Historical Society To Honor Local Veterans At Annual Dinner

  The Cameron County Historical Society will be holding its annual Fall Dinner on Thursday, October 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the VFW. 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. Some will feature their family […]

Third Graders Release Pheasants

  Third grade students from Mrs. Wilson’s and Mr. Porkolab’s classes recently made their annual visit to the Andrews Farm. The field trip is sponsored by Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA) and is the final stage of the 2017 Pheasants in the Classroom program. Earlier this spring 12 classrooms in the Woodland Elementary school […]

Van Wagner Performance at First Fork Festival

  Special guest, singer, songwriter and former coal miner, Van Wagner, will present “Soft Coal, Hard Times” at the First Fork Festival at Sinnemahoning State Park Saturday, October 14, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in front of the Wildlife Center. A little bit of music, a little bit of laughter, and a lot of […]

New Hours at Cole Memorial’s Express Care Clinic

  The Express Care clinic at Cole Memorial Hospital announces new hours for non-emergent medical care in response to patients’ needs for on-demand service. As of October 10, Express Care is offered from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on weekends. No appointments are necessary; walk-ins are accepted. […]

CCOYA Youth Pheasant Hunt A Success

  The annual Youth Pheasant Hunt was recently held at the Andrews Farm. The event is sponsored by Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA). It was a beautiful fall day for 20 young hunters including six young lady hunters who participated in the hunt. Before taking the fields a Safety training program was provided by […]

Portage Twp. Cemetery Meeting

  The Fall meeting of the Portage Township Cemetery Association will be held on Wednesday, October 18 at 6 p.m. at the Cameron County Recreation Center. All interested persons are welcome to attend.  

Soup, Sandwich Fundraiser

  The Emporium Senior Center will be selling hot, yummy soups and sandwiches from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21st at the center. Eat in or take out available. Thank you for supporting your local senior center.  

Bucktail Rod & Gun Club Meeting

  A membership meeting of the Bucktail Rod and Gun Club will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18th at 7 p.m. at the clubhouse on Sizer Run Road. On the agenda will be election of officers and club news. If you would be interested in being a club officer, let Frank Armanini know ahead of […]

Trout Stocking Rescheduled

  The PA Fish and Boat Commission has informed Sinnemahoning State Park staff that the trout stocking of the Delayed Harvest Section of the First Fork Sinnemahoning Creek that was scheduled for October 4th, did not occur due to low water levels in the streams. Trout stocking of the George B. Stevenson Dam at Sinnemahoning […]

ABATE Meeting

  A.B.A.T.E. Endless Mountain Chapter 34 will hold a meeting Saturday, October 14th at 11 a.m. at the Emporium Moose Lodge.  

Harvest Celebration

  Everyone is welcome to the Harvest Celebration on October 22nd at 2 p.m. at the Sterling Run United Methodist Church for music, singing, food and fellowship.  

Outdoor Club Goes Elk Viewing

    Cameron County High School Outdoor Club recently took its first field trip of the school year. Ten students took an after school evening to go Elk viewing in the Benezette area.  They were accompanied by Advisors Mandy Miller, Lee Sines and Don Bickford of Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA).  First stop of […]

Sharing Our Blessings With Manor Residents

    It’s that time of the year again. Time flies by so quickly and it seems that the seasons are changing and we need to prepare.  Felt Manor/Felt Living Auxiliary is sponsoring a “Blessing Tree” for the Thanksgiving season to benefit the residents of their facilities. For a minimum donation of $5.00, your loved […]

Pink-tober Baskets of Hope

    Cameron County Courthouse employees will be kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness Month beginning on Monday, October 2nd. Starting then, tickets will be on sale for the 2017 Pink Ribbon “Baskets Of Hope” raffle. Tickets are $1.00 each and can be purchased in the Prothonotary’s office located on the first floor. Raffle prizes for […]

Emporium Senior Center Happenings

    There are many fun, informative and entertaining happenings during October at the Emporium Senior Center. All are welcome to attend.  Monday, October 9th – Helpmates will be there, available to do blood pressure, blood sugar, and oxygen screenings from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Monday, October 9th— Club meeting at 1 p.m. All members […]

