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 […]

Cameron County Youth To Take Aim at Shooting Sports

  The Cameron County Long Beards, NWTF Chapter, partnered with Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA) to host a JAKES Take Aim event for youth at “Weekend in the Wilds”. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Country Blessings To Resume Regular Hours After This Week

    Country Blessings appreciates your business and would like to extend apologies to the community for the infrequent store hours the last few weeks. We have been short handed and are doing our best to stay open while sicknesses and vacations are happening.  (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County […]

Mid-S Explore Sizerville State Park

  The following programs will be offered this weekend at Sizerville State Park: Friday, July 13, at 4 p.m. – “Tree ID” (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Extension Picnic Planned

  Summer is here and it is time for the annual Cameron County Penn State Extension picnic.  It will be held on Wednesday, July 18 at Sizerville State Park on Route 155 north of Emporium. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Poker Run

    Northern Tier Camp Cadet Poker Run will be held August 4th, with registration at 9 a.m. Ride starts at 10 a.m. at Larry’s Sport Center and ends at the same location, 1913 Rt. 6 W, Galeton. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Class of ‘02 Reunion

  The CCHS Class of 2002 will be holding their 10 year class reunion on August 4. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Summer Madness Picnic at Senior Center

    by Stephanie Loveland, Emp. Senior Center Director  The Emporium Senior Center will be holding a “Mid Summer Madness” Picnic on Saturday, July 14th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  right here at the center.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Fair Meeting

  Cameron County Fair Board will meet July 16th at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds. This is the last scheduled meeting before the fair, which is August 5-11. The public is invited to attend. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale Very Successful

  Pictured are just a few of the many book buyers who visited the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library on Tuesday morning, July 3rd, for the opening day of the Friends of the Library’s annual Used Book Sale.    (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘A Regular Reader from Alabama’

Hi Kent, Although my family moved to central Florida from Emporium in 1959 when I was 5, I still remember the wash out, picnic grove, and going by the Dorman residence on the way out Rich Valley Rd. to our camp – Hemlock Lodge with my parents, Leon and Shirley and my brother Lee. (Full […]

‘Nicknames Continued…’

Denise Balizet stopped by the office to fill us in on some more nicknames. She told us her nickname was “Neeche”, her brother Philip’s was “Flip” and her sister Karen’s was “Karky.”.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Cameron County Little League Ousted From D10 Playoffs

by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County 11-12-year-old Little League all-star team played two games last week in the loser’s bracket of the District 10 tournament and won one before being eliminated. On Monday they won at Warren but on Thursday were beaten at home by the Bradford Americans. (Full Story available on […]

Ridgway Eliminates Cameron County Senior All-Stars

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Senior Little League baseball team was ousted from the District 10 tournament on Saturday as they fell at Ridgway, 7-4.  (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

From the Bleachers

by Rich Summers   It was a disappointing Sunday afternoon as the Ludlow Wildcats were unable to come up with enough players to field a team. At least I didn’t travel all the way to Ludlow, but I was looking forward to parking my truck in the shade along Sizerville Road and taking in a […]

Harry’s Corner

by Harry Jones   Meg Whiting had the low gross score of 45 in Tuesday’s Ladies League. Lois Wehner took low gross with 28 and most points won with 25. Sandy Stuart still leads the league with 109 points. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Second Stop On Penn-York

  The second stop for the Penn-York Junior Golf League was at The Pennhills Club in Bradford on Monday (after press time).    (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, will be held on Saturday, July 14th at the Rolfe Sportsmen’s Club, Silver Creek Road, Johnsonburg, starting at  9 a.m.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Wandering Aimlessly

Goatsuckers   Goatsuckers, also referred to as nightjars, are night hunters with a loud, haunting, ethereal song.  Legend has it that this nocturnal family of birds can sense a soul departing and capture it as it flees.  The goatsucker I have chosen to write about this week is one of my favorite songsters; the whip-poor-will. […]

Independence Day?

by William Crisp   The big news before our national Independence Day was the big loss of Independence the ruling elite took from Americans in the “Healthcare Bill.” The Supreme Court ruled that the Bill could stand and that among the more than twenty new taxes the Bill will levy, (the highest tax hike in […]

Mountain Lines

by Nelson Haas   Raccoons Somewhere on a Raccoon Map my house is circled in red with the notation: “FREE FOOD AND SHELTER.” (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo) So, no topic what platonic story you are studying, no subject what theme your theme is on, no count what […]

Arlene Zidar

(1921-2012) Arlene H. Zidar, 90, of 423 Woodland Ave., died Monday morning (July 9, 2012) at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys

Dorothy Card

A memorial service for Dorothy M. Card will be held at 10 a.m. on (July 14, 2012) at Faith Baptist Church, Rich Valley Road.

