ABATE Meeting

    Endless Mountains ABATE chapter meeting will be held Saturday, April 14th at 11 a.m. at the Emporium Moose Club. Riding season is here so why not come out and see what they are doing.  Rides and events are being planned now and they encourage current and new members to join them at their […]

Safe Driving Course

    The Emporium Senior Center will be holding a Seniors for Safe Driving Course on Thursday, April 19th. The cost for the class is $15/AARP Members or $20/Non-Members. The class enables you to receive up to 5% off of your insurance payments for three years. Check with your insurance company to see if there […]

March Realty Transfers

    Following are the Cameron County secured real estate transactions for March. Edward P. Bailey conveyed property in Shippen Township to Ronald Barker for $141,000. Albert A. Hallman; Gibson Township; Richard G. Carl; $1.00. Joan E. Sarokon; Shippen Township; Charles N. Sarokon; $1.00. Raymond A. Housler; Shippen Township; Steven F. Manginell; $120,000. Steven F. […]

Driftwood Sr. Center Open For Fishing Season Kick-Off

    Remember to stop at the Driftwood Senior Center on Saturday, April 14th – First day of fishing season. Breakfast sandwiches, homemade cream of potato soup, goodies and much more for breakfast and lunch. Your support is apprecia  

Newton Cemetery Notice

    Please remove all Fall and Winter floral arrangements, Chirstmas wreaths, etc. from Newton Cemetery. Spring cleaning at the cemetery is now in progress and your cooperation will be appreciated.    

Senior Center April Happenings

    Upcoming happenings at the Emporium Senior Center. All are welcome to attend. Wednesday, April 11th – Water Program at 9 a.m. with Donna Thomas from Cole. Friday, April 13th – National Scrabble Day, Mini Tournament after lunch. If you have never played, it’s a great time to come and try it out. Sunday, […]

Historical Society Kicks Off Spring Season

    Cameron County Historical Society kicks off its spring season by hosting author Dr. Paul Kahan. He will present his latest book, The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant: Preserving the Civil War’s Legacy at the VFW Saturday, April 28 at 2 p.m. Coming from the Philadelphia area, Dr. Kahan is a well-known and respected […]

Country Blessings Open For Business

    Country Blessings wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to all those in the community who joined them at their grand reopening. It was great to have so many of their friends turn out. Prom is May 5 and Country Blessings has a good selection of Prom-appropriate dresses reasonably priced from $10 to $20. […]

Sinnemahoning St. Park Welcomes Spring’s Arrival

    Spring has finally sprung at Sinnemahoning State Park!  The peepers are peeping, baby eagles are hatching, and the songbirds are calling.  Soon fishing and camping seasons will begin!  Welcome, dear spring, we have missed you! To celebrate the return of spring, Sinnemahoning State Park is offering a variety of programs this month. Opening […]

Chili Cook Off Sunday

    The Emporium Senior Center is hosting an “Open Mic Chili Cook Off” on Sunday, April 15th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For only $3.00, come try all of the chili varieties and vote for your favorite. There is still time to sign up. If you would like to enter the competition with […]

Historical Book on First Fork Available

    A new book is available from the Cameron County Historical Society. First Fork of the Sinnemahoning Creek was researched by Glenda (Neenan) Card and was written by Dianne (Connelly) DeShong. This book is packed full of the earliest history of the First Fork, primarily Cameron County; although, when history and families connected to […]

DCNR Appoints New Manager at Sinnemahoning State Park

    Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced the appointment of Tracy Zupich as manager of Sinnemahoning State Park in Cameron and Potter counties. “Tracy brings a rich mix of enthusiam, qualifications and professional background to her Sinnemahoning assignment,” Dunn said. “Her public relations skills can only enhance visitor experience […]

Woodland Honors List

    Following is the 3rd Nine Weeks Awards List for Woodland Elementary School: Grade 5 Mrs. Rose Tompkins Honors (All A’s and B’s) Landon Farren, Nicholas Streich Mrs. Ream High Honors (All A’s) Emma Bennett, Janelle Sidelinger Honors Nicole Hockey, Kaylee Hostetlar, Kelsie Kearney, Jakob Narby, Taylor Small, Lauryn Uber, Benjamin Williams Mr. Wennin […]

