4th, 5th, 6th Grade B-ball Sign-Ups

    Sign-ups for 4th, 5th and 6th grade girls basketball will be held Tuesday, Aug. 21st from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Rec Center. Please bring  $20 registration fee. Must be signed up by a parent or guardian. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Bowling Meetings

    There will be an Emporium USBC Association meeting on August 20th at 7 p.m. at Mountain View.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo) by Sydney Nelson – Thither, low puffiness pathetic sept women. taking notes for research paper high school No subject how unlike an introduction […]

Wandering Aimlessly

  Water, Topsoil & Mixed Northern Hardwoods by Phil Burkhouse   Mary and I inherited some wandering blood from our ancestors, and this summer our restless feet ended up in western portions of the United States—again.  We traveled with fellow Cameron County wanderers Rick and Pam Means from Driftmahoning and covered 7,643 miles in twenty-two […]

Moments

  by William Crisp   To be, or not to be? That is the question. What do we live for? There are as many answers as there are people I’m sure.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Elk Applications Deadline Aug. 26

    Hunters looking to participate in this year’s Pennsylvania elk season have until Aug. 26 to submit an application through the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Pennsylvania Automated License System (PALS).  This can be done at any issuing agent or through the “Enter Elk Drawing” icon in the center of the agency’s homepage (www.pgc.state.pa.us). (Full Story […]

Eugene Rebo

(1933-2012) Eugene E. Rebo, 78, of 196 Arch Drive, died on Tuesday morning (Aug. 7, 2012) at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys.

  MOUNTING FUGITIVE SEARCH – Members of Cameron County’s Mountaineer Search & Rescue unit get briefed on the Whittimore Hill area they were to search for missing fugitive Thomas Smith last Wednesday. Search & Rescue, Emporium and State Police, along with tracking dogs, covered the steep, forested terrain without turning up any evidence that Smith […]

Authorities Continue Search For Emporium Fugitive

    by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor As law enforcement officials continued to painstakingly follow up on leads as to the whereabouts of fugitive Thomas Edward Smith, a reward for information leading to his capture climbed to $5,000 on Monday. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)  

Memorial Garden Discussed at School Board Meeting

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo On Thursday, Cameron County School Board members discussed personnel and policy changes at the school district. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Efforts To Repair Twp. Roads Ongoing

    by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo At August’s Shippen Township meeting on Tuesday, Supervisors discussed ongoing efforts to fix township roads in Sizer Run, Four Mile and Waldy Run. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

BWA Plans Celebration Of Sinnemahoning Creek

    The Bucktail Watershed Association plans to celebrate the Sinnemahoning Creek Watershed with a Driftwoodstock event at the Bucktail Rod & Gun Club.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Tom Smith remains at large

Emporium police department reporting:  The victim was stopped as she approached her home.  56 year old Tom Smith had his vehicle parked with the hood up…he asked her for a ride.  He said he needed a ride to sheetz.  As they approached Third Street he gave her another address…..when she made the turn he pulled […]

  NEW PANEL AT THE BUCKTAIL OVERLOOK – A new panel was just added at the Bucktail Overlook.  This panel completes the kiosk that was installed at this viewing area within the Bucktail Natural Area.  The panel depicts the monument at Driftwood which honors the Bucktail Regiment and it also acquaints you with the local […]

Elk County Convicts Serial Camp Burglar

  by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor A long list of serial camp burglaries in the region was brought to conclusion last week in Elk County Court when Daniel Aiello, 27, of St. Marys was found guilty on over 100 charges. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

State Police Continue Break-In Investigation

by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor Emporium-based State Police continue their investigation of a series of break-ins at several Down County business locations. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Borough Striving To Meet PennDOT Requirements

    Emporium Borough and apparently a host of municipals governments across the state share difficulties in understanding and implementing requirements of Publication 213 sent out by PennDOT. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Pigeons Evicted From Clock Tower

    Cameron County commissioners reported last week that the clock tower at the Cameron County Court House is now secure. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

No Donation Considered Too Small For Community Chest

    Cameron County Community Chest has collected an additional $100 in donations since the last update and is at $20,700. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Night Sky Event Planned

Have you ever looked into the night sky and wondered about planets or constellations? Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA) and other local night sky enthusiasts are offering an introductory night sky program for all ages. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Time Running Out To Adopt A Duck

    Fundraising for the July 2013 fireworks is underway this week in Cameron County.  A duck derby will be held in conjunction with the Cameron County Fair on Friday, August 10. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo) Write My Essay Writing Reference pages and only hazy and European […]

July Realty Transfers

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

National Fuel Ups Prices 4.7%

    The Pennsylvania division of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (National Fuel) has announced its annual adjustment to Gas Supply Charges to become effective August 1, 2012. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Night Swim

