Tidioute Area News In Brief

Senior Center menu

Tuesday, July 17, will be will be Bacon Cheeseburgers, potatoes, dessert and beverages.

Monday, July 21 will be Cold Plate, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, July 22 will be Grilled Chicken Salad, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, July 24 will be Sauerkraut and Kielbasa, dessert and beverages.

Monday, July 28 will be Hot Dogs, Baked Beans, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, July 29 will be Chicken Tenders, Homefries, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, July 31 will be Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, gravy, vegetable, dessert and beverages.

Please call the Senior Center at 484-3020 to sign up for lunches or to use the TWAC Bus.

Glaucoma screening

On Monday, July 21, Tidioute Senior Center will host a glaucoma screening at 11 a.m.

For more information please call the Senior Center at 484-3020.

Produce Express

Food Distribution

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania will hold a Produce Express Food Distribution for residents of the Tidioute Area who are in need of food assistance on Saturday, starting at 10 a.m.

The Produce Express will be held at the Tidioute Firehall, 228 Main Street.

There is no pre sign-up and participation in the food distribution is Free.

Food will be dispersed on a first come, first served basis.

The only food bank in Northwest Pennsylvania, Second Harvest is the major supplier of food to a network of 285 member charitable agencies that obtain products from the warehouse and distribute them to individuals and families facing hard times in 11 counties. Their member agencies include food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, Kids Cafes, weekend BackPack Programs and other nonprofit organizations. Last year, Second Harvest distributed nearly 12 million pounds of food to member agencies, which in turn provided food to 72,600 unduplicated recipients.

Deerfield Township

Deerfield Township supervisors met on Monday, July 7, for a special meeting to appoint a new supervisor, serving Deerfield Township as a Supervisor will be Ed Donahue.

Also, John Williams will be serving as Emergency Management Coordinator.

Watson Grange

The quarterly birthday dinner honoring John Hollabaugh, Matt Irons, James and Robin Piehuta was held prior to the regular meeting of Watson Grange that was presided over by Master Bob Hollabaugh.

Legislative Chairperson, John Hollabaugh asked members to contact their Legislators concerning tax exemption for Grange Halls.

Youth Chairpersons, Matt and Miranda Irons reported on PA State Grange Youth Camp where they both served as workshop leaders.

Deaf and Community Service Chairman, Deanna Hollabaugh said that Black Wood Legacy will be preforming at Tidioute First United Methodist Church on Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m.

Plans are being made for a Grange Exhibit at the Warren County Fair as well as for a float in the Fishing Tournament Parade in September.

Up coming events include: Junior Grange Meeting on Tuesday, July 22 at 6:30 p.m. Any children ages 5to 14 are invited to attend at the Watson Grange Hall.

Members are working on crafts to be judged at the Warren County Fair.

Regular Watson Grange meeting will be on Thursday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m. with Ice Cream for refreshments since July is National Ice Cream Month.

On Saturday, July 26 at 1 p.m. there will be an Auction at the Pomona Grange on Warren County Fair Grounds.

Monday, July 28 at 9 a.m. will be Pie Day at Pomona.

Monday, July 28 will be final craft night at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Alice Weaver.

Aug. 4-9 will be the Warren County Fair with the Pomona Grange kitchen open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Saturday, August 16 will be an Auction at Pomona Grange at 1 p.m.

Quarterly Pomona Grange meeting will be on Saturday, August 23 for election of officers and lunch served by Watson Grange members.

Dinner and

USO Dance

St John’s Ladies Guild will be holding a dinner and a USO Dance on Saturday, Aug. 2, after the WWII Reenactment in Tidioute at St John Center.

A meatloaf dinner will be served from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The Dance will start from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Cost will be $10 for dinner per person which will include entry to the dance.

Tickets for the dance only will be $5 per person. If you come in uniform or period clothing, the cost of the dance will be $3 per person.

Advance reservations to the dinner can be made by calling Fran O’Hosky at 814-484-7157.

Come for an afternoon and evening of good food and dancing at the Center.

Vacation Bible School

Tidioute First United Methodist Church will be hosting the Community Vacation Bible School on August 11 to August 15, 2014.

This will be an evening event.

For more information and times please contact Mary Huntington at 484-7766 or Pastor Keith at 484-7721.

The theme this year is “Kingdom Chronicles”

Blackwood Legacy Gospel

Like Southern Gospel music? The Tidioute First Methodist Church will host the “Blackwood Legacy ” Gospel group. They will be preforming on Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m.

Cost is free and is open to the public, a good will offering will be taken.

More information in weeks to come.

Back to school items

Tidioute First United Methodist Church will once again be collecting back to school items that are needed at Tidioute Community Charter School.

Boxes will be located throughout the Tidioute Community or you can drop them off at he church when the yellow sign is out.

Items include: crayons, pencils pencil boxes, Kleenex, Clorox wipes, germ-X, Zip-lock bags (gallon, sandwich and snack size), glue sticks, pink erasers, colored pencils, pencil sharpeners, markers, scissors, pocket folders, lined paper, pens, notebooks, 3 ring binders, highlighters, and pencil pouches.

Location of Boxes will be published later.

Troop boxes

Tidioute Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8803 is once again getting ready to send out Troop Boxes to any Military Service Personnel serving out side the United States.

Send addresses to Doris Svitek, P. O. Box 105, Tidioute, PA 16351 or call her at 814-484-7218

Mass schedule change

On Saturday, Aug. 2, there will be no 4:30 p.m. Mass at St John Church in Tidioute.

However, there will be 6:30 p.m. Mass at St Anthony Church in Tionesta.

Sunday, August 3 there will be Mass at 9 a.m. at St Anthony in Tionesta and 11 a.m. Mass at St John Church in Tidioute.

Reading Program

Tidioute Library’s Summer Reading Program is well under way and those ages 2 to 16 can still stop in the library to sign up.

More information and registration forms can be picked up at the library Monday and Wednesday 12 to 7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Borough Council

Tidioute Borough Council met Monday night at the borough office.

Police Chief, Steve Vincent reported traveling 1133 miles, investigated 51 incidents, and reported 10 charges being filed.

The minutes from the previous meeting were accepted and the treasurers report was also accepted and permission was granted to pay the bills for June.

The fence at the Sewer Plant will be replace in the near future, as monies have been received from the drivers insurance company.

The Johnson Street project will go out for rebid and additional paving projects are being considered to be done at the same time as Johnson St.

McCauley Hill road project is still work in progress with new avenues to check into for fixing the road.

Through a new program at the Warren County Jail, several inmates were in Tidioute fixing and cleaning up the Sports Court, mowing the boat launch, painting the Gazebo in Picture Show Park, and touched up the Gazebo at Tidioute Towers. These inmates did an excellent job, their work was greatly appreciated and saved the borough several hours of labor. There are more projects council and borough management would like to have completed. Walt will contact those in charge of the program and set up some more projects.

Several properties that are in seriously bad shape were discussed, property committee members will meet and action will be taken to place such properties on the blighted property list.

Just a reminder that there is a speed limit on Buckingham Street of 25 miles per hour beginning at the bridge and continuing to Main Street, also the speed limit on Main St from Elm Street to just before McCauley Hill Road in only 35 miles per hour. Please take note to the signs posted within the borough limits and be aware of the areas where children are at play, there are signs posted. School Zones are also posted and all must observe these speed zones.

Work on the Borough Office building was completed via Regional Main Street Restoration Grant through Warren County EOC.

Up Coming Events:

19 Produce Express at firehall 10 a.m.

22 Watson Junior Grange 6:30 p.m.

24 Watson Grange 6:30 p.m.