Tidioute Life

Senior Center Menu

Thursday, July 28 will be Roast Chicken and gravy, homemade stuffing, baby carrots, whole wheat bread, pineapple and oranges.

Monday, August 1 will be Chicken, Gravy, peas and carrots over biscuits, Italian Vegetable Medley, applesauce and sugar cookie.

Tuesday, August 2 will be Turkey Salad Sandwich with lettuce and tomato, pasta salad, 3 bean salad, whole wheat bread, fresh fruit.

Thursday, August 4 will be BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, seasoned redskin potatoes, fresh coleslaw, whole wheat roll, fresh fruit.

Monday, August 8 will be Sweet Sausage Sandwich with peppers and onions, Buttered Potatoes, sliced carrots, hot dog roll, vanilla ice cream.

Tuesday, August 9 will be Stuffed Chicken Breast with gravy, whipped potatoes, green beans, whole wheat bread, fresh fruit, cookie.

Thursday, August 11 will be BBQ Chicken Breast, Baked Potato, sweet corn, whole wheat bread, mandarin salad.

Monday, August 15 will be Baked Meatloaf, with gravy, Parsley Potatoes, mixed vegetable Medley, whole bread, cinnamon applesauce.

Tuesday, August 16 will be Turkey and Gravy over Noodles, Whipped Potatoes, sliced carrots, whole wheat bread, Chocolate Brownie.

Thursday, August 18 will be Ham and Provolone Sandwich with lettuce and tomato, Fresh Broccoli Salad, Fresh Melon, whole wheat bread, gelatin.

Monday, August 22 will be Grilled Chicken Sandwich with lettuce, tomato and mayo, Potato Salad, wheat sandwich roll, mixed fruit salad.

Tuesday, August 23 will be Hot Dog with kraut, Whipped Potatoes, sweet peas, hot dog roll, fresh fruit.

Thursday, August 25 will be House Seasoned Chicken Breast with gravy, Blended Rice, Summer Vegetables, Whole wheat bread, fresh fruit.

Monday, August 29, will be Baked Salisbury Steak with mushroom gravy, Garlic and Butter Potatoes, broccoli, wheat bread, Lemon fluff dessert.

Tuesday, August 30 will be Grilled Chicken Salad with cheese, Tossed Salad with Tomato, carrots, cabbage and dressing, whole wheat bread, fresh melon and gelatin.

Remember to call 723-3763 at least two day in advance to sign up for lunches.

Sons of

American Legion

The Sons of the American Legion Post 0334 will meet on Thursday, July 28 and hold elections of officers.

There were 14 members present at the last meeting. Meetings are being held at the new American Legion Post located south of Tidioute bridge in the former Northwest Engineering building.

For more information, contact Mike Craft at 706-0417.

Kids Movie Day

Tidioute Public Library will be showing a PG-rated film from Walt Disney Animation Studios on Saturday, July 30 at 1 p.m.

Since the library’s movie license agreement does not allow advertising of the movie title outside of the library, call the library for more details and movie title at 484-3581.

All children must be accompanied by an adult or have a signed permission slip.

Hours of operation are Monday and Wednesday noon to 7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bingo Trip

Bingo Bus Trip will be traveling to Salamanca to Seneca Gaming and Entertaining for a day of Bingo on Sunday, Aug. 14.

There will be many games to play.

They will depart from Northwest Bank Parking Lot in Tidioute at 9 a.m. and will return around 6 p.m. There will be a stop at the Warren Mall to pick up more players around 9:30 a.m.

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

Reservations and payments must be received by July 29. If you have any questions call Marci at 706-3213

Must be age 18 or older to attend.

Annual Picnic

The Servicemen’s Home Corp Annual Picnic will be held on Saturday, August 20 from noon till 6 p.m. Eating at 2 to 4 p.m. at the Tidioute Bucktails.

Cost is $5 per person/children under the age of 12 are free.

No alcohol will be served. Beer, pop and food will be furnished.

Sign up a must.

Skilled Laborer Needed

Tidioute Borough is seeking a full time skilled laborer for the Maintenance Department.

The candidate must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid Pa. driver’s license.

Knowledge of municipal, water and sewer plant operations and or operator’s license is a plus.

Position offers a full benefit package including paid vacation, sick time, health and dental insurance, and a retirement plan. Salary is based on experience.

Applications will be accepted until Friday, Aug. 19.

You can apply on line at www.tidioute.org or submit resumes to: Tidioute Borough Office, 129 Main St., Tidioute, PA 16351 during regular office hours of 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

TCCS Golf Scramble

Evan’s Market is presenting a golf scramble to benefit the basketball teams at Tidioute Community Charter School.

This will be held on Saturday, August 13 at 2 p.m.

This is at the Hi-Level Golf Course and is $220 per team ($55 per person).

Mulligans and Skins available.

18 holes of golf with a cart, all beverages, and Hot Dogs on the turn will be provided.

Picnic and prizes following the event.

You must be 21 year of age (proof of ID required.)

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

Pick Up Cig Butts

Smokers are reminded to pick up your cigarette butts and don’t leave them lying around at the Medical Center or on any other public property.

Help us to keep our community picked up.

Afghan Raffle

Members of the Tidioute Senior Center are currently selling chances on a full sized afghan.

Tickets are only $1 each and 3 for $2. Drawing will be in September.

Military Addresses

The VFW Auxiliary of Post 8803 is getting ready to send out the Troop Boxes once again and are in need of addresses of those serving outside the USA.

If you know of someone serving outside the USA, share their address with Doris Svitek, P. O. Box 105, Tidioute, PA 16351.

Gun Raffle

VFW Post 8803 members are selling tickets on an Inland M1 1945 30 cal. Carbine.

Tickets are $2 each and are available at the bar.

Drawing will be on Sept. 19. Winner need not be present to win.

$500 Gift Card

Tidioute Sports Booster are selling chances on a $500 Gift Card for Dick’s Sporting Goods Store.

Cost is $5 per ticket and the drawing will be on Sunday, Sept. 25 during the PSCFT closing ceremonies.

Winner need not be present to win. For more information contact Amanda at 814-730-3120.

Glassware Needed

Watson Grange members will be once again manning their Dime Pitch Booth during in the fishing tournament festivities from Thursday, September 22 to Sunday, September 25.

