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Friday, February 28, 2020

Multi Level Aerobics Class with Barb Grimone

Multi Level Aerobics Class with Barb Grimone

Monday - Wednesday - Friday
 6:30 am to 7:30 am

Tuesday and Thursday 
 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Stop in anytime and join Barb for her upbeat exercise class. 
Just beginning to exercise? Work at your own level!

Any questions please call 814-486-1321 or stop in during staffed hours. 
Everyone is welcome.

Click on this link to find out the additional services that are offered at Emporium Wellness Center. 24/7 access is available and Monday through Friday.

A Exercise Leader/Wellness Coordinator is onsite to answer any questions you may have.

Emporium Wellness Center 
 288 Sizerville Rd. 
 Emporium, PA 15834

Olean Community Wide Garage Sales

Olean Community Wide Garage Sales
 Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9 AM – 4 PM 
 Olean, New York  

MAY 16 – OLEAN’s COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE, the greater Olean area, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce is encouraging people to get up in their attics, basements, and garages and start sorting and cleaning. For more information on the garage sale, please contact the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce at 716/372-4433.

Listen to District 9 Championship Games Live

Awesome news! 
Thanks to Hunter Station Golf Club & Lodge Open to the Public, E & G Auto Plus, Inc, Kaytee's Family Restaurant and Marketplace and Rhonda Ramsey's Hair Salon we will be bringing you live video coverage from the District 9 championship games Saturday from Clarion University's Tippin Gym via our sister site's Facebook page 
(We hope to have an embedded link on as well.

Check out the site Saturday for all the details and make sure to like all those business on Facebook! - The games will include North Clarion vs. Coudersport girls' Class 1A at 3 p.m.; Ridgway vs. Clarion boys' Class 2A at 5 p.m. and Elk County Catholic vs. Cameron County boys Class 1A at 7 p.m.

Ryan Grimm Announces Candidacy for State Representative

Ryan Grimm, 27, of St. Marys, has announced his candidacy for State Representative in the 75th District. The seat, which includes both Elk and a portion of Clearfield County, will be vacated by State Representative Matt Gabler in January 2021. Grimm filed 31 pages of petitions from Elk and Clearfield counties in Harrisburg on Monday, February 17th.

Ryan Grimm attended Slippery Rock University and majored in Environmental Studies. He chose to return to the area and is currently employed at the Elk County Conservation District as a Resource Conservation Technician.

 Grimm says he understands the needs of our area, “A wholesome and steady economy that allows for hard work to truly pay off is important to everyone.” Wise stewardship of tax-payer dollars is a major initiative of Ryan Grimm’s campaign, “I understand the needs of families that live paycheck to paycheck.”

A native of Cameron County, Ryan Grimm was regularly influenced by his strong commitment to family and his community. Grimm developed a robust team dynamic where he was often a leader in sports, “I have always appreciated the teachers, mentors, and coaches that have shaped my character throughout the years, so I know how critical education and extracurricular activities are to families in our area.” From a young age, Ryan Grimm was drawn to the outdoors and is truly passionate about maintaining a healthy environment. “I’m an avid hunter and fisherman, and I know how important Elk and Clearfield Counties’ forests and streams are to residents and tourists alike.” 

Grimm currently lives with his wife, Taylor, and their dog, “Gerty” in Saint Marys, where they enjoy spending time off together hunting or playing in community sports leagues. Grimm’s wife is a nurse. “Her experience has shown me the need for additional support services for the aging population of our region as well as the major need for improved counseling and rehabilitation services for those struggling with alcohol and drug addiction in Elk and Clearfield Counties.”

Ryan Grimm, a local outdoorsman and family man, says he is looking forward to the opportunity to represent the area he knows so well, “I’m thrilled to be your Democratic candidate for the 75th district of Pennsylvania and I hope to win your votes in order to improve our hometown communities.”

Follow Ryan via Facebook 

Rich Valley Wines Winter Hours

Open this weekend! 

