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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Sinnemahoning State Park Programs & Events - Weekends July 31-August 2, 2015

Friday, July 31 Park Office & Wildlife Center 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM 

 Enjoy the beauty of live butterflies, colorful photographs and mounted specimens during Rick's humorous, high-energy performance. Great for all ages! For over 35 years, Rick Mikula has been delighting audiences of all ages with his humorous and off-beat way of looking at butterflies. An award-winning author with several books to his credit, he is also a photographer and habitat consultant, and has created butterfly atriums and gardens for Hershey Foods, Dolly Parton, among others. Rick's PowerPoint program will not only show the beauty of butterflies that he has found on his travels but also the wonderful creatures that wait right outside your door. Mounted specimens will demonstrate the mystery of camouflage and the trickery of disguise that butterflies and moths use to escape predators. 

With 'live' butterflies, always the high point of every presentation, Rick will demonstrate just how easily butterflies can be handled and cared for. Rick will teach his audience how to raise butterflies and moths at any time of year by using simple, recyclable, household items. They will gain insight into the secrets of butterfly gardens that will not only attract the flying jewels of the sky, but also cause them to lay eggs and start a population right in your yard. This is a don't-miss program for all ages, from backyard gardeners, to families with children and teachers looking for new ways to bring nature to their schools. No pre-registration needed for this free family-friendly program. The classroom in the Park Office & Wildlife Center is ADA accessible.

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 63rd Annual Woodsmen Show July 31, August 1, & August 2 Cherry Springs State Park Galeton, PA The top lumberjacks in the country come to Cherry Springs State Park to compete in events like cross cut saw, springboard, axe throwing and tree felling - the same events featured in the popular outdoor games on TV. Witness ordinary people test their own skills while rubbing elbows with the pros. Discover exhibits, vendors and historical re-enactments all commemorating our great forest and the life of the woodhick. After soaking in all the activities, sit down with a hearty meal and enjoy traditional music. http://www.woodsmenshow.com/ 

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 Eagle Watch Saturday, August 1 Lake Day Use Area 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM The young eagles have learned to fly! View the action live through binoculars and high-powered scope with the help of park staff and volunteers. Eagle Watch Area is ADA accessible. Please call or stop by the Park Office & Wildlife Center for more information. 

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 Pontoon Boat Tours Sunday, August 2 Lake Day Use Area 10:30 AM, 12:00 PM & 1:30 PM Join park staff for a relaxing and informative 45-minute tour of the George B. Stevenson reservoir. Reservations are recommended. Boat launch area is ADA accessible. Program is free, but donations are accepted. To reserve a seat on the pontoon boat, please call the Park Office &  Wildlife Center at 814-647-8401. 
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All Summer Long! Get Outdoors Loaner Program Explore Sinnemahoning State Park with the Get Outdoors Loaner program. We provide the equipment. You create the fun! Once again this year, Sinnemahoning State Park is pleased to offer kayaks, canoes, and bicycles for visitors to use while enjoying the park. Life vests, paddles, and helmets are provided. There is no fee for the loaner program, but donations are requested. A photo ID and a valid credit card are required. At least one member of the party must be 18 years or older to sign out equipment. Equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis, from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, with 2½ hour time limit per use. All equipment is for in-park use only. For more information about the Get Outdoors Loaner Program, please call for visit the Park Office & Wildlife Center 814-647-8401, ext. 101. 

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 For more information about programs and events at Sinnemahoning State Park, contact the Park Office and Wildlife Center at 814-647-8401 ext. 101 or by email at SinnemahoningSP@pa.gov . Online, view the PA State Park calendar of events athttp://events.dcnr.pa.gov/sinnemahoning_state_park or visit Sinnemahoning-State-Park on Facebookwww.facebook.com/#!/pages/Sinnemahoning-State-Park/389160871130164

Monday, July 27, 2015

Changes To Cameron County Fair

There are a few schedule changes to this year's fair. They are as follows:

 Throughout the week: 
The Nature Scavenger hunt will return from last year.
 Sunday night (Aug. 2nd) Glen Lucas will be playing at Vesper Services 
Monday night (Aug 3rd): There will be hula hoop demonstrations provided by Teresa Musical entertainment will be provided by: JM &  Tango in place of Legacy 
Tuesday night (Aug 4th): Jazzy Jar contest Mountain Melodies will be performing at 6:30
 Saturday (Aug 8th) There will be a yard sale starting at 9 am

Tired Of Mile-A-Minute Taking Over Your Property?