The Class of 2014 will be having a night swim to raise money for their Junior Prom. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

7th Grade Orientation

    The Cameron County High School 7th grade orientation will be held on Thursday, August 23 at 6 p.m. in the high school auditorium. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

May Hollow Youth Field Day

    May Hollow Sportsmen’s Club and Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association Youth Field Day will be held August 11th at May Hollow Sportsmen’s Club. Registration starts at 9 a.m. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Local Author Releases Fourth Book

    Local woman Tiffany Simar has released her fourth book entitled “My True Heart.” (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Library Summer Reading Program

    On August 6, the 21 Cameron County youngsters who had met their 2012 Summer Reading Club goals were invited, along with the Library Story Hour and Free to Be Three youngsters to a great afternoon of fun at the library. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Vascular Screening

    Cole Memorial Hospital has teamed up with UPMC Hamot on a Vascular Screening event at Cole Memorial’s Central Potter Health Center from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on August 14. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Decrease Your Stroke Risk

    Decrease your risk of heart attack or stroke now! (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Thank You For The Senior Center Donations

The Emporium Senior Center has recently been blessed with generous donations, joyfully performed services, and several acts of thoughtful kindness.  Sometimes a simple “thank you” doesn’t feel like enough, so we wanted to publicly let everyone know how wonderful you all are and that you are truly appreciated. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in […]

Haunted House Plans Already Underway

    Plans are underway for another scary Haunted House in downtown Emporium this October. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Rec. Office Closed

    The Cameron County Recreation Center office will be closed August 9th through August 17th.  It will reopen on August 20th. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Free Cancer Screenings

    Dr. David Moylan will provide free colorectal and prostate cancer screenings on August 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., at The Patterson Cancer Care Center at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Weekend Activities at Sizerville Park

    The following programs will be offered this weekend at Sizerville State Park: (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Cemetery Meeting

    There is a reorganization meeting for the Rich Valley Cemetery scheduled for August 9th at 10 a.m. at the Cabin Kitchen. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Give Blood, Go To Disney

    The Community Blood Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania is holding its biggest promotion in years during the hardest month of the year for the blood supply. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Free Mammograms

    Free mammograms for women 40 and over are offered at the Women’s Health Center at Cole Memorial Hospital on August 15. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Raiders Ready For Season, Fourteen Lettermen Return

    Cameron County High School’s 2012 football team will field 35 players, including 14  returning lettermen; seven offensive starters and six defensive starters. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Once again the weather robbed me of a Sunday at the baseball field as the Alle-Catt playoff game between Emporium and Bradford at St. Bonaventure University was rained out.     (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Harry’s Corner

  by Harry Jones   Meg Whiting led the Tuesday Ladies League with a score of 44. Betty “Down the Middle” Clingan had low net score with a 36. Lois Wehner won the most points with 21. Bev “Flat is Beautiful” Jones leads the pack with 193 points   (Full Story available on the newsstands, […]

Guisto Golf Tourney This Weekend

    The 4th Annual Nick Guisto Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, August 11th, at the Emporium Country Club.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Penn-York Ends Season

    The Penn-York Junior Golf League ended its season at Wellsville recently, with Corey Haas (Wellsville) winning with a 69, the overall Division Championship with a 39 point total and the Davis Memorial Trophy for Most Outstanding Golfer with a 71.5 stroke average.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron […]

Wandering Aimlessly Summer Fishing 2012

  by Phil Burkhouse The two oldest grandsons are definitely hooked on fishing and are still going strong late into the summer.  In July they hounded the trout that had collected in the cold water at the mouth of many of our small streams and experienced limited success. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in […]

Rubber Chickens

  by William Crisp   During this season of travelling for vacation, it is important to remember that among the most underappreciated items in the world are inflatable and/or rubber animals. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Hunt With A Veteran

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

‘You Have Questions, I Have Answers’

Hi Kent, I worked for Ogden’s Pharmacy for 17 years and enjoyed making different sundaes. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Grandma’s Cabin Kitchen “Peanut Butter Pie Recipe”

What a joy to read everyone’s letters about my Grandma’s Peanut Butter Pie Recipe.  It can never be duplicated.  As one of the grandchildren, growing up in the back kitchen watching her make pies, we all know she had no recipe, and yet they were always perfect. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this […]

‘Shorthand’

I’m quite sure the shorthand manual that you refer to is the “Gregg’s Shorthand Manual” or textbook, pioneered by John Gregg. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Three Shoemakers In Emporium’

There were three shoemakers in Emporium.  Baldos On W. Greenwood St., Moscato’s on E. 4th St., and I think the Glasl girls had a grandparent in the business, located between St. Mark’s and the Methodist Church. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

August Ross

(1929-2012) August “Gus” Ross, 83, of Arcadia, Florida, formerly of West Chester, Yardley and Emporium, passed away Sunday (July 29, 2012).

