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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Mary Schimp, PA-C Accepting New Patients

Upper Allegheny Medical Center is pleased to announce that Mary Schimp, PA-C,is accepting family practice patients and walk in appointments such as colds, ear infections etc.

Since January 2nd, 2018, Mary has been seeing patients along with Dr. Mark Shelley, located at 1 Willow St. in Port Allegany.

Mrs. Schimp, a native of the area, received both her bachelor’s degree and her master’s in physician assistant science from Gannon University.

While there, she was on the dean’s list eight semesters. Mrs. Schimp worked for two years in occupational health at Hanover Works. She worked with local employers to keep their staff members healthy and provided services including treating work-related injuries and physical exams. During that time, she also worked for Hanover Medical Group’s Express Care. Mary was also employed by the Olean General Hospital and worked in emergency care. This experience has given Mrs. Schimp a broad knowledge of the critical care environment. Mary was employed by Penn Highlands Elk QCare in Emporium, where she served a patient population of all ages from pediatrics to geriatrics in a walk-in setting. She managed illnesses and provided injections, wound care, splitting, suturing and gynecologic exams.

To schedule an appointment you can call the office at 

Upper Allegheny Medical Center 
Mary Schimp, PA-C 
1 Willow St., Port Allegany 

Sinnemahone Gravel Race

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 Sinnemahone Gravel Race 
 Saturday, September 28, 2019  9 AM – 5 PM

Sinnemahone Gravel Race sponsored by Embassy Powdered Metals is a 55 mile timed race/ride with 5000 feet of climbing starting and finishing on West Creek Recreational Trail. The route includes 2 trail sections, improved gravel roads, 1 seasonally maintained road, 2 short paved sections, and the best mountain scenery in Pennsylvania. The course is largely within the Elk State Forest and travels through Sinnemahoning State Park and southern Potter County.

Sinnemahone Gravel 
 For those who are not on the gravel biking scene or into bicycling at all and are wondering what a gravel bike and gravel biking is, here is a brief explanation. We have been gravel biking here for decades given the significant miles of dirt roads we have - we just didn't call it that as we were riding mountain bikes. Gravel biking as it is known now is a response to deteriorating paved road conditions everywhere and the desire to ride on safer roads. Gravel courses are typically long and combine dirt roads, secondary roads, and short sections of trails and pavement. Gravel bikes as such came about 5 years ago or so and are essentially endurance road bikes with clearance for greater width tires to handle off pavement conditions. Go to a gravel race and while you will see mostly gravel bikes as they are perhaps the most well rounded option, you will see all types of bikes - full suspension mountain bikes, hardtail mountain bikes, drop bar mountain bikes, fat bikes, maybe even the occasional road bike. At some point in a gravel race/ride, one of those options will be the best; and at another point it may be the worst. It is a sport with no attitude where the experience of the ride is the prize. The Sinnemahone Gravel course is just one of an endless combination of dirt roads in this region. The best way to experience riding here is to pick up a DCNR Elk or Susquehannock State Forest Map and start riding. Don't wait until this event to come here to ride.

Emporium Borough Lends a Hand

Many thanks to the Emporium Borough for lending us these guys, Dean Johnson, Jake Cook, Tim Hasselman, Brian Uber, and Ethan Fields. They did an awesome job helping Sylvan Heritage tidy up their areas. Thanks again guys, we really appreciate your help.
 One of the first projects the Sylvan Heritage Council undertook was to replace the weathered Welcome to Emporium signs at the east and west ends of town and professionally landscape both areas. We have adopted these areas and will continue to maintain them for years to come. 
 The mission of the Sylvan Heritage Council is to pursue sustainable economic growth through the beautification, revitalization, and historic preservation of our community in such a way that capitalizes on our area’s abundant natural resources and maintains our proud local history.

Book Signing by area native Amy Case

Book Signing by area native Amy Case Author and area native, Amy Case will be stopping by the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library on Saturday, August 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to chat with area residents and sign copies of her latest release, “Enduring Strength”.

