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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Pistol Shoot Class Enrollment


The Bucktail Rod and Gun will hold a pistol class Wednesday April 9th from 6-9pm.
The cost will be $25.00 and it is open to male and females.

This is going to fill up fast when it is advertised in the news paper. Get signed up soon by calling Carl Carlson 814-486-1876.
 If you have specific questions about the class call Glen Davis 814-486-1262.

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Ridgway Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous



The 15th annual Ridgway Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous continues thru this Saturday, March 1st.  This year the carvers are in downtown Ridgway and carving demonstrations begin daily.  The event is free and open to the public. On Friday, carving begins at 9 a.m. and will continue until 5 p.m.
On Saturday, carving continues throughout the day and the auction will begin at noon.
Wood carvings have been  on sale throughout the week at the carvers' booths. 
If you haven't had a chance to visit this fabulous local event, you will be delighted at the artful carvings available! 





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Monday, February 24, 2014

Sinnemahoning Sportsmen's Club

Sinnemahoning Sportsmen's Club 

There will be corn again this Saturday, March 1st, on a first come, first serve basis. $10.00 for 2 bags. Raffles inside the clubhouse including Visa gift cards and other raffles. 
 Hope to see you there!

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Driftwood Water Company Customers


Driftwood Water Co. customers
The water line break has been repaired and water has been restored.
Please remember the boil water notice is still in effect.

A special Thank You to all who helped ! 

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2



Come see Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 on the big screen - FOR FREE! 

Friday, February 28, 2014 at 6 pm
Woodland Elementary LGI  Room 

 *The LGI holds 120 people. Doors will open at 5:45 pm. 

 *Movie snacks will be available for purchase. 
*Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Adelphia - Coudersport Former Employees

We have had many new members added to our group in the past few months and I just want to welcome you all!! Adelphia ~ Coudersport was truly a family ... not just a place to work! We are planning a reunion picnic in the Coudersport area for July 26 for former Adelphia employees ~ everyone is asked to bring a dish to pass and throw in a few dollars for the BBQ Chicken! Please let us know if you are interested in attending! Last year's reunion was so fun, delicious food and great time catching up with our Adelphia friends/family!!!


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Sunday, February 23, 2014

Robert A. Floyd

Robert A. Floyd, Sr., 89, of 107 Floyd Rd., Sinnemahoning, PA formerly of Glen Burnie, MD & Renovo, PA died at Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA on Saturday (February 22, 2014) night.
He was born August 9, 1924 in Renovo, PA a son of the late John and Sarah Barr Floyd.
He married the late Jean A. Weaver Floyd.

 Mr. Floyd graduated from Renovo High School. He served with the US Navy during WW II onboard the Submarine USS Icefish 367 where he received a Navy Good Conduct Medal!, World War II Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal (w/ 4 bronze star appurtenances), Combat Action Ribbon, Discharge Button, and Honorable Service Lapel Pin (Ruptured Duck), a submarine combat insignia (with gold star), Philippine Liberation Medal (w/1 bronze star appurtenances) and Philippine Presidential Unit Citation Badge (Navy). He retired from the US postal Service where he had worked for many years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Renovo, the Miller-Raffaele Post 6221, VFW, Emporium, and the Submarine Vets. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, sports and watching wildlife around his farm.

 Surviving
Daughter: Carol Floyd Pavlis, Glen Burnie, MD
Son: Robert A. Floyd, Jr., Fayetteville, PA
4 Grandchildren: Michael (Elizabeth) Pavlis, Jon (Sarah) Pavlis, Ryan Floyd & Erin Floyd Weiss
4 Great Grandchildren including William and Anson Pavlis
Nephew: Malcome "Bud" Stone,

 Preceded in Death By
Parents: John and Sarah Barr Floyd
Wife: Jean A. Weaver Floyd who died Jan. 8, 2013
Son-in-law: Jeff Pavlis

 Services are Private. No Visitation. A Military Service was be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.
Burial will be in the Floyd Family Cemetery, Sinnemahoning, PA

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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Hunter -Trapper Education Course


Passing along this information from the CameronCounty OutdoorYouth Activites group - If you know anyone interested in attending a Hunter -Trapper Education course, this will be offered March 22, 2014, at the Woodland Elementary School in Emporium.  If you wait until fall you may not be able to find one locally because  there are not a lot of options to take this class in Cameron County It will fill up quickly so get registered as early as possible. If you know of anyone that will be first year license holder pass it along.

