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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Rotary News

 


Local election was the topic at the Rotary luncheon meeting, September 29th. Chief Clerk & Election Director, Brenda Munz (middle), Misty Lupro (left), Assistant Chief Clerk & Assistant Election Director, along with Rotarian and Commissioner, Lori Reed, held a question and answer forum on the upcoming election. In May, new voting machines were purchased along with scanners. The ladies assured the group the local election is very safe and secure. All measures have been taken to insure voting poles will be properly sanitized with social distancing. To date 619 people have applied for absentee ballots and 538 have been returned.

The Bear Den Pop Up Lunch Event ~ Last one for the Season


 

We'll be in town tomorrow from 11am-3:30pm.

This will be our last pop-up event in town for the season so be sure to stop by! 
 We will also be opening the restaurant on Wednesdays, starting next week.

Fall Festival @ Masons Farm October 10

 


We are pleased to announce that we will be having our Fall Festival this year.

 Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 10th, from 1-4pm.

 We had to make some changes due to Covid and the safety of everyone who attends. 
We will not be able to have games this year but will still have lots of fun. 
 Pumpkins will be available for purchase. 
 Hope to see you and all the little ones.

And the fun will continue into the night! 



Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Evelyn Ackman


 Evelyn Ackman, 88, formerly of Old West Creek Road, died Monday, September 28, 2020, in Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium where she has been a resident since 2017.

 Born July 16, 1932 in Rew, she was the daughter of John and Mabel Lindquist Johnson. On October 17, 1953 in Emporium she married Milbert “Cappy" Ackman who died October 28, 2001. Evelyn was a 1950 graduate of Bradford High School, was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Emporium and with her husband was co-owner of Cappy's Clothes from 1976 to 2017 also in Emporium. She was known for her knitting and her signature Christmas Stockings which she gifted to family & friends. 

Survivors include: one son, Douglas Ackman of Sacramento, CA; three sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law, Barbara Johnson of Smethport, Joan Ackman of Emporium, and Wilma and Don Davidson of Erie; and many nieces and nephews.

 In addition to her husband she was predeceased by an infant daughter Tamara, three sisters and 
four brothers. 

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 3, at 1:00 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Joseph Short, pastor, officiating. 
Friends will be received at the church for one hour prior to the services.

 Burial will be in Newton Cemetery, Emporium. 

 Memorials, if desired, may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 306 Spruce St., or Guy & Mary Felt Manor, 110 E Fourth St., both in Emporium, PA 15834. 

Arrangements are under the direction of the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium.

Adelaide J. "Addie" Gustafson


Adelaide J. "Addie" Gustafson, 90, of 502 E. Howard St., Bellefonte, PA formerly of Emporium died at Centre Crest Nursing Home, Bellefonte, PA on Friday, September 25, 202. She was born May 1, 1930 in St. Marys, PA a daughter of the late Frank and Frances Koss Bosnik. On May 21, 1955 in St. Marks Catholic Church she married Robert G. Gustafson, who survives. 

Mrs. Gustafson graduated from Central Catholic High School in St. Marys. She retired after many years from Sylvania Electric and later at Sears Roebuck & Co. in Emporium. She was a member of the St. Mark Catholic Church where she was involved with C. D. of A., Rosary Society, Curcillo, Charismatic and was involved in starting the Blue Army Cell in Emporium. She did extensive volunteering for many church groups and other organizations. 

In addition to her husband she is survived by two sons, Robert E. Gustafson, Louisville, KY and Michael J. Gustafson and his wife Darcy, State College, PA; four grandchildren: Matthew, Taylor, Helen and William; two great grandchildren: Sutton and Corbett; a brother, Edward Bosnik, St. Marys. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Frances Bosnik, Jane Ebbrell & Dorothy Burrs, three brothers, Frank, James, & Richard Bosnik. 

There will be No Public Visitation. 
A Private Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.
 Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium, PA. 

