Donors Urged To Help Maintain Blood Supply

    Winter storms and the flu don’t just mean a lot of people are missing work and school – it also means they can’t keep their American Red Cross blood donation appointments. The Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve to help maintain the blood supply […]

Upcoming Classes at CEC

    The Community Education Center (CEC) will be holding several classes and workshops throughout the month of February. Beyond the Calls: Using an iPhone Effectively will be offered on February 15th. Microsoft Excel, level 2 will take place on February 6th. Pitt Bradford is also offering Violent Workplace Emergencies: Active Shooter on February 23rd. […]

PA Is Under Real ID Enforcement Extension Thru Oct. 10

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) reminds customers that Pennsylvania is under an enforcement extension from the Department of Homeland Security until October 10, 2018, which means that Pennsylvanians may use their current driver’s license or ID card to board commercial aircraft or enter federal facilities that require ID until at least that […]

Down County Baptist Church Bible Study

      Richard Bennett, Pastor of Down County Baptist Church, Driftwood, will be conducting an in-depth Bible Study centering on one word, “Christian.” This is a word that is being maligned with some organizations, misused and at times abused. It has become more of a household word, rather than what God says about it […]

Clothing Give-Away

St. Mark Church is holding a free clothing give-away for anyone in the community. The give-away will be held February 15-18 in the Religious Education Building behind the church. Gently used, clean clothes can be dropped off February 11-14 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the above location. Please, no undergarments.  

Fat Tuesday Dinner

      The Austin Methodist Church will hold their annual Fat Tuesday Dinner on February 13 from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with a smorgasbord (dine in or take-outs available). Various meats, potatoes, casseroles, vegetables, desserts and beverage included. This year all proceeds will be given to two local organizations. Those chosen are: Austin […]

Still Time To Become A Star

    There is still time to get in on the fun! The Cameron County Fair Association is still accepting acts for the 72nd annual Parade of Stars! This is a great evening of entertainment for young and old. Tickets are $4.00 each and are available at the door. The show will start at 7 […]

National Fuel Decreases Gas Supply Charges

    National  Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (National Fuel) has submitted to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission its quarterly adjustment to gas supply charges. This adjustment decreases the monthly bill of a typical residential customer with annual usage of 97,900 cubic feet of gas by $1.63, from $74.18 to $72.55. This 2.2 percent decrease became […]

January Real Estate Transactions

    Cameron County secured real estate transactions for January: Richard M. Kamats conveyed property in Shippen Township to Ted L. Walters for $500. James D. Teats; Grove Township; James E. Teats; $1.00. Miller’s Evangelistic Association; Emporium Borough; Gregory Magaro; $1.00. Mark S. Wickett; Lumber Township; Mark S. Wickett; $1.00. Heartwood Forestland Fund II Limited […]

Donors Urged To Help Maintain Blood Supply

    Winter storms and the flu don’t just mean a lot of people are missing work and school – it also means they can’t keep their American Red Cross blood donation appointments. The Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve to help maintain the blood supply […]

Rotary News

    Sarah Nolan (left) one of Emporium’s newest residents, was the guest speaker at the Rotary luncheon meeting January 23rd. Sarah grew up in Michigan, and after graduating in 1995, she enlisted in the United States Marine Corps.  She has quite an impressive military background with 20 years of military service.  During her service, […]

Spaghetti Fundraiser

    Ariel Farren, a senior at Cameron County High School, is hosting a Benefit Spaghetti Dinner as her Senior Project. All proceeds will benefit Mr. Faulk, a biology teacher at Cameron County High School. The spaghetti dinner will be held February 4th from noon to 3 p.m. at the Emporium Firehall.  

AARP Safe Driving Course Coming To Emporium

    Emporium Senior Center plans to host an AARP Safe Driving Course this Spring—scheduled for Thursday, April 19th  from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This program is a PennDOT approved program and the cost for the program is $15/AARP Members and $20/Non-Members. This class enables you to receive a minimum 5% Discount on your […]

Bus Trip

    This May, a group of people from St. Marys are taking a bus trip to Lancaster County for dinner and a show…and shopping! On Thursday May 24th,  the chartered Fullington Bus will be heading to The Rainbow Dinner Theatre for the show “Whose Wife Is It, Anyway?” and the buffet dinner. Following the […]

Sinnemahoning Park Activities In February

    Sinnemahoning State Park has a variety of interpretive and outdoor recreation programs planned in February.  They look forward to seeing you in the park this winter. Cross Country Skiing for Beginners – Saturday, February 3, noon to 2 p.m. DiscoverE! Groundhogs – Saturday, February 3, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Native Americans of […]

Lasagna Dinner

    A lasagna dinner will be held at First United Methodist Church on Thursday, Feb. 15, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cost is adults $12 and children under 10, $6.00. Tickets  available at the church office. The dinner benefits ceiling repair.  