The Cameron Lodge Vacation Rental

Planning a stay in Cameron County?  Take a moment to look at the beautiful Cameron Lodge vacation rental. If your looking for a group rental or private escape, this lodge is for you. 

Follow them on Facebook @

 Book your rental by clicking on this link and review all this lovely home has to offer.

Hunter Trapper Education Class for Cameron County

Please share. Hunter Trapper Education class is scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the Woodland Elementary School in Emporium. Ages 11 and up can register by clicking this link. 

You may also go to the Pa. Game Commission website and click the Education tab and then the class calendar. This will be the only Hunter Ed class in Cameron County for 2020.

Cameron County Youth Wild Game Dinner

After skipping a year we are bringing back the Youth Wild Game Dinner on March 14, 2020. 

 There is limited space so please register early. If there are issues registering, contact Don Bickford at 814-598-0381 or Ryan Magaro at 814-603-2633. Adults bring a youth. Youth free, adults by donation. See you there!
Please registrar using this link 

Cameron County Youth Activities Home Page 

Facebook Page 

Raider Playoff Game Saturday @ Clarion Univ.

Raider flag @ Hygrade Inn 

The Red Raider flags will be up in downtown Emporium tomorrow in support of CCHS boys basketball team as they travel to Clarion University tomorrow evening for the playoff game with ECC. Game time starts at 7 pm. in the Tippin Gym at Clarion University. After that…it’s on to States! Good luck Raiders! 

 Red Raider flags are available for purchase. Price is $45 If you would like a flag email me at

North Central PA Survey

The North Central PA Regional Planning and Development Commission has received funding that will provide us the opportunity to identify and work towards resolving unserved and underserved broadband areas in our six counties ( Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter.)

 With your help in completing the survey ( we can identifying specific issues in our communities and together, improve commodities that can help rural America grow!!

Gallery 29

Gallery 29, located in nearby Saint Marys, will host local artist John Sidelingers
 paintings this Saturday.
 Free admission!

Gallery 29
50 South Saint Marys Street 
Saint Marys, PA 15857 
 (814) 594-8954 

Emporium Artist John Sidelinger

Article and photo credit of By Brianne Fleming Feb 27, 2020

 ST. MARYS — An Emporium artist with a passion for painting local landscapes will have around 12 pieces displayed at Gallery 29 on South St. Marys Street starting Friday.

John Sidelinger, originally from Erie, has lived in Emporium since 1978, but has a passion for Elk County, since his father and other family members were from the St. Marys and Kersey areas.

“When I was kid and I would be in the woods, I had such an appreciation for what I saw,” he said. “It was a magical place to me back then.”

Although Sidelinger recalls having some glimmerings of an interest in art growing up, and doing some drawings in college, he said he was flattered when people began to take notice. He drew for Pennsylvania Sportsman Magazine for 25 years.

Sidelinger worked as a forester for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) for many years. Wildlife and nature artwork has always been his focus.

He said he aims to convey his feelings through the artwork — the feel, smells and the sky over the woods, he said.

“I’ve heard people say, ‘I feel like I’ve been there,’” he said. “When I paint something, I want to evoke a pleasing experience or a memory.”

Gallery 29 Owner Jesse Gradl and partner Pete Winklbauer said they are grateful Sidelinger chose to be a part of this exhibit.

He has “unparalleled” attention to detail, Winklbauer said.

“I think John’s work is as good as I’ve seen anywhere in wildlife art,” he said.

Sidelinger has his paintings on display at the Cameron County Artisan Center, but primarily, he said, his artwork is for himself. He wakes up at about 3 or 4 a.m. each day, when it’s peaceful and there are no distractions, to paint.

He never forces a painting, Sidelinger adds, the idea should just be there. He won’t paint something to which he has no emotional connection.

Lately, Sidelinger has been painting lions, tigers and chimpanzees, different from his elk-themed artwork, he says. His favorite pieces are an elk painting and tiger head he created.

“I’m excited to have my work here — it’s local and there’s a sense of community,” Sidelinger says of the St. Marys gallery.