May Heck

(1927-2012) May C. Heck, 85, devoted mother, wife, and longtime resident of Emporium, passed away  at 12:30 a.m. Friday (Aug. 3, 2012) at the Sunrise Manor Home of Leesburg, VA  with her daughter and her husband by her side.

Russell Andrews

(1939-2012) Russell J. “Butch” Andrews, 73, of 174 Valley View Road, died on Wednesday morning (Aug. 1, 2012) at UPMC-Hamot Medical Center, Erie.

Neil Shepard

(1927-2012) Neil Leroy Shepard, 84, of Conneautville, a former longtime resident of Austin, passed away, Monday (July 30, 2012) in his home with his loving family at his side.

Eleanor Pearson

(1926-2012) Eleanor A. Pearson, 86, of Guy and Mary Felt Manor,  formerly of Maple Street, died on Friday evening (Aug. 3, 2012) at Guy and Mary Felt Manor.

Martha Close

Martha Slottje Close, 90, of Roanoke, Virginia, went to be with the Lord on (Aug. 3, 2012).

Edward Segee

(1915-2012) Edward R. Segee, age 97, of Poplar Street, Danville, formerly of Emporium, passed away Saturday (Aug. 4, 2012), in his home.

  The Emporium High School Class of 1952 celebrated their 60th Anniversary reunion at the Emporium Country Club on Friday, May 25th. Classmates in attendance were, front row (l to r) Ellie Altman Klees, LeRoy Markert, Donna Ellis Ashley, Florence Haynes Rossman, Jean Zito, Reba Reed Palmer, Grace Moore LaBrozzi, Donna Schwab Pelkey and Earl […]

Geelen Faces Bench Trial On Moose Lodge Charges

  by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor James A Geelen,  who stands accused of embezzlement from the Emporium Moose Lodge, has waived his right to a jury trial in Cameron County Court and instead will appear at a  bench trial.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Fisher Found Guilty Of More Than 70 Charges

  by Bruce Whitman Echo News Editor A criminal case which spanned nearly four years neared its end last week in Cameron County Court. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

$20,000 Raised For Make-A-Wish

  by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo The 15th Annual Dream Makers for Make-A-Wish of Cameron, Potter and McKean Counties Poker Run was held this past Saturday, July 16th, in Emporium. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Sr. Little League Tourney Opens Today

    Action in the 32nd Pennsylvania Senior Little League championship tournament gets underway today (Wednesday) at the Little League complex on Sizerville Road. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Elk State Forest Firefighters Deployed To Western States

 Cameron County Echo Forest firefighters from across Pennsylvania have been deployed in recent weeks to battle large forest fires burning several states in the western U.S.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

LEPC Looks Into 911 Phone Lapses

    Members of the Cameron County Local Emergency Planning Committee last week discussed  problems with 911 service for users of other than traditional telephone grids. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Big Foot Reported Missing By MS&R

  by Amanda Jones Cameron County Echo Mountaineer Search and Rescue would like to thank everyone who participated in this year’s Bigfoot Hunt and all the businesses that so generously donated items to be used as prizes for successful hunters. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Local Businesses Say Play Ball

  The Pennsylvania State Little League Senior Division Tournament will be played July 25-30 in Emporium.  Local radio station WLEM-AM 1250 will broadcast each game.  Showing hometown spirit, a number of businesses sponsor the broadcasts and offer food to the players when they shine either offensively or defensively. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in […]

Cameron Co. Longbeards To Host Fundraising Banquet

  Food, fun, fellowship, and fundraising are set as the main events at the 5th annual Hunting Heritage Super Fund Banquet hosted by the Cameron County Longbeards Chapter of  National Wild Turkey Federation August 4, at the Emporium VFW.  (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

Free Gas Industry Job Training Class

Potter County Education Council (PCEC) has announced that a limited number of openings remain for a free training class that will provide individuals with the skills they need to secure a job in the natural gas industry. Recent increases in the price of natural gas at the wellhead make it likely that energy companies who […]

Rotary Picnic Tickets

  The Emporium Rotary Picnic will be held Wednesday, August 15th at the Rod & Gun Club. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Jamming’ With the Garden Club

  After a very successful day of picking blueberries, Emporium Garden Club members will be demonstrating how to make blueberry preserves.   (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

‘Another Peanut Butter Pie Recipe’

This note concerns Peanut Butter Pie.  I use a “shorter” recipe for this pie and it tastes very similar to Lena Miglicio’s.  Not the same but very close and a lot easier. (Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)