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Coal Country
Teen Center
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Open Friday and Saturday evenings. 6-10pm. The center is open to all area teens that wish to have a safe place to hang out. We have pool tables, volleyball, board games, group games, video games and music. Plus dances as scheduled. Snacks and drinks are available for purchase.
1102 Maple Avenue
in the former Christ the King Church basement, Maple Street.


Apples for the Students


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Cambria Care Center award volunteer fire companies
EBENSBURG — Two local fire companies were awarded $2,000 during the first-ever Cambria Care Center Golf Classic held earlier this month at the Ebensburg Country Club.
     Members of the Nanty Glo Volunteer Fire Company were the winning team of a special Firefighter Foursome Flight and received $1,500 for their efforts. In addition, the Conemaugh Volunteer Fire Company won the Best of Show Basket and took home $500 to their company from the event which was organized to raise funds for the Fire School of the Volunteer Firemen’s Association of Cambria County & Vicinity.
     “It was a very good event. The turnout was good, the weather was fantastic, and Cambria Care is very happy to have raised a nice amount for the fire school,” said Cate Planisky, organizer of the event. In addition to organizing and sponsoring the tournament that benefitted the fire school, Cambria Care Center also donated the cash awards for the two special fire company events.
     The school, based in Patton, holds classes, seminars, and hands-on training for volunteer firefighters each spring. This past spring, nearly 800 firefighters from across the state participated in the classes.
     Planisky said that Cambria Care Center and the Firemen’s Association plan to meet soon to discuss plans for next year CCC Golf Classic.


Never-Enuff adds webcam in Ebensburg
Never-Enuff Internet & Computer Services has once again expanded their webcam coverage. Mike's Auto in Ebensburg has joined as a webcam sponsor, giving you a view of Lake Rowena (available during daylight hours). You can view the webcam by clicking HERE or by using the permanent link at the right of this page.
   Thanks to our partnership with Never-Enuff Internet & Computer Services you are now able to connect to all of their area webcams by using the links at the right of this page. Future plans include more cameras in our area communities. In the past, the webcams have been a very popular feature to NorthernCambria.com and we have been very happy to be a part of helping you see what is going on in our area. We've heard from folks from Ohio and Florida in addition to other places who have enjoyed viewing the cams and seeing what is going on 'back home'.
   If you know of a business or organization that might like to consider helping place more webcams in our area, have them contact the folks at Never-Enuff to see what they might be able to arrange.
   Help support our local communities! Be sure to patronize the webcam sponsors and let them know you appreciate the webcams.


Centennial History Book second printing available

Barnesboro
                    Centennial History Book
NORTHERN CAMBRIA — The Barnesboro Centennial History Book, originally published in 1994, has been reprinted. If you missed out on the original run, you're in luck! The second printing is now available. The original printing of 2,000 copies in 1994 sold out in 1996. The Susquehanna Historical Society of Northern Cambria decided last year to use funds they have saved to have a reprint of the book done.
     A limited number of books have been reprinted and have been divided and donated to the Northern Cambria Public Library and Hope Fire Company of Northern Cambria as a long-term fundraiser for those organizations. 100% of the proceeds from book sales will stay with these two non-profit groups.
     The books are $40.00 each if picked up and $40.00 each plus $6.00 shipping and handling if ordered by mail.
     You may choose which non-profit you wish to support. If you wish to support the fire company, order from Hope Fire Company, PO Box 1217, Northern Cambria, PA 15714 or pick up your copy at Charlson's Furniture (on behalf of the Fire Company). If you would like to support the library, pick up or order your book from Northern Cambria Public Library, 1030 Philadelphia Avenue, Northern Cambria, PA.
-- Books are beautiful hardbound books with old photos and history of Barnesboro with sections on businesses, churches, people influential to our town and more. Will make a great addition to your bookshelf, or a great gift.


Upcoming Area Events:

November 9, 2014
  • Bridal Show, Queen of Peace Social Hall, Patton.
  • Gun Raffle, Saint Bernard's, Hastings. Tickets are on sale now. This raffle meal will be Beef, Turkey, Ribs, Hot Sausage, with all the normal sides, and drinks. $20 each. There 'may' be extra tickets at the door. Tickets are available at the Parish rectory, call 247-6558 to make arrangements to get yours today.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
  • Celebrate the Season Craft Show and Bake Sale, Queen of Peace Social Hall, Patton.
  • Fall Gun Raffle & Basket Raffle, Westover Area Vol. Fire Co. 5-9pm. Meal will include: Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Beans, Hot Dogs & Saurkraut, Rigatoni with sauce, Cole Slaw
Saturday, November 29, 2014
  • Northern Cambria Christmas Parade, Northern Cambria. 1pm. You are invited to join Hope Fire Company, the Barnesboro American Legion and the Barnesboro Slovak Club as they host the annual Christmas Parade. Line up for the parade will begin at 11:30 am at the north baseball fields. Santa and Mrs. Claus will distribute treats and greet the children at the Barnesboro American Legion on Maple Avenue immediately following the parade. Your support would be greatly appreciated. If your group would like to participate, please contact Mike Hassen of the Hope Fire Company at 814-659-9563 or email bassinhassen@comcast.net. Floats, marching units or anything that will make the parade special are invited to participate.
December 5-7, 2014
  • Dickens of a Christmas", Downtown Ebensburg. “Dickens of a Christmas” is an event based on Charles Dickens and the Victorian-era. This family-oriented Victorian celebration will consist of ice sculptures in town, three craft fairs, sleigh and carriage rides, Victorian teas, holiday displays, a production of “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Show” by Cresson Lake Playhouse, and so much more! For more information, visit www.EbensburgDickens.com
Saturday, December 6, 2014
  • Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus!! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting Susquehanna Township on St. Nicholas Day. Join them at the Susquehanna Township Municipal Garage in Allport. 11am-1pm with a basket raffle from 10-2.. All area children are invited (you need not live in the Township). Includes free snacks, activities and pictures with the Claus' in their sleigh — Moms, Dads and Grandparents are free to join in as well! As always FREE EVERYTHING! For more information, see their flyer here.
  • New York City at Christmas bus trip. For more information, see their flyer HERE.

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