They are in need of glassware that a dime could be fit into.

If you have any glassware for them contact John Hollabaugh.

Crafters Needed

Crafters are still needed to fill the firehall on Saturday, September 24 for the Annual Fall Craft Show that coincides with the fishing tournament.

Crafters can set up as early as 7 a.m. and the show with sales of all kinds will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This event will be at the Tidioute Firehall.

Here is a chance to purchase some early Christmas presents, or some new things for yourself.

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

Stihl Chainsaw Raffle

Members of St John Guild are selling chances on a Stihl Chainsaw Model MS251C with an 18-inch bar and carrying case.

Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5 and the drawing will be Sunday, September 25, 2016 Winner need not be present to win.

Cash Raffle

The Elzie E. Lynch Am Legion Post 0334 is currently selling tickets on a Cash Raffle.

Prizes are $500 for First Place, Second Place is $250 and Third Place is $50.

Tickets are $5 each and the drawing will be on Sunday, September 25.

There are only 600 tickets being sold.

Winner need not be present to win.

WWII Reenactment

August 6, at 3 p.m. the action begins in Tidioute for the 8th Annual WWII Reenactment, The Battle of the Bridge at Remagen.

The streets of Tidioute will be filled with approximately 250 reenactors representing infantrymen of both American and German decent battling for control of the bridge culminating in an explosion as pyrotechnics are used to simulate the blowing up of the bridge.

Opening ceremonies are at 2 p.m. with several bits of information shared with those in attendance. Desiree McChesney will sing the National Anthem.

There will be a special viewing area for the veterans and there will be several areas with bottled water. If anyone would like to donate bottled water you can do so by dropping it off at the borough Monday through Friday during the regular business hours or call 484-7424, hours are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Reenactors will have their campgrounds in the Limestone Township ballfield just south of the Tidioute bridge on the right hand side next to the Tippy Canoe. The encampment will be open to the public on Friday, August 5 till dusk and Saturday, August 6 from 11 a.m. till 2 p.m.

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

25th Anniversary

Friends of Paula (Ludwig) and Ernie Johnson are invited to send anniversary cards to them to help them celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary which is Aug. 17 and their address is 1522 Howard Rd., Russell, PA 16345.

Paula has been busy with her mother Dianna Ludwig and her sister Darla would like to do this nice thing for her. So lets shower them with lots of cards.

Bake Sale

Residents at the Tidioute Towers will be having a Bake Sale on Saturday, August 6 from 9 a.m. to noon out front on the Main St Side, they will also have bottled water.

August Birthdays

1. Nikki Coughlin, Drew Proper

2. Dominic Gionti, Jacqui Schwab

3. Anna Sabella, Linnea Evatt, Steve Druggan

4. Tom Martin

5. none

6. Dick Palmer, Chris Roofner Jr.

7. Shawn Fulkman, Nathan Brown, Dawn King, Emily McGuire-Wilcox

8. Claudia Spargo, Jack Clinger, Lisa Swartz, Ann Cass, Karley Schwab

9. Laurie Edwards, Donna Ambos, Brook Martin, Jacob Devereaux, Mia Beatty, Bradley Nuttall, Gerrie Anderson

10. Brandon Gourley, Treyah Selfridge, Marlene Higgins, Chuck Swartz, Billy Emple, Donald Smith, Maureen McAfoose

11. Mona Flasher, Daisy McDonald

12. Dustin Sudul, Victoria Wolford, Margaret Bernacky, Noah Coughlin, Kate Craft-Czar, Bruce Ziegler, Job Faler, Aubrey Peterson

13. Fran King, Bill Klos, Lauren Roofner, John Sperko, Lauren Slack

14. Jarod Roofner, Robert Kane, Eli Martin, Ann Hillberry, Bret Moore, Michelle Buccardo, Clay Cass

15. Noah Sudul, Andrew Sveda, Nellie Miller, Joan McManigle, Courtney Edwards

16. Alex Q. Sabella, Joshua Spulecki, LaRenda Ressler, Marissa Weaver, Trustin McDonald, Sandy Carter

17. Sharon Hulings, Tarica Albaugh, Tim Anderson, Mason Edwards, Chris Houghton, Sunora Henderson

18. Alexander Meneo, Connor Faulkner, Brenda Anderson, Grace Kitelinger

19. Jodie King, Kelsey Nuttall, Stephanie White, Daniel Sveda, Carol Morrison, Sonya Spencer, Taylor Fike-Parker

20. Britta Morrison-Nerber, Samantha Daelhousen, Amelia Miller

21. Chad Ressler, Marlee Nuttall, Maria Spargo, Melissa Potts, ZoAnn Nicholson, Amber McAfoose

22. Earl Edwards, Les Lindemuth, Timothy Eric Sabella III, Donna Strain

23. Mindy Fox, Christopher Jones, Bonnie Lund, Chad McLaughlin, Walter (Buck) Lindsay, Kyle E. Schwab

24. Arthur Rossiter, Wendy Jamieson, Hannah Hutley

25. Crystal Williams, Tootie Brown, Jackie Edmiston, Larry Sutton, Jill McIntyre, Susan Ressler

26. Mindy Veasey, Chase Ryan Myers, Rayne Watters, Chris Morgan

27. Landon Anderson, Nan Anderson, Mark Benner, Hannah Fedele, Paulette Pascarella, Andrea Shoemaker, Christine Colbert

28. Chuck Brandt, Tim Jones, Karla Klos

29. Valerie Walsh, Cathy Coughlin, Shirley Gresham, Joanne Spor, Cara Parker, Lynda McKay, Jessica Martin-Call, Skylar Fry

30. Kim Mineweaser, Adrianne Robertson, Brandon Shields, Gage Faulkner

31. Ryan Houghton, Doug Wilcox, Clint Moore

Tidioute Life

Senior Center Menu

Thursday, July 21 will be an Italian Hoagie with Lettuce, Tomato along with Parmesan Red Potatoes, Garden Salad with Tomato, carrots, crouton and dressing, Hoagie Roll and Fresh Seasoned Melon.

Monday, July 25 will be Breaded Pork Chop with Gravy, whipped potatoes, succotash, whole wheat bread, oatmeal cookie.

