By LINDA SCOTT
Memorial Day Parade
Photo by Linda Scott
VFW Post 8803 Ladies Auxiliary officers
Officers seated in front row, left to right, are Jackie Edmiston, treasurer; Fran Stoneburg, secretary; Doris Svitek, president; and Sue Smith, senior vice president. Back row, same order, are Shirley Cotterman, conductress; Norma Konkle, auditor; Norene Brown, chaplain and auditor; Barb Downey, historian; and Bev Stotler, patriotic instructor and auditor. Missing are Joan Wimer, guard; and Kathy Matie, junior vice president.
Photo by Linda Scott
Diamond Pin Award
Tidioute Lions Club Immediate Past President Dan Molitoris, right, was presented a Diamond Pin Award for net gain in membership for the 2008-2009 fiscal year from President Carman Fedele at the May Lions Club dinner at Benner Park. Three members were added to the club during that period of time.
Photo by Linda Scott
Grand re-opening winners
Northwest Savings Bank manager Pam Bova presents the grand prize winner, Cassie Krask, with her package. The prize consisted of gift certificates from several local businesses: an overnight stay at Riverside Cottage Rental, a canoe trip from Indian Waters, and gift certificates from The Homemade Touch Cafe, Just Country, The Landmark Hotel and the Tippy Canoe Inn. Winners of Northwest logo shop items were Nikki Mays, Charles Cochran, Ken Anderson, Jim Marshall, Zacchary Weilacher, Mike Sahli, Ann Jones and Mike Reese.
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Alice in Wonderland
The Tidioute Community Charter School held its annual school play on May 21 and 22. The Drama Club chose the production “Alice in Wonderland”. The cast included: Alice: Karissa McKown, sister- Alex Kitelinger, Dinah-Sydney Fisher, White Rabbit- Matt Benson, Doorknob- Ally Konkle, Tweedle Dee- Anna Lindemuth, Tweedle Dum- Robbi Kitelinger, Caterpillar - Jeremy Mack, Bird and Dodo- Lauren Ohler, Cheshire Cat- Alissa Lowe, Mad Hatter - Ben Reed, March Hare- Bjorn Rindahl, Dormouse- Amanda Burris, Queen- Katelyn Ziegler, King- Brian Bonner, Duck- Jake Fisher, Flowers- Stephanie Burris, Jacob Fisher, Sydney Fisher, Timna Gatesman, Alex Kitelinger, Robbi Kitelingerm, Anna Lindemuth, Desi McChesney, Hailie Cass, Aubrey Sonney. Cards- Robbie Kitelinger, Anna Lindemuth, Ben Reed, Bjorn Rindahl, Timna Gatesman, Aubrey Sonney. Student Director- Mariah Wolford, Artist- Annalise Sonney, Set Design - Matt Benson, Assistant Director- Karissa McKown, Set Design- Ben Reed, Costumes- Amanda Burris, Make-up and Stage Crew- Erica Bush, Stage Crew- Dan Bonner, Sam Johnson, Laura Flockerzi, Shaun Sitterley, Matt Brown , DJ Simons, Clayton Roxberry. Director- Kasey Fisher.
Pequignot-Yeager Post 8803, Tidioute, will be celebrating Memorial Day with a parade that starts at the Post home at 10 a.m. Monday, commencing at Tidioute Cemetery with a program.
All active members of the Armed Forces, Reserves, National Guard and veterans are invited to participate.
Tidioute First United Methodist Church will be holding a rummage sale on Friday and Saturday, May 28-29, in the church social hall.
Hours are from 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. both days.
Proceeds will benefit the general fund of the church.
The annual service at Swedish Union Church honoring veterans and their families will be held on Sunday, May 30, at 11 a.m.
Worship services will be conducted by Pastor Dale Timco of Allegheny Bible Church.
Dr. Steve Johnson, Clarion University Music Department chair, and his wife Denise will present special music at the service.
The community is invited to attend.
Ham and Turkey Party
Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament will be holding its first Ham and Turkey Party of the year at the Tidioute Firehall on Sunday, May 30.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the games begin at 7:30 p.m.
The kitchen will be open.
Members of the Tidioute First United Methodist Church will hold their bake sale on Friday and Saturday, May 28-29, from 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. at the church.