ECC Holds Stockholder Meeting

    On Saturday, Sept. 24th, the  Emporium Country Club (ECC) held their annual stockholders meeting. Dale Miller was honored for his 40 years of service to ECC. Congratulations and thank you, Dale. The following are the officers and directors for 2017-2018: Rich Cashdollar, president; Mick Fapore, vice president; Chris Thompson, treasurer; Ben Newton, secretary. […]

Blood Drive Oct. 12

    The American Red Cross urges eligible donors of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply for patients in need. A blood drive will be held in Emporium on October 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Vets Club, 427 East 3rd Street Some blood […]

Religious Inquiry Class

    A gathering will occur on Thursday, October 12 at 6:30 p.m., for less than one hour, for adults 18 years of age or older who are trying to find meaning in their life.   Those who have questions like the following are invited to come: Can you help me be a better person?  […]

Financial Aid Night

    Cameron County High School announces that Financial Aid Night will be held on Tuesday, October 17th, at 5:30 p.m. in the High School LGI. A financial aid representative from the University of Pittsburgh of Bradford will present how to complete the FAFSA application and answer all financial aid questions. All seniors and their […]

May Hollow 300 Club Party

    May Hollow Sportsmen’s Club will hold its 300 Club Party on October 7, starting at 1 p.m.      

Fun Children’s Programs at the Public Library

    The staff of the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library would like to remind parents about their three on-going children’s programs:  Free to Be Me (birth through two years) is held on Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. and is a loosely structured playtime offering a variety of activities to provide engagement and socialization […]

Soup, Sandwich Fundraiser

    The Emporium Senior Center will be selling hot, yummy soups and sandwiches from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21st at the center. Eat in or take out available.  Thank you for supporting your local senior center.    

Silent Prayer Service

    The Cameron County Pro-Life Committee will be sponsoring a “Life Chain” on Sunday, October 8th. “Life Chain” is a nationally recognized, peaceful demonstration against abortion. Signs will be distributed at 2 p.m. from the First Baptist Church, and the demonstration wi    

Cole Memorial Dentistry Welcomes Dr. Mauser

    Holly Mauser, DMD, recently joined Victor Brown, DMD, PC, and Tod Twichell, DDS, and the Cole Memorial Dentistry team. Dr. Mauser received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania prior to completing her Doctorate in Dental Services at the Temple University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry. She performed […]

Painting Class

    A painting class, taught by Anna Cass, will be held at the Emporium Senior Center on Friday, October 20th, beginning at 11 a.m.  Anna will be leading everyone in painting a picture of a sunflower and a pumpkin.Cost for the class and supplies will be $16/person.  There will be a break for lunch—they […]

Breastfeeding Education Group

    The Community Education Center and Penn Highlands Elk are excited to announce a new Breastfeeding Education Group opportunity. Local Maternity Nurse and Certified Lactation Consultant, Katie Pletcher, will meet with new moms and interested moms at the CEC in St. Marys on Tuesday, October 10th and Monday, October 23rd from 10 a.m. to […]

Students Help Build Fish Habitat Structures

    Five Cameron County High School students, Anthony Bryant-Zucal, Kailey Spaeth, Taylor Lamont, Chelsea Osti and Caleb Pifer, along with Don Bickford of Cameron County Outdoor Youth Association (CCOYA) participated in a service project at Sinnemahoning State Park.  Along with several other volunteers students helped build 50 porcupine cribs that were dropped into George […]

Live Entertainment at This Year’s Autumn Festival

    Fall is in the air! Come join everyone for the Annual Autumn Festival at Sizerville State Park on Saturday, October 7th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This historic festival celebrates the pioneers of Northern Pennsylvania through crafts, skills and foods.  Local artisans will demonstrate their skills while displaying some of their works […]

Wild About Nature at the Park

    Cameron County Conservation District recently coordinated the 10th Annual Wild About Nature Field Day trip where the 4th, 5th and 6th grade students get the chance to get outdoors and learn. This year it was held at Sinnemahoning State Park.  The weather was great and the kids all had a great day full […]

Students Prepare For Envirothon

    School is back in session and that means preparing for the Pa. Envirothon State competition that will take place next spring.   At the State Envirothon, high school students made up of teams of five, one team from all 67 counties compete in field testing using their knowledge in five topic areas – […]

