Promoted to Captain
Angie Sabella-Jenny was recently promoted to Captain. On hand for the ceremony was Angie’s mother Judy Sabella, Angie’s husband and son. Pictured are left to right:Judy Sabella, Captain Angie Sabella-Jenny, her husband and son.
Judy Martin was presented with a 50-year membership pin and certificate at Watson Grange from Master Bob Hollabaugh.
Community Citizen Award
Watson Grange chose Linda Scott of Tidioute as the recipient of the Subordinate Grange Community Citizen Award. She was presented with a certificate stating, “In recognition of outstanding service to this community and mankind. Her dedication and personal involvement are gratefully and sincerely acknowledge by the members of Watson Grange #1068. Pictured are Bob Hollabaugh-Master of Watson Grange, Scott, and Mary Jane Burris-Lecturer at Watson Grange.
Lions Club scholarship
Lion Jim Marshall had the pleasure of presenting TCCS student Jennifer Buckley the 2011 Lions Club scholarship. Jen will be continuing her education at Lock Haven University with a double major in Sociology and Spanish.
Photo by Linda Scott
Darling’s Tidioute Pharmacy held their Grand Opening with style. Pictured in no particular order are Amanda Green, pharmacist; Jamie Anderson, Pharmacy Tech; Kyle Zaffino, Pharmacy; Kirsten Darling, Chris Darling, Tom Walker and Jonathan Campbell, both commercial lenders with Northwest Savings Bank; Sandy Jamieson and Bob Schwab, Medical Center committee members. Not pictured is Linda Scott, pharmacy tech.
Best Of Show
William Gratkowski on right is congradulated by Chairperson Bob Williams on winning the Best of Show at the Wheels and Deals Car Show.
Thursday, June 16 will be sloppy joes, potatoes, dessert and beverages.
Please call ahead for lunch at 484-3020.
Lunch is served at 12 noon.
Prior to lunch some of those who are attending gather to play bingo, cards or just come and visit.
For those age 60 and over, you can sign up for Farmer's Market vouchers.
Vouchers will be at the Tidioute Senior Center on Thursday, June 23 and can be picked up from 9 a.m. till 11 a.m.
Household requirements are for one person the annual income is $20,147.
Family of two income of $27,214; a family of three is $34,218.
Sign up was last week at the center.
For more information please contact Pat at the center, 484-3020.
Russell Glen and Casey Parker are now in charge of the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament Birthday Calendars.
They will soon be coming around to the merchants to get their ads from those businesses who are interested in an ad on the calendar.
If you have any additions or corrections for the upcoming calendar please contact Russell Glenn at 484-1234.
All information and monies must be turned in to Russell by July 20, 2011. No exceptions.
Russell's address is 174 Main St., Apt 403, Tidioute, PA 16351.
Members of the Watson Grange #1068 met on Thursday, June 9 for their regular meeting and Open House.
Following the opening ceremony and roll call of officers the Lecturer presented her program of the evening.
They opened with a poem about our American Flag then an alphabet game, bird quiz, a skit about an airplane ride, another poem "Only Right To Give Back", a Skit on a patient and finished with a poem on "Success".
Members with twenty-five years of services were announced they are Ann Snavley, Beulah McAfoose, Mike Edmiston, and Roger Winkels.
Members with fifty years of service were Judy Martin and Dan Edmiston. Judy was present and received a 50 year pin and certificate.
The Subordinate Grange Community Citizens Service Award was presented to Linda Scott for outstanding service to this community and mankind and her personal involvement are greatly and sincerely acknowledged by the members of Watson Grange No. 1068".
Kelly VanOrd reported that the Junior Grange members only have five more meetings before the Warren County Fair.
They are looking for both male and female members under the age fourteen.
Craft night was discussed and will be held on Monday, June 20 at the home of Alice Weaver at 6:30 p.m.
Deanna Hollabaugh reported on the things the Grange as done over the past year which included a monetary donation to the community food baskets, Toys for Tots, food items for the Salvation Army Food Bank, cleaning of the Lenhart Cemetary and placed flags on the Military graves-they have been doing this for over 50 years. They helped two families in need.