Tuesday, July 26 will be Potato Crusted Fish, Macaroni and Cheese Twists, stewed tomatoes, whole wheat bread, applesauce.

Thursday, July 28 will be Roast Chicken and Gravy, homemade stuffing, baby carrots, whole wheat bread, pineapple and oranges.

Monday, August 1 will be Chicken and Gravy, Peas and Carrots over Buttermilk biscuits, Italian Vegetable Medley, applesauce and sugar cookie.

Tuesday, August 2 will be Turkey Sandwich with tomato and lettuce, Pasta Salad, three Bean Salad, whole wheat bread, fresh fruit .

Thursday, August 4 will be BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, seasoned Redskin Potatoes, fresh coleslaw, wheat bread, fresh fruit.

Monday, August 8 will be Sweet Sausage Sandwiches with peppers and onions, Buttered Potatoes, sliced carrots, hot dog roll, vanilla ice cream.

Tuesday, August 9 will be Stuffed Chicken Breast with gravy, whipped potatoes, Green Beans, whole wheat bread, fresh fruit,.

Thursday, August 11 will be BBQ Chicken Breast, Baked Potato, Sweet Corn, whole wheat bread, mandarin oranges.

To sign up for lunches you must call 814-723-3763 Ext 129 at least two days in advance as there will not be any extra lunches.

Am Legion

Sons of the Am Legion Post 0334 will have a meeting on Thursday, July 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Post located on RT 62 just south of Tidioute Bridge (located in the former Northwest Engineer building).

Officers need to be elected so meetings can be conducted on a regular basis.

For more information please contact Mike Craft at 707-6238

Take Outs Allowed

The Senior Center has changed the ruling on take out lunches.

If you want a take out lunch you must bring your own container even if you live at the towers. The center will not provide any take out containers.

Leash Law

Those in Tidioute borough need to remember that there is a Leash Law concerning your dog/dogs.

All dogs must be kept on a leash or chained up when outside. This is for all pet owners with no exceptions as to who you are or where you live.

Pet Clean-up

All dog owners must clean up all feces from your dog and do not leave it on someone else’s property.

Not cleaning up after your dog is against the law and charges will be brought up against you and fines will be imposed.

Property owners are starting to take pictures and will present them to law enforcement officers for further action, so lets clean up after those dogs, please .

Skilled Laborer Needed

Tidioute borough is seeking a full time skilled laborer to join their Maintenance Department.

Candidate must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license. A knowledge of municipal, water and sewer plant operations and or operator’s license is a plus.

Position offers a full benefit package including paid vacation, sick time, health and dental insurance, and a retirement plan.

Salary will be based on experience.

Applications will be accepted until Friday, August 19, 2016.

Apply on line at www.tidioute.org or submit a resume to: Tidioute Borough Office, 129 Main ST, Tidioute, PA 16351

VFD Golf Scramble

Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their Annual Golf Scramble on Saturday, July 23 at the River Ridge Golf Course with a 10 a.m. Shotgun Start.

The format is a four person scramble with a fee of $40 per person which will include green fees, riding car, prizes, lunch and beverages on course.

All CASH payout with prizes as follows: First place scratch of $200; Second place scratch of $160; Third place scratch of $100; and First Place Peoria system of $140.

Prize payout is based on a full field of 15 teams consisting of men, ladies, and mixed teams all welcome.

Extra costs may include skins, mulligans, and fund raising games on course.

If there are any questions please the River Ridge Golf Course at 814-676-3712.

Troop Boxes

The members of the VFW Post 8803 Auxiliary of Tidioute are still looking for addresses for our Military Personnel serving outside the USA so they can send them a Troop Box that is filled with items they may not be able to find where they are stationed. Most of all they will be a symbol of the support for all the sacrificing they make for us.

If you know of any Service Personnel that would like to receive one of these boxes, please send their name and address to Doris Svitek, P. O. Box 105, Tidioute, PA 16351 or call her at 814-484-7218.

Watson Grange

The quarterly birthday dinner was held recently at Watson Grange honoring Matt Irons, John Hollabaugh, and Rick Van Ord.

Matt Irons presided over the meeting which followed with reports from the yard sale, PA State Grange Youth Camp that was attended by Irons, Watson Junior Grange concerning their projects for judging at the Warren County Fair, kitchen floor which has been completed and reminder from Family Activity Chairperson about contests ending with readings about “Why Do Cheerios Not Sink” and How do they get pimentos into stuffed olives.

It was also noted that more glass items are needed for the Dime Pitch Booth at the Fishing Tournament Festivities.

Members reported having medical problems included Miranda Irons recovering from Carpal Tunnel Surgery on both wrists and Whitney Check whose platelet numbers are to low.

Kelly Van Ord, Lecturer said that July 14th has three National Days: Bastille Day, Pandemonium Day and Nude Day. She gave a quiz on July and then introduce Maddie Warham who attended PA State Junior Grange Camp who related her experiences for her first year at camp. Maddie also served as Ceres not only at camp but for the Watson Grange meeting doing the Flag Presentation.

Upcoming events include: Auction at Grange on Warren County Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 23 at 1 p.m. with the Junior Grange working the kitchen and bazaar table. Pie Day on Monday, July 25 at Grange on Warren County Fair Grounds at 8:30 a.m.; Watson Junior Grange meeting on Tuesday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m.

The next scheduled meeting of Watson Grange will be on Thursday, July 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Day at the YMCA

Free Community Days at the YMCA in Warren run July 27, August 10 and August 24.

A bus will leave Tidioute Community Charter School at 10 a.m. and be back at Tidioute Charter School at 4 p.m. They will pick up both youth and families.

There must be a minimum of 20 participants to send a bus.

For more information, please call the Charter school at 484-3550.

TCCS Golf Scramble

Tidioute Community Charter School Basketball Teams are having a Golf Scramble on Saturday, August 13 at the Hi-Level Golf Course at 2 p.m.

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

Mulligans and Skins available.

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

Prizes and picnic following the event.

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

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

This Golf event is presented by Evan’s Market with all proceeds benefiting the TCCS Basketball Teams.

Afghan Raffle

Those who are attending the Tidioute Senior Center on a regular basis are raffling a Handmade Afghan of multiple color squares.

Tickets are only $1 each and 3 for $2 with the drawing set for September.