Clothing Give-Away

    St. Mark Church is holding a free clothing give-away for anyone in the community. The give-away will be held February 15-18 in the Religious Education Building behind the church. Gently used, clean clothes can be dropped off February 11-14 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the above location. Please, no undergarments.  

February Happenings at the Senior Center

    Upcoming Happenings at the Emporium Senior Center: All are welcome to attend. Thursdays at 1 p.m. — Do you love words and a little friendly competition? Come on down to play Scrabble. Anyone is welcome—Every Thursday at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 6th— Healthy Immune System with Donna Thomas from Cole at 9 a.m. […]

Upcoming Classes, Workshops at CEC

    The Community Education Center (CEC) will be holding several classes and workshops throughout the month of February. Beyond the Calls: Using an iPhone Effectively will be offered on February 15th. Microsoft Excel, level 2 will take place on February 6th. Pitt Bradford is also offering Violent Workplace Emergencies: Active Shooter on February 23rd. […]

Driftwood Senior Center Plans Busy Year Ahead

    The Driftwood Sr. Center welcomes the New Year with a busy schedule and says goodbye to the old year with a lot of Thanks and Appreciation. If you have not been down to Driftwood lately, you should take a drive down and see the elk and stop in at the center.  Our beautifully […]

Woodland Elementary Honors List

    Woodland Elementary School announces its 2nd Nine Weeks Awards List: Grade 5 Mrs. Ream High Honors (All A’s) Emma Bennett, Kaylee Hostetlar, Janelle Sidelinger, Benjamin Williams Honors (All A’s and B’s) Nicole Hockey, Kelsie Kearney, Jakob Narby, Lauryn Uber, Mashayla Wilhite Rose Tompkins High Honors    

Annual Parade of Stars Looking For Acts

    The plans for the 2018 edition of the Parade of Stars is underway. The Cameron County Fair Association is looking for acts for this year’s performance. Please contact Pat Kempher if you are interested in participating in this program. New this year is an opportunity for businesses to sponsor the show.  Any small […]

Community Chest at 56% of Annual Goal

    The Cameron County Community Chest Board of Directors wishes everyone a very Happy New Year.  As of January 22nd, they have collected $11,297 toward their $20,100 goal.  That puts them at 56% of their goal.  Thanks to all who have contributed so far.  The 2018 fund drive will stay open until September 30th. […]

Seniors for Safe Driving

    Seniors For Safe Driving will hold a mature driver improvement course at the following locations. February 22 – DuBois Senior Center, DuBois, 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 10 – Curwensville Library, Curwensville, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 21 – UPMC Northwest, Seneca, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 30 – Punxsutawney […]

Spaghetti Dinner Benefit

    Ariel Farren, a senior at Cameron County High School, is hosting a Benefit Spaghetti Dinner as her Senior Project. All proceeds will benefit Mr. Faulk, a biology teacher at Cameron County High School. The spaghetti dinner will be held February 4th from noon to 3 p.m. at the Emporium Firehall.  

Parade of Stars Coming

    The Cameron County Fair Association would like to invite everyone to attend its annual Parade of Stars to be held on February 24 at 7 p.m. at the Cameron County High School. The yearly event funds the fair’s scholarship and helps to defray costs at the fair. This year the Parade of Stars […]

Trout Unlimited Meeting

    The James Zwald Chapter #314 of Trout Unlimited ( Elk and Cameron counties) will be meeting at the St. Marys Middle School on January 30th in the library room at 7 p.m. New projects and the Acid Mine problem on West Creek will be discussed. Come and bring your ideas for the betterment […]

Bus Trip

    This May, a group of people from St. Marys are taking a bus trip to Lancaster County for dinner and a show…and shopping! On Thursday May 24th,  the chartered Fullington Bus will be heading to The Rainbow Dinner Theatre for the show “Whose Wife Is It, Anyway?” and the buffet dinner. Following the […]

