Tidioute Life

Tags are on the Christmas Tree at Northwest Bank in Tidioute. Feel free to select a tag/tags and shop for the child. Suggestions are on the tags for the children. Have the unwrapped items back to the bank by Dec. 14. Pictured is Lisa Imperial of Northwest Bank placing tags on the tree.

Senior Center Menu

Thursday, Dec. 8 will be Turkey and Swiss sandwiches with lettuce and tomato, Cheesy Broccoli Soup, wheat bread, fresh seasonal fruit.

Monday, Dec.12 will be Ham and Scalloped Potatoes, Braised Cabbage, green beans, dinner roll and strawberry ice cream.

Tuesday, Dec. 13 will be Baked Vegetable Lasagna with parmesan cream cheese, mixed greens with tomato, carrots, onions and cabbage, garlic sticks, sliced apples with oatmeal topping.

Thursday, Dec. 15 will be the Christmas Lunch of Baked Chicken Breast with gravy, homemade stuffing, whipped potatoes, peas and onion, dinner roll and chocolate fluff.

Monday, Dec. 19 will be Hot Roast Beef Sandwich with gravy, whipped potatoes, peas and carrots, wheat bread and birthday cake.

Tuesday, Dec. 20 will be Spaghetti with meatballs, mixed greens with tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, and cabbage, Italian bread, sliced peaches.

Thursday, Dec. 22 will be Cheeseburgers with lettuce, and tomato, oven brown potatoes, coleslaw, wheat sandwich roll, fresh seasonal fruit.

Monday, Dec. 26 closed for Christmas holiday.

Tuesday, Dec. 27 will be Sweet Sausage with peppers and onion,  sausage roll, redskin potatoes, green beans, chocolate ice cream.

Thursday, Dec. 29 will be Sloppy Joe sandwich, wheat sandwich roll, baked potato soup, pineapple tidbits.

Call the center 484- 3020 at least two days in advance  to sign up for lunch. The center is  located at 174 Main St., in the Community Room of Tidioute Towers. Open to those who wish to have lunch with friends or would just love to have a hot meal.  Cost is a suggested donation of $4 for those under the age of 60 and a donation of $3 for those age 60 and older.  This in only a suggested donation.

Am Legion Auxiliary

Members of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit of Post 334 will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m.

Members are asked to bring in their raffle tickets and money for the Christmas Cash Raffle. The winner will be drawn at this meeting.

Also, they will be having their Christmas party. Bring a snack to share and a beverage of your choice.  In lieu of a gift exchange, contribute a donation of $5 towards purchasing gifts for the Angel Tree program.

Reminder: dues for 2016-2017 are due by Dec.31 and can be paid at the meeting.

Winter Picnic

Tidioute Presbyterian Church will be holding a Mission and Maintenance Winter Picnic at the church on Friday, Dec. 9 from 5 to 7 p.m.

This is a public donation dinner, “Winter Picnic”.

The menu consists of Sloppy Joes and buns, Macaroni Salad, Baked Beans, pickles, beverages and dessert.

Cost is a donation and the proceeds will be used for congregation and community needs, as well as church maintenance.

All are welcome.

VFW Men’s

Breakfast Meeting

The Men’s Breakfast meeting will be held on  Sunday, Dec. 11 at 8 a.m.

Senior Center Activities

Those attending the Tidioute Senior Center were treated to an informative program on Identity Theft and Credit Rights.  Other related issues include Health related theft, Charitable Giving-know your charity, Telemarketing, House related issues,  Memberships, Power of Attorney, Automakers, Trips-winnings, Debit Collections, Deceptive Sales- practices and contracts, product safety and recalls, Spotting a Scam, and Warranties and Guarantees.

One good point to remember is to document all your important calls and if you did not call the particular agency that is calling chances are it is a scam.

There are Lemon Law protections on  products as well.

If you feel you were scammed, call the attorney general’s office at 1-800-441-2555 or go to their website at www.attorneygeneral.gov

Senior Center Program

On Dec.12, Karen Atkin of Warren General Hospital will be at the center. And on Jan. 23 Tim Juliano will be there to discuss sleep.

New Year’s Celebration

Those members of the VFW Post 8803 who would like to celebrate the New Year’s Eve with friends at the club can now sign up at the bar for the celebrations.

Treasures For Children

The Treasures For Children program is under way and the tags are on the tree at Northwest Bank in Tidioute.

If you would like to shop for the children of Tidioute, stop at the bank and pick up a tag from the tree, let Jennifer at the bank know which tag/tags you have, or any of the tellers.