For more information and to sign up for the program, please contact Tanya Meyer, Sinnemahoning Invasive Plant Management Area (SIPMA) Coordinator: 814-486-1740 or Tanya@sipmapa.org or find SIPMA on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sipmapa

This week at Country Blessings

Greetings 

 This week at Country Blessings, all ladies tops, 50% off! 
 Open Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 Come on down and check it out!

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John F. "Mickey" McManigle



John F. "Mickey" McManigle, 89, of 166 West Fourth Street, Emporium, PA died at Penn Highlands DuBois, DuBois, PA on Sunday (July 19, 2015) night following a brief illness.

Mickey was born August 9, 1925 at the family home on West 6th Street, Emporium, PA. He was the second of eight children of the late John F. and Mariam Cooper McManigle. He was a life long Emporium resident who cherished his family and friends.

In 1945 he met Doris Pollard, a young waitress at the Cabin Kitchen. Doris became the love of his life and on April 1, 1950 they were married in the First Presbyterian Church, Emporium. They often joked that they married on April Fool’s day . . . just in case. They celebrated their 58th anniversary prior to her passing in 2008.

Mickey graduated from Emporium High School in 1943. He served with the US Army during the Korean War.

Mickey worked at Sylvania for over 42 years as a journeyman (master) tool and die maker. He took great pride in building machines used in the production of picture tubes and other Sylvania products during the height of Sylvania’s popularity.

He worked as manager & president at Emporium Water Company. One of his proudest achievements was overseeing the design and construction of the filtration plant. For over 25 years he also served as the president of Cameron Land Development.

Mickey & Doris were charter members of the Emporium Country Club. Mickey was proud of Doris’s achievements, including 19 Club Championships, and was always eager to regale family and friends with the story of his own ‘march’ to the 1965 Fourth Flight Championship!

Mickey & Doris were winter residents of Cape Canaveral, Florida for over 25 years. They lived in the Villages of Seaport where they became life long friends with fellow ‘snow birds’ from around the United States and Canada. Mickey & Doris often shared how significantly these relationships enriched their lives. Mickey particularly enjoyed the daily 3-mile walk around the jetty and evening ‘happy hour’ with friends. In addition, Mickey was an ardent supporter of Cocoa Beach high school basketball, highlighted by travelling to a Cocoa playoff game on the team charter!

He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Emporium where he served as Trustee, Deacon & Financial Secretary. He was also an active member of the Cape Canaveral Christ Lutheran Church for over 20 years.

Mickey was a life member of the American Legion Olkosky-Jessop Post 194, a 50-year member of the Emporium Lodge #382, F.and A.M. & the Coudersport Consistory, and member of the Loyal Order Of Moose Lodge #368. Mickey was an avid outdoorsman and member of the Bucktail Rod & Gun Club. He was also a member of the Cameron County Historical Society.

He was a co-founder of the Emporium HOOP Club in Emporium where he served the organization as officer in many capacities. Years ago he was a Little League Baseball Manager and Boy Scouts of America Troop 52 Committeeman.