If desired, Memorials may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net 

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Monday, September 28, 2020

Library to host book signing by area author

             

Library to host book signing by area author 

 The Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library is excited to host area author, Jeanette Van Zanten Stump for a book signing of her latest title, “She Hath Wings,” on Saturday, October 17 from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. The event will be held in front of the library building if weather permits, in the case of bad weather, the event will be moved to the multipurpose room, with a limit of 5 patrons at a time (plus the author) allowed in at once.

 Van Zanten Stump is a freelance writer of memoir. She resides in Ridgway, Pennsylvania with her husband Cliff and their two corgis, Tasha and Tucker. Jeanette is a memoirist and along with her Memoirs, she published Little Mill Creek Family Recipes. In March of 2018, The Red Caboose-An Orphan's Journey was released. Jeanette Van Zanten Stump did not know how to listen to the whispers of her heart until they became screams. “She Hath Wings” is a memoir of someone in search of a nurturing community. But sometimes that search leaves you vulnerable. The setting of the book takes place in Cameron and Elk County. For 25 years, Jeanette was told to prepare for an Armageddon that would destroy everything she knew. She would need to learn to think for herself, and her children, against all odds. 

 A sequel to “The Red Caboose-An Orphan’s Journey,” a memoir of the ten years Jeanette lived in an orphanage from age three to thirteen, “She Hath Wings” is her story of a young mother’s desire to find freedom and love. From the darkness of a lonely marriage, Jeanette was recruited by Jehovah’s Witnesses into a religion that isolated her and instructed her how to think. This is her journey to breaking free emotionally and spiritually.

 Van Zanten Stump will have copies of both of her books available for purchase, and the library will also add both memoirs to their collection.





1st Kids Evening Of Fun and Activities


 

1st Kids Evening Of Fun and Activities With Audra Reid From Drug & Alcohol Services 
Take Me To Worship

 Come and join us Tuesday, September 29, 2020 6:00 PM St. Mark Church Basement (O’Connell Hall) 

More events to follow @ locations TBA

New Archery Program @ Andrews Farm


CCOYA is excited to announce a new addition to the Andrews Farm. 

In hopes to generate more interest in young archers and other archery enthusiasts the Andrews Family has put in an archery trail with 18 different species of 3D Wildlife targets. The targets are placed at different marked locations along the trail. Each target creates a different shooting scenario and angles to shoot from. This will be a challenging opportunity to practice and enhance your archery skills in a fun and natural environment. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars and range finder that will help you become better at determining distances. 

Adults are welcome but encouraged to bring a youth to utilize the course. Youth under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. The start of the 3D trail is located in the wooded area east of the Andrews Farm pond. You may park in the parking area off RT 155 and follow the flagging along the fence behind the barn to the trail. There will be a mailbox at the start of the trail that will hold a hold waiver document and registration form. By signing the registration form you will also be in agreement with the hold harmless document. Participants are required to wear a florescent orange hat and vest. 

Please be extremely careful and aware of your surroundings. 

The following rules apply-----Must sign registration form at beginning of trail---- florescent hat and vest required----no cross bows----NO broad head/field tip target arrows only----maximum 4 in a group. Remember this realistic bow hunting practice is not just meant for hunters. It is a fun and exciting way for any archer to practice as there are no two shots that will be the same. 
In the mail box is also a list of the animal 3D targets and score cards.


Family Picnic at the Andrew Farm


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Driftwood Senior Center & Basket of Hope Raffle

 


THE DOWN COUNTY BASKET for the Cameron County Baskets of Hope Raffle is just about complete.

 Be sure to get your tickets starting October 1st at the Chamber of Commerce Building or stop by the Driftwood Sr. Center and I will have some here. Drawings to be held Oct 31st at noon.

