Tidioute Area News In Brief

LINDA SCOTT

Correspondent

814-484-7525

Senior Center

Thursday, March 13 will be Hot Turkey Sandwiches, dessert and beverage.

Monday, March 17 will be something green, Ham and Cabbage, desserts and beverages.

Tuesday, March 18 will be Fish, Potatoes and vegetables, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, March 20 will be pulled pork and soup, dessert and beverages.

Monday, March 24 will be stuffed peppers/ stuffed cabbage,, your choice, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, March 25 will be Roast Pork, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, March 27 will be soup and sandwiches, dessert and beverages.

Cost for lunch is $3 donation for those over the age of 60 and only $4 donation for those under the age of 60.

Please call Pat at 484-3020 to sign up for lunch.

Pierogi sales

Pierogi sales continue at ST John Church on Saturdays until April 12.

There are sauerkraut and potato as well as potato and cheese.

Cost is $5 per half dozen and $8 per dozen. Orders are being taken by Fran at 484-7157 please leave a message.

Orders can be picked up at St. John Center every Saturday from 1 p.m. till 5:30 p.m.

On Saturday, March 29 only, sales will be conducted from 11:30 a.m. till 5:30 p.m. in conjunction with the health fair.

Proceeds benefit ST John Church.

Sports Boosters

Tidioute Sports Boosters met last week and they have taken on the project of creating the Community Birthday Calendar.

They are seeking advertisers for on the front of the calendar. Ads will be $40 each

Anyone who would like to advertise or have their birthday or anniversary added to the calendar please contact Denise at 484-3208 or Amanda at 730-3120.

Plans are to have the calendar complete by July so calendar sales can be held during the Fishing Tournament in September.

All information that appeared on the previous calendar is still listed for the 2015 calendar. Calendars will start in early fall.

Senior Center

Those who attended the Senior Center on Monday, March 3, were treated to a very interesting program presented by Emily Zdarko, Marketing Coordinator, and Lynn Espin on the history of Rouse, both the man and the home.

One interesting fact was that Henry Rouse was a schoolmaster at Tidioute (1840-1844) before he opened a store in Enterprise.

The Rouse Home has grown over the years to now include: RehabWorks, Suites at the Rouse, Bridges Adult Day Services, and Rouse Children Center that is located in downtown Youngsville for daytime care for youth ages 1 to age 12.

Tuesday they brought out the beads for Marti Gras and the tables are decorated in a green theme.

On Thursday they welcomed Arlene Clinger back.

A thank you was read from the Rouse.

Members were reminded to set their clocks ahead one hour.

Health Fair

There are still a few openings left for the Comprehensive Blood Tests being done at the 19th Annual Health Fair on Saturday, March 29, from 7 a.m. to noon at the Tidioute Firehall.

Comprehensive Blood Test will check for heart disease, kidney disease, thyroid function, anemia, and liver disease. Cost is $40 per person.

Testing will be done for the A1C for a cost of $10 per person.

Men can choose to have the prostate cancer testing for an additional cost of $17.

Staff members from Warren General Hospital will be there to draw your blood for the tests.

There will be several organizations and businesses set up to assist you in your health care needs and answer any questions you might have.

Appointments can be made by calling Marty at 484-7372.

Food will be available after the blood tests.

PSCFT Auction

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

Doors open at 2 p.m. the auction starts at 3 p.m.

Bring a friend and come and join the fun.

This fundraiser is helping to raise funds for the 55th tournament being held in September.

VFW Auxiliary

The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 8803 would like to thank all the businesses and individuals who donated to the Chinese Auction the auxiliary held at the Chili Cook Off on Saturday.

Once again it was a huge success with all the proceeds going for Cancer Research.

Chili Cook Off winners

This year there were new winners in the Annual Chili Cook Off at the VFW Post 8803.

In first place was Steve Rennick, second place was Dave Benner and in third place was Dave Volna.

There were 27 entries in all this year with some tough decisions for the judges.

Borough Council

Tidioute borough council met on Monday with six members present.

Police Chief Steve Vincent reported traveling 601 miles and handling 10 incidents.

He completed his certification for CPR.

Borough Manager Walt Snavley reported that Helen Perry resigned as an auditor. County conservation letter was read regarding the dirt and gravel road program.

A letter from Tidioute Lions Club reporting a total of 249,211 pounds of recycled material gathered and recycled this year.

Lee Lindemuth reported on the WWII Re-enactment set for Saturday, Aug. 2, at 3 p.m. A new company has been contracted for the fireworks. There will be a Media Day on Friday, Aug. 1, to coincide with the re-enactment.

Dog owners are reminded to clean after your pooch as council has been receiving several complaints once again on this issue.

Other issues brought are that sidewalks are not being cleared of snow and ice. This goes for business establishments that are not open during the winter. If you own the building, or are renting it you are responsible of the snow and ice removal.

Parents are reminded that there is a curfew and those under the age of 18 will be brought home to you if they are out after curfew.

Minutes from the previous meeting were accepted; bills were approved for payment; and the treasurers report was accepted.

Up Coming Events

15 Pierogi Sales 1:30 to 5:30 ST John Center

Auction at Buccardo’s 3 p.m.

20 Watson Grange 6:30 at the Hollabaugh’s

22 Pierogi Sales 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at ST John Center