Upcoming events include adopting a section of highway that they will be responsible for cleaning up, collecting glass for the dime pitch during fishing tournament, and the essay project.
They still have lottery calendars for sale at a cost of $20 each, numbers will be paid that have already hit.
Matt Irons reported on Youth Lock In held on April 1 they were in from 12 noon on April 1 till 12 noon on April 2.
This year Youth Camp is set for the first week of July.
Looking for new faces. Any one wishing to become a member of the Junior Grange or the Subordinate Grange (for Adults) should contact any member of the Grange. Some families to contact would be John and Deanna Hollabaugh, Matt and Miranda Irons, Bob and Jean Hollabaugh, Rob and Mary Jane Burris, Kelly Van Ord, Judy Martin, or Alice Weaver just to name a few. Amanda and Stephanie Burris are members of the Junior Grange if your children are interested in joining.
Family Festival set for July 14 till July 17 at Centre County Fair Grounds. Some of the topics will be ATV Safety and a Tubing Trip down the river.
Medical Center meeting
There will be of the Tidioute Area Health and Dental Center, Inc at which time an election of officers will be conducted.
This meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 21, at 7 p.m. at ST John Center.
All members are urged to attend.
Citizens Service Award
Members of the Watson Grange chose Linda Scott as the recipient of the Grange Community Citizens Service Award.
The Subordinate Grange Community Citizens Service Award was presented to Linda Scott on Thursday, June 9, 2011 which read "In recognition of outstanding service to this community and mankind. Her dedication and personal involvement are greatly and sincerely acknowledged by the members of Watson Grange No. 1068" and signed by Master Bob Hollabaugh and Lecturer-Mary Jane Burris of Watson Grange and by Edward L. Luttrell-Master of National Grange and Pete Pompper-Lecturer of National Grange. Scott was also presented with a marble paper weight with the Grange Emblem on the top.
Watson Grange members expressed their thanks for all she does in getting out the news of their Grange activities and other events of Tidioute area in a timely fashion.
VFW Post 8803 Ladies Auxiliary presented their Citizenship Awards to Amanda Burris and Benjamin Reed during graduation ceremonies.
The Awards were presented by Doris Svitek, president of the auxiliary.
Chris Darling is a 1997 graduate of Duquesne University School of Pharmacy. He began to work for Crone's Drug Store in Warren in May 01 1997 and took over ownership in 2005.
Darling was appointed to the National Independent Advisory Board of McKesson Corp in 2006, and also serves on the Board of Directors of Independent Pharmacy Cooperative as head of the Governance Committee.
A lifelong resident of Warren, PA an avid outdoorsman, runner, husband and father of three children. He stated that, " I Appreciated the opportunity to operated a store in the beautiful town of Tidioute and need your support to help make this venture a success."
The pharmacy is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. with free delivery.
There are two pharmacist and two pharmacy technicians available to assist you in your pharmacy needs with prescriptions and several over the counter items available.
A rather large turn out at the Grand Opening held on June 3 was greeted by several staff members from the Tidioute store as well as employees from the Crone's in Warren.
Reusable gift bags with hand Sanitizer and lotion were given out to everyone who stopped.
Hot dogs were grilled and served with all the trimmings, pop, chips and cake topped off the meal.
Tom Walker and Jonathan Campbell, both commercial lenders representing Northwest Savings Bank as well as several committee members of the Tidioute Area Health and Dental Center, Inc were present for this Grand Opening.
