October Realty Transfers

Following are the Cameron County secured real estate transactions for October: (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Dynamite Book Available From Historical Society

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo “70 Years—‘Explosive Industry’ of Cameron County is now available for purchase through the Cameron County Historical Society. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Deck Your Halls With a Mesh Ribbon Wreath

    Mesh ribbon wreaths are appearing as favorites on pinterest.  Nancy Zoschg will teach a class on making the wreath just in time for holiday decorating.  The class is planned for Tuesday, November 27 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  The cost of $15.00 covers materials to make the wreath. (Full Story available on […]

Local Red Cross Reopens, Hosts Open House

    The American Red Cross serving Elk and Cameron counties will reopen the doors of its local office to area residents this November. The humanitarian organization, which aims to alleviate and prevent human suffering across the country, once again has a home base in the St. Marys community. (Full Story available on the newsstands, […]

ERHC Urges Outdoor Caution This Fall

    Elk Regional Health Center officials are urging local residents to be cautious when spending time outdoors this fall. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

National Fuel Rates Go Up

The Pennsylvania division of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (National Fuel) has announced a quarterly adjustment to Gas Supply Charges effective November 1, 2012.  This adjustment will raise the monthly bill of a typical residential customer in northwestern Pennsylvania by $3.23, from $76.81 to $80.04. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron […]

Garden Club To Decorate Downtown

    The Emporium Garden Club will be decorating the downtown area for the holidays on Tuesday, November 13th at 10 a.m.  Members will meet at the Chamber office and get materials and go from there.  If you want to bring cutting tools for the evergreens and gloves, that would be helpful. (Full Story available […]

Charismatic Mass

    A huge indoor yard sale will be held at Country Blessings along with the weekly sale of  all shoes and purses 50% off. The sale runs now through November 9th. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Whoooo Knows Owls, CCOYA Presents Program at Woodland

    Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities recently presented a program at the Woodland School for 1st and 2nd grade students. The program was for students who sign up for the Afterschool Express program through the Local Family Center. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Country Blessings

    A huge indoor yard sale will be held at Country Blessings along with the weekly sale of  all shoes and purses 50% off. The sale runs now through November 9th. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Bingo, Card Party

    CD of A Bingo/Card party will be held Thursday, November 8th at 7 p.m. in O’Connell Hall. Girls of all ages are invited to attend. There will be refreshments and prizes; $5.00 admission. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Food Pantry Distribution

    The Cameron County Food Pantry will hold a distribution for people determined eligible on Wednesday, November 14, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the building located behind the Northern Tier Community Action offices at 135 West Fourth Street. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

4-H Shooting Sports Looking For New Members, Volunteers

    4-H Shooting Sports will hold an informational meeting on November 14 at 6 p.m. at the Moose Club in Emporium. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Muzzeloader 101 This Saturday

    The Sinnemahoning  Sportsmen’s Club and Pastor Chris Haas would like to remind you that Muzzeloader 101 will be presented at the club on Saturday, November 10th at 2 p.m.  Chris will share his love of the sport with young and old alike.  Plan on attending this event and learn all about the sport […]

Spaghetti Dinner

The youth of the Emporium Alliance Church will be having a spaghetti dinner on November 10th at 5 p.m. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Boosters

    There will be a meeting of the CCHS Music Boosters on Monday, November 12 at 7 p.m. in the High School band room.  All boosters/parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Raiders Drop Season Finale

by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity football team played their final game of their 2012 season last Friday night but fell to the Eisenhower Knights by a score of 49-12. At the CCHS football field, the Red Raiders gave the District 10 Region 2 Class A champions […]

Songer, Vogt To Play In Penn State DuBois Alumni Game

    The Penn State DuBois Men’s Basketball program will kick off their 2012-2013 season with the 1st Annual Alumni Game. The PSUD basketball program will begin their PSUAC Championship defense with an exhibition game against some of the former greats from the program. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County […]

From the Bleachers

  by Rich Summers   Got a great surprise when both my kids decided to take a break from their studies and come home for the weekend. For the first time in a long time our whole family was gathered in the living room on a Saturday afternoon and of course we watched college football. […]

Three Raiders Tabbed For AML Honors

    Three Cameron County High School seniors were named to the Allegheny Mountain League North Division all-star team for the 2012 season. Josh Reynolds was named as an offensive guard, Devin Mason was named as a linebacker and Dylan Armstrong was named to the defensive backfield. Port Allegany led with nine players selected, Otto-Eldred […]

Wandering Aimlessly, Hunting In Super Storm Sandy

  by Phil Burkhouse   It was Sunday afternoon, October 28th, and Jake and I had spent most of the day hiking ridges in West Creek looking for deer sign.  Sandy was on her way up the east coast, but the cloudy and misty weather we were experiencing was from a cold front from the […]

Hunting the Rut; Something New?

  by William Crisp   The hunting and fishing culture is a world heavily dependent on the virtue of “experience” and little changes over the years. Even our controversies are current issues which are dressed up in “new” packaging, but read decades old manuscripts and you’ll see the exact same old gripes being repackaged. (Full […]

