The final stage of the Tidioute Area Health and Dental Center, Inc. is complete with the opening of Darling's Tidioute Pharmacy.
Hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Darling’s Tidioute Pharmacy is now open in the medical center. Employees are, back row, left to right, Kyle Zaffino and Linda Scott; and front row, same order, Amanda Green and Jamie Anderson. Missing from photo is Kim Snyder.
First-place winner in Voice Of Democracy essay was Ben Reed, right, and second-place winner of the Patriot Pens essay was Connor Coughlin. Both are students at Tidioute Community Charter School.
Fire Department workbee
Members of the Tidioute Volunteer Fire Department recently held their annual fall clean-up day. Lots of painting and sweeping and cleaning equipment was done in preparation of winter and the fall Gun Raffle . Doors open for the raffle at 6 p.m. on Nov 27. Advance tickets are on sale from various merchants in Tidioute and department members.
Members of the fourth grade at Tidioute Community Charter School sang several songs for the members of the Tidioute Senior Center. Students were assisted by music teacher Mr. Bush.
The staff includes Kyle Zaffino and Amanda Green, pharmacists, and Jamie Anderson, Linda Scott and Kim Snyder, pharmacy technician.
A grand opening will be held.
Police Chief Steve Vincent reported traveling 641 miles and he had 10 incidents and charges.
The 2011 budget is out for inspection and there will be no tax increase next year. The budget can be seen during normal business hours 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
A $200 donation was made to the Warren County Humane Society.
A report on the streetscape program was presented by Kathy Reitinger, regional main street coordinator. She would like to see more communities participating.
Reitinger talked about the geocaching event this summer; it is expected to draw approximately 6,000 participants.
Garbage pick up will on Friday, Nov. 26, due to Thanksgiving.
Tying The Greens
The Tidioute Holiday Lighting Committee invites members of the community and their families and friends to come to the Tidioute Firehall on Thursday, Nov. 18, to help tie the greens at 6 p.m.
Bring gloves and cutters for cutting the evergreen boughs.
Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Monetary donations can be made payable to Tidioute Holiday Lighting Committee and sent to Nancy Schwab, secretary, 1 Scott St., Tidioute, PA 161351.
Hanging the Lights
Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department members will hang the newly strung lights across the streets of Tidioute from the intersection of Elm and Main to the VFW and down Buckingham Street on Sunday, Nov. 21, at 8 a.m.
Volunteers are needed to help with the work and for traffic control.
Members of the Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the firehall.
All members are urged to attend as this meeting will take place before the Fall Gun Raffle and your help and support is needed.
Cadette Girl Scouts
Tidioute Cadette Girl Scout Troop is seeking donated supplies to use for the making of handmade crafts.
Items needed include quart-size Mason jars with lids, holiday fabrics, wire coat hangers, gently used cloth placemats and pot holders, buttons and beads.
Donations should be dropped off at the Tidioute Community Charter School office by Friday, Nov. 19, or contact Jenn Hittie at 707-5343.
Tidioute Girl Scouts are hosting a Holiday Bazaar on Tuesday, Dec. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Tidioute First United Methodist Church.
The Girl Scouts' handmade crafts will be available to purchase as a fundraiser for their troop.
Children are also invited to attend and drop off a letter into Santa's Mailbox.
Other craft vendors are invited to participate in the bazaar.
To reserve a table or for more information, contact Jenn Hittie at 706-5343.
Watson Grange met recently with Master Bob Hollabaugh presiding.
The quarterly birthday dinner preceded the meeting honoring Kelly VanOrd, Branden Thomson, Rob Burris and Miranda Irons.
Reports and discussions resulted in the following: Junior members will shop to fill a box for the Angel Tree (a ministry to provide Christmas gifts for Children of incarcerated parent/parents); activity time to be scheduled, if interested contact Kelly VanOrd, a time for fellowship as well as work on projects for the fair and State Grange. Donation to Toys for Tots; painting of the Grange sign that was removed for the Quilt Block sign to be done in the spring and relocated on the building; baskets for the shut in members.
The Grange will be closed for the winter on Jan. 10 with meetings held in the homes of members January through March.
Members reported ill were Bill Wilcox, who was hospitalized due to a truck accident, and Orren Wood. It was noted also that Jacob Bailey saw the doctor this past week and learned that his elbows have healed nicely.
As the next regular meeting falls on Thanksgiving, it has been canceled and will be replaced with the Annual Harvest Dinner on Sunday, Nov. 21, at 5 p.m. at the Grange Hall. All are invited to attend.
Watson Grange will meet again on Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
The community is invited to attend the Annual Harvest Dinner at the Watson Grange hall, located on Route 337, on Sunday, Nov. 21, at 5 p.m.
Dinner will consist of ham, turkey, rolls and beverages furnished by the grange and those attending are asked to bring a dish to pass.
Come out for a good meal, fellowship and view the Quilt block sign on the front of the hall.
