Tidioute News in Brief

Senior Center Menu

On Thursday, April 18 those attending lunch at the Tidioute Senior Center will be served broccoli cheese soup, dessert and beverages.

Monday, April 22 there will be sauerkraut and kielbasa or hot dogs, dessert and beverages.

Remember to call the center at 484-3020 to let them know you are coming so the appropriate amount of food can be prepared.

The Mother’s Day lunch will be served on Tuesday, May 7; be sure to call your reservation in early.

99th Birthday Dinner

Tidioute Senior Center honored Margaret Alberth with lunch and cake at a Hawaiian Laua for her 99th birthday, on April 2, at the Tidioute Senior

Members of her family were able to join her for lunch.

Guests at Senior Center

On April 8, Nancy Yurgin and Lynn Espen visited the Tidioute Senior Center and taught the 21 people in attendance how to make a black bean stew with fresh herbs.

Donate Via Internet

On Wednesday, May 8 Tidioute will have the opportunity to receive funds by way of the Internet donations in the Warren Gives organization.

This is a 12-hour online donation event sponsored by the Community Foundation of Warren County. It will match a percentage of the amount received and present a check to each of the 100 organizations that receive donations during this event.

Organizations in Tidioute that you can donate to include Tidioute Public Library, Tidioute Area Community Fund, Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department and Tidioute Area Health and Dental Center Corporation.

Watson Grange

Watson Grange members met recently beginning with the quarterly birthday dinner honoring Alice Weaver and Meg Froman.

Bob Hollabaugh, master, presided over the meeting where action was taken to change the time of meetings from 7:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with the days to remain the same, the second and fourth Thursdays,

Seven tables have been purchased in memory of Florence Spencer and Judy Martin.

Several of the present tables will be offered for sale.

Other business included urging members to write to their senators and representatives to support Senate bill 529 for tax exemption for grange halls.

Upcoming events include: April 25 Open House at Watson Grange at 6:30 p.m. the public is invited.

May 3 at 3:30 p.m. clean up Lenhart Cemetery.

May 11 Watson Grange members will provide food for Pomona meeting.

Lions Club Update

Tidioute Lions Club has a real success story.

It thanks all of the residents that support the recycling effort in our community.

The recycled material you bring to the drop-off center is bundled or crushed by volunteer and sold to recyclers.

In the year 2012 they recycled 254,000 pounds of material that would otherwise landed up in a landfill.

The proceeds enable the Lions Club to fund many good causes in our area, without asking for donations.

In the last 12 months they were able to support 48 community needs totaling more than $8,600.

Don’t throw it away if it can be recycled. Listed below are a few of the things they support with proceeds from the recycled materials.

Second Harvest Food Bank, Holiday Food Drive, Easter Egg Hunt, Flowers on Main St., Children’s Trout Release, Tidioute Holiday Lighting, Warm Clothes for Kids, Sandy Storm Relief, Items for Troops, Rouse Home, Warren Manor, Tidioute School Bus Trips, Officer Phil Children’s Safety Program, Mowing Deerfield Cemetery, Maintaining Benner Park, Eye Glasses, Maintain Town Signs, Blind Bowlers, Northwest PA Blind Association, Crop Walk, Picnic Tables on River Trail, Tidioute Legion Baseball.

The Lions Club is looking for a few volunteers at the recycling center, it only takes two hours every Monday starting at 1 p.m. Try to give them a helping hand.

Also, they still have several brooms for sale, the small kitchenette sells for $7, the mid size sells for $8 and the large heavy duty one, great for the basement or garage floors, sells for $10. To purchase brooms, contact the Lions Club or call Carmen and Daisy at 484-7758.

Calendars for Sale

Tidioute Knights of Columbus is once again selling lottery calendars, the calendar year starts June 1, 2013 and runs until May 31, 2014.

Calendars cost $25 each and you have 365 chances to be a winner.

All numbers are played straight as drawn from the PA State Lottery Daily evening number.

For more information, contact Gary Koech at 484-2252

Calendars can be purchased from any of the Knights of Columbus members or contact Koech.

Spring One Pitch

Tidioute has a new Spring One Pitch softball tournament set for May 4-5.

Come celebrate spring and play some one-pitch softball. Enjoy some time with family and friends.

Concessions stand will be open and there will food and drinks available.

All teams can only have 12 players and players can only be on one roster.

Trophies will be given out for first-, second- and third-place. Cost to play will be $125 per team.

All players must be at least 18 years of age and the umpires must be at least 21 years of age.

To register to play ball or be an empire, contact Michael Buccardo at 484-1431 or 799-1274.

All proceeds help support Tidioute Baseball.

Tidioute Flea-Tique

Now Open

Tidioute Flea-Tique now has 25 vendors in the front part of the store and five vendors to the back room.

Some vendors have all new items, others have antiques and modern day items for sale.

There will be demonstrations of knife making by Larry Mcguigan of Tidioute who owns Tidioute Knife Company.

Glass-blowing demonstrations can be seen being done as well in the back room area of the Flea-Tique.

For more information, contact Larry at 484-3531 or 724-493-9175.



A Community Mother-Daughter Banquet will be held for all the women of the Tidioute Community on Thursday, May 9 at 6 p.m. at the Tidioute First United Methodist Church.

Call Deanna Hollabaugh at 484-2242 or Mary Huntington at 484-7766 for reservations.

Entertainment will be the Puppets from the Otterbein Church of Pittsfield.

