Tidioute Area News in Brief

Senior Center Menu

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, vegetables, dessert and beverages.

Monday, Aug. 4 will be cook’s choice.

Tuesday, Aug. 5 will be shepherd’s pie, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, Aug.7 will be stuffed peppers/stuffed cabbage (your choice), mashed potatoes, dessert and beverages.

Call the center at 484-3020 to sign up for lunch or to ride the TWAC bus.

White Sheets

Tidioute Borough office is offering free white sheets for those who would like to hang them from a window for Saturday, Aug.3 for the World War II reenactment.

White sheets were used to declare their surrender during the war, and indicate peace. These should be all white, no designs.

Committee members are urging residents to participate in this portion of the reenactment.

The borough office is offering these for free on a first come first serve basis.

Clean Up/Spruce Up

Members of the Reenactment Committee and the borough office are asking that residents to mow their grass, weed, and really fix up their yards especially along Main Street for the WWII reenactment that is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 2 at 3 p.m.

VBS Meeting

Anyone who would like to help with Vacation Bible School that will be held at the First United Methodist Church is invited to the meeting on Tuesday, July 29 at 7 p.m. at the church.

Those who would like to help but cannot attend this meeting should call Mary Huntington at 484-7766.

Vacation Bible School

Save the date: The Tidioute First United Methodist Church will be hosting the Community Vacation Bible School on Aug. 11-15.

This will be an evening event.

“Kingdom Chronicles” will be the theme this year. All youth in the community are welcome to join in the fun and experience.

New Pastor

On June 15, the congregation at Tidioute Baptist Church extended the right hand of fellowship to its new pastor, Drew Taylor.

Pastor Drew was educated at Baptist Bible College in Clarks Summit, Pa., where he received a B.S. in Bible in 2010. He was recently ordained this past May.

Pastor Drew resides in Tidioute with his wife, Jordan, and his newborn son, Isaiah.

Pastor Drew Taylor emphasizes a proper exposition of the Word of God in his preaching during the Sunday services. He desires that the gospel, salvation comes from believing in the death of Jesus Christ for the remission of sin, be heard at every service.

Be sure to welcome the Taylor family to our community.

No Mass

There will be no 4:30 p.m. Mass on Saturday, Aug. 2 at Saint John Church, Tidioute.

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

Meatloaf Dinner

Saint John Church Women’s Guild is hosting a meatloaf dinner on Saturday, Aug. 2 following the WWII reenactment.

Dinner will be served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and will include meatloaf, potatoes, green beans and dessert.

Cost is $10 per person and will include entry to the dance that will follow at 7 p.m. and end at 10 p.m.

Advanced dinner reservations can be made by calling Fran O’Hosky at 484-7157.

Dinner will be at Saint John Center, 25 First St., Tidioute.

USO Dance

Saint John Ladies Guild will be hosting a USO Dance on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 7 to 10 p.m.

Tickets to the dance are $5 per person. However, if you attend the dinner the dance is free.

If you wear period clothing or are in uniform admission to the dance is $3 per person.

The dance will be at the Saint John Center, 25 First St., Tidioute.

6th Annual

WWII Reenactment

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Aug.2 as this is when Tidioute will once again host the WWII reenactment.

Come and see the “Battle of the Bridge at Remagen.” The German Ludendorff Bridge was the only bridge on the Rhine River captured by American forces during WWII. Watch as U.S. soldiers attack the town of Remagen, and capture the famous bridge after its failed destruction by German engineers.

This event is being hosted by the 99th Infantry Division Historical Society (Battlebabies), Tidioute Borough, Limestone Township, Tidioute VFW Post 8803 and Servicemen’s Home Corporation.

Their encampment will be located in Limestone Township ballfields on Route 62 just south of the Tidioute Bridge and is open to the public. Visitors are welcome and encouraged as there will be WWII memorabilia for sale and on display along with American and German uniforms, equipment and vehicles. The best time to visit the encampment are on Friday from noon until sunset and on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. You may also visit www.remagenbridge.com for further information and photos of past events.

Media Day will be held on Friday from 10 a.m. to noon for interviews and photo opportunities.

A special viewing area will set up at the intersection of King St. and Buckingham St. for all veterans.

Tidioute Bridge will be closed to vehicle and foot traffic from 2 pm. until 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 to 4 p.m. Plan for delays and drive carefully as Route 62 will be congested.

For everyone’s safety, spectators are asked to remain outside the roped areas during the reenactment and to follow instructions of fire police and reenactment volunteers.

Viewing areas will be available on both sides of the river and limited nearby parking.

Support our local businesses and experience all that Tidioute has to offer.

Produce Express

Tidioute residents will have an opportunity to attend the Produce Express, which is supplied by Second Harvest, on Saturday, Aug. 9 at 10 a.m. at the Tidioute Firehall.

Bring a couple of boxes with you or a laundry basket to carry your food in.

This program is on a first come, first serve basis.

Back To School


Tidioute First United Methodist Church is once again collecting back to school items for the Tidioute Community Charter School.

There boxes are located at Evan’s Market, Tidioute Public Library, Buccardo’s Restaurant, Tidioute Trading Post, Northwest Savings Bank’s Tidioute Branch, or you can leave then at the Methodist Church when the yellow sign is out.

Items needed include: crayons, pencils, pens, pencil boxes, Kleenex, Clorox wipes, germ-X, glue sticks, pink erasers, colored pencils, markers, scissors, lined paper, note books, three-ring binders, and Highlighters.

Ladies Victorian

Tea Luncheon

Tidioute Presbyterian Church will be hosting a Ladies Victorian Tea Luncheon on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, 196 Main St.

Entertainment will be the Conewango Clippers Barbershoppers.

For tickets, contact Jane McManigle at 484-3296 or Barb Downey at 589-7508.

Let’s Go Fishing

Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament Parade Committee has a theme of “Let’s Go Fishing” for this year’s parade on Saturday, Sept. 27. Registration and line-up is at 10 a.m.; parade starts at 1 p.m. sharp, rain or shine.

Food Commodity

Salvation Army Food Commodity will be on Monday, July 28 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Tidioute Towers.

Those who have not signed up and would like to receive the food should call Russell Glenn at 484-1234 to get registered or for more information.

Tidioute Senior Center

Members of the Tidioute Senior Center had the opportunity to hear information on final expenses from Charles and Natasha Drinkard of Lincoln Heritage Insurance.

Those who stayed for the program included Jim Bees, Jane Downey, Evelyn Buser, Sue Lester, Martha Walters, Linda Scott, Pat Sveda and Randy Knight.

On Friday, July 18 several members of the Tidioute Senior Center traveled to Endeavor Senior Center for a picnic lunch, they all played Bingo games, corn hole, table shuffle board, and other games and had an extraordinary lunch that had everything you could image for a picnic. Members from Marienville Senior Center also attended. There were 63 all together from the three centers.

On Monday, Aug. 21, Carole Brosius from the Sight Center (PA Association for the Blind) in Erie was present to do glaucoma screening and check for macular degeneration.

Members are collecting items for the Back to School Collection for the Tidioute Community Charter School in conjunction with the Tidioute First United Methodist Church.