Tidioute Area News In Brief





Senior Center Menu

Thursday, February 27 will be Ham and Scalloped Potato, dessert and beverages.

Monday, March 3 will be Meatball Subs, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, March 4 will be Chicken Casserole, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, March 6 will be Hot Dogs, Baked Beans, dessert and beverages.

Monday, March 10 will be Lasagna, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, March 11 will be Hamburg Gravy, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, March 13 will be Hot Turkey Sandwiches, dessert, beverages.

Monday, March 17 will be something Green.

Members were saddened to learn of the passing of member, Ruth Gerus. A donation to Tidioute Community Charter School Music Department was made in the memory of Ruth.

Letters Of Interest

Tidioute Community Charter School has announced the time frame for Letters of Interest.

The time period starts March 1 for the upcoming school year.

There is no tuition, and busing is provided for students in grades K-5 through grade 12.

The school offers all-day kindergarten for 4- and 5-year-olds.

Registration open house for K-4 and K-5 will be on Monday, March 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information call 814-484-3550 or check out their wed site at tidioutecharter.com

Illegal use of dumpster

It has been discovered that unauthorized individuals are using the Tidioute Health and Dental Center dumpster in the parking lot to get rid of their personal garbage.

This is to serve notice on those specific individuals, that charges will be filed and you will be prosecuted.

Tidioute Lions Club

Tidioute Lions Club is seeking new members.

Only requirement is that you be age 18 or older and willing to volunteer a few hours to help community projects such as recycling.

Pancake Supper

Tidioute First United Methodist Church will be holding their Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on Tuesday, March 4 from 5 p.m to 7 p.m. or they run out of food.

Cost is $ 5 per person.

Chinese Auction

Members of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary of Post 8803 will be hosting a Chinese Auction on Saturday, March 8, to coincide with the Chili Cook-off.

Anyone wishing to donate items for the auction can either leave them at the Post Home or call Barb Downey at 589-7508 or Bev Stotler at 484-3549 to arrange for pick up.

Proceeds from the Chinese Auction will benefit cancer research.

Baseball Sign Up

Little League baseball signup for Boys and Girls ages 4 to 18 will be held on Saturday, March 1, at Buccardo’s Restaurant from 10 a.m. to noon.

If you have any questions or need more information please contact Steve Morrison at 814-673-9890.

Pierogi Sales

St. John Church Ladies Guild will be selling homemade potato and cheese and potato and sauerkraut pierogi every Saturday beginning March 8, 2014, from 1 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. and ending April 12, 2014.

Cost will be $8 per dozen or $5 per half dozen. Advance orders are preferred by Thursday evenings of each week. Call Fran at 484-7157 to place your order. Leave a message. Walk ins are welcome.

Purchases can be picked up at ST John Center in Tidioute every Saturday.

Fundraiser to benefit ST John Church.

Lab work

Tidioute Area Health and Dental Center is now doing Lab Draw from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Tuesdays at the medical center.

Walk-ins for medical patients are welcome from 8 a.m. till 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

TAVFD Auxiliary

Members of Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary is taking orders for T-shirts, Long Sleeve T-shirts, Sweatshirts and Hoodies.

All items are pre-paid and can be ordered by contacting Anita Nicholson at 484-1009.

Prices are T-shirts $12 ; Long sleeved T-shirts are $15 (adding $1 for 2XL and 3XL); Sweatshirts are $18 and Hoodies are $25 (adding $2 for 1XL and 2XL)

Health Fair

Tidioute Annual Health Fair will be held on Saturday, March 29, from 7 a.m. to noon at Tidioute Fire hall.

Warren General Hospital Staff members will be on hand to draw blood for the comprehensive blood testing, this is a 12-hour fasting blood test.

This comprehensive blood test will include tests for heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes, thyroid function, anemia and liver disease.

Cost is $40 per person. An A1C test, which shows blood glucose over a 2 to 3 month period, can be taken for an additional $10.

Men have the option of a prostate cancer testing for an additional $17.

All appointments must be made by calling Marty Bennett at 484-7372.

There will be lots of informational and interactive displays.

Several free screenings will be available during this time frame such as blood pressure.

Auction coming

Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament will hold an auction on Saturday, March 15, at 3 p.m. at Buccardo’s Restaurant.

Doors will open at 2 p.m.

Proceeds benefit the upcoming tournament that will take place Thursday, Sept. 25, to Sunday, September 28.

All tournament events are open to the public.

Adult Dance

There will be an Adult Dance on Saturday, April 21, from 9 p.m to midnight at the Tidioute Firehall.

Have Fun With It, by dressing up if you wish or dress in your favorite decade or have a Toga party.

Snacks will be available.

Music will be provided by the “Brown Boyz.”

Cost is $10 per person.

This dance is a benefit to raise money for a People To People trip to Harvard University this summer for Allyvia Morgan, daughter of Chris and Monica Morgan.



It is not to late to send in your ambulance membership fee to Tidioute Fire Department Ambulance Service.