5K Run

The Tidioute TATA’s 5K River Run is set for Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 9 a.m.

This will be the third annual 5k held by the community based grass roots organization know as the Tidioute TATAs.

This year the 5k will be held on our picturesque bike hike trail along the Allegheny River and is open to runners and walkers of all ages.

A $20 registration fee will be accessed and an event T-shirt will be provided.

Whether you walk or stroll, consider joining in for a worthy cause- Neighbors helping Neighbors.

VFW Gun Raffle

VFW Post 8803 members are raffling an Inland M1 1945 30 cal. Carbine.

Tickets are only $2 each and can be purchased at the bar or from members.

Drawing will be on Monday, September 29.

Winner needs not be present to win.

$500 Gift Card

Members of the Tidioute Sports Boosters are selling chances on another $500 Dick’s Sporting Goods gift card.

Cost is $5 per ticket and the drawing will be held September 25, during the fishing tournament closing ceremonies.

Winner need not be present to win.

St John Raffle

St John Church of Tidioute is holding a raffle on August 6 for a Remagen Basket that contains an American Flag, a homemade Flag Afghan, Ball cap, two books, and mug and a DVD and t-shirt. Second place prize will be a small basket containing Bath and Beyond Products.

Tickets are on sale for $1 each or 6 for $5.

Am Legion Drawing

Am Legion Post 0334 of Tidioute is holding a Cash Raffle with First Prize being $500; Second Prize of $250 and Third Prize of $500.

Drawing will be Sunday, September 25 and cost is only $5 per ticket. Winner need not be present to win.

Craft Show

The annual Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament Craft Show will be held at the Tidioute Firehall on Saturday, September 24 from 9 a.m. till 4:30 p.m.

Table costs are $15 each and an additional fee of $5 will be charged for floor space for racks or larger items.

Set up will be Saturday morning from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

To reserve your space please contact Reta Adams at 814-484-7310 or Bev Stotler at 814-484-3549.

Chainsaw Raffle

Members of the St John Women’s Guild are currently selling raffle tickets for a Stihl Chainsaw Model MS251C with an 18 inch bar and carrying case.

Tickets are $2 each and $3 for $5 with the drawing set of Sunday, September 25, 2016

Winner need not be present.. Members will be at Tidioute Trading Post and Family Dollar selling tickets on Saturdays from now till Sept.

Also, tickets can be purchased before and after Mass at St John Church or contact Jane at 484-7747.

Tidioute Lions Club

Tidioute Lions Club recently installed a ramp for a Tidioute resident and earlier replaced some steps and a handrail for another resident.

Projects like this are done by the Tidioute Lions Club with funds received from the recycling program they have going.

They collect aluminum, number one and number two plastic, glass, medal and newspaper and corrugated cardboard.

Members are at the recycling center on Mondays to crush and band the materials.

Please support our local Lions club with your recyclable items.

They also help with eye glasses, I in need please contact the Lions Club for more information. Or perhaps you would be interested in joining this wonderful organization that accepts women as well as male members.

WWII Reenactment

The 8th Annual WWII Reenactment will be held in Tidioute on Saturday, August 6 at 3 p.m. Opening ceremonies begin at 2 p.m. with our own Desiree McChesney singing the National Anthem.

Lee Lindemuth will be the MC once again and there will be a special viewing area for our Veterans that will be located at the end of King Street along Buckingham, bleachers and a canopy to protect them form the sun.

The sights and sound 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.

Reenactors will have a campground located on Rt. 62 just south of the Tidioute Bridge and is open to the public Friday afternoon and Saturday, August 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

They will have authentic WWII American and German, Uniforms, equipment and vehicles on display.

Reminders: For everyone’s safety, spectators are asked to remain outside roped areas during the reenactment and to follow instructions of the Fire Police and reenactment volunteers.

There are viewing areas on both sides of the River with limited nearby parking. Feel free to bring a chair with you.

Various food vendors, souvenir T-shirts, and other items will be available in town and through the business district of Tidioute. Please use the available trash cans and thank you for not littering.

The Tidioute Bridge will be closed to vehicle and foot traffic from 2 p.m. until the completion of the event around 4 p.m. Be sure to determine which side of the river you want to watch from and plan accordingly.

Route 62 will be closed during the event from approximately 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Plan for delays and drive carefully as Route 62 will be congested.

Please enjoy the festivities and be sure to thank a Veteran for serving our country.

Food Booths

There will be several food booths to choose from during the WWII Reenactment on Saturday, August 6, 2016.

This year the Pennsylvania State Fishing Tournament committee will be selling Bratwurst Sandwiches and Pretzels.

St John Church will be selling Pulled Pork Sandwiches.

Sarah’s Sweet Kettle Korn will also be on sale.

There is good possibility that there will be other food vendors as well.

Please support the food booths and our local merchants while visiting our community.

Food Commodity

Salvation Army Food Commodity for Tidioute will be on Monday, July 25 at Tidioute Towers.

Food can be picked up from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

All those picking up food are required to sign a new yearly form, this is a must.

Tidioute Life

By LINDA SCOTT

Correspondent

484-7525

scottie23@verizon.net

Senior Center Menu

Thursday, July 14 will be seasoned chicken breast, with gravy, blended rice, summer vegetable medley, whole wheat bread, fresh navel orange.

Monday, July 18 will be baked salisbury steak, with mushroom gravy, garlic and butter potatoes, broccoli, whole wheat bread, lemon fluff dessert.

Tuesday, July 19 will be turkey and cheddar sandwich, lettuce, tomato, potato soup with crackers, whole wheat bread, and fresh seasonal fruit.

Thursday, July 21 will be Italian hoagie, with lettuce, and tomato, parmesan red potatoes, garden salad with tomato, carrots, croutons, dressing, hoagie roll, fresh seasoned melon.

Monday, July 25 will be breaded pork chop with gravy, whipped potatoes, succotash, whole wheat bread and oatmeal cookie.

Tuesday, July 26 will be potato-crusted fish, macaroni and cheese twists, stewed tomato, whole wheat bread, applesauce.

Thursday, July 28 will be roasted chicken and gravy, homemade stuffing, baby carrots, whole wheat bread and pineapple and oranges.

You must call at least two day in advance to 723-3763 to sign up for lunches as no extra lunches will be sent.