Those wishing to donate baked goods should contact Autumn Bupp at 484-2292
Hot Dog Sales
During the bake sale and rummage sale, members of the First United Methodist Church will be selling hot dogs with all the favorite toppings.
The Servicemen's Home Corporation is holding its annual golf tournament on June 5.
Sign-up sheets are still available until Friday, May 28.
You must be a member to sign up a team.
Funnel Cake lovers will be able to purchase those pastries on Saturday, May 29 at the First United Methodist Church Funnel Cake Booth from 10 a.m till they sell out.
This booth is located on Fishing Tournament grounds at 90 Main St.
Afghan And Quilt Show
The annual show will be held on Saturday, May 29 during the annual Wheels and Deals Car Show at 90 Main St.
Afghans and quilts will be judged on first, second and third places and one Best of Show.
Donated pieces are distributed to Warren General Hospital, American Red Cross and the RSVP.
Sizes should be 36 by 40 inches, 40 by 46 inches and 48 by 70 inches; washable and child-friendly colors. Measure your item and pin the size on a corner of the item.
There is no charge for showing and donating, if you want your item judged and not donated there will be a $3 fee.
Items must be entered between 9 and 11:30 a.m. Judging will be done at that time. If your item is not to be donated, pick it up about 1 p.m..
For more information, contact Marty Bennett at 484-7372.
Wheels And Deals
The annual Wheels and Deals Car Show for Tidioute will be held on Saturday, May 29, from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.
Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and judging will be at 1 p.m.
Dash plaques will be presented to the first 50 participants.
There are 12 classes with years ranging from 1900 to 2010.
Cash and a trophy for first place and cash only for second and third places and there is a trophy for Best of Show.
Fishing Tournament kitchen and the funnel cake booth will both be open.
Oldies but Goodies music will be provided a DJ during the car show.
Contact chairperson Bob Williams at 484-7570 for more information.
Townwide Yard Sales
Tidioute borough will be buzzing with lots of yard sales on Saturday, May 29, with most starting at 9 a.m.
A list of sale locations will be available at the borough office on Friday and at local businesses.
Tidioute Borough is accepting applications for the position of a Summer Playground Supervisor.
Applicant must be at least 23 years of age or older or have completed one full year of college.
Applications are available at the borough office.
The Tidioute VFW Post 8803 and the Ladies Auxiliary have started their Buddy Poppy Campaign this week.
Show your gratitude for the sacrifices veterans made, wear a Buddy Poppy in remembrance on Memorial Day.
All proceeds from the donations will go to the relief of needy veterans and their dependents.
Tidioute Lions Club
Tidioute Lions Club members will be at Northwest Savings Bank, Tidioute Trading Post and Polly's ShurSave Market on Friday and Saturday, May 28-29, for their White Cane Days, asking residents to "Help the Lions Serve Our Community".
Grand Prize Raffle
Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing tournament committee members will be selling tickets on the 2,000-watt King Craft generator as the first prize item; second-place grand prize is a Adzenturidge three-person dome tent.
Tickets are $1 each and the winning number will be determined by the daily Pennsylvania lottery number straight for first prize and reverse for the second prize from the 7 p.m. daily drawing.
The drawing will be on Sept.6.
Winner need not be present to win.
Residents and property owners in Deerfield Township will have a spring clean-up on Saturday, June 5, from 8 a.m. till noon.
A fee of $5 per car load and $10 per pick-up load.
No batteries, tires, paint or shingles.
1. Chris McCauley, Landmark Hotel, June Brown, Mindy Strait, Sonya Anderson, Kelly Miller,
2. Amanda Anderson, Emilie Rehe,
3. Sonya Anthony, Maritza Shoemaker, Bobby Ziegler, Christine Sonney, Helen Williams, Danielle Edmiston, Jim Greeley, Abbey Schwab,
4. Clyde Fry, Marianna Dygan, Michael Haney, Karen Brody, Linda Weilacher
5. Lauyn Harshaw, Eva Bartle, Lorraine Jones, Carmen Fedele Sr., Debbie Moore, Walter McGraw, Brian Reasbeck, Tom Benner, Tracy Vincent