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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Elk Regional Hospital


The Elk Regional Hospital is among the four area health centers that will undergo a name change.

DuBOIS – Thomas Gasbarre, board chairman, announced Friday that in order to publicly solidify its network of services, Penn Highlands Healthcare will change the names and logos of its four hospitals to reflect the Penn Highlands brand.

 The four campuses will be known as Penn Highlands Brookville, Penn Highlands Clearfield, Penn Highlands DuBois and Penn Highlands Elk. Accompanying each new hospital name will be the logo utilized by the parent organization, Penn Highlands Healthcare


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FAFSA Completion Session

FAFSA Completion Session
Come in to the CEC and complete your FAFSA
with the Regional Director of PHEAA!

If you or someone you know is going off to college, this FREE session is for you. Bring the student and parent 2013 tax returns if completed or the 2012 if your 2013 is not done. In this FAFSA completion session you and your child can sit at a computer and actually complete the FAFSA with support from PHEAA. It’s a hands-on event where people can leave knowing that the FAFSA is done. Held at the CEC, February 26 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Snow date: March 3
For more information on the FAFSA Completion Session and/or to register
please call the CEC, 814-781-3437 or email: cec@ed-council.org

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Friday, February 21, 2014

Community Walking Program


Just a reminder  .......

The community walking program in the high school building is currently in effect on days between 6:00 and 8:00 PM when school is in session from now through March 31, 2014.

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Learn to Cross-country Ski at Parker Dam State Park




Feb. 22. Held 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. 
 You can learn how to enjoy this healthy winter sport with the whole family.
Come learn why the cross-country skis work the way that they do, how to get strapped onto the proper-sized equipment, and then head outside to practice turns, falling down, how to get back up, and various helpful techniques to get you started. We can provide equipment (limited-number and sizes) to both adults and children. Please dress appropriately for being active outdoors in the winter. Meet in the Environmental Education Classroom.

There is a $3 program fee for all participants of this program..
  For more information, call (814) 765-0630.

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Community Blood Drive

Blood Donors Welcome

On Thursday, Feb 20, from noon - 5 pm, a Community Blood Drive will be held at the Cameron County Vets Club on 3rd street in Emporium.

Upcoming Blood Drives In Emporium

Vets Club
Apr 10, 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
427 East 3rd St
 Emporium, PA 
Please call 800-RED-CROSS to schedule an appointment

Vets Club
Jun 12, 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
427 East 3rd St
 Emporium, PA 
Please call 800-RED-CROSS to schedule an appointment

How to donate blood: Simply call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age, 16 with parental consent in North and South Carolina, weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Driftwood Water Company Customers

Driftwood Water Co customers

 We have a water leak on Driftwood Avenue which is scheduled to be repaired Thursday morning. We are asking our customers to try and limit the use of water and to be prepared for temporary loss of water during this repair.
Thank you for your continued patience and remember, the boil water notice is still in effect.
Thank you.
 
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2 Hour School Delay

Cameron County Schools are operating on a 2 hour delay this  morning
Be careful out there if you are driving !
 
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Freezing Rain This Morning






Event:
Freezing Rain Advisory
Alert:
...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS 
MORNING... 
 
* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO ONE-TENTH OF AN INCH. 
 
* TIMING...FREEZING RAIN WILL ARRIVE AROUND OR SHORTLY BEFORE 
DAYBREAK AND CONTINUE THROUGH MID MORNING. TEMPERATURES WILL 
SLOWLY WARM ABOVE FREEZING BY LATE MORNING...ENDING THE THREAT 
OF FREEZING RAIN. 
 
* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO SLICK ICY ROADS DURING THE 
MORNING COMMUTE. SIDEWALKS AND METAL OBJECTS MAY ALSO HAVE A 
GLAZE OF ICE.
Instructions:HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. USE CAUTION IF TRAVELING ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION...GO TO WEATHER.GOV/CTP OR STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO. REPORT ICE ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO CTP.STORMREPORTS@NOAA.GOV...POSTING TO THE NWS STATE COLLEGE FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET @NWSSTATECOLLEGE WITH THE HASHTAG #CTPWX.
Target Area:
Adams
Bedford
Blair
Cameron
Clearfield
Cumberland
Elk
Franklin
Fulton
Huntingdon
Juniata
Lancaster
McKean
Mifflin
Northern Centre
Perry
Southern Centre
York

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Lowell S. “Hank” Wheeler



Lowell S. “Hank” Wheeler of Red Hill, Pa., formerly of West Creek Road, Emporium, passed away Monday, February 17, 2014 in Life Quest Nursing Home, Quakertown, Pa. following a lengthy illness.