Surviving Son: Dr. John E. McManigle and his wife Eleanor, Rockville, MD Daughter: Ms. Jo Ann Crosby, Lewistown, PA Very special friend: Sharon DeCarli, Emporium 4 Grandchildren: Jessica Lynn, Lewistown, PA; Dr. John Edward Jr., Dr. William Cameron and Lorne Elizabeth, Durham, NC 2 Great Granddaughters: Danika and Ireland, Lewistown, PA Sister: Jean Dunkleberger, Emporium Sister: Virginia, Mrs. Larry Pope, Lawrenceville, GA Sister: Phyllis Sullivan, Emporium Sister: Maxine George, Emporium Sister: Judy Mongillo, Bradford Sister-in-law: Sarah (Hathaway) McManigle, Emporium Many: Nieces and nephews

Preceded in Death By Parents: John F. and Marian Cooper McManigle Wife: Doris Pollard McManigle who died September 30, 2008 Infant son: James Allen McManigle, 1961 Brother: David McManigle, 2011 Sister: Elaine McManigle, 2013

Memorial Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Saturday, 5 September at 1:00 PM. The family will receive friends at Barnett Funeral Home one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made in his honor to the First Presbyterian Church, Emporium PA or to the Hahne Regional Cancer Center, Penn Highlands, DuBois, PA.

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. is entrusted with arrangements.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Ralph L. Harrison

Ralph L. Harrison, 87, of Harrison Lane, Dents Run, died Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at home after a short illness. He was born Jan. 13, 1928 in Dents Run, son of the late William and Frances (Stencoski) Harrison. He was married to Patricia (Gearhart) and she survives 

He was a Navy Seabee veteran of the Pacific Theater of WWII. He was a Forest Ranger for the Elk State Forest, Hicks Run Ranger Division for more than 35 years. He was the author of two books on the Pennsylvania elk, a book on the history of Elk County and a book on the history of the Quehanna Wild area. He received numerous awards, including the PA Parks and Forestry Foundation Presidents Award in 2014 for his education and conservation efforts, Joseph T. Rothrock Conservationist of the Year award from the PA Forestry Association in 2012 and the PA Game Commission Conservationist Lifetime Achievement Award for his efforts in the preservation of the Pennsylvania elk. He lived all his life in Dents Run. 

In addition to his wife, Patricia (Gearhart) Harrison of Dents Run, he is survived by three children, Harry "Chip" (Maxine) Harrison of Galeton, 
Susan Manners of Anita,
 Rita Harrison of Punxsutawney;
 one grandson, Charles (Miriah) Manners; 
one great-granddaughter, Katherine Manners;
 one sister, Shirley (James) Burke of Weedville; and several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Harry and James Harrison; and one sister, Eva Overturf. 

Private services for Ralph L. Harrison will be held by the family. 
Interment will be in Hicks Run Cemetery. There will be no visitation.

 The family suggests memorials to the PA Parks and Forestry Foundation, 1845 Market St., Suite 202, Camp Hill, Pa. 17011

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

John F. "Mickey" McManigle


John F. "Mickey" McManigle, 89, of 166 West Fourth Street, Emporium, PA died at Penn Highlands DuBois, DuBois, PA on Sunday (July 19, 2015) night following a brief illness.

 He was born August 9, 1925 in Emporium, PA a son of the late John F. and Marian Cooper McManigle.

 Arrangements will be announced at a later Date 

 BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. is entrusted with arrangements.

Cameron County Community Chest 2015 Fund Drive

Cameron County Community Chest 2015 Fund Drive

The 2015 Cameron County Community Chest Fund Drive is underway. The Fund Drive Committee has sent letters to the active businesses, clubs and individuals of the community. To be part of this worthy community event send your tax-deductible contribution today to: Cameron County Community Chest, P O Box 134, Emporium, PA 15834, attn: Judd Schager, Treasurer. Once your contribution is received you will be added to the list of the Community Contributors. Don’t wait and be last on the long list, contribute now.

The Cameron County Community Chest is your Community organization. Like the United Way, your contributions to several organizations can be made with just one contribution to the Community Chest Fund Drive. Contributions to the drive benefit: the Recreation Board, Community Nurses, Red Cross, the Summer Reading Program, the Package Team and the Garden Club. These organizations serve Cameron County and help make Cameron County a better place to live.

Each year the Cameron County Community Chest Board of Directors, a group of volunteers, meets to review requests and to establish the Community’s Goal. This year the goal is $21,500.

