School Is Open
School has been open for Tidioute Community Charter School for one week now and motorist need to remember to slow down and watch for students crossing the streets and school buses stopping to load and unload students.
Warren County schools open on Tuesday.
Photo by Linda Scott
Shirley Hunter was given a going away party with cake and the trimmings by members of the Tidioute Senior Center where she was treasurer for a number of years. Hunter moved from Tidioute to Titusville to be closer to family.
Knights Of Columbus
Tidioute Knights of Columbus will hold their regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at St. John Church Center.
All members are asked to bring their tickets and stubs in for the Sports Raffle.
All members are encouraged to attend and bring another member/guest with them.
Church Choir Concert
The Tidioute Presbyterian Church choir, under the direction of Karen Mull, will hold an evening of music praising God on Saturday, Sept. 4, at 7:30 p.m. Although the choir is small in number, come hear the harmony, joy and enthusiasm this group creates, all to the glory of God. The concert is free, but a freewill offering will be taken to be donated to the church's restoration fund. The concert is open to the community.
Ham and Turkey Party
There will be a Ham and Turkey Party at the Tidioute Firehall on Sunday, Sept. 5. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the games begin at 7:30 p.m.
Several door prizes will be given away during the evening and there will be floor games, such as instant Bingo.
Proceeds benefit the 51st Annual Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament which is set for Sept. 23-26.
TCCS Open House
For Summer Reading Program will be held on Friday, Sept.3 from 4:30 till 7:30 p.m. for grades seven through 12. The students were given books to read over the summer and are now working on their projects concerning the books they read.
Some projects include making a quilt, a scavenger hunt which will start on Wednesday, Sept. 1.
There will be displays in each room that pertains to different books.
Teachers in charge of the Summer Reading Program include Mr. Patterson, Mrs. Archer, Mrs. Wickert, Ms. McKean, Ms. Fischer and Ms. Pilling.
This is open to the public on Friday and they encourage all parents and friends of the students of attend and check out the projects created by the students.
There will be a dance at the Tidioute Community Charter School on Friday, Sept. 17 from 7 to 10 p.m. for grades 7 through 12 and seniors who graduated in the class of 2010.
Yearbooks will be distributed at the dance and in the school on Monday, Sept. 20. Anyone who ordered a yearbook and does not receive one should contact Kelley McKean at the school at 484-3550.
Extra yearbooks will be on sale at the school for $30 each and you can contact McKean or Mr. Guerra.
One Pitch Softball
The annual One Pitch Softball Tournament will be held in Tidioute on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11 and 12.
Sign up will be at the Landmark on Sept. 9 at 7 p.m.
Cost is $125 and checks should be made payable to the Tidioute Area Recreation.
For more information, call Larry at 484-5006.
Garbage Two Bag Limit
Tidioute residents are reminded that they can only place two bags of garbage at the curb per household.
Also there is a 35-pound weight limit per bag.
The workers for Veoila has ask for this reminder as the bags are getting heavier only one person is there to pick up the bags about four feet up in to the truck.
Medical Center Update
Tidioute Health, Dental and Pharmacy Center is taking shape.
Committee members have been busy with personnel from Warren General Hospital to make sure that things are done according to the requirements and building codes.
Blacktopping will begin on Tuesday by Huber Blacktopping. Air conditioning units and heating units have been installed and it is just a matter of time now before the doctors, dentist and pharmacist move in their equipment and open the doors for business to serve the residents and visitors in Tidioute with complete medical care.
Fund-raising efforts have reached the 93 percent mark and they are still accepting donations which can be sent to Tidioute Medical and Dental Center, P. O. Box 153, Tidioute, Pa. 16351.
This project has taken a long time and a lot of hard work from a group of individuals who felt the need for this facility in Tidioute and their efforts are paying off and everyone in Tidioute will be able to benefit from this facility.
Once the blacktopping is complete, landscaping will be done with move in day right behind that.