CCOYA Youth Pheasant Hunt

    The annual Andrews Farm Youth Pheasant Hunt is scheduled for October 7th. The hunt is for youth ages 12-16 who have a current Jr. Hunting license.  The event will take place 1 ¼ miles north of Emporium just off Rt. 155 at the Andrews farm at the bottom of Salt Run. Registration will […]

Upcoming Programs at Sinnemahoning Park

    Sinnemahoning State Park is offering a variety of family-friendly programs to park visitors this weekend and in the coming weeks.  “Fido and Me” Fall Hike is set for Saturday, September 30, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy the colors of fall with your family and 4-legged best friend(s) on this easy 2.5-mile hike. […]

EVFD Open House

    The Emporium Volunteer Fire Department (EVFD) is holding its 2017 Fire Prevention Open House on Tuesday, October 10th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the firehall. Due to the very positive feedback that was received from last year’s program, this year’s program will again offer several interactive activities for public participation.   […]

Breastfeeding Education Group

    The Community Education Center and Penn Highlands Elk is excited to announce a new Breastfeeding Education Group opportunity.  Local Maternity Nurse, Katie Pletcher, will meet with new moms and interested moms at the CEC in St. Marys on Tuesday, October 10th and Tuesday, October 24th from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Participants will […]

Rotary News

    STEM was the topic at the Rotary luncheon September 20th.  STEM stands for the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Rotarian Jessica Herzing introduced District Principal Amy Schwab (right), and Bonnie Burgess (left), current biology and STEM class teacher, who spoke about the journey of researching STEM curriculums and implementing a […]

Reading Under the Lights

    A little rain did not keep the families in Emporium from Reading Under the Lights Friday night.  Approximately 75 people gathered on the football field for a night of reading and family fun. Joy Hampton Coffey was the guest reader of the book Stellaluna. Every child received a copy of Stellaluna  provided by […]

Former Resident Opens Eye Care Practice In St. Marys

    Housler Family Eye Care opened their doors June 5 in St. Marys and are welcoming new patients to the practice located along the Million Dollar Highway. Optometrist Brandan Hou- sler fulfilled a lifelong dream after purchasing the former Maranatha Optical business roughly one month ago. “I have always wanted to be in private […]

Rotary News

    Mary Kay McLean, Emporium Rocks On,  was the guest speaker at the Rotary luncheon September 12th.   Emporium Rocks On was created for the painting and hiding of rocks in Emporium.  The aim of this project is to create unity within our community by having residents  paint rocks to hide around town for […]

Fall Ladies’ Conference

    All women are warmly invited to the Fall Ladies’ Conference, “Treasure”, at the Emporium Alliance Church on Saturday, September 23rd, from 9 a.m. to noon.    In addition to rich worship and deep Bible teaching with testimony, there will be special music, refreshments and luncheon.  There is no cost for the conference.  This […]

October Art Classes

    The Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center will kick off October with classes in quilting, painting, repurposing and faux finishes.  The events can be viewed on the chamber Facebook page or online at www.cameroncountychamber.org. Answering a request by residents, the artisan center is hosting three Sunday afternoon classes

Child Safety Seat Check

  PSP Emporium will conduct a free Child Passenger Seat Check Event at the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department on September 17 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Please contact Trooper John Whitcomb or Trooper Seth Fragale at PSP Emporium, 486-3321, with any questions.  

Homecoming Parade

  The Cameron County High School Homecoming Parade will be held on Friday, October 6. Organizations wishing to have a spot in the parade should contact Kerry Cummings at 486-4000 ext. 2096.  

ABATE Meeting

  A.B.A.T.E. Endless Mountain Chapter 34 monthly meeting will be held Sunday, September 10th at the Cameron County Fairgrounds at 11 a.m. Nominations for 2018 officers will be held.  

Homecoming Parade

  The Cameron County High School Homecoming Parade will be held on Friday, October 6. Organizations wishing to have a spot in the parade should contact Kerry Cummings at 486-4000 ext. 2096.  

