Parade October 9th
Cameron County High School
Homecoming Parade will be held on
Friday, October 9th. Any
organizations wishing to participate
in the parade should contact Kathryn
A. Fragale at 486-4000, ext. 2050.
Open House In
Conjunction With National Fire
Mark your Calendars for Saturday
October 10th. The Ridgway Fire Department will have
an open house on Saturday October 10th from 12:00
noon until 3:00PM as a part of Fire Prevention Week.
All RFD equipment will be on display, there will be
Fire Prevention handouts for the kids, snacks will
be provided, and of course the ever poplar fire
truck rides. The open house will be held at the
carnival lot unless the weather is bad, and then it
will be at Central Station.
Trail Run In October
The expansion of the Sinnemahone
Ultra Trail Run means more volunteers. Saturday
October 17 participants can select from a 10k, 25k,
or 50k course through the DCNR Forestry Trails of
the Elk State Forest.
“Volunteers man the aid stations and
also mark and unmark sections of the trail”, says
race director, Craig Hudson. Those wishing to learn
more about the event can coordinate the chamber of
commerce office, or visit the website at
Registration is now open. The fees
are $60.00 for the 50k, and $40.00 for either the
25k or 10k. Registration includes a t-shirt, goodie
bag, adult beverages, food, and aid station
supplies. Registration is open until October 1 at
Looking For A Home
We have some awesome
kitties here waiting to go home for the holidays,
and in case you've forgotten, we are also having an
awesome kitty sale. All of these beautiful blues
(and all of our other cats and kittens)
are available for adoption for only a donation. To
sweeten the deal, your donation includes not only
all of their shots for a year, but also the
spaying/neutering of your new best friend. Just try
to resist those eyes.
Fire Prevention Open House At
Emporium Volunteer Fire Department
The Emporium Volunteer Fire
Department will sponsor an Open
House in conjunction with National
Fire Prevention Week. The Open House
will be held on Tuesday, October
6thfrom 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
There will be several interactive
activities for those attending. The
Fire Department will conduct Fir
Truck rides during the open house,
and the Chief will provide free hot
dogs and soft drinks. There will be
"give-a-ways" for the kids and a
number of groups and organizations
will have equipment and displays.
County Humane Society Fall Festival October 10th
The Elk Count Humane Society will hold their Fall
Festival on Saturday, October 10th at the Fllying
Dove Ranch in Ridgway. Registratinon for the Trail
Run will be at 8 a.m. with the race starting a t 9
a.m. There will be awards for the top 3 finishers.
Proceeds benefit the Elk County Humane Society.
Fork Festival October 10th
The annual First Fork Festival will
be held on Saturday, October 10th at the
Sinnemahoning State Park in Austin.
Elk County Catholic School System
Presents "Late Nite Catechism"
The Funny Nun!
This is part catechism
class, part stand-up routine. It’s an interactive
comedy, one of the longest running shows in Chicago
and U.S. theater history.
The New York Times calls
it, “hilarious, well-written and inspired.”
You, the audience member,
are part of Sister’s class. She’ll take you back to
the days of the Latin Mass, meatless Fridays, and
remind you about that good old ruler across the
Late Night Catechism will
be held on Saturday,
October 17 at 7 p.m. in the ECCHS Auditorium. Presale
tickets are $30, and tickets at the door are $35.
Call 814-834-1480 ext. 232
for more information or to reserve your ticket!
Alumni Mass October 16th
County Catholic High School Alumni Association will
hold its October Alumni Mass on Friday, October
16 at 9:05 a.m.* at
*Please note the day and time change from last year.
All graduates of Central High School and Elk County
Christian/Catholic High School are invited to attend
and celebrate with the students, faculty and staff.
The mass intention this month will be for the
classes of 1935 and 1980. Breakfast will be served
immediately following in the cafeteria. Attendants
are also encouraged to wear pink for ECCSS Pink Day!
We hope you will join us!
Non-Profit Academy October 23rd
The Non-Profit Academy is a
partnership between the Elk County Community
Foundation and a group of Leadership Elk County
Alumni. The conference will be held on Friday,
October 23rd from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The
Non-profit leaders, executives, front
line staff, board members and volunteers form Elk
County and the surrounding region are encouraged to
Included will be a report on the
Stackpole-Hall Foundation Long Range Planning by Dr.
William Conrad. The Keynote address will be on
"Newspapers, Radio, Cable, Social Media and Word of
Mouth...Oh My", by Harlan Beagley, Publisher for the
St Marys Daily Press, Ridgway Record and the Kane
Contact the Community Education
Council for more information.
Benezette Bugle 5K Set For October
the Benezette Bugle 5K Race/Walk and Elk Calf Half
Mile Run will be held on Saturday, October 24th.