Cost is a suggested $4 donation for those under the age of 60 and for those age 60 and over a suggested $3 donation.

Merla McAfoose will be in charge of activities and serving the lunches with lunch being served at noon.

Another Chapter Ends

Pat Sveda, who started at the Tidioute Senior Center in July 2002, and Linda Scott, who started in March 2014, have closed another chapter in their careers, due to changes at Experience Inc.

Instead of Pat and Linda preparing the foods that will be served to those in attendance, Merla McAfoose has been hired by the agency to be the activities coordinator and she will plate and serve the meals that will be prepared by Nutrition Group of Brookville and delivered to Tidioute on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Lunch will be at noon each of these days.

There will be no take-out lunches, all meals must be consumed at the center which is located in the Community Room at Tidioute Towers.

Both Pat and Linda will be spending more time with their respective families and grandchildren, and just catching up on unfinished things at home. Linda will continue to cut hair and write her weekly column of Tidioute News for the Times Observer.

TCCS Summer Hours

Tidioute Community Charter School summer hours are 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday for July and by appointment only for the month of August.

To contact the school, call 484-3550.

VFD Golf Scramble

Tidioute Volunteer Fire Department will hold its fundraising golf scramble on Saturday, July 23 at the River Ridge Golf Course with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.

This is a four-person scramble.

Entry fee is $40 per person which includes green fees, riding cart, prizes, lunch and beverages on course.

Prizes include: 1st place scratch $200; 2nd place scratch $160; 3rd place scratch $100 and 1st place Peoria system is $140

Prize payout is based on a full field of 15 teams, men, women and mixed teams welcome.

Extra costs may include skins, mulligans, and fund-raising games on course.

If you have any questions, call the River Ridge at 814-676-3712.

Troop Boxes

VFW Auxiliary Post 8803 of Tidioute is getting ready to send its Troop Boxes to the military service personnel serving outside of the USA.

Not only are they getting goodies, but are being shown our support for all the sacrifice they make for their country.

If you know of any service personnel that would enjoy a box of goodies, send their address to Doris Svitek, P. O. Box 105, Tidioute, PA 16351 or call her at 484-7218.

WWII Reenactment

Once again the WWII Reenactment Committee is gearing up for another exciting event and the 8th Annual WWII reenactment is set for Saturday, Aug. 6.

The sights and sounds of battle will be present once again 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.

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

Reenactors campground is located on Route 62 just south of the Tidioute Bridge and is open to the public Friday afternoon and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

On display will be authentic WWII American and German uniforms, equipment and vehicles.

There will be a special viewing area for all veterans; respect our veterans and leave these seats for them.

Spectators are asked to remain behind the roped areas until the entire battle is over.

Various food vendors, souvenir T-shirts, and other items will be available in town and through the business district of Tidioute.

Use the available trash cans and thank you for not littering.

The Tidioute Bridge will be closed to vehicle and foot traffic from 2 p.m. until the completion of the event around 4 p.m.

Be sure to determine which side of the river you want to watch from and plan accordingly.

Route 62 will be closed during the event from approximately 3:30 to 4 p.m. Plan for delays and drive carefully as Route 62 will be congested.

Desiree McChesney will sing the National Anthem during the opening ceremonies. Opening ceremonies begin at 2 p.m.

TCCS Golf Scramble

The Tidioute Community Charter School will hold its annual golf scramble on Saturday, Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Hi-Level Golf Course.

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

Mulligans and Skins available.

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

Picnic and prizes will follow the event.

Must be 21 years of age and you will need proof of ID.

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

All proceeds benefit the TCCS basketball teams. This tournament is being presented by Evans Market.

Freedom Isn’t

Free Rally

VFW Post 464 held its second Annual “Freedom Isn’t Free” Rally on Saturday, July 9. The ride was approximately 120 miles and they were riding rain or shine.

All two-, three- and four-wheelers were welcome.

The group started out at 11 a.m. at the VFW Post 464 of Oil City, then traveled to Titusville VFW, over to Tidioute VFW Post 8803 then on down to Clarion and back to Oil City VFW Post 464.

A riders and passengers signed a waiver at the registration site. Cost was $20 per rider and $10 per passenger. Ghost riders were welcome.

There was a poker run at all the stops.

More than 60 bikers, some with riders and others with vehicles participated in this event.

All proceeds benefit the PA Wounded Warriors, Inc.; their goal was to raise $10,000 from the event.

Anyone wishing to make a monetary donation can do so by sending it to: VFW Post 464, 2 Relief St., Oil City, PA 16301, att. the PA Wounded Warriors, Inc.

Raft Race Results

The weather was perfect for a raft race and 127 people took to the river to prove it.

There were 26 kayaks and 16 rafts in the race this year.

Winners were Most Spectacular- Kolin’s Koffin, made out of an old coffin with wagon wheels and a covered wagon effect by Kalin Baker.

Oldest participant was David Extein, age 75, Youngest was Noah Salvage, age 3, and the Most Riders Float was the Wild Bunch with 19 people on board.

First Place Kayak was David Extein, second pace was James “Chizzy” Czizmadia, and third place was Trisha Czizmadia.

VFW Gun Raffle

VFW Post 8803 members are selling chances on an Inland M1 1945 30 cal. Carbine.

Cost is $2 per ticket and the drawing will be on Sept. 19.

Tickets can be purchased from members or at bar. Winner need not be present to win.

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 can be purchased from any member of the Guild, or before and after Mass on Saturday evenings and Sunday mornings.

Cost is $2 each or 3 for $5.

Drawing will be Sunday, Sept. 25. Need not be present to win, you will be notified and arrangements will be made for you to pick it up if not here for the drawing.

Cash Raffle

Members of the American Legion Post 0334 of Tidioute are selling cash raffle tickets.

First-prize winner will receive $500; second-prize winner receives $250 and third-place prize winner receives $50.

Drawing will be Sunday, Sept. 25. Winner need not be present to win. Only 600 tickets will be sold.

Crafters Needed

The annual Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament will be held in Tidioute on Sept. 22 through the 25.

Vendors are needed for a craft show that will be held at the Tidioute Firehall on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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 $5 per rack.

Tables will be set up the night before and assigned to those who have pre registered for the craft show.

