Senior Center menu
Tidioute Senior Center menu for the upcoming week is as follows.
Thursday, July 12 will be a spaghetti dinner will all the trimings, dessert and beverages.
The bridge on McGuire Street just past the ball field will be closed on Thursday, July 12 for replacement. Traffic will be rerouted, follow the detour signs.
Norman Cable, LPN
Monday, July 16 will be Taco Salad, dessert, and beverages.
Tuesday, July 17 will be Hot beef sandwiches or beef subs, deserts and beverages.
Thursday, July 19 will be breakfast and beverages.
To join those already attending lunches at the center, please call 484-3020 on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday mornings before 10 a.m. for information on having lunch. If you do not want to stay there and eat you can do a take out.
For those age 60 and over the meals are only $3 each.
The food is great and the company of others is a great thing.
Several programs are planned throughout the school year with the students at Tidioute Community Charter School, games of cards, scrabble, bingo are played on a daily basis while they wait for lunch.
Bring a friend and join in the fun activities.
There are also bus trips announced that you can sign up for. These are usually only a one day event and you are picked up at the center and brought back to the center.
St. John Guild
Members of ST John Ladies Guild will meet on Thursday, July 12, at 7 p.m. at the home of Nancy Schwab, at the River House, for an ice cream social.
Regular Guild meetings will now be held on the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at ST John Center.
Thursday, July 12, the bridge on McGuire St will be closed to traffic so the bridge can be replaced.
Work has been done to prepare the area around the bridge, the creek bed, etc.
Residents who live on the Morrison Hill side of the bridge and are customers of SWCMA are being asked to being your trash as close to the bridge as you can on Thursday mornings and Braun Solid Waste will pick up the trash at that point.
Those needing to travel in that direction will need to follow the detour signs.
Tuck into a good book at the Tidioute Public Library during the Summer Reading Program.
This year's theme is Dream Big: Read!
Programs will be available for teens, toddlers, and Kindergarten through sixth grade.
Registration forms are now available at the library.
The first program will be on July 20th at 1:30 for kindergarten through grade sixth.
For a complete schedule please call the library at 484-3581 or stop in during hours.
Library hours are Monday and Wednesday from 12 noon till 7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m.
This year's "Anything That Floats" Allegheny Raft Race that is sponsored by the Tidioute Ladies Auxiliary of Post 8803 will be held on Saturday, July 14, at 11 a.m. behind the old Wildwood Inn on Rt 62 north of Tidioute and will end at the Tidioute Boat Launch at approximately 3 p.m.
A cost of $5 per person is due upon registration and prior to the launch of the race.
A theme of your "Favorite Childhood Cartoon" is what you need to build on this year.
Classes for first, second and third place winners will be for Drifters, Canoes. and Kayaks.
Trophies will be awarded for the Most Spectacular, Oldest Participant, Youngest Participant, Raft with Most Crew Members and Furthest Traveled Distance (You must provide the number of miles you traveled.
All awards and trophies will be presented at the Tidioute Boat Launch following the completion of the race.
Please direct your questions and for more information to Sonya Shields at 814-730-3248.
Tidioute Volunteer Fire Department is having a golf scramble on Saturday, July 28, as their annual fundraiser.
This event will be held at the River Ridge Golf Course with a 9 a.m. shotgun and the format is a four-person scramble.
Entry fee is $40 per person which will include your green fees, riding cart, prizes, lunch and beverages on the course.
All cash payout, first place scratch wins $200, second place scratch wins $160, third place scratch wins $100 and first place peoria system wins $160.
Prize pay out is based on a full field of 18 teams, men's, ladies, and mixed teams welcome.
Extra costs may include skins, mulligans, and fund raising games on course.
If there are any questions, please call River Ridge at 814-676-3712.
Sign up sheets are located on bulletin boards at VFW Post 8803 and at Tippy Canoe.
The quarterly birthday dinner will precede the next meeting of Watson Grange on Thursday, July 12, at 6:30 p.m.
Watson Grange is sponsoring the quilt block project for the buildings on the fair grounds in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the PA State Association of County Fairs. All buildings, excluding the office and barns should have a block by fair time. Three 4-H groups as well as some individuals are working on these quilt blocks.
The grange voted to adopt two miles of route 337 from Hearts Content corner to Cobham Hill RD.
Upcoming events besides the July 12 meeting; Auction at Pomona on July 21 at 1 p.m. with Pomona having the bazaar table and working the kitchen; July 26 a regular meeting; Pie Day at Pomona on July 30 at 9 a.m.; Warren County Fair August 7 to the 11 with Watson Grange members working the kitchen two or three days; Hayride at John and Deanna Hollabaugh's on Saturday, August 18 at 1 p.m.
