Tidioute Life

Senior Center Menu

Thursday, June 23 will be bacon cheeseburgers, dessert and beverages.

Monday, June 27 will be hot dogs with kraut on them, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, June 28 will be pepper steaks, mashed potatoes, vegetables, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, June 30 will be chicken breasts/ breaded chicken, mashed potatoes dessert and beverages.

Monday, July 4 closed for the holiday.

Tuesday, July 5 chicken wings, macaroni salad, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, July 7 cook’s choice

Remember that the Senior Center is now located in the Community Room at the Tidioute Towers, entrance in through the back door on the Tidioute Creek side.

Dollar Dinner

Wednesday, June 22 there will be Dollar Dinner at the Tidioute United Methodist Church at 6 p.m.

This is open to all who wish to join them. The cost is only $1 per person donation.

Come and join your friends and neighbors for some fine foods and good friendship.

Omission

The scholarship award from the Tidioute Lions Club was omitted from last week’s column.

Bill Weber of Tidioute Lions Club presented their scholarship awards to Jonathan Buccardo, Emily Hagberg and Jordan Wolford.

Public Meeting

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 22 for the Tidioute Bridge Project.

The bridge along Main Street/Babylon Hill Road (Route 127) over Gordon Run in Tidioute Borough is scheduled to be replaced by PennDOT in the early fall of 2017.

The public is invited to attend this meeting to view plans for the reconstruction.

This meeting will be held at the Tidioute Public Library, 197 Main St., on Wednesday, June 22, from 2:30 p.m. till 4:30 p.m.

Second Harvest

The Second Harvest food distribution will be this Saturday, June 25 at 10 a.m. at Tidioute Firehall.

Food is distributed on a first come, first serve basis and is for Warren County residents.

Second Harvest is an institution that is an equal opportunity provider.

Bring two boxes or two laundry baskets to carry your food in.

Watson Grange

Members of the Watson Grange will have their meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at the home of Matt and Miranda Irons in Warren and members will help prepare items for the yard sale.

VFW Golf Tournament

Saturday, June 25 will be the VFW Post 8803 Annual Golf Tournament at the High Level Golf Course in Kossuth.

Payment must be made at the time of your sign up. No refunds.

Fee is $40 per person; make all checks payable to the Servicemen’s Home Corp.

Sidewalk Grants

Any property owner in the borough of Tidioute who is in need of a new sidewalk or needs one where there is not one should stop by the borough office and pick up an application.

Tidioute Borough has been awarded $42,000 in (CDBG) Community Development Block Grant Funds.

Once you fill out your application you will need to set up an appointment with Lori Dunlap at the Warren County Planning Office for approval of your application.

Farmers Market

Vouchers

Farmers Market vouchers are available to Warren and Forest County residents, age 60 and older who meet income guidelines.

Income guidelines are: $21,978 single person, and $29,637 for a couple.

Site will be at the Tidioute Towers, 174 Main St., use the Creek Side entrance of the building, around the back.

Date is Monday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

ID with birth date is required.

Pirates Game

There is a bus trip to the Pirates game in Pittsburgh against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, July 10.

Bus leaves Tidioute at 9 a.m. Cost is $85 per person.

Tickets are on the third baseline between third and home plate. You will be under the overhang so you won’t get wet or burnt.

If interested, call Jackie at 484-7429.

$500 Gift Card

Tidioute Sports Boosters are still selling tickets for a $500 gift card at Dick’s Sporting Goods store.

Tickets cost $5 each and the drawing will be on Sunday, July 3.

Contact any Sports Boosters member or call Amanda Shields at 730-3120.

YETI Cooler & Mug

Tidioute Community Charter School Volleyball team members are selling tickets on a YETI Tundra Cooler 65 and a YETI Coffee Mug.

Tickets are $5 each and the drawing will be Sunday, July 3.

Tickets can be purchased at Evans Market and Buccardo’s Restaurant or from the parents of any of the team members.

Winner need not be present to win.

Raft Races

The annual Anything That Floats Raft Races will be held on Saturday, July 9 at 11 a.m. starting behind the Wildwood and ends at the Tidioute Boat Launch.

The theme is, “Wild Wild West”

Those decorating around the theme will have a opportunity to win the Most Spectacular category.

For more information, contact Sonya Spencer at 706-7566 or Melissa Potts at 730-3528.

New Dawn Singers

The New Dawn Singers will be at the Presbyterian Church in Tidioute on Sunday, July 3 at 11 a.m. for the Sunday morning services.

This is open to he public, all are welcome.

Chain Saw Raffle

St. John Women’s Guild is currently selling tickets on a Stihl Chain Saw model MS251C with an 18-inch bar and carrying case.

Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5 with the drawing set for Sunday, Sept. 25, winner need not be present to win.

Members of the Guild have tickets and there are sales before and after the Saturday 4:30 p.m. Mass and Sunday 11 a.m. Mass.