Elk State Forest Proposed Road Projects

    Listed below are the proposed state forest road projects for 2018.  Ridge Road pipe replacement and drainage work Montour Road pipe replacement and drainage work Short Bend pipe replacement and drainage work Lower Lick Island pipe replacement and drainage work Red Run Road DSA paver placement Dents Run Road pipe replacement West Hicks […]

Vets Club Elects Officers

    On March 13th at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Cameron County Vets Club, the annual vote of new board members and election of officers was held. Elected to the board for the 2018-2019 year were Fred Housler, Barry Sarick, Joe Jones, Jim Pellam, Steve Summerson and Thomas Richards. The following were elected […]

Sinnemahoning Egg Hunt

    The Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on March 31st at the Sinnemahoning Recreation Park, with registration beginning at 9:30. The hunt starts at 10:00. There will be plenty of eggs to find, and the Easter Bunny will be there to have your picture taken with. A hot dog, chips and drink […]

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

  The annual Cameron County Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 31 at the Cameron County Little League Complex on Sizerville Road. The egg hunt will begin at 1 p.m. sharp; don’t be late! Typically, it only takes the kids a few minutes to clear out a ballfield full of candy. Children […]

Ham, Turkey Raffle

    The Nam Knights Allegheny Mountain Chapter will hold a Ham and Turkey Raffle March 24th at the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department. All proceeds from this event will go to the Chapter’s Scholarship Fund. Past years the Chapter has sponsored a $1,000 scholarship; their goal is to sponsor a second scholarship for a Tech […]

National Fuel Employees Carry Identification

National Fuel reminds its customers that company representatives always carry photo identification. When visiting your home, if the representative’s identification card is not visibly noticeable, you should ask to see it. If you are suspicious of the reason given for visiting your home or you have questions, please contact National Fuel at 1-800-365-3234 to verify […]

River, Road Clean-Up

    Several local organizations will be coming together for our Annual River and roadside clean-up on Sunday, March 25th, and volunteers are needed.  This is a great opportunity to help make our area even more beautiful. You can choose to help clean the Driftwood Branch Stream or clean the roadway along Rt. 120.  To […]

Bake Sale

    As part of this year’s Giving Back, Giving Together initiative to support libraries and literacy, Citizens & Northern Emporium branch will hold a baked goods sale on Friday, March 23rd in their lobby (135 E. 4th St.) starting at 10 a.m. until sold out. Any monetary donations collected will stay within OUR community, […]

Alliance Church Easter Egg Hunt

    Children of the community are invited to an Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Emporium. All children ages infant through grade 6 are invited to come and join the fun. The egg hunt will be held on Saturday, March 31 at 11 a.m. at the Alliance Church […]

Ladies’ Conference

    A morning of worship, teaching, testimony, and special music will center around the theme “Redemption” at the Spring Ladies’ Conference on Saturday, March 24th, from 9 a.m. to noon.  The annual event will take place at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church on Sizerville Road, and all women are warmly invited.   Speakers […]

Bridge Replacement Underway On Moore Hill

    Work to replace a bridge on Moore Hill Road (Route 3001) in Cameron County got underway March 12, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). The bridge spans West Creek about five miles west of Emporium in the village of Howard. Replacing the bridge will allow PennDOT to remove it from Cameron […]

Community Chest Needs Your Help To Reach Fund Goal

    As of March 12th, the Cameron County Community Chest has collected $11,486 toward its $20,100 goal.  Thanks to all who have contributed so far.   The Cameron County Community Chest needs additional donors to reach its community goal.  The donor base has continued to shrink. New donors are needed. If you have not […]

Easter Eggs For Sale

    The Sinnemahoning United Methodist Church once again is selling their traditional Chocolate  Easter Eggs.  They are quarter pound eggs in the flavors of Vanilla, Peanut Butter and Coconut.   The eggs are priced at $3.00 each. To place an order please call Linda Burrows 546-2312 or Diane Ball 546-2021.  The eggs can be […]

Sunday Bingo

    Mark your calendar for March 18 at 1 p.m. for a relaxing afternoon of Bingo at the Emporium Senior Center.  Food will be available.Come out and have a try at some of their new games including a Big Jackpot.    