Article and photo credit of By Brianne Fleming Feb 27, 2020

Comedian Comedy @ Rich Valley Wines

Come out and enjoy the clean comedy of Dan Viola at Rich Valley Wines.

As a husband and father of 7 kids, Dan connects with any audience, especially those willing to think "outside of the gutter." Drawing on his background as a game show host, parent, teacher, coach, and salesman, he will entertain without insulting.

 Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 8 PM 
 Rich Valley Wines 
400 East Allegheny Ave
Emporium, PA 15834

 Tickets · $15 via Eventbrite

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Scott Anthony Carlson

Scott Anthony Carlson, 46, of Baltimore Maryland, passed away in Baltimore on Sunday, 
February 9, 2020. 
Scott was born on July 18, 1973 in Okinawa, Japan, the son of LaVern Carlson of Austin and Denise Reed of Emporium. 
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother,  Michael Carlson of Pittsburgh, half sisters , Beth Carlson and Crystal Carlson, both of Emporium. 

No other details are available at this time. 

The Cameron County Project Extends a Thank You!

The Cameron County Project would like to thank the local businesses that hosted our Dinner and Drafting Sessions providing our leadership team, volunteers, and fellow residents space to share a meal, talk about the wonderful stories shared with us, and draft our Cameron County Value Statements. We extend a sincere, “Thank you!” to Aroma Café, Driftwood Saloon and Grill, Cabin Kitchen, and Pizza Palace.

We’re excited to share our Cameron County Value Statements and ask residents, camp owners, and people who work and play in Cameron County – “Did We Get This Right?” by having a variety of ways, both in person and online, for our friends and neighbors to review and comment on the statements through March and April. 

This process will allow the project to conclude Phase 2 of the Community Heart and Soul process and begin transitioning to Phase 3: A #CamCoProud Vision of our Future, this May.

 For more information about the Cameron County Project:, like us on facebook: @CamCoProject or call Jess Herzing, Project Coordinator: 814-486-0612 x 100.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Bradford's 2020 Town-Wide Garage Sale

 Bradford's 2020 Town-Wide Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, May 30th.

This year, businesses in Historic Downtown Bradford will be joining in by holding Sidewalk Sales.

This event is sponsored by the Downtown Bradford Business District Authority (DBBDA). The DBBDA functions as the Promotions Committee for the Bradford Main Street Program.

For more information, please contact: Sarah Matzner Main Street/Elm Street Coordinator 814-368-7170 ext. 111

Memorial For Jeffrey S. Smeal, Aka "Weebull", "Pickle Man"

A Memorial For Jeffrey S. Smeal, Aka "Weebull", "Pickle Man" will be held Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 1 PM at the JeeppInn 444 River Rd, Weedville, Pennsylvania 15868

Ridgway Town Wide Yard Sale

Save the Date! 
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9 AM – 3 PM

Moose Olympics!

Mark your calendars for our Moose Olympic!! 

March 14 1:00pm-? $5/person or $10 a team of 2!

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Susan C. Beidler

Susan C. Beidler, 76, of 447 Fable Road, Hedgesville, West Virginia died at Hospice of the Panhandle in Kearneysville, West Virginia on Monday evening (February 24, 2020). She was born April 30, 1943 in St. Marys, PA a daughter of the late Carl E. and Pansy Greenan Smith. On July 10, 1965 in St. Mark Catholic Church, Emporium, PA she married Arthur Beidler, who survives. Susan graduated with a bachelor degree from Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA. She retired from the Central Intelligence Agency after many years of employment. She was a member of the Delectable Mountain Quilting Guild.

In addition to her husband she is survived by a son, Adam C. Beidler (Jane), Reston, VA; daughter, Barbara B. Bohlinger (Patrick), Jenison, MI; three grandsons: Kyle, Kevin and Steven Bohlinger; one granddaughter, Claire Collins; sister, Joann (Jack) D'Ambrosio, Pittsburgh; brother, Steve Smith, Emporium.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her step mother, 
Theresa "Daisy" Grillo Smith.

Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. 4th St., Emporium, PA on 
Tuesday from 2:00-4:00 PM. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.

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

Online Condolences may be placed at

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Ralph H. Rosian

Ralph H. Rosian Date of Death: 2/24/2020 

 Ralph H. Rosian, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Patton passed away February 24, 2020 at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. He was born October 25, 1930 in Patton, the son of Fredrick and Nellie (Sickler) Rosian, Sr.

 In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Jean Rosian, second wife Patty Schultz, son Robbie Rosian, great granddaughter Trinity Short, sister Grace Peirce, brothers Paul Rosian and Fredrick Rosian, Jr.

 He is survived by his daughter Jennifer Lynn (Joseph) Short, Emporium, grandchildren Christopher Short and fiancée Alicia Berry, Rebecca Short and Cathleen (Scott) Barrett, brother Raymond (Betty) Rosian, Johnstown and several nieces and nephews. 

He served in the US Marine Corp during the Korean War. Ralph was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Patton and Westmont United Methodist Church.

 Friends will be received from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 pm Friday at Stevens Funeral Home, Inc. 1004 North Fifth Avenue Patton. Funeral service 11:00 am Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Patton by Rev. Joseph Short and Rev. John Mize co-officiating.

 Interment Fairview Cemetery, Patton. 
Full military rites will be accorded by John White VFW Post 779 and Walter McCoy American Legion Post 614. 

In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to the Westmont United Methodist Church 1428 Menoher Blvd. Johnstown, PA 15905. 


Hot Sausage Sale

The Emporium Senior Center will be holding a Hot Sausage Sale on Saturday, March 28th from Noon until 2pm. All proceeds benefit your local senior center.

4-H Field Day at Sinnemahoning State Park

4-H Field Day at Sinnemahoning State Park

Registration is still open for the 4-H Regional Wildlife Field Day, to be held on Saturday, February 29th, from 9 AM to 4 PM at Sinnemahoning State Park.

Kids ages 8-18, join us for an exciting day of hands-on activities designed to teach youth about healthy ecosystems, including the important roles of animals, plants, and aquatic habitats. Open to 4-H members across Pennsylvania, this fun, educational event includes four workshops taught by professional educators from PA Game Commission, PA Fish and Boat Commission, Potter County Conservation District, Penn State Extension, PA State Parks, and more!

Are you up for a challenge? The workshops of this event will prepare the youth for the final challenge. This “challenge” activity will ask participants to apply what they have learned throughout the day in order to navigate through the steps of solving a mock environmental incident and devise ways to raise awareness around environmental problems.

Important details:

Who is Invited: youth ages 8-18 as of January 1, 2020.
Where: Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park, 4843 Park Rd, Austin PA
When: Saturday, February 29, 2020, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Cost: free to registered 4-Hers
To Register: call 814-486-3350 or email
Requirements: Participants MUST be registered in their county’s 4-H Program to attend.
To Join 4-H: visit or contact your local 4-H Educator
What to Bring: Participants should bring a lunch and a reusable water bottle and dress for the weather. This event will have both indoor and outdoor workshops.

Rotary Wine & Cheese this Saturday

The 2020 Emporium Rotary Club Wine & Cheese Scholarship Fundraiser tickets are now available from any Rotary member.

This is the 16th Wine & Cheese tasting social and it will be held this Saturday, February 29 from 7-10 pm at O'Connell Hall social room.

Raffles this year will be a 50/50, a dessert basket, a coffee basket, a booze basket and a
 lottery ticket board.
Must be 21 years old to attend.

Red Raider Playoff Game 2/26/20

Raider Boys will play the 2nd district playoff game against Clarion -Limestone
Wednesday in Clearfield at 7:30
Player bus leaves @ 4:30.

Good Luck Raiders!

Emporium Moose Birthday Celebration!

Emporium Moose Birthday Celebration! 

