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On Route 219
State Police reported an motorcycle
accident on Route 219 on Sunday at
approximately 12:17 p.m. A 1997
Yamaha motorcycle, operated by
Bradley Cornish, 58, of Orono,
Ontario, was traveling north on
Route 219 in a legal passing zone.
Cornish was attempting to pass
another vehicle also traveling
north. Cornish begin to pass and did
not observe a vehicle traveling
south on Route 219. Cornish lost
control as he was trying o slow down
during the pass and fall onto its
side, thrown Cornish and a
passenger, Sandra Cornish, 58, of
Orono, from the vehicle. The vehicle
traveled approximately 309 feet
before coming to rest. Both were
wring a helmet and sustained
Brockport Man Injured
In Accident On Toby Road
State Police investigated an accident on the Toby
Road. Terry Kriner, 57, of Brockport was traveling
south and lost control of a 2001 Yamaha Grizzly. The
vehicle went off the right side of the road and
rolled over in a ditch. Kriner was found in the
ditch south of the scene. He was taken from that
location by Fox Township Ambulance. he received
minor injuries. Kriner was cited for operation of an
ATV on a street or highway.
Preparedness Drill June 27th At Penn
Penn Highlands Elk, along with local
emergency service agencies, will be
conducting a drill on Monday, June
27th at 6 p.m. The purpose of the
drill is to prepare, future,
large-scale emergencies. The drill
will involve local fire and
ambulance companies, and area
residents should be aware they may
hear 911 calls on their scanners and
emergency vehicles at the hospital.
This is only a drill
Events Coming To
Winery At Wilcox
Paint & Sip
Join us as we paint
wine glasses. Visiting artist, Kara Lyn, from Art on
the Avenue will be instructing. The event is July
10th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Winery At Wilcox.
Cost is $40 per person.
Aide And Friend
Arrested For Pushing Heroin To
Following a heroin overdose, a home health aide and
her friend have been arrested for pushing heroin to
a patient, Ridgway police say.
On June 22, police responded to an overdose at the
residence of Michael Beck at 438 E. Main St. in
Ridgway. Beck told police officers that his aide,
Kimberly Ann Parry, 45, of Marienville had shot him
up with three bags of heroin to alleviate his pain.
He also told police that Parry, who works for a
nursing agency based in New York called
Compassionate Homes, had been delivering heroin to
his home for the last six months.
Officers located 20 stamp bags of heroin marked
“Hello” in Parry’s cigarette case and car, as well
as two stamp bags in Young’s front pocket which she
said she bought from Parry.
Parry and Young are both charged by Ridgway police
with felony counts of possession of a controlled
substance with the intent to deliver, as well as
misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled
substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Read
Man Facing Simple Assault Charges In
State Police reported investigating an incident at a
residence eat Coal Hollow Road. Police report that a
known 26 year old male from Kersey assaulted a 19
year old male from Kersey.
The investigation continues.
Big Foot Calling &
Saturday July 2 Cameron County
hunters will take to the trails and
look for Big Foot. New this year
will be a Big Foot calling contest.
Licenses now on sale for the annual
Big Foot Hunt which benefits
Mountaineer Search & Rescue.
Outdoors will film the hunt and calling contest to
air at a later date. “We are excited for the
exposure Tombob Outdoors will give this contest,
which is one of our largest fundraisers,” says Steve
Bajor from Mountaineer Search & Rescue.
must possess a $5.00 license to hunt July 2. The
hunting season opens at sunrise and continues until
1:00pm. At 2:00pm the calling contest begins and
prizes awarded at 2:30pm.
are available at Cameron County Chamber of Commerce,
Bears Den, Driftwood Saloon and Grill, Sinnemahoning
Tavern, South Park Supply, and Tombob Outdoors.
and calling contest are held in conjunction with
Weekend in the Wilds in Emporium which concludes
with fireworks Saturday at 9:30pm.
Ridgway Chamber Planning
annual picnic, sponsored by the Ridgway-Elk County
Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Wednesday, July
27th at Sandy Beach Recreational area.