Cash Raffle

Elsie E. Lynch Am Legion Post 0334 members are having a Cash Raffle with first prize set for $500, second prize is $250 and third prize is $100.

Drawing is set for Sunday, Sept.25 and tickets are $5 each.

There will only be 600 tickets sold. Winner need not be present to win.

St John Church Raffle

Members of St John Church are selling chances on two baskets. Cost is $1 each or 6 for $5

Basket one contains: American Flag, Flag Afghan, WWII ballcap, T-shirt, DVD, tow-books and a mug.

Drawing is set for Saturday, Aug. 6 after the WWII reenactment event.

Calling All Crafters

There will be a Craft Show on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Tidioute Firehall from 9 a.m. till 4:30 p.m.

Cost is $15 per table, and $5 for a rack space.

For more information, contact Reta Adams at 484-7310 or Bev Stotler at 484-3549.

The kitchen will be open with lots of food available.

Victorian Tea

Approximately 75 women and young ladies gathered at the Tidioute Presbyterian Church on Saturday to enjoy a Victorian Ladies Tea.

All the tables were decorated with centerpieces of flowers and pie holders that held the plates of sandwiches. Scones were passed around with creamed butter.

Chicken salad sandwiches and ham salad sandwiches made in croissants were donated by the Weller family, Salads were provided by McDonalds.

Dessert consisted of mini cream puffs.

Servers were Grace, Lilly and Sarah Sabella and Katie Gray. Linda Graves welcomed everyone and made several announcements including introducing and thanking the servers and Barb Downey introduced the entertainers.

Table favors were handmade tea pack holders with a tea bag in them and a poem, “At the End of the Day”.

Entertainment was by Desiree McChesney, soloist who sang “Think of Me” from the Phantom of the Opera, next up was Hailie Cass, flautist and Conor Coughlin, saxophonist who played Battle Hymn of Freedom and Homeward Bound. Grace, Lilly and Sarah Sabella all pianists played several selections on the piano.

Door prize winner was Desiree McChesney, who won the satin Christmas Stocking and there was one winner at each of the eight tables, winning wall hangers of different cities around the world.

Remember, “Life is like a cup of tea, it’s all in how you make it.”

WWII Reenactment

The 8th Annual WWII Reenactment, The Battle of the Bridge at Remagen, is set to take place on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 3 p.m.

The sights and sounds of battle will be present and the streets of Tidioute will be full of action as approximately 250 reenactors representing infantrymen of both American and German decent battle for control of the bridge culminating in an explosion as pyrotechnics are used to simulate the blowing up of the bridge.

This event is being hosted by 99th Infantry Division Historical Society (Battlebabies), Tidioute Borough, Limestone Township, Tidioute VFW Post 8803, and the Servicemen’s Home Corporation.

Reenactors campground is located on Rt. 62 just south of the Tidioute Bridge and is open to the public Friday afternoon and Saturday, Aug. 6 at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. On display will be authentic WWII American and German uniforms, equipment and vehicles.

TCCS Golf Tournament

Evans Market is sponsoring golf tournament for Tidioute Community Charter School on Saturday, Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. at Hi-Level Golf Course.

Cost is $220 per team ($55 per person).

Mulligans and Skins available. This is an 18-hole course with a cart, all beverages and hot dogs will be provided. Picnic and prizes following the event.

Must be 21 years of age (proof of ID required).

To register your team, contact Ryan Guerra at 484-3550.

Passing of

William Atkin

The family of William Atkin, age 71, formerly of Tidioute passed away on Tuesday, June 7 at St Anthony’s Hospital in Gig Harbor, Wash

He is survived by five sisters, Susie Stewart, Candace Druggan, Margie, Grace and Sally.

New Bingo Trip

A Bingo Bus Trip will be traveling to Salamanca to Seneca Gaming and Entertainment for a day of Bingo on Saturday, July 16.

There will be many games to play and chances to play and chances to win cash. The bus will depart from the Northwest Bank Parking lot in Tidioute at 9 a.m. and will return around 6 p.m. There will be stop at the Warren Mall around 9:30 a.m. for a pick up.

Bus tickets are $20 each which is non-refundable and includes an incentive package.

Reservations must be made by July 1. If you have any questions or would like to secure your seat, contact Marci at 8706-3213.

You must be 18 years old or older to attend.

Upcoming Events

22 Public Meeting at Tidioute Library at 2:30

Dollar Dinner at UM Church at 6 p.m.

23 Watson Grange 6:30 p.m.

25 Second Harvest at Firehall 10 a.m.

Tidioute Life

Senior Center Menu

Thursday, June 9 will be beef stew, biscuits, dessert and beverages.

Monday, June 13 will be stuffed cabbage/mac and cheese, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, June 14 will be bacon cheeseburgers, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, June 16 will be omelets, sausage, hash browns, dessert and beverages.

Monday, June 20 will be chicken and biscuits, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, June 21 will be pork loin, mashed potatoes, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, June 23 beef sandwiches, dessert and beverages.