 In this Christian Romance, Lyddie Fisher and her family have broken away from their Amish Faith; however, does Lyddie have the strength to endure living among the English? She has found it hard to separate herself from her old life and her Amish friends. Now married to Blake Talbert, an English law enforcement officer, she feels she has it all. Life is good. That is until she sees her husband in the arms of another woman. Divorce among the Amish is unheard of, but Lyddie is no longer Amish, and she fears divorce is imminent. With her husband away, Lyddie ponders on some of her fondest memories. Walk with Lyddie through her journey in this new life she has chosen. And, as an added bonus, take a look into Lyddie’s journal where she tells about her family and her sister 
Emma’s struggles. 

Case will also have copies of her first release, “The Journey of Lyddie Fisher”, available for sale and signing. This title is also currently available for loan from the library. “The Journey of Lyddie Fisher” will be available for $13 and “Enduring Strength” is $12. I Case does accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, & American Express cards. 
But cash is better as there is a $.50 charge to cover the card fees.

Book Sale!

This will be the absolute last week to pick through the remaining titles from the book sale before they’re gone forever. Rescue these books while you can.
 All sold on donation basis, any amount is welcome.

 Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library 
 27 W 4th Street 
 Emporium, PA 15834 
 (814) 486-8011

Youth Field Day August 10


Sponsored by Sinnemahoning and May Hollow Sportsmen’s Clubs

*Registration starts at 9 am. *Events start at 10am. *We break for lunch which is served outside at the upper building. After lunch, we finish the remaining events. 

 Some of our event include: 22 shoot, Archery, Search n Rescue, Trapping, Muzzle Loading, Keystone Reptile 
At the end of the day, names will be drawn for many prizes which are either purchased by Sinnemahoning and May Hollow or donated.

**All children must be accompanied by an adult.**

Monday, July 29, 2019

Beautiful Baby Contest

Aug 5 at 5:30 PM – Aug 9 at 7:30 PM
 Cameron County Fair Grounds 

 Bring a picture of your baby, age 2 or under to be displayed at the fair throughout the week. Baby with the most money at the end of the week will win a basket of goodies and a Walmart gift card.

Calvin James Lane, III

On July 24, 2019 Calvin James Lane III entered in to eternal rest. Calvin was born and raised in Sterling Run, PA and recently moved to Dubois with his wife Jackie ( Guido) Lane. The son of Calvin James Lane (deceased) and Kathleen Marie (O'Brien) Lane was born in St. Marys on
 October 4,1972.

 Calvin had two sisters Anne Lane Conner (Chuck Conner) and Cindy Lane Eckenroad ( Scott Stover), 3 sons, Brady, Nathan and Joshua from this area, 2 stepsons Jaxon and Dakota who lived in Dubois. He also had a son Michael who preceded him in death and a brother Calvin James Lane, Jr. who died in infancy. Calvin was the grandfather to Aubrie Burkett who lives in Northeast, PA.

Mr. Lane was a graduate of Cameron County High School. Calvin was employed as a die setter most of his adult life. Family will remember that Calvin was a great cook, a hunter and fisherman. His favorite past time was spending time with his sons and family. Calvin enjoyed spending countless hours with his many nephews and nieces and was always the go to guy when they needed advice, a hug or just a smile. Calvin will be missed by his numerous cousins, aunts and uncles.

A memorial service will be held July 31st at Calvin's homestead, 19 Backroad, Driftwood
 ( Sterling Run). PA.
 Andrew Conner will officiate his uncle's service. Friends will be received at 1 PM until the time of service at 2 PM. 
Memorial contributions can be made to the family to defray the cost of funeral expenses.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Cameron County Sports Hall of Fame

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 5 PM – 8 PM
 Cameron County High School
 Emporium, PA 15834 
Hosted by Hometown15834

 Hometown Mentors, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipients for its biennial Cameron County Sports Hall of Fame. This year, there are two inductees. First is the long-time head coach of the Cameron County Football Team, Coach John Fragale. Coach Fragale grew up in Emporium, Pennsylvania and graduated from Cameron County High School in 1966. He served as the Head Coach for the 1999 Raider squad. He coached the Red Raiders for over 35 of years, until his retirement in 2012. In the course of his tenure coaching, Coach Fragale mentored hundreds of young men both on the field and off field, which earned him the nick-name of ‘Papa John.’

