Tidioute Area News in Brief




Senior Center Menu

Thursday, Aug. 1 will be Pizza, desserts and beverages.

Monday, Aug. 5 will be Chicken Salad, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, Aug. 6 will be Spaghetti, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, Aug. 8 will be Sloppy Joes, dessert and beverages.

Please call the center at 484-3020 to sign up lunch or to schedule the TAWC bus.

Knights of Columbus

The Tidioute Knights of Columbus will hold their annual picnic and meeting on Thursday, Aug. 1.

This event will be at Schwab’s Camp on Gorman Road from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. will be a recreation and social hour.

Events this year will be golf, fishing, target shooting and good fellowship.

From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. will be the picnic with lots of good food.

All members are asked to bring a tureen to share.

At 7 p.m. the meeting will commence.

All members are asked to attend and bring another member or prospective member.

Bake Sale

Residents at Tidioute Towers will be having a Bake Sale at the Towers on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lasagna dinner

Saturday, Aug. 3, there will be a lasagna dinner from 6 to 7 p.m. at St. John Center sponsored by the Ladies Guild of St. John Church.

Dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children age 6 and under.

Those purchasing the dinners will include admission to the USO Dance later that evening.

USO Dance

A USO Dance will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Location is the Tidioute USO Club (a.k.a. Tidioute Firehall)

Admission is $10 per couple and $5 single.

However, if you are in Military Uniform or period dress you will receive a discount at the door. Those who attend the Lasagna dinner will receive free admission.

Refreshments will be provided and Music will be from the 1940’s.

Chicken BBQ

Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament Committee members will be hosting a chicken barbecue on Saturday, Aug. 3, from noon until the chickens are gone.

Also there will be hot dogs, and hamburgers.

Proceeds benefit the 2013 tournament set for September 26th through the 29th.

Funnel cakes

This year the Methodist Church will have the Funnel Cake Booth open at 11 a.m. until they run out of their famous batter.

Cost is $3 each.

Air Patrol participation

Warren County Civil Air Patrol Squadron 505 will be presenting the colors prior to the start of the WWII Reenactment.

They will also be selling hot dogs next to the storage sheds on rout 337 during the reenactment.

Shirts, Mugs & Hats

Reenactment committee members are selling souvenir Reenactment T-Shirts, Mugs and ball caps.

Cost is $10 for shirts and hats and the mugs are selling for $3 each.

Sizes include youth size medium and adult sizes run from small to XXX.

You can purchase your items at Buccardo’s Restaurant, J. Lauren Design- Delores Timco.

Watson Grange

Plans for the Grange exhibit at the Warren County Fair were discussed at the recent meeting of Watson Grange presided over by Master Bob Hollabaugh.

Matt and Miranda Irons related their experiences participating in the exemplification of the 1873 Grange degree work presented at the Olive Hudson Kelley Farm in Minnesota earlier this month.

Lecturer Kelly Van Ord presented a program on county fairs participants Miranda Irons and Deanna Hollabaugh.

A picture game relating to fairs was played by all as well as a phone number activity.

Due to the Warren County Fair, the Aug. 8th meeting has been canceled.

The next Grange meeting will meet again on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. with picnic food for refreshments.

HELP is needed in the Pomona Grange kitchen during the fair on Thursday, Aug. 8th and Saturday, Aug. 10th.

Anyone willing to help, please call Kelly VanOrd at 484-7295.

60th Class Reunion

Tidioute High School Class of 1953 members held their 60th Class Reunion on Monday at the Hummingbird Cafe with a nice lunch and everyone enjoyed catching up on what has been going on with all the families.

There are only five of the original 23 still surviving.

Those who attend included Bob Benner who resides in Pinehurst, South Carolina, Joanne Burke who resides in Emlenton, PA, Betty Swanson resides in Warren, Robert Schwab and Jack Anderson both of Tidioute.