 The Down County basket will include: CASTLE GARDEN BED & BREAKFAST 1 NIGHT STAY FOR 2 DRIFTWOOD SALOON & GRILL $ 50.00 CERTIFICATE & SALOON SHIRT & ELK LIVES MATTER SHIRT DRIFTWOOD SR. CENTER $ 25.00 CASH ELK COUNTRY CAMPGROUND, DAVE SATTERLEE EAGLE NEST SHIRT FUTURE FOREST—JIM & CHET BALL $ 50.00 CASH GARY KURTZ IN MEMORY OF WIFE GAIL $50.00 WALMART FROM ENOLA, PA GIFT CARDS MAY HOLLOW SPORTSMEN’S CLUB $ 50.00 CASH MISTY PINES RENTALS METAL TREES SINNEMAHONING SPORTSMEN’S ASSOC. $25.00 CERTIFICATE SINNEMAHONING U. METH CHURCH $25.00 CASH WILLOWS RESTAURANT $50.00 CERTIFICATE

 Please be sure to thank these local merchants for their generous donation to help someone else in need!

Programs October 3-4 at Sinnemahoning State Park


Programs October 3-4 at Sinnemahoning State Park 

Autumn is upon us in the First Fork Valley; and with the cooler weather come bugling elk and beautiful fall foliage. Programs this weekend at Sinnemahoning include a guided kayak tour and a discussion of the original Pennsylvania elk as recorded by the area's earliest settlers. Eastern Elk: Historical and Anecdotal Records, Saturday, October 3, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM . Once found throughout Pennsylvania, the now extinct Eastern Elk were one of the biggest game species in the east. Although very little biological or scientific documentation on this species exists, many of the old woodsmen and hunters left us with stories and descriptions of these elk and their natural history in the vast forests of PA. Facemasks are required. All ages welcome. Group size limited to 24 people. Pre-registration is recommended. Program will be held outdoors in the campground amphitheater. 

Fall Foliage Kayak Tour Sunday, October 4, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM. Join Sinnemahoning State Park staff for an afternoon kayak paddle on the lake, as we look closely at the colors of fall and the natural processes that cause this dramatic change. Bring your own kayak or use one of ours. All experience levels welcome. Group size limited. Pre-registration is required by Friday, Oct. 2. Meet at the boat launch of the Lake Day Use Area. To mitigate the potential spread of COVID-19, until further notice, all programs at Sinnemahoning State Park will be held outdoors, will be limited to 25 people or less, will follow social-distancing guidelines, and will require use of face masks. All participants must wear face coverings while attending PA State Park programs. 

To pre-register, or for more information, please visit the DCNR Calendar of Events http://events.dcnr.pa.gov. If you need assistance with online registration, please call the park office 814-647-8401 and dial 0 for the front desk.

Sinnemahone Gravel Road Race and All Fired Up Kickin Ash BBQ Winners Announced

 

Sinnemahone Gravel Road Race and All Fired Up Kickin Ash BBQ Winners Announced 
 Cameron County hosted two successful events Saturday September 26. Competitors in the barbecue competition came from across the state hoping to capture the Mystery Meat cash prize. Organizers say the number of gravel road race bicyclists exceeded last year by 20 percent. 

The team of Eat My Pork took home the $500 prize donated by Embassy Powdered Metals. Eat My Pork traveled from Westmoreland County to smoke yellow fin tuna which was provided by Valley Meats. People attending the outdoor event selected Mort’s Meat Mafia from Coudersport as their favorite. The team also placed first in Turkey, Pulled Pork, Sides and Desserts. Pennwood Smoke Chasers from Snyder County took home Best Ribs and Brisket. Beer N Bones from Ridgway took home best wings. 

The barbecue competition is held in conjunction with the Sinnemahone Gravel Road Race. The race course includes West Creek Recreational Trail and roads in Elk State Forest and Sinnemahoning State Park. Organizers say the event required a Covid-19 plan in order to follow DCNR and PA Department of Health requirements. 


First place finisher in the 55 mile race was 29 year old Chris Pulomena from Bellmore New York who finished in 3:06:37.

 The first place female was 50 year old Christie Keglovits from Coudersport who finished in 4:16:18. The 26 mile race was won by Emporium native Saul Solveson. The 41 year old finished in 2:09:39. The top female finisher was 48 year old Sarah Batson from Coudersport. The 14 mile course took riders from Emporium to Truman and back on the West Creek Recreational Trail. The top finisher was 33 year old Joseph Woodford from Ridgway who finished in 57:11. The top female finisher was 50 year old Alison Keevill from Huntersville North Carolina. -30-

Friday, September 25, 2020

Cabin Kitchen And Bakery


 

September 25th....almost 10 months into the year already!!! And what a year it’s been. 
The leaves are changing already and there it a chill in the air so we decided to make some desserts that support fall right around the corner. 