HMI will also induct the 1999 Red Raider Football Team. The 1999 Football Team is among the most successful sports teams in Cameron County High School history. The team notably achieved a 12-1 record, becoming both the Allegheny Mountain League and District Nine champions in the process. Some of the most memorable games during the 1999 historic season were the long-awaited twin victories over the rival Smethport Hubbers during the regular season and in the AML Championship Game, the record-setting 72-6 victory over the Ridgway Elkers, and the miraculous final drive and victory over the Sharpsville Blue Devils, which launched the Red Raiders to the final eight in the PIAA Class A playoffs. The 1999 Red Raider season ended with heartbreaking double overtime loss against the Bishop Carroll Huskies.

The 1999 Team and Coach Fragale will be honored in a ceremony held at the Cameron County High School Auditorium on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 5 p.m. All are encouraged to attend this event, and there is no admission fee. Any attendee desiring to donate to HMI will be able to do so at the ceremony. Questions about this event may be directed to Annette Campbell, Hall of Fame Project Manager and Joe Malizia, HMI President.

Some of you may ask, what is Hometown Mentors? 
 Below is a short description and further information can be found by visiting their website at 

 "The founder of HMI saw real needs in her rural, Pennsylvania, hometown of Emporium for help in making day to day life just a little more pleasant and she felt that there must be more former residents who want to find a way to give back to the place they call “Home”. She couldn’t be the only one.

During the initial research on how, exactly, to help bring money, experience and encouragement back home, she found that one way would be to have a nonprofit with an IRS tax exempt status of 501(c)3. Many can affirm that not much can be done, in the form of getting grants and major gifts, without having this status. So, she went to work to form a nonprofit corporation that would help the people still living in her hometown to be encouraged to move happily into the future.

With the enthusiastic help of a handful of volunteers who share her passion and love of Emporium, PA, Hometown Mentors was created. The status of “nonprofit charity” was certified by the IRS on December 8, 2011.

Over the next few years, the theory was proved and many worthwhile projects, private donations and grants gave encouragement back home. This volunteer corporation began to show Emporium, PA that she was not alone and the future would include all of us together. Through the help of social media, former residents from all over the world raised their hands saying, I want to help. Working together with the resident mentors, these former residents give personal donations. Local agencies and foundations, along with state and national corporations give grants and HMI continues to work together with all the stakeholders in Emporium to prove this theory.

If you are interested in details of the projects, you can find more detailed information about HMI at our website: The point is, that working together all of us can give back, pay it forward and make a difference in our hometown. A capitol building project is enthusiastically being studied to begin in 2018."

Rotary News

Rotarian & Senior Extension Educator for Penn State Cooperative Extension, Robin Kuleck, was the guest speaker at the Rotary luncheon meeting July 23rd educating the club on the invasive 
spotted lanternfly.

The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect from Asia currently found in southeastern Pennsylvania, and sightings have been reported in some neighboring states. The pest threatens important agricultural commodities, including the grape, hardwood, tree fruit, landscape and nursery industries - sectors that contribute nearly $18 billion annual to Pennsylvania’s economy.

This planthopper weakens plants by feeding on sap. It excretes a sticky, sugary substance called honeydew which attracts stinging insects, promotes the growth of sooty mold, and causes a messy nuisance for residents.

To help stop the spread of spotted lanternfly, the state has issued a quarantine order requiring the inspection of all items moving within or out of the area to prevent the transport of any living life state of the pest.

