School has started
Tidioute Community Charter School is now open for the 2011-2012 school year.
Motorist are reminded of the bus runs and to watch for the children boarding and departing from the bus.
Do not pass the bus when the lights are flashing.
School delays and closing will be the same as Warren County School District.
This Saturday, Aug. 27, there will be a free Christian concert at the Tidioute First United Methodist Church at 4 p.m.
All are welcome to attend no matter your religious beliefs or the church you attend; the doors are open to all.
A birthday card shower will be held for Bertha Hunter of P. O. Box 92, Endeavor, PA 16322 in celebration of her 100th birthday on Saturday.
Let's try to have 100 cards sent to her on this special occasion.
Tidioute license plates
Tidioute Community Charter School Student Activities Group is selling license plates.
The plates are orange with black lettering and read, "Tidioute PA". They are made of metal and are shrink wrapped.
These plates were sold years ago by the Save Our School Group and are being brought back by popular demand. Cost is $10 per license and this is the same price that S. O. S. charged for them seven years ago.
The plates are here in time for the up-coming holiday season.
You can purchase these at Polly's ShurSave Market at the cash register, and at Buccardo's Restaurant.
Funds raised by the sale of these license plates go towards student trips during the year.
Thursday, Aug. 25 will have hamburgrt gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetables and dessert.
Monday, Aug. 29 will be meatball subs, tator tots, dessert.
Tuesday, Aug. 30 will be goulash, Italian bread, salad and dessert.
Thursday, Sept. 1 will be chicken tenders, fries and dessert.
Voice of Democracy
Fran Stoneburg will once again be the chairperson for VFW Post 8803 and their Ladies Auxiliary Voice of Democracy scholarship contest here in Tidioute.
Stoneburg will be contacting the schools in the next few weeks with all the information.
The theme this year will be, "Is There Pride In Serving In Our Military"
This scholarship contest is open to students in grades nine through twelve.
If you have any questions regarding the essays please contact her at 484-7708.
Pre-sale tickets for the rides at the carnival grounds during the 52nd Annual Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament are now on sale four tickets for $5.
You need only one ticket per ride. If you purchase the 4/$5 deal you will get four chances on the bicycles that will be given away on Sunday, Sept. 25 during the 3 p.m. closing ceremonies.
Carnival rides and game booths are provided by Trowver Of Gibsonton, Florida.
Anyone wishing to purchase pre-sale tickets can contact Russell Glenn at 484-1234.
Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament committee members are currently selling 50/50 tickets for $1 each.
Drawing will be held on Sunday, Sept. 4 during the Turkey Party at the Tidioute Firehall and sponsored by P.S.C.F.T.
Any unsold tickets will become property of the fishing tournament.
A Ladies Victorian Tea will be held at the Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Sept. 3 from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m.
The menu will consist of Savores Scones, Spring Salad, an assortment of desserts, hot and cold beverages.
Cost is $10 per person and you can purchase your tickets from Barb Downey at 589-7508 or Linda Graves at 484-3649 or any other members of the Presbyterian Women's Association.
Proceeds will go towards the Church Restoration Fund.
It is that time of year again to hold the Patriots Pen Essay Contest.
This year as in the past it is sponsored by VFW Post 8803 and their Ladies Auxiliary.
Chairperson Fran Stoneburg will contact the schools with all the information concerning this contest.
A theme of, "Are You Proud of Your Country" has been chosen.
This scholarship essay is open to students in grades six through grade eight.
If you have any questions concerning this Essay scholarship please contact Stoneburg at 484-7708.
Experience the Current is an opportunity to share God's love with modern worship and by building genuine, Christ centered friendships.
Beginning, Saturday, Sept. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Tidioute United Methodist Church, Pastor Steve Gruver, Pastor Bill Beaty, Keith Martin and Christian members of the community help you set aside what you think "Church" is.
More services will be held on Saturday evenings.
Sunday, Sept. 4 there will be a Turkey Party at the Tidioute Firehall.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the games begin at 7:30 p.m.
Cost at the door is $3 per person and anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
This is sponsored by Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament committee members. Proceeds will to help defray the cost of the tournament set for Thursday, Sept. 22 through Sunday, Sept. 25.
Door prizes from our local merchants will be given away during the evening.
Tidioute Towers Residents Association will be sponsoring a Decorated Bicycle Contest for the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament Parade on Saturday, Sept. 24.
