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Mar 04, 2018

Watch "Light Up Night" Parade On River 98.9 Facebook Page

Once again this year, The River 98.9, will broadcast the Light Up Night Parade in St. Marys on Friday, November 22nd. Coverage begins at 6:20 p.m.

The broadcast is brought to you by the staff at CNB Bank, with three locations in St. Marys, on Washington Street, On Route 255 at the Walmart Entrance and in Fox Township. At CNB, we are committed to making a difference within the communities we serve. After all, we are neighbors helping neighbors.

Dec 02, 2017

Ridgway YMCA Sponsoring Holiday Day Camp

The Ridgway YMCA is sponsoring a Holiday Day Camp on Wednesday, November 27th, Friday, November 29th and Monday, December 2nd. Day Camp is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Before and after care provided. This is open to children kindergarten to 5th grade. Cost per day is $15 for YMCA members and $20 for non-members.

Nov 18, 2017

Sleepwalker Thanksgiving Eve At Straub Tap Room

Visit the Straub Brewery Visitors Center and Tap room on Thanksgiving Eve, November 27th, from 6 to 9 p.m. Hosted by Sleepwalker, An acoustic trio comprised of Matt Santaniello, Mark Titchner and Bekki Titchner. Roots, rock, blues, country, originals.

Dec 02, 2017

Santa To Visit Fox Township Volunteer Fire Department December 15th

Santa will visit the Fox Township Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday, December 15th from 2 to 4 p.m. All are welcome.

Dec 02, 2017

Straub Insurance Agency

Straub Insurance Agency and Erie Insurance are committed to maintaining a high standard of excellence and establishing a strong relationship of mutual trust and service to each of our clients.

We offer personal attention, full-time professional service, competitive pricing, a broad range of insurance products to meet your needs and an experienced staff of conscientious professionals.

201 John St. • St. Marys PA 15857

Phone: (814) 834-2490 • Fax: (814) 834-7591

318 E. Fourth St. • Emporium PA 15834

Phone: (814) 486-7225 • Fax: (814) 486-9493


Email: info@straubinsuranceagency.com

Dec 02, 2017

Elk Haven Christmas Card Fund

The Elk Haven Christmas Card Fund, sponsored by the St. Marys Chapter of the Catholic Daughters of America, is for individuals to send a Christmas greeting to friends and relatives through a CD of A newspaper ad in The Daily Press. For each greeting purchased a minimum $5 donation is made to Elk Haven.

Donations are being accepted now and may be mailed to: Elk Haven Christmas Card Fund, P.O. Box 853, St. Marys, Pa. 15857.

Donations received from the endeavor as used to toward resident activities at Elk Haven.

Dec 02, 2017

Elk County Footlighters To Present "Sandy Toes & Salty Kisses" In November

The Elk County Footlighters will present "Sandy Toes & Salty Kisses" at the Highlands in St. Marys. The shows are November 21st, 22nd and 23rd. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., Curtain at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 and are available at Northwest Bank in St. Marys, Cliffe's in Ridgway, The Old Brickyard in Johnsonburg, or Click Here

Sep 25, 2016

Meyer Wagner Brown & Kraus

Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning, Real Estate Law & Closings, Auto Accident Attorneys, Business Law. Located at 115 Lafayette Street in St. Marys. Call 781-3445

Jan 17, 2017

Christmas Time Coming To Downtown Emporium

The success of The North Pole in a vacant storefront in Emporium spearheading downtown businesses to repeat the experience at Sarah Janes Art Studio in the former Cappy’s building at 5 East Fourth Street in Emporium.  The store will be decorated floor to ceiling and offering activities for not only children but adults. 