Any sightings can be reported to

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Church in the Park

Mark your calendars for Sunday, August 11th, 10 am at Sizerville State Park, pavilion 2. 
Bring a dish to pass for lunch after the service.

Emporium CMA Church 
 1284 Sizerville Rd 
 Emporium, PA 15834
 (814) 486-3562

Natural Mosquito Repellant

Mosquitos are an annual annoyance that comes with the arrival of warm, moist weather. Many of Pennsylvania’s native plants hold volatile oils that have a natural ability to repel mosquitos. You can help keep mosquitos at bay by planting these types if plants:
 Native mints -- field mint, mountain-mints 
Bee balms -- wild bergamot, purple bergamot, oswego-tea 
Ageratums -- mistflower, wild ageratum 
Sages -- lyre-leaved sage, lance-leaved sage
 Alliums -- wild onion, nodding onion, wild leek 

To activate the repelling powers of these plants, be sure to crush or bruise some the leaves to release the oils before heading out to enjoy the outdoors. 
Keep them in your pocket and enjoy all-natural bug repellant!

Rotary News

Rotarian, Bonnie Smith, presented the Mountain Melodies entertainment at the Rotary luncheon meeting July 23rd. They play once a month at the Guy & Mary Felt Manor and Aroma cafĂ© along with community events throughout the year. All performances are free, but donations are accepted towards the Gladys Schultz Memorial Scholarship Fund. Also performing some tunes were members of the First United Methodist Church Bell Choir. Guests attending the meeting with Bonnie Smith’s granddaughters, Lilly Wood and Lailie Cressley.

Herb Fair in nearby Coudersport

I've never been to this herb fair, but posting this for those that would like to travel over to nearby Coudersport to check it out.

1077 Cherry Springs Rd
 Coudersport, PA 16915 
 (814) 274-7419

Helping Fireflies Survive

I've enjoyed watching and catching fireflies since I was a child. As a child I never thought much about this mysterious species, but as an adult I can learn more about them! Click on this link to learn more about fireflies

East Fork Sportsmen's Club Sale

Facebook for Small Business Workshop

Have you been using Facebook for your business, but wonder how you can get more from it? What can you do to get more “likes”? What are these “Ads” all about? Do I need to sponsor my posts? Join us to learn how to get the most out of Facebook Business Pages. We’ll discuss getting started through proper planning, utilizing apps to help you manage Facebook, using insights, Facebook ads, creating quality content and more!

This workshop will teach you how to use Facebook as a marketing tool for your business by optimizing your time and efforts. You will learn how to grow your reach, expand your fan base, and build valuable relationships online.

This workshop is being offered by Clarion University SBDC on Friday, August 23, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 12:30 p.m.). It will be taught at the Community Education Center in St. Marys and will be offered via live videoconference at the Education Council’s Coudersport office. The cost is $20 per person. Registration is required. To register, Clarion SBDC at (814) 393-2060 or email

Friday, July 19, 2019

Rita T. Catalano

Rita T. Catalano, 89, of Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA formerly of 130 Sunrise Acres, Emporium, PA died at Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA Friday afternoon. (July 19, 2019) She was born April 2, 1930 a daughter to the late George and Anna Glasl Hornung On July 16, 1950 in St. Mark Catholic Church she married the late Romie Catalano who died September 17, 2015.

She is survived by two sons, Michael Catalano, Emporium; Jeffery Catalano, Clearfield; two daughters, Susan Catalano, Elizabethtown; Nancy Catalano Dill (Tim McGinnis), Emporium; five grandchildren: Angela, Israel, Anthony, Patrick & Duncan; three great grandchildren: Max, Jenna and Taylor, one brother, John Hornung, Huntingdon, PA; two sister-in-laws, Mary Catalano, Buffalo, NY and Julie Kinzel, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

In addition to her parents and  husband she was preceded in death by seven sisters, Catherine Caldwell, Clara Burgoon, Anna Myers, Pauline Malone, Alice Gutgsell, Betty Heary & Mary Lewis, four brothers, George, Simon, Max and Harold Hornung,