The Campaign runs all year round with an emphasis on the campaign between October 1 and December 31. Please consider a contribution to theses Community worthy organizations.

The Cameron County Community Chest Board of Directors would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the individuals, clubs and businesses that donated time, money and services to the 2014 Fund Drive. This was the fifth year that we have reached (exceeded) our goal since 2004.

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Monday, July 20, 2015

Edna L. Caldwel

Edna L. Caldwell, 80, of 200 Rachael Dr., Pleasant Gap, PA formerly of Emporium, PA died at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College, PA on Saturday (July 18, 2015) afternoon following a lengthy illness.

 She was born May 1, 1935 in Emmett, Idaho a daughter of the late Edward and Dollie Wright Harlow. On July 23, 1955 in Emmett, Idaho she married the late Frederick Caldwell Edna graduated from Emmett High School. She retired from Sylvania in Emporium where she worked for many years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Emporium. Edna enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.

 Surviving Son: Frederick (Debbie) Caldwell, Jr., Bellefonte 
Daughter: Catherine Caldwell Arnold, Concord, NC 
5 Grandchildren: Scott Caldwell, Laura Cunningham, Stephen & Adam Arnold & Amanda Ward
 10 Great Grandchildren
 Sister: Eleanor (Robert) Farrar, Nashua, NH 
Sister: Doris Northouse, Emmett, ID
 Sister: Phylis Nevers, Emmett, ID
 Sister: Lela Harlow, Slocomb, AL 

Preceded in Death By Parents: Edward and Dollie Wright Harlow
 Husband:  Frederick Caldwell 
Son-in-law: Joseph Arnold in 2010

 Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Wednesday (July 22, 2015) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Andrew Johnson, Pastor, First Baptist Church, officiating.

 Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4-7 PM. 
Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium, PA 
 Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of the donors choice. 

 BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

2015 Tractor Parade

On Monday, August 3, at 5:00pm join us in kicking off the 
2015 Cameron County Fair!

 Tractors owners, community groups, the CCHS marching band will participate. Any one that would like to join us is welcome to make a float, march, ride a truck, decorate a bicycle, 
whatever sounds like fun to you!
 Or stand along the street and watch the fun!


Funnel Cloud In Cameron County?

This photo was taken Sunday evening  by Annetta Horning - she lives on Cameron Road just past GKN Rt 120 heading down county. Nothing official on what this was at the time. 

Great shot Annetta!!

Cameron County Food Pantry - July Distribution

The Cameron County Food Pantry will hold a distribution for people determined eligible on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 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.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

8th Annual Long Beards NWTF Banquet

Please mark your calendar for August 1st. This is the 8th annual Long Beards NWTF Banquet. 

We want this to be the best attended banquet ever! We would like to see 100 attendees. 

Can you make it ? 

 Bring a youth and their meal and Jakes membership is paid - but you must pre-register! 



A.B.A.T.E. Monthly Meeting

ENDLESS MTS. A.B.A.T.E. CHAPTER 34 MONTHLY MEETING NOTICE IS ON

 SAT. JULY 18TH. AT EMPORIUM MOOSE AT 11:00 AM

Driftwood SR. Center Spaghetti Dinner

Cameron County SPCA GARAGE SALE

August 8th - SATURDAY

 Cameron County SPCA GARAGE SALE
 9:00 am to ??? 

North Broad Street Fire Department Truck Garage 

Assortment of items - Something for everyone!!!!!! 

CC SPCA - 486-0101

Tasting Table At The Fair

CCHS Music Boosters 

 ATTENTION BAND PARENTS!!! 

The band boosters are hosting the Taste Table at the fair on Aug 4th (Tues) from 6 - 7:15/30. 
A letter has been sent with ea band student as to what they are to bring. 
PLEASE make sure you have been given this letter - if not message here or to Kris Umble to find out what you are to bring. 
Also NOTE VOLUNTEERS are needed to help serve - Please let me know if you can help

 THANKS SO MUCH

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Cameron County Farmers Market

Cameron County Farmers Market underway every Saturday in downtown Emporium.

