Tidioute Area News In Brief

LINDA SCOTT

Correspondent

Senior Center menu

Thursday, June 12 will be Stuffed Cabbage/Stuffed Peppers ( your choice), Mashed Potatoes, Corn Bread, Alternate will be Cottage Cheese and Fruit, dessert and beverages.

Monday, June 16 will be Bacon Cheeseburgers, French Fries, Alternate will be Soup, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, June 17 will be Meatloaf, Mashed potatoes, vegetable, alternate will be Cottage Cheese and Fruit, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, June 19, will be Grilled Cheese, Tomato soup, alternate will be Salad, dessert and beverages.

Monday, June 23 will be Pancakes, bacon and juice and the alternate will be scrambled eggs.

Tuesday, June 24 will be Macaroni and Cheese with stewed tomato’s, the alternate will be salad.

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 Post home parking lot.

The public is welcome to attend and please bring any worn out flags you have so they can be properly disposed of.

There are boxes located at Tidioute Post Office, Evan’s Market, Trading Post, Buccardo’s Restaurant, Tidioute Towers and the VFW Post.

TAHDC, Inc. meeting

Members and Directors will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 17 at ST John Center.

Review of the old and new fiscal year budget and election of officers will take place at this meeting.

Everyone is encouraged to attend.

Knights of Columbus

At the recent meeting of the Knights of Columbus, Council of the Saints #9304 the officers for the 2014-2015 term were chosen and are as follows.

Grand Knight- Larry McGuigan; Financial Secretary-Gary Koech; Deputy Grand Knight- Dan McLaughlin; Chancellor- Robert Schwab; Recorder- Jim Kristobak; Advocate- Howard Klingenberg; Warden- Mike Sofranko; Inside Guard-Bob Sofranko; Outside Guard- Gerry Svitek; Trustee for 1 year- Pat Heenan; Trustee for 2 years- Jim Carothers; Trustee for 3 years – Tom Heenan; Chaplin- Fr. Joe; Lecturer- Chris Roofner.

WWII Reenactment

The 6th Annual WWII Reenactment, the Battle of the Bridge at Remagen will be held on Saturday, Aug. 2, at 3 p.m. in Tidioute.

This year there will be Armored Vehicles on display that will include a German Tank Stug III, and German Half Track, American General Stuart Tank, M4 Armored Car, and an American Half Track.

A reminder that for everyone’s safety, spectators are asked to remain outside roped areas during the reenactment and to follow instructions of the Fire Police and reenactment volunteers.

Viewing areas are available on both sides of the river with limited nearby parking.

There will be a special viewing area for Veterans located at the intersection of King Street and Buckingham Street.

Guest Speaker this year will be MSG Steven G. Appleby, Director of the Eldred PA WWII Museum and he will speak during opening ceremonies at the Veterans Tent area on Buckingham street beginning at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 2nd.

Please use available trash can and thank you for not littering.

A Special Note: The Tidioute Bridge will be closed to vehicle and foot traffic from 2 p.m. until the completion of the event around 4 p.m. Be sure to determine which side of the river you want to watch from and plan accordingly. Route 62 will be closed during the event from approximately 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Plan for delays and drive carefully as route 62 will be congested.

This event is sponsored by the 99th Infantry Division, 393rd Regiment Easy Co., Battle Babies, Tidioute Borough, Limestone Township, Tidioute VFW Post 8803 and the Servicemen’s Home Corporation.

White Sheets of Surrender

Residents and campers are being asked to hang a white sheet out the window of their home during the WWII Reenactment on Saturday, Aug. 2.

The white sheet symbolizes their surrender.

For more information on hanging the white sheets contact chairperson Lee Lindemuth at 484-0225.

Bridge to close

for 2 hours

Travelers are being reminded that during the WWII Re-enactment, the Tidioute Bridge crossing the Allegheny River will be closed from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 62 will also be closed for approximately for 1/2 hour only from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Volunteers for crowd control are always needed and they can contact Lee Lindemuth at 484-0225 if they want to help.

Dollar Dinner

Tidioute First United Methodist Church will be holding its Dollar Dinner on Tuesday, June 17, at 6 p.m.

Menu will be picnic style with barbecue ham, hot dogs, salads and dessert.

All are welcome to attend and enjoy good fellowship.

Borough Council

Council members met Monday evening at 7 p.m. Minutes from the previous meeting were accepted.

Police Chief Steve Vincent reported traveling 869 miles and covered 24 incidents.

Mayor Pam McLaughlin presented the idea that Tidioute Borough Council start up a Rewards Fund so council can offer a reward for information leading to the conviction of those doing criminal acts in our borough, past and present. Anyone wishing to make a donation to this fund can stop by the borough office and made a donation or you can mail your donation to the Tidioute Borough Office and mail it to 129 Main ST, Tidioute, PA 16351. Please mark the memo line for Reward Fund. These funds will be kept separate from all other borough funds.

Maintenance Manager Walt Snavley reported some damage at the boat launch to the dock and the Sports Court due the recent storm. A workbee will be set up to clean up the sports court, and make any repairs. Also, damage was done to the fence and building at the sewer plant caused by a truck accident. The drivers insurance will cover the damage.

Work will be done on McCauley Hill Rd. and more weed eating will be done within the borough.

The borough office is receiving a face lift as part of the Regional Main Street Restoration Grant through Warren County EOC with completion date set for June 14, 2014.

Treasurers report was accepted and permission was granted to pay the bills for May 2014.

Up Coming Events:

12 SWCMA meeting at 7 p.m.

14 Flag Burning Ceremony at 10 a.m. at VFW

17 Dollar Dinner at 6 p.m. at Methodist Church

TAHDC Inc. meeting at 7 p.m. at ST John Center