Something’s Fishy In Driftwood

    It is that Fishy time of year again. Wayne Johnson is busy hand painting chocolate trout and every fisherman and woman would love one in their Easter basket.   Chocolate fish are available for $3.00 each and they also have their tradition Old Foagie Smiles for only $1.00 each.    Awesome chocolate with […]

Youth Wild Game Dinner A Huge Success

    The Youth Wild Game Dinner sponsored by Emporium Alliance Church, Cameron County Long Beards Chapter of National Wild Turkey Federation and Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities was a huge success.  The event was focused on providing a fun family atmosphere where both young people and adults could try a wide variety of wild […]

Registration Underway For Administrative Professional Day

    Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center is hosting the annual Administrative Professional Day on Wednesday, April 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.   This year Cherie Miller from CDH Designs will answer questions about kitchen and bath renovations, Mary Kay McLean will teach a make-it take-it class and Aroma Café […]

Senior Center Happenings

    Emporium Senior Center has many interesting and fun activities and programs coming up during the month of March.   All are welcome.  Tuesday, March 20th – Community Nurse Day. Free Blood Pressure/Blood Sugar Screenings from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with a short program about Calcium following. Wednesday, March 21st – Bring yourself […]

Sinnemahoning Egg Hunt

    The Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on March 31st at the Sinnemahoning Recreation Park, with registration beginning at 9:30. The hunt starts at 10:00. There will be plenty of eggs to find, and the Easter Bunny will be there to have your picture taken with. A hot dog, chips and drink […]

Ham, Turkey Raffle

    The Nam Knights Allegheny Mountain Chapter will hold a Ham and Turkey Raffle March 24th at the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department. All proceeds from this event will go to the Chapter’s Scholarship Fund. Past years the Chapter has sponsored a $1,000 scholarship; their goal is to sponsor a second scholarship for a Tech […]

Food Pantry

    The Cameron County Food Pantry will hold a distribution for people determined eligible on Wednesday, March 21,  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. Call 486-1161, ext. 269, with any questions

Open Mic, Chili Cook Off

    Do you love to cook Chili, eat Chili, or listen to music while watching other people eat Chili?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, this event may be for you!  The Emporium Senior Center is hosting an “Open Mic Chili Cook Off” on Sunday, April 15th from 1 p.m. to […]

March Classes, Seminars at the Chamber

      Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center is hosting a plethora of classes and seminars during the month of March.  Details of the events can be found at the community calendar on the chamber web page www.cameroncountychamber.org.   Each Tuesday night in the month the chamber is open from 6:30 p.m. […]

Congressional Art Contest

    U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson announced the details for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. The winning piece of artwork from each congressional district across the country will be displayed in a special exhibit in the U.S. Capitol. “This is a great opportunity for young artists to have their talents critiqued by an independent […]

State Police February Stats

    Emporium-based State Police Statistical Report for February: Total number of incidents, 268; criminal offenses reported, 11; founded offenses, 10; offenses cleared, 7; criminal arrests, 6.  

EVFD Aux. Meeting

    The Emporium Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will hold a meeting March 12 at 7 p.m. at the firehall.  

VFW, Legion Annual Dues Payers Dinner Saturday

    It’s time again for the annual VFW Post 6221, American Legion Post 194 and the auxiliaries to come together for the annual Dues Payers Dinner. The dinner will be held on Saturday, March 10 at the Emporium VFW home located on East 3rd Street. This year the menu will consist of your choice […]

Dr. Hall Joins Penn Highlands DuBois

    Penn Highlands DuBois welcomes Michael M. Hall, MD, to its medical staff, according to John Sutika, hospital president. Hall, who is board certified in family medicine and addiction medicine, specializes in addiction medicine and treats patients at Penn Highlands Integrated Recovery Care, located at 145 Hospital Ave., Suite 104, in DuBois. Working in […]

February Realty Transfers

    Cameron County secured real estate transactions for February: Gary L. Clark conveyed property in Shippen Township to Clifford M. Clark for $1.00. Barbara E. Pellam; Emporium Borough; Robert James Pellam; $1.00. Anne M. Doran; Grove Township; Robert T. Doran; $1.00.

