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Saturday, June 30, 2012

Drive In Movie Night




Drive Inn Movie Night sponsored by the Cameron County Fair Association and the Cameron County SPCA

Tonight

Saturday June 30th 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

 Held at the Cameron County Fair Grounds

Bring your blankets, lawn chairs to watch a movie on a 16 foot inflatable screen at the fairgrounds 

Adult tickets are $ 6.00
Children ages 6-12 are $ 3.00
All children under 5 are free

 Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Gate opens at 730....

 Tonights  showing will be "We bought a Zoo"

 We Bought a Zoo is a 2011 comedy-drama film based on the 2008 memoir of the same name by Benjamin Mee.
The film is directed by Cameron Crowe, and stars Matt Damon as the lead character.  Based on a true story.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

1st Swim Meet of the Season

Emporium was host to the seasons 1st swim meet last night. 
 Many youngsters and adults enjoyed an evening of fun at the CCHS pool.







Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Vacation Bible School @ ST. Marks Church


Vacation Bible School
JUNE 24-JUNE 28, 6-8 PM @ ST. MARK CHURCH for all CHILDREN PRESCHOOL to 5th GRADE

 If you can help, call Jen at the center (486-0784), home (486-7664) or Deb Fisher (486-0830).
  Also, if you are able to donate some of the items needed for VBS, there is a list in the back of the church.
  Thanks for your help.

Friday, June 22, 2012

Boyd N. Husted





Boyd N. Husted, 84, of Rich Valley, Emporium, died Thursday, June 21, 2012, in Elk Regional Health Center,St. Marys.
He was born September 26, 1927 in Emporium, the son of Earl R. and Celia Colter Husted. On March 17, 1972 in Emporium, he married Maira Walden who died November 5, 1998.
He was a veteran of WWII having served as a medical technician in the United States Army.
Mr. Husted attended CameronCounty schools and was employed by GTE Sylvania in Emporium for several years. He also worked on the Stevenson Dam Project, was a Shippen Township Supervisor, and was retired from PennDOT.
He enjoyed working around his house and yard and in his younger yearshe enjoyed roller skating and bowling with his good friend Mo Johnson.
Survivors include: a brother Rodney Husted and wife Violet of Montoursville; a nephew Robert Husted and wife Iris of Wichita Falls, Texas;and a niece Catherine Houghton and husband Paul of Pittsburgh.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard and Russell Husted.
There will be no visitation.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Coppersmith-Condon FuneralHome, Emporium.
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Emporium Old Home Week

Emporium Old Home Week
Monday June 18 - Saturday June 23, 2012
Matinee's Wednesday and Saturday afternoons
Broad Street, Emporium PA
Carnival with rides, concession stands, bingo,and games.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Swim Team Sign Ups

There will be a Cameron County Swim Team again this year.

The 1st practice begins on  Monday June 18, 2012.
Diving will be held from 6:00-6:30 pm.
Swim practice will be 6:30-7:30pm.

Sign up forms are available at the pool.
Our 1st meet is June 25th and there are 4 home meets this year.
See you there !!

Cameron County Food Pantry

The Cameron County Food Pantry will hold a distribution for people determined eligible on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the building located behind the Northern Tier Community Action offices at 135 West Fourth Street in Emporium.
 Call 486-1161, ext. 269, with any questions.

Mabel L Gennocro


Mabel I. Gennocro, 95, of 130 Kennedy St., Bradford, PA formerly of Emporium died at her daughters residence, Bradford, PA on Friday (June 15, 2012) morning.
She was born August 8, 1916 in Emporium a daughter of the late Albert and Margaret Zurflu Streich.
On July 5, 1936 in she married the late Anthony Gennocro.
Mrs. Gennocro retired from Sylvania where she worked for many years. She was the last Gold Star Mother in Cameron County. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Surviving
Daughter: Dorothy Chirillo, Bradford
Daughter: Margy Putt, Emporium
Daughter: Gloria Berry, Emporium
Son: Jim Gennocro and his wife Dolly, Emporium
Son: Sam Gennocro and Paula, Duke Center
Son: Mick Gennocro, Morristown, TN
Several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and Great Great Grandchildren
Brother: Albert "Clink" Striech, Emporium
Sister: Virginia Stebich, Austin
Sister: Lois Gribble, Emporium
Sister: Judy Seabolt, Emporium

Preceded in Death By
Parents: Albert and Margaret Zurflu Streich
Husband: Anthony Gennocro
Son: Anthony "Butch" Gennocro who died in the Vietnam War
Daughter: Sharon Geci
1 Brother: Herbert Streich
3 Sisters: Charmaine Donovan, Evelyn Benedict & Doroth Streich

Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Monday, (June 18, 2012) at 2:00 PM with Rev. Jeremy Caskey, Pastor, Faith Baptist Church, officiating.
Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Sunday from 2-4 PM.
Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium.