Tidioute Fire Department Ambulance Service has ambulance memberships available for those who not yet sent in their memberships.
A family membership is $35 which includes anyone residing at your permanent residence they must be listed, Senior citizens membership is $30 and is defined by social security/medicare, and seasonal memberships are $50 and this will cover anyone visiting or staying at your camp, cottage or residence.
Applications can be obtained at the firehall, or from any firefighter, or call Jack Fulkman- ambulance chief at 484-2212.
Please make checks payable to the Tidioute Ambulance Service and mail it to Tidioute Area volunteer Fire Department, P. O. Box 122, Tidioute, PA 16351.
WW II Reenactment
Once again the W. W. II reenactment will take place in Tidioute.
This year it will be on Saturday, August 4 at 3 p.m.
Come and see the Battle of the Bridge at Remagen unfold in the unique valley of Tidioute which will remind you much like Germany.
The German Ludendorff Bridge was the only bridge across the Rhine River that was captured by American Forces during W.W. II.
Watch as the bridge is blown up with Pyrotechnics provided by Cartwright Fireworks. And finally the capture of the bridge and the defeat of the German Forces.
This event is hosted by: 99th Infantry Division 393rd Regiment, Easy Co., Reenactment Group (Battlebabies), Tidioute Borough, and Limestone Township. Sponsored by Cartwright Fireworks.
Their camp will be located on RT 62 just south of the bridge in the Tippy Ballfield.
On display will be authentic W. W. II American and German uniforms, equipment, and vehicles.
There will also be a special viewing are for all Veterans.
Thunder In The Hoot
August 11 will be the date and the place is Tidioute for the 7th Annual Dice Run.
Registration will be from 10 a.m to noon at the Tidioute Community Charter School where the Dice Run will begin and it will end at the Tidioute Hotel.
If you want to enter and need to know the routes please contact Suzanne Higgins at 814-730-2136, Marlene Higgins at 814-706-6330 or Maureen McAfoose at 814-484-3820.
Registration fee is $ 10 per bike and $10 for an additional rider.
Tidioute First United Methodist Church will be holding their annual Church Picnic on Saturday, July 21, at 3 p.m. at the church.
Please bring a dish to pass.
All are invited to participate in this picnic.
Church Services will be held at 6 p.m. at the church.
New staff member
Tidioute Health and Dental Center will have a full time Licensed Practical Nurse soon.
Norman Cable of Warren will be at the medical Monday through Friday once his training is completed in August.
Cable has lived in Warren his entire life, graduate of Venango County Vo-Tech Practical Nursing, previously worked at the Rouse Suites, he is single and has a son and retired from Penelec with 31 years of service prior to attending nursing school. He loves the beauty of the Allegheny National Forest and is looking forward to being in Tidioute.
Vacation Bible school will held at ST John Church this year starting Monday, July 23 through Friday, July 27.
Time will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
You still have time to get your children registered, just call Melissa at 484-7521.
This for children, boys and girls, in grades kindergarten through grade six.
Tidioute Borough Council met on Monday evening with a word from Mayor Pam McLaughlin. McLaughlin has issued a reminder that drivers need to slow down when traveling the streets of Tidioute. With school out for the summer, children are at play outside and may be near the road/street.
Maintenance department will be smoke testing on the sanitation lines on July 25, 26, and 27. This will help locate unwanted connections of storm water lines such as roof drains, basement drains and catch basins. This testing will also show if there are any leaks. Some of these tests may be conducted in the evening hours.During these testings times some sections of the line may be turned off for short periods of time. The maintenance department will try to notify customers prior to these outages.
Police Chief Steve Vincent reported traveling 575 miles, there were thirteen incidents and chargers.
A reminder that there is a curfew for Tidioute borough, time is 11 p. m. Sunday through Thursday and 12 midnight on Friday and Saturday nights. These curfews will be enforced.
No new news on the new police car.
Council is still waiting for the deed to the 129 Main Street property that will be used for the new borough offices. Once the deed is received plans will move forward for that facility.
Minutes were accepted and the bills were approved for payment.
Board to meet
The Tidioute Community Charter School Board of Trustees will hold their monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. today at TCCS.
12 Watson Grange 6:30 p.m.
ST John's Ladies Guild 7 p.m Schwabs River house
14 Raft Races 11 a.m. behind Wildwood Inn
20 Summer Reading Program Tidioute Library 1:30
21 Methodist Church Picnic 3 p.m. Services at 6 p.m.