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Monday, April 29, 2013

Nelson Haas Named Artist of the Month and More


Cameron County artist Nelson Haas named Artist of the Month for May.  The retired state police trooper has also been named by the PA Wilds Planning Team as artist for 2013.  Haas is self taught and enjoys using pen and ink to capture all things in the PA Wilds.  From flowers to animals and even the tools used in hunting, fishing and trapping, Haas has sketched the items! 

 Each week the Cameron County Echo runs a drawing by the artist, who also was the impetus for the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce to add consignment artwork to its location.  Inside Haas sells walking sticks, original and reproduction artwork. 

 Haas has a busy month, as he will lead Cameron County High School art students on a native flower walk and drawing class.  At the end of May Haas will take part in the bioblitz at Sinnemahoning State Park, as he will lead a group on a wildflower count.

 Stop in the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center to see Haas’  work.  The Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center is open 10-4  Monday-Friday Tuesday night 6:30-9:30 and Saturday 9-1.                                            

 
 

 

Friday, April 26, 2013

Albert G. "George" Connelly




Albert G. "George" Connelly, 71, of 44 Outback Dr., Emporium, died at his residence, Emporium on Friday (April 26, 2013) evening following a brief illness.
He was born December 16, 1941 in Swissvale, PA a son of the late James and Wilhelmina Burger Connelly.
On September 18, 1970 in Olean, NY he married Jacquelyn Lindsey Connelly, who survives.

 Mr. Connelly graduated from Cameron County High School in the class of 1959. He served with the US Air Force from 1959 to 1963 in Topeka, Kansas and in the Phillipines. He retired from Ceromet in Anaheim, CA where he worked for over 35 years. He was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church, Third degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council #990, Emporium, American Legion Olkosky-Jessop Post 194, Emporium and Miller-Raffaele Post 6221, VFW, Emporium. He enjoyed anything outdoors, especially hunting and camping. He also enjoyed family gatherings.

 Surviving
In addition to Jacquelyn Lindsey Connelly
Son: Shawn Connelly and his wife Tanya, Emporium
Son: Albert George Connelly, Auburn, CA
Grandson: Kyle Connelly
Granddaughter: Taylor Connelly
Preceded in Death By
Parents: James and Wilhelmina Burger Connelly
Five: Brothers
Three: Sisters

 Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium on Tuesday (April 30, 2013) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.

 A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.
Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Monday from 5-8 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.
 
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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Skywarn Classes In Cameron County

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IMPORTANT 911 INFORMATION

IMPORTANT 911 INFORMATION
 
Accidents happen, we understand. That's why we're asking you to help us, help you from making your accident turn into an embarrassing moment. If you or your child accidentally dials 9-1-1 STAY ON THE LINE. This allows us the opportunity to verify it was an accidental dial. If you hang up, our calltakers have to take the time to call the number back and send the police to your door. How embarrassing, right?
 Accident or Emergency STAY ON THE LINE until told to hang up

If you call 9-1-1 from a cell phone, it is your responsibility as the caller to know the address/location of the emergency. Although technology has  improved for emergency communications over the last two decades, computer systems do NOT show the specific address on wireless calls from cell phones. Dispatchers will know the general area from which the call is originating, but this can vary anywhere from 10 yards to 1/4 mile in a radial search in every direction.
 
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Traffic Accident On West 120

This morning, a  motor vehicle accident on Rt 120 W  caused an electrical outage affecting West Creek, Moore Hill, Rich Valley Road, and the Cameron County Elementary school.  The accident occurred at approximately 6:35 am when a white pick up truck exited the highway and struck a tree. 
Traffic was interrupted while the Emporium Ambulance, Cameron County Fire Department, State Police and emergency personnel assisted at the scene. Electrical service was restored within 2 hours and details of the crash are unknown at this time.





Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Cameron County Chamber Unveils New Logo




A windstorm last spring damaged the awning on the building rented by the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce.  This week signage installed includes a new logo for the chamber.  “Now the logo is clean and spells out what role the chamber serves, businesses,” according to executive director Tina Johns Solak.  That new tagline reads ‘Your business starts here’. 

 The numerous colors of the old logo made color printing on t-shirts and other items cost prohibitive.  Johns Solak promises the new logo will soon appear on numerous items, including the web site and event posters. 
 
