Tidioute Area News In Brief

TCCS now open

Students at Tidioute Community Charter School have been in school now since last week.

Drivers are urged to watch for the children going to and from school and to remember the speed limits in the school zones.

Students are reminded to look both ways when crossing the streets.

Senior Center menu

Thursday, August 29 will be soup and sandwiches, dessert and beverages.

4th Annual Bulldog

Golf Scramble

Polly’s ShurSave Market presents the 4th Annual Bulldog Golf Scramble on Saturday, Aug. 31 at 9 a.m.

Cost is $200 per team, $50 per person.

Eighteen holes with a cart, all beverages will be provided along with hotdogs on the turn.

Picnic and prizes following the event.

Must be 21 years of age; proof of ID required.

Proceeds benefit Tidioute Community Charter School Basketball Team.

Ham and Turkey Party

Sunday, Sept. 1, there will be a Ham and Turkey Party at the Tidioute Firehall.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the games will begin at 7:30 p.m.

The kitchen will be open with lots of good food.

This is open to the public and all are welcome. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Chips, pretzels and beverages will be provided.

Athletes wait tables

Members of the Tidioute Community Charter School sports teams will be waiting tables for tips at Buccardo’s Restaurant on Friday, Sept. 6 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The money raised will be supporting the newly formed Sports Boosters Club in providing a greater sports experience to all of our athletes.

If interested, please call the school at 484-3550 for more information.

Associates degree


The Education Consortium of the Upper Allegheny will continue to offer their Affordable Associates Degree Programs again this academic year.

This course work is now available at the Tidioute Community Charter School.

Please contact the Tidioute Charter School at 484-3550 for more information.

Shoe collection

The collection of shoes at the Tidioute Flea-tique will be wrapped up on Saturday, Sept. 7.

Any shoes you wish to donate need not be new; in fact, they can be pretty worn out. No need to clean them up in any way either.

Shoes can be dropped off Thursday through Monday during regular hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A large box has been provided for your donations.

Watson Grange

Members of Watson Grange met at the Grange Hall recently and discussed their participation in the State Championship Fishing Tournament with a float in the parade and the dime pitch game on tournament grounds.

Other business at the recent meeting included donations to the Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department and to the Buerk family who are members of the Elk Creek Grange in Erie Co., who lost vehicles and had extensive damage due to the storm that hit Union City.

Winners in the Grange building at the Warren County Fair included: Grange Exhibit-Watson First Place; Family Activity Department: P-nut butter fudge-Julie Shaffer first place, Kelly VanOrd second place, Jean Hollabaugh third place. Peach Pie Jean Hollabaugh first place, Kelly VanOrd second place; Chocolate chip bar cookies -Kelly VanOrd first place, Jean Hollabaugh second place; Quilt Blocks (Acorn applique)- Deanna Hollabaugh first place, Kelly VanOrd second place, Jean Hollabaugh third place; Full Afghan – Jean Hollabaugh first place; Baby Afghan- Jean Hollabaugh second place; Youth Department- Start with a Cake Mix- Kelly VanOrd second place, Jean Hollabaugh third place; Lecturers Department- Photos – Close Ups-Jean Hollabaugh second place, Bob Hollabaugh third place; Animals- Kelly VanOrd first place, Funny Kids- VanOrd first Place, Deanna Hollabaugh second place, Bob Hollabaugh third place; Seasonal – VanOrd first place, Bob Hollabaugh second place, Deanna Hollabaugh third place; My Favorite Anything – Wendy Winkels first place.

Watson Grange will work the kitchen and have the bake sale table at the Pomona Auctions on Nov. 2 and Dec. 7.

Pomona Auctions at the grange building on Warren County Fairgrounds will be Sept. 21, Oct. 12, Nov. 2 and 16, Dec. 7 and 14. All start at 1 p.m.

Next meeting will be Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. with something “Fallish” or cookies for refreshments.

Bundle Up

Those needing help with back to school items and clothing for children kindergarten through grade 12 can contact the Salvation Army in Warren at 723-8950

Dates for appointments are Sept. 9 through Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m..

You will need to show your monthly income (pay stubs, food stamps etc), monthly expenses (rent, gas, electric, etc) proof of children (birth certificates, social security card or access card).

Grand Prize tickets

Tickets for the Grand Prize drawing for the upcoming Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament are now on sale for $1 each.

First Drawing will be for a 42-inch flat screen TV and second place drawing will be for $250 in cash.

Tickets are on sale at Buccardo’s Restaurant.

Thank You

Tidioute First United Methodist Church members would like to thank all those who donated school items for the Tidioute Community Charter School project.