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Charles O. "Joe" Nellis, 80, of Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys, formerly of 356 E. 5th St., Ext., Emporium died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys on Thursday (June 14, 2012) afternoon.
He was born March 21, 1932 in Tioga, PA a son of the late Charles and Lula Maybelle Shaylor Nellis.
On January 16, 1954 in Rich Valley Weslyan Church he married the late Stella LaBorde Nellis.
Mr. Nellis retired from Motor Coil where he worked for many years. He had served Emporium Borough as the Chief of Police for several years.

Surviving
Daughter: Vicki, Mrs. Ed LaBrozzi, Emporium
Daughter: Kimberly, Mrs. Brooks McBride, Emporium
Son: Lawrence Nellis, Emporium
2 Great Grandchildren & 5 Grandchildren
Brother: Robert, Emporium
Sister: Shirley Collins, Emporium
Sister: Virginia Main, Emporium
Sister: Joanne Austin and her husband, Emporium

Preceded in Death By
Parents: Charles and Lula Maybelle Shaylor Nellis
Wife: Stella LaBorde Nellis who died Jan. 31, 2007 Daughter: Linda Nellis who died Dec. 15, 2005
2 Sisters: Betty Gaenzle and Annabelle Nellis
3 Brothers: Richard, Gary and Jim Nellis

Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home
207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Monday (June 18, 2012) at 11:00 AM with Rev. James Eastman, Pastor, Abundant Life Tabernacle, officiating.
Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Monday from 10:00-10:45 AM.
Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium.

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Ben A Keller


Ben A Keller, 94 of 356 S. Mountain Rd., Emporium, formerly of Kirksville Mo. passed away in St. Marys, PA peacefully Tuesday afternoon in the company of his family.
He was born Feb 2nd 1918 the son of U.S. Grant and Effie J. (Burns) Keller.

Mr. Keller graduated from the University of Missouri and taught High School in both Kirksville and Emporium. Prior to that time he worked at Sylvania in Emporium and Burlington, Iowa. He was a veteran of WWll serving in the European theatre with the 70th tank battalion. Mr. Keller was a member and past Post Commander of the Miller-Raffelle VFW. He was also an active 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus in Emporium. He enjoyed people and socializing and traveling around the country. He spent many of the last few winters living with his family in Texas

He is survived by 3 sons, Ben (Kim) Keller of Soul South Korea, Patrick of Fort Worth Texas, and Steve (Donna) of St Marys. He has 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren all of which he loved dearly.
He was preceded in death by his wife Frances 2003, and son Thomas. 2000 and eight older brothers: Sam, Homer, Carl, Tom, Fred, Hadley, Eugene and Max.

Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Thurday from 6-8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium on Friday, June 15, 2012 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant. A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.

Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Richard C. Aaron, 56



Richard C. Aaron, 56, of 316 Lamplighter Mnr., Latrobe, PA formerly of Emporium died at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital in Latrobe on Saturday, (June 9, 2012) night.
He was born May 13, 1956 in Ft. Worth, Texas a son of Ben Aaron, Forestville, NY and Maureen Gross, Emporium

Mr. Aaron attended grade and high school in Emporium and one year iof high school in Port Allegany. He enlisted in the Army in 1973 and served until 1976. While in the Army he completed Military Police Training which he was very proud of. He spent the following year in Germany. Rick married Maria Azzato at St. Mark Church on May 10, 1980. He worked at Motor Coil and then GKN Sinter Metals where he had worked over 20 years as an inspector. After moving to Latrobe he worked several years in his field. Rick enjoyed everything he did with his children. He loved to hunt and fish and was an avid Penn State football fan. He was a wonderful father and son with a very kind heart. Rick was a member of the VFW.
Surviving
In addition to his Father and Mother
Son: Shane Aaron,
Daughter: Olivia Aaron,
Companion of several years: Susan Lewis, Latrobe
Uncle: Gary Gross
Aunt: Janice Letchem
Several: Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in Death By
Maternal Grandparents: Oliver and Marion Roynan Gross
Paternal Grandparents: Vincent Aaron
Paternal Grandmother: Violet Songer Manginell
There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be Celebrated at St. Mark Catholic Church 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium on Friday (June 15, 2012) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant. A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.
Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium.
Memorial Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Cameron Unit, P.O. Box 62, 135 W. Fourth St., Emporium, or to the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library, 27 W. 4th St., PO Box 430, Emporium, PA 15834

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Martina L. Husted, 74,



Martina L. Husted, 74, of Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys formerly of Emporium died at Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys on Friday evening. (June 8, 2012)
She was born March 29, 1938 in Emporium a daughter of the late Martin and Mary Dolan Minard.
On May 7, 1960 in St. Mark Rectory she married the late Russel Husted.
Mrs. Husted graduated from Cameron County High School in the class of 1957. She worked at Sylvania, Tau Electronics, Hoy Dry Cleaners, Fred's Meat Market and Luigi's Snack & Shop. Martina was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church.
 
