Five Generations gathered for the 99th birthday of Hazel Ord on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Presbyterian Church. Pictured are standing Barb Downey and her son Wayne Carter. Seated are Hazel Ord age 99, great-grand daughter-Barbie Carter-McDonald and Carter McDonald age 4 months.
Thursday, Dec. 13 will be Chicken and Biscuits, dessert and beverages.
Monday, Dec. 17 will be Subs, desserts and beverages.
Tuesday, Dec. 18 will be the Christmas Dinner.
Tidioute Community Charter School will hold their Christmas Concert on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m.
Students are asked to be at school by 6 p.m. and are to wear dressy holiday clothing. Band members and choir members will be wearing their band uniforms and choir robes.
This concert is open to the public and family and friends are asked to come and support the students.
Ladies Guild of St. John Church will meet on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 7 p. m. at ST John Center.
All members are urged to attend, invite another member to come with you.
Bake sale at TCCS
Students in the band at Tidioute Community Charter School will be holding their annual bake sale following the Christmas Concert on Thursday, Dec. 13.
They are asking the parents to donate baked goods for the sale. Please separate items into smaller portions and list the types of nuts that are in the items.
Items can be brought to the school during the day on Thursday or bring them with you to the concert.
Surplus food distribution
Food distribution in Tidioute will be on Monday, Dec. 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 sharp.
Those who bag up the food leave at 11:30 a.m.
This program is through the Salvation Army and you must fill out an application prior to receiving you first months supply of food.
Distribution is at the Tidioute Towers with Russell Glenn in charge.
For more information please contact Russell at 484-1234.
Holiday bake sale
St John Ladies Guild will be holding a bake sale at ST John Center on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Any baked goods left over will be sold before and after mass on both Saturday night and Sunday morning.
Members who are baking items should have them at the center by 11 a.m.
For more information please call Maggie Oliver at 463-7690.
Members of the Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department will be voting at their Dec. 18 meeting.
Voting for the positions within the department will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18.
All members of the fire department are eligible to vote this year.
Positions are Chief: Mark Veasey; first assistant (C-2) Jack Fulkman, Shawn Silvis. Second Assistant Chief (C-3) Erik Garza, Dan Gazalie, Terry Stuart.
There are four board seats open, those seeking a seat on the board are Erin McManigle, John Brown, Nathan Brown, Henry Brown, Mark Veasey, Chris Rison, Shawn Silvis, Corey Nicholson.
The Christmas Dinner for the Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department that was to be held on Saturday, Dec. 15 has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.
Nineteen members of ST John Ladies Guild met on Wednesday for Christmas dinner at the Hummingbird Cafe.
The meal consisted of roasted garlic soup, baked ham/rosemary chicken, broccoli, roasted veggies and bread p[udding.
A gift exchange was held and several door prizes were given out. A Mystery Gift was won by Angie Sabella-Jenny who guessed a Santa. The gift was a Santa tea lite.
Members of the VFW Post 8803 Ladies Auxiliary will have its Christmas dinner on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the Post Home at 6 p.m. starting with a short meeting.
Bring a dish to pass such as appetizer, dessert or main dish.
If you want to participate in the gift exchange please bring a $10 gift.
Monday, Dec. 24 at 8 p.m. Mass at ST Anthony Church and at 12 midnight at ST John Church.
Tuesday, Dec. 25 there will be 9 a.m. Mass at ST Anthony Church and Mass at 11 a.m. at ST John Church.
There will be the traditional candlelight services at the Swedish Union Church on Swede Road on Sunday, Dec. 23.
This service is open to all who wish to come.
More information will be published next week.
Student Council members from the Tidioute Community Charter School helped to give back this season by traveling to the Rouse Home on Saturday and decorating the Christmas Tree.
On Saturday, Dec. 8 they distributed toys for the "Toys For Tots" program.
Tidioute Borough Council met on Monday evening at the Tidioute Towers.
Mayor Pam McLaughlin addressed the crime spree sweeping through Tidioute at this time. She is looking for suggestions on what to do with this situation and would like the help of the community.
The mayor has called for a Special Town Meeting to be held on Thursday, Dec. 20 at Tidioute Firehall at 7 p.m. This meeting is for the purpose of identifying the culprit/s who are involved in the crime spree sweeping the community of Tidioute. Anyone who would like to view any of the videos and help identify the individuals involved is urged to attend this meeting. This meeting is in open to everyone in the community that would like to help.
Police Chief, Steve Vincent reported traveling 788 miles and handled 16 incidents.
There were no bids received on the old police cruiser so council voted to send the old cruiser to the junk yard.
The Budget Committee had budget meetings and presented the 2013 budget with no increase. The budget is at the borough office, 129 Main St., for public inspection for the next 10 days.
The 15-minute parking meter will be removed from in front of old borough office and placed in front of the new office at 129 Main St. Borough maintenance department will look into some parking spaces on Sheridan Street at the far side of the Picture Show Park next to the row of trees.
Any letters of complaint that are sent to the borough council, must be signed by the writer in order for council to take action on the issue at hand.
Mayor Pam McLaughlin has called for a special Town Meeting to be held on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Tidioute Firehall.
This meeting is for the purpose of hopefully identifying the persons who are behind the crime spree of breaking and entering local businesses and stealing money and merchandise and also causing damage to these establishments.
Mayor McLaughlin is requesting the help of the residents of Tidioute in this matter.
Christmas break for students in Tidioute Community Charter School will begin on Monday, Dec. 24, and resume on Thursday, January 3, 2013.
13 Christmas Concert at TCCS at 6:30 p.m.
15 Holiday Bake Sale at ST John Center 11 a.m to 3:30 p.m.
17 Surplus Food Distribution at Tidioute Towers 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
18 Christmas Dinner at Senior Center 12 noon
20 Town Meeting At Tidioute Firehall 7 p.m.