Tidioute Area News in Brief

Senior Center Menu

Thursday, June 5 will be hamburg gravy, rice, vegetable, dessert and beverage. The alternate will be stuffed tomato with tuna.

Monday, June 9 will be hot dogs and baked beans, dessert and beverages. The alternate will be a cup of soup.

Tuesday, June 10 will be pork roast, mashed potato, gravy and California blend vegetables, alternate will be grilled chicken salad, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, June 12 will be stuffed cabbage or stuffed peppers, your choice, mashed potato, corn bread, alternate will be cottage cheese with fruit.

Monday, June 16 will be bacon cheeseburger, french fries, the alternate will be soup of the day, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, June 17 will be meatloaf and mashed potatoes, vegetable, the alternate will be cottage cheese and fruit, beverages and dessert.

Thursday, June 19 will be grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup, the alternate will be salad, beverages and dessert.

Call the Senior Center at 484-3020 to sign up for lunch and to request your choice of food for the lunch that day.

Deerfield Township


Spring Clean-up for Deerfield Township will be on Saturday, June 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the township building.

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

No batteries, paint, hazardous material, roofing material, cement blocks or building material.

Flag Burning Ceremony

The Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 8803 will be holding the Flag Burning Ceremony on Saturday, June 14 at 10 a.m. in the VFW parking lot.

This is open to the public and everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Bring any worn flags so they can be disposed of properly.

There are boxes at the Tidioute Trading Post, Evans Market, Buccardo’s Restaurant, Tidioute Post Office, Tidioute Towers and of course the VFW Post Home to put your used flags in.

Community Birthday


Tidioute Sports Boosters is now accepting ads from any business in the surrounding areas of Tidioute.

The cost is $40 and the ad will be placed on the Tidioute Community Birthday Calendars.

Ads must be received by June 15. They can be mailed to Tidioute Sports Boosters c/o Amanda Shields, 1 Evans St., Tidioute, PA 16351.

Provide business name, phone number and any additional information you would like. Also include the $40 cost and all checks should be made payable to Tidioute Sports Boosters.

Calendars will be hung in homes all year long and so will your business information.

What better way to get your business information to your customers.

Any questions, call 814-730-3120.

VFW Post Officers

VFW Post 8803 has announced its new officers for the year.

Commander: Lee Lindemuth, Sr. Vice Commander: Paul Matie, Jr. vice Commander: Jim Lynch, Quartermaster: Dick Brown, Adjuntant: Bob Hanson, Chaplain: Brooks Ambos, three-year trustee: Blaine Wiler, two-year trustee: Bill Brown Sr., one-year trustee: John Hanisak, Service Office: Ed Burris.

Servicemen’s Home


Newly elected officers and board of directors for the Tidioute Servicemen’s Home Corporation are as follows: President-Dan Edmiston; Vice President-Bill Konkle; Secretary/Treasurer-Dick Brown. Directors are Lee Lindemuth, John Hanisak, Paul Matie, Charles Hollabaugh.

Watson Grange

Plans for some new plumbing and a new front door were the main business at the recent Watson Grange meeting presided over by Master Bob Hollabaugh.

There are plans underway to reactivate the Junior Grange.

All children between the ages of 5 to age 14 are eligible to join and may contact Kelly VanOrd or Miranda Irons.

A hayride is planned for Friday, June 6 at John and Deanna Hollabaugh’s home at 6 p.m. There will be mountain pies and snack foods on the menu.

The June 12 meeting has been canceled.

The next regular meeting will be on June 26 at 6:30 p.m. with pie for refreshments.

Farmers Market


Farmers Market vouchers will be available on Thursday, June 5 at Tidioute Senior Center from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Vouchers are available to Warren and Forest counties residents.

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

ID is required.

Swedish Church


A special service was held a the Swedish Union Church on Sunday, May 25 honoring the memory of veterans who have passed.

Veterans who were in attendance were recognized for their services and presented with a red carnation boutonniere.

Families of veterans past and present were given carnations in honor of their loved ones’ military service.

The congregation was honored to have these veterans in attendance, including two WWII veterans and a former prisoner of war.

The service commenced with prayer, the Pledge of Allegiance, and a patriotic hymn.

Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Johnson presented worship in song, and Pastor Dale Timco of Allegheny Bible Church delivered the gospel message.

TCCS Class of 2014

Tidioute Community Charter School held their graduation ceremonies on Friday, May 30 at 7 p.m.

There were 17 students who received diplomas and several awards.

Tanya Krouse and Patrick Thompson, members of the junior class were the ushers who led the class of 2014 to the stage.

Class Valedictorian was Robberta Kitelinger, Salutatorian was Anna Lindemuth, Historian was Lauren Palmer. Class Advisor was Michelle Buccardo and their class flower was the Bird of Paradise.

Dr. Doug Allen introduced the guest speaker Ryan Guerra, a teacher at Tidioute Community Charter School.

Special awards were presented as follows: TCCS Endowment Fund Scholarships went to Stephanie Burris, Chance Klos, Megan Kime, Anna Lindemuth, Robberta Kitelinger and Morgan Molek and was presented by Kathleen Johnson.

Dennis “Shipwreck” Kelly Memorial Athletic Scholarship was presented to Robberta Kitelinger by Ryan Guerra.

George R. Harrington Sr. Music Memorial Award was presented to Robberta Kitelinger by Floyd Moore.

Lions Club Scholarship was presented to Robberta Kitelinger by Carmen Fedele

EDUA Award was presented to Anna Lindemuth by Duane Vicini.

VFW Pequignot-Yeager Post 8803 Scholarship was presented to Robberta Kitelinger and Anna Lindemuth by Lee Lindemuth.

VFW Citizenship Award was presented to Stephanie Burris and Jordan Yeager by Doris Svitek.

Warren County Historical Award was presented to Chance Klos by Amy Wickert.

Elzie E. Lynch American Legion Post 0334 Award was presented to Stephanie Burris and Jordan Yeager by Caroline Knight.

Cody Mohrey “Heart of Gold” Memorial Scholarship was presented to Lukas Divido and Anna Lindemuth by Brittany Dice and Micheala Mohrey. Robbie Kitelinger and Chance Klos both received acknowledgments from the sisters of Cody Mohrey

Lauren Palmer called the roll of class members, diplomas were presented by Albert Haney, president of the board, and Julie Lindemuth, vice president of the board.

Music was presented by the Tidioute Band and the TCCS High School Choir.

All of the graduates will be attending college or a trade school.

Cast for Comedy

This year the Tidioute Community Charter School’s drama club presented a comedy called “The Actor Games.”

This play is a parody of the “Hunger Games” movie and books.

The cast and crew gave two performances; the directors were Sara Aiello and Tammy Shirey.

The cast included Anna Lindemuth, Robbi Kitelinger, Morgan Molek, Desi McChesney, Emily Hagberg, Lauren Slack, Allyvia Morgan, Lexi VanOrd, Corinn Pastors, Dakota Gourley, Grady Wiles-Shaw, Anna Burke, Bella Konkle, Hailie Cass, Geoffery Swanson , Connor Faulkner, Shawn Merritt and Mogon Silvis.