Monday, June 27 will be hot dogs and kraut, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, June 28 will be pepper steaks, mashed potatoes, vegetables, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, June 30 will be stuffed chicken breasts and breaded chicken, mashed potatoes, dessert and beverages.

Call the center located at St John Center at 484-3020.

This menu is subject to change due to availability of food items.

TCCS Graduation

Students in the senior class at Tidioute Community Charter School will receive their diplomas on Friday night at 7 p.m. at the charter school graduation ceremonies.

RISE! Worship

For Women

A fun, spirit-filled night of worship and fellowship for women of all ages. Enjoy a meet and greet book signing with Christian author Lisa Jordan.

Get revived with inspirational speaker Aricka Malec Ladebu. Enjoy great music, snack and more.

Friday, June 10, at the Tidioute First United Methodist Church, doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the main event at 7 p.m.

This is free of charge, but there will be an area for love offerings to be made, to help off-set the cost of outreach ministries that the church is involved in.

VFW Breakfast

Meeting

VFW Post 8803 breakfast meeting will be held on Sunday, June 12 at 8 a.m.

Thank You

VFW Post 8803 would like to extend a thank you to all the Memorial Day participants as well as the crowd.

They truly appreciate everyone making their Memorial Day Parade such a memorable one.

Am Legion Meeting

The Elzie E Lynch AM Legion Post 0334 will be holding its meeting on Tuesday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. at its new Limestone Township location on Rt. 62.

Members are urged to attend this meeting.

Craft Show

The annual Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament will be held Sept. 22-25 and there will be a craft show on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Tidioute Firehall from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Craft Show committee members this year are Reta Adams, Terri Fike and Bev Stotler.

Cost is $15 per table, non-refundable, due by Sept. 2.

Vendors are only permitted to use the 8′ by 32″ tables that will be provided. Using racks in addition to table space is an additional fee of $5 per rack.

Spaces will be assigned upon arrival. Set up is from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Vendors are responsible for your own sales and collecting sales tax if applicable. Also, vendors will be responsible for cleanup around your space. Nothing should be left on the tables or floor. Trash cans will be provided.

Food will be sold by the Tidioute Sports Boosters.

For more information or to book a space, contact Reta Adams at 484-7310 or Bev Stotler at 484-3549.

Victorian Ladies Tea

First Presbyterian Church of Tidioute will be hosting its annual Victorian Ladies Tea on Saturday, June 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased from any member of the Women’s Association or by calling Jane McManigle at 484-3296.

Marlin 1894

Members of the VFW Post 8803 are selling tickets on a Marlin 1894 Lever Action 44 mag.

Tickets are only a $2 donation and are available from Post members and at the bar. Drawing will be June 20.

VFW Golf Tournament

VFW Post 8803 Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 25 at the High Level Golf Course in Kossuth.

Payment must be made at the time of sign up. No refunds.

Fee is $40 per person. Make checks payable to the Servicemen’s Home Corp.

Farmer’s Market

Vouchers

Farmer’s Market vouchers will be available to residents of Warren and Forest counties, age 60 and older who meet income guidelines

Income guidelines: $21,978 for a single person and $29,637 for a couple.

Distribution will be at the Tidioute Senior Center located at the St John Center, 25 First St., Tidioute.

Date is Monday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (keep in mind that Mass at St. John Church is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.)

ID with birth date is required.

YETI Cooler Raffle

Tidioute Community Charter School Volleyball Team members are selling tickets on a YETI Tundra Cooler 65 and a YETI Coffee Mug Courtesy of Kings Building Supply.

Tickets are only $5 each and the drawing will be on Sunday, July 3. Tickets are available from team members and at Evans Market and Buccardo’s Restaurant.

Winner need not be present to win.

$500 Gift Card

Tidioute Community Charter School Sports Boosters members are selling chances on a $500 Dick’s Sporting Goods Gift Card.

Tickets are $5 each and the drawing is set for Sunday, July 3.

Contact Amanda Shields at 730-3120 or any boosters member to purchase your ticket.

Raft Races

VFW Auxiliary members will be hosting the Raft Races, Anything That Floats.

The race begins Saturday, July 9 at 11 a.m. behind the Wildwood Inn just north of Tidioute.

This race will end at the Tidioute Boat Launch where the winners will be presented with trophies.

Cost is $5 per person.

Theme is “Wild Wild West”.

For more information, call Melissa Potts at 730-3528 or Sonya Spencer at 706-7566.

Pirate Fans

There will be a bus going to the Pirates game on Sunday, July 10 leaving at 9 a.m., they will be playing the Cubs.

Tickets will be $85 each and includes the bus and game ticket.

The tickets are on the third base line between third base and home plate.

You will be under the overhang so you won’t get sun burned or wet.

There are seven seats left. If interested, call Jackie at 484-7429.

Cash Raffle

American Legion Post 0334 of Tidioute members are selling chances on a cash raffle

Tickets are $5 each and the prizes are first prize is $500, second prize is $250 and third prize is $100.

