CCOYA Plans Youth Pheasant Hunt

    Plans are underway for the annual Youth Pheasant Hunt scheduled for October 13th. The hunt, sponsored by Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA), is for Youth ages 12-16 who have passed a Pennsylvania Game Commission approved hunter-trapper education program. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Admit One You’re Done Haunted House

    This year’s Cameron County Haunted House will be held on October 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, and 27, Thursday through Saturday, at the old Admit One building on Fourth Street and will be called “Admit One You’re Done.” (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Dickinson Promoting Suicide Prevention

    Every 15 minutes a person dies by suicide in the United States and suicide is the second leading cause of death in teens (National Council for Community Behavioral Health Care; www.thenationalcouncil.org). (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Local American Legion Looking For New Members

    The members of the American Legion Auxiliary, Olkosky-Jessop Post 194 held their regular monthly meeting September 11, at the VFW Club. The American Legion Auxiliary, founded in 1919, is a women’s patriotic service organization. The Olkosky-Jessop Post 194 of the American Legion Auxiliary was formed 90 years ago in 1922. (The same year […]

Celebrate Red Raider Spirit

    First Friday in October is dedicated to Red Raider Spirit in Cameron County.  CCHS will celebrate homecoming and the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center will join the fun by offering a children’s bracelet making class. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Alumni Mass

    The ECCHS Alumni Association will kick off this school year’s Alumni Masses on Friday, September 28 at 10:30 a.m. in the ECC Chapel. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Spend Halloween Flexing

Emporium artist Gloria McIsaac will offer a flex bracelet class Wednesday, October 31.  The class will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and allow students to pick from a variety of gemstones! (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Cookies For The Cure Bake Sale   In order for me, Ella Sherry, to graduate in 2013, I have to complete a Senior Project.  It must consist of 20 hours and help the community in a positive way. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Open House at Sinnamahoning Fire Dept.

    “My name is Colleen Sherry, and I am currently a senior at Cameron County High School.  In order for me to graduate, I must complete a senior project that benefits the community.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Chamber Connection

Welcome to the chamber connection!  This monthly column is written by the executive director of the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce, Tina Johns Solak.  It appears because of the generosity of Adam Johnson, State Farm Agent. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Driftwood Senior Center Offers Two Flu Shot Clinics

    The Driftwood Senior Center celebrated three birthdays in September.  Bob Nordberg, Eddie Johnson and Mary Peters were all happy to celebrate their birthdays with cake, ice cream and good friends.  We were thrilled to be able to share their special day with them and hope they all have many more. (Full Story available […]

Parade

CCHS Homecoming Parade will be held Friday, October 5th.

Raiders Fall at Sheffield

by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity football team traveled to Sheffield looking for their first win on Saturday, but unfortunately, the Wolverines prevailed 13-12. CCHS had a 12-7 lead at the half but a late interception return for a Sheffield touchdown cost them the victory. (Full Story […]

Raider JV Gridders Top Kane Wolves

by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider junior varsity football team evened its record at 1-1 last Monday as they defeated the Kane Wolves, 24-7. In a game played at CCHS, the visitors scored first but then were shut out the rest of the way by an opportunistic Red […]

Curwensville Defeats Cameron County Junior High Footballers

  by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider football team hosted Curwensville last Thursday but was beaten by the Golden Tide 26-14. The Red Raiders rallied from a two touchdown deficit to tie the game played at Cameron County High School but were eventually worn down by Curwensville’s […]

Red Raider Golfers Complete Season

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider golf team completed the season with two matches and an invitational last week. On Monday they dropped a league match to Oswayo Valley and on Thursday they fell in a non-league affair to Johnsonburg. (Full Story available on the newsstands, […]

Lady Raiders Top Northern Potter, Fall To Otto-Eldred

  by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider volleyball team had a pair of North Tier League matches and came away with one win. On Tuesday CCHS won at Northern Potter but on Thursday were beaten at home by Otto-Eldred.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in […]

Junior High Volleyball Results

In recent Junior High Volleyball action, B Team won at Northern Potter, 13-25, 27-25, 15-12.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

From the Bleachers

  by Rich Summers   For the second time I can remember in my adult life, I did not watch a down of college football on a fall Saturday. I spent all Friday evening and all day Saturday installing a desperately needed new roof on my camp. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this […]

Fall Prospect Baseball Clinic

The Mansfield University Prospect Clinic to be held Sunday, October 7, is designed for the high school student-athletes who are looking to play college and/or professional baseball. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Wandering Aimlessly

  Autumn 2012 by Phil Burkhouse Statewide archery season for deer begins this Saturday, September 29th, and runs through Monday, November 12th.  Jake, Mary, and I have been doing some preseason scouting trying to pick out a couple of choice spots for the boys to hunt deer. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this […]

The Good Book

  by William Crisp   Archery season opens on Saturday, beginning my favorite time of the year. I got my hunting license and have been practicing shooting since July. I’ve done habitat management, scouted and set stands. The only thing I had left to do was the hard stuff like check the fluorescent orange requirements […]

