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Community Service Awards
Jack Moore and Nancy Coughlin were the 2012 recipients of the Community Service Award with Miss Tidioute 2012 Emalei Shaberl on right.
Lots of bass
There were a lot of bass turned in on Sunday and then released back into the river.
First Place Float
ST John Ladies guild won first place in the float division on Saturday for the PSCFT Parade. Pictured on the float are Sandy Jamieson, standing are Pat Alberth and Kathy Patterson.
Thursday, Oct. 4 will be fish, dessert and beverages.
Monday, Oct. 8 will be sloppy joes, dessert and beverages.
Tuesday, Oct. 9 will be roast beef, dessert and beverages.
Thursday, Oct. 11 will be chicken casserole
Starting this week, Thursday, Oct. 4, the trash pick up will be at 3:30 a.m. Thursdays.
Please put your garbage out to the curb the night before.
Veterans from the Soldiers and Sailors Home in Erie will travel to VFW Post 8803 in Tidioute for a roast beef dinner with all the trimmings at 11 a.m. with home-baked goods.
The game of the day will be Bingo.
Members of the Ladies auxiliary have shopped and prepared over 30 bags of treats for the veterans to take back home with them.
The Post Home will be decorated in an American motif.
Choir students from Tidioute Community Charter School will be at the VFW to sing for the Veterans.
Saturday, Oct. 6, will be the 16th Annual George Jones Memorial Walleye Tournament.
Boundaries are from Kinzua Dam to President.
Fishing starts at 7 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. All contestants must be off the water by 4 p.m. and into the scales for weigh-in by 5 p.m.
Weigh-in will be at the Tidioute Boat Launch and all fish will be released back into the Allegheny River.
Entry fee is $30 per boat which includes the lunker award.
New this year is the Adult-Youth , youth must be under the age of 16.
Only six walleye permitted per two man team
For more information please call Terry Cotterman at 814-730-3692 or Wade Adams at 814-484-7310
Lights, Camera, Action! That will be the sounds as the Tidioute Community Movie Night begins on the first Saturday night of each month.
Movies will start at 7:30 p.m. at the Tidioute First United Methodist Church.
This is open to the entire community and all are welcome.
Flu shot clinic
There will be a flu shot clinic at the Tidioute Senior Center from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Oct. 11.
Please bring your insurance of Medicare card.
Those without insurance will need to pay $35.
The annual CROP Walk will take place on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m.
Starting point will be Tidioute First United Methodist Church and those walking to stop hunger will walk through the borough of Tidioute and return to the First United Methodist Church.
Sponsor sheets are available at First United Methodist Church, ST John Church and the Tidioute Presbyterian Church.
Walkers will be collecting monetary donations that will go to help stop hunger of which 25 percent of the funds will stay in Tidioute and be donated to the Holiday Food Vouchers Program.
Boxes for troops
Once again the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Post 8803 are collecting items for the boxes that they are sending troops who are serving overseas.
Items needed include: bath soap, shaving lotion/cream, disposable razors, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, baby wipes, foot powder, hand sanitizer, individual packages of tissues, wash cloths, power bars, dried fruits or canned fruit with pull top, granola bars, cans of vienna sausages, peanut butter, jelly, crackers- ritz are most popular, hard candies-NO Chocolate, cough drops, cookies, nuts, chewing gum, beef jerky, snack crackers, lifesavers, Swiss miss packages, stationery items such as envelopes, pens, plastic forks-spoons-knives, movies, books, crossword puzzles, work search, playing cards.
For more ideas please contact chairperson Doris Svitek at 484-7218.
Items can be dropped off at the VFW or contact Svitek for pick up.
New and updated addresses are needed for those troops who are serving outside the United States.
Please do not take for granted that the Ladies Auxiliary of Post 8803 has your loved ones address.
Contact Chairperson Doris Svitek at 484-7218 or send the addresses to her at P.O. Box 105, Tidioute, PA 16351.
These addresses need to be updated to assure that our troops receive the boxes in time for Christmas.
Kids Derby winners
This year there were 79 children fishing in the Kids Derby that was held at Benner Park for children ages three to eleven.
First place winner was Shane Balach, age 8, from Bridgeville with a total of 32 1/2 inches.
Second place winner was Kiechwun Kuper ,age 9, of Tidioute with at total of 32 1/4 inches.
Third place winner was John McCullum, age 10, of Tidioute with 31 1/2 inches.
Approximately 200 fish were caught and the children were able to keep their catch.
Ann Jones, chairperson, thanked those who helped with the Derby. Helpers included Dick Bartges of the Lions Club, Madelyn Jones, Elizza Watters, Kasey Kelly, Arletta Marsh, Kaleb Moore, Lena Rison, and Cowboy Bob.