Drawing will be on or about Sept. 25.

There are only 600 tickets being sold. Winner need not be present to win.

Chain Saw Raffle

St. John Women’s Guild members are selling tickets on a Stihl Chain Saw, Model MS5251C with an 18-inch bar and carrying case.

Tickets are only $2 each or 3 for $5

Drawing will be Sunday, Sept. 25. Winner need not be present to win.

Want To Walk

Tidioute Community Cruisers Walking Club will be walking on Mondays and Thursdays at 7 p.m.

Gathering point is the Methodist church.

Steps are being tracked and their destination is for their steps to add up to enough steps to reach Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

If you feel like walking and don’t want to walk alone, join them and make yourself feel better.

There is no charge to walk.

New Sidewalks

If you are in need of new sidewalks or would like to put in one where there is not one, consider contacting the borough office and getting an application to see if you just might qualify for the Community Development Block Grand funds.

Borough staff members will be happy to assist you in this program. The funds are there for property owners in Tidioute Borough.

Basket Raffles

Members of St. John Church of Tidioute are raffling a Remagen WWII Basket that contains an American Flag, Flag Afghan, Hat, two books, DVD, mug and t-shirt as a first place prize and second place prize is a smaller basket that contains bath and body products.

Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 and can be purchased from members.

Drawing will be Saturday, Aug. 3, following the WWII Reenactment activities in Tidioute.

Baccalaureate Services

The Tidioute Community Charter School Class of 2016 held its Baccalaureate Services on Sunday, June 5 at 3 p.m. with Rev. Dale Timco as the guest speaker.

He has been the pastor of the Allegheny Bible Church for the past 23 years and a member of our community for 28 years. He has a Masters Degree in Counseling and has worked in that field since 1975. Attended Asbury University and the University of Pittsburgh.

The processional was played by TCCS Band under the direction of Mr. Bush, followed by the “Star Spangled Banner.”

In the absence of Michelle Buccardo, who was under the weather, Heather Cass, office manager, gave the greetings and introduced Timco.

Following the address, the graduates and others in attendance sang the Alma Mater.

Benediction was given by Timco and the Recessional was played by the Tidioute Community Charter School band.

Moore’s Garden Shoppe donated the flowers on the stage.

Members of the Class of 2016 are Sarah Bailey, Teddy Bair, Melissa Bhe, Jonathon Buccardo, Cassandra Byers, Melissa Craig, Emily Hagberg, Austin Harmon, Daniel Heckman, Abigail Hurta, Augustus Martin, Kyle Riel, Lauren Slack, and Jordan Wolford.

Library’s Summer

Reading

The Tidioute Public Library’s Summer Reading Program will run from June 20 to July 18.

Story Hours will be held on Mondays at 1 p.m. for 2 to 6 year olds, and at 2 p.m. for ages 7 to 12 years of age.

There will not be any programs on Monday, July 4.

Registration forms are available at the library and are due by June 15.

The library will also be having a “Read Around the World” challenge for teens and adults.

Participants will be challenged to see how many countries and areas of the world they can read about in books, magazines or newspaper articles.

To qualify for final prizes, you must read about at least 5 countries, and read for a total of 5 hours.

Reading Logs are available at the library. The library is open Mondays and Wednesdays noon to 7 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Public Meeting

A public meeting is planned for the Tidioute bridge project.

The bridge along Main St/Babylon Hill Road (SR127) over Gordon Run in Tidioute Borough is scheduled to be replaced by PennDOT in the early fall of 2017.

The public is invited to a meeting to view plans for the reconstruction.

The meeting will be held at the Tidioute Library, 197 Main St., on Wednesday, June 22, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:40 p.m.

Second Harvest

The Tidioute Second Harvest food distribution will be on Saturday, June 25 at 10 a.m. at the Tidioute Firehall.

Second Harvest, an institution that is an equal opportunity provider.

Food is distributed on a first come first serve basis and is for Warren County residents.

Bring a couple of boxes or laundry baskets to carry your food in as boxes are limited.

Calendar of Events:

9 SWCMA meeting at 7 p.m.

Watson Grange 6:30 p.m.

10 TCCS Graduation Ceremonies at 7 p.m.

“RISE” Worship for Women at Methodist Church 7 p.m.

13 Tidioute Borough Council at 7 p.m.

14 Am Legion Post 0334 at 6:30

St John Women’s Guild at 7 p.m.

18 Victorian Women’s Tea at Presbyterian Church 11:30

22 Public Meeting at Tidioute Library 2:30 p.m.

23 Watson Grange

Tidioute Life

Senior Center Menu

Thursday, June 9 will be beef stew, biscuits, dessert and beverages.

Monday, June 13 will be stuffed cabbage/mac and cheese, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, June 14 will be bacon cheeseburgers, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, June 16 will be omelets, sausage, hash browns, dessert and beverages.

Monday, June 20 will be chicken and biscuits, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, June 21 will be pork loin, mashed potatoes, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, June 23 beef sandwiches, dessert and beverages.