Annual Agricultural Producers’ Meeting

    The Cameron County Conservation District hosted their 15th Annual Agricultural Producers’ Meeting on February 28th at the Cameron County Recreation Center. Originally, the workshop began as a cooperative effort started by the District’s late Manager, Jan Hampton, along with the Farm Service Agency’s Dave Stratton and the Natural Resource Conservation Service’s (NRCS), LouAnn […]

Vets Club Board Election

    Be advised that on March 13, two (2) seats on the Cameron County Vets Club Board are up for election. The voting is opened to all paid up members of the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post 6221.    

Treasures In the Garden Program

    The Emporium Garden Club will kick off its 2018 year on March 26th with a program entitled “Treasures in the Garden” by local resident, Glenn Davis.  Mr. Davis is a renowned photographer, having his work published in Audubon, National Geographic, Country Journal magazines, and Hallmark cards, among many others.  He was the photographer […]

Woodland Celebrates Read Across America

    This past week, Woodland Elementary School joined schools from across the country to celebrate Read Across America Week with a variety of activities.  At Woodland Elementary School, there were over 30 community readers from many different organizations participating. Members of Rotary, GKN employees, community volunteers, members of the Cameron County School Board and […]

Handmade Easter Eggs For Sale

    The Sinnemahoning United Methodist Church once again is selling their traditional Chocolate  Easter Eggs.  They are quarter pound eggs in the flavors of Vanilla, Peanut Butter and Coconut. The eggs are priced at $3.00 each. To place an order please call Linda Burrows 546-2312 or Diane Ball 546-2021.  The eggs can be personalized […]

Rotary News

    Rotarian, Bob Martin and Club Rotary Foundation Chairman, updated the club on the good works of the Rotary Foundation.  Doing Good in the World –  is the motto of The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. The Foundation’s Annual Fund- SHARE, is the primary source of funding for a broad range of local and […]

IUP Fall Dean’s List

    The following students from Cameron County have been named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Cory Ryan Clinger, B.A. in Criminology; Skylar R. Galford, B.S. in Child Development and Family Relations; Alexys Renee Narby, B.A. in Psychology.  

April Reopening For Country Blessings

    Due to illness and harsh weather, Country Blessings will be reopening the first week of April instead of the first week of March. Your patience in this matter is appreciated. The store is currently being restocked with a huge inventory of gently used clothing (spring and summer), accessories, and household items.  

Dues Payers Dinner

  Olkosky-Jessop American Legion Post 194 in Emporium is having their annual Dues Payers Dinner on Saturday, March 10th, at the Cameron County Vets Club. Social hour starts at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:00. All American Legion paid-up-for 2018 members are invited. Dinner will cost members and auxiliary $1.00. You can bring a guest […]

Free Tax Counseling

    Free tax counseling and preparation for Pennsylvania taxpayers with low and moderate income, with emphasis for those 60 and older, is available from AARP Tax Aide in Cameron, Elk, McKean and Potter counties. Qualified preparers will be offering help with personal income tax returns for federal, state, local and property tax/rent rebates. Federal […]

Creating a Drug Free Workplace

    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Inc. will hold a free program on “Creating a Drug Free Workplace.” Two sessions will be available; the first on Thursday, March 15 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and Artisan Center, 34 East 4th Street, Emporium, and the second on […]

Rotary News

    Ryan Snyder, owner of RCS Motorsports, was the guest speaker at the Rotary luncheon meeting February 21st, giving the club an overview of his new business located on 327 Portage Street in Emporium (former E & G building). Ryan is a native of Emporium, attended the Seneca Highlands Vo-Tech in Port Allegany and […]

Local Safe Driving Course

    The Emporium Senior Center will be holding a Seniors for Safe Driving Course on Thursday, April 19th. The cost for the class is $15/AARP Members or $20/Non-Members. The class enables you to receive up to 5% off of your insurance payments for three years. Check with your insurance company to see if there […]

Local Safe Driving Course

    The Emporium Senior Center will be holding a Seniors for Safe Driving Course on Thursday, April 19th. The cost for the class is $15/AARP Members or $20/Non-Members. The class enables you to receive up to 5% off of your insurance payments for three years. Check with your insurance company to see if there […]