 We’ve got a special Harvest Apple Spice cake with caramel icing A customer favorite pumpkin cookies with cream cheese frosting (with or without nuts) AND Caressa’s Fabulous Peanut Butter Drip Cake!! How awesome do those sound?! 

 As always today is fish fry Friday so stop in and try one of our delicious baked or fried fish dinners and don’t forget dessert  Hope to see you soon!!

Pinktober Baskets of Hope Raffle


 

We're one week out til the start of Pinktober Baskets of Hope Raffle. 
 Here's a sneak peek of a few of a our prizes. Remember - baskets and tickets will be at the Chamber of Commerce. 
 Thanks for your continued support!

House Remnant Sale Sunday, Sept 27

 


Ok folks, huge sale this Sunday, Sept 27th at the Carwash on SR 155. 11am!!! 
 Lots of items, fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations. 
Kids items new in the box. Household wares, etc. to much stuff to list.
 Most items are new. Most items are $10 and under.

Infection Preventionist/Staff Development Cordinator Job Opening

 


Guy and Mary Felt Manor has an opening available for a full time Infection Preventionist/Staff development coordinator. Must hold a current Registered Nurse License. 
 If interested, please apply to ashwhit@windstream.net

Nam Knights @ the All Fired Up & Kickin Ash Barbecue


                                Nam Knights of America M.C. Allegheny Mountain Chapter

Come visit us tonight starting at 5:30 for legal beverages and some music and fun. 
Tomorrow starting at 10:30 for live music and great BBQ. 
We will also be raffling a nice smoker stop by have a drink and some fun.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Pic of the Day

Elk photo by Gary J. Hennan 

 

Rich Valley Wines - Stop in - Tasting Room is Open


 

Rich Valley Wines 
Located in Emporium
400 East Allegheny Ave
Tasting room is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday 4pm to 9pm

 This weekend we have the fridge stocked with some different Pa Made Craft Beers Victory Brewery (Sours)Tröegs Independent Brewing (Guava & Passion fruit Tart Sale as well as Perpetual IPA) Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company, New Trail Brewing Company (Few Googles left) and Yuengling Beer (Lager and Lager Light) 

Tonight I am making a Salted Carmel Pumpkin cocktail using Triple Nickel Spirits, if you like your drinks a little on the sweet side, this one is for you!
 MLH Distillery Bourbon is back on the shelf and ready to be made into an Apple Old Fashioned!

The slushie machine is ready to serve some RVW Strawberry Wine Slushies and our old faithful slushie, Montepulciano! Grab one to go today! See you soon!

Montana's Dream Hunt Fundraiser Saturday, Sept 26

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I am completely overwhelmed with the support for this event, so far! We still have some gun raffle tickets available...Winners choice of 2 pistols OR a .22 Henry Silverboy Long Rifle! Chicken BBQ dinners will begin at noon on Saturday, you can pre-order by messaging me or calling the Tavern! 
Loretta Liniger 

This guy right here is going to be fulfilling a life long dream very soon. He is going to be going out to Ohio and hunt whitetail deer. He was texting me this week and said “I didn't see any of this happening in my life” We are helping make a dream of his come true, with the help of so many friends and family. I cannot even begin to express my gratitude for the kindness shown over the past few weeks. From buying a gun ticket, giving a donation, or just giving something for the Chinese auction. I am overwhelmed...and we aren’t done yet. Saturday’s benefit will begin around noon with our chicken bbq dinners and continuing on through 4:00. TomBob Outdoors will be on hand filming, Chris Lee is going to play some live music (Montana said he likes to sing), Chinese auction going on, 50/50 drawing, and we even have a Coach purse to give away. The weather is going to be gorgeous so come on down to Sinnemahoning and say hello to Montana!