Reservations for the banquet are due by April 26.

Servicemen’s Home


Members of the Servicemen’s Home Corporation met recently and has listed their donations for the first quarter of 2013.

They include Davey Hill Cemetery, Deerfield Cemetery, Excelixour Cemetery, Forest County Veterans Transportation Fund, Gorman Cemetery, Limestone Cemetery, Maultby Cemetery, Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament, Tidioute Legion Baseball, Tidioute Bucktails Trap League, Tidioute Cemetery, St. John Cemetery, Sutton Hill Cemetery, Swedish Union Cemetery, VFW District Meeting, and Warren County veterans Council.

School Play

Tidioute Community Charter School will be presenting a play on Friday and Saturday, April 19-20, at 7 p.m.

The play is “Law and Order, A Fairy Tale Unit.”

Mrs. Shirey and Mrs. Aeillo have complied a group of comedians and a stage crew to put a clever spin on the hit TV show “Law and Order”.

Come support our students and have a laugh.

Tickets at the door are $3 for adults and $2 for students, age 5 and under are free.

Location: Tidioute Community Charter School gym.

Public is invited and your support would be greatly appreciated.

Donations For Flowers

Tidioute Borough is accepting monetary donations for the flowers that will be placed in the planters that are placed along Main Street and Buckingham Street.

These planters are replanted each spring by the students at Tidioute Community Charter School and overseen by Delores Timco.

Monetary donation can be made payable to Tidioute Borough/Recreation and mailed to Tidioute Borough, 129 Main St., Tidioute, PA 16351.

Attention Cat Owners

Tidioute Borough has live traps that can be borrowed to trap any stray cats that have become a nuisance by running loose in your neighborhood and defecating on others property.

Warren County Humane Society will accept any and all cats that have been trapped, with no fee to the person trapping the cats, however, the owners will have to contact the Humane Society to retrieve their cat or cats, there will be a fee charged to the person picking up the cats from the Humane Society.

Do not allow pets to run free and become a nuisance, if you truly care about your pets please keep them tied or on a leash, even cats should be on a leash.

Mothers Day Raffle

Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament committee members are selling tickets for a Mother’s Day Raffle set for Sunday, May 12.

This raffle is based on the evening number of the PA State Lottery daily number. If your number comes up straight you win $200 and it comes up in reverse you will win $100.

All unsold tickets become the property of the fishing tournament committee.

Cost is $1 per ticket and tickets can be purchased at Buccardo’s Restaurant.


A benefit will be held on Saturday, May 11 at the Tidioute Firehall for Deb Genter, who was recently diagnosed with cancer and needs help will medical expenses since she has no medical insurance.

This benefit starts at 5 p.m. doors will open at 4 p.m.

B.Y.O.B. and entertainment will be by “The Necessary Experience” from 8 p.m to midnight.

Cost will be a $10 donation for adults and $5 for children under the age of 12.

There will be several door prizes, a Chinese auction, dinner, dancing and numerous other raffles.

To donate items for the auction or door prizes, contact Tiffany Leach at 730-9230 or Kelley McKean at 730-4208.

Spring Clean-up

Tidioute Borough will be holding Spring Clean-Up on Saturday, May 11 from 8 a.m. till noon.

This will be at the borough garage this year with a cost of $10 per pick-up truck load and $5 per car load.

They will accept appliances, such as refrigerators, stoves, computers, televisions, printers, microwaves, copiers, fax machines, radios, paint cans that are dried up, car tires- for a small fee batteries, plastics, glass, etc.

The only items not accepted are building materials, freon containing devices, radioactive materials, etc.

If you have any questionable items, please contact the borough to confirm.

Triumph Township


Spring clean up for Triumph Township is set for Saturday, May 11 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost is $10 per pick up truck load.

Townwide Yard Sales

Townwide Yard Sales for Tidioute will be on Saturday, May 4.

If you would like to have your sale listed, contact the borough office and let Crystal know you are having a sale.

This is a great way to rid out some items you no long use or need. The items you don’t sell can be donated to a charity or taken to the borough garage for the clean-up on the following Saturday, May 11 from 8 a.m. to noon.

Deerfield Township

Deerfield Township Supervisors held their monthly meeting on Monday, April 8 at 7 p.m.

The roads during March were plowed and sanded and preventative maintenance was done on equipment.

Information from Welsh Equipment was received regarding a new Ford 550 dump/plow truck and will be submitted to Northwest Savings Bank for review.

The Spring road tour was done on Saturday, April 13, and the Spring Clean-Up is planned for Saturday, June 1.

If any township resident is interested in running for Deerfield Township Tax Collector, Supervisor, Inspector or Auditors in the upcoming May primary election, as a write in, these positions are open.

40th Anniversary

Wade and Reta (White) Adams were honored at a 40th wedding anniversary party and a 60th birthday party for Wade as well.

They were married on April 14, 1973 at the Tidioute First United Methodist Church by the late Rev. G. Donald McAfoose.

Reta is the daughter of Doris White and the late Howard White, Wade is the son of the late Evelyn Holmes and the late Don Adams.

They have two children, Jeff Adams of Erie, and Jennifer Burns of New Jersey.

Guests attended from the surrounding area.

Upcoming Events:

19-20 TCCS School Play 7 p.m.

25 Watson Grange meeting 6:30 p.m.

26 Watson Grange Open House 6:30

27 Second Harvest Food Bank 10 a.m. firehall