There will be No Visitation. 
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Monday (July 22, 2019) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant. Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium, PA

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Guy & Mary Felt Manor, 110 East 4th Street, Emporium, PA 15834 or to a charity of donors choice.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

GKN Emporium Employees Raise Funds for Cameron County Fireworks

GKN Emporium Employees Raise Funds for Cameron County Fireworks

A generous donation made by the GKN employees at the Emporium plant kicks of fundraising for the 2020 Cameron County Fireworks to be held Friday, July 3, 2020. The employees raise funds through the Hearts of Gold campaign.

Since July 4 falls on a Saturday in 2020, the fireworks will be held one day early to accommodate the schedule by the pyrotechnicians. The committee wants to thank the businesses, individuals, and volunteers who aided in this years success. The fireworks show continues to grow each year.

 Picture of check presentation includes L-R Cherokee Schneider (GKN employee) Meg Whiting (Cameron County Fireworks) and Rachel Krieg (GKN employee).

Pic of the Day

Photo of Weekend in the Wilds - Saturday, July 6

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Emporium Senior Center’s Grand Opening!

Emporium Senior Center’s Grand Opening!

Emporium Senior Center will be holding their official Grand Opening at their new location on Friday, August 2nd from 3pm-5pm. The Grand Opening provides a fun and festive occasion to come see the new building, to celebrate this opportunity for our community, and to help thank the people that made all of this possible! The Grand Opening plans to include light refreshments, giveaway drawings, and a Chinese Auction and should be a fun time for all.

 This is open to anyone in the community, but we ask that you please R.S.V.P by calling the center at 486-3707 by Monday, July 22nd, so that we can plan accordingly. Come celebrate with us!

Monday, July 15, 2019

Source to Tap Library Program

Do you wonder where our water comes from? Do you know how the water makes it into our faucets? Well, here’s your chance to learn all about our local water sources. The Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library is pleased to welcome Brian Budjanec from Sizerville State Park for a children’s program “Source to Tap” on Monday, July 29 from 1-2 p.m. The fun and educational program is geared towards area youth ages 4-12. Participants will spend a fun-filled afternoon with Budjanec, learning how our water is carried from nature to their spigot. Afterwards, they will make a rain stick for every participant to take with them.

 No sign up is needed, but attendees should wear sneakers or comfortable shoes, and bring their curiosity and positive attitudes! For more information, contact the Cameron County Library at

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Rotary News

Rotarian, Brian Harmon (right), introduced the guest speaker, Trooper, Brian Uhl, PSP Motor Enforcement Officer at the Rotary luncheon meeting July 9th. 

 Trooper Uhl is certified to inspect trucks and trailers making sure they are safe to be on the highways. He explained the different levels of inspections and noted that trucks coming through Cameron County are safe, although he is not certified to inspect any hazard material trucks. He also appreciate any calls or questions from area residents concerning the safety of trucks seen on the roads.

 August 21st is the annual Rotary picnic and tickets now on sale - $50.00. See Becky Pasquinelli at Northwest Bank or any Rotarian.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Kelly W. Daugherty

Kelly W. Daugherty, Jr., 67, of 324 W 4th St., Apt. 315, Emporium, PA died at Sena Kean Manor, Smethport, PA on Friday morning (July 12, 2019) 
He was born March 31, 1952 in Renovo, PA a son of the late Kelly W. and Iona L. Keller Daugherty, Sr. He married the late Lisa Buxton.

Kelly served with the US Marines and had served as a Past Commander of the Emporium VFW. He worked as a security guard at numerous places, mostly in the hospital.
 He was Methodist by faith and enjoyed fishing. 

Surviving are two sisters, Okeema (William) Woodring, Benezette and Rosemary Daugherty, Youngstown, Ohio; three nieces and four nephews.

 In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by two brothers, Dean O. Daugherty
 and Robert Losey.