Monday, June 27 will be hot dogs and kraut, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, June 28 will be pepper steaks, mashed potatoes, vegetables, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, June 30 will be stuffed chicken breasts and breaded chicken, mashed potatoes, dessert and beverages.

Call the center located at St John Center at 484-3020.

This menu is subject to change due to availability of food items.

TCCS Graduation

Students in the senior class at Tidioute Community Charter School will receive their diplomas on Friday night at 7 p.m. at the charter school graduation ceremonies.

RISE! Worship

For Women

A fun, spirit-filled night of worship and fellowship for women of all ages. Enjoy a meet and greet book signing with Christian author Lisa Jordan.

Get revived with inspirational speaker Aricka Malec Ladebu. Enjoy great music, snack and more.

Friday, June 10, at the Tidioute First United Methodist Church, doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the main event at 7 p.m.

This is free of charge, but there will be an area for love offerings to be made, to help off-set the cost of outreach ministries that the church is involved in.

VFW Breakfast

Meeting

VFW Post 8803 breakfast meeting will be held on Sunday, June 12 at 8 a.m.

Thank You

VFW Post 8803 would like to extend a thank you to all the Memorial Day participants as well as the crowd.

They truly appreciate everyone making their Memorial Day Parade such a memorable one.

Am Legion Meeting

The Elzie E Lynch AM Legion Post 0334 will be holding its meeting on Tuesday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. at its new Limestone Township location on Rt. 62.

Members are urged to attend this meeting.

Craft Show

The annual Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament will be held Sept. 22-25 and there will be a craft show on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Tidioute Firehall from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Craft Show committee members this year are Reta Adams, Terri Fike and Bev Stotler.

Cost is $15 per table, non-refundable, due by Sept. 2.

Vendors are only permitted to use the 8′ by 32″ tables that will be provided. Using racks in addition to table space is an additional fee of $5 per rack.

Spaces will be assigned upon arrival. Set up is from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Vendors are responsible for your own sales and collecting sales tax if applicable. Also, vendors will be responsible for cleanup around your space. Nothing should be left on the tables or floor. Trash cans will be provided.

Food will be sold by the Tidioute Sports Boosters.

For more information or to book a space, contact Reta Adams at 484-7310 or Bev Stotler at 484-3549.

Victorian Ladies Tea

First Presbyterian Church of Tidioute will be hosting its annual Victorian Ladies Tea on Saturday, June 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased from any member of the Women’s Association or by calling Jane McManigle at 484-3296.

Marlin 1894

Members of the VFW Post 8803 are selling tickets on a Marlin 1894 Lever Action 44 mag.

Tickets are only a $2 donation and are available from Post members and at the bar. Drawing will be June 20.

VFW Golf Tournament

VFW Post 8803 Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 25 at the High Level Golf Course in Kossuth.

Payment must be made at the time of sign up. No refunds.

Fee is $40 per person. Make checks payable to the Servicemen’s Home Corp.

Farmer’s Market

Vouchers

Farmer’s Market vouchers will be available to residents of Warren and Forest counties, age 60 and older who meet income guidelines

Income guidelines: $21,978 for a single person and $29,637 for a couple.

Distribution will be at the Tidioute Senior Center located at the St John Center, 25 First St., Tidioute.

Date is Monday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (keep in mind that Mass at St. John Church is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.)

ID with birth date is required.

YETI Cooler Raffle

Tidioute Community Charter School Volleyball Team members are selling tickets on a YETI Tundra Cooler 65 and a YETI Coffee Mug Courtesy of Kings Building Supply.

Tickets are only $5 each and the drawing will be on Sunday, July 3. Tickets are available from team members and at Evans Market and Buccardo’s Restaurant.

Winner need not be present to win.

$500 Gift Card

Tidioute Community Charter School Sports Boosters members are selling chances on a $500 Dick’s Sporting Goods Gift Card.

Tickets are $5 each and the drawing is set for Sunday, July 3.

Contact Amanda Shields at 730-3120 or any boosters member to purchase your ticket.

Raft Races

VFW Auxiliary members will be hosting the Raft Races, Anything That Floats.

The race begins Saturday, July 9 at 11 a.m. behind the Wildwood Inn just north of Tidioute.

This race will end at the Tidioute Boat Launch where the winners will be presented with trophies.

Cost is $5 per person.

Theme is “Wild Wild West”.

For more information, call Melissa Potts at 730-3528 or Sonya Spencer at 706-7566.

Pirate Fans

There will be a bus going to the Pirates game on Sunday, July 10 leaving at 9 a.m., they will be playing the Cubs.

Tickets will be $85 each and includes the bus and game ticket.

The tickets are on the third base line between third base and home plate.

You will be under the overhang so you won’t get sun burned or wet.

There are seven seats left. If interested, call Jackie at 484-7429.

Cash Raffle

American Legion Post 0334 of Tidioute members are selling chances on a cash raffle

Tickets are $5 each and the prizes are first prize is $500, second prize is $250 and third prize is $100.