Pumpkins & More @ Strahls on Rich Valley Road


Pumpkins, Gourds and Cornstalks for sale at Strahls on Rich Valley Road

 

Used Book Sale @ Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library


 Time to get some great deals on these books!  

Our mini used books sale is underway!
 Today through Saturday, come by and pick out your favorites while they last.
 All purchases are by donation.

Reid's Auto Sales & Service

 

Reid's Auto Sales & Service 

In addition to our automotive deep cleaning, Reid’s Auto Sales and Service is pleased to announce we now feature disinfecting of the highest level. Available as a stand alone disinfectant or as an upgrade to any of our currently available automotive detail options, our newest product is proven effective against COVID-19 and SARS as well as other bacteria and related viruses. Stop in or call today to discuss the most effective ways we now “DEEP CLEAN" your ride! Several packages are available tailored to your individual needs. All of our automobiles are treated and disinfected before we sell one to the public. At Reid’s we continue to bring the finest automotive solutions to the PA Wilds! 

 Reid's Auto Sales & Service 
 577 Sizerville Rd Emporium, Pa. 15834
 (814)486-5125

Rotary News


 

Mrs. Johnson’s second grade class at Woodland Elementary receive Andy & Elmer coloring/activity books from the Emporium Rotary Club. 
 The books teach students about the Rotary Four Way Test: 
 Is it the Truth?
 It is fair to all concerned?
 Will it build goodwill and better friendships? 
 Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

Cameron County Duo Produces Local Hot Sauce

 


So Dean Purcell and I, Josh Smith, are doin a thing! 

 Cameron County's FIRST SMALL BATCH HOT SAUCE PRODUCER, that we know of.
 We will be selling our sauces for the first time this Friday and Saturday at the Kickin Ash BBQ competition in downtown Emporium! 

 We have 10 different recipes and will be offering free tastings for everyone.
 Come hang out with us and get your hands on Emporium's finest sauces. We also will have various canned items available. All products are grown and made right here in Cameron County! 

 See you Friday! 
We will be set up right near the liquor store on Friday from 6-9 PM and Saturday from 11 AM to 3 PM!
 Help spread the word and share this post! Thanks!

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Planned Power Outage for Benezette, Driftwood and Sinnamahoning Areas

 

Benezette Township

 There will be a planned outage to upgrade facilities affecting West Penn Power customers in vicinity of Benezette, Driftwood and Sinnamahoning.

 The interruption is scheduled for Wednesday, September 30, 2020 between 8:00am - 4:00pm. 

A total of 986 customers will be impacted while West Penn Power performs work to improve service reliability. A call will be made to each customer's phone number as listed on their electric account via the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system. 

 Customers needing to update their account phone number or have questions about the outage should call the contact center directly at: 1-800-686-0021. Thank you.

Catholic Charities may be able to help you

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Please share with anyone who has a child under 1 or currently pregnant. 
Please call 814-788-5057 for more details. 
Located in St.Marys and Emporium.

Anticipated Position High School Guidance Counselor

 


Anticipated Position High School Guidance Counselor 

The Cameron County School District is accepting applications for High School Guidance Counselor. Send cover letter, resume, Standard PA application, certification, transcripts, current Acts 31, 34, 151, 168, and three current letters of reference to: Dr. Keith Wolfe, Superintendent, Cameron County School District, 601 Woodland Avenue, Emporium, PA 15834 by Monday, October 12th, 
no later than 3:00 p.m. 
Previous experience preferred.

 The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment drug testing. EOE

Getting Fall Festive at Sarah Jane’s


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Getting Fall Festive at Sarah Jane’s!
 Reserve your holiday gatherings now- while there are still slots available! 
October weekend days are almost full!

Rotary News


Rotary Club President, Marilyn Erickson (left), inducts newest member, Bobbie Cooper, (middle) into the club at the September 22nd luncheon meeting. Bobbie works for Exclamation Labs as an Agency Services Business Leader and resides in Emporium with her husband, Chris, and 2 children. 
 Also pictured is Diana Boden who sponsored Bobbie into the club.