Master John Hollabaugh presided at the recent meeting of Watson Grange. Reports of PA State Grange Young Married weekend and Family Festival was given by Miranda Irons and Kelly VanOrd said the Junior Grange will be meeting on Sept.13 to work on scarecrows to be taken to State Grange in October.
One junior, Jacob Bailey, has broken both elbows at different times over the summer and is unable to attend school to the present time.
Winners at the Warren County Fair were announced: Jeff Horner won the 50/50.
Grange Exhibits: Forest Grange won first place; Watson Grange won second place; and Watson Junior Grange won third place.
Kelly VanOrd-Christmas Ornament-first place, People Photo-third, Scenes-second place; Deanna Hollabaugh People-first place, Scenes-third place, Jean Hollabaugh-Full Afghan and Baby Afghan-first, Animal Photo-first place; John Hollabaugh-Scenes-first place.
Bob Hollabaugh-Animals-second place, My Favorite Anything-Steve Nelson-second place. Junior winners were Jacob Bailey-Recycled-first place, Nature-first place, Baking-second place, Host County-third place, Creative writing-first place; Stephanie Burris-Recycled-first place, Nature-second place, Baking-first place, Host County-first place, Creative Writing-first place; Kassie Hollabaugh-Host County-second place.
Election of officers for two-year terms results are: Master-John Hollabaugh, Overseer-Rob Burris, Lecturer-Mary Jane Burris, Steward-Orren Wood, Assistant Steward-John Hollabaugh, Lady Assistant Steward-Amanda Burris, Chaplain-Betty Berry, Treasurer-Deanna Hollabaugh, Secretary-Jean Hollabaugh, Gatekeeper-Matthew Irons, Ceres-Miranda Irons, Pomona-Alice Weaver, Flora-Kelly VanOrd, Executive Committee for three-year term-John Hollabaugh, Finance Committee for three years-Miranda Irons, Two-year term-Kelly VanOrd, Junior Advisor-Kelly VanOrd.
The next regular meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 9.
Dave Brueckner has been hired as a part-time sewer plant operator and a member of the maintenance crew in conjunction with council.
The maintenance crew recently worked with Pennsylvania Rural Water Association (PRWA) detecting leaks, some leaks have been found.
If anyone notices unusual wet areas or low water pressure, contact the borough office at 484-7424.
This year the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament will have Trowzer Carnival of Gibsonton, Fla., providing the rides and some game booths.
Presale tickets are available at local merchants and if you purchase advanced sale tickets you receive a chance for one of two bicycles.
Three bicycles have been donated to the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament by the Knights of Columbus, Olive Masonic Temple Lodge 557 and the Presbyterian Women's Association.
One will be used for the Kids Derby at Benner Park on Saturday, Sept.25 and the other two will be used for the drawing of presale carnival tickets.
McKown Bass Tournament
The annual Glenn McKown Memorial Bass Tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 11.
This is a catch and release event and is held yearly on the Allegheny River from the Kinzua tailwaters to the boat launch in President.
Only smallmouth bass caught on an artificial bait are permitted, with a limit of six fish brought to the scales in a water- filled container to the Tidioute Boat Launch.
Hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
All awards will be presented following the weigh-in.
For more information, contact Deb Genter at 484-7407.
TCCS students are selling Dutch Mill flower bulbs until Sept. 27. All proceeds go towards student field trips.
All bulb packages are $6 each, quantities vary. Types include mixed daffodils, king alfred daffodils, pastel tulip mix, foxtrot tulips, indoor narcissus paper white, snow bunch crocus, new tiger lilies, heavenly blue bells, super color hyacinths, purple drumsticks, Banja Luks tulips, giant dutch tulips, grecian wildflowers, dainty dutch iris, ice follies daffodils, striped squill, alpine bells assortment, queen of night.
To place an order, call the school at 484-3550. Bulbs will be delivered in October.