 Stop in this Saturday 10 am-close for our 80th birthday open house!! 
Not a member? Stop in and join. 
Open pool all day.. open jukebox starting at 7 pm.

Sinnamahoning Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Sinnamahoning Annual Easter Egg Hunt

 Saturday, April 11, 2020 from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM 
 Sinnamahoning Ball Field 

 Come and find the Easter Eggs the bunny has hid in the ball park and meet the Easter Bunny. There will be hot dogs, chips and drinks as well as a basket of goodies for each child.
 And of course the drawing for a Stuffed Rabbit.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Tax Help Table

To clarify, this event will be to assist with Rent Rebate forms specifically, not general tax forms.

Sinnemahoning Sportsmen's Club

There's always something going on at the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen's Club.
 If you haven't been there, it's time to check it out!

4-H Air Rifle Practice

CameronCounty OutdoorYouth Activites 

We are in full swing each Thursday evening at our 4H Air Rifle practices. We have our largest participation yet in our 9 years at 30 shooters. It is great to see the young people interested in shooting sports and we are hopeful that it will evolve into other shooting sports, such as trap, rifle, archery, etc. If there is anyone out there will to help coordinate and coach get in touch. I believe we could have some interested young people. It takes time a dedication but is worth it.

 Contact Don Bickford at (814) 598-0381

Elk Escape Room

February 23rd @ 12:00-2:00- Elk Escape Room

 Escape rooms are all the rage these days and our staff has designed their own just for you! Think you have what it takes to escape? In this escape room our elk biologist Molly Werner has gone missing and we need you to help search her office for clues to her whereabouts. The program will run every half hour from 12-2pm and is free. You can pre-register by emailing or by calling 814-787-5173

Sinnemahoning Campground Hosts Needed

Volunteers needed to serve as campground hosts at Sinnemahoning this season.

Volunteer campground hosts serve as "live-in" greeters at the state park campground and assist campers, provide information about the park, and perform light maintenance as needed.

Free camping is provided in exchange for 40 hours of work per week. Plenty of free time is available for enjoying nature or recreating nearby.

If you are interested or would like more information, please contact the Sinnemahoning State Park office at or call 814.647.8401.

James Jones

I know many of you read the blog Solomons Words for the Wise. Jim Jones runs this site and Facebook page. Jim has recently had some health issues and he is in the hospital recovering from heart surgery.

 If you would like to send him a card his address is
 James Jones
 Gates Vascular Institute 
875 Ellicott Street
 Buffalo, NY 14203

Friday, February 21, 2020

Read Across America

Volunteer opportunity- Read to the Elementary students!  
Contact Andrea Lewis at the Woodland Elementary school, 486-4000 ext 2145 to schedule!

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Create Enrollment Video & Spring Craft

Celebrate with me the opening of enrollment in my upgraded membership group!

Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9:30 AM

You will learn all about my monthly subscription boxes, and how to enroll! There are two options to choose from, and enrollment is only open for 3 days, and reopens only every 3 months. Say hi and chat with me, or ask questions about this new service to further encourage your creativity, while I create a special spring project! 
There is an incentive for sharing this video- tune in live or on the replay!
Sally Azzato 
 (814) 335-4189

The 5th Annual Pork & Cork Event

It's not too early to Save the Date for the 5th Annual Pork &  Cork fundraising event!

The Sylvan Heritage Councils signature event is our Pork & Cork fundraiser. Held each June at the Andrews Farm at Salt Run, this major fundraising event includes dinner, local brews and wines, live music, silent auctions, and so much fun – all for a great cause.

 Our Mission: 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. 

 About us: The Sylvan Heritage Council was formed in January 2007 of a group of local residents who hold true to the belief that beautification and preservation are the key to any successful community. We differ in our backgrounds and experiences, but we share a common vision and passion for making our hometown the best it can possibly be.

Funding is Available for Snowmobile & ATV Projects Throughout PA.

Funding is Available for Snowmobile & ATV Projects Throughout PA.

DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn states “We know improved riding means more visitors to areas where their numbers can have a positive economic impact on nearby communities.” Statewide PA has 179,017 active registered ATVs.

Where will Cameron County be in this?
 I still have hope a designated ATV Trail can coexist in the wilds of Cameron County.

Teen Paint & Sip is a Success

Attendees of the recent Teen Paint & Sip at the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library had a great time working on their artwork with local artist, Sarah Nolan at the helm. The event was a huge hit and the library will definitely look to do another one in the future.

Cash Bash @ CC Vets Club

STILL IN NEED : The Auxiliary Post 6221 will be having the Cash Bash March 7th. Any donations for the Chinese auction would be greatly appreciated. You can purchase tickets here at the Vets Club. You are not needed to be present to win. 

 Questions? Call (814) 486-3078

Camp Cadet Sign Ups

Northern Tier Camp Cadet (NTCC) is an overnight camp for youth, ages 12 and 13, who live in Tioga, Cameron, and Potter Counties. 

Starting on Monday and Ending on Friday with Graduation! We will start visiting your children's schools throughout the month of March to talk to 6th and 7th grade students about the camp and answer any questions they may have! If you are interested please check out either website I have provided for more information or to fill out the application. Thank you!!!

Applications are due by April 17th

Sinnemahone Triple Crown Adds New Twists

Sinnemahone Triple Crown Adds New Twists

The successful launch of the Sinnemahone Triple Crown in 2019 brought numerous suggestions moving forward and organizers are moving on those ideas. Starting today competitors can register for all three events and save $25 on the registration fees. The other change is adding a team competition to the event.

Those registering for the April 4, Sinnemahone Canoe and Kayak, September 26 Sinnemahone Gravel Bike Race and October 17 Sinnemahone Ultra Trail Run are guaranteed swag and $25.00 off registration fees. Registrations are only accepted in person or by phone ( 814-486-4314) at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce office through March 16.

A team event was the suggestion from long-time canoe competitor Ken Gerg. Three people may register as a team. Each member of the team will compete in one of the events. The team with the lowest cumulative time will win the Team trophy. Divisions will include Mixed, Male, Female and Youth. The competitors must compete in the longest distance offered in each of the events. Organizers hope this will encourage more spectators at each of the events.

All the events are open to competitors seeking to only compete in the April, September of October options. Registration for the Sinnemahone Canoe and Kayak is open online at

Cameron County Food Pantry

Cameron County Food Pantry 

 The Cameron County Food Pantry will hold a distribution for people determined eligible on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 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

Campground Host Needed @ Lakeview Store

We are looking for dependable, friendly, campground host for this coming 2020 season.If you have any interest in learning more about hosting with us.
 Please give us a call at 814 647 8657 for further details. Thank You!

Queen Esther Theater Trip

Travel with Off The Grid Travel Lancaster PA. We will have a family style Lunch at Hershey Farm before continuing to Sight and Sound theater where, "The Bible comes to life." Queen Esther is a new production to the theater in 2020. Be one of the first to witness this amazing performance! Our seats are in sections 101 Row R, Section 102 Rows Q-T, Section 103 Rows L-Q The rate for this trip is $150.00. The rate includes: Family Style Meal at Hershey Farm Theater Tickets Motorcoach transportation All Gratuities.

Trip pick up schedule is as follows: Coudersport 7:30am (across from legion) Emporium 8:05am (Caldwell's parking lot) St. Mary's 8:35am (Depot St. parking garage)

Please fill out a form for each person attending.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

"Fly Tying" Class For Beginners

Trout Unlimited "Fly Tying" Class For Beginners 

Jim Zwald Chapter 314 of Trout Unlimited, serving Elk and Cameron counties will conduct weekly fly tying classes for beginners starting on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 and ending Tuesday, March 24, 2020.

Classes will be held at the St. Mary's Area Middle School library , 979 S. St. Marys Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857 from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM.

Equipment and materials are available on a limited basis free to new attendees ages 10 to 90+. Additionally, experienced tiers are welcome to attend and enjoy " tying and lying" with others who enjoy the hobby.