PGC Advises Motorists To Watch For Deer

    Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe recently advised motorists to slow down after sundown and before sunrise to reduce their risk of having a close encounter with a white-tailed deer. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘More Memories’

  John Bixler was a Mighty Mite and one of my favorite teachers.  Shortly after I was married, we rented the upstairs of the Bixler home on 6th St.  My husband (from St. Marys) did not have Mr. Bixler as a teacher and immediately was on a first-name basis with “John”;   however, he was […]

‘Bowling Alley Memories’

Just got the Echo and wanted to reply to Kent’s question regarding the early bowling alley, probably too late to make his column. But I went there quite a lot as my grandmother (Lena Nickler) and my mom both were good bowlers. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘First Job’

I remember my first paying job in Emporium. I was 16 years old when I was hired by McCrory’s Five & Ten. I worked Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, the stores closed at noon because on Thursdays they were open until 9 p.m. Why? (Full Story available on the […]

Vote; Make Mr. Narby Proud’

Calling all former students of Max Narby and citizens of Cameron County. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Peanut Butter Pie… Revisited’

Kent, I hate to re-visit old subjects, but I really feel this needs to be said. I am from St. Marys and my husband is from Emporium. We met while working at Sylvania. When the peanut butter pie recipe showed up in the Echo, my husband immediately wanted me to bake him one. (Full Story […]

‘Vote For Capitalism’

Republicans are almost out of time!! Not only must the Republicans defeat the Socialist Democrats, they must also defeat the Socialist media! (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Suzanne Norton

Suzanne A. Norton (nee Stamberger), 64, of North Cape May, New Jersey, passed away on Tuesday (Sept. 18, 2012) at Cape Regional Medical Center.

Robert Taylor

Robert Maxwell Taylor, 90, a former resident of Emporium and a current resident of Acton, MA, died peacefully Sunday (Sept. 16, 2012) with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Georiann (Peasley) Taylor.

Walter Blythe

  Walter W. Blythe, 70, of Austin, passed away peacefully in his home on Friday (Sept. 21, 2012).

WE REMEMBER… – Residents gathered on Broad Street for the annual 9-11 program held in remembrance of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The Big Flag was displayed  during the ceremony, which included speaker, Bill Bogart, musical selections from the CCHS Band, and the official unveiling of the mural of Maxwell Narby. Max was […]

‘Not Guilty’ Plea Entered By Smith

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Thomas Smith, accused of kidnapping an Emporium bank employee at gunpoint,  has entered a plea of not guilty during a federal preliminary hearing in Williamsport. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Max Narby Honored at 9/11 Ceremony

by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Every September since 2001, Cameron County residents have gathered on North Broad Street in Emporium to remember the tragic events of 9/11. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

School Board Deals With Maintenance Issues

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo During Thursday’s regular meeting, members of the Cameron County School Board voted on a number of expenditures which will be funded through the contingency budget because they were not allotted for at the beginning of the fiscal year. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s […]

Elk County Man Drawn For License

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor A St. Marys man is believed to be the lone area hunter drawn for an elk license for the 2012 season. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

First Baptist Church Celebrates 145 Years

    On Sunday, September 23rd the First Baptist Church, 424 North Broad St., will be sponsoring “Founder’s Day”. The church family will be celebrating 145 years in the ministry. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo) who can i pay to write my essay report review Many will contend […]

Walk To End Alzheimer’s

    The Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Emporium will be Sunday, Sept. 23rd at Cameron County High School. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Historical Society To Hear Presentation on Civil War Surgeon

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo This year’s Cameron County Historical Society Fall Banquet will feature guest speaker Dr. Shabir Bhayani, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon of Bradford, who will present a program on Dr. Sylvanus Freeman, a Civil War Surgeon native to our area. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron […]

Elk Regional Welcomes Award-Winning Family Practitioner, Dr. Little

    Elk Regional Health System officials have announced that Gregory S. Little, M.D., has joined the staff at Elk Regional Health Center. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

SSA Discusses Final Plans For Coyote Hunt

    by Ray Savel The Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association held its membership meeting September 16, with 17 members in attendance. Immediately following the meeting, officers and directors held their meeting. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Move and Groove For a Cure at ERHC

    Elk Regional Health System officials have announced that the Second Annual Move & Groove for a Cure is set for Saturday, Oct. 20 at the St. Marys Area High School. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Trapper Training Event Scheduled Locally

The Pennsylvania Trappers Association District 4 Chapter will be holding a trapper training day on September 29th. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Meet the Author

    Come to the Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park on Sunday, September 22 for a chance to meet author and photographer Marci Geise. Marci will be available to sign copies of her book “Elk Scenic Drive” from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County […]

Country Blessings Sale

    Country Blessings, clothing and household items, is located at the Cameron County Christian Center in Emporium. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Falls Prevention Awareness Day

    Guy and Mary Felt Manor is pleased to announce that September 22, 2012, the first day of fall, marks the 5th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day.  Falls are the leading cause of injury related emergency department visits for older adults, the major cause of hip fractures, and responsible for more than half […]

Rich Valley Cemetery Meeting

    Cemetery  meeting is scheduled for September 27th at 10 a.m. at the Cabin Kitchen. The recent work that was done by many individuals has made a positive impact on the appearance of the cemetery property. It has been years since the grounds have looked as good. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in […]