This is for children ages 6 to age 12 . Helmets must be worn.
All bikes must be decorated to ride in the parade.
Judging will take place at the Tidioute Firehall at 11 a.m. and prizes will be given for the best decorated bikes.
Registration must be received by Sept. 16. Return your form to Tidioute Towers office or mail them to Betty Johnson, 174 Main St., Apt 511, Tidioute, PA 16351.
All participants enter and ride at their own risk.
Any adult that would be interested in being a supervisor for the bicycle riders along the parade route please contact Betty.
Entry forms can be picked up at the Tidioute Trading Post, Polly's ShurSave Market and at Buccardo's.
This year the theme for the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament Parade will be "Summer In Paradise" and also a theme of "Historical Moments in America" is being used. Some organizations had already started preparing their units, thus the two themes will be used.
Judging will be done based on the theme that has been used for your unit.
Anyone wishing to have an entry in this parade that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 can contact Sheryl at 730-4156.
The parade will begin at noon, rain or shine, with judging to take place at 11 a.m. Therefore all those who will be participating in the parade need to be in line by 10 a.m.
The second annual Bulldog Golf Scramble will be held at River Ridge Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 17 starting at 9 a.m.
Presented by Polly's ShurSave Market, all proceeds benefit the Tidioute Community Charter School Boys Basketball Team.
This scramble is limited to only 15 teams so sign up early. Cost is $180 for a team or $45 per person for the 18 holes and a golf cart.
All beverages will be provided along with hot dogs on the turn.
A picnic and prizes will follow the event.
For more information or to sign up please contact Ryan Guerra or Trustin McDonald at Tidioute Community Charter School at 484-3550.
Boys Varsity Team
Members of the Tidioute Community Charter School Varsity Boys Basketball Team are currently trying to raise money for basketball shoes and equipment for the upcoming season.
They will be assisting with the Golf Scramble at River Ridge Golf Course. They are also seeking sponsors to help represent the community at this event. Sponsors will be able to purchase space at a hole and display their companies name and logo. Regardless of the dollar amount, all contributions are tax deductible.
For more information contact David Manning, head coach, or Ryan Guerra, assistant coach, at TCCS 484-3550.
Brooms for sale
Tidioute Lions Club has corn brooms for sale.
These brooms can be purchased from any Lions Club member or contact Carmen Fedele at 484-7758.
Any person wishing to join the Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary should contact Helen Williams at 730-2893.
Williams will be collecting names of those who wish to join and at that time a mutual date for monthly meetings will be determined.
The only requirement is that you be the age of 18 or older and have a desire to assist with activities.
Saturday, Sept. 10 will be the fifteenth anniversary of the Glenn McKown Memorial Bass Tournament.
Time is from 7 a.m. till 3 p.m. and you must be in to the scales by 4 p.m. or before. NO exceptions.
Allowed waters are from Kinzua tail waters to the boat launch in President.
Using only artificial baits for smallmouth bass and there is a six fish per boat limit and all fish must be brought to the scales in a water filled container.
Weigh-in will be held at the Tidioute Boat Launch.
Fee is $30 per boat with an optional lunker fee of $5.
Teams consist of Two-man, Couple, or Adult/Youth (under the age of 16).
There will be a participants picnic for after the weigh-in is complete to help celebrate the anniversary.
For more information contact Deb Genter, director at 484-7407.
St John's Church Ladies Guild has planned a trip to the Sawmill Theater for the Musical "Nunsensations" for Thursday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m.
Car pooling from St John Church, leaving at 4:30 p.m. Dinner will be on your own from the menu at the Trails End Restaurant.
Cost for the show is $14 per person and reservations must be in no later than Aug. 29.
To reserve your ticket and transportation please contact Sandy Jamieson at 484-7286.
ST John and ST Anthony Church will hold a Golf Scramble on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Wanango Golf Course with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.
This is a four person scramble at $55 per person which will include green fees, riding cart, prizes and lunch.
All cash payouts, prizes contingent upon number of teams.
Men, ladies and mixed teams welcome.
Extra costs may include skins, mulligans and fund raising games on course.
If you have any questions please contact Dan McLaughlin at 484-7018 or Wanango Club at 677-5130.
Up coming events:
27 Christian Concert, Methodist Church at 4 p.m.
31 Bingo at firehall doors open at 5 p.m.