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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Music Returns to the Coffee House at St Marks Church

 
Father Paul  Siebert and friends will present an evening of music at St Marks Catholic Church May 5.  The date coincides with Cinco de Mayo, so of course the music and decorations will have a unique twist!
 The Coffee House event begins at 6:45pm at O’Connell Hall. 
 Father Paul will be joined on stage by musicians from throughout the region.  Dave Foote will share his percussion talent and is from St Marys.   The Feroz brothers sing, and play various instruments, they include Dan from Oil City, Ron from Titusville and Frank who is preparing for a national tour, Ron Tusing from Cameron County will tickle the ifovy keys of his keyboard!  “We are lucky to have Frank Feroz commit since he is preparing for a gig Mothers Day Weekend, when he will warm up the glass harp with Phil Keaggy,” says Father Paul.
 The musicians admit they love the 60’s and 70’s but promise to throw in other tunes and of course lots of laughter and snacks too! 
 The event is free, but seating is limited. 
 Sit back and enjoy a night of fun and free entertainment.  Jazz, classic rock and folk songs are on tap. 
 Munchies are also provided! 
 
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AEROBIC KICKBOXING CLASS

AEROBIC KICKBOXING CLASS

 To begin Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
 When: Tuesday's 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm & Thursday's 7:45 - 8:45 pm
 Where: Memorial Hall
 Cost: $20 per month – CASH PREFERRED PLEASE
 
 I have a background in kickboxing, where I taught classes with 60+ attendees per class in Edinboro University from 2002-2005. I'm enthusiastic and ready to start again with my roots from Emporium!
 
 This HIGH INTENSITY class combines..........
 Aerobics,
 self-defense,
up-to-date music,
 and various moves that incorporate arms, legs and core.

 Each week we will build on what was learned.

 I encourage you to purchase 2, 5, 8 or 10 lb weights for one part of the class, with 5 lb weights being the most common.
 
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Sunday, April 21, 2013

Sylvan Heritage Council Cleans Up

During Saturdays Clean Up Day, the Sylvan Heritage Council spruced up the landscaping areas surrounding the "Welcome to Emporium" signs.
  Members of the Emporium Borough crew were on hand to assist with the mulching of both signs.
Thanks for your help!



 

Parish Mission with Fr Dennis Corrado

Best Preacher In NYC Is Here!
 
Parish Mission
April 22, 23, and 24
6:30 pm in O’Connell Hall
 
Fr. Dennis Corrado was named one of the best preachers in NYC by New York Magazine, and one of the religious leaders of New York for the 21st Century by the NY Daily News.  He most recently served as American Delegate representing the US Oratorian House to the Holy See in Rome.  He will be presenting our parish mission each evening. 
 
His messages of forgiveness will be:
Monday 22th – What is Forgiveness and why it is so difficult to practice
Tuesday 23rd – Living the Truth:  The only environment for Forgiveness
Wednesday 24th – Practical ways to increase the joy which follows Forgiveness
 
Please plan to come to hear Fr. Corrado’s message and bring a friend!   All are invited.
 
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Cameron County Food Pantry Collection Sunday

The second Sunday of every month is Cameron County Food Pantry Collection Sunday. Please bring non perishable food items and drop them in the designated location at your church.  If you would prefer a monetary donation, please place an envelope in the collection that is labeled “Food Bank.”  Thank you so very much for your help to provide food to individuals and families of Cameron County.
 
  Cameron County Food Pantry is a ministry provided by the Cameron County Ministerial Association. The funding for the food pantries around the country has been cut, and we have a great need in our community.  Please give what you can.  Thank you.
 
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Saturday, April 20, 2013

Pick It Up PA Day In Cameron County

    Workers taking part in the " Pick It Up PA Day"  were out picking up trash along W 120 this morning.



 
 
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Vendors And Events Lining UP For Weekend In The Wilds


Mark your calendars for July 5 and 6 in Emporium!  Starting Friday night you can enjoy music and an old fashion ice cream social, then Saturday get up bright and early to enjoy all the fun hunting for Big Foot. After spending the day in the woods, come back to Emporium and listen to music, stroll among the vendors and support non-profit organizations by filling your tummy full of good eats!  If you still have energy, head to the Cameron County High School Swimming Pool and cool off.  When the sun goes down you are ready to watch the fireworks light the sky!
 
Cameron County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Tina Johns Solak says there will be a few changes as the weekend events continue to grow locations and timing is tweaked.  “We heard many people ask why the downtown activities ended so early when the fireworks did not start till 10pm, so this year the artists and vendors will be open 9am-6pm.  That means the high school bleachers and parking will open at 7pm for the fireworks.”  Also new this year will be that the swimming pool will be open all day and through the showing of the fireworks!  Imagine cooling off in the pool watching the skies explode in color!
 
