By LINDA SCOTT
Senior Center Menu
Youngest and oldest
Above are the oldest and youngest attendees at the Ladies Victorian Tea. Pictured are Catherine Spor, Georgia Haney and Hazel Ord.
The Tidioute Public Library concluded this year’s Summer Reading Program One World, Many Stories on Aug. 26. Three of the children who attended are pictured: Grace Sabella, Lillian Sabella, Sarah Sabella.
Entertain at Ladies Tea
In no particular order are Hailie Cass, Desiree McChesney, Katie Gray and Susan Ledebur, who all provided music selections for the Ladies Victorian Tea.
Labor Day weekend would not be complete without the annual Turkey Party at the firehall sponsored by the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament.
Thursday, Sept. 8 will be macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, and dessert.
Monday, Sept.12 will be sloppy joes, tator tots, and dessert.
Tuesday, Sept.13 will be baked potatoes with toppings, stacked ham and cheese sandwiches and dessert.
Thursday, Sept. 15 will be a picnic at the home of Martha and Carl Walters on McCauley Hill at noon. Call the center for transportation on the TWAC Bus or the Transit Authority by Sept. 14.
There will be a picnic on Thursday, Sept. 15 at the home of Martha and Carl Walters on McCauley Hill Road at noon.
There will be no food served at the Senior Center that day. The only food prepared will be for the Meals on Wheels for delivery that day.
Bus service will be provided, but you must call the center to sign up. The bus cannot pick you up unless you call the center or the Transit Authority at least one day ahead of time.
Call the center at 484-3020 to sign up for the picnic or if you need a ride and for all other information on the picnic.
Presbyterian Church Sunday School will begin on Sunday, Sept.11 at 9:30 a.m.
Open to all who would like to attend. Students are placed within their age group.
No registration required, just come and participate.
The winner of the 50/50 raffle that was sponsored by the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing tournament was Tim Jones of Pittsburgh.
Jones won $108.50. He is known from his camp named Camp Hill II.
Turkey Party Success
There were approximately 75 people in attendance and a good time was had by all to attended.
Winners took home turkeys, hams, steak platters, pork platters, fruit baskets, Pepsi, lottery tickets, a breakfast basket and many door prizes.
Several pop tabs were donated to Henry Brown that will be cashed in and the proceeds from them go to the Shriners Children's Hospital in Erie. Tabs not only come from beverage cans but also from pet foods, vegetables. They all add up and count for something. so save those tabs and drop them off at the tournament headquarters or at one of the turkey parties.
Proceeds from the turkey party go towards the expenses of the fishing tournament that will be held from Thursday, Sept. 22 to Sunday, Sept. 25.
The Tidioute Public Library concluded this year's Summer Reading Program One World, Many Stories on Aug. 26.
Children who attended the closing program were read the store of "Madeline" by Ludwig Bemelmans in English and French and they played Escargot (the French version of hopscotch).
The library staff thanks Annalise Sonney, Roseanna Nicholson, Candy Druggan and Crystal Davies for volunteering their time throughout the program.
Congratulations to all the children who completed this year's Summer Reading Program.
Salt Squad Begins
Salt Squad begins the new year on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Allegheny Bible Church. This is the 18th year for the program for grades kindergarten through grade six.
Children participate in singing, Bible verse memorization, Bible lessons, and crafts.
Points are earned each week to be used as currency toward a prize when "Salt Squad Store Night" is held, and the accumulated points are tallied at the end of the year to determine awards and trophies earned.
All the community children are invited to attend. Contact Pastor Dale Timco for more information at 730-3475.
The 15th annual Glenn McKown Memorial Bass Tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept.10.
Hours for fishing are 7 a.m. till 3 p.m.; contestants must be into the scales by 4 p.m.
Allowed waters for fishing are from the Kinzua tailwaters to the boat launch at President, in the river only.
You can only use artificial bait for smallmouth bass and there is a six-fish per boat limit and all fish must be brought to the scales in a water-filled container.
Weigh-in will be held at the Tidioute Boat Launch.
A fee of $30 per boat with an optional lunker fee of $5.
Teams consist of two-man, couples, or adult/youth (under the age of 16).
There will be participants' picnic following the weigh-in at the boat launch to celebrate the 15th anniversary.
This event is organized by tournament director Deb Genter, who can be contacted at 484-7407.
This is a catch and release event and all fish caught will be returned to the river.
The annual Tidioute One Pitch Tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Tidioute ballfield across from Tidioute Firehall.
Sign up will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Landmark.
There is a $125 registration fee and checks can be made payable to the Tidioute Area Recreation League.
For more information , contact Larry at 484-5006.
Saturday evening services have started for the Tidioute First United Methodist Church.
Services will be held at 6 p.m. with Pastors Steve Gruver and Bill Beaty and Associate Pastor Keith Martin.