At his request there will be No Services

Online Condolences may be placed at

Girls in the Parks Day

Girl scouts: Friday is the last day to register for the Girls in Parks Day here at 
Sinnemahoning State Park.
 Program will be held on Saturday, July 13th, 10 AM - 2 PM. Cost $5 per scout. 

 To register or for more information, visit…

Park Accepting Vendor Applications for First Fork Festival

Park Accepting Vendor Applications for First Fork Festival

Sinnemahoning State Park is now accepting applications for vendors and exhibitors for the 7th annual First Fork Festival, which will be held at the Wildlife Center on Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

The First Fork Festival celebrates the history and culture of the First Fork Sinnemahoning Valley, highlighting local authors, artists, craft makers and artisans. Surrounded by glorious fall color at Sinnemahoning State Park, this event drew over 1200 visitors last year.

A limited number of vendor spaces are available. Vendor spaces will be granted based on criteria, including, but not limited to past participation in the First Fork Festival, proximity to and relationship with the First Fork Valley and the PA Wilds, hand-made or personally crafted products, uniqueness and quality of product, and relevance of product to history and culture theme of the festival.

The vendor fee is $20.00 per exhibit space for early-bird registration paid by August 31, 2019. Fee is $30.00 per space if paid on or after September 1. All applications and payments must be received no later than Sunday, September 15, 2019.

For more information about the First Fork Festival, or to request a vendor application, please email the park office at or call 814-647-8401.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Mary Louise Nadji

Mary Louise Nadji, 93, of 232 East Allegany Avenue, Emporium, PA died at Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA Wednesday, July 10, 2019 night. She was born January 21, 1926 in Emporium, PA a daughter of the late Austin P. and Bertha Fye. On September 6, 1952 in St. Mark Catholic Church she married Stephen Nadji, who survives. Mary graduated from Emporium High School in the class of 1944. She retired from Sylvania where she had worked for many years. She was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Mary loved cooking and was very good at it.

In addition to her husband she is survived by one daughter, Cynthia Lilley, and one son, Stephen P. Nadji both of Emporium; three grandsons, James, Vincent and Keith and three great grandchildren; one sister, Barb Gibbs, Emporium.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Nadji in infancy; two brothers, Austin and Harold Fye; three sisters, Helen, Laura, and Clara. 

Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. 4th St., Emporium on Monday from 10:30-11:30 AM followed by Mass of Christian Burial to be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Monday (July 15, 2019) at 12:00 PM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.

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

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

Online Condolences may be placed at

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Bear Crossing

A friend had to make a quick stop on Rt 120 East of Emporium today to let this bear cross the highway. Tina, thanks for sending in your photo!

Deborah L. Stuart

Deborah L. Stuart, 67, of 421 Hunts Run Rd., Emporium, PA died at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA on Tuesday (July 9, 2019) afternoon following a lengthy illness. She was born October 26, 1951 in Kingston, PA a daughter of the late Arthur and Carolyn Moffitt May, Sr. On July 25, 1970 in First Presbyterian Church in Emporium she married M. Charles Stuart, Jr., who survives. Deborah graduated from Cameron County High School in the class of 1969. She loved her family and her greatest joy was being with her grandchildren as she was very involved in their lives.

In addition to her husband Charlie she is survived by two daughters, Staci (Steven) Brown and Sylvia (Doug) Homan both of Emporium; a special niece whom she helped raise, Amanda Ozenbaugh, Harrisburg; five grandchildren: Marcus, Dino, Hayden and Jax Brown and Conner Homan; one sister, Carol (Donald) Bowser and two brothers, Arthur (Rita) May and Steven (Karen) May all of Emporium as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents

At her request there will be no visitation or service.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library, Building Fund, 27 W. 4th St., PO Box 430, Emporium, PA 15834-0430 or to Geisinger Medical Center, 100 North Academy Ave., Danville, PA 17822 

 Online Condolences may be placed at

The Cameron County Food Pantry

The Cameron County Food Pantry will hold a distribution for people determined eligible on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 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.