C. Arlene Benson

A memorial service for C. Arlene Benson, former longtime resident of Emporium, will be held in Wellsboro on Saturday, July 21, at 2 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, 53 West Avenue. Light refreshments will be served afterward. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Business casual attire is preferred.

  EVERYONE IN THE POOL! – With recent temperatures in the high 90s, people are looking for any way to cool off. Here, Lexi Newton tries to coax, in her own way, her brother Maxx away from the edge of the Sizerville State Park Swimming pool.

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)

More Nicknames’

I was enthused by the trivia submission of Gordy Strycula as published in April in the Echo. Here are a few that Gordy didn’t pull up from his rolodex…     (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Were You There?”

Emporium Echo; Good People: The Cameron County Veterans Museum will be open from June 30, 2012 to July 9, 2012. A lot of history is on the wall.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Trivia Answers and Memories’

My name is William Cox Sr. I was born in Emporium on 311 West 5th St. I’m one of 13 children born to Charles and Rose Extrom Cox. I get the Cameron County Echo. from a good friend who knew I lived in Emporium, Joseph Scarnati. I read it from cover to cover. I’m the […]

‘Most Distant Echo Reader’

On the subject of the most distant reader of the Echo. I was recently talking to my cousin  Ann Marie Russell and her husband Ernie, she told me they read it in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘John Baker, House Mover’

Mr. Riegel, In the April 18th Echo, Myrtle Schweikart Baker wrote in about her father, John moving houses. My mother, Twila (Ludwig) Alden said Mr. Schweikart moved a house for her parents, Monty and Sue Ludwig. It was an old schoolhouse that they made into a house. The house is in Potter County, Keating Township, […]

Cameron County Little League Still Alive In District 10

  by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County 11-12 year old Little League baseball team had a busy time in the first week of the District 10 Tournament. On Monday they defeated the Bradford Nationals, on Thursday they were sent to the loser’s bracket by the Warren Americans and on Saturday they advanced […]

Senior League Opens Tournament With Loss

by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The 2012 Cameron County Senior Little League began District 10 play last Monday night but were defeated 8-1 by St. Marys. Joe Childs held Cameron County to seven hits in the St. Marys win at the Cameron County Little League Complex. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this […]

Alle-Catts Thump Crosby

by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Emporium Alle-Catt baseball team picked up another win over the weekend as they defeated the Crosby Mud Hens, 18-1. In the game played at Olivett Field at the Portage Township Recreation Complex, the Cats overcame a slow start to win easily on Sunday. (Full Story available on the […]

Logue, Etchepare Play In Penn-York

  Results of local golfers in the Penn-York Junior Golf League in Elkdale, June 25th: (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

From the Bleachers

by Rich Summers   At my weekly Friday meeting at a local business I had the good fortune to run into one of the best football players in Red Raider history. Mike Simon was in town visiting and for those of you who don’t remember, Mike, after a stellar career at CCHS, went on to […]

Harry’s Corner

by Harry Jones   Meg Whiting was the top dog Tuesday night playing in the Ladies League. Meg had low gross, 42, low net, 34, and most points won, 20. Sandy Stuart still leads the league with 89 points. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Raider Parent and Player Meeting   All Cameron County High School Red Raider football players (grades 7-12) and their parents are to meet at the football field on Monday, July 9th at 5:30 p.m. (after agilities). (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Wandering Aimlessly

Native Fishing by Phil Burkhouse The two older grandsons, Big Jake and Little Bear Wes, have terminated their academic endeavors for the summer and are now ready to expend all their energy they had previously devoted to homework and honing their scholarly skills to a razor sharp edge to another important educational milestone:  fishin’. (Full […]

Wild Things

by William Crisp   I enjoy growing things so I spend a lot of my time pampering plants. One of the projects I’ve got going are blueberries. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Doe License Process Begins July 9

With general hunting license sales underway, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe reminded hunters that county treasurers will begin accepting antlerless deer license applications from resident hunters starting Monday, July 9; and from nonresidents beginning Monday, July 30. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Stanley Major

(1929-2012) Stanley E. Major, 82, of Port Allegany, passed away (June 26, 2012) in his home.

Pauline Black

(1931-2012) Pauline M. Black, 80, of Smethport, died Friday (June 29, 2012) in the Sena-Kean Manor, Smethport Write most this bad trait and why you dislike it writing service for research paper Subsequently that every essay is checkered with the most up to engagement plagiarization espial software and sole then gets emailed to you. This […]

David Williams

(1955-2012) David M. “Dude” Williams, 57, of Sizerville Road, died Thursday (June 28, 2012) in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport..

Robert Condon

(1949-2012) Robert T. Condon, 62, of Penn Hills (Pittsburgh), formerly of Verona, Oakmont and Florida, died Monday (June 25, 2012), in his home, following a brief illness.

  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 […]

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)