Registration is from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. The 5K run
begins at 9 a.m., the Elk Calf Half Mile begins at
10:30 p.m. For more information,
And Biscuit Dinner Fundraiser October 24th
A chicken and biscuit dinner will be
served at the Emporium Fire Hall,
419 North Broad Street in Emporium
on Saturday, October 24th. Proceeds
benefit Baby Autman
PA Wilds Juried Artist Sandy Shields Returns To
the most popular classes offered at the Cameron
County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center is
stained glass. This fall PA Wilds Juried Artist
Sandy Shields is offering a beveled glass Moravian
class is limited to 10 students and the cost is
$35.00. All materials will be supplied. The three
hour classes will be held on consecutive nights,
Wednesday October 28 and Thursday October 29
starting at 6pm. Because of the popularity seats
will only be guaranteed with payment. Payments and
registration accepted online at
www.cameroncountychamber.org or at the artisan
center in Emporium.
Nightmare On South Broad Street October 29th
A Nightmare on South Broad Street,
haunted house, will be held on
Thursday, October 29th. Proceeds
benefit various groups throughout
Dog Sled Event
annual Sinnemahoning State Park Dry
Land Sled event will be held on
Saturday, October 31st at
Sinnemahoning State Park.
Treat Night In St. Marys Is October 31st
The City of St. Marys has announced
that Trick or Treat night in the
city will be held on Saturday,
October 31st from 6 to 8 p.m. by
porch light invitation.
"The Only Show" Returns After 30
Year Hiatus November 7th
Mary Felt Manor Auxiliary in Emporium brings back
The Only Show to Cameron County following a 30 year
hiatus. The Only Show will be held Saturday
November 7 at Cameron County High School Auditorium.
2-hour program will include lip synching. Organizers
are looking for performers and stage hands. Contact
Pat Kempher at 814-486-1412 or Bunny McLean at
event is sure to bring a smile to your face! All
proceeds will benefit the Guy and Mary Felt Manor
Event November 7th
A Geocaching Event will be held on
Saturday, November 7th at the
Sinnemahoning State Park.
Domino's Match Game! Win Free Pizza
Friday and we have FREE Domino's
Pizza up for grabs. Identify the
word from three clues.
Opportunity For Seniors
Shared Care. Helpmates Inc., offers
a unique living alternative for
seniors in need of nursing home care
without the nursing home. Senior
housing features 1:3 ratio of care
giving at all times, 24/7
supervision and oversight in the
comfort of an actual home.
are available now in our Elk County
Houses. For more information call
Pheasants Forever Planning Mentored Youth Hunt
What a better way to
introduce kids to hunting than participating in the
Pheasants Forever Mentored Youth Hunt!
‘Our youth hunt is so successful, we have grown to two weekend,’ states
Tim Rowan, PF Youth Coordinator. ‘We had 90 kids
last year participate in the safety day and hunt.’
This year’s hunts will be Saturdays, October 10 and
October 17. Applications for this year’s hunt are
available on the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s web
site. Be sure to check for both dates on State Game
October 10 hunt - http://www.register-ed.com/events/view/66275
October 17 hunt - http://www.register-ed.com/events/view/66276
The pheasant hunt is for junior hunters ages 12-16.
Hunters must be hunter-trapper education certified
but do not need a license. Each child must be
accompanied by a parent or by an adult with
permission of the parent. The hunt is free and food
and beverages will also be provided. Safety –
Safety – Safety is stressed all day long.
For more information please contact Tim Rowan at email@example.com or
814-715-2754. Deadline for the hunt is September
‘Fox Township Sportsmen Club and Pheasants Forever have worked together
on youth programs for years. We appreciate the use
of their facility and the local youth hunting area
they provide,’ says Jane Bryndel, Treasurer for PF
#630. Many PF members are also members of Fox
Firequacker 2015 October 10th At
First Fork Festival
Firequacker 2015 Duck Race will explode on Saturday
October 10 during the First Fork Festival at
Sinnemahoning State Park. Joining the Cameron
County Chamber of Commerce as a duck adoption center
is L&M Lumber on Route 155 just outside of
ducks can be purchased for $2.00 each or a 6-quack
for $10.00. The first place duck owner will receive
$100.00, while second and third place finishers will
take home $75.00 and $50.00 respectively. Seneca
Resources will match the money raised dollar for
dollar. The funds will pay for the fireworks
planned for July 2016. The fireworks draw crowds
from as far away as Ohio and Maryland because of
their noise level.
"Restless Heart" Coming To St. Marys
For the last several years, St. Marys Auto Body has
sponsored a concert, featuring nationally recognized
talent. The company announce this week that the band
Restless Heart will perform on Saturday, March 12th,
2016. More details coming soon