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Saturday - ECCHS @ Sheffield, 1:15 p.m. (Listen on The River 98.9, or CLICK HERE TO LISTEN)


River 98.9 News


Bavarian Fall Fest Weekend In St. Marys


Several Weekend Programs At Elk Country Visitors Center


City Council To Meet Monday


Route 255 Work Schedule For Week Of September 22nd


ECCOTA Soup Benefit Scheduled For October


Complete List Of Bavarian Fall Fest Activities & Events


Ridgway Man Charged After September 5th Incident


Rotarian Bob Roberts Recognized


Jim Tudor Guest Of St. Marys Rotary Club


Changing Traffic Pattern On Route 255 Week Of September 15th


ECCHS Golden Grads Reunion Reservations Due


Alan Solic Coordinating Motorcycle Toy Run (Audio)




Obituary - Gary Salter


Obituary - Edwin Polaski Sr., Johnsonburg


Obituary - Lewis Bushey, 87, Ridgway




Luminary Service


Patty Greene is coordinating a Luminary Service on Saturday, September 27th, to bring attention to addiction. Patty lost her son to to this disease and encourages anyone who is suffering, or knows someone suffering, to attend the program


Among those attending will be Mayor Bob Howard, Past Tim Hoover, Elk County District Attorney, Shawn McMahon, CEO of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Heidi Stahlnicker, St. Marys Police Officer, Anthony Pistner, along with Fr. Ross. LISTEN TO INTERVIEW




Project Gifts For Elk County Toy Run


The Project Gifts For Elk County Toy Run will be held on September 20th in conjunction with the Bavarian Fall Fest. Registration begins at 11 a.m. , the ride begins at 2 p.m. The event will begin at Wal-Mart Parking log, and end at the Bavarian Fall Fest. To participate, you must donate a toy for Project Gifts For Elk County. Food and refreshments will be available prior to the ride.






The First Lady Of Hunting To Be Featured On Discover The Great Outdoors


Brenda Valentine is nationally known as "The First Lady Of Hunting". She is the national spokesperson for the National Wild Turkey Federation and was a guest at the groups recent banquet.


Brenda will be joining host, Jeff Buchheit, on Tuesday, September 23rd on "Discover The Great Outdoors", at 6:30 p.m. Brenda will address conservation, women and youth hunting, memories of her hunting experiences and more.


You will also be able to listen to the show, here, on our website, beginning Tuesday.



Hometown Hall Of Fame:

Cameron County Sports



On September 27th, HMI will sponsor the Inaugural Induction of the Hall of Fame at CCHS, starting at 5:00 pm with a red carpet meet and greet, and 6:00 pm ceremony to honor the 15 sports heroes and heroine from years gone by. Mrs. Catherine (Kate) Pohl will also be honored with the Hometown Life Achievement Award for 2014.  For a list of the inductees, visit our website,  hometownmentors.org


At right, Annette Campbell, who is coordinating the event. Listen to our interview as Annette introduces the inductees into the first Cameron County Sports Hall of Fame. LISTEN TO OUR INTERVIEW




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Firequacker 2015

The Firequacker 2015 duck derby moving to Sinnemahoning State Park this year.  Adopted ducks will race the First Fork during the First Fork Festival on Saturday October 11.  Rubber ducks can be adopted for $2.00 each or a six quack for $10.00.  Ducks can be adopted at the chamber office, and at various businesses displaying the duck derby sign. 

Foursome Special


Four golf for the price of three, EVERYDAY at Leaning Pines Public Golf Course


Bavarian Fall Fest

The Annual Bavarian Fall Fest will be held September 19th through the 21st in St. Marys.


Vendors interested in participating in the Bavarian Fall Fest can find a registration form on their website. CLICK HERE

Fall Flea Market Marks A Return


Cameron County Chamber of Commerce planning for the 2nd annual Fall Flea Market.  It will be held on Saturday October 18. Reservations are being taken at the chamber office at 34 East Fourth Street or by calling 814-486-4314.


Relay For Life Fall Festival

The Elk County Relay For Life Fall Festival will be held on Sunday, September 14th at Fox Township Park. Registration is $25 per vendor. Registration and payment is due by September 5th. The event is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Fall Flea Market Marks A Return


Cameron County Chamber of Commerce planning for the 2nd annual Fall Flea Market.  It will be held the same weekend as the Sinnemahone 50k, on Saturday October 18. 


 Reservations are being taken at the chamber office at 34 East Fourth Street or by calling 814-486-4314.




Moses "The Musical"


The United Methodist Women are sponsoring a bus trip on Saturday, September 27th to the performance of the musical "Moses" at the sigh and Sound Theatre near Lancaster. The cost includes bus transportation, the show and a family style meal at "Good & Plenty". For more information cal 834-6178 or 834-6402



Events In Cameron County


The Cameron County Chamber Of Commerce features a daily calendar of events in the area. From meetings to special events. You can Click to view directly from the Chamber Website





K-9 Carnival And Dog Walk


The Elk County Humane Society will sponsor the annual K-9 Carnival and Dog Walk on Saturday, October 4th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the St. Marys Municipal Airport.


Registration is $15.00 for adults. There will be prizes and awards, a costume contest, vendors and games. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS




River 98.9 Events


Project Gifts For Elk County Toy Run September 20th


Drug Take Back Day September 27th


Elk County Historical Society Talent Show In October


Benezette Bugle 5K Run In October


Bavarian Fall Fest September 19th - 21st


Fall Flea Market Returns On Saturday, October 18th




Sunday Morning Worship Services From Shiloh Presbyterian Church



Listen For Sunday Morning Worship Services From Shiloh Presbyterian Church In St. Marys, Sunday at 10:30 a.m. On The River 98.9...CLICK HERE TO LISTEN On Computer Or Mobile Device




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Town Hall Tuesday


Join us as we welcome guests from around the community every Tuesday night at 6 p.m. And you can listen here. Click Here

Jeff Buchheit Is Your Host For Discover The Great Outdoors


Jeff features a guest each week and our topic is something about the great outdoors in the PA Wilds.  Click Here

Ray Beimel Remembers..


Local Historian and Photographer, Ray Beimel, recalls the history of our hometown LISTEN HERE

Senior Living


Local topics and conversations relating to seniors in Elk and Cameron County


Funeral Report


We update our Funeral Report Each Day. Obituaries and funeral arrangements.. Click Here

Community Calendar


List of community events and meetings, upodated on a daily basis.