County Cases Cleared on Court Return Day

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor An Emporium man, Matthew Eric Shipley, appeared in Cameron County Court last Tuesday for sentencing on a driving after imbibing charge.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

5th Round of Grants From Train Derailment

    Applications for the 5th round of grants from the Sinnemahoning Watershed Grant Program are now being accepted.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Cameron County Due $97,000 In Well Fees

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Cameron County will shortly receive $97,081.68 as its share of Pennsylvania’s new Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling impact fee revenue program.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Commissioners Focus On County Construction Projects

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo Wednesday’s regular meeting saw Cameron County Commissioners focused mainly on upcoming construction projects across the county.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Goblins’ Night Out at State Park

    The Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park is planning an All Hallows Eve celebration Friday night.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

LEPC Members Learn Of Plant Cleanup

    Members of the Cameron County Local Emergency Planning Committee learned last Wednesday that a cleanup of the former Design Metal Plating facility at 209 Sizer Road is nearing completion.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Barbara Moscato Brown Library Memorials

Following are 2nd Quarter Library Memorials to the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library. Given in honor of Brittany Simar (Sister) by Tiffany Simar: “My Apologies,” by Tiffany Lynn Simar (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Community Chest Kicks Off Fund Drive

    The 2013 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. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Historical Society Halloween Happenings

      by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Historical Society is announcing two events planned for local cemeteries on Saturday, October 27th to coincide with Emporium’s Halloween Celebrations.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

SSA Presents Muzzleloader 101

    The leaves are changing from a drab, monochromatic green to stunning shades of red, yellow and orange. Daylight is waning earlier each day and the mornings are cold with even a light touch of frost. Is it time to get wood in for the winter?  No, that was done in August. Football?  Shmootball! […]

Cash Bonanza Cancelled

    Due to lack of interest, Emporium Moose #368 has to cancel its Cash Bonanza that was to be held October 27 at the Emporium Firehall. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Haunted House Packs ’em In

    Over 250 brave souls survived the haunted house, “Admit One You’re Done” this past weekend. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

SSA Discusses Plans For Coyote Hunt

      by Ray Savel Public Relations Chairman The officers and directors of the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association held their regular monthly meeting October 21st. Linda Burrows reported a total of 4,769 members, with 2013 memberships available now. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Charges Against Chapman Bound Over To Court

    Charges against Joseph William Chapman of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and aggravated indecent assault will proceed to Cameron County Court.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Ghost Walk

    A ghost walk at Newton Cemetery is still planned for Sat., Oct. 27, even though a paranormal group has canceled its ghost-hunting demonstration. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Raptor Migration Watch Held

    The 2nd annual Raptor migration watch was recently held at the Bucktail overlook on Mason Hill sponsored by Allegheny Highlands Bird Club, Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA), Cameron County Conservation District and DCNR-Forestry. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Fall Bazaar at UMC

    The First United Methodist Church will be holding its annual bazaar the first weekend in November, on Friday, Nov. 2nd from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 3rd from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Veterans Day Dinner

    Veterans Day Dinner will be held at the Cameron County Vet’s Club on November 11th, with dinner at 6 p.m. and social hour from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Bereavement Gathering Helps People Cope With the Holidays

    A question commonly asked by bereaved people at this time of year is, “How can I get through the holidays?” Whether your loved one died recently or decades ago, the holidays bring forth powerful memories that may trigger your grief. Community Nurses will be holding a free holiday bereavement gathering to help individuals […]

Geezer Pheasant Hunt Thursday

    Plans are underway again for the 3rd annual Senior (Old Geezer) Pheasant Hunt scheduled for October 25th. Seniors ages 70 and older and who have a Pennsylvania hunting license are eligible. The event will take place 1 ¼ miles north of Emporium just off Route 155 at the Andrews farm at the bottom […]

Blood Drive Thursday

    The Community Blood Bank Blood Drive will be held on Thursday, October 25th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the CCMH Wellness Center on Sizerville Road. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Light the Night

    The First Baptist Church, 424 N. Broad St., will be sponsoring their annual “Light the Night” Saturday, October 27th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. during the community trick or treat event. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Pumpkin Painting

Children of all ages are invited to Memorial Hall in Emporium on Saturday, October 27, to paint a pumpkin. Come anytime between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. There will also be door prizes, guessing games, a snack for each child to make, a take-home treat bag, and apple bobbing. (Full Story available on the newsstands, […]

Trout Unlimited Meeting

    James Zwald Chapter #314 of Trout Unlimited will hold a program meeting at the St. Marys Middle School, LGI Room (Across from the library) on October 30th. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Port Tops Raiders, Remains Unbeaten