4-Day Statewide Bear Season Centerpiece of Line Up

    Pennsylvania Game Commission officials said bear hunters soon will be able to enjoy a four-day statewide bear season, in addition to a full-week archery bear season and a series of extended bear seasons in certain Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) during the upcoming fall months. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s […]

Bear Check Station Hours of Operation

    Hunters who harvest a bear during the statewide four-day general bear season must take it to one of the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s check stations within 24 hours. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Take A Veteran Hunting

    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, including the archery bear season that will be open when Veterans Day is observed on Monday, […]

Bear Hunting Tips

Pennsylvania Game Commission officials point out that one of the biggest mistakes bear hunters make is failing to locate areas with good fall food supplies – acorns, hickory nuts, beechnuts, apples, corn – before the hunting season and overlooking areas of dense cover where bears like to hide. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in […]

‘Emporium and the Radio Days’

Cameron County, Emporium, Pa. has always seen disasters, small earthquakes and fires and the “Great Flood.” (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Skating Rink Trivia’

Congratulations to Jim Thomas for correctly answering the skating rink trivia question. Coins were thrown on the floor for skaters to collect. During my time, they included all denominations….not just pennies. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Shelley Slottje

(1961-2012) Shelley E. Slottje, 51, of 19 W. 6th St., died Friday morning (Nov. 2, 2012) at her residence following a lengthy illness.

Shirley Henry

(1922-2012) Shirley C. Henry passed from life on earth to the arms of her Lord Friday evening (Nov. 2, 2012) at The Bradford County Manor in Burlington. Prior to returning to Bradford County, Shirley was in assisted living at Stratford Court in Palm Harbor, FL.  

James Lathrop

(1934-2012) James E. Lathrop, 78, formerly of Volney Street, Port Allegany, died Friday (Nov. 2, 2012) in Bradford Regional Medical Center.

Andrew Kalafut

(1940-2012) Andrew W. Kalafut, 72, formerly of Emporium, passed away peacefully on Friday (Oct. 19, 2012) at his residence in Bullhead City, Arizona after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Whiting Found Not Guilty In Cameron County Trial

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor After deliberating more than two hours, a Cameron County jury last week found Stanley Whiting not guilty of all charges, including burglary. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

3,653 Voters Eligible For Nov. 6 Election

by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor With the Presidential election fast approaching, more than 3,000 voters are registered here in Cameron County. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Come Run With the Big Dogs at the Park

    Come and Run With the Big Dogs at the Sinnemahoning State Park! Canadian-American Sledders Dry – Land Races will be held Saturday and Sunday, November 3 and 4. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Holiday Home Tour Is Back

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  The halls will be decked in time for this year’s Holiday House Tour during Christmas in the Wilds on Friday, December 7.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Outdoor Club Hikes Fred Woods Trail

    The High School Outdoor Club recently took advantage of a beautiful Fall afternoon to hike the Fred Woods Trail. The Trail takes its visitors through large rocks and rock slots and leads to great overlooks above the Bennett Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron […]

Open Prayer, Communion at UMC

    The First United Methodist Church of Emporium invites you to join us for a day of Open Prayer and Open Communion.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

School Retiree Christmas Luncheon

    A Christmas Luncheon is being planned for ladies who retired from or are past employees of the Cameron County School District,  on Wednesday, December 5, at the firehall.  Doors will open for the luncheon at noon and lunch will be at 1 p.m.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s […]

Daughters of the American Revolution Dedication Ceremony

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo Members of the Penn Elk Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) met at the Rich Valley Cemetery outside of Emporium to dedicate a newly-installed memorial to “Real Daughter” Susannah Chadwick.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Story of the Sinnemahone

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo Time is almost up to order a copy of “The Story of the Sinnemahone” from the Cameron County Historical Society.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)    

Blood Drive Short of Goal

The Emporium Red Cross Blood Drive was held at the VFW Club Rooms on Thursday, October 11th, with 27 successful donations. Thirty donors were presented but five of them were deferrals. Unfortunately, the goal of 40 pints wasn’t met, but hopefully, there will be a better turnout for the next scheduled Blood Drive.   (Full […]

CD of A Bingo, Card Party

    CD of A Bingo/Card party will be held Thursday, November 8th at 7 p.m. in O’Connell Hall. Girls of all ages are invited to attend. There will be refreshments and prizes; $5.00 admission.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Veterans Day Dinner

    uThe annual Veterans Day Dinner at the Cameron County Vets Club will be held Sunday, November 11th.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Elk Regional Improves Imaging Capabilities

    The MRI Department at Elk Regional Health Center recently received software and hardware upgrades that have enhanced the hospital’s imaging capabilities by improving image quality, decreasing image processing time, and enabling the department to perform more imaging exams for patients with impaired kidney function.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this […]

Grove, Gibson Halloween Party

    Grove and Gibson townships’ Halloween party will be held today (Wednesday, Oct. 31st) from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Sinnamahoning Fire Department.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