Audra Reigel Joins Chamber Staff

    Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center has hired Audra Reigel as sales/administrative assistant.  Reigel earned her high school diploma from Cameron County High School.  While in school, Reigel participated in band and cheerleading.  She attended Clarion University and currently works at the Cabin Kitchen. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in […]

Ladies Conference Saturday

    The Fall Ladies Conference will be held at the Emporium Alliance church on Sizerville Road this Saturday, the 22nd of September, from 9 a.m. to noon.   The conference title is “POURING” and is for all women – young, old, single, married, a person of faith or not .   (Full Story available […]

Oil and Gas Well Safety Series

Pitt-Bradford will host two safety seminars intended to educate supervisors on employee safety under the regulations set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

ECC Shuts Out Raiders

by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity football team fell to 0-3 with a 43-0 loss to the Elk County Catholic Crusaders last Friday night at the CCHS football field. The Crusaders took advantage of several Raider miscues and got two touchdown passes from Mitch Vallone to Clayton […]

Jr. High Raiders Capture First Victory

by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider football team hosted Smethport last Thursday evening and defeated the Hubbers 41-14. Cameron County built a 28-8 halftime lead and then coasted to the victory.  

Raider JV Falls at ECC

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Junior Varsity football team traveled to St. Marys last Monday to take on Elk County Catholic but were defeated by the Crusaders, 25-14. Eric Spehalski threw touchdown passes to Hunter Prosper and Jordan Causer to account for the Red Raider points. Spehalski […]

Raider Golf Team Tops Kane, Falls at Coudy

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider golf team split a pair of road matches last week as they defeated Kane but were defeated at Coudersport.

Harry’s Corner

  by Harry Jones   Tuesday’s Ladies Scramble winners were Pat Focht, Linda “On My Mind” Ostrum, and Bev “Wins Everything” Jones.  

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   As bad as college football has been for me so far this season, that is just how good it was this week. Pitt, Penn State and Slippery Rock all won, which is a thousand times better than last week. But all three games had something special, which is why college […]

Lady Raider Golfers Split Two Home Matches

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity golf team had a pair of matches last week at the Emporium Country Club and came away with one win. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

CCHS Volleyball Team Opens Season

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity volleyball team began their 2012 season last week with a pair of North Tier League matches.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Jr. High Volleyball

    The Junior High Girls Volleyball team (8th grade only) defeated Austin last Monday by the scores of 25-10, 20-25, 15-5.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Head Coach Sought

    The Cameron County Junior Olympic Baguba Wrestling Club is seeking a Head Coach.     (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Wandering Aimlessly

  Webworms, Elk and Fishing by Phil Burkhouse   If you travel Route 120 west to St. Marys the aesthetic beauty of the drive is reduced by the multitude of unsightly tents that cover the hillsides.  The tents I am referring to are the silk tents filled with caterpillars of the fall webworm.  At least […]

Filtering the Roads vs. the Dosers

by William Crisp Recently, I heard a report that fish were found in the Bennett Branch of the Sinnemahoning. The study was done approximately one month after the lime doser was put into operation in the Hollywood, Pa. section of the Bennett Branch. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Archery Deer Season Kicks Off Big Game Seasons

    While Pennsylvania’s statewide fall archery deer season doesn’t open until Sept. 29, archery hunters with an antlerless deer license for Wildlife Management Units 2B, 5C and 5D started Saturday, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

The Growing, Prominent Presence of Pennsylvania’s Bald Eagles.

  by Joe Kosack Wildlife Conservation Education Specialist PA Game Commission It’s hard to deny the bald eagle’s importance in American history and particularly fitting to remember its legacy as we prepare to celebrate America’s lasting independence on the Fourth of July, according to officials with the Pennsylvania Game Commission. (Full Story available on the […]

Hunt With a Veteran on Veteran’s Day

    Pennsylvania Game Commission officials, in partnership with the state chapters of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), are encouraging hunters to help veterans discover or rediscover the thrills and joys of hunting in Pennsylvania. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Proudly Display Our Flag’

After hearing the horrible news this past week, I felt it is time for Americans to make a statement to the World.  Yesterday I took time to count the number of American Flags flying from Woodland Ave. to my home in Rich Valley and counted 42 flags waving. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in […]

‘Report the Good, Bad and Ugly’

I am writing this to Mr. Whitman and your paper about the news coverage of not one but about all the people that you write about and ruin their name and reputations by your great journalism and ethics. You all but had “Geelen” guilty on the front page of the Echo for 6 or 7 […]

‘Mr. Bixler’

I remember Mr. John Bixler.  He was the elementary school principal in the 1960s.  He was a small, rather quiet man, as I recall.  He had gray hair and wore glasses.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Part of Driftwood in Four Mile’

Since there has been much mention of the Driftwood Hotel I have to add our piece.  When it was being dismantled in the 1980s as it was basically falling down, Salty went there and purchased some of the hotel doors and wainscoting, having to dismantle them.  He used a chainsaw and cut completely around the […]