Vendors are responsible for their own sales and collecting sales tax if it applies. Also, vendors will be responsible for clean up around their space. Nothing should be left on the tables or the floor. Trash cans will be provided.

Food will be sold by the Tidioute Sports Boosters.

To get registered for this craft show and reserve your spot, contact Reta Adams at 484-7310 or Bev Stotler at 484-3549.

After the hall rental is paid, all remaining proceeds will be divided between the Tidioute Volunteer Fire Department and the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament.

Borough Council

Tidioute Borough Council met Monday evening with Vice President Ella Johnson conducting the meeting in the absence of Henry Brown.

Ken Anderson of 168 Main St has requested that the trees in front of his store be removed as there is damage to the sidewalks and then he will replace the sidewalks on his property.

Minutes of the prior meeting were approved as presented. The treasurer’s report was accepted and approval was given to pay the bills for June.

King Street will be closed on Wednesday, July 13 from 8 a.m. till 6 p.m. for tar and chipping.

The Maintenance Department is still working on sprucing up the borough in hopes of having it done before the WWII Reenactment. Carll is still waiting for information on the retaining wall on Campbell Hill and they are having work done on McCauley Hill.

The borough is looking for a replacement for employee Ed Kernick, who will be retiring soon. They will be accepting applications until Friday, Aug. 19 and then the personnel committee will conduct interviews.

Linda Scott was asked by council to work on a new banner/flag to replace the current ones being displayed. Pricing and layout will be presented at the August meeting for council’s approval.

The borough office property has been surveyed and stakes have been put in place.

Reflective street sign replacement; there is county-wide grant money for reflective stop signs and Tidioute will be switching over to these at no cost to the borough.

Council will meet again on Monday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m.

Tidioute Life

Senior Center Menu

Thursday, July 14 will be seasoned chicken breast, with gravy, blended rice, summer vegetable medley, whole wheat bread, fresh navel orange.

Monday, July 18 will be baked salisbury steak, with mushroom gravy, garlic and butter potatoes, broccoli, whole wheat bread, lemon fluff dessert.

Tuesday, July 19 will be turkey and cheddar sandwich, lettuce, tomato, potato soup with crackers, whole wheat bread, and fresh seasonal fruit.

Thursday, July 21 will be Italian hoagie, with lettuce, and tomato, parmesan red potatoes, garden salad with tomato, carrots, croutons, dressing, hoagie roll, fresh seasoned melon.

Monday, July 25 will be breaded pork chop with gravy, whipped potatoes, succotash, whole wheat bread and oatmeal cookie.

Tuesday, July 26 will be potato-crusted fish, macaroni and cheese twists, stewed tomato, whole wheat bread, applesauce.

Thursday, July 28 will be roasted chicken and gravy, homemade stuffing, baby carrots, whole wheat bread and pineapple and oranges.

You must call at least two day in advance to 723-3763 to sign up for lunches as no extra lunches will be sent.

Cost is a suggested $4 donation for those under the age of 60 and for those age 60 and over a suggested $3 donation.

Merla McAfoose will be in charge of activities and serving the lunches with lunch being served at noon.

Another Chapter Ends

Pat Sveda, who started at the Tidioute Senior Center in July 2002, and Linda Scott, who started in March 2014, have closed another chapter in their careers, due to changes at Experience Inc.

Instead of Pat and Linda preparing the foods that will be served to those in attendance, Merla McAfoose has been hired by the agency to be the activities coordinator and she will plate and serve the meals that will be prepared by Nutrition Group of Brookville and delivered to Tidioute on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Lunch will be at noon each of these days.

There will be no take-out lunches, all meals must be consumed at the center which is located in the Community Room at Tidioute Towers.

Both Pat and Linda will be spending more time with their respective families and grandchildren, and just catching up on unfinished things at home. Linda will continue to cut hair and write her weekly column of Tidioute News for the Times Observer.

TCCS Summer Hours

Tidioute Community Charter School summer hours are 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday for July and by appointment only for the month of August.

To contact the school, call 484-3550.

VFD Golf Scramble

Tidioute Volunteer Fire Department will hold its fundraising golf scramble on Saturday, July 23 at the River Ridge Golf Course with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.

This is a four-person scramble.

Entry fee is $40 per person which includes green fees, riding cart, prizes, lunch and beverages on course.

Prizes include: 1st place scratch $200; 2nd place scratch $160; 3rd place scratch $100 and 1st place Peoria system is $140

Prize payout is based on a full field of 15 teams, men, women and mixed teams welcome.

Extra costs may include skins, mulligans, and fund-raising games on course.

If you have any questions, call the River Ridge at 814-676-3712.

Troop Boxes

VFW Auxiliary Post 8803 of Tidioute is getting ready to send its Troop Boxes to the military service personnel serving outside of the USA.

Not only are they getting goodies, but are being shown our support for all the sacrifice they make for their country.

If you know of any service personnel that would enjoy a box of goodies, send their address to Doris Svitek, P. O. Box 105, Tidioute, PA 16351 or call her at 484-7218.

WWII Reenactment

Once again the WWII Reenactment Committee is gearing up for another exciting event and the 8th Annual WWII reenactment is set for Saturday, Aug. 6.

The sights and sounds of battle will be present once again 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.

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

Reenactors campground is located on Route 62 just south of the Tidioute Bridge and is open to the public Friday afternoon and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

On display will be authentic WWII American and German uniforms, equipment and vehicles.

There will be a special viewing area for all veterans; respect our veterans and leave these seats for them.

Spectators are asked to remain behind the roped areas until the entire battle is over.

Various food vendors, souvenir T-shirts, and other items will be available in town and through the business district of Tidioute.

Use the available trash cans and thank you for not littering.

The Tidioute Bridge will be closed to vehicle and foot traffic from 2 p.m. until the completion of the event around 4 p.m.

Be sure to determine which side of the river you want to watch from and plan accordingly.

Route 62 will be closed during the event from approximately 3:30 to 4 p.m. Plan for delays and drive carefully as Route 62 will be congested.

Desiree McChesney will sing the National Anthem during the opening ceremonies. Opening ceremonies begin at 2 p.m.

TCCS Golf Scramble

The Tidioute Community Charter School will hold its annual golf scramble on Saturday, Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Hi-Level Golf Course.