All the entries in the 2011 Wheels and Deals Car Show were winners with the top winners as follows:
Class A- First Place-1939 Oldsmobile owed by George Yochum of Pleasantville, PA
Second Place-1929 Dodge-William and Barbara Gratkowski-Titusville, PA
Class B: First Place- 1941 Ford Deluxe-Ernie Winter of Pleasantville, PA
Second Place-1949 Dodge Way Farer- Chick Conte of Tidioute, PA
Third Place-1937 Dodge-Vern Barker of Titusville, PA
Class C: First Place-1950 Chevy Pick-up-Rob Konkle of Tidioute, PA
Second Place-1957 Ford Fairlane-Chuck Stillwell of Sheffield, PA
Class D: First Place-1967 Ford Galaxie-Craig Hannah Jr. of Tidioute, PA
Second Place-1965 Ford Mustang-Dave Eddy of Titusville, PA
Third Place-1968 Ford Fairlane-Jim Crossley of Clarendon, PA
Class E: First Place-1971 Opel- Larry Krizon of Cooperstown, PA
Second Place-1972 Corvette-Michael Covert of Grove City, PA
Third Place-1979 Corvette-
Class F: First Place-1980 Corvette-David Hornberger of Clarion, PA
Second Place-1985 Chrysler Town & Country-Jim Daye of Warren, PA
Class G: First Place-1991 Ford Mustang-Ron Hannah of Tidioute, PA
Second Place-1991 Pontiac Firebird-Jerry Williams of Tidioute, PA
Class H: First Place-2011 Ford Mustang-May Beth Hannah of Erie, PA
Second Place-Chevy Trailblazer SS-Chris Fink of Pittsburgh, PA
Third Place-2008 Mustang-Howard Klingenburg of Tidioute, PA
Motorcycles: First Place-2007 Harley-Randy Poole, Tidioute
Second Place-2006 Motorcycle-Earl Hannah of Tidioute
Third Place-Honda Goldwing-Mel Eichenberg of Tidioute
Pickups: First Place-1999 Ford 150 P.U.- Luke Morgan of Tidioute
Second Place-1952 Ford F 100-Joe Craft of Cochranton, PA
Third Place-2006 Ford F250-Mark Franz of Pittsburgh, PA
Customized: First Place-1953 Chevy Belair -Chester and Marilyn Sheets of Russell
Second Place-Engine 713 Fire Engine-Tidioute V.F. D.
Third Place-2011 Subaru-Darling's Tidioute Pharmacy
Tractors: First Place-Lawn Tractor-Jonathan Buccardo of Tidioute
Best of Show- 1929 Dodge - William and Barbara Gratkowski of Titusville, PA
On Sunday, June 19 there will be an open house and farewell gathering at the Tionesta United Methodist Church for the Rev. Dennis Lawton.
This will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
There will be an organizational meeting for Vacation Bible School on Thursday, June 23 at 7 p.m. at the Tidioute First United Methodist.
Anyone interested in helping is welcome to attend and share your thoughts and ideas.
The theme this year is "Pandaroma"
Vacation Bible School
This year Vacation Bible School will be held from July 11 through July 15 at the First United Methodist Church.
This will be every evening Monday Friday from 5 p.m. till 7 p.m.
Helpers are needed, please contact Linda Reese if you can and would like to help.
Chief of Police, Steve Vincent reported traveling 596 miles and had fourteen incidents and six charges were filed.
Letters were sent out concerning the high grass within the borough limits.
Residents and visitors are reminded to lock you vehicles when you are not in them, there has been and high rate of thefts around the county and Tidioute is no exception. So Please lock your vehicles.
Borough Manager Walt Snavley reported that the police car is still having problems and it looks like we can still get available money to match what the borough has towards a new patrol car.
The floating dock has been put back in the river at the boat launch.
Conservation Day went well, a lot of things were completed.
McCauley Hill Road needs some serious work done on it.
Fran Stoneburg, Recreation committee member, reported that there are three baseball teams playing ball this year. The children in age group of twelve to fourteen did not have enough team members for a team so three of them went to Pleasantville to play. The Pleasantville team is in need of some aluminum bats since that age group cannot use wooden bats. These will cost $100. It was approved to have the recreation committee send the $100 requested.
There was quite the discussion on the property at one Elm ST and placing it on the Blighted Property list. Fran Stoneburg will look into the ownership of the property and who is paying the taxes.
Donations are still needed for the Summer Supervised Playground are still needed, donations can be sent to the Tidioute Borough Office, 174 Main ST, Tidioute, PA 16351, please mark it for the supervised playground.
19 Farewell & Open House at Tionesta UM Church 3-8 p.m.
20 Craft Night for Watson Grange at Alice Weaver's 6:30 p.m.
21 Health Center committee meeting 7 p.m.
23 Farmer's Market Voucher give out at Senior Center
VBS Meeting at Methodist Church 7 p.m.
Watson Grange 7:30 p.m.
25Turkey Party at Pomona Grange 6 p.m.