Please pre-register by calling or emailing Murray Neeper 594-1225,, or Kylie Maland 512-8147,

North Central Human Services Plan Public Survey

North Central Human Services Plan Public Survey

February 18, 2020, Ridgway, PA – The North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission (North Central) is conducting a survey for the purpose of identifying critical gaps in the region’s transportation system, especially those related to transportation access issues for low income individuals, seniors, and people with disabilities.

The survey, developed in cooperation with a local Steering Committee, will help identify gaps in public transportation services and result in priority projects and recommendations to improve access to transportation in the region. In order to efficiently gather public transportation needs, potential target strategies, implementation objectives, and coordination opportunities, this Survey is extremely important to us. If you could take a few minutes out of your day to complete and submit your survey responses, it would be greatly appreciated. Hard copies of the survey are available through North Central.

Public Outreach Survey Link: 

We respect your time and cooperation, and look forward to reviewing your input, which will be used as we develop our Coordinated Public Transit – Human Services Transportation Plan. The deadline for completing the survey is Friday, April 17, 2020.

Read more about North Central here

Basketball Playoff Games this Week

Girls Basketball Playoff Game vs. Otto Eldred will be played in Kane on 
Thursday, February 20, at 6 p.m. 

 Boys Basketball Playoff Game vs. North Clarion will be played in Kane on
 Friday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m.

Early Start Program - College Credits while at CCHS

This is a great type of program to take advantage of if your child is considering college!

 Do you want to pay a LOT less for your son/daughter to earn college credits?

CCSD has an agreement with Mansfield University to help you do just that. For only $50 per credit, your son or daughter can take online courses and receive college credit that should easily transfer to another school of choice after graduation.

Courses offered this summer include:

Just imagine your son or daughter graduating high school with up to 36 earned college credits! It is possible. That's $1,800 now instead of $20,000+ tuition later!!

More information is available in the CCHS Guidance Office or students can speak directly to 
Dr. Wolfe.

An online application for this Early Start Program can be found at 

Emergency Response Drills

CCSD will conduct Emergency Response Drills at Woodland Elementary on Thursday, February 20th and at the High School on Tuesday, February 25th.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

St Mark Community Day Care is Hiring

Blood Drive in nearby Austin

The Austin Area School will be hosting a blood drive with American Red Cross in the school gymnasium February 19, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This year, the National Honor Society has switched organizations from Community Blood Bank to American Red Cross because CBB no longer comes to rural areas.
 All presenting donors will receive a $10 Sheetz gift card and a Red Cross water bottle! 
We hope to see you there!

Father- Daughter Dance

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CC Little League Board Meeting 2/18/2020

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments join us this evening for our board meeting.
 Online Registrations are still happening at


Want to show you're #CamCoProud and spread some morale boosting positivity? Of course you do!! Who Wouldn't? We found more of our ✨vinyl window clings✨🎉 We want to get them into your hands and onto your windows, vehicles, know, places where others will 👀 how much you 💚 Cam Co. Comment on our Facebook page or shoot us a PM and we'll get one to you

Indoor Sale @ Edgewood Hall

Spring is here and with it the sales begin! This sale will be held in nearby Elk County. 
Interested parties may contact the number provided for details. 
I did not see this on any specific Facebook page.

Trout Stocking Schedules

Trout stocking schedules from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission are now available at my local offices, online at and at the FishBoatPA mobile app.

The schedule is searchable by county, lists the waterways in alphabetical order, and indicates stocking dates and the species of trout that will be stocked. The commission plans to once again stock approximately 3.2 million trout in 707 streams and 130 lakes open to public angling. PFBC plans to double the amount of trophy-sized trout being stocked to approximately 60,000 fish, 70% of which are slated to be stocked during the preseason.

April 18 is the statewide opening day of trout season. Be sure to mark your calendar!

For more information on trout stocking, trout season and how to obtain a 2020 fishing license, visit