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Port Allegany Gators shut out a game Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity football team Friday night by a score of 41-0. The Raiders, who laid an egg the previous week at Otto-Eldred, held the Gators to their lowest point output of the season and […]

Raider Junior High Tops Johnsonburg

by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider football team scored four unanswered touchdowns before allowing a late score to top the Johnsonburg Rams 26-6 last Thursday night at the CCHS football field. Caleb Burnside scored two rushing touchdowns and threw for another to lead the Red Raiders to […]

Lady Raiders Drop Two

    The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity volleyball team had a pair of North Tier League matches last week but were unable to come away with a win in either contest. On Tuesday, they were defeated at Otto-Eldred and on Thursday they fell at home to Port Allegany. (Full Story available […]

From the Bleachers

  by Rich Summers   Sometimes football teams really struggle, but seldom have I seen a whole officiating crew have as bad a night as they did in the game between CCHS and Port Allegany. There were not any really bad calls or anything but for some reason the guys just couldn’t get synchronized with […]

Huttons Compete in 5K

    The 14th annual Steve Jerman Memorial 5K Run and 2 Mile Walk was held Saturday, Oct. 20 in Kane. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Junior High Volleyball Results

    Junior High volleyball teams hosted Port Allegany last week and both teams won. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Etchepare Competes at Regionals

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo Cameron County High School sophomore Paul Etchepare competed at the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Western Regional Golf Tournament at the Tom’s Run Golf Course at the Chestnut Ridge Golf Resort in Blairsville last Monday. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Wandering Aimlessly

Archery Update by Phil Burkhouse Saturday, September 29th, marked the season opener for archery season.  Jake and I hiked to a narrow ridge before light and climbed into a two-man tree stand.  There were both red and rock oak acorns on the ground, and several buck rubs were visible.  We hunted until 10 a.m. in […]

Season Incognito: The Hunting Hobo

  by William Crisp   I am, notionally, scribing this article on a piece of bark while deeply embedded in a clandestine area of the forest. I am carefully concealed by camouflage, scent control spray, cigar smoke, and a rolled over keg…not in that order. This communication shall be encrypted and burst out during a […]

‘Join the Historical Society’

On behalf of the Cameron County Historical Society, we would like to invite you to join the Cameron County Historical Society.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Info on John Creighton’

Please pass this along to Isabelle Czekai of Erie in response to her questions in the 10/10/12 Echo. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Trivia Q & A’

Isabel Czekai asked what happened to John Creighton. He died in Texas about 1990. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Vote For Life’

Presently, it is legal in America to murder the  unborn, even in the ninth month of pregnancy. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

‘Skating Rink Question Answered’

The rink was located on Maple Street beside Chris’s Cleaners. I worked there for Mr. Carl Collins when I was in grade school. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘I Remember Her Smiling Face’

This comment is for Kent Riegel regarding a question in his trivia column from the October 3rd issue. “Ma” Kennedy was the teacher you affectionately referred to.  She taught high school English.  I believ   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Beverly Smith

(1938-2012) Beverly J. Smith, 74, of Maple Street Apartments, formerly of W. 5th St. Ext., died Saturday evening (Oct. 20, 2012) at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys.  

Walter Coppersmith

(1923-2012) Walter H. Coppersmith, 89, of Old Hickory, Tennessee, formerly of Emporium and York, died Saturday (Oct. 20, 2012) in his home.  

Howard and Barbara Vahue

A service for Howard B. and Barbara A. Vahue, of East Amherst, New York, was held at 11 a.m. Friday (Oct. 19, 2012) in St. Paul Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St., Eggertsville. They died Saturday (Oct. 13, 2012) when a tractor-trailer struck their van on Transit Road.

Gloria Berry

(1939-2012) Gloria M. Berry, 72, of 601 E. Allegany Ave., died Tuesday morning (Oct. 16, 2012) at UPMC-Hamot Medical Center, Erie.

Eleanor Stahl

(1937-2012) Eleanor M. Stahl, 75, of Austin, died Monday (Oct. 15, 2012) in the emergency room at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport.