Carman Fedele and Bill Weber of the Tidioute Lions went to Farnsworth Trout Farm and hauled the fish to Tidioute and stocked creek at Benner Park.
There were 50 units in the parade this year with a theme of "Old Time Rock N' Roll" on their minds.
Seven floats and seven fire departments with lots of winners that include:
Marching Bands; First Place - Tidioute Community Charter School.
Junior Drum and Baton: First Place - Sparketts of Corry, PA
Color Guard: VFW Post 5958 of Titusville, PA
Jr. Drill Teams: First Place - Sparkettes of Corry, PA ; Second Place- Linda Dies Dance Express of Warren, PA
Special Judges Award: 99th Infantry Division Historical Society, ( of the WWII Reenactment group)
Floats: First place- ST John Ladies Guild, Second Place- Watson Grange No. 1068, Third place- Tidioute Community Charter School.
Motorized Units: First place- Fez Bar Stools (Shrine Unit), Second Place- Zem Zem Hornets (Shrine Unit)
Fire/Rescue Units: Best Pumper- Tidioute, Best Tanker- Hydetown, Best Rescue- Youngsville VFD, Best Brush Truck- Garland, Best Ambulance- American Red Cross, and Furthest Distance- North Warren VFD.
Winners listed who have not picked up their trophies can contact John Brown at 814-730-5646 or Nathan Brown at 814-730-6283 to make arrangements to pick up your trophy and checks where applicable.
Next year the parade will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013, theme to be announced.
For those of you who could not make it this year due to the date, please make a note of the date for next year, see you then.
Jr. Champion Angler
Dakota Hall age 13 of Clarendon was the big winner in the Jr. Champion Angler contest on Saturday, Sept. 30, in Tidioute.
Hall registered two northern pike, two walleye, and six bass with a total weight of 22.29 pounds to win him the title of "Jr Champion Angler", he received a trophy (donated by the George Jones Memorial Walleye Tournament committee and the Jones family, a $50 US Bond (from Jim and Betty Marshall), and other prizes.
Second place winner was Adam Barker age 13 from Warren who registered one Northern Pike, and six bass for a total weight of 22.05 pounds.
Third place winner was Terra Miller of West Hickory with four walleye and six bass for a total weight of 21.46
Results for the the 2012 Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament show that Darren Potts of East Hickory knows his fishing. This the fourth time for Potts to win the title. He registered two walleye and six bass for a total weight of 24.36 pounds on Sunday to capture the title as "2012 Champion Angler". Potts won $1000 plus a trophy and various other prizes. Potts has won this tournament four times now and is married to the former Melissa Morrison of Tidioute and they have a 19-month-old daughter Grace.
Second place was won by Derek Rapp of Titusville with two Northern Pike an six bass for a total weight of 24.36 pounds. Rapp won $250, a trophy and other prizes.
Third place was won by Brain Johnson of Clarendon with two walleye, six bass with a total weight of 20.96 pounds. Johnson won $150 , a trophy and other prizes.
Saturday night qualifiers were in the Musky category in first place was Charlie Matie with 24.78 and second place was Joe Martinelli with 18.02. Matie won the lunker award for Musky.
Northern Pike qualifiers were first place -Patrick Kavinski with12.92; second place - Dan Sullivan with 10.29 and third place was Derek Rapp with 10.19. Kavinski won the lunker award for N. Pike.
Walleye qualifiers were in first place -John Ringel with 16.9; second place was Frank Hopshire with 15.32 and third place was Brett Carlow with with 14.05. Hopshire won the lunker award for walleye.
Bass qualifiers were in first place- Darren Potts with 21.88; second place was George DeFrahn with 20.03 and third place winner was Greg Kozora with 19.75. Kozora won the lunker award for bass.
Trout qualifiers were in first place- Andy Givan with 6.82 pounds; second place- Brian Johnson with 6.05 pounds and third place was Tom Givan with 4.83 pounds. Johnson won the lunker award for trout.
Chuck Schwab of Tionesta registered a Catfish weighing 10.56.
For the two day tournament there were 315 fish registered for a total weight of 874.89 pounds.
There were 221 registered fisherman.
Phylis Peters, 77, of Nanty Glo was the oldest woman to register any fish, she received $100 and a plaque.
Steve Birek, 92, of Tidioute was the oldest male to register any fish, he received $100 from Tidioute Tower Residents and a plaque.
Cool temperatures and no rain provided a great day for the closing ceremonies for the 53rd Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament.
Johnathan Brown opened the closing ceremonies with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence for our Veterans and those who are still serving.