He was born July 11, 1923 in Austin, PA, the son of the late Henry L. and Della M. Gratton Wheeler. On August 5, 1946 he married Rita Dill who passed away on August 30, 2007.

A resident of Cameron County almost his entire life, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Emporium. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, Arcana Lodge #580 and belonged to Operating Engineers Local 66.
 He was a WWII US Army veteran having served from February 1943 to December 1945. He enlisted in the 17th Airborne Division, Company “F”, 193rd Regiment and was discharged from Company “G”, 194th Glider Infantry Regiment. Hank was a very proud WWII veteran and his family thanks him for his service to our country.

He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Roger (Ginny) Johnson of East Greenville; six grandchildren: Mrs. Shawn (Missy) Llewellyn, Mrs. Jason (Julie) Barrett, Mrs. Wes (Nikki) Lorhman, and Kyle (Kris) Wheeler, all of Bradford, Brian (Theresa) Johnson of Wescosville, and Mrs. Christian (Robbi) Giuliano of Downingtown; 15 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a son, Robert Wheeler, a daughter-in-law, Mary Wheeler, and two sisters, Thora Dill and Cleo Austin.
Visitations with video tribute will be held Friday, February 21, 2014 from 4-6 p.m. in the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium.

Funeral and Committal Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Christine Groeger, officiating. Burial will be in Newton Cemetery, Emporium. Military Honors will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Cameron County Vets Club, 427 East Third Street, Emporium, PA 15834.

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Monday, February 17, 2014

Weather Alert - Moderate to Heavy Snow Advisory

:Special Weather Statement
Alert:
...RAPIDLY DETERIORATING ROAD CONDITIONS WILL ACCOMPANY A BAND OF 
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW FROM THE ALLEGHENY PLATEAU TO THE CENTRAL 
MOUNTAIN REGION THROUGH MIDNIGHT... 
 
AT 948 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR SHOWED THE LEADING 
EDGE OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW EXTENDING FROM 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF 
WARREN TO 8 MILES WEST OF INDIANA TO 54 MILES SOUTH OF FROSTBURG... 
MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH. 
THE SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS...WEST CENTRAL 
MOUNTAINS AND LAUREL HIGHLANDS BETWEEN 10 AND 11 PM...AND THE NORTH 
CENTRAL...CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 11 PM AND 
MIDNIGHT. 
VISIBILITIES WILL RAPIDLY FALL BELOW ONE MILE AS THE SNOW ARRIVES. 
ROAD CONDITIONS WILL RAPIDLY DETERIORATE...WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE 
LOWER TO MIDDLE 20S PROMOTING EFFICIENT ACCUMULATION. IN ADDITION... 
SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL GUST BETWEEN 15 AND 25 MPH...WITH BLOWING SNOW 
LOCALLY DECREASING VISIBILITY TO BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE. 
USE EXTREME CAUTION IF YOU MUST TRAVEL THROUGH THIS SNOW... 
ESPECIALLY AS IT ARRIVES...SINCE CONDITIONS WILL CHANGE VERY 
RAPIDLY. CONSIDER DELAYING OR POSTPONING TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE. 
THIS WILL IMPACT THE FOLLOWING CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA INTERSTATES...THE 
PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 100 AND 221...I-70 BETWEEN 
MILE MARKERS 147 AND 170...I-80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 97 AND 170... 
I-81 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 44...I-99 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 
85. 
THIS WILL ALSO IMPACT THE FOLLOWING MAJOR ROADS...THE JOHNSTOWN 
EXPRESSWAY...ROUTE 6...ROUTE 11...ROUTE 15...ROUTE 22...ROUTE 
22/522...ROUTE 30...ROUTE 62...ROUTE 119...ROUTE 219...ROUTE 220... 
 
ALTERNATE ROUTE 220...ROUTE 322...ROUTE 322/22...ROUTE 422...ROUTE 
522...STATE ROAD 26...STATE ROAD 45...STATE ROAD 46...STATE ROAD 
56...STATE ROAD 59...STATE ROAD 66...STATE ROAD 97...STATE ROAD 
120...STATE ROAD 153...STATE ROAD 255...STATE ROAD 350...STATE ROAD 
446...STATE ROAD 453.

