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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

St Mark Festival This Saturday, August 31

ST. Mark Festival

When:  Sat.  August 31, 2013  (Labor Day Weekend)

Where:   St. Mark & Presbyterian Block including Free Methodist property (tournament) & First United Methodist (bake sale).  Emmanuel Episcopal Church will have a booth in Presbyterian lot.

Time:  11 AM – 10 PM

Come join in the FESTIVAL fun!

Food Booths, Vendors, Games for all ages, Horseshoe Tournaments, Car Bash, Kid’s Crafts, Toy Swap, Yard Sale, Minute to Win It Competitions, Games of Chance &  LIVE ENTERTAINMENT!

    SAVE $$$:  Get Family Passes before Aug. 31st @  $15.00 per family.  Aug. 31st price goes up to: $20.00.  Family Passes available @ Chamber of Commerce & St. Mark’s after most masses.

FAMILY PASSES:  Each child can participate in the following events 1 time only with family pass: Pick up Ducks, Tic Tac Toe, Bushel Basket Ball Toss, (little ones) including Aquarium Pennies, Bean Bag Ladder, Plinko, Critter Races, Hay Wagon Ride, and Face Painting (all ages).  This pass ALSO includes a FREE movie @ 7 PM in the basement of the church and UNLIMITED BOUNCE HOUSE access!!!   (for little ones)

Additional Games for all Ages will be charged per event/game:  Spin to Win, Jail House, Dunk Tank, Car Bash (7th Grade and up), Minute to Win It, Bingo and Crafts.

FREE EVENTS:  Toy Swap, Balloon Tying, Corn Hole, Cam Jam, Shooting Range & Live Entertainment

Horseshoe Tournaments -5 PM:  $5.00/person, register at main ticket booth between 3 & 4:30 PM   All money collected will be returned as PRIZE MONEY!!!!!!

Minute to Win It - $2.00 /game.  There will be 3 games (1st game @ 3 PM) & then finalist wins $50 !!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Monday, August 26, 2013

Afternoon Alarm

The Emporium Fire Department, Emporium Ambulance and responders from Elk Company 1 FD responded to a resident alarm on East 5th street in Emporium late this afternoon. Agencies were able to leave within the hour after determining the fire was out and all people accounted for.


Buy Fresh Comes to Cameron County

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that a local farmer has taken up the challenge to set up a stand in Emporium and sell fresh produce!  Uhl 4-Star Farm from Kersey will sell peppers, potatoes, tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini and sweet corn all raised on their farm in Kersey. 
 “For years folks living in Cameron County have asked why we don’t have a centralized location where farmers could set up a stand, starting this Saturday, August 24 we do,” explained executive director Tina Johns Solak.  The location next to the chamber will be convenient for those wishing to walk.  Parking on the street is also available.  The price is just .05 per half hour. 
 Uhl 4-Star Farm is family owned and operated.  They participate in various farmers markets in communities in Elk County.  This is their first visit to Cameron County.

Save The Date

 Any adults or youth interested in shooting black-powder firearms may attend a  meeting at the  Sinnemahoning Sportsmans Club at 3:00pm on August 31st. Chris Hass is planning an informal rifle frolic.
Learn: safety, marksmanship and loading practices. Have no problem. Chris will have firearms available. Contact Chris 814 546 2471 or Chris did a program for the CameronCounty OutdoorYouth Activity group  last year and the kids had a "BLAST"

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Live Webcams In Emporium

Don't forget to visit the webpage and click on WebCams to see downtown Emporium live.
You do not have to create a login to view the webcams.
The  Web Cam project had been  brought to you through a cooperative effort between The Emporium Borough and the Emporium Foundation, and with technical help from Ed Moate, Trunzo Consulting, and Randy Frey. This is the first of several webcams that will be broadcast live in the Emporium Borough.

CCHS Pool Closed

Saturday, August 24, 2013 marked the closing of the school pool.
Thank you for your patronage this year!