 Community Supportive Network is a group of Cameron County families selling produce, eggs and hand made items including soap.

 Joining the group on Saturday July 25 will be Uhl’s 4 Star Farm and Produce. The family from Kersey is licensed to accept farmer market vouchers made available through WICC and Senior Citizen Centers.

 “We are fortunate to see this project grow,” says Cameron County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tina Johns Solak.

 The owners of the vacant lots in Emporium are donating the space
 Anyone with local produce or products is invited to set up a stand. There is no cost.

100 Mile Yard Sale


 The 100 miles route for this event will take yard sale enthusiasts through the largest wild area in the Eastern part of the United States and into some of the most spectacular scenery!

 The Yard sale starts, or ends, on Route 879 in Shawville. 9-5 pm

It snakes through the towns of Lecontes Mills, Frenchville, Keewaydin, Karthaus, Pine Glen, Sinnemahoning, Drift Wood, Benezette and Medix Run.

 This yard sale is too big to miss, and a "must see" to believe.

 For more information call (814) 263-4418, (814) 263-7321 or (814) 263-7200, email qidc@pennswoods.net or visit http://www.visitquehannaarea.com -\

 See more at: http://www.visitpa.com/pa-events/100-mile-yard-sale#sthash.qYhOFxxQ.dpuf

Come join us for a Night at the Museum

Come join us for a Night at the Museum !

A guided tour of each room and refreshments under tent.
 Hosted by Cameron County Historical Society, Wednesday, August 12, 6-8 pm
 Route 120 9 miles South East of Emporium in Sterling run

 RSVP - 486-4314

http://cameroncohistorical.wix.com/cameroncohistorysoc

Free Kayak Demo Day at Sinnemahoning State Park.

Sinnemahoning – Experience the sport of kayaking during the 
Free Kayak Demo Day at Sinnemahoning State Park.

On Saturday, July 18th from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Country Squirrel Outfitters, of Ridgway, PA, will have a variety of kayak styles available for use and will provide expert assistance and basic instruction throughout the day.

This free program will be held at the Lake Day Use Area of the George B. Stevenson Day at Sinnemahoning State Park. All participants will have an opportunity to try out the kayaks and stand-up paddle boards on the water. Watershoes and shorts are recommended.

For more information, please call the Sinnemahoning State Park Office and Wildlife Center at 814-647-8401.

Additional details can be found at http://events.dcnr.pa.gov/sinnemahoning_state_park

Sinnemahoning State Park Programs & Events Friday July 17 - Sunday, July 19, 2015

Sinnemahoning State Park Programs & Events Friday July 17 - Sunday, July 19, 2015

Kayak Demo Day with Country Squirrel Outfitters Saturday, July 18 Lake Day Use Area 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

New to kayaking? Give it a try! Ready to buy your own boat? Learn how to choose the kayak and accessories that are right for you. Country Squirrel Outfitters will have a variety of kayak styles available for your use; stand-up paddleboards too! Expert assistance and basic instruction provided. Hourly informational talks. Stop by anytime between 12:00 and 4:00 PM. 
 Watershoes and shorts are recommended. 

Eagle Watch Saturday, July 18 Lake Day Use Area 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM The young eagles have learned to fly! View the action live through binoculars and high-powered scope with the help of park staff and volunteers. Eagle Watch Area is ADA accessible.
 Please call or stop by the Park Office & Wildlife Center for more information.

 River Otters in Pennsylvania Saturday, July 18 Campground Amphitheater 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

River otters are playful mammals that are well adapted to living on both land and water. Learn more about the habits and habitats of river otters and what Pennsylvania is doing to help otters make a comeback in our area. Interactive campground program followed by a 30-minute video, "Otters and Fishers in Pennsylvania". All are welcome to attend this free family program.