This project was very successful.


Oct. 13 is the date for this year’s CROP Walk, which is sponsored by the Tidioute First United Methodist Church.

More information will be available later from chairperson Mary Huntington.

Shoe boxes

Items will be collected soon for the shoe boxes that are sent to children in time for Christmas.

Items needed are wash cloths, bar soap, hand towel, comb, nail cutters, toothbrush, toothpaste, hard candy, school supplies such as pencils, crayons, note paper, safety scissors, rulers.

No chocolates or liquids will be accepted

If you have items you want to donate, drop them off at the First United Methodist Church when the yellow sign is out.

Fireworks for

2013 tournament

Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament will have fireworks for Saturday, Sept. 28, at 9:45 p.m.

This year the fireworks will be sponsored by Tidioute Trading Post and Servicemen’s Home Corporation.

Openings for students

Tidioute Community Charter School has openings for students in grades kindergarten through grade twelve.

Tidioute Charter School offers a world class education in a small town environment.

To check into enrollment at TCCS please call 814-484-3550 also you can check out their web site at www.tidioutecharter.com

Firehall rental

Anyone wishing to rent the Tidioute Firehall for a wedding reception, birthday party, class reunion, etc. should contact Barb Bobak at 484-3478.

The hall is air conditioned and smoke free, kitchen, large bathrooms and plenty of parking space.

American Legion

The Elzie E Lynch American Legion Post will meet at ST John Center on Wednesday, August 28 at 7 p.m.

Winner of the Knife raffle was Tom Waddell of Butler.

Flu shots

Those wishing to get the flu shot can call the Tidioute Senior Center at 484-3020 and talk to Pat.

She will set up appointments for Sept. 30.

You will need your Medicare Card, address and phone number.

September Birthdays:

1. Terri Konkle, Brandon Silvis, John Ringel, Traci Duncan, Caleb McGraw

2. Eric Moore, Lynda Graves, George Hunter

3. Dan Edmiston, Richard G. Downey, Erik Garza

4. Scott Schwab, Twila Williams, Dan McLaughlin

5. Jacob Sabella, Dawna Graves Gray

6. Scott Barton, Robert Williams Jr.

7. Jill McManigle Faulkner, Eileen Heenan

8. JoAnne Nuttall

9. Carter Anderson, Lori Konkle, Terry Cotterman, Rick Peterson

10. Darrell Snavley, Bernard Flasher, Kaylin Sveda

11. Nicholas Coughlin, Nicholas Camp, Kristen McLaughlin, Laurel Beatty, Cassie Rison

12. Demitry Navarro, Cathy Holmes, Marge Bunce, Mike Craft, Ben Alberth

13. Vicky McCauley, Julie Wolbert

14. Mike Ziegler, Trisha Gerus, Tom McGraw. Annabelle Schwab

15. George Drukenbrod, Daniel McIntyre

16. Maci Hodak, Lee Lindemuth, Tayton Jackman, Sonya Daelhousen, Bob Dorman, Rob Burris, Dave Alberth

17. Pat McClearn, Dianna Spencer, Jenny Martin Williams, George Gresham, Christopher Hulings

18. Christine King, Terri Davison, Christi Valentine, Tanner Fike

19. Ann Jones, Jerry Maurice, Torrie Heatherly, Marge Eastman

20. Derick Garza, Blake Myers, Pippa Hall, Nolan Coughlin, Brian Drescher, Jack Moore, Laurel Zorn Walters

21. Angela Saxton, Krystal Watters, Cheyenne Shoemaker, Andy McClearn, Steve Bailor Jr., Jane Heenan, Tiffany Rulander

22. Lindsay Tock, Jessica Kridler, Jacob Spargo, Jeff Strain Jr., Toni Martin Sabella, Judy Maurice, Krissy Miller

23. Heather Vincent, Andrew Downey, Katherine Kitelinger, Anna Lindemuth, Chick Conte, Loralee Lindemuth

24. Melanie Barbieri, Pam Higgins Coughlin, Maria Robertson, Autumn Bupp Benner, Jack York, Jon McKown

25. Amolia Sabella, Bella Konkle, Allen Robbins, Bob Zorn Jr.

26. Jim Marshall, Michelle Rebich, Donna Swartz

27. Samantha Holmes, Cody Kysor, Ashley Snavley, Kaley Ressler, Brandon Cotterman, Mike Come

28. Steve Colvin, Joe Rehe, Jodie Roofner-Sidon, Dianna McD-Pascuzzi

29. none

30. James M Wolford, Corey Nicholson