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

Mulligans and Skins available.

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

Picnic and prizes will follow the event.

Must be 21 years of age and you will need proof of ID.

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

All proceeds benefit the TCCS basketball teams. This tournament is being presented by Evans Market.

Freedom Isn’t

Free Rally

VFW Post 464 held its second Annual “Freedom Isn’t Free” Rally on Saturday, July 9. The ride was approximately 120 miles and they were riding rain or shine.

All two-, three- and four-wheelers were welcome.

The group started out at 11 a.m. at the VFW Post 464 of Oil City, then traveled to Titusville VFW, over to Tidioute VFW Post 8803 then on down to Clarion and back to Oil City VFW Post 464.

A riders and passengers signed a waiver at the registration site. Cost was $20 per rider and $10 per passenger. Ghost riders were welcome.

There was a poker run at all the stops.

More than 60 bikers, some with riders and others with vehicles participated in this event.

All proceeds benefit the PA Wounded Warriors, Inc.; their goal was to raise $10,000 from the event.

Anyone wishing to make a monetary donation can do so by sending it to: VFW Post 464, 2 Relief St., Oil City, PA 16301, att. the PA Wounded Warriors, Inc.

Raft Race Results

The weather was perfect for a raft race and 127 people took to the river to prove it.

There were 26 kayaks and 16 rafts in the race this year.

Winners were Most Spectacular- Kolin’s Koffin, made out of an old coffin with wagon wheels and a covered wagon effect by Kalin Baker.

Oldest participant was David Extein, age 75, Youngest was Noah Salvage, age 3, and the Most Riders Float was the Wild Bunch with 19 people on board.

First Place Kayak was David Extein, second pace was James “Chizzy” Czizmadia, and third place was Trisha Czizmadia.

VFW Gun Raffle

VFW Post 8803 members are selling chances on an Inland M1 1945 30 cal. Carbine.

Cost is $2 per ticket and the drawing will be on Sept. 19.

Tickets can be purchased from members or at bar. Winner need not be present to win.

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 can be purchased from any member of the Guild, or before and after Mass on Saturday evenings and Sunday mornings.

Cost is $2 each or 3 for $5.

Drawing will be Sunday, Sept. 25. Need not be present to win, you will be notified and arrangements will be made for you to pick it up if not here for the drawing.

Cash Raffle

Members of the American Legion Post 0334 of Tidioute are selling cash raffle tickets.

First-prize winner will receive $500; second-prize winner receives $250 and third-place prize winner receives $50.

Drawing will be Sunday, Sept. 25. Winner need not be present to win. Only 600 tickets will be sold.

Crafters Needed

The annual Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament will be held in Tidioute on Sept. 22 through the 25.

Vendors are needed for a craft show that will be held at the Tidioute Firehall on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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 $5 per rack.

Tables will be set up the night before and assigned to those who have pre registered for the craft show.

Vendors are responsible for their own sales and collecting sales tax if it applies. Also, vendors will be responsible for clean up around their space. Nothing should be left on the tables or the floor. Trash cans will be provided.

Food will be sold by the Tidioute Sports Boosters.

To get registered for this craft show and reserve your spot, contact Reta Adams at 484-7310 or Bev Stotler at 484-3549.

After the hall rental is paid, all remaining proceeds will be divided between the Tidioute Volunteer Fire Department and the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament.

Borough Council

Tidioute Borough Council met Monday evening with Vice President Ella Johnson conducting the meeting in the absence of Henry Brown.

Ken Anderson of 168 Main St has requested that the trees in front of his store be removed as there is damage to the sidewalks and then he will replace the sidewalks on his property.

Minutes of the prior meeting were approved as presented. The treasurer’s report was accepted and approval was given to pay the bills for June.

King Street will be closed on Wednesday, July 13 from 8 a.m. till 6 p.m. for tar and chipping.

The Maintenance Department is still working on sprucing up the borough in hopes of having it done before the WWII Reenactment. Carll is still waiting for information on the retaining wall on Campbell Hill and they are having work done on McCauley Hill.

The borough is looking for a replacement for employee Ed Kernick, who will be retiring soon. They will be accepting applications until Friday, Aug. 19 and then the personnel committee will conduct interviews.

Linda Scott was asked by council to work on a new banner/flag to replace the current ones being displayed. Pricing and layout will be presented at the August meeting for council’s approval.

The borough office property has been surveyed and stakes have been put in place.

Reflective street sign replacement; there is county-wide grant money for reflective stop signs and Tidioute will be switching over to these at no cost to the borough.

Council will meet again on Monday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m.

Tidioute Life

Senior Center Menu

Monday, July 11 will be Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Potato Salad, mixed fruit.

Tuesday, July 12, will be Spaghetti and Meatballs, salad, Italian Bread and warm apples.

Thursday, July 14 will be Chicken Breast with gravy, blended rice, vegetable medley, fresh oranges,

Monday, July 18 will be Baked Salisbury Steak, mushroom gravy, Potato Salad, Lemon fluff dessert.

Tuesday, July 19 will be Turkey and Cheddar Sandwich, potato soup, fresh seasonal fruit.

Thursday, July 21 will be Italian Hoagie, Parmesan Red Potatoes, Garden Salad, fresh seasonal Melon.

Monday, July 25 will be Breaded Pork Chop with gravy, whipped potatoes, succotash, oatmeal cookie.

Tuesday, July 26 will be Potato Crusted Fish, Macaroni and Cheese Twists, stewed tomatoes, applesauce.

Thursday, July 28 will be Roasted Chicken and Gravy, Homemade Stuffing, Baby Carrots, Pineapple and Oranges.

Call 484-3020 to sign up for these lunches and you must call two days in advance to sign up (no exceptions).

Sons of Am Legion

There will be a meeting of the Sons of the American Legion, Elzie E. Lynch Post 0334 on Thursday, July 7 at 6 p.m. at the Legion Hall located on Rt 62 just south of the Tidioute Bridge.

Trash Pick-Up

Tidioute trash pick up will be on Friday this week due to the Holiday on Monday.

Raft Race

The Anything That Floats, Raft Race will be held on Saturday, July 9 at 11 a.m. behind the Wildwood Inn north of Tidioute on Rt 62. The race will end at the Tidioute Boat Launch.

