Tidioute Area News In Brief



Senior Center Menu

Thursday, Oct. 24 will be Chicken Tenders, French Fries, dessert and beverages.

Monday, Oct. 28 will be Bacon Cheeseburgers, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, Oct. 29 will be Spaghetti and a side dish, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, Oct. 31 will be Wings, dessert and beverages.

Please call the center at 484-3020 to sign up for lunch or to ride the bus.


Sunday Bingo is coming back.

There will be bingo on the first Sunday of every month at Buccardo’s Restaurant.

This event is sponsored by Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament Committee.

The next bingo day is Sunday, Nov. 3

Adult Prom successful

Tidioute held its first Adult Prom on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Tidioute Firehall.

Evan and Lita Sahli were crowned King and Queen.

Luke Morgan donated to oil paintings and they were won by Toni Sabella-Martin selecting the Waterfalls scene and Dina and Alex Sabella won the Steeler painting.

The family of Allyvia Morgan would like to thank everyone who attended this event.

Proceeds will go towards Allyvia’s trip to Harvard University next summer as a People to People Ambassador.

Holiday food Vouchers

Committee members of the Holiday Food Vouchers are currently accepting monetary donations to help defray the cost of the vouchers that will be redeemed at Tidioute Trading Post and Polly’s Market.

Donations can be made payable to Tidioute Holiday Food Vouchers and mailed to Tidioute Holiday Food Vouchers, c/o Tidioute First United Methodist Church, 206 Main ST, Tidioute, PA 16351.

All donations are tax deductible and all amounts will be greatly appreciated.

Last year the group provided Holiday Food Vouchers for 92 adults and 53 children for both Christmas and Thanksgiving.

If possible donations should be mailed by Nov. 8, however, all donations will be accepted with the same graciousness.

Committee members consist of Linda Scott, secretary; Mary Huntington-treasurer; Les and Cindy Lindemuth and Karen Konkle.

For more information contact Linda Scott at 484-7525.

Holiday food


Applications for the Holiday Food Vouchers have been distributed to Polly’s ShurSave Market, Buccardo’s Restaurant, Northwest Savings Bank, Tidioute Trading Post, Tidioute Post Office, Tidioute Library and Tidioute Towers.

All applications must be back to the committee by Nov. 12, no exceptions. Both the Thanksgiving and the Christmas vouchers will be mailed out on Nov. 14.

Incomplete applications may be discarded at the discretion of the committee.

Trick or Treat

Tidioute Borough has set Trick or Treat for Tidioute as Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6 p.m to 8 p.m.

Parents are reminded to make sure your children can see clearly with their masks on and they should have some reflective areas so they can be seen by drivers as they cross the streets.

Motorists are reminded to slow down on Thursday, Oct. 31 and be ever so watchful for our children.

VFW treats

at firehall

Members of the VFW Post 8803 Ladies Auxiliary will be handing out treats at the Tidioute firehall on Thursday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. your the treats are gone.

Any residents that would like to donate to the auxiliary can take their treats to the firehall prior to 6 p.m.

Tying The Greens

You are invited, bring a friend. They can’t do it alone.

Tying of the Greens will take place on Friday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. at Tidioute Firehall.

Decorating the Town: will be on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. starting at Picture Show Park.

The Tidioute Holiday Lighting Committee is hosting each event.

RSVP to Susan Salm at 484-3589.

Fall gun raffle

Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting their Annual Fall Gun Raffle on Saturday, Nov. 30.

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

Cost is $10 per person, if you already purchased you gun ticket please be sure to have it with you for admission.

Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

You must have your ticket to receive gun.

Christmas cash

Members of ST John Ladies Guild are holding a Christmas cash raffle with the drawing set for Dec. 8.

First Place winner will receive $300, second place winner will receive $150 and third place winner will receive $50.

Winners need not be present to win. Tickets are $1 each and are available from any Guild member.

Immunization clinics

The PA Department of Health is providing monthly public immunization clinics By Appointments Only.

If you are either uninsured or underinsured, the Department of Health can help you receive all of your vaccinations.

Place is Tidioute Health Center, 115 Main St., Tidioute on the first Wednesday of the month, next one is Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Please call the PA Department of Health at 728-3566 to schedule your appointment.

All immunizations available as long as the immunization guidelines are met.

No insurance or insurance does not cover the vaccines. Examples include Childhood immunizations, influenza, shingles, Hepatities A and B, Tdap (Tetanus, diptheria, pertussis,)

This is for ages 6 months and up (through adult).


Christmas Child

It’s that time of year again to supply a Christmas surprise for children around the world.

The Tidioute First United Methodist will be collecting filled shoeboxes or items to fill boxes until Nov. 17. There is a $7 charge for each box shipped, but the United Methodist Women will take care of the postage.

Boxes should be packed and marked for boy or girl in age groups of 2-4 years old, 5-9 years old, and 10-14 years old.

Suggestions of items in the boxes are candy, toys, school supplies, hygiene items, T-shirts, sunglasses, jump ropes, yo-yo’s, harmonicas, kazoos, stuffed animals, dolls, trucks, socks, ballcaps, jewelry, hair bands or clips, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries), personal not to child with address (they just might write back).

Do not pack chocolate, damaged goods, war related items (guns, knives or military figures), lotions or liquids, medications or vitamins, or breakable items.

Boxes can be dropped off at the church on days when yellow sign is out or Sundays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Turkey Party

Watson Grange will be hosting its fall Turkey Party on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the grange hall located on RT 337.

Doors open at 6 p.m. games begin at 7 p.m.

Open to the public and there will be several door prizes, games and food.

TCCS stream

field study

A group of students from the Tidioute Community Charter School participated in a Pennsylvania Stream Field Study Monday Sept. 30, in cooperation with Penn State University.

Distinguished Professor of Sciences Dr. Jay Stauffer lead a group of 13 students and two faculty members in a collecting samples of fish, insects and stream organisms to determine the health of the stream based on the analysis of collected samples.

Samples were collected from French Creek in Erie County. On Oct. 9 the students traveled to Penn State to analyze the collected data in the fisheries labs in University Park.

Dr. Stauffer has written over 35 journal articles and 6 books on the fish of the world and is a recognized expert in the fish and stream ecology of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Africa and China.