family Fun Nights on Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

St. Mark VBS

    The Sky’s the Limit!  Vacation Bible School will be held at St. Mark’s Parish from Sunday, June 24th – Thursday, June 28th from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.     (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Cameron Horning Receives Excellence In Chemistry Award

    Cameron Horning, son of Chris and Annetta Horning, received recognition for his Excellence in Chemistry.  This award is received when a student shows outstanding achievement in Chemistry Studies in high school.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

30 Donors at Blood Drive

    The Emporium Blood Drive was held at the VFW Club Rooms on Thursday, June 14th, with 30 successful donations. Thirty-six donors were presented but five were deferred.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

ATA Bus Reads ‘Have A Good Day!’ Well…

    by Stephanie Loveland, Emp. Senior Center Director The Senior Games 2012 was more of an adventure than planned.  The story goes a bit like this:   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Local Author’s Book Available in Paperback

    Local author, Tiffany Simar is happy to announce her book My Apologies is now available in paperback and E-book. Cost for the paperback is $13.77 with the cheapest shipping option and the price of the E-book is $2.50.   (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)

American Legion To Meet

    Olkosky-Jessop American Legion Post 194 will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 26th, at 7 p.m. at the Cameron County Vets Club. All officers  and members are asked to attend.   (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 determied eligible on Wednesday, June 27, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the building located behind the Northern Tier Community Action offices at 135 West Fourth Street in Emporium.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County […]

Fair Royalty Sought

    It’s that time of the year again! Time to begin the search for new fair royalty. The Cameron County Fair Association is actively searching for candidates for Prince and Princess, Jr. Miss, and Miss Cameron County.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

SPCA Movie Night

    The Cameron County Fair Association and SPCA are presenting the family movie “We Bought a Zoo” starring Matt Damon on Saturday, June 30th.  It will be shown on a 16 foot screen at the fairgrounds.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

SCHOOL EMPLOYEES RETIRE – The end of the 2011-2012 school year marked the beginning of a new chapter in the lives of five Cameron County School District employees. Retiring from the school district after decades of devoted service are: Kathy McCulla, Sue Dechant, Jim Zoschg, Diana Boden and Grace Horning.    

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)

Solicitor’s Opinion Rules For Horning

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo Cameron County School District Solicitor Jennifer Gornall has responded to allegations made at a recent board meeting regarding Board President Annetta Horning’s eligibility to serve on the board.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Lyon Looking Forward To Playing Pro Ball

    While a possible professional baseball career awaits Emporium’s David Lyon, more pressing issues were to be decided in Eugene, OR, Monday night.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)