Entry fee is $5 per person.

The theme is “Wild Wild West” and those decorating in this theme will have a chance to win the Most Spectacular Category.

For more information please contact Sonya Shields at 814-706-7566 or Melissa Potts at 814-730-3528

Skilled Laborer Needed

Tidioute Borough is seeking a full time skilled laborer to join their Maintenance Department.

Candidate must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid drivers license.

Knowledge of municipal, water and sewer plant operations and or operators license is a plus.

Position offers a full benefit package including paid vacation, sick time, health and dental insurance and a retirement plan.

Salary will be based on experience.

Applications will be accepted until Friday, August 19, 2016

Apply on line at www.tidioute.org or submit resumes to: Tidioute Borough Office, 129 Main St., Tidioute, PA 16351.

Bingo at Buccardo’s

There will be Bingo at Buccardo’s on Sunday, July 10

Doors open at noon and the games begin at 1 p.m.

Proceeds benefit the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament Festivities set for September 22 to September 25.

Bingo Trip

The Bingo Bus Trip for this month has been canceled due to not having enough people going.

Watch for the date of the next one that will be listed in this column.

VFD Golf Scramble

Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a Golf Scramble on Saturday, July 23 at the River Ridge Golf Course, with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.

Entry fee is only $40 per person which includes: Green fees, riding cart, prizes, lunch, and beverages on course.

First place winner wins $200; second place wins $160; third place wins $100; and First Place Peoria system wins $140.

Prize payout is based on a full field of 15 teams consisting of men, women, or mixed teams.

For more information please call the River Ridge Golf course at 814-676-3712.

TCCS Summer Hours

The hours at the Tidioute Community Charter School for the months of June and July are: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. till 12 noon and in August by appointment only.

Craft Show

Crafters who would like to set up and sell their wares can contact Reta Adams at 814-484-7310 or Bev Stotler at 814-484-3549 to preserve a space at the Tidioute Fire hall on Saturday, September 24 from 9 a.m. till 4:30 p.m.

TCCS Golf Tournament

Tidioute Community Charter School will be holding their annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the Hi-Level Golf Course.

Cost is $220 per team/$55 per person. 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 age 21 (proof of ID is required). Proceeds benefit the Tidioute Community Charter School Basketball Teams. This is being presented by Evan’s Market.

To register our team, please contact Ryan Guerra at TCCS 814-484-3550

Gun Raffle

VFW Post 8803 is holding a new gun raffle.

This time it is an Inland M1 1945 30 cal. Carbine.

Tickets are only $2 each and the drawing will be Monday, September 19, 2016

Need not be present to win.

Thinking Nashville

Anyone wanting to go to Nashville, Tenn. should contact Judy Sabella as soon as possible as there are only 6 seats left.

This bus trip will take place October 13 to the 16 leaving on Thursday morning October 13 and returning on Sunday evening October 16.

You will receive three nights lodging, three dinners, and three hot breakfasts.

Our group will experience first-hand why Nashville is so popular. The exciting opportunities are endless. Experience a backstage tour of the Grand Ole Opry and enjoy great seats at the Grand Ole Opry Show. And enjoy a sumptuous buffet dinner and line dancing at the Wildhorse Saloon.

Cost is $705 for a single room, $619 per person for a double, $565 per person for a Triple, and $535 per person for a Quad.

If interested please call Judy Sabella at 814-484-3085.

Cooler Winner

The winner of the Yeti Cooler 65 was Ryan Lindell.

Congratulations Ryan.

Basket Raffle

St John Church is raffling off a basket for the WWII Reenactment.

This basket contains an American Flag, Flag Afghan, DVD, two books, mug, t-shirt and ball cap. A second basket has a lot of Bath and Beyond items that is the second prize being drawn.

Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 with the drawing set for Saturday, August 6

Troop Boxes

The VFW Auxiliary Post 8803 of Tidioute are getting ready to send their famous Troop Boxes to the Military Service Personnel serving outside the USA.

Not only are they getting goodie, but they are being shown our support for all the sacrifices they make for their country.

If you know of any Service Personnel that would enjoy a box please send their address to Doris Svitek, P. O. Box 105, Tidioute, PA 16351 or phone her at 814-484-7218.

Tall Grass

Home owners and renter are being reminded that they are responsible for cutting their grass. This includes the front lawns and the back yard as most have neighbors on all four sides of them.

There is an ordinance with the borough about high grass and as complaints are filed, action will be taken.

Please show consideration for your neighbors, if you do not have a mower or yours is broken, ask a neighbor if they could give you a hand with it.

5K River Run

Runners, get ready as there is a 5K River Run coming up Saturday, September 3 at 9 a.m.

This run will take place on the picturesque bike trail along the Allegheny River also known as the bike trail.

There is a $20 entry fee which gets you a t-shirt that will be provided.

This is being sponsored by the Tidioute TATA’s.

Chain Saw Raffle

Members of St John Women’s Guild are currently selling tickets for a Stihl Chain Saw with an 18 inch bar, Model MS251C with a carrying case.

Tickets are only $2 each and 3 for $5

Drawing will be on Sunday, September 25 at the Closing Ceremonies for the PSCFT.

Gift Card Winner

Kim Greeley of Tidioute won the $500 Gift Card from Dick’s Sporting Goods.

The Tidioute Sports Boosters sold all the tickets and appreciate everyone’s support.

Another Raffle for a $500 Gift Card will begin soon with the drawing set for September during the fishing tournament festivities.

New Dawn Singers

Sunday at the Presbyterian Church the New Dawn Singers entertained for a full hour of songs of inspiration for those in attendance.

Members of the group left Sunday for Knoebels Amusement Park in Elysburg, PA

One of members has only been with them for the past seven days and her father has been with the group for the last 30 years and so very proud of his daughter and happy she has joined them.

The group was started 50 years ago and they have 14 singers, members are from Fla., Tenn., Wis. and they all enjoy singing.

Celebrations of the 4th

Family and friends returned to Tidioute for the 4th of July celebrations.

Some traveled from Fla., Ohio, New York, Conn., and Vt. just to mention a few.

Cookouts, canoeing, kayaking, and back yard barbeques, with plenty of food and beverages.

Some even had their own fireworks that were enjoyed by their neighbors as well as their guests.