Family membership is $40, Senior memberships (defined by Social Security/Medicare) is $35 and Seasonal memberships are $55

Please make all checks payable to Tidioute Area Fire Department Ambulance Service, mail to P. O. Box 122, Tidioute, PA 16351

If you have any questions please call Jack at 484-3555 or 730-1781.

Chili Cook Off

Tippy Canoe Inn held their 10th Annual Chili Cook Off on Sunday, Feb. 23, with 26 entries. There were 20 entries in the regular chili category and 6 entries in the hot category.

First Place winner in the Regular Category was Leslie Hanisak with a tie for Honorable Mention between Eb Kinter and Wendy Jamieson.

First Place winner in the Hot Category was Matt Stek with another tie between Ella Johnson and Bob Fath.

Once again Connie Cotterman wowed everyone with her famous cornbread; she is no doubt their “Cornbread Queen”.

All participating entries received a Tippy Canoe Inn T-Shirt. The two first place winners won Gift Certificates.

Judges were Alan Hall, Skip Weilacker, Brian Rhodes and Vern James.

Sports Boosters

There will be a Tidioute Sports Boosters meeting on Tuesday, March 4 at 7 p.m. in the sixth grade classroom.

All Community members are welcome to attend whether you have children in school or not.

Ice Cream Social

Tidioute Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8803 treated the Tidioute Community Charter School Students in grades K-4 through grade 6 to an Ice Cream Social.

The students had held a contest to see which class could bring in the most items for the auxiliary’s Military Troop Box Program. Second grade won with the most items.

These items and the many Christmas Cards signed by the students were sent to our troops at Christmas time.

A Thank You note was read from one of the recipients of the Troop Boxes.

Auxiliary President Doris Svitek explained the duties and obligations of the auxiliary.

Beverly Stotler, Patriotic Instructor did a presentation on Flag Etiquette and the history of “Taps” and when they are used.

Mary Naber, Senior Vice President and Barb Downey, Historian assisted with the Ice Cream Social.

US Flags and Buddy Poppies were given to each student and teacher.

March birthdays

1. Sondra Sveda, David Watson, Heather Henderson

2. Tammy McLaughlin

3. Tedd Sudul, Amy McGraw, Emily King

4. Joyce Barton, Russ Kinnear, Jessie Sabella, Tim Spulecki

5. Rita Sabella, Dave Benner, Rev. Dale Timco

6. Nancy Bush

7. Derek Rohrer, Jack McKown, Geddy Lee Helffrich

8. Vicki Robertson, Johnie Williams

9. Charles Watters, Kelli Caligiure, Amber Snavley

10. Jessica Emple, Jennifer King, Terry Pascarella, Ardeth Knight, Carolyn Carter, Timm Reasbeck, Estevan Allen

11. Sara Arnold, Michael Sabella, Matthew Brown, Bill Caputo, Denny Sabella

12. Connor Carnahan, Zerick Jackman, Jeff Strain SR, Allison Konkle, Pat Robertson

13. Hunter Greeley, Sherry Williams, David Craft, Rian McLaughlin, Jeremy Nicholson, Doris Lindell

14. Kendall Rulander, Khloe Rulander, Elizza Watters, Pam Steincamp

15. Fr. Tom Aleksa, Clarence Anthony, Zeke Yeager

16, Alice Mack, Frank Anthony, Brooke Weiser, Kathy Sizemore, Rachel Cotterman, Kelly McKean, Vernon Klinestiver, Sarah McLaughlin, Julia Blake, Valeria Sperko, Marie Ecker

17. Betty Marshall, Jack McIntyre, John Sveda, Jack Moore Jr, Taylor Mineweaser, Turston Bullock

18. Jadyn Bynum, Ray Jones, Josh Lewis, David Ludwig, Jada Allan

19. none

20. Christian Baker, Timothy Snavley, Michelle Jones, Bruce Schwab

21. Lee Spencer, Lynette McCandrew, Ted Nuttall

22. John Glass, Jason Clickett, Jim Morrison, Jesse Salapek, Darlene Gerus, Dennis Bee III, Henry O. Brown, Pearl Nelson

23. Ron Rafalski, Toby Sidon, Randy Mann

24. Rick Sovich, Leah McGuire, Robert Reese Jr,

25. Joey Sabella, D. J. Holmes, Nancy Coughlin, Rob Genter, Jason Alberth

26. Jessy Bailor, Felicia Come

27. David McGuire, Nancy Staswoiski, Regina Joseph

28. Aaron Davis

29. Dave Bowman, Lillian Haller, Beth Peate, Jessie Peterson, Mary Lou Drukenbrod, Dustin Ecker

30. Scott Lewis, John Campisano, Victoria Sabella, Marsha McAfoose- Edwards, Dixie Haney

31. none.

Up Coming Events:

March 3 Kindergarten Registration at TCCS

4 Shrove Tues. Pancake Supper at Methodist Church 5-7 p.m.

8 Chinese Auction at VFW