This Quilt is one of 22 located in Pennsylvania along the Quilt Block Trail. Others are located in various states including Ohio and New York.
Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen Scholarship essay program chairperson Fran Stoneburg has announced the winners of this years' contest.
Winners in the Voice of Democracy are first, Ben Reed of Tidioute Community Charter School; second, Patrick Hoover of Youngsville High School; and third, Alex Burdette, Youngsville High School.
Patriot's Pen winners are first, Ryan Winters of Beaty-Warren Middle School; second, Connor Coughlin of Tidioute Community Charter School; and third, Katlyn Adams, Beaty. Honorable mention went to Caleb Dexter of Beaty.
All winners received monetary awards and first- and second-place winners in each category will go on for further judging within the next two weeks.
Judges spent most of Tuesday afternoon reading and listening to tapes which were submitted by the students from Beaty, Tidioute, Warren Area High School, West Forest Senior High and Youngsville High School.
There were over 50 entries.
Members of the fourth grade at Tidioute Community Charter School traveled to the Tidioute Senior Center on Thursday and sang several songs for the members at the center while they waited for lunch to be served.
The students are part of the music department under the direction of Mr. Bush.
Senior Center Menu
Monday, Nov. 22: soup, sandwich and dessert.
Tuesday, Nov. 23: beef stew, biscuits, dessert.
Thursday, Nov. 25: center will be closed for Thanksgiving.
Bingo at Buccardo's
There will be a bingo game at Buccardo's Restaurant on Sunday, Nov. 28.
Doors open at 3 p.m and bingo will begin at 4 p.m.
This is being sponsored by the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament Committee and is open to the public.
For more information, contact Helen Williams at 730-2893.
The Christmas Auction for Dec. 4 has been canceled.
Fall Gun Raffle
Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department members will hold their annual Fall Gun Raffle on Saturday, Nov. 27, at 7 p.m. at the firehall.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $10 each and the ticket stub will guarantee admission to the gun raffle. Tickets will also be available at the door for $10.
The first ten guns to be drawn are Remington model 770 sportsman 270 cal. with scope; Marlin model 917 VWS 17 cal. with scope; Remington 870 EXP. limited stock 12 ga.; Henry Model H001 22 cal.; Ruger Model Hawkeye 7 mm 08 cal.; Ruger GP100 357 cal. SS; Marlin model 336W 30-30 cal.; Remington model 700 SPS 270 cal.; Savage model 11 243 youth; and Mossburg model 835 12 ga. camo.
Salvation Army Unit of Tidioute will be out ringing the bells at Tidioute Trading Post on Friday and Saturday, Northwest Savings Bank on Friday and at Polly's ShurSave Market on Friday and Saturday.
Anyone willing to ring at the Trading Post or at the market should call Jane Downey at 484-3855.
All proceeds collected in Tidioute kettles will stay in Tidioute to help those in need.
Those needing help should contact unit chairperson Linda Scott at 484-7525; leave name and phone number if there is no answer.
This unit serves those in the Tidioute and Grand Valley areas.
Saturday, Nov. 20, will be the next Second Harvest Food Bank; food pick up will be the Tidioute Firehall.
This is a first come, first serve basis with a 50-family minimum.
Doors open at 10 a.m. and will remain open until noon or all food has been distributed.
The monthly meeting of the Deerfield Township Supervisors was held on Nov. 8.
A brief report was given regarding work preformed in October. Potholes were filled on Althom Road, McCauley Hill Road and Youngsville Road, ditches were cleaned on Althom Road and McCauley Hill Road, and a sluice pipe was installed on Youngsville Road along with grading of the road.
The plow and spreaders were installed on the large plow truck and the backhoe received some maintenance work.
Two floor heaters in the township building that were in need of replacement have been replaced.
The fall road tour took place on Oct. 31 and the roads were found to be in good shape. There are some culverts that will need to be replaced next summer and the possibility of the Conservation District funding some of the replacements will be pursued.
The first draft of the amended Flood Plain Ordinance was reviewed and will be forwarded to PSATA and the township solicitor for review. The flood plain maps will be available for all residents to review at the Deerfield Township building by calling 484-3051 and leaving a message requesting a day and time to meet with William Jewell to review the maps.
The 2011 budget was discussed and prepared for review by township residents prior to the December supervisors meeting.
18 Tying of the Greens 6 p.m. firehall
19 Bell ringing at Market, Bank and Trading Post
20 Second Harvest Food Bank 10- 12 at firehall
Bell Ringing at Market and Trading Post
21 Harvest Dinner at Watson Grange at 5:30 p.m.
22 Dairy Princess at Tidioute Center
Hunter Safety Class
The sixth grade class at TCCS recently completed their Hunters Safety Certification. The class was taught by Hunter's Education Instructor Jim Marshall along with the help of Deputy Sarver and Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO) Daugherty. All of the students passed their Hunter's Safety and Trappers test with a 90 percent or higher.