Plenty of activities are available for children, and a new event for children of all ages, will be an elk bugling contest.  Representatives of the Keysone Elk Country Alliance will judge the contest.  “This is a great way to practice before the Elk Expo set for August at the Elk Country Visitor Center,” according to Johns Solak. 
 
Information was sent to last years vendors and artists last week and at last count more than 25 have registered for 2013.   If you are interested contact the chamber office at 814-486-4314.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Robert “Poopsy” Peters

Robert “Poopsy” Peters, 74, Mercer Street, Wilcox, died at home on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, after a short illness.
He was born May 17, 1938 in St. Marys, the son of the late George and Helen (McAlee) Peters.

 He married Margaret "Maggie" (Zelt) and she preceded him in death in 2006.
He lived in Johnsonburg most of his life and was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School. He worked with the Johnsonburg Borough for 28 years and was a member of Holy Rosary Church and Central Hose Company. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

 He is survived by four children, Robert Peters, Jr. of Florida, Barbara Malobicky of Wilcox, William “Raz” Peters of Wilcox, and George Peters of Emporium; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Joanne Dragone of Johnsonburg.

 In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Gloria Biarowski and Dorothy Liscinski.

 Funeral services for Robert “Poopsy” Peters will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17 at the Ubel Funeral Home, Johnsonburg, with Father David Wilson officiating.

 Interment will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens.
There will be no visitation.

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Pat Lewis Named PSU Co-Ed Golf Coach

Chancellor Melanie Hatch and Athletic Coordinator Ken Nellis have announced plans to add a men's and women's golf team to the list of intercollegiate athletic programs at Penn State DuBois.  The co-ed team will be coached by Pat Lewis, who is also the Penn State DuBois women's basketball coach. Lewis has served as golf coach at Cameron County High School for twelve years.  He guided the Cameron County women’s golf program to three consecutive undefeated seasons as well as three Penn-York Golf titles from 2005-2007.
 
The golf team will compete in the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) and the USCAA National Championship event.  There are currently seven other campuses in the PSUAC with golf squads. The team will compete in the fall season, with matches starting in September. 
 
Any current Penn State DuBois student or incoming student interested in becoming a member of the golf team is asked to contact Pat Lewis by calling or texting at 814-603-1707.
 
Any further questions about the golf team can be directed to Ken Nellis at 814-375-4857 or email kcn3@psu.edu
 
 
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John E. Rickard

John E. Rickard, 49, of 139 Elm St., Sinnemahoning, PA formerly of Altoona died at his residence on Thursday (April 18, 2013) morning following a extended illness.
He was born October 9, 1963 in Portage, PA a son of William Rickard, Sinnamahoning and the late Helen Grum Rickard.
John graduated from Alltoona High School. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. John enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews.

 Surviving
In addition to his father William Rickard
Brother: William Rickard, Jr. and his wife Bonnie, Altoona
Sister: Cheryl, Mr. Timothy Swires, Falling Timber, PA
Sister: Ellen, Mrs. Thomas Myers, Altoona
Sister: Brenda, Mrs. Tony Farrell, Altoona
Sister: Barbara Rickard, Altoona
Brother: Michael Rickard, Orlando, FL
Preceded in Death By
Mother: Helen Grum Rickard

 There will be No Visitation and No Service. Burial took place in the Blair Memorial Park, Altoona.

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.
 
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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Cameron County Food Pantry Distribution For April

The Cameron County Food Pantry will hold a distribution for people determined eligible on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 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

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

June Wheaton

June Wheaton, 92, of Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys, PA formerly of Emporium died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, PA on Thursday (April 11, 2013) evening following a brief illness.

She was born June 10, 1920 in Emporium, PA a daughter of the late Cyril and Bessie Burroughs Lewis. On October 25, 1937 in Emporium, PA she married the late Lavern Wheaton She was the owner of June's Hair Salon in Emporium for many years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Surviving Son: Cyril Wheaton, Redwood City, CA Son: Gordon Wheaton and his wife Beverly, Santa Rosa, CA 3 Grandchildren Richard, Michelle & Karry Wheaton 2 Great Grandchildren Riley Wheaton & Syoney Goldston Preceded in Death By Parents: Cyril and Bessie Burroughs Lewis Husband: Lavern Wheaton Daughter-in-law: Vera Wheaton

There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Saturday (April 20, 2013) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Christine Groeger, officiating.

Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium, PA

Monday, April 15, 2013

High School Career Day

Cameron County High School Career Day will be held on Thursday, April 25th at the Cameron County High School Gymnasium
 
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Sunday, April 14, 2013

American Cancer Society Offers Free Transportation For Cancer Treatments

American Cancer Society Offers Free Transportation For Cancer Treatments

Are you in need of transportation to your cancer treatments? ACS provides free transportation assistance in Cameron, Elk, McKean & Potter Counties.