Bring your unwrapped gifts back to the bank by Dec. 14 for Christmas delivery.

United Fund

There is still time to make your donations to the United Fund Campaign of Warren County.

Funds from the United Way help organizations in Tidioute as well as Warren. Organizations in Tidioute that benefit include Salvation Army, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Hospice,  and 4-H groups.

Your contributions can be sent to United Fund of Warren County, P. O. Box 844, Warren, PA 16365.

For more information, call 726-0292.


Members of the Presbyterian Women’s Association would like to apologize  for the misunderstanding about the Hot Dog Sales that were to take place on Saturday, Dec. 3.

Due to other events at the church on that same day the women had to cancel the Hot Dog sales.

They are sorry for any inconvenience.

Benefit For LeMaster

There will be a benefit for Bill LeMaster at the Tidioute Pub on Saturday, Dec. 10 form 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Bill’s wife, Kimberly, unexpectedly passed away  and this benefit will help with funeral costs.

A 50/50 and Chinese Auction will be held and appetizers, food and drink specials will be available.

If anyone would care to donate anything towards this benefit, you may call the Pub at 484-3900.

TCCS Raffle Winners

The winner of the Remington Model 700 CDL Win Mag. was Katelyn Ziegler.

Winner of the Tidioute Knife was Kurt Eisenbrown of Columbiana, Ohio.

Tidioute Community Charter School thanks everyone who purchased tickets.

Blood Drive

Tidioute Community Charter School Red Cross volunteers will be hosting a Blood Drive on Thursday, Dec. 15 at the Tidioute Firehall from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

All blood types are needed.

Donors should be sure to eat prior to giving blood and drink plenty of liquids to help replenish their blood.

Fall Gun

Raffle Winners

Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department has announced the winners of the Fall Gun Raffle.

Gun #1 a Marlin XT-22 Mag. Won by Kevin Whalice; Gun #2 a Ruger 10/22 Stainless was won by Collen Allthom; Gun #3 a  Winchester 12 ga. Pump was won by Krystle Stobenraugh; Gun #4 a Savage Axis 7mm-08 was won by Jerry Sayers; Gun #5 a Savage A17 .17 was won by Brad Spencer; Gun #6 a Smith Wesson .380 was won by Ron Botiz; Gun #7 a Thompson Centur 30.06 was won by Donald Leach; Gun #8 a Benelli Nova 12 ga was won by Mike Tooch; Gun #9 a Savage Trophi .270 was won by Ron Rafalski; Gun #10 a Rugar M77  .308 was won by Ed Pavlov; Gun #11 a Marlin XT-22 Mag was won by Eric  Kaplan; Gun #12 a Ruger 10/22 Stainless was won by Scott Klenk; Gun #13 a Winchester 12 ga pump was won by George Keenan; Gun #14 a Savage Axis 7 mm-08 was won by  Joe Throne.

Thanks to those who purchased tickets and to those who attended the event, your support is greatly appreciated.

Cash Raffle Winners

The American Legion, Home Association of Elzie E Lynch Post 334 has announced the winners of their Cash Raffle.

$500 winner was Chuck Barton of Tidioute, $250 winner was Mike Heenan of Tidioute and the other $250 winner was Chad McLaughlin of Tidioute.

Am Legion Post 334

The next meeting of the Home Association of Elzie E Lynch of Post 334 will be on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at  6 p.m. and the  Post meeting will be at 6:30 p.m.

Bed Coverlet Raffle

St John Women’s Guild will draw the winning ticket for the Hand-Crocheted Queen Size Bed Coverlet-Cream colored on Sunday, Dec. 18 after the 11 a.m. Mass.

Tickets are still on sale until then for $1 each and a second-place prize of $50 cash will also be drawn at that time.

Candlelight Services

There will be Candlelight Services at the Swedish Union Church on Swede Road on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 6 p.m.

All are welcome to attend and the special treat of oranges and candy will be given out following the services.

Servicemen’s Home

Corp Raffle

Servicemen’s Home Corporation of Tidioute VFW Post 8803 will have the drawing on the TIKKA T3 308 Cal. with scope mounts and soft gun case.

The drawing will be on  Monday, Dec, 19.

Tickets can be purchased at the bar.

Upcoming Events:

9 Winter Picnic at Presbyterian church 5- 7 p.m.

10 Second harvest  at firehall at 10 a.m.

12  Borough Council at 7 p.m.

13 St Women’s Guild Dinner at Hummingbird at 6 p.m. happy hour at 5:30

14  Have unwrapped gift back to the bank for Treasurers for Children

15 Blood Bank at Firehall 12:30 till 6 p.m.