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Hutton Race Results

8th Annual David Hutton Memorial 5K Run & 2-Mile Walk.
August 17, 2013   Emporium, Pa 15834
Total of 66 Runners; 20 males and 46 females. 
William Hunter from Emporium, PA was the overall finisher.
Molly Quesenberry from St. Marys, PA was the overall female finisher
# Eugenia Clark of Emporium, Pa was the recipient of the “Citius, Altius, Fortius” award for most improved time from the previous year with an improvement of 1 min. 15 sec.
This year’s Scholarship recipients were:  Nick Conway and Cassandra Lyon. 
The David Hutton Memorial Race Committee would like to thank all of the volunteers, sponsors throughout the region, participants, and a special thanks to the Fire Police, EMS, and Boro for managing the streets and traffic during race time.

Male Overall:
  William Hunter, 1st overall, 17:47
Male 14 & under:
  No participants
Male 15-19:
  1st Logan Hutton, 5th overall, 20:47
Male 20-29:
  1st Russ Marold, 10th overall, 22:24
Male 30-39:
  1st Jeff Hutton, 3rd overall, 19:21
  2nd Steve Luckenbill, 20th overall, 25:45
  3rd Joseph Sayre, 36th overall, 30:16
  4th Andy Dalton, 40th overall, 31:33

Male 40-49:
  1st Sean Conklin, 2nd overall, 18:30 Age Group Record
  2nd Sean Batterson, 6th overall, 20:48
  3rd Rob Redden, 9th overall, 22:08
  4th Matthew Quesenberry, 18th overall, 25:09
  5th Christopher Luckenbill, 47th overall, 32:21
Male 50-59:
  1st Tom Gooch, 4th overall, 20:44
  2nd Lynn Newcomer, 7th overall, 21:45
  3rd Robert Steffer, 13th overall, 23:57
  4th Tim Conrad, 17th overall, 24:43
Male 60-69:
  1st Chris Cole, 8th overall, 21:53 Age Group Record
  2nd Dan Miller, 19th overall, 25:40
  3rd Roger Deller, 23rd overall, 27:32
  4th Ben Zappa, 28th overall, 28:50

Female Overall:
  Molly Quesenberry, 11th overall, 22:33
Female 14 and under:
  1st Kendyl Guisto, 32nd overall, 29:24
  2nd Conner Gracey-Dalton, 41st overall, 31:33
Female 15-19:
  1st Alayna Genevro, 22nd overall, 27:30
  2nd Chloe Slusarick, 31st overall, 29:21
  3rd Noelle Austin, 43rd overall, 31:47
  4th Amelia Holjencin, 49th overall, 33:31
  5th Cassidy McLaughlin, 56th overall, 35:06
Female 20-29:
  1st Hilary Cooney, 12th overall, 23:32
  2nd Lauren Topolski, 15th overall, 24:43
  3rd Julie Humble, 24th overall, 27:35
  4th Kendra Graham, 37th overall, 30:22
  5th Whitney Jones, 38th overall, 30:37
  6th Cara Garrigan, 39th overall, 31:06
  7th Kelsey Coppersmith, 55th overall, 34:57
  8th Skylar Redden, 58th overall, 37:32
  9th Alyssa Clingan, 59th overall, 38:26
Female 30-39:
  1st Daphne McNamara, 16th overall, 24:54
  2nd Desiree Cummings, 26th overall, 27:57
  3rd Mandy Bresslin, 33rd overall, 29:42
  4th Kristin Eckert, 34th overall, 29:59
  5th Kristin Langianese, 35th overall, 30:15
  6th Ashley Trumpie, 42nd overall, 31:46
  7th Annie Mazumdar, 45th overall, 32:07
  8th Nicole Line, 50th overall, 33:32
  9th Janel Palmatier, 51st overall, 33:37
  10th Jen L. Pearsall, 52nd overall, 33:40
  11th Abbey Johnson-Ernst, 53rd overall, 34:25
  12th Tabatha Dart, 54th overall, 34:57
  13th Anne Sayre, 60th overall, 38:43
  14th Lori Dixon, 61st overall, 40:24
  15th Denice Mohr, 62nd overall, 40:46
  16th Becky Pennypacker, 63rd overall, 40:46
  17th Tiffany Conn, 65th overall, 43:34
  18th Brooke Wolosewicz, 66th overall, 44:47
Female 40-49:
  1st Eugenia Clark, 14th overall, 24:04 #
  2nd Stephanie Loveland, 25th overall, 27:56
  3rd Tammy Gaines, 27th overall, 28:01
  4th Christine Slusarick, 30th overall, 29:10
  5th Tracy McLaughlin, 48th overall, 32:41
  6th Jeanmare Holjencin, 57th overall, 35:10
  7th Brenda Goodwill, 64th overall, 40:55
Female 50-59:
  1st Colleen DeBoer, 21st overall, 25:54 Age Group Record
  2nd Fe Caruso, 29th overall, 29:10
  3rd Molly Topolski, 44th overall, 32:02
  4th Susan Newcomer, 46th overall, 32:14
Female 60+:
  No Participants