If you or a loved one is facing cancer and needs help getting to treatments, call the American Cancer Society anytime, day or night, at 1.800.227.2345, or visit cancer.org.

If you would like information about becoming a Road to Recovery Volunteer please call 814-368-3646.
 
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Sam F. Prosper

Sam F. Prosper, 62, South Main Street, DuBois, died Friday, April 12, 2013.
Born June 9, 1950, in St. Marys, he was a son of the late Anthony and Dorothy Raffaele Prosper.
He married Bea Furman Prosper Sept. 18, 1971. She survives.

He worked at Ideal Products in Sykesville for many years, becoming the owner in 1999.
He was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, where he was a member of the Holy Name Society. He was also a member of the Sykesville Lions Club.

He is also survived by a son, Jim Prosper and his wife Carrie of DuBois; a daughter, Megan Prosper Shermer of Falls Creek; two brothers, John Prosper and his wife Aloma and Tom Prosper, both of Emporium; a sister, Ann Prosper of Pittsburgh; and three grandchildren: Isaac Prosper and Lexi and Luke Shermer.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013, from St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Dan Kresinski celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Michael Cemetery, DuBois.

Memorials may be placed to the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
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Harvey G. Wagner, Sr

Harvey G. Wagner, Sr. 73, of 3447 Rich Valley Rd., Emporium, PA died at Kane Lutheran Home, Kane, PA on Sunday (April 14, 2013) morning following a lengthy illness.
He was born February 16, 1939 in Danville, PA a son of the late John A. and Helen Miller Wagner.
On Aug 22, 1959 he married Nancy Patterson Wagner, who survives.

 Mr. Wagner and his wife Nancy, whom he met in college, were married over 53 years. He graduated from Danville High School, Juniata College and received his masters from Bucknell University. He retired, after over 42 years, from the Cameron County High School where he was an american history teacher. He loved teaching his students, gardening in his perennial garden, raising his dogs and spending time at his beloved home and property, both in Emporium and Avon, NC. Harvey was very proud of his grandchildren. He will be remembered as a loving son, husband, father and grandfather. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Emporium.

 Surviving
In addition to his wife Nancy Patterson Wagner
Daughter: Sally Oberdick and her husband Dave, Pittsburgh
Son: Harvey "Skip" Wagner, Jr. and his wife Beth, Knoxville, TN
5 Grandchildrren Samuel, Elise & Abby Oberdick, Lauren & John Wagner

 Preceded in Death By
Parents: John A. and Helen Miller Wagner
Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Tuesday from 5-8 PM.

 Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Wednesday (April 17, 2013) at 1:00 PM with Rev. Bruce Burkness, Pastor, St John's Lutheran Church, officiating.
Burial will be in the Rich Valley Cemetery, Emporium

 In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, E. Second Street, Emporium, PA 15834

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements

911 Service Restored

911 Service in Emporium has been restored
 
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Saturday, April 13, 2013

911 Service Down In Emporium


911 OUTAGE AFFECTING

486 EMPORIUM NUMBERS

 

 There is no 911 service from Emporium at this time.

 
If you need an Ambulance, Police or Fire Department, please call the non emergency number 486-0952.

 

You can also call 911 by using your cell phone, cell service IS NOT affected.

 
Fire and EMS still manning their stations.

Windstream is on site working on the problem.

 
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Kermit M. McLarren

Kermit M. McLarren, 86, of Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA formerly of 1462 Rich Valley Rd., Emporium died at Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium on Saturday (April 13, 2013) morning.
He was born February 2, 1927 in Philipsburg, PA a son of the late Paul and Grace Reams McLarren.
On November 29, 1946 in Christian Alliance Church Parsonage, Oceala Mills, PA he married the late Grace Smith McLarren.
Mr. McLarren and his wife Grace were married over 60 years. He had retired in 1989 from GKN where he had worked for many years. He was a member of the Emporium Lodge #382, F.and A.M. and enjoyed woodworking. He and his wife Grace were crowned King and Queen of Guy & Mary Felt Manor in February 2007.