Re-enactment Begins

Saturday, Aug. 3 brings us the Fifth Annual Re-enactment of the Battle of the Bridge at Remagen at 3 p.m.

Come see the Battle us it begins to unfold at the Creek behind the Tidioute Towers and continues along King Street to Buckingham Street and onto the Tidioute Bridge, up over the grassy area of the hill to route 337 where the surrender will take place.

Tidioute represents the German town and is very much like the area in Germany where the actual battle took place.

Spectators are reminded to remain outside the roped areas during the reenactment and to follow instructions of the Fire Police and reenactment volunteers.s

Viewing areas are available on both sides of the river with limited nearby parking.

There will be a special viewing area for Veterans located at the intersection of King Street and Buckingham Street.

Their encampment will be set up in Tippy Ball Field just South of the Tidioute Bridge. Visitors are invited to visit the encampment on Friday, Aug. 2 in the afternoon and early evening and on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cookie the encampment cook will be cooking food for the public to enjoy as well as the reenactors.

Please take note that the Tidioute Bridge crossing the Allegheny River will be closed to vehicle and foot traffic from 2 p.m. until the completion of he event which should conclude around 4 p.m.

Be sure to determine which side of the river you want to watch the battle from and plan accordingly.

Route 62 will be closed during the event from approximately 3:30 to 4 p.m. Plans for delays and drive carefully as route 62 will be congested.

Volunteers needed

Anyone who would like to help with traffic control for the WWII Reenactment on Saturday, Aug. 3 should contact Lee Lindemuth at 484-0225.

Also, donations of bottled water are needed for the reenactors and those donations can be dropped off at the encampment registration tent anytime on Friday and Saturday..

Author coming

Kenneth Hechler, author of “Pride At Remagen” will be present to sign copies of his book.

Hechler is 98 years of age and is the oldest living former member of Congress where server for 16 years and is from West Virginia.

Second Harvest

Northwest Charitable Foundation sponsors food distributions.

In June 2013 the Northwest Charitable Foundation, Inc., awarded a grant to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania in the amount of $8,500 to sponsor future Mobile Food Pantry food distributions in Warren County , including the town of Tidioute.

The Northwest Charitable foundation provided funding for eight Mobile Food Pantries in Warren County in 2012. A total of 53,481 pounds of food has been distributed by the Second Harvest Food Bank through the Mobile Food Pantry program to meet the need of Warren County residents who were struggling with the issues of hunger. There are 80 households served in Tidioute and 160 households served in Clarendon.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest PA is the only food bank in Northwest Pennsylvania, Second Harvest is the major supplier of food to a network of 285 member agencies that obtain products from their warehouse and distribute them to individuals and families facing hard times in 11 counties.

A certificate was presented to Susan Weiner, representative from the Second Harvest.

Northwest employees volunteer at the Food Bank distribution sites.

Helping out on Saturday were Chairperson and site co coordinator- Pam Bova, co-chairperson- Tammie Silvis, Dan Huya, Scott Frazier, Miranda Irons, Michael Boyd, Kristen Plotner, Jennie Minich and Lyn Nicholson.

Bible School

This summer’s ecumenical Bible School was held at he Tidioute Presbyterian Church.

The “Hay Day” theme featured stories of Jesus and Zacchaus with a corn field back drop, hay bales and animals, etc.

Each child decorated a terra cotta pot and planted flowers in them for the residents of the Tidioute Towers.

Games and songs were enjoyed by all who could be there.

White Elephant Sale

The Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 8803 will be holding their White Elephant Sale at the VFW Annual Picnic on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Tidioute Bucktails.

Anyone wishing to donated items are asked to please wrap the items and leave them at the VFW Post Home or take them to the picnic with you.

Bass Tournament

Plans for the 17th annual Glenn McKown Memorial Bass Tournament are well underway.

This Catch and Release event will be held on Saturday, September 7 in Tidioute from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The weigh in will be at 4 p.m. at the Tidioute Boat Launch.

