Tidioute Area News in Brief

Senior Center menu

Thursday, Sept. 26 will be Breakfast.

Monday, Sept. 30 will be Meatball Subs, dessert and beverages.

Please call the senior center at 484-3020 to sign up for lunch.

Spaghetti dinner

The Tidioute Presbyterian Church will hold its Third Annual Spaghetti and Meatball Supper on Friday, Sept. 27 from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

Dinner includes spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad, garlic bread, dessert and beverage for only $6 per person.

Take out orders will be available, call 484-313 after 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27.

Dinner proceeds benefit church pipe organ Restoration.

Pre-sale carnival

ride tickets

pre-sale ride tickets for the 2013 Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament are on sale now.

For $20, you get a business card that is redeemable at the Ticket Booth, which will give you 30 ride tickets.

Also, don’t forget to fill out the back of the card before you redeem it. Filling out the card will give you an entry in a raffle to win a bicycle.

Tickets can be purchased at Buccardo’s Restaurant, Tidioute Trading Post, and Polly’s ShurSave Market.

Carnival rides are being provided by Carnival Trowver of Gibsonton, Florida.

Pre sale tickets will be picked up Thursday, Sept. 26 by 6 p.m.

For more information call Russell Glenn at 484-1234.

Craft Show

An Arts and Crafts Show is set for Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tidioute Firehall.

Marty Bennett is in charge of setting up Arts and Crafts Show, if you have any questions please contact her at 484-7372.

Several Vendors will be present to share their crafts with you.

This is a great opportunity to find some great Christmas gifts for family and friends.

Kids Derby

A Kids Derby will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for children ages 3 to 10 in Tidioute Creek at Benner Park

Each child who registers for this contest will be eligible for a chance on a bicycle.

This Derby is free of charge and the children must be accompanied by an adult.

The creek will be stocked with trout from Farnsworth Fish Hatchery provided by the Tidioute Lions Club in conjunction with the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament Committee.

Tournament underway

The final preparations are in the works for the 54th Annual Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament that comes to life on Thursday, Sept. 26 with the carnival rides and concessions opening at 6 p.m

Last minute registrations for the fishing contest are still being accepted and if need be you can register on Saturday, Sept. 28.

Parade registrations are still coming in and a great parade is in order for the entire family. With a theme of “Salute to Volunteers” please remember to thank someone you know who is a dedicated volunteer.

John and Nathan Brown have been busy putting together a beautiful parade that is sure to delight the everyone. Parade starts at 1 p.m. sharp, Rain or Shine.

A few vendor sports are still open if any organization would like a spot. Call the tournament office at 814-484-3585

Ann Jones is in charge of the tournament kitchen that will open, serving up chicken fingers, fries, garbage fries, Southern BBQ Pork, Chicken.

Junior Champion Angler

A Junior Champion Angler for those ages 9 through 15, will be crowned on Saturday evening, Sept. 28 at 9 p.m.

The winner will receive a trophy and prizes. A $50 Bond donated by Jim and Betty Marshall. The trophies are donated by the George Jones Memorial Walleye Tournament committee and the Jones family.


Once again the skies will light up over Tidioute on Saturday night Sept. 28 at 9:45 p.m.

There will be plenty of fireworks to help celebrate the Fishing tournament thanks to Tidioute Trading Post and Servicemen’s Home Corporation, this year’s sponsors of the fireworks.

Champion Angler

Who will be the 2013 Champion Angler? Join the residents of Tidioute for a four-day weekend of fun and festivities and find out who the Champion Angler will be.

Several fishermen have already sent in their registration form for the 2013 Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament.

Fishing will begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 until 8 p.m. Sept. 28 Scales close at 8 p.m. Sharp.

Sunday finalist will fish with a referee starting at 5 a.m. and they must be in to the scales by 2 p.m. with no exceptions.

Crowning of the Champion Angler will be Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m.

All fish must be brought to the weigh in station alive in a water filled container. There will be a 4 ounce penalty for each dead fish. Qualifying will be in a single category only. Only one weigh in per day. All fish will be returned to the river following weigh in.

Grand Prize drawing

Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament committee members are selling chances on a 42 inch flat screen TV as the first place prize and $250 in cash for second prize.

Tickets are only $1 each, tickets are on sale now at Tidioute Trading Post, Linda Scott’s, Buccardo’s Restaurant. Winner need not be present, also on the tournament grounds from Thursday until Sunday at which time the drawing will take place.

Miss Tidioute winners

Saturday, Sept. 21 was the Miss Tidioute Pageant and the Teen Miss.

Contestants in the Miss Tidioute Pageant were Stephanie Burris, daughter of Rob and Mary Jane Burris; Desiree McChesney daughter of Vicki Wimer and Jon McChesney; Jessica Riel daughter of Chuck and Terrie Riel and Jordan Wolford daughter of James Wolford and Linda Lanager.

