This week the Lenten luncheon will be held at the Presbyterian Church.
Devotional time begins at 11:30 a.m.
Photo by Linda Scott
Retaining wall in place
The Tidioute Area Health and Dental Center is progressing along now that the weather is cooperating. A retaining wall has been put in place and the cement blocks have been delivered.
All Lenten luncheons are open to the entire community and are free of charge.
VFW Post meeting
The regular monthly meeting for VFW Post 8803 will be held on Sunday, March 14 at 9 a.m. in the Post Home.
Servicemen's Home Corporation meeting will follow at 9:30 a.m.
Health and Dental Center
The regular monthly meeting of the Corporation will be held on Monday, March 15, at 7 p.m. at St. John Center.
Updates will be provided on funding and construction progress.
The retaining wall has been put in place and the cement blocks have been delivered to the site.
All members are urged to attend.
Members of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary of Post 8803 are selling their monthly lottery tickets based on the 7 p.m. PA Daily number for the month of May.
Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased from any member of the Ladies Auxiliary or call Fran Stoneburg at 484-7708 to get your tickets.
There are two numbers on each ticket.Winner will be called.
All proceeds will be uses as donations to the Soldiers and Sailors Home in Erie and the Veterans Hospital in Erie.
Family and friends of Cindy Lindemuth gathered at the Presbyterian Church for a surprise birthday party for her and she was certainly surprised.
Her husband Les Lindemuth and their children and their wives put a lot of work into the party.
With Easter just four weeks away, the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament Committee members are selling tickets on a six-foot tall filled Easter Stocking.
This stocking is filled with a variety of games and activities for the children and the chances are only $1 each, the drawing will be on Saturday, April 3 at the conclusion of the Easter Egg Hunt.
There is also a 50/50 raffle going on at this time as well.
To obtain tickets please stop in at Buccardo's Restaurant, Gas and More on Main Street or contact Russell Glenn. winner need not be present to win.
The monthly Food Distribution Commodities will be delivered to Tidioute on Monday, March 22 and pick up can be done between the hours of noon and 2 p.m.
Tidioute Towers residents will have their food delivered to them at the towers on Monday, March 22 in the morning all others outside of the towers will have to come to the Tidioute First United Methodist Church to pick theirs up.
Anyone in the borough of Tidioute, Deerfield Township, Watson Township, Limestone Township, Triumph Township and Southwest Township who would like to see if they qualify for the food distribution should contact chairperson Jeri Lee Higgins at 484-2771
This program is just one of many sponsored by the Salvation Army.
Salvation Army Camp
There are two sessions being offered again this year.
The first one will be from June 30 to July 5 for those who are ages six to twelve and this is for the Outdoor Adventure Camp.
A second camp is set for July 30 to August 4 for ages ten to fourteen and this is the Senior Sports Camp.
Those wishing to attend should contact Jeri Lee Higgins for applications.
Each person attending will need to pay a $5 fee.
All applications must be back to Jeri Lee Higgins, 359 Main St., Tidioute, PA 16351 by May 15.
The camp session with the most signed up for is the one that the Tidioute Salvation Army Unit will provide bus transportation for.
If you are attending the other session you will need to have your parents transport you to Ellwood City.
The trip to Philadelphia, being coordinated by Judy Sabella and the Ladies Guild of St. John Church has been canceled due to lack of interest.
Another trip will be planned later in the summer.
If you have any questions please contact Judy Sabella at 484-3085.
The Women's Association of the Tidioute Presbyterian Church will meet on Thursday, March 11 at the Tidioute Senior Center at 10 a.m. and then stay for lunch.
Buccardo's Restaurant, Gas and More.. will hold their Grand Opening on Saturday, March 27
This will be an all-day event from 7 a.m. till 9 p.m.
Cookie booth sales
Tidioute Girl Scout troops have been busy at their cookie booth Sales with lots of sales taking place.
Scouts will be outside Buccardo's Restaurant on Friday, March 12 from 4 to 6 p.m.