Surviving
Daughter: Catherine Houghton and her husband Paul, Pittsburgh
Son: Robert Husted and his wife Iris, Wichita Falls, TX
One Step Grandson: Louis Fierro
Sister: Mary Ann Park, Emporium
Sister: Regina Caton and her husband David, Emporium
Brother: John Minard and his wife Mary Grace, Emporium
Several nieces and nephews
Preceded in Death By
Parents: Martin and Mary Dolan Minard
Husband: Russel Husted who died June 14, 2005
The family will receive friends at the Barnett Funeral Home on Tuesday from 6-8 PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.
Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Pinecrest Manor, Memorial Fund, 763 Johnsonburg Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Almeda H. "Medie" Woodward

Almeda H. "Medie" Woodward, 98, of Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys on Saturday (June 9, 2012) afternoon.
She was born April 16, 1914 in Fryburg, PA a daughter of the late William and Rose Ann Weaver Hook.
On August 17, 1939 in Kane, PA she married the late Thomas Woodward, Jr.

Mrs. Woodward graduated from Kane High School in the class of 1930. She worked, as a customer service representative, for National Fuel Gas for over 23 years. She was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church the C.D. of A. and the Emporium Senior Center. She enjoyed playing cards.

Surviving
Son: Thomas M. Woodward, III, Emporium
Brother: Melvin Hook and his wife Patricia, Pittsburgh
Preceded in Death By
Parents: William and Rose Ann Weaver Hook
Husband: Thomas Woodward
2 Brothers: George & Martin Hook
Sister: Leona Hook

There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, Pennsylvania
Tuesday (June 12, 2012) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.
Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Emporium Senior Center, 213-1/2 South Maple Street, Emporium, PA 15834

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Roger A Nogy

Roger A. Nogy, 60, of Emporium, formerly of N. Belle Vernon, passed away Monday, June 4, 2012 in U.P.M.C. Montifiore Hospital.

A son of the late Martin (Streamline) and Audrey 'Jean' Spanish Nogy, he was born in N. Charleroi on March 17, 1952.


A resident of Emporium for the past five years, he was a member of St. Mark's R.C. Church in Emporium.

Roger was retired from Westmoreland County 911 where he was employed as a dispatcher and the former Allenport Plant of Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel.

He was a life member and past president of the North Belle Vernon Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department, Buck Tail Rod and Gun Club, May Hollow Sportsmen's Association, Sinnamahoning Sportsmen's Club, Moose Club, Vets Club, and Knights of Columbus, all of Emporium.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Irene Seroka in 2010, and his favorite furry companion, Shadow in 2011.

Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Deanne Nogy, one daughter, Kathy Nogy of Stockdale, two sons and one daughter-in-law, Sean Panek and his wife, Heather, of Mon City and Alan Nogy of N. Charleroi, two brothers, Marty Nogy of Belle Vernon and his children, Brian and Jason Nogy, and Mark Nogy of Belle Vernon and his children, Brittany and Stephanie Nogy, two aunts, Gilda Gladys and Norma (John) Gillo, all of Belle Vernon, and several cousins including, Walt Nogy of Belle Vernon and Joanne (Nick) Kustra of Greensburg,

Friends will be received Friday from 3 to 8 PM in the Ferguson Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., (724-929-5300), 700 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon www.FergusonFuneralHomeAndCrematory.com. A blessing service will be in the funeral home Friday at 8:00 P.M. with the Rev. Msgr. Roger A. Statnick officiating. The rosary will be prayed in the funeral home Friday at 3:00 PM by Members of St. Sebastian Parish and the members of the North Belle Vernon Volunteer Fire Department will meet in the funeral home Friday at 7 P.M. to hold services.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Bill Would Enjoy Hearing From His Friends

We are happy to hear that Bill Grimone has returned to St Marys.
He is now residing in Elk Haven. His address is

Bill Grimone
Elk Haven Nursing Home
Room 209
Johnsonburg Road
St Marys, Pa   15857

Bill would enjoy hearing from his friends !

WPSU OUR TOWN VIDEO

Our Town features the heritage and spirit of local communities as told by its citizens. Residents use  video cameras to show the personalities and places that make their town special to them.   The series has highlighted more than fifty communities in the WPSU coverage area since its debut in 1996.  This will be the second time Emporium has been featured in this series. The first vidio was filmed in 2001.

It is almost time for the live broadcast of Our Town Emporium!  Tune in Thursday, June 7th at 8PM to hear stories from Emporium and all of Cameron County!
Stories include Mountaineer Search and Rescue, the latest production from the Cameron County High School Drama Club, the Little Red Barn Farm, and a tour of Embassy Powdered Metals.
Out-of-town friends and family can watch the show.  The show will stream live the night of the broadcast on wpsu.org.
We know that you’ll love  this region at the heart of the PA Wilds, just as we at WPSU have.
 Please join us on Thursday, June 7th at 8PM!   http://wpsu.org/tv/ourtown/emporium

Previous episodes of the Our Town series may be viewed here   http://www.wpsu.org/tv/episodes/ourtown