Adams ,Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Cameron, Clearfield, Cumberland, Elk, Franklin, Fulton
Huntingdon, Juniata, McKean, Mifflin, Northern Centre, Northern Clinton, Perry
Potter, Somerset, Southern Centre,  Warren

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February PTO Meeting


The February Woodland Elementary PTO meeting will be held this Wednesday, Feb. 19th, at 3:30 pm in the Woodland Elementary Library. 
All are welcome to attend.
 As always, minutes from the meeting are available to be electronically sent to anyone interested.

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Sunday, February 16, 2014

7 Day Forecast

Forecast @ Weather.gov


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Cameron County SPCA

Cameron County SPCA 

The CCSPCA is still looking for a home for Coco. 


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This is Nala, she is a 1 yr old mixed female. She is not spayed and needs a new home. Her previous owner had to move and could not take her with him. She is very friendly towards all people and has a lot of energy and loves to run and play. She knows how to play fetch and knows a few tricks. Listen wells to commands. She isn't good around cats, she only wants to chase them and play with them and because of her size a cat never once anything to do with her. She is house broken.
 If you would like to adopted Nala you can call the Cameron Co. SPCA at (814)486-0101 and please leave a message and someone will get back to you soon! 



CCSPCA P.O. Box 132 678 S. Mountain Rd. Emporium, Pa. 15834
 Kennel (answering machine): (814) 486-0101 Email: camcospca@gmail.com
 Please visit: www.facebook.com/ccspca
http://www.ccspca.webs.com 

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Ultimate Cheer Competition




Cameron Counties Ultimate Cheer Level 2 All Stars took 2nd place during today's cheer competition held in Clarion, Pa.  Congratulations team !! 

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Small Business Opportunities and Resources Forum

Small Business Opportunities and Resources Forum

Small businesses from a 16 county region can sell their goods and services to large organizations on Friday, March 7 at the Pitt-Johnstown campus.  Brookville Equipment Corporation, Concurrent Technologies Corporation, Conemaugh Health System, and the Department of Energy, among others, will be on hand.  Additionally, business support agencies will be present to answer questions and provide guidance.  Quick hitting marketing tips and techniques from experts will round out the day.  Cost to participate is $27.50 and includes refreshments and a lent-friendly luncheon.  Register at https://johnstownbiz.eventbrite.com Call 814.535.8675 for more information


The counties covered are Armstrong, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Fayette, Fulton, Huntington, Indiana,  Jefferson, McKean, Potter, Somerset, and Westmoreland.
The four regional non-profit organizations that are the hosts are the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) from North Central PA Regional Planning and Development Commission, Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Johnstown Area Regional Industries.   PTACs are funded by the Defense Logistics Agency to help small companies do business with Federal, state, and local government agencies






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Graco Recalls 3.7 Million Car Seats

 Graco is recalling approximately 3.8 million child-safety seats because of a harness latch that might be difficult to unhook in an emergency. This is a  voluntary recall on the harness buckles used on all toddler convertible car seats and harnessed booster seats manufactured from 2009 to July 2013.

The models affected are Toddler Convertible Car Seats: Cozy Cline, Comfort Sport, Classic Ride 50, My Ride 65, My Ride 70, My Ride 65 with Safety Surround, Size4Me 70, My Size 70, Head Wise 70, Smart Seat. Harnessed Booster Seats: Nautilus 3-in-1, Nautilus Elite and Argos.

Graco is offering a new and improved replacement harness buckle to affected consumers at no cost. If you are experiencing difficulty with your harness buckle and cleaning has not improved its performance, please contact our Graco customer service team at 800-345-4109 (Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.) or consumerservices@gracobaby.com

Read the complete consumer recall here  Graco Car Seat Recall

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Valentines Dinner @ Gibbs AromaCAfe

This weekend, plan on taking your Valentine out for dinner @ Gibbs AromaCafe  We will be running specials both Friday and Saturday nights including Prime Rib, Crab Legs, Surf & Turf (Steak & Lobster Tails), Shrimp and more. We will post a full list of specials for each night soon.

Reservations are not necessary, but greatly appreciated. Make your reservation by 9:00 p.m. Thursday, and receive free desserts with your dinners. Stop in or call 486-7662 to make reservations.



