By LINDA SCOTT
Senior Center Menu
Miss Tidioute winner
Emalei Schaberl, daughter of Terri Davidson and Luke Schaberl, was crowned Miss Tidioute 2012 on Saturday evening at Tidioute School. Emalei read a poem about a friend for her talent.
Thursday, Sept. 27 will be pizza, dessert and beverages.
Monday, Oct.1, will be chili and cornbread, dessert and beverages.
Tuesday, Oct. 2 will be the birthday dinner which will include cake and ice cream.
Members of the Tidioute Presbyterian Church will be serving spaghetti dinners on Friday, Sep. 28 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Dinner will be in the social hall at the church. Cost is $6 per dinner. Proceeds will go towards the restoration of the church organ.
Voter Registration Day
"Register in September, make it count in November" is the theme for the Voter Registration Day to be held in Tidioute on Wednesday, Sept.26 from noon till 2 p.m. at the Tidioute Library.
Phyllis Wright, president of the Warren League of Women Voters, will be at the library to assist those who want to get registered so they can vote in the presidential election on Nov. 6.
Training for the volunteers has been provided by Lisa Zuck of the Voter Registration/Election office.
If you have any questions, contact the Warren office at 728-3406.
Veterans from the PA Soldiers and Sailors home in Erie will be coming to the VFW Post 8803 in Tidioute on Oct.3 at 11:30 a.m.
The game of the day will be Bingo and Lee Stotler will be the bingo caller.
Fran Stoneburg and her shoppers have shopped for 30 veterans and bagged the treats for them to take back home.
Leslie Hanisack and her kitchen crew will be preparing a roast beef dinner with all the fixings.
Barb Downey and her decorators will set up the tables in an American motif.
Mr. Moore from the Tidioute Community Charter School will be bringing the choir to sing for the veterans.
Home-baked goods would be appreciated. If anyone would like to donate a pie, cookies, etc, call Stoneburg at 484-7708.
Daisy Scouts and Brownie Scouts will hold meetings on Tuesday night right after school at the Tidioute First United Methodist Church until 4:30 p.m.
Junior Scouts will meet at the same church on Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Any young girls who would like to join the scouting program can come to any of these meetings to obtain more information.
Members of the Class of 1992 from Tidioute High School met for their 20th reunion.
Those attending included Diana McDonald-Pascuzzi, Tina Williams, Jessica Martin-Call, Carrie Greene, Mindy McGraw, Trisha Hulings, and Hamilton White.
Tina Williams brought a cake decorated special for the class of 1992. Classmate Carlin Andrus was unable to attend, however he did make a donation of $50 to help defray the cost of Benner Park. The day was dedicated to Boyd Weilacher, who passed away this summer. Carrie Greene and Valerie Walsh wrote and shared a poem about Boyd at the picnic.
Marvel Theater Trip
St. John Church of Tidioute invites you to join them on a trip this fall on Sunday, Oct. 21.
This trip includes round-trip transportation by motor coach, lunch at the Ellicotville Brewing Company Restaurant, reserved seating at Marvel Theater for the show "Chicago" at the State University of New York in Fredonia (SUNY) and a three-hour stop at the Seneca Allegheny Casino on the way home.
Cost is based on at least 25 people going for a cost of $85 per person.
The group will depart Tidioute from St. John Church parking lot at 10:30 a.m. and return to Tidioute at approximately 11 p.m.
For those who would like to go, call Judy Sabella at 484-3085.
Carnival Trowver of Gibsonton, Fla., rolled into Tidioute on Sunday evening to begin setting up the rides and concessions that will be open on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.
Presale tickets, before Thursday, are $20 for 30 tickets and you will get a ticket to fill out for a chance to win a new bicycle. This is on the presale tickets only.
Presale tickets can be purchased at Polly's Market, Tidioute Trading Post and Buccardo's Restaurant or call Russell Glenn at 484-1234.
The annual Arts and Crafts Show will be on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tidioute Firehall.