Drawing will be on or about Sept. 25.

There are only 600 tickets being sold. Winner need not be present to win.

Chain Saw Raffle

St. John Women’s Guild members are selling tickets on a Stihl Chain Saw, Model MS5251C with an 18-inch bar and carrying case.

Tickets are only $2 each or 3 for $5

Drawing will be Sunday, Sept. 25. Winner need not be present to win.

Want To Walk

Tidioute Community Cruisers Walking Club will be walking on Mondays and Thursdays at 7 p.m.

Gathering point is the Methodist church.

Steps are being tracked and their destination is for their steps to add up to enough steps to reach Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

If you feel like walking and don’t want to walk alone, join them and make yourself feel better.

There is no charge to walk.

New Sidewalks

If you are in need of new sidewalks or would like to put in one where there is not one, consider contacting the borough office and getting an application to see if you just might qualify for the Community Development Block Grand funds.

Borough staff members will be happy to assist you in this program. The funds are there for property owners in Tidioute Borough.

Basket Raffles

Members of St. John Church of Tidioute are raffling a Remagen WWII Basket that contains an American Flag, Flag Afghan, Hat, two books, DVD, mug and t-shirt as a first place prize and second place prize is a smaller basket that contains bath and body products.

Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 and can be purchased from members.

Drawing will be Saturday, Aug. 3, following the WWII Reenactment activities in Tidioute.

Baccalaureate Services

The Tidioute Community Charter School Class of 2016 held its Baccalaureate Services on Sunday, June 5 at 3 p.m. with Rev. Dale Timco as the guest speaker.

He has been the pastor of the Allegheny Bible Church for the past 23 years and a member of our community for 28 years. He has a Masters Degree in Counseling and has worked in that field since 1975. Attended Asbury University and the University of Pittsburgh.

The processional was played by TCCS Band under the direction of Mr. Bush, followed by the “Star Spangled Banner.”

In the absence of Michelle Buccardo, who was under the weather, Heather Cass, office manager, gave the greetings and introduced Timco.

Following the address, the graduates and others in attendance sang the Alma Mater.

Benediction was given by Timco and the Recessional was played by the Tidioute Community Charter School band.

Moore’s Garden Shoppe donated the flowers on the stage.

Members of the Class of 2016 are Sarah Bailey, Teddy Bair, Melissa Bhe, Jonathon Buccardo, Cassandra Byers, Melissa Craig, Emily Hagberg, Austin Harmon, Daniel Heckman, Abigail Hurta, Augustus Martin, Kyle Riel, Lauren Slack, and Jordan Wolford.

Library’s Summer

Reading

The Tidioute Public Library’s Summer Reading Program will run from June 20 to July 18.

Story Hours will be held on Mondays at 1 p.m. for 2 to 6 year olds, and at 2 p.m. for ages 7 to 12 years of age.

There will not be any programs on Monday, July 4.

Registration forms are available at the library and are due by June 15.

The library will also be having a “Read Around the World” challenge for teens and adults.

Participants will be challenged to see how many countries and areas of the world they can read about in books, magazines or newspaper articles.

To qualify for final prizes, you must read about at least 5 countries, and read for a total of 5 hours.

Reading Logs are available at the library. The library is open Mondays and Wednesdays noon to 7 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Public Meeting

A public meeting is planned for the Tidioute bridge project.

The bridge along Main St/Babylon Hill Road (SR127) over Gordon Run in Tidioute Borough is scheduled to be replaced by PennDOT in the early fall of 2017.

The public is invited to a meeting to view plans for the reconstruction.

The meeting will be held at the Tidioute Library, 197 Main St., on Wednesday, June 22, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:40 p.m.

Second Harvest

The Tidioute Second Harvest food distribution will be on Saturday, June 25 at 10 a.m. at the Tidioute Firehall.

Second Harvest, an institution that is an equal opportunity provider.

Food is distributed on a first come first serve basis and is for Warren County residents.

Bring a couple of boxes or laundry baskets to carry your food in as boxes are limited.

Calendar of Events:

9 SWCMA meeting at 7 p.m.

Watson Grange 6:30 p.m.

10 TCCS Graduation Ceremonies at 7 p.m.

“RISE” Worship for Women at Methodist Church 7 p.m.

13 Tidioute Borough Council at 7 p.m.

14 Am Legion Post 0334 at 6:30

St John Women’s Guild at 7 p.m.

18 Victorian Women’s Tea at Presbyterian Church 11:30

22 Public Meeting at Tidioute Library 2:30 p.m.

23 Watson Grange

Tidioute Life

Senior Center Menu

Thursday, June 2 will be sandwiches, dessert and beverages.

Monday, June 6 will be lemon pepper fish, zucchini fries, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, June 7 will be pulled pork sandwiches on homemade rolls, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, June 9 will be beef stew, dessert and beverages.