Rotary News -GE Transportation (Motor Coils)


Emporium Rotary Club awards employees of GE Transportation (Motor Coils), a Wabtec Company, the club’s annual Service Above Self Award at the September 22nd luncheon meeting. Employees of the company have been donating their time and talents since 2005 on numerous projects around the county. Accepting the award on behalf of the company is Randy Frey (middle), Chief Plant Steward and Bob Fisher, EHS Site Leader.

Gladys S. “Susie” Gibbs


Gladys S. “Susie” Gibbs, 76, of East Sixth Street, Emporium, died Sunday, September 20, 2020, in Penn Highlands DuBois. 

Born August 5, 1944 in Bradford , she was the daughter of Charles and Gladys Smith Beldin. On September 23, 1963 in Sterling Run she married Robert C. Gibbs who survives. 

Originally from Sterling Run she has been a resident of Emporium for 60 years. She was a 1963 graduate of Cameron County High School and was a member of the Free Methodist Church and Faith Baptist Church both in Emporium. 

Susie was employed for a time by Sylvania Electric in the Stems Department, Gearhart’s Restaurant, and for 19 years by Dollar General Store where she was the Store Manager, all in Emporium. She retired in 1998. 

Surviving, in addition to her husband are: two sons, Robert C. Gibbs of Newport News, VA, Richard A. Gibbs of Syracuse, NY; one daughter, Susan (Harold) Seay of Smethport; two brothers, Richard Beldin and Dennis Beldin both of Distant; one sister, Phyllis Gower of Renovo; one granddaughter, one great granddaughter; and also nieces and nephews. 

She was predeceased by a son, Edward in 1964 and three brothers and two sisters. 

Friends were received Wednesday, September 23, from 4-7 p.m. in the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium where Funeral Services with the Rev. James Eastman, officiating, followed. 

Burial was in Gardner Hill Cemetery, Force, PA. 

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Cameron County Ambulance Service.

George Ann Holden


George Ann Holden, daughter of the late George and Ann Sullivan Holden, died September 18, 2020, at the age of 97. She was born November 20, 1922 in Emporium. 

In addition to her parents, Georgie was predeceased by her sisters, Pauline Lewis, Mary Jane Pleak, and Frances Margaret Holden, and her brother-in-law, Bud Pleak. 

After graduating from Emporium High School, Georgie worked briefly in Youngstown, OH and Washington, DC. Upon returning to Emporium, she worked at Sylvania and was a member of the NHD club. She then began working for attorney/DA John D. Gresimer, continuing until his retirement. At that time she became a full time caregiver for her mother. 

She was godmother to nine lucky children and was everyone’s favorite aunt. Her favorite vacation was going to the beach with the Andersons. Active in the community, she delivered Meals on Wheels, bowled in many leagues, was secretary of the Class of ’41, and for many years wrote a column in the Cameron County Echo. 

Georgie is survived by her beloved nieces and nephews: Bob (Joanne) Pleak of Salinas, CA; Mary Ann Pleak Weber of Billings, MT; Jane Pleak Alquist of Statesboro, GA; George Ann “Jo” Pleak of Emporium; Drew Pleak of NYC; James (Dianne) Chandler of Mesa, AZ whom she helped raise; Michael Fiscus of Emporium; Lee (Carol) Lewis of Roxbury, MA; and Ann Lewis Gordon of Toronto, Canada, as well as her large extended Sullivan family and many dear friends. 

A Funeral Mass in St. Mark Church and interment in St. Mark Cemetery, both in Emporium, will be held at the convenience of the family. 

Donations in Georgie’s memory may be made to the Guy & Mary Felt Manor or to the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library, both in Emporium. 

Arrangements are under the direction of the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium.

Pastor Emilia Riveiro Burdick

 


Emporium First United Methodist Church Friends please save the date, we will be celebrating Pastor Em Burdick's life and ministry on October 16th 2020 11am at First United Methodist Church 306 S Spruce Street in Emporium,PA 

 It will also be shared via Facebook Live through the church Facebook page. 