Christmas Time will open November 30 in conjunction with Shop Small Saturday.  Santa will be on hand from 10-2pm.  Each weekend through December Sarah Janes Art Studio will host events.   On Sunday December 1, children will be encouraged to stop by for a story and hot cocoa.  Friday December 6 an adult Plaid Party will be held.  On Saturday December 7 Santa will be available for family pictures and Sunday December 8 in the afternoon an adult boxwood wreath making class will be held.  On Friday December 13, the storefront will be one of the stops on the Cameron County House Tour, Saturday December 14 will be a great time to visit during Christmas in the Wilds and Santa will spend the afternoon.  On Sunday December 15 families are invited to Sarah Janes Art Studio to decorate cookies baked by Aroma Café.  Friday December 20, adults are invited to a wine and wrap party and Santa will make his last visit on Saturday December 21 from 11-3. 

Nov 18, 2017

Breakfast With Santa December 7th Hosted By Ridgway YMCA

The Ridgway YMCA will hold a Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 7th from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the North Broad Street Fire Station.

​This year's event will benefit the Ridgway YMCA Child Care Center. We will be serving pancakes, eggs, sausage & homemade cookies. The cost is $5.00 a person. Every child will receive a gift bag from Santa!

Dec 02, 2017

St. Leo School Soup & Bake Sale Set For November 30th

In conjunction with Ridgway's Yuletide Memories Small Business Saturday St. Leo School will be holding a soup and bake sale., Saturday, November 30th, from 9-3 pm at St. Leo Church Social Hall. Soup and baked goods will be available. Eat-in or take out!

Nov 18, 2017

Helpmates, Inc. Looking For Personal Care Aides

Do you love working with the elderly and want to make a difference in the lives of others? If you are looking for a fulfilling job with rewards and career opportunities then Helpmates, Inc. wants you as part of our team! We offer competitive wages, employee incentives, basic medical packages, paid training, paid travel and more.

Helpmates Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Apply here or check us out online at www.helpmatesinc.com

Mar 04, 2018

Caroling In The Wilds Event December 21st

We are excited to announce the Second Annual Caroling in the Wilds event, to be hosted in Emporium PA on December 21 2019. Last years event, which was completely impromptu, exceeded all expectations. We would like this years event to be bigger and better!

• The event will start at 6:00pm on Saturday December 21 at the Hygrade Inn. You are welcome to arrive any time after 5:30pm for some light refreshments before exercising those vocal chords!

• Dress to be festive and win the MOST FESTIVE COSTUME CONTEST!

Mar 04, 2018

Community Lunch With Santa Will Be Held December 7th

The Bennetts Valley Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor a Community Lunch With Santa on Saturday, December 7th at the Bennetts Valley Elementary School. The day includes a lunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus, treat bags and Chinese auction.

Mar 04, 2018

St. Marys Lions Club Breakfst With Santa December 8th

The St. Marys Lions Club "Breakfast With Santa" will be held on Sunday, December 8th at 9:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. The breakfast will be served at Gunners Restaurant and Inn. Cost is $3.00 per person, children 4 and under are free. 

Nov 18, 2017

St. Marys Area United Way Campaign

The St. Marys Area United Way relies on the contributions from companies and local individuals. Those donations support the financial needs of non-profit agencies that serve the health and human welfare needs of our community. If you would like to become one of these individual or corporate donors, please call 834-1845 or mail your check to the St. Marys Area United Way, 44 So. St. Marys Street, St. Marys, PA 15857

Nov 18, 2017

St. Marys Auto Body Sponsoring Craig Morgan Concert March 7th, 2020

St. Marys Auto Body proudly presents Country Music Icon and Grand Ole Opry Member, Craig Morgan at the St. Marys Area High School! Tickets on sale, Saturday, November 9th @ 10 am - available at 1021 Trout Run Road, St. Marys, PA or call (814) 781-1961 or online www.stmarysautobody.com All seats just $45.00 + handling/tax!

Nov 18, 2017

Ridgway Planning Yuletide Memories Winter Festival

Join the Ridgway Community on Saturday, November 29th and 30th, as we kick off the holiday season. On November 29th, Santa will arrive at the gazebo at 6 PM. Saturday, there is a day of events and downtown sales and specials happening, along with another visit from Santa. There will be a surprise guest popping up throughout the weekend too!

