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CCHS Homecoming Parade October 9th


The 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 Prevention Week


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.


Sinnemahone Ultra 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 www.sinnemahone.org


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 www.ultrasignup.com.


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. (Click Here)




Fire Prevention Open House At Emporium Volunteer Fire Department October 6th



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.


Elk 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.



First 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" October 17th



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 knuckles!


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!


ECCHS Alumni Mass October 16th


The Elk County Catholic High School Alumni Association will hold its October Alumni Mass on Friday, October 16 at 9:05 a.m.* at

ECCHS. *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 Highlands.


Non-profit leaders, executives, front line staff, board members and volunteers form Elk County and the surrounding region are encouraged to attend.


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 Republican...


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, CLICK HERE


Chicken 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 Artisan Center



One of 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 Star class. 


The 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 Cameron County.


Dry Land Dog Sled Event


The annual Sinnemahoning State Park Dry Land Sled event will be held on Saturday, October 31st at Sinnemahoning State Park.


Trick Or 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


Guy and 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.


The 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 814-486-1695. 


This event is sure to bring a smile to your face!  All proceeds will benefit the Guy and Mary Felt Manor Auxiliary.


Geocaching 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 From Domino's


It's Friday and we have FREE Domino's Pizza up for grabs. Identify the word from three clues. CLICK HERE






Unique Housing Opportunity For Seniors



Shared Housing, 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.


Openings are available now in our Elk County Houses. For more information call 772-6850.






Helpmates Home Nurses


For over 25 years Helpmates, Inc. has been providing the necessary services to assist people to live safely and independently at home. Helpmates, Inc. Home Care agency and its divisions strive to bring the best of home health services to people of all ages. Visit Our website

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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 Lands 44. 

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 
ltr247@windstream.net or 814-715-2754.  Deadline for the hunt is September 20, 2014.


‘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 Township Sportsmen.


Firequacker 2015 October 10th At First Fork Festival



The 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 Emporium. 


The 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 In March



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









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