If you have any additional needs please contact the church office at (814)486.0849




Gravel Race and All Fired Up Kickin Ash BBQ Set for Saturday

 



Gravel Race and All Fired Up Kickin Ash BBQ Set for Saturday

 Cameron County will host two events this weekend. The Sinnemahone Gravel Road Race for bicyclists roll off at 9 Saturday morning. Racers have the choice of entering a 14, 26, or 55 mile route. The route takes competitors on West Creek Rail Trail, and through Elk State Forest. Organizers say DCNR has approved the event and there will be no cancellation. However Covid-19 restrictions remain in place and registration ends Friday morning at 11am. The race is limited to 200 competitors and all food provided at the event will be pre-packaged. Phone registration can be made at 814-486-4314. 

The All Fired Up Kickin Ash BBQ contest heats up Saturday at noon when the public can purchase food from those competing in several categories including wings, turkey, pulled pork, ribs, brisket, dessert, and sides. The coveted prize of $500 sponsored by Embassy Powdered Metals and Valley Meats goes to the winner of the mystery meat category. The item is kept secret until 9pm Friday night. The annual event is held the fourth Saturday of September and includes vendors, music and adult beverages may be purchased from Rich Valley Wines and Nam Knights of America M.C. Allegheny Mountain Chapter.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

CC Red Raiders Place in Cross Country Meet Against Ridgway





Cameron County did great at the Ridgway cross country meet today.
Brianna Peters was the only Varsity runner but she came in 3rd place!
 We had 2 Junior Varsity- Janelle took first place and Robyn took 6th! 
These girls are awesome!

Monday, September 21, 2020

Pic of the Day


 

Bull elk in Driftwood,PA  Sept. 2020
 Photo by Gary J Hennan

Red Raider Spirit Flags for Sale


The Sylvan Heritage Council has Red Raider Spirit Flags for sale.
 Flags are 30" x 48" and are double sided with a pole pocket binding to use with your own flag pole. Each flag is $45. If you would like one of these please for your home or business contact Michelle Clark 814-486-8224 or message me via Facebook.

All Fired Up Kickin Ash BBQ Competition Sept 26

 

The BBQ competition will be held in the middle of town. 
Competitors show off their skills, and the public may purchase at their competitor of choice. 
Old Skool will be on the stage Saturday 11-3 during the All Fired Up Kickin Ash BBQ Competition! You can purchase food from competitors starting at noon.

The Sinnemahone Gravel Race Sept. 26


 

Sinnemmahone Gravel Race Registration Closes Thursday September 24 @ 11PM 

 Phone registrations are accepted at 814-486-4314 

 The Sinnemahone Gravel includes two rail trail sections, improved gravel roads, one seasonally maintained road (rough but rideable), two short paved sections. There is a lot of climbing and descending and the best mountain scenery in Pennsylvania. The course is largely within the Elk State Forest and travels through Sinnemahoning State Park and sourthern Potter County. All racers will receive a goodie bag, free t-shirt and complimentary BBQ dinner provided at the All Fired Up Kickin Ash BBQ Contest in downtown Emporium .


Elk Country Campground - Book Your Spot Now!

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                                      https://www.facebook.com/elkcountryprivatecampground


 

Senior Or Couples Mini Shoot on the Swing

 

Senior Or Couples Mini Shoot on the Swing 
David A Woodring Photography

 Senior photos or couples on the swing in this beautiful outdoor setting. 
Rain date will be on 10/11/2020. 

You will receive one 8 X 10 and two 5 X 7 prints. Included prints can be chosen and extras ordered from 8 to 10 images that will be posted in an online gallery. Mobile App included for your phone to share your photos with friends. Mini Session price $80.00 plus tax. 

 Saturday, October 10th, 2020
 Rain date will be on 10/11/2020. 
 37 Barr Dr, Sinnamahoning Pa 15861 

 Click on this link to book your session!

CC Lady Raider Volleyball - Online Event

 


Tomorrow nights volleyball will be an online Event 

Click on this link to watch the game.

 Watch live volleyball action between CCHS and Smethport

North Central PA Pheasant Youth Hunt

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