Senior Center Happenings

    Upcoming Happenings at the Emporium Senior Center: All are welcome to attend. Thursdays at 1 p.m. — Do you love words and a little friendly competition? Come on down to play Scrabble. Anyone is welcome—Every Thursday at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 6th— Healthy Immune System with Donna Thomas from Cole at 9 a.m. […]

Collaborative Board Meets

    The monthly meeting of the Cameron County Collaborative Board was held on January 17 at the Emporium Fire Hall. Heidi Aikens reported for the Family Center. Tana Funair of Dickinson Inc. thanked everyone who helped in any way with the Children’s Christmas Program. Sheri Larson reported an Open House for the new ADAS […]

Check Park Weather Conditions Online

    Does the park you want to visit have enough snow for cross country skiing or snowmobiling?  Check conditions online before you go. To find out if your favorite PA State Park has favorable conditions for winter activities, please check the State Parks Winter Report at http://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/WinterReport/Pages/default.aspx. The Pennsylvania state parks Winter Report allows […]

Senior Center Bingo

    The January fundraiser Bingo at the Emporium Senior Center will be held January 21 at 1 p.m. Food will be available and a big jackpot will be the last game of the day for 10 cents a card. Come out and try your luck. Hope to see you all there.  

Bus Trip

    This May, a group of people from St. Marys are taking a bus trip to Lancaster County for dinner and a show…and shopping! On Thursday May 24th,  the chartered Fullington Bus will be heading to The Rainbow Dinner Theatre for the show “Whose Wife Is It, Anyway?” and the buffet dinner. Following the […]

Community Walking Program

    The Cameron County High School is again offering the opportunity for citizens to participate in the Community Walking Program. This program promotes fitness by providing an indoor venue for walkers to use during the winter months. The high school will be open for participants during the hours of 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. […]

Youth Ice Fishing Event Saturday

    The Bucktail Rod and Gun Club and Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA) are planning a youth ice fishing event scheduled for January 20th at Bucktail Lake in Sizer Run. The program is for youth ages 17 and under accompanied by an adult. The event will start at 10 a.m. and last until […]

Enrichment Students Visit Farm Show

    As part of the Cameron County School District (CCSD) enrichment program, 12 Cameron County students recently had the opportunity to visit the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. The trip, coordinated by Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA), is the largest indoor agricultural event in the nation, featuring nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits […]

Tree Sale Fundraiser

    The Cameron County Conservation District is holding a Tree Sale fundraiser for 2018.  All proceeds go towards Conservation Education programs. If you or someone you know is looking to add trees, shrubs or garden plants to their land, then this fundraiser is for them.  Contact the District office at 814-486-2244 or e-mail ccconservationjdixon@gmail.com […]

Annual Shade Tree Commission Report

    Fifteen trees were planted this past year at a cost of $2,055. Some of the older Sugar Maples were removed because of disease and rotting conditions. Fifteen stumps were removed at a cost of $1,500. Arbor Day was celebrated on April 28, 2017. The members of the Commission would like to thank the […]

Year-Long Lifestyle Change Program at Penn Highlands Elk

    Penn Highlands Elk will offer a free, year-long lifestyle change program – PreventT2 – that can help those with prediabetes make lasting changes to prevent type 2 diabetes. The first meeting will be held on Jan. 23, from 5–6 p.m. at PH Elk. Meetings will continue every Tuesday, from 5–6 p.m. for the […]

AARP Safe Driving Course Coming To

  Emporium In April   Emporium Senior Center plans to host an AARP Safe Driving Course this Spring—scheduled for Thursday, April 19th  from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This program is a PennDOT approved program and the cost for the program is $15/AARP Members and $20/Non-Members. This class enables you to receive a minimum 5% […]

Chase the Winter Blahs Away

    Cameron County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a taste testing event on Saturday, January 20, from noon to 3 p.m.  Erin Solveson will unveil the latest home business in Cameron County. Earth Below brews kombucha at the home of Solveson and her husband and two daughters. Kombucha is a non-alcoholic, fermented tea which […]

Mountaineer Search and Rescue Looking For Your Help

    Endless Mountains Chapter 34 A.B.A.T.E. and Mack’s Rhythm & Brews Inc. are hosting a fund raiser to benefit Mountaineer Search and Rescue.  The event includes entertainment by Jonathan Meade, 50/50, and Chinese Auction.  The doors at Mack’s Rhythm & Brews Sports Bar will open Saturday, February 3 at 7 p.m. “The chapter supports […]