Senior Center Happenings

    Emporium Senior Center has many interesting and fun activities and programs coming up during the month of March. All are welcome to attend. Monday, March 12th – Helpmates Day. Free Blood Pressure/Sugar Screenings from 11:30 a.m. to Noon. Monday, March 12th – Club Meeting at 1 p.m. All members encouraged to attend. Tuesday, […]

Kindergarten Registration Underway

    Woodland Elementary School is holding Kindergarten registration now thru Friday, March 9th. Parent(s)/Guardian(s) may access paperwork on the Cameron County School District’s website at www.camcosd.org, select the Woodland Elementary tab, and select Kindergarten Registration from the drop down.  A checklist has also been provided to ensure all necessary paperwork has been submitted. Registration […]

Cash Bash

    Hold this date, Saturday, March 3rd, for fun and excitement, for the annual Cash Bash at the Emporium VFW on East Third Street from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., with entertainment to follow provided by J.M. So, get a ticket from the VFW Auxiliary or at the VFW bar and come out and […]

North Central Manufacturing Forum

    On February 21st, North Central Staff particpated in a conversation/listening session with Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson. The theme of the session was manufacturing. The Congressman was interested in hearing from manufacturers who have successfully adapted to the evolution of the industry and those who have embraced problem solving and forward thinking in the […]

Youth Game Dinner Slated For March 10th

    The Emporium Alliance Church, The Cameron County Long Beards  NWTF, and the Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities are partnering to hold a Wild Game Dinner on March 10th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. with dinner served at 5:00. This event is to introduce our youth to our hunting heritage and the diverse […]

Country Blessings To Re-Open First Week Of April

    Due to illness and harsh weather, Country Blessings will be reopening the first week of April instead of the first week of March. Your patience in this matter is appreciated. The store is currently being restocked with a huge inventory of gently used clothing (spring and summer), accessories, and household items.  

New on the Public Library Shelves

    Find out what’s new on the shelves of The Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library. The following books have been added this month. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: The complete bill, by Patricia Cohen. Memory Rescue: Supercharge your brain, reverse memory loss, and remember what matters most,        by Daniel G. Amen, […]

Dues Payers Dinner

    Olkosky-Jessop American Legion Post 194 in Emporium is having their annual Dues Payers Dinner on Saturday, March 10th, at the Cameron County Vets Club. Social hour starts at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:00.  All American Legion paid-up-for 2018 members are invited. Dinner will cost members and auxiliary $1.00.  You can bring a […]

Job Numbers

      by Amanda Jones The Department of Labor and Industry has released Pennsylvania’s county unemployment numbers for December 2017, showing that Cameron County reported a rate of 6.4%, remaining flat from the previous month. Over the fourth quarter, the unemployment rate dropped 0.2% from its calculated October rate of 6.6%. Employment is now […]

Cole Memorial Visitor Policy Change During Flu Season

    A recent Pennsylvania Department of Health Advisory has determined that this influenza (flu) season has seen the highest number of flu cases reported per week since the 2009 pandemic. As a result, Cole Memorial Hospital is temporarily restricting visitations. The restriction will protect patients, visitors and staff from unnecessary exposure to the highly […]

Let’s Talk Business, Office Hours In Emporium

      The Clarion University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to announce that it now offers regular office hours in Cameron County to provide convenient, onsite business consulting assistance. Office hours are held at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce, at 34 East Fourth Street, Emporium on the last Thursday of each […]

Youth Wild Game Dinner March 10

    The Emporium Alliance Church, The Cameron County Long Beards  NWTF, and the Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities are partnering to hold a Wild Game Dinner on March 10th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. with dinner served at 5:00. This event is to introduce our youth to our hunting heritage and the diverse […]

Parade of Stars Saturday

    The talent is lined up, the sponsors are ready, the program is set, now all that is needed is your attendance. Saturday night will find the Cameron County High School stage filled with amazing talent as the Cameron County Fair Association hosts the 72nd Annual Parade of Stars to benefit the CCFA scholarship […]

Community Chest Surpasses Halfway Point Of Fund Drive Goal

    As of February 16th the Cameron County Community Chest has collected $11,391.50 toward their $20,100 goal.  Thanks to all who have contributed.  The 2018 Fund Drive will be kept open until September 30, 2018. This month’s featured organization will be the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross PA Heartland Chapter is a […]