Monday, June 13 will be stuffed cabbage/macaroni and cheese, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, June 14 will be bacon cheeseburgers, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, June 16 will be omelets, sausage patties, dessert and beverages.

Monday, June 20 will be cook’s choice

Tuesday, June 21 will be chicken and biscuits, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, June 23 will be beef sandwiches, dessert and beverages.

Monday, June 27 will be hot dogs and kraut, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, June 28 will be pepper steaks, mashed potatoes, vegetable, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, June 30 will be stuffed chicken breasts/ breaded chicken, mashed potatoes, dessert and beverages.

Call the center at 484-320 to sign up for lunch as an accurate count is important to the cooks.

This menu is subject to change due to availability of food items.

Garbage Pick Up

This week the garbage pick up will be on Friday, due to the observance of Memorial Day.

WWII Reenactment

Meeting

Committee members of the WWII Reenactment Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the borough office.

Anyone who would like to volunteer their time on Saturday, Aug. 6 is urged to attend this meeting or contact Lee Lindemuth or the borough office.

This year the event will be sponsored by the 99th Infantry Division 393rd Regiment Easy Co. Battle Babies, Tidioute Borough, Limestone Township, Tidioute VFW Post 8803, Servicemen’s Home Corporation, Fort LeBoeuf American Legion Post 285, S.A.L.-Sons of American Legion-Squadron 285

Deerfield Township

Clean-up

Residents of Deerfield Township will have their Spring Clean-up on Saturday, June 4 at the township building beginning at 8 a.m.

Trip to Recycling

Center

Members of the fourth grade class of Tidioute Community Charter School were accompanied to the Tidioute Recycling Center on Thursday by teachers Ms. Hicks and Mr. Manning.

Lions Club member Bill Weber was very good at explaining the different things that are done at the recycling center and the importance of recycling.

The students were interested in all the aspects of the recycling process.

Baccalaureate at TCCS

Baccalaureate service at Tidioute Community Charter School will be held on Sunday, June 5 at 3 p.m.

Guest speaker will be Rev. Dale Timco of Allegheny Bible Church of Tidioute.

Graduation Ceremony

at TCCS

Seniors at Tidioute Community Charter School will have their graduation exercises on Friday, June 10 at 7 p.m. in the school gymnasium.

Worship For Women

Rise!! A night of worship for women.

Friday, June 10 at 7 p.m. at the Tidioute Methodist Church.

A fun, spirit-filled night of worship and fellowship for women of all ages. Enjoy a meet and greet book signing with Christian author Lisa Jordan. Get revived with inspirational speaker Aricka Malec Ladebu.

Enjoy music, snacks and more.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. to the fellowship area with the main event beginning at 7 p.m.

There is no fee to enter, but there will be an area for love offerings to be made, to help offset the cost of outreach ministries that the church is involved in.

Calling All

Bingo Players

A Bingo bus trip will be traveling to Salamanca to Seneca Gaming and Entertaining for a day of Bingo on Saturday, June 18.

There will be many games to play and chances to win cash.

The bus will depart from the Northwest Bank Parking lot at 9 a.m. and will return around 6 p.m. There will be a stop at the Warren Mall to pick up other players around 9:30 a.m.

Cost for the Bus ticket is $20 per person which is non-refundable and includes an incentive package.

Reservations and $20 must be received by June 3. If you have any questions contact Marci at 814-706-3213 or Crystal at 814-730-2437.

Must be age 18 or older to attend.

Watson Grange

Matt Irons, master, presided over the recent meeting of Watson Grange with reports from the following committees: Family Activity-Jean Hollabaugh reminded members of the various contests to be judged at the Warren County Fair in August and read a Dieters Prayer. Youth-Irons said the PA Sate Grange Youth will be making dog toys from old t-shirts to be donated to a local animal shelter; Juniors-Kelly VanOrd said they will meet on Friday, June 3 at 6:30 p.m. to work on crafts; Community Service-Deanna Hollabaugh stated that the Lenhart Cemetery was cleaned with new flags in place and prior to the last meeting-four miles of route 337 was cleaned. Dime Pitch-John Hollabaugh said he has a considerable amount of glass but more would be greatly appreciated. Bob Hollabaugh reported that the kitchen floor needs finished and doors hung. Date is set for Tuesday, May 31.

Lecturer, VanOrd presented a program of readings, ad lib story, oral quiz and a skit.

Upcoming events: Workbee at Pomona Grange on Saturday, June 4 at 8 a.m. Those attending should bring a dish to share for lunch; June 18- Auction at Pomona at 1 p.m. with Watson Grange members manning the kitchen and bazaar table; June 24 and 25 a Yard Sale at 238 Buchanan St in Warren to benefit Watson Grange; July 23-Auction at Pomona with Watson Junior Grange members and families working the kitchen and table; July 25 at 8:30 a.m. Pie Day at Pomona; August 20 at 9 a.m. quarterly Pomona meeting with election of officers.

Watson Grange will meet on June 9 at 6:30 p.m. with dairy products for refreshments in support of June being Dairy Month.