Farm Show’s Popular WoodMobile Has Local Connection To Emporium

    The Pennsylvania WoodMobile is a main attraction at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. This project originated in 2002 by the Hardwoods Development Council, Pennsylvania Forest Products Association and Deer Park Lumber in Tunkhannock, Pa. owned by the Andrews Family of Emporium and Tunkhannock. The WoodMobile  is a traveling exhibit that provides information on the […]

Library Building Fund Memorial For 2017

    The following memorial donations were received by the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library Building Fund during 2017. Given in memory of Robert J. “Brownie” Brown by: B & R Tool and Die, Inc., Elaine  and David Brown, Mark and Mary Jo Brown, Roberta and Floyd Brown, Cameron County Little League, Annette Campbell and […]

SVFD Elects 2018 Officers

    by Bruce Whitman The Sinnamahoning Volunteer Fire Department has elected officers for 2018. Company officers include Butch Kehl, president; Bruce Whitman, vice president, and Donna Kehl, secretary/treasurer. Jeff Oyler will head line officers as chief, Buddy Sherry is deputy chief; Nate Ball, 1st assistant chief, and Delbert Baney, 2nd assistant. Kehl and Rich […]

4th Graders Become Bird Brainiacs

    Don Bickford of Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA) and Mark Johnson, a local birder who is very knowledgeable on the subject of birds, have started a new program at the Woodland Elementary School.  Once a month they will present a program to the 4th grade students, introducing them to birds. The primary […]

Head Start Learns About Bats

    Head Start is a comprehensive preschool program that provides education, health, and nutritional services for children between 3 and 5 years old. This service is provided by Northern Tier Community Action Corporation. Head Start gives children the opportunity to experience new adventures and to be curious and creative.  Emily Embick of Sizerville State […]

Applications Now Being Accepted For LIHEAP

    The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, LIHEAP, is now open. Eligibility for this federally funded program is based on income guidelines and household size. For example, a family of four with a gross annual income of $36,900 will qualify for a grant. Monies are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. For additional […]

Friends of the Library Kick Off Fundraiser

    The Friends of the Library have accomplished a great deal over the years. A big thank you goes to everyone who has supported the organization by becoming a member during the Membership Drive, or attending the Used Book Sale, or taking part in the holiday project; Wishing Family and Friends a Happy Holiday. […]

Rotary News

    Rotarian and Vice Chairman of the Community Education Center of Elk and Cameron Counties, Rebecca Pasquinelli introduced Dr. Joseph Nairn, President of the Rural Regional College of Northern Pennsylvania at the Emporium Rotary luncheon meeting October 31st.   Dr. Nairn updated the club on the new affordable and accessible post-secondary education for students […]

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

    A Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held at Emporium Senior Center November 23rd from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. You can eat in, take out, or have the dinners delivered. Donations are welcome. Food donations can be left at the Senior Center.      

Christmas Luncheon

    A Christmas Luncheon is being planned for ladies who retired from or worked at Cameron County Schools, on Wednesday, December 6 at the firehall. Doors will open for the luncheon at noon and they will eat around 1:15 p.m.  Mountain Melodies will entertain at 12:35.   Please call 486-0234 or 486-0181 if you […]

Cameron County Veterans Day Events

    The Annual Veterans Day Dinner will be Saturday, November 11th, at the Cameron County Vets Club.  Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with social hour starting at 5:00. The dinner is open to all honorably discharged Veterans, Active Duty and Reserve Military.  To sign up for your reservation, call (814) 486-3078 or […]

Trunk or Treat a Success

    The rains did not dampen the spirits of anyone during the annual Trunk or Treat event held recently in Emporium. Over 400 children and their families walked through 26 trunks that were decorated for the event. Snacks and music were provided throughout the evening. This event is growing by leaps and bounds and […]

Ham, Turkey Raffle

    The Emporium Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will hold a Ham & Turkey Raffle November 11th at the Emporium Firehall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and drawings start at 7:00. Prizes consist of meats, pop, money and other items; twenty-five individual raffles with multiple prizes. Free admission and refreshments.       