Pain Management Specialist Added To Penn Highlands Elk Staff

  Penn Highlands Elk welcomes Timothy W. Vollmer, DO, to its medical staff, according to Bradley Chapman, president of PH Elk. Vollmer is a board certified anesthesiologist who will treat patients in the Penn Highlands Interventional Pain Center. His major focus will be to evaluate and treat patients with chronic neck and back pain. “I […]

Sassaman Earns 55 Year Forest Fire Warden Award

  Spurred by rampant wildfires following unregulated logging in the late 1800s and early 1900s, visionary leaders like Gifford Pinchot and Joseph Rothrock lobbied for laws to protect our streams and forests. These efforts led to the creation of a system of volunteer Forest Fire Wardens in Pennsylvania in 1915. On Tuesday August 8, the […]

Endless Mountains Jam This Weekend

  Endless Mountains Chapter 34 ABATE of PA will hold a fund-raiser on September 8th and 9th at the Cameron County Fairgrounds. Gates open at noon Sept. 8th. The event is open to the public and price covers both days; $25 presale, $35 at the gate, couples $40 presale only. Last day for presale is […]

VFW Aux. Meeting

  The regular monthly meeting of the VFW Auxiliary will be held on Wednesday, September 13 at 6 p.m. at the VFW Post 6221. Guest speaker, Don Bickford, director of Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities will be giving a presentation on the group’s purpose and activities.  

Moore Hill Homecoming Sunday

  The Moore Hill Homecoming will be held at the Moore Hill Methodist Church Sunday, Sept. 10th at 3 p.m. After the church service there will be a fellowship picnic in the pavilion. Coffee and meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring a dish to share and your own table service. Those who attend […]

VFW Picnic

The VFW Club of Emporium is once again holding its annual picnic. Mark your calendar for Sunday, Sept. 10th, beginning at 1 p.m. All club members and their family are invited for this annual fun-filled day. There will be hot dogs, hamburgers and a whole lot of good tasting food.  

Calling All Ladies – Come To ‘Treasure’

  The annual Fall Ladies’ Conference this year is entitled “Treasure” and will take place on Saturday, September 23rd, 9 a.m. to noon at the Emporium Christian and Missionary Alliance Church on Sizerville Road (Route 155). The morning will highlight rich worship and Bible teaching from conference speakers Steph Conklin of the Dorseyville Alliance Church […]

Singing Dutchmen Beginning New Season on Sunday

  It’s that time of the year and the 2017/2018 school year is in full swing And so it is with The Singing Dutchmen. They will start their new singing season on Sunday, Sept. 10th beginning at 2 p.m. at the Shiloh Presbyterian Church in St. Marys. The Singing Dutchmen of St. Marys are interested […]

Community Chest Short of 2017 Fund Goal

  As of August 31, the Cameron County Community Chest had collected $18,731.50 toward its $20,500 goal. The Board of Directors would like to thank all who have contributed. They are $1,768.50 short of their goal. The 2017 Fund Drive will be open until September 30, 2017. No donation/memorial is too small. Please send your […]

Caldwell Cup Returns

  Cameron County residents participating in the Sinnemahone Ultra Trail Run Saturday, Oct. 21 can capture the Caldwell Cup. The award presented by the Caldwell Corporation in Emporium is given to the top male and female finishers from the county in the 50k, 25k and 10k events. The hand turned wooden cups are created by […]

Manor Auxiliary Kicks Off Annual Fundraiser

  It’s that time of the year again. Time flies by so quickly and it seems that the seasons are changing and we need to prepare. Felt Manor/Felt Living Auxiliary is sponsoring a “Blessing Tree” for the Thanksgiving season to benefit the residents of their facilities. For a minimum donation of $5.00, your loved one […]

Manor Auxiliary Kicks Off Annual Fundraiser

  It’s that time of the year again. Time flies by so quickly and it seems that the seasons are changing and we need to prepare. Felt Manor/Felt Living Auxiliary is sponsoring a “Blessing Tree” for the Thanksgiving season to benefit the residents of their facilities. For a minimum donation of $5.00, your loved one […]

Jr. Conservation School Visits Andrews Farm

  Potter County Junior Conservation School, sponsored by Black Forest Conservation Association in Coudersport recently held their week long camp for ages 13-15 that was established to promote awareness of our Environment and the principles of conservation. Twenty students were carefully selected by their sponsors because of their interest in learning about our environment and […]