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CNA Training Class @ Guy & Mary Felt Manor

The Guy & Mary Felt Manor is  currently seeking candidates for a CNA training class. Please send resumes or applications to Guy and Mary Felt Manor by 2/24/14.
 Already certified CNA's are always welcome. Please contact Barbara Ryan, DON at 110 E. 4th Street, Emporium, PA 15834 or 814-486-4802

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Monday, February 10, 2014

NTL Championship Game


Red Raider Basketball

Come out Wednesday and cheer on the Raiders to a victory!
They'll be playing Coudersport  for the NTL Championship!
  JV begins at 6, Varsity to follow (start time is usually 7:30).
  Don't forget, wear your RED to show your Raider Pride!

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Valentine Family Day @ St Mark's Church

Valentine Family Day @ St Mark's Church

All Welcome
Valentine’s Family Day
Tureen Dinner
Saturday, February 15th
After 5:00 Mass
O’Connell hall
We will have games, crafts, music & fun!
St. Mark’s will provide Ham & Drinks
Bring a dish to pass
Hope to see you all there

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Catherine M. Short

Catherine M. Short, 95, of 112 E. 4th St., Emporium, PA formerly of 520 Beech Ave., Patton, PA died at Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA on Monday (February 10, 2014) morning.
She was born February 13, 1918 in Hastings, PA a daughter of the late Jacob and Irene Yeager Strasser.

 Her first husband was Henry Lallemand. After his death she married the late Paul J. Short. She was the last surviving member of nine children. Kate as she was known by many friends and neighbors was one who loved family and friends. Kate worked at the Ebensburg Center and with her husband Paul at All Service Company in Patton. She was also a personal care giver for several individuals in the Patton Area. For Kate sitting on the porch with a good cup of coffee, visiting with friends and family was a precious treasure.

 Surviving
Daughter: Irene "Pee Wee" Beunier, Patton
Son: Jim Lallemand, Northern Cambria
Son: Dave Lallemand and his wife LuJean, Altoona
Son: Bert Lallemand and wife Barb, Altoona
Daughter: Cathy Rietscha and her husband David Puckett, Michigan
Son: Rev. Joe Short and wife Jenny, Emporium
Daughter-in-law: Kate Lallemand, Patton
36 Grandchildren, 40 Great Grandchildren, 10 Great Great Grandchildren

 Preceded in Death By
Parents: Jacob and Irene Yeager Strasser
First husband: Henry Lallemand
Second Husband: Paul J. Short
Son: Ted Lallemand
Infant son: Hubert Lallemand
Infant daughter: Mary C. Short

 There will be No Visitation at her request.  Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 501 Beech Avenue, Patton, PA on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Joseph Short and  Rev. Paul Demi officiating.

Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Patton, PA

In lieu of flowers memorial Contributions may be made to Patton Public Library, Magee Ave., Patton, PA 16668 or Patton Volunteer Fire Company, PO Box 243, Patton, PA 16668

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements
 
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William J. "Big G" Grimone



William J. "Big G" Grimone, 79, of 72 Erie Ave, Apt 106, St. Marys, PA formerly of Emporium died at Christ the King Manor, DuBois, PA Monday (February 10, 2014) morning.
He was born January 4, 1935 in Emporium, PA a son of the late Leo and Ida Razey Grimone.
On April 7, 1956 in St. Mark Catholic Church, Emporium he married Margaret Kinsler Grimone, who survives.
Mr. Grimone graduated from Emporium High School, in the class of 1954. He was well known to many simply as Big "G" , a reference to his beloved Big G Department Store, founded by his father Leo Grimone and owned and operated by Bill and his wife Margaret from 1964 to its closing in 1996. Bill was happiest when he was with his beloved wife and family. He was a member of Queen of the World Church and had been a member of St. Mark Catholic Church in Emporium. He had served as the president for St. Mark Catholic Cemetery in Emporium for over 44 years.
 
Surviving
In addition to Margaret Kinsler Grimone
Daughter: Mary Theresa, Mrs. Jerry "Chub" Frank, Bear Lake, PA
Daughter: Scarlett, Mrs. David Reigel, Emporium
Daughter: Ann Margaret, Mrs. Christopher Heglen, Emporium
Daughter: Billie Jo, Mrs. Stephen Stoltz, Kersey
Daughter: Angela, Mrs. Michael Erickson, DuBois
12 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren
Brother: Leo "JR" Grimone and his wife Elaine, Emporium
Sister: Patricia, Mrs. David Cobler, Essex Junction, VT
Brother: Michael Grimone and his wife Carol, Chautauqua, NY
Brother: Sam Grimone and his wife Nancy, Saranac Lake, NY
 
Preceded in Death By
Parents: Leo and Ida Razey Grimone
Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.
 