 Surviving
Daughter: Sarah Jane, Mrs. William Reish, Castnea, PA
Daughter: Grace "Arlene", Mrs. Kevin Kriner, MD
Daughter: Catherine McIsaac, Emporium
7 Grandchildren: Billie Jo Miller, Lynn Gray, Skipper Kriner, Deejay Kriner, Amanda Kriner, Shawn McIsaac & Kristie McIsaac
15 Great Grandchildren Joey, Nicky, Taylor, Bennett, Joshua Kristian, Anthony, Mikayla, Catherine, Christopher, Mark, Kaylee, Kaya, Dylan, and Kaitlyn

 Preceded in Death By
Parents: Paul Reams and Grace Reams McLarren Wife: Grace McIntrye McLarren 7 Brothers: Marion, John, Jacob, George, Paul & Maynard McLarren and one in infancy.
 5 Sisters: Mary, Venna, Margaret, Vivian McGee and one in infancy.

Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home, Inc. on Monday from 5-8 PM
 where the Masonic Service will be held at 7:00

 Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Tuesday (April 16, 2013) at 11:00 AM with Associate Pastor Sherri Pifer, Free Methodist Chruch, officiating. A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.
Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of the donors choice.

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.
 
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Friday, April 12, 2013

Fishing Season Is Here

Less than 8 hours remain until the 1st day of fishing season!  Wishing everyone good luck in the streams.
Visit http://www.fish.state.pa.us for any rules, regulations, or information on fishing.  This link takes you to Cameron County http://www.fish.state.pa.us/county.htm 

Monday, April 8, 2013

Joyce Gayle Holjencin

Joyce Gayle Holjencin, 70, formerly of Emporium, passed away Saturday (April 6, 2013) at Sena-Kean Manor in Smethport.
 
Born May 13, 1942, in Crosscreek, PA , Joyce was the daughter of the late Everett and Ruth Orrick.  On June 2, 1960, in Coalport, PA, she married Thomas Holjencin, who passed away on August 24, 2006.
 
She was a 1960 graduate of Beccaria-Coalport-Irvona High School, Coalport, PA.  She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and crafting, and spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren.  Upon raising their family, Joyce and her husband spent their golden years enjoying the beaches and weather of Wilmington, NC, where they often entertained family and friends from the “north”.
 
She is survived by four children: Samuel and Cindy (Provencher) Holjencin of Simpsonville, SC; Joseph J. and Christine (Dempsey) Holjencin of Emporium; Hope Griffith of Wilmington, NC; and Thomas J. and Jeanmare (Guloien) Holjencin, Jr. of Emporium; ten grandchildren: T.J., Shawn, Heidi, Charles, Jarek, Joseph C., Paul, Lucie, Amelia, and Sally; a great-granddaughter, Adeleide; a brother, Samuel Orrick (Louise) and a sister, Carolyn Misiura (John), both of Coalport, PA; a sister-in-law, Jane Orrick of Brunswick, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
 
In addition to her parents and husband, Joyce was preceded in death by an infant daughter, a brother, James Orrick, and a grandson, Matthew Holjencin. 
 
There will be no visitation.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 11:00 am in St. Basil The Great Parish, 395 Locust Street, Coalport, PA with Rev. Zab Amar officiating. 
 
Memorials may be made to Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library and/or the Glendale Area Public Library.
 
Arrangements by Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium.
 
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Friday, April 5, 2013

SAVE the DATE: Get Informed


SAVE the DATE: Get Informed

Drug use across rural Pennsylvania continues to be a major problem with our youth and within our communities.
Do you know what a pharm party is?

Do you know that 20% of high school seniors have tried pot?

Do you know what bath salts are?

Do you know what is in your medicine cabinet?

Reach our youth before drugs do!

Elain Surma, Senior Supervisory Special Agent from the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Bureau of Narcotics Investigation and Drug Control will be giving an informational presentation that will "pack a powerful punch", "be eye opening", "attention grabbing". You will be blown away by her first hand knowledge into the staunch realities facing our area.
 
When:  April 16-2013 (3:00 to 4:15) or (6:00-7:15)
 Where: North Central PA Regional Planning and Development
 651 Montmorenci Road, Ridgway, PA 15853

Monday, April 1, 2013

39th Annual Canoe & Classic

Paddlers, Friends Family and Spectators
 
I would like to invite everyone to the 2013, 39th edition of the Cameron County Canoe & Kayak Classic. This years theme is Natures Footprint. I am very hopeful we will be back on the Driftwood branch only mother nature will make that call. A few new things for this year ALL paddlers must wear an approved life vest. and each boat must have a sounding device ( whistle ). All boats will exit the right side of the river after crossing the finish line in Driftwood to better handle safety. The folks at Mt County Energy has offered to let use there area for shuttle parking. That will eliminate the need to carry boats across the highway. I have enclosed this years poster and registration form. I look forward to seeing everyone and if anyone has any questions please let me know.
 
All other information can be found at our website http://www.canoeclassic.org/
  Think spring and a bit of rain See you on the water
Randy