Winner and the new Miss Tidioute 2013 is Desiree McChesney. Desiree also won the Best Essay and Miss Congeniality. Jordan Wolford won the People’s Choice Award.

Contestants in the Teen Miss Pageant were Casey Byers daughter of Tom and Lisa Byers; Lindsey Crane daughter of Robert Crane and Stacy Crane; Kylee Harmon daughter of Angela Harmon and Allexa Morgan daughter of Chris and Monica Morgan.

Winner and the new Teen Miss Tidioute is Allexa Morgan. Allexa also won Best Essay, Miss Congeniality and People’s Choice.

Congratulations to our new queen court and to all the contestants.

Packages for troops

Once again it is time to send those well deserved boxes of items from home to our troops who are serving overseas.

Please send the latest addresses of your family member to Doris Svitek at P. O. Box 105, Tidioute, PA or call her at 484-7218.

Boxes will be going out this week.

Walleye tournament

The 17th Annual George Jones Memorial Walleye Tournament will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12.

This is a two man team with a six fish limit per team.

Boundaries are from Kinzua Dam all the way down to President. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and you must be into the scales by 5 p.m.

Weigh- in will be at the Tidioute Boat Launch

All fish must be brought in to weigh-in in water filled containers as this is a “Catch and Release” tournament. No dead fish will be accepted at the weigh-in.

All fish brought to the weigh-in station become the property of the tournament and will be returned to he river after they are weighed.

For applications and more information please contact Wade Adams at 814-484-7310 or Terry Cotterman at 814-730-3692.

Adult prom

There will be an Adult Prom on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Tidioute Firehall for those age 18 and older.

Come to the “Dress For Your Decade”Adult Prom complete with music provided by the Brown Boyz.

There will be a Prom King and Queen crowned, refreshments, prom pictures will be taken.

Cost is $10 per person. This is a BYOB event.

All proceeds will benefit a People To People trip to Harvard University for Allyvia Morgan, daughter of Chris and Monica Morgan.

October birthdays:

1. Jim Spargo, Amanda Shields, Tammie Silvis

2. Joe Wilcox, Crystal Heenan, Carol Simons, Allyvia Morgan, Melissa Sibits

3. Kim Schneider, Jeff Anderson, Mandy Sarver

4. Marco Kremer, Sheila McAllister, Jerod Hulings, David Watson

5. Jonathan Buccardo, Patrick Sheckler

6. Melanie Bunce, Chris McIntyre, Jacki Nuttall, Nena Meeks, Julia Sveda, Jim Martin, Becky Sovich

7. Sally Paulmier, Paul Downey

8. Kathy Berlin, Ian Houghton, Greg Nuttall, Robin Seelinger

9. Debbie Roofner

10. Dennis J. Sabella, Kelly Blair, Roberta Knight, Lynn Buccardo

11. Sammy Veasey, Brianna Barton, Kathy Matie, Ken Kitelinger

12. Jen Heenan, Chase Brown, Allexa Morgan, Ashley West

13. Wyatt Greeley, Gavin Michael Dashner, Larry Carnahan

14.Elayne Blair, Bob Joseph, Freida Robertson, Danielle Barton

15. Butch Leach, Dave Spencer, Aliesa Morrison Gionti, Carl Fike, Yvonne Johnson, Suzanne Kitelinger

16. Natalie McLaughlin, Ken McKay, Layla Rulander

17. Kyle Davison, Kylei Davison, Harold Simons

18. Autumn Shoemaker- Martin, Patrick McLaughlin

19. Bill Kitelinger, Mitchell Rehe

20. Judy Sabella, Pat Bowles, Mike Clifton, Jerry Come, Carl Lanager, Jane Downey

21. George Sveda, Ginny Brocklehurst, Justin Campisano, Jeanna Carnahan

22. Jacob Craft, Madeline Jones, Scott McCandrew, Jay Sutton

23. Jim Salapek

24. Denise Myers, Sue York, Rachel Come

25. Jeneal Sahli, Brandon Moore, Adam Shoemaker, Harvey Weaver

26. Reta Adams, Robert Davis, Kyle Kowalski, Joe Frisina

27. Anna Sveda, Sally Steffee

28. none

29. Tommy King, Ruth Gerus, Caleb Moore, Anthony Pollaro, Maggie Rapp

30. Matthew Proper, Jason Martin, Mark Johnson

31. Bill Palmer, Desiree Mechling, Harold Brocklehurst

Coming events:

26 tournament grounds and concessions open at 6 p.m.

27 tournament grounds and concessions open at 6 p.m.

28 craft show 9a.m. to 3 p.m.

grounds open at noon

Kids Derby 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Benner Park

Parade 1 p.m.

Door prize drawings at 8 p.m.

Junior Champion Angler Crowned at 9 p.m.

Fireworks at 9:45 p.m.

29 grounds open at 12 noon

Crowning of Champion Angler at 3 p.m.

Closing Ceremonies at 3:30 p.m.