Chamber Adjusts Hours For Holidays

the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and Artisan Center in planning for the gift giving season has adjusted its hours. The store front is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tuesday night extra hours include 6:30 to 9:00. Adjusted weekend hours are Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. […]

ABATE Meeting

    The Endless Mountain A.B.A.T.E. Chapter 34 monthly meeting will be held on Saturday, November 11th at 11 a.m. at the Emporium Moose Club.       

Rotary News

    Emporium Rotary members forego a hot cooked lunch by brown bagging it at their luncheon meeting October 24th and donating their lunch money to The Rotary Foundation for World Polio Day.  Each year, the club donates a substantial amount towards the eradication of polio in the world. Robin Kuleck (shown left) spoke to […]

Conservation District Project Tour

    The Cameron County Conservation District will be holding their annual Project Tour for 2017 projects on Friday, November 3. The tour will start at the boat launch at Sinnemahoning State Park at noon, where a light luncheon will be served. Showcased on the tour will be the following projects: • G. B. Stevenson […]

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

    A Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held at Emporium Senior Center November 23rd from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. You can eat in, take out, or have the dinners delivered. Donations are welcome. Food donations can be left at the Senior Center.  

Senior Center Happenings

    Upcoming happenings at the Emporium Senior Center:   All are welcome to attend.  Tuesday, November 7th – Community Nurse Day. Free Blood Pressure/Blood Sugar Screenings from 11-11:30 a.m. and a short program about “Saving Your Skin” at 11:30. Wednesday, November 8th – DCNR Mystery Program with Emily at 9 a.m. Monday, November 13th […]

Sinnemahoning Watershed Round 10 Application Requests

    Settlement monies from the June 30, 2006 Norfolk Southern train derailment that caused a serious fish kill in Big Fill Run, Sinnemahoning Portage Creek, and the Driftwood Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek are being administered by the Headwaters RC&D Sinnemahoning Stakeholders Committee to fund successful applications in the 10th round of the Sinnemahoning Watershed […]

Cameron County Veterans Day Events

    The Annual Veterans Day Dinner will be Saturday, November 11th, at the Cameron County Vets Club.  Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with social hour starting at 5:00. The dinner is open to all honorably discharged Veterans, Active Duty and Reserve Military.  To sign up for your reservation, call (814) 486-3078 or […]

Halloween Trunk or Treat Planned

    Trunk or Treat is a safe alternative to trick or treating. This will be the fourth year joining the First Baptist and Emporium Alliance churches giving the children a safe alternative to trick or treating. Volunteers are needed to provide a trunk and hand out candy. You can decorate your own trunk or […]

Dorothy Yard To Speak at Garden Club

    The Emporium Garden Club meeting for October will be held on Monday, October 23, at 5 p.m.  Please note that the meeting time has changed to 5:00 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church Hall for a light supper of soups, sandwiches and desserts.   The community is invited to attend any of the meetings and […]

Democratic Meet & Greet

    Come join the Cameron County Democrats on Wednesday, November 1 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at Memorial Hall, 300 South Chestnut Street.  The local Democratic candidates will be available to talk with.   Information on the election of judges in Pennsylvania this election will also be available. Come and let the candidates […]

Historical Society Fall Dinner Meeting

    The Cameron County Historical Society will be holding its annual Fall Dinner Thursday, October 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the VFW in Emporium.  In honor of Veterans Day some of our local genealogists and history buffs have come together to pay tribute to our local military heroes of the past.  Our county remains […]

Community Chest 2018 Fund Drive Underway

    The 2018 Cameron County Community Chest Fund Drive is underway.  The Fund Drive Committee has sent letters to the active businesses, clubs and individuals of the community. To be part of this worthy community event send your tax-deductible contribution today to: Cameron County Community Chest, P O Box 134, Emporium, PA  15834, Attn: […]

September Realty Transfers

  Cameron County secured real estate transactions for September: Virgie A. Frailey Johnson conveyed property in Grove Township to Robert M. Kober for $35,000. Donald I. Keller; Shippen Township; David R. Keller; $65,000. Thomas E. Keefer; Gibson Township; Thomas E. Keefer; $30,000. Federal National Mortgage Association; Shippen Township; LSF9 Master Participation Trust; $1.00.  

Fragale Named To ECC Homecoming Court

  Bobbi Fragale has been named to the Elk County Catholic Homecoming Court. Bobbi is an active member of St. Mark’s Parish. She is involved in Student Council, where she is the vice president of her class, Students for Life, Future Business Leaders of America, Yearbook, National Honor Society, and the Lady Crusader softball team. […]