Richard L. McAulay

Richard L. McAulay, 77, of 460 E. Second St., Emporium, PA died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys on Tuesday (August 20, 2013) morning.  He was born October 6, 1935 in Emporium, PA a son of the late John Junior and Mary Felton McAulay.
In Emporium he married Mary Lou Huntington McAulay, who survives

Mr. McAulay graduated from Emporium High School. He served with the US Navy during the Korean War. He worked at Cameron Manufacturing and later at Cameron County Memorial Hall. He was involved with Cameron County Little League for many years. He enjoyed outdoors, hunting, fishing, the Pirates and the Steelers.
In addition to his wife Mary Lou Huntington
Son: Richard A. McAulay, Emporium
Daughter: Barbara Wilson and husband Ken, South Carolina
Daughter: Brenda Auman and husband Scott, South Carolina
4 Grandchildren: Amanda Pollard, Amber Sullivan, Mindy Botlock & Brandon Auman
One Great Grandson
Sister: Betty Phillips and her husband Paul, Palm Bay, FL
Brother: Jack McAulay and his wife Linda, Emporium
Sister: Mary Jo Kahnell and husabnd Rick, Emporium
Preceded in Death By
Parents: John Junior and Mary Felton McAulay
Visitation with video Tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Wednesday from 5-8 PM.
Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Thursday (August 22, 2013) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Joseph Short, Pastor, First United Methodist Church, officiating. A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.
Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium, Pennsylvania
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

St Mark Festival

Saturday, Aug. 31: St Mark Festival will take place from 11AM to 10PM in the St. Mark parking lot and surrounding areas.  There is no admission fee. Come join us for games, activities, live entertainment, bingo, a car bash, hay rides, horseshoes, craft vendors and lots of good food! You won’t be disappointed.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Band Rehersal Under The Lights

Wednesday, Aug 19th  6 - 9 pm

This is a mandatory rehearsal for ALL Raider Band/Bandfront performers.

Bring sneakers, music, instrument/equipment, and a pencil. Section leaders, please bring your field charts.

Parents are invited to watch!!! :-)

St Mark/St James Parish Picnic

Sunday, August 25th the St Mark/St James Parish Picnic will be held at Bucktail Rod & Gun Club.  Mass will begin at 11:00 AM.  Please join us in this festive celebration during our 125th anniversary year.  Bring yourself, family, friends, and your favorite dish to share!  Hot dogs, hamburgers, tableware, drinks and fun games for the kids will be provided.  A special 125th Anniversary display of photos and mementos will be on hand to view. Please use the sign-up sheet in the back of the church to let us know how many people will attend and what dish you will provide.
  If you haven’t been to our picnic in awhile, please consider attending.   Hope to see you there!


ST MARK LOTTERY TICKETS are being sold at the Aroma CafĂ©, the Chamber, the Emporium Pharmacy and at the St. Mark parish picnic. These $1 tickets are your chance to win $500 worth of lottery tickets!  All proceeds from the festival will benefit St. Mark Community Day Care and St. Mark/St.James churches.
The DEADLINE for all sold chances, monies, and any unsold tickets will be Sunday, August 25.  Please return all lottery ticket items in the collection or at the rectory

Jesse L. Banks

Jesse L. Banks, 34, of Rose St., Johnsonburg, PA, passed away in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.

Born December 16, 1978, in Ridgway, PA, he was a son of John and Marsha Bennett Banks. On Dec. 19, 2011, he married Lisa M. Bidwell, who survives.

Mr. Banks was a longtime resident of the area and a graduate of Emporium High School, Class of 1997.