CareerLink Expands Hours at New Location

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor CareerLink has moved to a new location in Emporium and will now be able to offer Cameron County residents expanded hours of service.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Fragale Serving As Interim Mayor

    Familiar faces appeared in new places at Monday night’s meeting of Emporium Borough Council.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo) Among the matter if you decided to be able to tell you don’t want to create a paper that is not the variety of day around […]

‘Goulish’ Job Openings at Sinnemahoning St. Park

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Sinnemahoning State Park has issued an urgent call for witches, goblins and ghouls.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

More Property Tax Talk In Harrisburg

    A public hearing was held in Harrisburg Monday to detail a report that could lead to the elimination of the school property tax in Pennsylvania   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Rebert Appeals Sentence To State Supreme Court

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Steven Rebert, who resided for a short time in Emporium, has appealed his double-murder conviction to the state Supreme Court.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Autumn Festival This Weekend

    Take a trip back in time and come to Sizerville State Park Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. for the 22nd annual Autumn Festival.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)    

Community Bike Ride and Picnic

    St. James/St. Mark Community Bike Ride and Picnic will be held Sunday, October 7th. The event is for everyone, but those under nine years old must have an adult present.     (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

On Your Feet For Autism

As her Senior Project, Katie Brown has organized a fun- filled evening for all ages. “On Your Feet For Autism” will take place Saturday, October 20th at 8 p.m. through Sunday, October 21st at 8 a.m. at the Cameron County Recreation Center. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Homecoming Week Growing

    Cameron County High School will celebrate Homecoming Friday, October 5, but activities continue through Saturday in the county. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo) We Can You don’t have a term papers, term reports as social and Canada. We promise that we will be the online assignment […]

Local Dr. To Speak at Historical Banquet

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo At this year’s Cameron County Historical Society Fall Banquet, the Cameron County Historical Society will have a local doctor speak on area native Dr. Sylvanus Freeman, a surgeon for the Union Army during the Civil War. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County […]

Benefit Dinner

    A chicken and biscuit dinner to benefit Kathy Pieczynski’s medical expenses will be held October 7th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Emporium Fire Hall. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Public Library Memorials

The Barbara Moscato Brown Library announces its third quarter memorial book donations. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

‘Slice of Hope’ at Fox’s Pizza

    Fox’s Pizza will participate in ‘Slice of Hope’ on Friday, October 12th. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

ECC Elects New Board

The annual stockholders  meeting of the Emporium Country Club was held on Sunday, September 23rd, with President Rich Cashdollar presiding. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Edel-Malizia Named Education Policy Fellow

      Dr. Stephanie Edel-Malizia, Penn State University’s Director of Education Programs for Academic Outreach, has been selected to participate in the 2012/2013 Pennsylvania Education Policy Fellowship Program. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

300 Club Party

    May Hollow Sportsmen’s Club 300 Club Party will be held October 6th starting at 2 p.m., with dinner at 4:30 p.m. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Lady Raider Spikers Fall To Port Allegany, Coudersport

  by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School varsity volleyball team had a pair of North Tier League matches last week but were unable to come away with a win.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Junior High Volleyball Results

The Junior High volleyball teams both lost to Coudersport at home last Thursday night.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Hubbers Top Raiders

by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity football team traveled to Smethport Friday night in search of their first win but were turned back by the Hubbers, 35-14. Smethport broke open a game that was tied at the intermission by scoring three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to […]

JV Raiders Defeat Curwensville

  by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Junior Varsity football team picked up their second win of the season as they beat Curwensville, 13-12, last Monday afternoon. The Red Raiders built a 13-0 halftime advantage and then held off a Golden Tide rally for the win.   (Full Story available […]

Jr. High Raiders Top Johnsonburg

  by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider football team traveled to Johnsonburg last Thursday and defeated the Rams, 33-14. The home team scored first but from then on the Red Raiders took over the game. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

From the Bleachers

by Rich Summers   Eric Spehalski’s ninety-six yard interception return for a touchdown at Sheffield led me to wondering if it was the largest return for a score in Raider history. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Lewis, Dunsmore Named To All-Star Team

  Cameron County High School’s Delaney Lewis and Brooke Dunsmore (left) were named to the North Penns Woods Golf All-Star squad last Thursday at the league championship tournament.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Dunsmore Leads Cameron County To Golf League Title

  by RichSummers Cameron County Echo Brooke Dunsmore shot a 43 to lead Cameron County High School to the North Penns Woods Golf League championship held at the Kane Country Club last Thursday. Dunsmore led the Lady Red Raider contingent of Delaney Lewis, Abby Etchepare and Capri Clark to a score of 141, ten shots […]

Etchepare Qualifies For Regional Golf Championship

  by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo Cameron County High School sophomore Paul Etchepare shot an 80-82-162 to finish fifth in the District 9 Championships at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course last Monday and Saturday.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Wandering Aimlessly Community Bike Ride, Hike, Picnic

  by Phil Burkhouse   I want to remind all area people about the bike ride, hike, and picnic this Sunday afternoon, October 7th, to honor the 100th anniversary of the present St. James Church in Driftwood.  All members of the community are encouraged to join in this celebration by getting outdoors and participating in […]