This is open to the public to come and browse and shop for some unique items, most of which are hand-crafted by local crafters.
Marty Bennett is in charge again this year and the cost is $15 per space.
Food will be sold on the premises.
Each crafter is responsible for cleaning up the area where their displays were set and all trash must be put in the waste baskets that will be provided.
The Kids Derby for children ages three to ten will be held at Benner Park on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. till 11 a.m.
Winners will be announced shortly after 11 a.m.
Door prizes will be drawn for the entrants in this Derby.
There will be chances on a bicycle that will be drawn following the conclusions of the Kids Derby.
Ann Jones, Dan McLaughlin and Dick Bartges and a handful of volunteers make this event a success for the children.
Tidioute Lions Club members make sure the creek is stocked with at least 500 trout from the Farnsworth Fish Farm.
Saturday, Sept. 29 all those who wish to be a part of the Tidioute Fishing tournament parade should be registered.
Anyone can register for this parade with a theme of "Old Time Rock N' Roll".
Registration begins at 9 a.m. and all floats will be judged at noon. All floats will be lined up along the ballfield on McGuire Street. All other units will be judged as they pass by the viewing stand.
Fire equipment and ambulances will be assembled at the Tidioute Fire hall parking lot near the truck bays.
Parade starts at 1 p.m., rain or shine.
The Junior Champion Angler will be announced and crowned at 9 p.m. Saturday on the registration stage.
The winner will receive a $50 U.S. Saving Bond donated by Jim and Betty Marshall.
Trophies are donated by the George Jones Memorial Walleye Tournament and the Jones family.
As in the past years at the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament, there will be tickets on sale for the Saturday night door prizes that will be given out at 8 p.m.
Cost per ticket is $1 each and you must be present to win these prizes. The grand stage will be filled with numerous prizes.
Ticket sales help with the cost of the tournament expenses.
The Champion Angler will be announced at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30.
First-place winner will receive $1,000 and a trophy. Second-place winner will receive $250 and a trophy and third-place winner will receive $150 and a trophy.
Qualifying fish include muskellunge must be at least 40 inches to qualify and only one per day. Northern pike must be 24 inches to qualify. Walleye must be at least 15 inches to qualify. Smallmouth bass must be at least 12 inches to qualify and trout must be at least 7 inches to qualify.
All fisherman must observe creel limits according to PA fishing regulations.
Saturday night qualifying fishermen will receive cash and trophies. They will be among those who will be fishing on Sunday to try for the Champion Angler.
Grand Prize Drawing
This year the first-place grand prize drawing will be for a 42-inch flat screen TV, second-place winner will receive one pack of 60 $5 PA Instant Lottery Tickets.
Tickets are $1 each and winner need not be present to win.
Closing ceremonies will be at 3:30 to allow for the results of the Champion Angler to be completed.
There will be several area organizations holding raffles and the winners will be announced at the closing ceremonies.
Winners of two bicycles will be announced.
Miss Tidioute Winner
Saturday evening six young ladies from Tidioute competed in the Miss Tidioute Pageant.
Contestants included Aubrey Soney, daughter of David and Christine Sonney, who was escorted by Brian Bonner; Emalei Schaberl, daughter of Terri Davidson and Luke Schaberl, who was escorted by Vanessa Basil; Robbie Kitelinger, daughter of Ken and Kit Kitelinger, who was escorted by Jordan Yeager; Morgan Molek, daughter of Michelle Molek and Joe Molek, who was escorted by her niece Hailey VanGuilder; Kayla Cox, daughter of Larissa and Thomas Riker, who was escorted by Ethan Coker; and Tanya Krouse, daughter of Robin and Leroy Krouse, who was escorted by Patrick Thompson.
Miss Congeniality, selected by the contestants, winner was Robbie Kitelinger.
People's Choice, chosen by money ballot boxes placed in downtown Tidioute, winner was Robbie Kitelinger.