Visitation with Video Tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4-7 PM
Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium, Pennsylvania
 
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.
 
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Sunday, February 9, 2014

Carol M. Parisi



Carol M. Parisi, 69, of 501 Townview Rd., St. Marys, PA formerly of Emporium died at her residence early Sunday  (February 9, 2014) morning. She was born May 23, 1944 in St. Marys, PA a daughter of the late Floyd Wickett and Ann Unick.

Carol worked at Walmart for many years where she enjoyed meeting new people and seeing and socializing with her coworkers. Carol's grandchildren who held a special place in her heart, were the joy of her life along with her many “forever friends.”

Surviving
Daughter: Brenda, Mrs. Scott Mullens, Emporium
Daughter: Cheryl, Mrs. Bryan Caton, Emporium
Daughter: Connie Andrews, Emporium
Son: Donald Losey and his wife Ann, Emporium
Son: Todd Parisi, Jacksonville, NC
13 Grandchildren: Preston, Dustin & Marcus Mullens; Lindsey & Kelsey Caton; Zach, Luke & Deb Losey; Michael Miglicio & Blake Andrews; Ali, Jon & Dylan Parisi
3 Great Grandchildren
Sister: Mary Ann Wickett, St. Marys
Sister: Lisa, Mrs. George Salter, Emporium
Sister: Diane, Mrs. Jim Christoff, Cicero, NY
Brother: Floyd Wickett, Jr. and his wife Patty, St. Marys
Several: Nieces and Nephews,

Preceded in Death By
Father/Step Mother: Floyd Wickett and Ruth
Mother: Ann Unick Wickett
Granddaughter: Krista Losey
Sister: Laurie Long

There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial to be Celebrated at
St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA
 on Thursday (February 13, 2014) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Nurses, Inc., 757 Johnsonburg Rd., Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857 or to the Hospice program.

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

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Winter Weather Advisory


Use caution when driving these slick, snow covered roads. 
Weather advisory is still in effect. 

Event:Winter Weather Advisory
Alert:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS 
EVENING... 
 
* LOCATIONS...THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND LAUREL MOUNTAINS. 
 
* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW. 
 
* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES. 
 
* TIMING...THE BULK OF THE SNOW WILL FALL DURING THE AFTERNOON 
AND SHOULD TAPER OFF BY EARLY EVENING. 
 
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SLOWED DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS. 
 
* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH. 
 
* TEMPERATURES...13 TO 23.
Instructions:HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. USE CAUTION IF TRAVELING. FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION...GO TO WEATHER.GOV/CTP OR STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO. REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO CTP.STORMREPORTS@NOAA.GOV... POSTING TO THE NWS STATE COLLEGE FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET @NWSSTATECOLLEGE WITH THE HASHTAG #CTPWX.
Target  Area:
 Cambria
Cameron
Clearfield
Elk
McKean
Northern Centre
Northern Clinton
Northern Lycoming
Potter
Somerset
Sullivan
Tioga
Warren

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Robert J. “Jim" Winston

Robert J. “Jim" Winston, 80, of 55 Driftwood Ave., Driftwood, PA
died at Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA on Saturday (February 8, 2014) morning.

He was born May 12, 1933 in Hanover, PA a son of the late Hubert and Ruth Roberts Winston.
On June 18, 1955 in Enola, PA he married Izola "Terry" McIsaac Winston, who survives.
Mr. Winston graduated from Pennbrook High School and attended Niagara County Community College and the University of Buffalo. He served with the US Army during the Korean War. He retired from Durez Plastics in North Tonawanda, NY where he was a supervisor for many years. He had served many years as secretary/treasurer of the Buffalo Welsh Society. Years ago Jim was a member of the Elks, Moose, and the American Legion. He was a member of the Sinnamahoning United Methodist Church and the Driftwood Lodge #532 F. and A. M.