Several thank yous were mentioned from those who worked in the numerous areas of the tournament that led up to the busy weekend and those who helped out for the 2012 tournament, the sponsors, and property owners, committee members and many more. These people know who they are as there are too many to mention and we do not want to miss any of them. Thank you for all you have done to help make this tournament a success.
Each year a female and a male recipient are chosen who have donated their time and efforts to the Tidioute community.
This year the female recipient was Nancy Coughlin who along with her late husband, Chuck, owned the grocery store and devote hours of their time to the community and to the school.
The male recipient was Jack Moore who has donated to the community in numerous ways and is quite active in the church, giving of his time there as well.
Several raffles were held on Sunday during the closing ceremonies and the group or organizations with the winners are listed as follows:
Judy's Sweatshirts -Mesh Chair winner was Beck Osborne, Indian Brave winner was Kim McCoy and Indian Princess winner was Carter Marstellar.
Miss Tidioute Pageant 50/50 raffle Dana Sites winning $194.
Watson Grange 50/50 raffle winner was Michael Taylor winning $157.
Tidioute Lions Club 50/50 was Velma Bailor winning $554.
Knights of Columbus Henry Big Boy Riffle winner was Keith Bakowski of Pittsburgh.
Knights of Columbus Knife winners were first place Ben Giehll of Pittsburgh, second place was Howard Klingenberg of Tidioute, third place was L. Werner.
Avon Door Prizes: Jean Kitelinger of Tidioute and Sara Rattay of Luncinda.
Grand Prizes for Tournament raffle 42 inch flat screen TV Winner was John Hanisack of Tidioute and the PA Lottery Tickets winner was Susan Klub.
Bicycles winners were for the first one- Emelyn and Kadyn Moore and the second one was won by Albert Kaezznski of Tidioute.
Tournament committee members would like to thank everyone who purchased any of the raffle tickets and came out to support the tournament, your support is greatly appreciated.
Trick or Treat
Tidioute Borough has announced the date and hours for Trick or Treating
Date is Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Children are reminded to only stop at those homes with a light on and only the people you know.
Costumes should fit properly and masks should be so the children can see properly.
Cross the street only at the corners/intersections.
Please have parents or other adult inspect all candies before eating any of them.
Motorist please watch for the little ghost and goblins.
There will be an auction at Tidioute Firehall on Sunday, Oct. 14.
Doors open at 2 p.m. and Auction starts at 3 p.m.
There will be several Christmas items, lots of produce, tools, toys and much, much more..
Open to the public, all are invited.
This is sponsored by the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament Committee members.
Up Coming Events:
3 Veterans from Soldiers and Sailors at VFW Post 8803
4 Watson Grange Clean up at Hall
6 George Jones Memorial Walleye Tournament
Movie Night at Methodist 7:30 p.m.
8 Borough council 7 p.m.
11 Flu Shot clinic at Senior Center 10 a.m. to 12 noon
SWCMA 7 p.m.
Watson Grange meeting 7:30 p.m.
The Bulldogs will wear their pink in support of the fight against breast cancer on Oct. 4. Wear your pink to the home volleyball game and receive free admission. Game time is 6:00pm.
Board of Trustees
TCCS Board of Trustees will meet on Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the school library for their monthly meeting.
An Open House will be held today from 6-7:30 p.m. Parents will have a chance to meet their child's teacher(s) and tour their classroom(s). The Scholastic Book Fair will be held in the library from 5-7:30 p.m.
Fall Book Fair
The Book Fair will run through Oct. 5 in the TCCS Library.
There will be no classes at TCCS on Monday, Oct. 8t, for students due to Professional Development.
Picture Day at TCCS
Picture Day will be on Thursday Oct. 4, for students in grades k-12. Picture forms are available at the school or you can go to inter-state.com.
Government Outreach Field Trip
The Student Council and National Honor Society took a trip to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford on Sept. 25 to attend a Government Outreach Program. Congressman Glenn "GT" Thompson was the keynote speaker. Cartoonist Robb Armstrong also spoke to the kids. The students enjoyed his motivational speech. It was a successful field trip, and the students came away with some important information.
Students in grades K-4 through 3rd grade took a fieldtrip to Port Farms in Waterford. The students learned about life on the farm, walked through a corn maze and got to play on the giant slides, the corn box and on the over- sized tricycle race track. Each student took a pumpkin home.
The Student Activities Committee will hold its first annual Fall Festival on Sunday, Oct. 21, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Tidioute ball field. The rain date will be on Oct. 28. There will be food, games, crafts, and lots of family fun. Vendors are being sought for the festival. If you would be interest in a booth space call the school at 484-3550. The cost is $25.