Miss Tidioute 2012 is Emalei Schaberl;for her talent she read a poem about Brandon Basil.
Judges for both the Miss Tidioute and Miss Teen were Casey Parker, Jennifer Nuttall and Devan VanHouten.
Essay judges for both pageants were Monica Morgan, Casey Parker and Kelley McKean.
A 50/50 raffle was held at the pageant and the winner was Joe Molek.
Contestants in the Miss Teen Tidioute Pageant included Hanna Divido, daughter of Thomas and Carly Divido; Jordan Wolford, daughter of Jim Wolford and Linda Theim; Lauren Slack, daughter of Susan and Josh Rissel and Russell Slack; and Cassandra Byers, daughter of Tom and Lisa Byers.
Miss Congeniality winner was Lauren Slack.
Best Essay winner was Lauren Slack. Essays were written about Living in a Small Town.
People's Choice was Hanna Divido.
Miss Teen Tidioute for 2012 is Lauren Slack; for her talent she did a dance routine.
George Jones Memorial
The 16th Annual George Jones Memorial Walleye Tournament will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6.
Start time is 7 a.m. and you must stop fishing at 4 p.m. All teams must be at the weigh-in station at Tidioute Boat Launch by 5 p.m.
Entry fee is $30 which includes the lunker. Make checks payable to Terry Cotterman, and mail them to 1969 Morrison Hill Rd., Tidioute, Pa 16351 or call him at 730-3692.
New this year is the Adult-Youth team and the youth must be under the age of 16.
1. Jim Spargo, Amanda Shields, Tammie Silvis
2. Crystal Heenan, Joe Wilcox, Carol Simons, Allyvia Morgan, Melissa Sibits
3. Kim Schneider, Jeff Anderson, Mandy Saver
4. Marco Kremer, Sheila McAllister, Jerod Hulings, David Watson
5. Jonathan Buccardo, Patrick Sheckler
6. Melanie Bunce, Chris McIntyre, Jackie Nuttall, Becky Sovich, Julia Sveda, Jim Martin, Nena Meeks
7. Sally Paulmier, Paul Downey, Michael Campbell
8. Robin Seelinger, Kathy Berlin, Greg Nuttall, Ian Houghton
9. Debbie Roofner
10. Dennis Sabella, Kelly Blair, Roberta Knight, Lynn Buccardo
11. Ken Kitelinger, Sammy Veasey, Brianna Barton, Kathy Matie
12. Allexa Morgan, Chase Brown, Jen Heenan, Ashley West
13. Wyatt Greeley, Gavin Dashner, Larry Carnahan
14. Danielle Barton, Bob Anderson, Freida Robertson, Bob Joseph, Elayne Blair
15. Butch Leach, Dave Spencer, Yvonne Johnson, Carl Fike, Aliesa Gionti, Suzanne Kitelinger
16. Natallie McLaughlin, Ken McKay, Layla Rulander
17. Kyle Davison, Kylei Davison, Harold Simons
18. Autumn Wolfe, Patrick McLaughlin
19. Bill Kitelinger, Mitchell Rehe
20. Mike Clifton, Judy Sabella, Montana Pat Bowles, Jane Downey, Carl Lanager, Jerry Come
21. Justin Campisano, Jeanna Carahan, Ginny Brocklehurst, George Sveda
22. Jacob Craft, Madeline Jones, Scott McCandrew, Jay Sutton
23. Jim Salapek, Diana Hollabaugh, Angela Sabella-Jenny
24. Denise Myers, Sue York, Rachael Come
25. Jeneal Johnson, Brandon Moore, Adam Shoemaker, Harvey Weaver
26. Reta Adams, Robert Davis, Kyle Kowalski, Joe Frisina
27. Anna Sveda, Sally Steffee
29. Maggie Rapp, Tommy King, Ruth Gerus, Anthony Pollaro, Caleb Moore
30. Mathew Proper, Jason Martin, Mark Johnson
31. Bill Palmer, Desiree Mechling, Harold Brocklehurst