Pontoon Boat Tours Sunday, July 19 Lake Day Use Area 10:30 AM, 12:00 PM & 1:30 PM

Join park staff for a relaxing and informative 45-minute tour of the George B. Stevenson reservoir. Reservations are recommended. Boat launch area is ADA accessible. Program is free, but donations are accepted. To reserve a seat on the pontoon boat please call the Park Office & Wildlife Center at 814-647-8401.

 Get Outdoors Loaner Program All Summer Long! Explore Sinnemahoning State Park with the Get Outdoors Loaner program. We provide the equipment. You create the fun! Once again this year, Sinnemahoning State Park is pleased to offer kayaks, canoes, and bicycles for visitors to use while enjoying the park. Life vests, paddles, and helmets are provided. There is no fee for the loaner program, but donations are requested. A photo ID and a valid credit card are required. At least one member of the party must be 18 years or older to sign out equipment. Equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis, from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, with 2½ hour time limit per use. All equipment is for in-park use only. For more information about the Get Outdoors Loaner Program, please call for visit the Park Office & Wildlife Center 814-647-8401, ext. 101.

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LOOKING AHEAD.

Wild About Bats: DiscoverE Program - Go batty for bats with activities and games for families with children ages 4-12. Saturday, July 25; 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Eagle Watch - The young eagles have learned to fly! View the action through a high-powered scope with the help of park staff and volunteers. Saturday, July 25; 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Annual Bat Survey - The bat population is declining in Pennsylvania. Find out why bats are in trouble and what you can do to help. Saturday, July 25; 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

"The Butterfly Guy" Rick Mikula - Enjoy the beauty of live butterflies, colorful photographs and mounted specimens during Rick's humorous, high-energy performance. Great for all ages! Friday, July 31; 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Cameron County Little League Final Games Of This Season

Games for the final week of the 2015 season :

 Monday 13th - KofC vs Foundation 
Tuesday 14th - Good Realty vs Brownco - Rotary vs KofC
 Wednesday 15th - Foundation vs Moose ( Note change in schedule )
 Thursday 16th - Moose vs KofC ( Note change in schedule )
 Friday 17th - no game scheduled

 This week marks the end of the 2015 softball and baseball schedule for Cameron County.
 A huge THANK YOU goes out to everyone who volunteered their time to help out in any way.
 The league cannot run successfully without its volunteers. 
Thank you.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Chicken Bar B Que

Northern Tier Community Action Corp Head Start Program

David E. Snyder

David E. Snyder, 67, of 1258 Rich Valley Rd, Emporium, PA died at his residence on Friday (July 10, 2015) morning following a lengthy illness.

 He was born September 22, 1948 in St. Marys, PA a son of the late Eugene and Norma Carlson Stebich. Mr. Snyder graduated from Cameron County High School and then from Penn State University. He was a civil engineer working in construction before returning to Emporium and retiring from GKN. He was a devoted fan of Penn State football and was a member of the Alumni Association of Penn State University.

 Surviving Daughter: Heather Moulder and husband, NJ
Daughter: Danielle Nordom and husband, NJ 
Several Grandchildren
 Sister: Valerie Ostrum, Austin 
Several nieces and nephews including Melissa (John) Whitcomb, Emporium 

Preceded in Death By Parents: Eugene and Norma Carlson Stebich 
Brother: Brian Snyder 

There will be No Visitation. 
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Monday (July 13, 2015) at 1:00 PM with Rev. Mark Conklin, Pastor, Christian Missionary & Alliance Church, officiating.

 Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium, PA
 Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net 

 BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

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Richard L. “Slim” Michael

 
PORT ALLEGANY- Richard L. “Slim” Michael, 60, passed away Thursday (July 9, 2015) in Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA.
      Born in St. Mary’s, PA, he was a son of Joseph B. and Alice L. Mantz Michael.

  Richard was a lifetime resident of the area and a graduate of Port Allegany High School, Class of 1974. Mr. Michael had worked for Motor Coil of Emporium, before having to retire. He had attended Keating Summit Methodist Church, and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting.

