Tidioute Area News in Brief

Senior Center Menu

Thursday, May 29 will be a cold plate with dessert and beverages.

Monday, June 2 will be chicken filet, potato, vegetable, alternate will be cottage cheese and fruit.

Tuesday, June 3 will be pulled pork, hash browns. Alternate will be salad.

Thursday, June 5 will be hamburg gravy, rice and vegetable. Alternate will be stuffed tomato with tuna.

Monday, June 9 will be hot dog, baked beans. Alternate will be cup of soup.

Tuesday, June 10 will be pork roast, mashed potatoes, gravy, California blend. Alternate will be grilled chicken salad.

Thursday, June 12 will be stuffed cabbage or stuffed peppers (your choice), mashed potato and corn bread. Alternate will be cottage cheese and fruit.

Each day there are snacks of cookies, or crackers and cheese, and there is always a dessert with lunch and several choices of beverages.

Call the center at 484-3020 and make your lunch reservations, as a courtesy to the cooks to assure there is plenty of food prepared.

Farmers Market


Vouchers will be distributed on Thursday, June 5 at Tidioute Senior Center from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Income guidelines are $21,590 for one person, and $29,101 for a couple.

ID is required.

Farmers Market Voucher are available to residents of Warren and Forest counties, age 60 and older who meet the income guidelines.

Deerfield Township


Residents in Deerfield Township will have the opportunity to have their Spring Clean-Up on Saturday, June 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost is $10 per car load and $20 per pickup truck load.

No tires, paint, hazardous material, batteries, roofing material or blocks.

Student of Year

Each year the Tidioute Community Charter School principal picks one student that stands out in their academics, community and service. The recipient this year was Anna Lindemuth.

Anna is the daughter of Lee and Julie Lindemuth. She is a graduating senior this year and will attend Penn State in the fall. Anna has earned 24 credits through the St. Bonaventure Program while still in high school. She is active in her leadership role at TCCS as a member of Student Council, National Honor Society, Prom Committee and the Blood Drive Crew. She is also a member of the Drama Club and was the Student Director this year.

Anna is also an athlete. She has played volleyball for six years. She served as captain her junior and senior year. She has also been part of the Trap team for the past four years. Anna is a member of First Presbyterian Church, VFW and the DAV Ladies Auxiliary. She was part of the people to people Ambassador Program and traveled to Australia in 2007.

Volunteer of Year

Each year TCCS chooses a volunteer of the year that has given the most time helping at the school. This year the recipient of the award was Monica Morgan.

Monica is a permanent K4 through 12th grade substitute at the Tidioute Community Charter School. Beyond her service as an employee she donated over 218 hours as a volunteer. Many of those hours were given to help with our Angel program. Monica chairs both the Angel program and our Santa’s Workshop Program for our Parent Committee at TCCS.

She also volunteered her time to help with our Gannon College Program at TCCS.

Hay Rides

Watson Grange members will be having hay rides on Friday evening at 6 p.m. at the home of John and Deanna Hollabaugh. This is open to all who wish to come.

Car Show Results

There were 40 entries in the Annual Car Show in Tidioute on Saturday.

Chairperson Shawn Silvis said the Best Of Show winners were Harold and Joanne Burke of Emlenton with their 1957 Dodge Sweepside Truck. In second place was Dave Eddy of Titusville with his 1957 Chevy BelAir. In third place was Tom Johnson of Tidioute with his 1959 Ford Fairlane.

In the 1960s category, first, Craig Hannah Jr. of Erie with his 1965 Ford Fairlane 500 Sedan; second, Butch Frazier of Strattanville, PA with his 1963 Plymouth Fury; third, Richard Sprouse of Warren with his 1969 Mustang Sports Roof.

In the 1970s category in first place was Loretta Johnson of Middle River with her 1973 Dodge Challenger; second, William Celko of Tidioute with his 1970 Dodge Charger; third, David Morris of Titusville with a 1970 Chevy Monte Carlo.

In the 1980s category, first, Jim Daye of Warren,with a 1985 Chrysler Town and Country; second, Daniel Hornburger of Clarion with a 1980 Chevrolet Corvette; third, David Youngquist of Clarendon with a 1988 Chevy Caprice.

In the 1990s category, first, Terry Gillard of Tidioute with a 1993 Mazda Miater; second, Luke Morgan of Tidioute with a 1999 Ford R-150; third, Clyde Fry of Tidioute with a 1998 Ford Mustang.

In the 2000 category, first, John Whitmire with a 2012 Chevrolet SSRS Camaro; second, Mel Eichenberg of Tidioute with his 2001 Chevy Corvette; third, Bill and Barb Gratkowski of Titusville, with their 2008 Dodge Challenger.

In the bike category, first, Clair McAdams of Indiana, PA with a 1990 Aluah Bike; second, David Peterson of Sheffield with a 2008 Yamaha Raider; third, Joel McKown of Youngsville with a 2008 Harley Davidson Heritage.