Suviving in addition to his wife, Lisa, are his mother and father, John and Marsha Banks of Emporium; four sons, Payton L. Banks, Dahsun H.T. Bidwell, Jordan T.S. Jones, Baylee C.J. Jones all of Johnsonburg; four daughters, Sierra L. Banks, Mariah M. Stiles, Abigal L. Banks, Destinee M. Stiles all of Johnsonburg; two brothers, John (Sue) Banks, Jr. and Ricky (Martha) Banks both of Emporium; a sister, Angel Banks of Johnsonburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday (Aug. 21, 2013) with Rev. Tammy Claydon, pastor of the Gardeau Community Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Portage Township Cemetery, Gardeau, PA.

Memorials can be made to the McKean County SPCA.

Condolences can be made to: Lisa M. Banks
295 Rose St.
Johnsonburg, PA 15845

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Dennis Michael Pesock

Port Allegany - Dennis Michael Pesock, 52, of Sartwell Creek, Port Allegany, died unexpectedly, Friday (August 16, 2013).

He was born March 1, 1961 in Coudersport, a son of Michael James Pesock and Rose Ann Green-Freeman.

Mr. Pesock was a graduate of Port Allegany High School and had done factory work in Emporium for several years and then worked at Twin Tier Linen Service in Coudersport before he became disabled.

He enjoyed being outdoors, riding his 4 wheeler, fresh leeks and blackberries, and spending time with his nieces and nephews.

He is survived by:
Grandmother: Mary Freeman of Port Allegany, PA
Step Mother: Carolyn Pesock of Coudersport, PA
Step Father: Larry Freeman of Port Allegany, PA
three sisters: Robin Engel-Taylor of Mt. Jewett, PA, Sheri (Scott) Boucher of Coudersport, PA, Jodi (Paul Mitchell) Pesock of Port Allegany, PA
two brothers: Randy E. (Debra) Pesock of Roulette, PA, Bruce K. (Sybil) Taylor of Port Allegany, PA
and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his Mother, Rose Ann Green-Freeman on Jan. 19, 1987, and his Father, Michael James Pesock on Aug. 9, 2013.

There will be no visitation. Memorial services will be held at a later date and time to be announced.

Memorials may be made to Dennis' family. Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

ST. Mark Festival

ST. Mark Festival
When:  Sat.  August 31, 2013  (Labor Day Weekend)
Where:   St. Mark & Presbyterian Block including Free Methodist property (tournament)  First United Methodist (bake sale).  Emmanuel Episcopal Church will have a booth in Presbyterian lot.
Time:  11 AM – 10 PM

Come join in the FESTIVAL fun!

Food Booths, Vendors, Games for all ages, Horseshoe Tournaments, Car Bash, Kid’s Crafts, Toy Swap, Yard Sale, Minute to Win It Competitions,  Games of Chance &  LIVE ENTERTAINMENT!
    SAVE $$$:  Get Family Passes before Aug. 31st @  $15.00 per family.  Aug. 31st price goes up to: $20.00.  Family Passes available @ Chamber of Commerce & St. Mark’s after most masses.
FAMILY PASSES:  Each child can participate in the following events 1 time only with family pass: Pick up Ducks, Tic Tac Toe, Bushel Basket Ball Toss, (little ones) including Aquarium Pennies, Bean Bag Ladder, Plinko, Critter Races, Hay Wagon Ride, and Face Painting (all ages).
 This pass ALSO includes a FREE movie @ 7 PM in the basement of the church and
 UNLIMITED BOUNCE HOUSE access!  (for little ones)
Additional Games for all Ages will be charged per event/game:  Spin to Win, Jail House, Dunk Tank, Car Bash (7th Grade and up), Minute to Win It, Bingo and Crafts.
FREE EVENTS:  Toy Swap, Balloon Tying, Corn Hole, Cam Jam, Shooting Range & Live Entertainment
Horseshoe Tournaments -5 PM:  $5.00/person,
Register at main ticket booth between 3 & 4:30 PM 

All money collected will be returned as PRIZE MONEY!!!!!!

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Vets Club
Thursday, Aug 15, 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
427 East 3rd St
 Emporium, PA 
Please call 800-RED-CROSS to schedule an appointment
Blood Donors Must:
Be healthy*
Be at least 17 years old in most states, or 16 years old with parental consent if allowed by state law – see more information for 16-year old donors »
Weigh at least 110 lbs.
 Additional weight requirements apply for donors 18 years old and younger and all high school donors.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Come and learn about the Strong Women program!