  Surviving in addition to his mother Alice, are a daughter, Jo Lynn Michael of Emporium; four sisters, Karen M. Michael and Barbara A. (Gene) Glasgow both of Port Allegany, Gail L. Michael of Statesville, NC, Betty J. Michael of Tappahannock, VA; and several aunts and uncles, and nieces and nephews.
     He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph, a brother, Joseph B. Michael, Jr.,
 and a sister, Judy L. Taylor.

There will be no visitation.

  A private memorial service and burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorials can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
   Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany.
 
      Condolences can be made to: Jo Lynn Michael P.O. Box 181, Emporium, Pa. 15834 or                          Barbara A. Glasgow, 203 Keating Ave.,  Port Allegany, PA 16743
 
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The Cameron County Food Pantry

The Cameron County Food Pantry will hold a distribution for people determined eligible on 

Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 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.

COLE ROBERT ARTMAN FUNDRAISER

COLE ROBERT ARTMAN FUNDRAISER

Music, Prizes, Chinese Auction and more.

Please join us in support of Cole. He was diagnosed with Congenital Coronal Cranionsynostosis at the age of four months. This means the plates in his skull have prematurely fused together and his brain does not have the room it needs to grow. He is currently receiving weekly physical therapy for torticollis and will have surgery to correct the bones in his skull at the age of 12mths. Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh will perform the surgery to remove, reshape and replace his cranial and facial bones. He will need a blood transfusion and will be in the hospital for 5 to7 days. Following his discharge he will be recovering at home with Mom, Dad, and brother Jaxon. Donations can also be made to “Cole’s Fund” at Citizens and Northern Bank in Emporium. Thank you for your support and prayers, it has touched our hearts beyond words!

WHERE: The Bear Den (Sterling Run)

In addition to hosting the 7/18 fundraiser, The Bear Den will be donating a percentage of the food sales from July 11th thru July 18th to Cole’s Fund. Please stop in and enjoy a meal during the week in support of Cole.

WHEN: July 18, 2015 beginning at 6:00pm

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South Park Supply

Get fired up for a bbq and smoking party! South Park is your grilling and smoking supply center. Lots of smoking chips and tools in stock.
Royal Oak chips, pellets, wood chunks, smokers and lots more.
 Stop in and check it out! Don't see what you want, we can order it for you! 

 Are you ready for some canning? We have a full line of jars, lids, rings, jar lifters, magnetic lid lifters, food mills, sauce makers, pickling spices and lime, fruit preservers and more. 
In stock waiting for your harvest time.
 Stop in and sit a spell, coffee is always on!

Thanks for Thinking Big and Shopping Small! 

Thursday, July 9, 2015

ALL CAMERON COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE FIELDS ARE CLOSED TONIGHT

ATTENTION : ALL CAMERON COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE FIELDS
 ARE CLOSED TONIGHT !! 

The little league game scheduled for tonight ( Thursday the 9th ), has been cancelled due to the oncoming storms. 
This was to be between KofC and Moose. 
Thank you !! Be safe !!

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Attention GTE & OSRAM Sylvania Retirees and Quarter Century Employees

Attention GTE &; OSRAM Sylvania Retirees and Quarter Century Employees – 

There will be a follow up organizational meeting on July 19th at 6:00P M at Gunners Restaurant to discuss the possibility of forming a Retiree and active Quarter Century Organization for employees who worked at the GTE Sylvania or OSRAM Sylvania, St Marys plant. 

Plans are in the works for a Plant Tour the 1st week of October if enough interest . 
You must be registered prior to September 1st to attend this event .
 Forms to register will be available at this meeting or by contacting
 Gary at 814-594-6171 or Cindy at 814-594-8524.

Dream Makers for Make-A-Wish Charity Run and Auction

Dream Makers for Make-A-Wish Charity Run and Auction 

Saturday, July 11 @ 10 am at the Cameron County Vets Club 
427 E 3rd Street, 
Emporium Pa 

 This is our annual charity ride and auction. 
All street legal vehicles are welcome to join us on the ride. 
The auction is open to the public! 
Make sure you register to get your auction number.