Surviving
In addition to his wife Izola "Terry" McIsaac Winston
Son: Hubert "Hew" Winston and his wife Julie, Westmount, IL
Son: Stephen G. Winston, Buffalo, NY
Longtime Friend: Paul Martin and his wife Mary, Ontario, Canada
8 Grandchildren: Robert, David, Dylan, Amelia, Rebecca, Sarah, Faith & Jessica
2 Great Grandchildren: Owyn and Scarlet
Brother: George Winston and his wife Carol, Mechanicsburg
Sister-in-law: Barbara Winston, Naples, FL

Preceded in Death By
Parents: Hubert and Ruth Roberts Winston
Son: David Winston Brother: Hubert William Winston

Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Monday from 4-6 PM. Funeral Service will be held at the Sinnemahoning United Methodist Church, Route 120, Sinnemahoning, PA on Tuesday (February 11, 2014) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Lola Turnbull, Pastor of the Sinnamahoning United Methodist Church, officiating. Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.

Burial will be in the Gilmore Cemetery, Austin, Pennsylvania

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

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Saturday, February 8, 2014

38 schools at Y’ville HS for District Band - TimesObserver.com

The CCHS Band was represented by four talented students at this years northwestern Pennsylvania  District Band competition  in Youngsville Pa.  Katie Caldwell,  Marissa Corinne Umble,
 Genna Barr and Vinny Olivett
were among the 160 band students from 38 schools across northwestern Pennsylvania. The 38 schools are from Intermediate Unit Five, which encompasses Crawford, Erie, and Warren counties; and IU Nine, which is composed of Cameron, Elk, McKean, and Potter counties. A fabulous concert was held last night ending this part of the event.  All four students did a wonderful job performing !   

 In addition to playing at the public concert last evening  at 7:30 p.m., the students auditioned for a seat at Regional Band which will be held in Leechburg on March 13-15.  Lets give a extra shout out to  Genna Barr, Marissa Umble, and Katie Caldwell will be moving on to regionals. Congratulations to all !!!!



38 schools at Y’ville HS for District Band - TimesObserver.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Community Information - The Times Observer

Friday, February 7, 2014

Storm Football Meeting

There will be a Storm Football meeting Sunday, February 16th at Pizza Palace. Meeting begins at 7 pm

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Vote For The Sinnemahoning Tavern



Vote for the Sinnemahoning Tavern to help them win 
one of ten small business grants from FedEx, 
including the $25,000 grand prize.

Sinnemahoning Tavern Fed Ex Grant

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Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration 

Kindergarten Registration will be held in the Woodland Elementary School on Friday, February 28 from 8:30 am - 11:30 am and 1 pm - 3:30 pm. 
 Children must be 5 years old on or before July 1, 2014 to be eligible for kindergarten class.  Parents should bring the childs original birth certificate, their immunization records and parents current drivers licence. Children are not required to be present at registration.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Fire Hydrants

The Emporium Fire Department would like to take the time to remind its followers to please clean out around the fire hydrant close to you. About a 3 - 4' Circle would be great, because that gives us plenty of room to move around... Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.. Thanks

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Parker Dam Ice Skating

Parker Dam Ice Skating 
Evening ice skating sessions have been scheduled for this Firday (02/07) and Saturday (02/08) from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. each evening! Visitors can rent skates ($2), enjoy music and a fire, and purchase hotdogs, chili, hot chocolate and coffee...all under the lights at the beach! 
 Come early to be sure to get skates and food before we're all out.

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Patsy L. Morton

Patsy L. Morton, 82, of 3009 Rich Valley Rd., Emporium, PA formerly of Sinnamahoning died at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport on Sunday (December 22, 2013) night.
She was born September 26, 1931 in Kittaning, PA a daughter of the late William and Goldie Learner Flanders.
On February 21, 1972 in St. Johns Lutheran Church, Emporium she married Ronald Morton, who survives.
Mrs. Morton graduated from Kittaning High School in the class of 1948. Patsy moved to Cameron County in 1951 and was a rural mail carrier for many years. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Emporium and Smethport where she was a 50 year Gold Star Member. Patsy loved hunting and fishing especially the fishing trips to Canada.

Surviving
In addition to her husband Ronald Morton
Son: William Young and his wife Tracie, South Carolina
Son: Christopher Young and his wife Brenda, North Carolina
Son: Jeffrey Young, Statesville, NC
6 Grandchildren

Preceded in Death By
Parents: William and Goldie Learner Flanders
Son: Richard Young

Visitation will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Thursday (December 26, 2013) from 2-4 PM followed by the Funeral Service at 4:00 PM with Rev. Joseph Short, Pastor, First United Methodist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in the Gilmore Cemetery, Austin, PA
 
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.



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CCHS Two Hour Delay Feb 5, 2014


Cameron County Schools are running on a 2 hour delay this morning, Feb 5, 2014. 
 Some people have received the automated message from the school announcing this, but as of 6:30 am I have not so you may want to check this website http://www.wearecentralpa.com/weather/school-closings  for further updates.