Come and learn about the Strong Women program!
Elk Regional Health Center, working with the Penn State Cooperative Extension and DuBois Regional Medical Center, to bring the Strong Women Program to St. Marys and Emporium again this fall!
We will be holding a  free orientation meeting on  August 20 at 8:30 a.m. at the Cameron County Recreation Center, 300 Chestnut Street in Emporium
In Emporium, classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. at the Cameron County Recreation Center. Classes in Emporium begin on Sept. 3.  Classes will be held twice per week for 12 weeks. Gette Bardo will be the Strong Women site leader.
Up-to-date nutrition and health information will be included in each session. Cost for participants is $80 ... but if you're registered by August 23, the cost is just $60! Online registration is available by clicking here.
For more information, call Robin Kuleck at the Penn State Cooperative Extension, at (814) 765-7878, extension 2, or email her at

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Allen E. "Brownie" Pearsall

Allen E. "Brownie" Pearsall, 79, of Oknefski Road, Ridgway, died Monday, August 5, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home.
He was born February 26, 1934, in Castle Garden, the son of the late Arthur H. and Louise Wolfe Pearsall Sr.
Formerly of Emporium, he was a self-employed TV repairman.

 He is survived by his companion of 21 years, Ardis Lunder of Ridgway; four sisters, Helen Pearsall of Coudersport, Pauline Hayes of Louisiana, Naomi Dill of Sterling Run, and Judith Pearsall of St. Marys; three brothers, Herbert Pearsall of Massachusetts, Robert Pearsall of Sellersville, and David Pearsall of North Carolina; and by numerous nieces and nephews.

 Besides his parents and his wife, Wilma Wilson Pearsall, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Josephine Reed, Mildred Irwin, and Esther Gerg; and three brothers, Edward, Richard, and Arthur Jr. Pearsall.

 Funeral services for Allen E. "Brownie" Pearsall will be held at the convenience of the family.

Downtown Flowers

Sure is nice to see Ted Walters tending to the flowers between St Marks and  the First Presbyterian Church. I miss the flower pots he had tended to in past years.


Friday, August 9, 2013

Classes at Cameron County Artisan Center Rewarding

Cameron County Fair entries in the arts and crafts category included many items created at classes offered at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center.  Baskets, silk scarves and mesh ribbon wreaths garnered prize ribbons at the recent fair.  “This is so exciting!” gushed executive director Tina Johns Solak.  “To see that people took classes and then felt comfortable to enter the fair and help increase the fair entries is a goal accomplished.”  Other entries came from those that knit and crochet on Tuesday nights at the chamber.  Several of those pieces also were awarded ribbons.
An opportunity to learn a new artform is coming up Thursday or Friday at the chamber office.  Artist Mary Wise will teach Zentangle which is a form of doodling where shapes are filled in with designs.  Students of any age will make a note card for the price of $5.00.  The class is offered Thursday night 6-8:30pm or Friday morning 10am-noon.  To register call the chamber office at 814-486-4314.

Shelia M. Clark Causer

Shelia M. Clark Causer, 39, of 2 E. Sixth St., Apt #1, Emporium, PA
died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, PA on Wednesday night. (August 7, 2013)
She was born April 12, 1974 in Coudersport, PA a daughter of Jacqueline Watson Bailey, Emporium  and the late John T. Clark.

Shelia mostly enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed Bingo, attending fairs, camping and riding in the woods.
In addition to her mother Jackie Watson Bailey, Emporium
Fiance: Shane Lyon, Emporium
Son: Levi Clark, Emporium
Son: Jordan Causer, Emporium
Son: Parker Causer, Mt. Jewett
2 grandsons: Lakai Clark & Kaiden Lyon
Sister: Jodi Campbell and her husband Christopher, St. Marys
Preceded in Death By
Father: John T. Clark

There will be No Visitation. Memorial service will be at the convenience of the family.