New Horizons Healthy Food Store

Important News Update: 

Hours to Change: Starting Monday July 12th.

1. Eatery will only be open till 3 PM. 
 a. A simplified menu will go into effect.
 b. A daily special separate from menu items will be available from 11am- 3pm or sold out.
 Ex. Thursday will probably be bacon cheeseburgers with side.
 c. Smoothies and Shakes and other drinks will be available all day. 

2. New Hours: a. Monday- Friday: 7am – 6pm Saturday: 9am- 5pm (retail sales, smoothies, shakes, and other drinks only on Sat. No eatery items).

 3. Unfortunately I can no longer keep up with the demands of operating both a retail and restaurant establishment. a. It is simply too much for me and my equipment is very inefficient. 
 b. I hope to make the specials for the day as tasty, health promoting and price friendly as possible.
 c. I hope to have a few more homemade items for sale.
 d. I hope to be able to commit some time to health related community projects in the future. 

Times subject to change, My apologies for any inconvenience. 

Thank you for your support!

208 Depot Street 
Saint Marys, Pa. 
814.389.1874

What a great store and the food is wonderful. If you haven't been there yet, I highly recommend it! 

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Sunday, July 5, 2015

Afternoon Ride



Free Coaches' Clinic by Cole Memorial's Champion Orthopedic & Sports Medicine | Cole Memorial | Coudersport, Pennsylvania

Free Coaches' Clinic by Cole Memorial's Champion Orthopedic & Sports Medicine | Cole Memorial | Coudersport, Pennsylvania

Meeting Scheduled To Air Frustrations With Hospital - WeAreCentralPA.com - your one stop community web portal for all your Central Pennsylvania News, Sports and Weather, powered by WTAJ Your News Leader

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Cole Memorial Hospital will offer heel screenings

Cole Memorial Hospital will offer heel screenings from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Women’s Health Center. 

The cost is $10. Call 274-8200 for an appointment.

 Heel screenings give patients a preliminary bone density score (T score) in a matter of minutes. Low scores typically call for a more thorough exam. Those who should receive a heel screening include women over 65 or who have had an early menopause or hysterectomy or other hormonal depletion, men over 70, men and women taking certain medications or certain cancer treatments, those with risk factors or a disease or condition that can cause bone loss, and men and women who eat a low calcium diet or have had significant height loss.

 Location: Cole Memorial Women's Health Center
 Type: Screening 
Preregistration: Required
 Phone: 814-274-8200
 Cost: $10 

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24-Hour Wellness Center sizzles with July deals

24-Hour Wellness Center sizzles with July deals

Our four 24-Hour Wellness Centers were designed to promote community-based health and wellness. Located in Coudersport, Emporium, Port Allegany and Smethport, each Center offers modern facilities, exercise equipment, amenities plus a highly-trained staffed that offers classes that help you reach your fitness goals. Call for our special July course schedule.

Classes offered in Emporium 

SilverSneakers Exercise Class. Yoga. Multilevel aerobics and toning. Membership is not required to take classes. Class costs are not included in the general membership rates with the exception of SilverSneakers.

Services Therapeutic massage.

Blood pressure screenings are performed at no charge.

Equipment

24-Hour access. Cardiovascular equipment. Cybex strength training equipment. Free weights. Functional training (sports cords, bands and exercise balls). Amenities

Locker rooms. Steam rooms. Recreational room. Emporium Wellness Center 288 Sizerville Rd. Emporium, PA 15834 814.486.1321

https://www.colememorial.org/services-wellness-Emporium.aspx

Country Blessings will be closed July 14th through the 17th.

Country Blessings will be closed July 14th through the 17th. 

 We ask that ALL material donations please be taken to the Goodwill Drop off in St Mary’s, located behind Wendy’s. This will prevent us from being over-run with donations that week!

 Thanks for your support of Country Blessings 

 Cameron County Christian Center
 240 East 4th Street
 Emporium, Pa. 15834 
814-486-1841 
mail@cameroncounty.org