Handgun Training Class

  The Bucktail Rod and Gun Club will offer a handgun training class on September 13th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in classroom and September 16th at the Range. The class will cover How to Select a Pistol; Safe Handling; Storage; Your Responsibilities as a Gun Owner; Selecting Correct Ammunition; Ways to Carry Properly […]

Bus Trip To St. Anthony’s Chapel

  A day bus trip to St. Anthony’s Chapel in Pittsburgh is being scheduled for Monday, Sept. 25. The Chapel holds more than 5,000 relics (a remnant of a saint or martyr) and was featured in the July issue of Smithsonian Magazine. The article, titled: “A Pittsburgh Church holds the greatest Collection of Relics Outside […]

Labor Day Weekend at the Park

  Come to Sizerville State Park to say goodbye to summer and celebrate Labor Day! The following programs will be offered: Friday, September 1st 6:30 p.m. “Nature Craft & Story: Dancers in the Garden” Join the park naturalist at the Campground Amphitheater to read “Dancers in the Garden” by Joanne Ryder. This book explores a […]

Endless Mountains Jam Fundraiser

  Endless Mountains Chapter 34 ABATE of PA will hold a fund-raiser on September 8th and 9th at the Cameron County Fairgrounds. Gates open at noon Sept. 8th. The event is open to the public and price covers both days; $25 presale, $35 at the gate, couples $40 presale only. Last day for presale is […]

Sizerville Pool Open For Labor Day Weekend

  Sizerville State Park’s swimming pool will open September 2nd at 11 a.m. for Labor Day weekend. The pool will close for the season at 7 p.m. on September 4th. Operating hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. As always, the pool is open weather permitting; if you are not sure, call the park office […]

Chicken BBQ

  Endless Mountain A.B.A.T.E. Chapter 34, will be holding their yearly Chicken BBQ dinner on Saturday, September 2nd from 10 a.m. until sold out at the Dollar General store parking lot. All money raised goes toward new Christmas gifts for the children of Cameron County. New toys and monetary donations will be accepted.  

2nd Annual Baked Potato, Open Mic Event

  The time has finally arrived for the long awaited 2nd Annual Baked Potato and Open Mic Event at the Emporium Senior Center. All are invited to attend this fun and relaxing come and go time of fun and food on Sunday, September 10th, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. To help raise money for […]

Barbara Moscato Brown Library Memorials

  The Barabara Moscato Brown Library received the following memorials and donations during the first and second quarters of 2017. The following books were placed in memory of: James E. Baker by Scott and Brenda Mullens: Blue Book of Antique American Firearms & Values, by S.P. Fjestad, and Hunting Gear, by Annie Hemstock; James E. […]

VFW Annual Picnic

  The VFW Club of Emporium is once again holding its annual picnic. Mark your calendar for Sunday, Sept. 10th, beginning at 1 p.m. All club members and their family are invited for this annual fun-filled day. There will be hot dogs, hamburgers and a whole lot of good tasting food.    

Japanese Knotweed Program

  The Bucktail Watershed Association, a non-profit watershed group based in Emporium, has started up their seasonal Japanese knotweed control program. Japanese knotweed is a very aggressive non-native plant that invades stream banks, but will also take over roadsides and other areas. During the month of September, contractors working for the BWA will be treating […]

Sinnemahoning Park Holiday Weekend Activities

  Sinnemahoning State Park is offering a variety of environmental programs and activities for the Labor Day Weekend. A Monarch Butterfly Tagging program will be held Saturday, September 2, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the Park Office and Wildlife Center. Discover the mystery of monarch butterfly migration, their unique life cycles, and what […]

Art Show at Felt Manor Friday

Art Show at Felt Manor Friday by Amanda Jones, Echo News Editor Residents and staff at the Guy and Mary Felt Manor in Emporium are excited to welcome the public to an Open House at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 25, featuring art created by participants in a recent series of classes offered to residents. […]

Take-Back Drug Program at PSP

  The Pennsylvania State Police has partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol, the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General to participate in Pennsylvania’s Prescription Drug Take-Back Program, which began Friday, Aug. 18th. A drug collection box has been placed in the lobby of the PSP Emporium Station […]