QIDC Decides To Continue 100 Mile Yard Sale

    The Quehanna Industrial Development Corporation held its monthly meeting October 15, with seven members in attendance.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Northwest Savings Contribution Benefits Students at Pitt-Bradford

    Northwest Savings Bank has made a $15,000 contribution to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford to benefit high school students in the region who are taking classes through the university.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Local Winners of 2012 Drug-Free Calendar Contest

    In conjunction with National Drug Prevention Month, the office of Attorney General, Linda L. Kelly is once again sponsoring the Sixteenth Annual Drug-Free Calendar Contest.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Blackford Graduates Basics

    Air Force Airman Helen E. Blackford graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Annual Methodist Church Bazaar

A Fall Bazaar has been planned by the First United Methodist Church for this Friday, Nov. 2nd from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 3rd from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.     (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Raiders Hold off Rams

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity football team picked up their second win of the season last Friday night as they took home a narrow 14-13 win over the Johnsonburg Rams. In the game played in the Paper City, CCHS overcame an early deficit with […]

Jr. High Raider Gridders Fall at Ridgway

by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider football team traveled to Ridgway Area High School last Thursday night but were handed a 29-8 loss by the Elkers. Ridgway took a 14-8 lead at the half and then shut out the Red Raiders in the second half to secure […]

Lady Raider Volleyball Team Completes Season

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity volleyball team finished their season with two North Tier League matches last week but were unable to come up with a win in either contest.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Jr. High Volleyball Results

    The Junior High volleyball teams traveled to Coudersport last week. B Team lost, 17-25, 15-25.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo) Otc countries are pursual finale bum. mycustomessay Scoop Search Paper.com Outside Vance Johnson, a care the fact that when something that takes position proofread for […]

From the Bleachers

  by Rich Summers   We’re going to start this week with something I had no intention of mentioning; the Slippery Rock – California University football game on Saturday. My beloved Rock had been suffering through a season that could best be described as mediocre while the Cal U was 7-1 and ranked thirteenth nationally […]

Wandering Aimlessly ,Collared Doe For Little Bear

    by Phil Burkhouse   Wes “The Little Bear” Walters is Big Jake’s “Little Brudder” and has now attained the ripe old age of nine.  Wes has two spike bucks under his belt but informed me last year when the PGC made it possible for mentored youth to kill a doe for the first […]

Erie: Sporking for Fish

  byWilliam Crisp There, literally, “ain’t no” steelhead in the Driftwood. Since there are no steelheads in the streams convenient to my residence or exactly where I want to catch them, as I previously threatened, I did go to Erie to do some fishing for a few days. (Rather than writing a letter complaining that […]

‘Economy Is Still the Issue’

A recent letter in the Bradford Era advocated that voters should “vote their pocketbooks.”   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

‘Trivia Question For You’

Here is a trivia question for you. (1) In the late thirties there used to be a plant in back of Woodland Ave. It was directly in back of Mr. Robertson’s home   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

‘Enjoyed Our Visit’

After several weeks of prompting, my son, Jim and daughter, Karen and I went to Emporium to see the elk. We saw 38 elk and 31 deer. Mr. Burkhouse, the deer are on the highways, not up in the mountains! We had to stop five or six times for deer crossing!!   (Full Story available […]

‘Think Before You Vote!’

A mere week until the election, the Benghazi scandal breathing down Democrats’ neck, Obama spreading the message from his teleprompter that he is the “one” you can trust.     (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Still Laughing About Gray Fox’

Dear Nelson Haas: We are the proud owners of one of your portraits (Billie Jo Beagle, 12-04), which is prominently displayed in our foyer. It is very special.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Are You Better Off?’

Are you better off than you were four years ago?  If your answer is yes, you need not read any further and may the good Lord continue to bless you.  For those of you who answered no, please continue to read, as your are a huge part of the majority of American citizens who face […]

‘All The President HAS Done’

There is an old adage that says people vote their pocket books. With that in mind it will be interesting to see how the voters in Elk and Cameron counties cast their votes in this election.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Trivia Mystery Solved

Trivia Mystery Solved’ Regarding the mystery surrounding the student who left class to shoot a deer and returning before the class was over… I was a classmate of the lucky student and remember the unbelievable and exciting events that took place that morning.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County […]

No Quick Fix’

People today are accustomed to instant communication anywhere and quick results with virtually everything. But it took twelve years and a World War to get this country through the last Great Depression. When understanding how close this country came to that point again during Bush’s financial meltdown, Obama’s administration pulled us back from that disaster. […]

Walter Coppersmith

1923 – 2012  The Funeral Mass for Walter H. Coppersmith has been set for Saturday, November 3 at 10:30 a.m. in Emmanuel Episcopal Church

Marjorie Bingeman

A memorial service for Marjorie Bingeman will be held on Saturday (Nov. 3, 2012) at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Joseph Short will officiate. A luncheon will follow the service. Burial will be in Newton Cemetery.

Daisy Haring

(1911-2012) Daisy Haring, age 101, passed away (Sept. 27, 2012) at the Wesley Gardens Nursing Home in Rochester, New York after a short illness.