Clam Chowder to be served at 2 p.m.,
shrimp at 3 p.m., steamed clams at 4
p.m. along with dinner at 6 p.m.
Tickets available at the Chamber
office for $40 per person for
advance tickets, $45 at the gate.
Fireworks July 2nd
Cameron County will blast off
Saturday July 2! Fireworks will
light the sky starting at 9:30pm.
“What makes this display unique is
the loud explosions,” says Cameron
County Chamber of Commerce executive
director Tina Solak. Ear protection
is advised according to Solak!
The non-stop 30 minute show draws an
audience from as far away as Maine,
Florida, and throughout the state.
Many families plan reunions around
the event and camp owners mark the
date on the calendar. The gates to
the Cameron County High School
Football stadium opens at 7pm. The
home bleachers provide up close safe
viewing. The fireworks committee
sells food at the concession stand.
The chamber staff coordinates the
display in conjunction with Weekend
in the Wilds which begins Friday
July 1 with a quilt show, ice cream
social and music.
Association Golf Outing Set For July
The Elk County Catholic High School
Athletic Association invites you to
support Crusader athletics at its
6th Annual Golf Outing. The
four-person scramble will be held on
Saturday, July 2 at the Leaning
Pines Golf Course in St.
Marys. Registration will begin at 8
a.m. with play to begin at 9 a.m.
The registration fee includes greens
fees and a cart, a continental
breakfast, dinner following the
tournament, drinks on the course,
door prizes, and tournament team and
For more information or to download
a registration form, please visit www.eccss.org/golfouting. Questions
can be directed to Aaron Straub at
834-7800 (ext. 207). Event
coordinators encourage all to come
out for a day of fun and fellowship
in support of the ECCHS student
Quilters To Show Off
Handiwork At Weekend In The Wilds
Cameron County quilters will show
off their handiwork during Weekend
in the Wilds. The quilts will be
displayed Friday July 1 from 4-7pm
at the First Presbyterian Church in
Emporium. The group meets regularly
and each year makes a quilt to be
raffled off during Weekend in the
Wilds. This year the winner will
have two quilts. The winner can
keep one and give one to a friend!
The quilting pattern is Christmas
Presbyterian Church will also be the site for the
annual pie and ice cream social starting at 5pm.
Penn State Creamery ice cream will be scooped along
with homemade pies. Those attending will enjoy
music by the group Mountain Melodies.
events kick off Weekend in the Wilds in Emporium
which concludes with fireworks Saturday at 9:30pm.
Weekend In The Wilds,
July 1st & 2nd
Smoke On The Mountain
The annual Smoke on the Mountain BBQ Cook-off
continues today in Kersey, sponsored by the Fox
Township Volunteer Fire Department.
The River 98.9 visited Friday during the Classic Car
Cruise-In. Pictured is Mark Whitman, from the Kersey
K of C. The organization sponsored a bone-in pork
chop sandwich sale on Friday.
Classic Car Show Held
Huge crowd for the event at Fox
Township Fire Department parking
Member Of City Police
Congratulations to SMPD Ptlm. Brad Harshbarger
(left) who recently received recognition for his
efforts toward the reduction of aggressive driving
in St. Marys.
The Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and
Education Project, a partnership with PennDOT,
provides grants for law enforcement agencies to
focus traffic enforcement activities toward vehicle
code violations that are recognizedto cause motor
vehicle collisions. These violations include
speeding, running traffic signals and stop signs and
following too closely.
Ptlm. Harshbarger is shown with PennDOT District
Executive Karen Michael and Ptlm. Richard T.
Obermeyer, City of Bradford Police Department, who
also received recognition.
Cameron County Drama Department Camp
Cameron Count High School Drama Department camp will
be held June 27th through July 1st. The camp will be
held daily from 10a.m. to noon. The camp is open to
those 10 to 18 years of age. The cost to the camp is
$15.00. The camp will be held at the Cameron County
Planned For July 3rd In Kane
Five People Arrested
In Connection With Emporium Drug