Nov 10, 2016

Connect Faster With Zito Media Internet

Zito Media has launched the new SMS Support Option for customers to use as an alternative to calling or emailing customer support. This option can be found under the Contact section of our website and is available between the hours of 9 AM EST and 9 PM EST. Just text us at 814-200-0728.


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Mar 04, 2018

St. Marys Rotary Club Seeking New Members

Looking for something to do? Have some free time? Want to get out and socialize? Want to give back to the community? Want to have fun? Why not check us out. We are looking for new members. We always have an enjoyable meeting each week. Interested???? Message us or leave a comment, or call 834-1874 to get more information. Our Club has served the community of St. Marys for 70 years!

Mar 04, 2018

United Methodist Women's 2019 Holiday Bazaar November 23rd

The United Methodist Women's 2019 Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 23rd from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations can be brought to the church Friday, November 22nd, or Saturday, November 23rd before 8:30 a.m.

The event will feature a Cookie Walk with a variety of delicious homemade cookies to choose from.

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The River 98.9 Thanksgiving Word Scramble!

November 16, 2019

It's our annual Thanksgiving Word Scramble. Check out the clues to help you identify a word or phrase that pertains to Thanksgiving! Daily winners receive Pennsylvania lottery Tickets. Daily winners also qualify to win our Grand Prize, a Holiday gift certificate from Save A Lot! CLICK HERE TO PLAY!

Ann Pistner Gabler, From St. Marys Area Chamber & Hannah Brock, From City Of St. Marys Talk About "Light Up Night"

November 16, 2019

St. Marys will kick-off the Holiday Season on Friday with "Light Up Night". The Christmas lights around the City will be turned on at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Santa Parade.

This year there are several businesses and organizations participating in the event. CLICK HERE as Ann Pistner Gabler, from the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce, and, Hannah Brock, from the City of St. Marys, discuss this years activities.

Pennsylvania's Unemployment Rate At 4.2 Percent

November 20, 2019

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its employment situation report for October 2019. 

Pennsylvania's unemployment rate was up two-tenths of a percentage point from September to 4.2 percent. The national rate was up one-tenth of a percentage point over the month to 3.6 percent. The commonwealth's unemployment rate matched last October's rate while the national rate was down two-tenths of a percentage point over the year. 

Pennsylvania Preparing For Deer Season

November 20, 2019

A Saturday opener for the firearms deer season and the possibility of more older bucks throughout the Commonwealth have many Pennsylvanians excited about Nov. 30 and the weeks to follow.

Last year’s firearms deer season saw rainy weather nearly statewide throughout much of the opening day. But even then, 30 percent of the antlered deer harvested in the 2018-19 firearms season were taken on opening day. It was the best day of the season for buck harvest.

It’s likely that opening day will continue to be the best for buck harvest this year, when the season will open on a Saturday. And there now is a third Saturday in the season, as well, since the season was expanded from 12 days to 13 to accommodate a Saturday opener in which more hunters likely will be able to participate.

Sunday Hunting Legislation To Be Signed By Gov. Wolf

November 16, 2019

Gov. Tom Wolf will sign legislation allowing hunting on three Sundays a year in Pennsylvania.

The Senate voted 38-11 on Wednesday, the bill's last hurdle before it heads to Wolf's desk.

The bill permits Sunday hunting one day during rifle deer season, one during statewide archery deer season and a third day the Game Commission selects.

It also requires a landowner's written permission and makes it easier for wardens to enforce the anti-trespassing law. The long-fought issue overcame opposition from farmers and outdoors groups.

Cards For Troops Program At Barbara MOscato Brown Memorial Library

November 20, 2019

Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library invites all area youth to stop by now through Dec. 7 to help with the Cards for Troops program.

Children can come into the library multipurpose room any time during the library’s normal operating house and use the supplies and cards provided to create a custom card. Children can choose a card with a pre-printed message, or they can use markers and crayons to write their own message.

The cards will be included with Emporium’s Military Christmas Boxes this year. Each card will be sent to a military member serving abroad.