Lunch @ Driftwood Senior Center

Girls Basketball Sign Ups

2019 Dream Makers Make-a-Wish Ride

The 2019 Dream Makers Make-a-Wish ride is coming upon us fast - Saturday, July 13! 

 Some of the great items being auctioned following the ride include a 50" TV, a Big Ben football, a Penguins basket, 2 weekends for 2 at Misty Pines in Sterling Run, and a Harley grille set! (...and SOOO much more). 
 Register at the Emporium VFW that day between 10am and 12 noon for $20 per person (all proceeds to be donated to Make-a-Wish). 

 Call Donna Heindel at 814 546 2888 with questions. 
 Hope to see you there.

Free Health Insurance Counseling

Apprise is a free health insurance counseling program -
 If you need assistance, please call 1-800-783-7067!
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Driftwood Senior Center

This beautiful hand made quilt tapestry is part of the 100 Mile yard Sale.
 Simply stunning and wonderful craftsmanship. 
Your donation of $10.00 or more can get you this stunning piece of artwork!

Movie Night @ the Rec. Center

Come join us for a fun family movie night! 
Call the Rec. Center to register. 
We would love to see you.

Cameron Co. SPCA Yard Sale

**Cameron Co. SPCA Yardsale**

 When: July 13th (this Saturday) 9am - 1pm 
Where: 4221 Rich Valley Rd Emporium, PA (Frank Galford's Residents) 

Everything will sell for donations! 
Please Share.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Drug Free Workplace

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 1pm – 3pm 
Community Education Council
 4 Erie Avenue Suite 200
 St. Marys, PA 15857 
 For more information or to register please contact:
 Sheri Larson, ADAS Prevention Program Manager 

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Sizerville Park

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Water Aerobics @ CCHS Pool

Classes are held at the Cameron County High School in Emporium
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Mountain Paws Grooming

Mountain Paws Grooming is a small pet grooming shop in the beautiful mountains of Emporium Pa. We offer services for dogs and cats of all sizes. 
Call Becca @ 814-594-7655 for appointments.

Family Picnic,Member/Member @ Country Club

July 21st is fast approaching and we would like to remind everyone to sign-ups for the Member/Member in the Pro Shop. It's a two person, better ball, 90% handicap. Cost is $40 and includes golf, skins, prizes and a Family Picnic ticket. Family Picnic will follow at 2:30. There will be a putting contest for kids, a golf relay, our island green on 18 and a BBQ picnic with BBQ'd beef and pork, beans, salad, and dessert. We will also have a Chinese Auction. We need donations for the auction,. Drop any donations off at the Pro Shop or contact Mary Jo Kahnell. 
Hope to see you on the 21st.

Facebook for Small Business

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SCAVENGER HUNT WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED ..... at the Little Museum Saturday July 13 at 1:00 PM at our Hot Dog Roast. Come and join us and mingle with those who participated. There were 21 registered participants who took the challenge. Drop in when we reveal who the lucky winners are, and enjoy some refreshments.

 ALL VOLUNTEERS of the Historical Society are also invited to join in. It's just a token of appreciation to join us for a brief afternoon and exchange some local historical stories. While you're there you might want to check out one our counties most unique treasure the "Little Museum" to see what's new this year. Grab your chair and come join us and discover a day in the life of Cameron County's history. Sponsored by the Cameron County Historical Society

Friday, July 5, 2019



A free magnetic list pad with any purchase $10+** {$1.50-$3 Value} 
 A free hand soap with any purchase $20+ {$6.50 Value}** 
 Spend $50+, receive a Gift Certificate for $10 off your next purchase through 8/31/19 {$10 Value}

 Plus, new items have been added to the Clearance rack & will be put out for a sidewalk sale! 
Stop in to cool off or just to visit! - - 15 E. 4th St., Emporium 
 **Limit one per customer. While supplies last. 
Substitutions may be made if sold out.
CDH Designs on Main Street in Emporium

Thursday, July 4, 2019

22nd Annual 100 Mile Yard Sale

22nd Annual 100 Mile Yard Sale 

Believe it or not it is almost time for the 22nd annual 100 Mile Yard Sale. The dates are July 19th and 20th of 2019.  July 19, 8:00 AM – Jul 20, 5:00 PM 

This is a 2 day event held each year to bring people to this wonderful area. Registration for this event begins March 1, 2019 and runs till May 1, 2019.Our Annual 100 Mile Yard Sale brings in people from all over the United States and parts of Canada. 
This event goes along Route 879 outside of Clearfield, Pa. 