A fee of $30 per boat with the categories being two men, couple and adult/youth (under 16).

The permitted fishing area is Kinzua tailwaters to President, PA boat launch.

River fishing only, no creeks.

Applications and shirt order forms are available by calling Deb Genter at 484-7407 or stop in at her beauty shop.

Deb Genter will be at the helm once again despite her illness and because of her illness the committee will be selling “Fishing for the Cure” T-Shirts for $20 each and the proceeds will go to the Warren Cancer Center.

August Birthdays:

1. Nikki Coughlin, Drew Proper

2. Dominic Gionti, Jerry Davis, Jacqui Schwab

3. Linnea Evatt, Steve Druggan

4. Tom Martin

5. none

6. Dick Palmer, Chris Roofner Jr.

7. Shawn Fulkman, Nathan Brown, Dawna King, Emily McG. Wilcox

8. Claudia Spargo, Jack Clinger, Lisa Swartz, Karley Schwab, Ann Cass

9. Donna Ambros, Brook Martin, Jacob Devereaux, Mia Beatty, Bradley Nuttall, Gerrie Anderson, Laurie Edwards

10. Chuck Swartz, Billy Emple, Donald Smith, Treyah Selfridge, Marlene Higgins, Thomas Mann, Duane Smithers

11. Mona Flasher

12. Dustin Sudul, Victoria Wolford, Margaret Bernacky, Noah Coughlin, Kate Craft, Bruce Ziegler, Job Faler

13. Lauren Slack, Lauren Roofner, John Sperko, Fran King, Bill Klos

14. Jerod Roofner, Robert Kane, Eli Martin, Ann Hillberry, Bret Moore, Michelle Buccardo, Clay Cass

15. Noah Sudul, Andrew Sveda, Nellie Miller, Joan McManigle, Courtney Davis Edwards

16. Marissa Weaver, Sandy Carter, Alex Q. Sabella, Joshua Spulecki, LaRenda Martin

17. Sharon Hulings, Tarica Albaugh, Tim Anderson, George Sveda, Mason Edwards, Chris Houghton, Sunora Henderson

18. Connor Faulkner, Brenda Anderson, Dennis Bee Jr., Grace Kitelinger, Alexander Maneo

19. Kelsey Nuttall, Stephanie White, Daniel Sveda, Carol Morrison, Sonya Shields, Taylor Fike, Jodie King.

20. Britta Nerber, Samantha Daelhousen, Amelia Miller

21. Sandra Campisano, Maria Spargo, Melissa Potts, Chad Ressler, Dennis Bee Sr., ZoAnn Nicholson, Marlee Nuttall

22. Les Lindemuth, Earl Edwards, Timothy E Sabella III, Donna Strain

23. Bonnie Lund, Chad McLaughlin, Kyle Schwab, Christopher Jones, Mindy Fox, W. Buck Lindsay

24. Arthur Rossiter, Wendy Jamieson

25. Susan Rissel, Crystal Williams, Tootie Brown, Jackie Edmiston, Larry Sutton, Jill McIntyre

26. Chase Myers, Rayne Walters, Chris Morgan

27. Landon Anderson, Mindy Veasey, Mark Benner, Hannah Fedele, Nan Anderson, Paulette Pascarella, Andrea Shoemaker

28. Chuck Brandt, Tim Jones, Karla Klos

29. Valerie Walsh, Cathy Coughlin, Shirley Gresham, Joanne Spor, Cara Parker, Lynda McKay, Jessica Call, Skylar Fry

30. Kim Mineweaser, Adrianne Robertson, Brandon W Shields

31. Doug Wilcox, Ryan Houghton, Clint Moore

Up Coming Events:

Aug. 1 Knights of Columbus Picnic

Aug. 3 Bake Sale at Tidioute Towers 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Funnel Cakes 11 a. m. to ????

Chicken BBQ 12 noon till ???

WWII Reenactment 3 p.m.