Winter Storm Warning issued February 05 at 4:56AM EST until February 05 at 7:00PM EST by NWS
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 8 INCHES AROUND INTERSTATE 80...WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 8 TO 14 INCHES CLOSER TO THE NEW YORK BORDER.
* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MOST OF THE DAY. IT WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH SLEET OR FREEZING RAIN SOUTH OF ROUTE 6 LATER THIS MORNING...BUT THE PRECIPITATION WILL GO BACK TO SNOW...TAPERING OFF IN THE EARLY EVENING.
* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATION ON TREES AND UTILITY LINES MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES. THE MORNING COMMUTE WILL BE SEVERELY IMPACTED.

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Important BAGUBA Club Meeting

There is a VERY important BAGUBA Club meeting this Sunday, Feb 9th starting at 6:30 at the VFW. We need all hands on deck!! J.O. parents, please attend the meeting to discuss final planning for the upcoming JO tournament on Feb 22.

  This is an extremely important fundraiser for the wrestling program and we need as much help as possible to make it successful. Please plan to attend and spread the word to other parents who may not have access to this page. Thank you!!!

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Relay For Life Donations



Cassie Frey and Kamme Kaitlin Guisto will be hosting their home Gymnastics meet March 1st and 2nd at the YMCA in Olean. This years theme is "Handsprings for Hope" with proceeds going towards our Senior's Ashley Charlesworth) Relay for Life Team. 
 If anyone from Emporium would like to donate to their Invitational let me know, we will also be collecting items for Raffle Baskets!!! Any personal or business help would be appreciated. Thanks!!!!
Contact Kim Frey @ 814-486-0197

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Sunday, February 2, 2014

Louise C. Payne

Mar. 7, 1952 - Feb. 1, 2014





   Mar. 7, 1952 - Feb. 1, 2014
Louise C. PAYNE, 61, of Emporium, PA, formerly of Depew, NY and Genesee, PA, died Saturday, February 1, 2014 in her home. 

Born March 7, 1952, in Coudersport, PA, she was the daughter of Myron T. and Lillian Hulse Graves. 

A graduate of Northern Potter High School, she was employed by Galeton Production, Cooper Slide in Genesee, Encon Safety Products in Coudersport, and Guy and Mary Felt Manor in Emporium. 

Surviving are:  two sons, Christopher M. (Kari) Payne of Covington, PA and Chad E. Payne of Emporium;  three grandchildren, Mackenzie, Nathan, and Hanna;  five brothers, Charles (Charlotte) Sutton of Oswayo, PA, Byron (Marie) Sutton of Eldred, PA, Lowell (Bonnie) Graves of Genesee, PA, Lynn (Judy) Graves of Covington, PA, and Leon (Debbie) Graves of Middlebury Center, PA;  three sisters, Maude (James) Goodenough of Gold PA, Linda (Roy) Thomison of Blossburg, PA, and Lucille Copp of Emporium, PA;  and nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Leo J. Graves;  and a sister, Dorothy J. Nelson. 

Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 10:00 –11:00 AM, with a Memorial Service following at 11:00 AM.  Rev. Paul M. Karges will officiate. 

Memorials may be made to Teacher’s Pet Rescue, 19 Blackberry Lane, Coudersport, PA 16915 or a charity of the donor’s choice. 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com
 
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Winter Weather Continues This Week

It looks like Punxy Phil may be right this year - More winter weather is headed our way!



Overnight Snow, mainly after 2am. Low around 24. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.


Monday Snow, mainly before 1pm. High near 30. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.



Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.



Tuesday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.



Tuesday Night Periods of snow. Low around 24. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.



Wednesday Snow likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.



Thursday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.



Friday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.








7-Day Forecast for Latitude 40.86°N and Longitude 78.11°W

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Remaining Baguba Wrestling Schedule


Remaining Baguba Matches  

Home matches are highlighted in red


Letters have been sent this week regarding Parent's Night on February 13th at the Keystone match. Please feel free to contact Kerry Etchepare  with questions (814-598-0496).  Parent's Night is a favorite evening for everyone. Its wonderful to see all of our wrestlers in one spot and all the parents being recognized for everything you do to support the kids and the program. All Jr High and Varsity wrestling matches are back in the High School.
It's BAGUBA awesomeness! 

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