Tickets On Sale For Holiday House Tour In Cameron County

November 18, 2019

The yearly fundraiser for the Cameron County Fireworks will blast off Friday December 13.  It is the Cameron County Holiday House Tour.  This year A Christmas Time at Sarah Jane’s Studio, a home in a converted church with a retro theme, a Victorian home and The Hygrade included as well as a final stop at the The Hive. 


Tina Solak, executive director of the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce says the diverse styles of decorating has created a stir in the community.  Only 70 tickets are available and already one session has sold out from the word of mouth.  Everyone will gather at The Hive following the tour to enjoy refreshments and get a tour of the newest business to open in the county.


Tickets are available online at Eventbrite or from the chamber office.  They are $20 each.

Watch St. Marys City Council Meeting

November 19, 2019

St. Marys City Council met Monday at City Hall. (Watch Meeting Here)

There was a special presentation by the Northern Pennsylvania Regional College. A Presentation from the St Marys Recreation Board and Redevelopment Authority.

A number of Ordinances were also considered for adoption.

Council will also consider for publication an ordinance providing for the levy and assessment of taxes for fiscal year 2020. And, a resolution for the 2020 city Preliminary budge for various funds.

Ridgway Woman Facing Drug Charges After Incident On Maple Street

November 19, 2019

Ridgway police reported filing charges of possession of drug paraphernalia against Carissa Klawuhn, 26, of Maple Avenue. The charges stem from an incident at Klawuhn's residence. According to police, they were called to the residence after receiving a report of a 911 hang up call. Police spoke with Klawuhn and a man, who had been involved in a verbal altercation. During their investigation, police located two sip-loc bags that were determined to have previously contained methamphetamine. Charges were filed.

Ridgway Man Facing Charges After Two Separate Incidents

November 19, 2019

Ridgway police reported filing charges of disorderly conduct against  Michael Chittester, 27, formerly of Bradford. The charges stem from an incident that occurred on south Mill Avenue. According to police, Chittester made statements to an elk County Sheriff's Deputy that Chittester would find out where the deputy lived and follow him home, in an effort to intimidate the deputy. These statements were made immediately following the first day of a trial in which Chittester was the defendant in and the deputy had provided courthouse security for. 

Chittester was also charged with disorderly conduct after an incident that occurred int he parking lot of the Elk county Courthouse. Police report that during a break of the second day of his trial, Chittester made inappropriate and alarming comments about a commonwealth witness in the presence of several other witnesses. Charges were filed.

Burglary Investigated On Howard Circle In Cameron County

November 19, 2019

Emporium State Police are investigating a burglary involving a known 42 year old man from Emporium. The burglary took place on Howard Circle. A known 46 year old female is the the victim.

Christmas House Tour Schedule In Cameron County

November 18, 2019

Tickets on sale! $20 and limited to 70. Friday December 13. Benefits fireworks! Tour a home filled with decorations from the 1950-60 era. See inside a Victorian beauty, learn more about The Hygrade and visit with Santa downtown at A Christmas Time! After all that enjoy refreshments at The Hive.

Tickets On Sale For Events At "A Christmas Time"

November 18, 2019

A new event in Cameron County is planned for Friday December 6.  A plaid party will be held at A Christmas Time.  Attendees asked to wear plaid, and if not, Santa will collect an extra $5 from them at the door.  This event kicks off the adult events planned for Sarah Janes Art Studio in downtown Emporium.  Tickets are $20 each and include appetizers, and music.  It is a BYOB event.  Tickets are limited and can be purchased online at Eventbrite or in person at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce office.


Crafters invited to create their own boxwood wreath on Sunday December 8 from 3-5pm.  The class taught by Pat Martin will be held at A Christmas Time.  The cost of the class is $25.00 Boxwood, wire, a frame and bow all included.  Attendees should bring wire clippers and cutters.  Seats are limited to 10 people.  Tickets available at Eventbrite or in person at the chamber office.

Holiday House Decorating Contest In Cameron County<