6. Joe Miller, Peg Fedele, Mary Rehe, Cathy Sahli, Ethel McLaughlin
7. Paul Haller
8. Katelyn Ziegler, Annis Ziegler
9. Bob Spencer, Norene E. Brown
10. Nancy Burris, Katie Morris, Dick Morrison, Benjamin Rapp, Martha Frisina
11. Ruth Grubbs, Jason Wyman, Bailey Klinestiver, Bill Johnson, Ruth Conklin, Bob Schwab, Chris Roofner Sr.
12. Dan Morris, Todd Martin, Virginia Nelson, Jim Huntington
13. Jessica Burris-Lindsay, Ed Fike, John Motzer,
14. Alton Jones, Mathew Martin,
15. Jim Bees, Valerie McGregor, Karen Arnold
16. Kayla Simons, Jessica Bee, Ruth McDonald, Zachary Weilacher
17. Kim Greeley,
18. JoAnn Ringel, Jamie Shanley,
19. Gracie Anthony, Johnelle Fulkman, Scott McGraw, Misty Moore, Ardelle Shanley, Krista Campbell,
20. Jerod Veasey, Kristen McManigle, Timmy Gerus, Jessica Toomy, Nathan Brown,
21. Sherry King, Beth Sabella, Charlie Bailor, Suzanne Higgins, Dorothy Carnahan,
22. Mitchell Kist, Sandy Palmer
23. Nicole Greeley, Christopher Peterson,
24. Zachary Fulkman, Noah Schwab, Hayley Moore, Bob Reed, Ross Fike, Jim Lanager
25. Jennifer Kane, Dave Myers, Matthew Craft
26. Pat Heenan, Christopher Schwab,
27. Judy Fitch, Amber Bupp, Bonnie Dygan, Mary Jane Henry,
28. Amy Dygan, Don Coughlin, Ed Kernick, Michelle Johnson, Bethany Breuckner, Christopher Frederick
29. Kiersten Schwab, Tom Sabella, Eli Rebich
30. Jeff Richards, Joanne Gourley, Dave Jones.
28 Rummage Sale, Bake Sale, Hot Dog Sales 9 a.m. till ? Methodist Church
29 Car Show, Afghan/Quilt Show, on Tournament Grounds
Rummage Sale at Methodist Church 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bake Sale at Methodist Church 9 am. to 4 p.m.
Hot Dog sales at Methodist Church 9 a.m to ?
Funnel Cake Sale on Tournament grounds 10 to ?
Townwide Yard Sales
30 Swedish Union Church Services at 11 a.m.
31 Parade at 10 a.m.
The Tidioute Ladies Axillary gave a presentation at the Tidioute Community Charter School to the 7th, 8th and 9th grade students on May 20 explaining the importance of different items used in a ceremony for a Prisoner of War and/or a Missing in Action Remembrance Service.
Barb Downey the Tidioute Ladies Auxillary president, did the introduction. Bev Stotler, the patriotic instructor, read what each symbol meant and read a poem. Dois Svitek, the poppie chairperson, read "In Flangers Field" and handed out poppies to the students.
One Saturday, May 29, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be a yard sale at Tidioute Community Charter School to benefit the school library. The cost for all items will be donation of any size to the library. To volunteer or donate gently used items, see Miss Pilling. Donated items need to be dropped off in the library by Thursday at 3 p.m. or at the school by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.
All items leftover will be donated to the Goodwill.
The Student Council at TCCS purchased three picnic tables with a lifetime guarantee to be used in the lobby and patio area of the school.
The members include: Karissa McKown- President, Amanda Burris- Vice President, Aubrey Sonney - Treasure,Lacy Wolford Secretary, Desiree McChesney, Emalei Schaberl, Brian Bonner, Brianna Tyler, Lacy Kitelinger, Loralee Lindemuth, Katelyn Ziegler, Alissa Lowe, Ben Reed, Mariah Wolford, DJ Simons, Robbi Kitelinger, Anna Lindemuth and Victoria Wolford.
The SADD group at TCCS had nine different presenters who came in and spoke to the students before Prom about topics such as; prison life, prevention, consequences and the dangers of texting while driving, over consumption of energy drinks, drinking and driving, bullying, sexting, and seat belt safety.
The students got to hear life experiences from those who have been affected by these dangers, like an aunt who lost her niece in a DUI crash and a gentleman who was hit by a drunk driver.