TCCS Golf

Tournament

Evan’s Market is sponsoring a golf tournament that will benefit Tidioute Community Charter School Basketball Teams on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 2 p.m.

This is at Hi-Level Golf Course. Cost is $220/Team ($55/person) event.

Mulligans and Skins available.

18 holes with a cart, all beverages, and hot dogs on the turn will be provided.

A picnic and prizes will follow the event.

Must be 21 years of age (proof of ID required).

To register your team, contact Ryan Guerra at Tidioute Community Charter School at 484-3550.

Walking Club

Tidioute Community Cruisers Walking Club will be walking on Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m.

Their destination is for their steps to add up to reach Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

Those wishing to walk with them should be at the Methodist Church by 6:50 p.m. or contact Kelley McKean.

Victorian Ladies

Tea Party

First Presbyterian Church of Tidioute is hosting its annual Victorian Ladies Tea Party on Saturday, June 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Tickets are available from any Presbyterian Women’s Association member or by calling Jane Downey at 484-3296.

Tickets are $10 each.

Farmers Market

Vouchers

Farmers Market vouchers are available to Warren/Forest County residents, age 60 and older who met income guidelines.

Income guidelines are $21,978 for a single person and $29,637 for a couple.

You can participate in this program at the Tidioute Senior Center on Monday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on a first come first serve basis.

ID with birthdate is required.

$500 Gift Card Raffle

Tidioute Community Charter School Sports Boosters are selling tickets on a $500 gift card for Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Tickets are only $5 each and the drawing will be on Sunday, July 3.

Tickets can be purchased from any member of the Sports Boosters or call Amanda at 730-3120.

Memorial Day Ceremony

Members of VFW Post 8803 were led in a parade by a Tidioute fire truck and Tidioute Community Charter School Band.

Members of the Color Guard led our veterans up Main Street from the VFW Post Home to Scott Street, then turning onto Second Street were they entered the Tidioute Cemetery.

The Auxiliary members followed the veterans.

The exercises were led by Commander Paul Matie as master of ceremonies, Tidioute Community Charter School Band played the “Star Spangled Banner” followed by Fr. Joseph Kalinowski of St John Church giving the invocation.

Steve Golla recited Flanders Field, followed by TCCS band playing the “Battle Hymn of Freedom.”

Dennis Ledebur, CLP of the Tidioute Presbyterian Church, gave the address, followed by the Placing of the Wreath by Bob Hansen.

Dan Edmiston called the Roll of Honor with the Response by Paul Matie.

Fr. Kalinowski gave the benedict followed by the Salute to the Dead by Pequignot-Yeager Post and taps was played by Shawn Merritt and William Brenton.

YETI Cooler 65

Tidioute Community Charter School Volleyball Team members and their families are selling chances on a YETI Cooler 65 and Yeti Coffee Mug courtesy of Kings Building Supply.

Tickets are only $5 each and the drawing will be Sunday, July 3.

Tickets can also be purchased at Evan’s Market and Buccardo’s Restaurant.

Winner need not be present to win.

Raft Races

VFW Auxiliary members are busy putting together another Anything That Floats Raft Race, set to take place on Saturday, July 9 at 11 a.m.

This race starts behind the Wildwood and ends at the Tidioute Boat Launch.

Come early to set up your raft. Entry fee is $5 per person.

Theme this year is “Wild Wild West”.

Those decorating according to the theme will be entered in the “Most Spectacular” category.

Other categories include: First Place, Second Place, Oldest Participant, Youngest Participant, Most People on a Float and the Furthest Distance Traveled to participate.

For more information contact Melissa Potts at 8730-3528 or Sonya Spencer at 706-7566.

All prizes will be awarded at the Tidioute Boat Launch following the race.

Spectators are welcome. Come and cheer your friends and family members on.

Sock Hop For Veterans

VFW Auxiliaries of District 19 held a “Sock Hop for Veterans”.

Auxiliaries were to bring socks to the district meeting that was held in Bradford recently.

There were 434 pairs of socks that were collected and delivered to the Liberty Way Veterans Shelter in Lander.

Doris Svitek, District 19 vice president, and President Val DeCorte presented the socks to the staff and helpers.

Tidioute Events:

June 1 WWII Reenactment Meeting at borough office at 6:30 p.m.

4 Deerfield Township Clean Up

5 Baccalaureate at TCCS at 3 p.m.

9 SWCMA meeting at borough office 7 p.m.

Watson Grange at 6:30p.m.

10 TCCS Graduation at 7 p.m.

Worship for Women at Methodist Church at 7 p.m.

13 Borough Council Meeting at borough office at 7 p.m.

18 Bingo Trip leaving at 9 a.m.

Victorian Ladies Tea Party a Presbyterian Church at 11:30 a.m.

23 Watson Grange at 6:30 p.m.

25 Second Harvest at firehall at 10 a.m.

27 Farmer’s Market Vouchers at Senior Center (St Johns Center) 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.