Online Condolences may be placed at

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Cameron County Chamber Promotes Preferred in PA

This week the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce received approval from the PA Department of Agriculture to use the PA Preferred Logo at the Artisan Center.  “Many of our items are made by Pennsylvania artists that grow or only use materials found in the state,” explained Executive Director, Tina Johns Solak. 
The program is used as a marketing tool to solicit orders from those looking to only feature items made in the United States.  Artists at the center are being asked to apply for the status.  Johns Solak hopes to see Karen Vasko, who makes butters using fruit grown in Cameron County, Nelson Haas and Marilyn Erickson who make walking sticks from those gathered in the county and Teresa Genaux who spins alpaca fleece into yarn and knits items to all be PA Preferred in the next few months. 
Anyone wanting more information on the program can find it on the internet: 

You Asked for it Now Come and Get It

For years residents in Emporium have stopped in the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce office and reminisced about the shopping that once filled Fourth Street.  This week the chamber launches a new campaign calling Emporium the land of endless gifts!
“Within one block there are eight  retail stores featuring gifts.  If you can’t find a gift in one of those stores, then you should consider a gift certificate,” says Cameron County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tina Johns Solak. 
Two stores have opened this month, Wheaton Gun Supply carries hunting licenses, guns, ammunition and fishing supplies plus outdoor clothing.  The other new store is Sweet Scentsations featuring home decorating items, but also chocolates, and infant clothing. 
They join established stores like Reids Hometown Emporium which is a RadioShack dealer and offers electronic toys and gadgets.  Cappy’s Clothes carries Red Raider Football fan gear and handmade dish cloths among wool socks, scarves, plus men and womens clothing.  Emporium Pharmacy is your headquarters for Melissa and Doug wooden toys, picture frames, unique holiday decorations and at Christmas features an entire room devoted to Christmas items. 
 The next store is Flowers N Things.  The name says it all, not only can you purchase fresh, silk, or dried flower arrangements, but stuffed animals, wall art and cards are also sold.  Copy Katz has food items from Potter County including maple syrup and mustard plus offer one of a kind imprinting on mugs, and shirts.  The chamber office is filled with unique artwork including jewelry, photographs, purses, and pottery. 
“This is quite a collection of stores and Emporium is very fortunate to have new stores opening their doors, when so many nearby towns are saying goodbye to local merchants,”  Johns Solak continues.  “The price of parking is among the lowest in the region and Emporium Borough Council usually approves free parking for the holiday shopping season starting in November through the end of December.”  Parking is available in front of the stores and the cost is one dime for one hour of parking. 

The merchants intend to use the slogan:  Emporium The Land of Endless Shopping through the busy holiday gift giving season. 

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Cameron County Fair Week

Don't forget to stop up to the fair this week and browse through the exhibits on display in Beaver Hall.

These peaches look so delicious!!


Monday, August 5, 2013

Adopt a Duck Comes to Cameron County Fair

Cameron County Fireworks Committee is getting a jump start on fundraising for the 2014 fireworks.  The Firequacker 2014 is a duck derby that will be held Saturday October 19 in Emporium. 
Ducks are adopted and then the “adopted trainers” watch as their numbered duck races toward the finish line in South Park.  The first duck to cross the finish line wins $100.00, the second place finisher wins $75.00 and the third place winner takes home $50.00.
 Ducks will be available for adoption each night at the Cameron County Fair.  The price is $2.00 for one and a 6-quack can be adopted for $10.00.  Currently ducks may also be adopted at GE Motor coils, Emporium Pharmacy and the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce office.
 Organizers say the thunderous fireworks last month were heralded as some of the best in the region.  Fundraising to pay for the event is a year round adventure beginning with the Firequacker Duck Derby and including the Autumn Fest, Holiday House Tour, and Breakfast with the Easter Bunny.  Donations from organizations, businesses, attendees and private individuals allow the event to continue each year.


Sunday, August 4, 2013

8th Annual David Hutton Memorial 5K Run and 2-Mile Walk

13 Days Until the 8th Annual....Register soon!
"The David Hutton Memorial 5k Run & 2 Mile walk Scholarship race is put on by David’s family and friends.  We also get help from other local race directors and the Elk County Striders"
You may register on line, look at the course and read other details about this and past races by clicking on this link  David Hutton Memorial Home Page
Photos of Previous Races




Join the ever-growing congregation on Whittimore Hill Lookout on Sunday afternoon at 3:30.  We are praying for the healing of our community with other members of the Body of Christ
St Marks Church

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Structure Alarm Sounds This Morning

This morning the Emporium Fire Department responded to an alarm a structure alarm on W 4th street. Upon arriving, everyone was moved out of the building. Within the hour, all units returned to the station. Reportedly the alarm involved a tenants stove.



Love this time of year!!