A booth will be set up on Saturday, March 13 at Polly's Market from noon to 4 p.m. and at Tidioute Trading Post from 1p.m till 5 p.m.
Sunday Booth Sales will be at the True Value from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m.
Please stop in purchase at least one box of cookies, they can be tossed into the freezer for future use or sent to our troops as long as they are not chocolate.
Tired of Winter and those boring winter meals.
Come to the Tidioute Presbyterian Church on Saturday, March 13 for a Winter Indoor Picnic to be held from 3 to 6 p.m.
Their menu will consist of your choice of a hot dog or sloppy joe, macaroni salad or potato salad, baked beans, chips, dessert and beverage.
Those attending can have the choice of eating in or taking out.
Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for youth and, all children under the age of 2 will eat for free.
A Chinese Auction will be held during this event.
All proceeds will benefit the Restoration Fund.
Ladies Auxiliary members of the VFW Post 8803 will be traveling to Erie on March 27 to have lunch at the Soldiers and Sailors Home.
The Soldiers and Sailors Home is sponsoring this luncheon for its volunteers.
All VFW and auxiliary members who wish to attend should contact Fran Stoneburg at 484-7708.
Car pooling will be set up.
Tidioute will once again hold their Townwide yard sales.
This year they will be held on Saturday, May 29 in conjunction with the car show which will be held on Fishing Tournament grounds.
To have your name and location on the list, contact Crystal Heenan.
Tidioute Alumni Basketball games will be held on Saturday, April 17.
For more information please contact Ted Nuttall at 730-3858 or Trustin McDonald at 484-3550.
Packages for military
Ladies Auxiliary members of the VFW Post 8803 are sending boxes of goodies to our military personnel who are serving outside the United States.
If you have a family member serving outside the United States please contact Doris Svitek at 484-7218 or at P. O. Box 105, Tidioute, PA 16351 with the name and correct address so a package can be sent to them.
Steve Morrison, manager of Tidioute Recreation League, would like to thank all the parent and friends who signed up to help with the teams this coming season. There will be a T-ball team for ages five and six; a midget team for ages seven and eight year olds; and a minor team for nine and ten year olds.
There is still time to sign up if your child wants to play.
Morrison can be reached at 484-3507.
Police Chief Steve Vincent reported that he traveled 655 miles for the month and there were 36 complaints and charges.
He completed his CPR/AED Class on Feb. 20.
Mayor Pam McLaughlin reported on the Mobil Food Pantries and there is a sponsor who wants to have one in Tidioute. More information is needed on this program so a few of the council members will attend the next one see exactly how it works.
The blighted property on Kinnear Street is ready to be torn down perhaps as early as this week.
Spring Clean Up is set for Saturday, May 8 from 8 a.m. to noon.
Bills were approved for payment.
Council passed a resolution for County Aid Application.
Council members were reminded that the Ethics Statements are due back to the secretary by May 1.
The Alumni Game will be held Saturday, April 17. More details will be made available at a later time. If you plan to play in the game call Trustin McDonald at (814) 484-3550 or Ted Nuttall at (814) 484-3222. Organizers need to know how many players there will be in order to determine if there will be one or two games.
Adult open gym
Starting Saturday, March 13, there will be Adult Open gym every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. in the school gymnasium. There will be some weeknight play, but this will not start for a few more weeks. Week night information will be announced at a later date.
10 Lenten Luncheon at Presbyterian Church
11 SWCMA Meeting at 7 p.m Tidioute Towers
12 Cookie Booth Sales at Buccardo's Restaurant 4 p.m to 6 p.m.
13 Cookie Booth Sales at Polly's Market 12 to 4
Cookie Booth Sales at Trading Post from 1p.m. to 5 p.m.
Winter Picnic at Presbyterian Church 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Chinese Auction at Presbyterian Church
14 Cookie Booth Sales at True Value from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
15 Health and Dental Center meeting at 7 p.m. at ST John Center.