Quilt block sign
Members of the Watson Grange will unveil their Quilt Block Sign on Thursday, July 22.
All members are urged to attend this special moment for the Grange.
Photo by Linda Scott
Construction crews have been very busy with the building of the retaining walls approximately 6 miles north of Tidioute on Route 62.
Plans are underway for the exhibit at the Warren County Fair and there have been four Christmas ornaments completed for the National Grange Convention.
Vacation Bible school
Tidioute Presbyterian Church will host the Vacation Bible School this year and it will be held on Saturday, July 24.
The Theme this year is "SonQuest Rainforest".
This one day only event will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 2 p.m. and is set up for grades preschool up to and including grade five. This will be the grade you will be in this fall for the regular school year.
Residents at Tidioute Towers were treated to a Hawaiian Luau on Thursday evening.
The social room was decorated with palm trees, pink flamingos and seashells.
Everyone enjoyed good food, games and prizes.
Tidioute Towers does have apartments available, for more information please contact manager Terri Fike at 814-484-7435.
Anyone who has changes that need to be made to the Tidioute Community Birthday Calendar such as birthdays, anniversaries, deaths, joining the service or your meeting dates should contact Pat Redick at 463-0072.
Tidioute Library is holding a month long Book Sale at the Library for the month July and there are still several good selections available for sale.
This sale is conducted during regular library hours.
Huber Blacktop of Warren had the winning bid for black topping the parking lot for the Tidioute Medical and Dental Center.
They have 30 days to complete the work.
The Tidioute VFW Post 8803 purchased a 20 foot flag pole and flag and donated it to the committee to place on the property once the work is complete.
Funds are still needed to complete this project. Anyone wishing to make a donation may do so by making checks payable to T.A.H.D. C. and mail them to P. O. Box 153, Tidioute,PA 16351
Raft race results
Tidioute Raft Races/Anything That Floats was held on Saturday, July 10, with 148 participants, consisting of 24 entries with 13 rafts.
Thanks to all the spotters, Bob Mushwick, John and Becky Osborne. It was great to know that someone was looking out for the rafters.
Canoe Class: First Place-Paul and Miranda Gurber of Irvine, PA, Second Place-Fran Kopta and Teresa Stout of Sherman, NY, and Third Place- Mark Kopta and Laura Martin of Clymer, NY.
Kayaks: First Place-Ed Moser of Gibsonia, PA, Second Place- Moe and Jan Dygan of Jax, FL, and Third Place-Jim Csizmadia of Alquippa, PA.
Paddles: First Place-Quackers and Biscuits of Sheffield, PA, Second Place-Just Duck IT of Tidioute, PA, and Third Place- What the Duck of Irvine, PA.
Drifters: First Place-Granny Arlene's Firecrackers of Cooksburg, PA, Second Place-Rubber Ducy-Tidioute, PA, and Third Place-Beer Float of Pittsburgh.
Oldest participant-Jim Davies age 69, Youngest participant-Jacob Rocky age 3.
Most Riders-Barbara Jean from Erie with 29 people.
Furthest Distance Traveled was Tim and Laura Jungquist of Palm Bay, Fla.
Most Spectacular-What the Duck? from Irvine, PA.
Chairpersons Sonya Shields and Melissa Potts would like to say thank you to all who participated and helped to make this another successful year.
Next years theme will be "Disco on the River".
Everything is going well at the site of the new Tidioute Area Medical and Dental Center located at 115 Main ST, Tidioute.
There will be an opportunity to see the facility on Saturday, August 7. There will be people there to show you the facility and answer any questions you may have pertaining to the facility.
Doctors Lee Denlinger and Stanley Sivak will both be available for appointments, making a doctor available five days a week and Dr. Rockwell will be the dentist two days a week or even three days if needed.
Opening is being planned for the first or second week of September with a Grand Opening coming later.
Huber Blacktopping will do the black topping in the next 30 days.
Heating and air conditioning is being installed this week and the cabinets are on order.
Everything is on schedule at this point.
A new thermometer sign is being prepared to be put up again.
Donations are still being accepted and can be made payable to Tidioute Area Medical and Dental Center, Inc. and sent to P. O. Box 153 Tidioute, PA 16351, all donations are tax deductible.
Saturday, July 31 Tidioute residents and visitors will have the opportunity to see a real Pro Wrestling Rampage at the Tidioute Firehall.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the wrestling starts at 7:30 p.m.
Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students and children under the age of 18 years.
Tickets can be purchased from Fire Chief Mark Veasey by calling 484-5081 or purchase them at the door.
Wrestlers PWR Heavyweight Championship, Champion Rocky Reynolds Vs Big Time Bill Collier.
Doink the Clown will also be present.
A bonus special Challenge Tag Team Street Fight.
There are still four seats available for the Medieval Feast Dinner at the Riverside Inn in Cambridge Springs.
Cost is $45 per person and is scheduled for Sunday, October 3
Contact Marian Dashner at 484-3529 to reserve a seat.
Trip sponsored by Tidioute Senior Center.
Crawford County Fair
Those wanting to see Josh Turner at the Crawford County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 25, should contact Marian Dashner at 484-3529.
There are two tickets left and the cost is $35 per ticket.
Transportation will be provided and this trip is sponsored by the Tidioute Senior Center.
Those receiving the Salvation Army Food Distribution are reminded that the pick up will be on Monday, July 26 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Please contact Jeri Higgins at 484-2771 if you have any questions or need assistance in signing up for this food distribution.
Deerfield Township supervisors held their monthly meeting on July 12 at 7 p.m. in the Deerfield Township Building.
The bid for the 1980 John Deere Backhoe was awarded to Brian Christman in the amount of $8,865 and a second advertising for the Burnt Dumptruck will be advertised to be reviewed by the supervisors at the next monthly meeting on August 9, 2010.
Supervisor Tom Kollar reported on the completed dust control plan for the township. On June 6, there was 3,200 gallons of MC70 used on Althom Road and the remaining 1,000 gallons of MC70 on the Russell Standard truck was used on McCauley Hill Road. On June 30 there was 3,200 gallons of MC70 used to do the rest of the township and on July 5 only 350 gallons of MC70 was used to cover any missed areas and for any residents that purchased additional MC70 for additional road coverage.
Pittsfield and Brokenstaw Township trucks helped with the spreading of stone and antiskid that was applied to the MC70.
Grant money from the PA Conservation District was awarded for work to be done on McGee Run, Youngsville Road and Althom Road.
The Township Secretary/Treasurer position has become available and advertising to fill the position will be submitted in the Times Observer.
Class of 1970 reunion
Plans for the 40th year reunion for the Tidioute High School Class of 1970 are underway.
The reunion will be held at the Dennis Sabella home on Saturday, August 7 at 5 p.m. (or after the W. W. II reenactment).
This reunion is dedicated to Jerry Huntington, the only class member to have passed away since graduation.
Contact Dennis Sabella are 484-7396, Darla Wilson-Badura at 833-3912 or Deb Stover-Genter at 484-7407 for more information.
Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department will meet for their regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m Tuesday, July 27 at the firehall.
Up Coming Events:
Thursday, July 22 Watson Grange unveiling of Quilt Block Sign
Saturday, July 24 Vacation Bible School at Presbyterian from 9 a.m. till 2 p.m.
24 Golf Scramble at River Ridge 9 a.m. till ?