On Sept. 3 the Praise Band from the Otterbein Church in Pittsfield performed during the worship hour.
Next services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10 when they will commemorate those who serve as firefighters, police officers, scouts etc.
These Saturday evening services are open to all who wish to come and worship.
St. John Sunday School
Children at St. John Church are invited to attend the first Sunday School class to be held there on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 9:30 a.m.
Following the 11 a.m. Mass there will be an ice cream social for those are attending and their families.
There will church services on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. at Tidioute First United Methodist Church and a big part of that service will be a tribute to those who serve such as firefighters, boy scouts, police and service personnel.
Pastor Steve would like to invite all to come and join him on Saturday night.
A Victorian Tea an luncheon was held on Saturday, Sept. 3 at the Presbyterian Church and this was a sell-out success with over 80 women in attendance.
The menu consisted of scones with devonshire cream and orange marmalade, light salads with raspberry vinaigrette dressing, finger sandwiches filled with egg salad, ham salad, and mini croissants with chicken salad. This was topped off with an assortment of desserts such as mini cheese cakes, mini cream puffs and mini eclairs. Beverages consisted of a variety of herbal teas and coffee.
Four local girls helped serve the food and teas. They were Abby McLaughlin, Katie Gray, Hailie Cass and Desi McChesney.
There was a musical program. Desi McChesney played two selections on the keyboard, "Raisins and Almonds" and "Scarborogh Fair" and then she sang a song she composed about a book she read this summer, "Elsewhere" which she played on the guitar. Hailie Cass presented a musical piece on the piano and also presented a tap dance. Katie Gray sang a solo, "God Bless the Broken Heart" and "America the Beautiful". As she sang America the Beautiful everyone joined her in honor of Sept. 11. Susan Ledebur played two hymn selections for woodwinds on her clarinet.
The teapot centerpieces created by Peggy Teconchek were given as table prizes. They were floral arrangements in teapots.
Tables were decorated by Linda Graves, Bev Stotler, Barb Downey, Meg Froman and Jane McManigle, Joan Spor and Doris Svitek. Each table was decorated with a tea pot centerpiece with flowers and coordinated in a color theme with the table covers, napkins and dishes.
Linda Graves, chairperson, was presented with a teapot planter containing yellow mums.
Ladies from the Irvine Presbyterian Church were present.
Youngest ones attending were Georgia Haney and Catherine Spor and the oldest attendee was Hazel Ord, who is will be 98 in December.
Time has arrived for the Miss Tidioute Pageant once again.
This year it will be held at the Tidioute Community Charter School on Thursday, Sept. 25.
Contestants include Kassidy Altman, Krista Greeley, Michelle Cantrell, Kendra Sauers.
Miss Teen Tidioute contestants include Joselyn Neely, Samantha LoPresti, Hanna Divido, Morgan Hittie, Peyton Hittie, and Tanya Krouse.
Ballot boxes are out in local Tidioute businesses, your vote of a cash donation in the appropriate canister will help to determine the people's choice. Money collect from these ballot boxes will be used to help defray costs of the pageant.
Miss Wee pageant contestants will be announced later.
This event is open to the public and donations will be accepted at the door.
Grand Prize Drawing
The grand prize drawing for this years Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament that will be drawn on Sunday, Sept. 25 for first place will be a 42-inch flat screen TV and second-place drawing will be one package of 60 $5 PA lottery Instant Lottery tickets.
Tickets are $1 each and the winner need not be present to win.
Crafters of all ages are welcome to participate in the Arts and Crafts Show to be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Tidioute Firehall from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m.
There is a fee for reserving tables and space.
Crafters will have items for sale and the public is invited to come and browse.
Those wishing to reserve a space should contact Marty Bennett at 484-7372.
Fishing tournament parade committee are inviting you to enter the parade on Saturday, Sept. 24.
The theme this year is Summer In Paradise and also a theme of Historical Moments in American History, the choice is up to you.
If you would like to enter the parade and have done so yet, contact Sheryl at 484-7592 or 730-4156 or contact Monica at 484-0244.
The line-up is at 10 a.m. with judging at 11 a.m. and the parade will begin at noon sharp.
7 Salt Squad at Allegheny Bible Church 7 p.m.
8 SWCMA at 7 p.m. Tidioute Towers
Nunsensations at Sawmill Theater
Watson Grange at 7:30 p.m.
10 Glenn McKown Bass Memorial
One Pitch Tournament
11 Sunday School begins at St. John and Presbyterian churches at 9:30 a.m.
9-11 Tribute and
Tidioute Community Charter School invites current and previous servicemen and women, members of the VFW and VFW Auxiliary, fire department, fire department auxiliary, fire police, police officers, emergency and health services and members of the community to a 9-11 Tribute and Recognition Service at the school at 1:30 p.m. Friday Sept. 9, in the school gymnasium.