Truck category, first, Rob Konkle of Tidioute with a 1959 Chevy Pickup 3600; second, Savanna Daelhousen of Tidioute with a 1970 Ford F100; third, Alex Conglton of Saxonburg with a 1979 Ford F-150.

Tractor category, first, Craig Snavley of Tidioute with a 1946 International M; second, Craig Snavley with his 1950 John Deere 40; third, Carmen Fedele of Tidioute.

George Jones of Titusville won the Custom category with a 1939 Chevy.

Pat Heenan and Mike Dashner, both of Tidioute, were the judges.

Memorial Day


VFW Post 8803 of Tidioute led the parade from the Post Home to Tidioute Cemetery followed by the Tidioute Community Charter School Band and then the Ladies Auxiliary of Post 8803.

Master of Ceremonies was Dan Edmiston. Tidioute Community Charter School played the Star Spangled Banner, the invocation was given by Brooks Ambos.

Steve Golla read Flanders Field followed by reflections by Tidioute Community Charter School Band.

Sgt. Andrew Waugaman gave the address. He grew up in Washington, PA, graduated from Kittanning Area High School. Upon graduating from high school he enlisted in the U.S. Army as a mechanic and was stationed at Scholfield Barracks, HI with the 125th Signal Battalion. While serving he traveled all over the Pacific Theater, serving as a team leader for a maintenance team. Upon returning from Hawaii to Pennsylvania, Waugaman reenlisted in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and assigned to the 1/112 Infantry Battalion while serving this time he was mobilized as part of the 28th Infantry Division’s support of Hurricane Katrina and was deployed to Iraq as part of the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Waugaman earned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Clarion University and now serves as a middle school science teacher at Tidioute Community Charter School.

Waugaman’s speech was centered on the people that were left behind when their loved one went off to serve their country, and those who did not come back. The families that sacrificed, they live with it every day. Placing of the Wreath was done by Steve Golla, Roll Call of Honor was done by Dan Edmiston and Response was by Brooks Ambos.

Salute to the Dead was by Pequignot-Yeager Post and Taps were by Brian Bonner and Nettie Durstine.

Graduation Day

Tidioute Community Charter School Seniors will graduate on Friday, May 30 at 7 p.m.

June Birthdays

1. Chris McCauley, June Davis Brown, Mindy Strait, Sonya Anderson, Kelly Miller

2. Amanda Anderson, Emile Rehe

3. Abbey Schwab, Ed Pennington, Maritza Shoemaker, Bobby Ziegler, Christine Sonney, Helen Williams, Danielle Edminston, Jim Greeley

4. Logan Schwab, Clyde Fry, Marianna Dygan, Michael Haney, Karen Brody, Linda Leonard,

5. Lauryn Harshaw, Eva Bartle, Lorraine Jones, Tom Benner, Tracy Vincent, Carmen Fedele Sr., Debbie Moore

6. Peg Fedele, Mary Rehe, Cathy Sahli, Ethel McLaughlin, Joe Miller,

7. Paul Haller

8. Katelyn Ziegler, Annis Ziegler

9. Bob Spencer, Norene Elizabeth Brown

10. Nancy Burris, Katie Morris, Dick Morrison, Benjamin Rapp, Martha Frisina

11. Joel Rissel, Bill Johnson, Bob Schwab, Chris Roofner Sr, Ruth Extein, Jason Wyman, Bailey Klinestiver, Megan Sanders

12. Dan Morris, Todd Martin, Virginia Nelson

13. Jessica Burris-Lindsay, Ed Fike, John Motzer, Dan Mineweaser

14. Alton Jones, Matthew Martin, Bill E. Johnson

15. Mitchell McCauley, Valerie McGregor, Karen Arnold, Jim Bees

16. Jessica Bee, Kayla Simons, Ruth McDonald, Zachary Weilacher

17. Kim Greeley

18. Jamie Shanley, JoAnn Ringel Breneman, Lena Rison.

19. R. Scott McGraw, Krista Campbell, Gracie Jean Anthony, Misty Martin Moore, Ardelle Shanley, Brodie Greeley, Johnelle Fulkman

20. Jerod Veasey, Jessica Grubbs Toomey, Timmy Gerus, Kristen McManigle, Nathan E. Brown, Johnathan Brown

21. Suzanne Higgins, Beth Sabella, Charlie Bailor, Sherry King,. Dorothy Carnahan

22. Sandy Palmer, Mitchell Kist, Amy Sites Weaver

23. Nicole Greeley, Christopher Peterson

24. Ken Peterson, Bob Reed, Ross Fike, Zachary Fulkman, Noah Schwab, Hayley Moore

25. Jennifer Kane, Dave Myers, Matthew Craft

26. Betty Nicholson, Christopher Schwab, Pat Heenan

27. Judy McKown-Fitch, Amber Bupp, Bonnie Dygan, Mary Jane Henry

28. Josh Rissel, Amy Dygan, Don Coughlin, Michelle McLaughlin, Bethany Hart, Christopher Frederick, Ed Kernick

29. Kiersten Schwab, Tom Sabella, Marsha Brown, Eli Rebich

30. Jeff Richard, JoAnne Gourley