Sunday, July 28, 2013

William H. Hopwood, Jr., 77, of 234 Sunrise Acres Rd., Emporium, PA formerly of Philadelphia died at his residence, Emporium on Friday night. (July 26, 2013)

He was born September 10, 1935 in Philadelphia a son of the late William H. and Frances Hopwood, Sr.

On October 4, 1958 in Philadelphia he married Norma Waters Hopwood, who Survives.
Mr. Hopwood served with the US Navy for four years during the Korean War. He worked for the City of Philadelphia Police Department, as a homicide detective for many years before moving to Emporium in 1975. Bill retired from Pennsylvania Pressed Metals where he worked for several years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Emporium Council #990, Fraternal Order of Police, National Rifle Association and the Gun Owners of America.

In addition to Norma Waters Hopwood
Son: William H. Hopwood, III, Emporium
Son: Dwayne M. Hopwood and his wife Danielle, Emporium
9 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren

Preceded in Death By
Parents: William and Frances Hopwood, Sr.
Brother: John Hopwood
Sister: Elva Etley

There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service at the Barnett Funeral Home 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Monday (July 29, 2013) at 11:00 AM with Father Matt Ryan, Rector, of Emmanuel Episcopal Church officiating.

Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium,

Pennsylvania Memorial Contributions may be made to Cameron County SPCA, P.O. BOX 132, Emporium, PA 15834

Online Condolences may be placed at 

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Arrest Warrant Issued For Emporium Man

The Emporium Borough Police Department reported that as a result of their investigation into the sexual assault of a 13 year old girl that occurred three times between the end of June 2013 and July 17th 2013 at 349 E. 5th Street Extension, Emporium, they obtained an arrest warrant for 
Anthony William ECKENROAD, age 21, of Emporium, PA. 
Anyone who knows where Eckenroad is, is asked to call police.

Monday, July 1, 2013

Local Girls compete in Savannah, Ga

Kamme Guisto (left) and Cassie Frey traveled to Savannah, Ga. this past week to compete at the 2013 YMCA National Gymnastics Championships. Both competed at Level 7, where Cassie placed 7th on vault with a score of 9.025 and Kamme placed 9th on vault with a score of 8.975. The local girls went as part of the 20 participants of the Bradford Flames gymnastics team. The event was held at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. Both girls would like to thank everyone in the Cameron County and Bradford communities for all of their support in their gymnastics activities.