  Visit for more information

Rick's Services

For those who Haven't heard we are moving 2 miles west of Emporium on 120 to help improve our services. We do minor to major Automotive work. 
We are starting the move Monday July 1st will still be in our current location for inspection and minor repairs till we finish our relocation for more room and more parking.
 814- 507-1381 Ricky Banks

Rotary News

Cathy Straub, guest speaker at the July 2nd Rotary luncheon meeting presented a slide show of photographs from a July 2018 Alaska trip. The travel included Cathy and husband, Ken, Linda Slyder and Meg Whiting, along with Cathy’s lifelong friends, Rita Zuchelli and Denise and Wes Bernard. Photos documented a 4 day trip of local cities, glaciers, state and national parks, a trip by rail and a 7 day cruise through the Inside Passage. The photos captured wildlife in Alaska including a grizzly bear, moose, bald eagles, golden eagles, ptarmigans, fox, salmon, whales and seals. 

 Guests attending the meeting were Mariah Reed and Linda Slyder.

Happy 4th of July from Cameron County!

Wishing everyone a safe, happy 4th of July! 

How lucky we are to live in this land of freedom.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Upcoming Happenings @ the Emporium Senior Center:

Upcoming Happenings @ the Emporium Senior Center: All are welcome to attend. 

 Thursday, July 4th— Closed for Independence Day. 

 Monday, July 8th—“Fraud Bingo” Program with George Dillman @ 12:30pm—Come join us for this fun, informative activity! 

 Tuesday, July 9th—Club Meeting @ 1pm—All members encouraged to attend. 

 Wednesday, July 10th—“Health Tips for 2019” @ 9am with Donna Thomas from UPMC Cole!

 Tuesday, July 16th—FREE Blood Pressure/Blood Sugar Screenings from 11-11:30am. “Fatigue” Program to follow! 

 Wednesday, July 17th—Supper Club @ 5pm! Sunday, July 21st—Bingo @ 1pm! 

Monday, July 22nd— “25 Ways to Wellness” @9am with Renee Johnstonbaugh  

Monday, July 29th—Summer Painting Class with Anna Cass @ 1pm—Please call ahead to sign up. Cost for this class is $25.

Quilt Show Friday Evening

Quilt Show Friday Evening

Weekend in the Wilds begins Friday July 5 at 5 pm at the First Presbyterian Church when the Cameron County Quilters will host a quilt show in conjunction with the Pie and Ice Cream Social. 

Music will be provided by Mountain Melodies. The quilt on the left is our 2019 raffle quilt Woodland Sunset and will be on display at the event. All money raised will be donated back to local charities. The Quilters are excited to announce that they are in the process of making a patriotic quilt which will be given to a local veteran on Veterans Day. 

We hope you will join us for some delicious pie and ice cream from the Creamery in State College, delightful music and see what we’ve been stitching this year.

Jr. Triathlon / Iron Man Competition

Friday, August 2, 2019 at 6 PM – 10 PM
 CCHS school Pool
 601 Woodland Ave
 Emporium, Pa 15834 

 The pool,with the help of the swim team, will be hosting a junior Triathlon/ Iron man competition for students age 8 to 18. Where they will swim, bicycle, then run. Triathlon participants will have a 3 person team. each person will complete on leg of the race. Iron man participants are individuals that will complete all three legs by themselves. Stop by the pool or chambers for more information.