News from Tidioute...

Far-fetched Dock diving dog trains for National Championship

Walt Stover and his dog Millie from Tidioute, PA are headed to National Championship in Orlando, Florida.  See full article by clicking the link below.

https://www.timesobserver.com/news/local-news/2020/01/far-fetched/

 

Not that kind of belt

With her family ‘into arts and music,’ Lauren Timco focuses on ‘joint locks, choke holds, ... submissions’

Read the full article on Tidioute native Lauren Timco by clicking the link below.  

https://www.timesobserver.com/news/community/2019/12/not-that-kind-of-belt/

Group Image of students and teachers aid during Conservation Day 2019

Conservation Day 2021

Conservation Day was a huge success once again this year with a large number of participants on hand to make light work of many projects.  Students and Teachers from the Tidioute Community Charter School joined forces with the Tidioute Borough and community volunteers to participate in this annual event known as Conservation Day.  Students lend a helping hand in "sprucing up the town" while learning about conservation through community service. We would like to thank everyone for their hard work.  Our town looks great and the improvements can be enjoyed by all.  A special thank you to the 9th - 12th-grade students of TCCS, Ms. Kelly McKean for organizing this event, and to Mrs. Deloris Timco for her flower and design expertise.       

Warren County author pens book with references of Tidioute.

Warren County resident and author Judy Sharer, has written a sweet historical romance titled, Settler's Life, hold on to your dreams.  The book  is the first in a family saga series titled, A Plains Life.  Book one follows a family from Tidioute, Pennsylvania in 1854.  For more information read the press relaese below or visit https://judysharer.com  The book is now available on Amazon in paperback.   Author Judy Sharer, will hold a book signing at the Tidioute Public Library October 3, 2018 from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with a reading at 5:30 pm.   

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TIDIOUTE MAKES FRONT PAGE OF THE WARREN TIMES OBSERVER

NEWS OF OUR REENACTMENT HAS TRAVLED ACROSS THE OCEAN!

Tidioute's reenactment made front page news again on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 when an article was printed entitled "WISH LIST" after Tidioute was host to three visitors from Remagen, Germany.  Our new found friends stopped in to the Borough Office wanting to meet the people who put on this great event.  Read the full article below:

http://www.timesobserver.com/page/content.detail/id/597458/Couple-from-Germany-among-visitors-to-Tidioute-to-see-where-Remagen-reenactment-took-place.html 

Local Inventor showcased in Farm Show Magazine. 

Local resident and inventor Carmen Fedele was recently showcased in the following article published in Farm Show magazine. 

 

Simple Invention Turned Into 80,000 Sales

Carmen Fedele, Sr. worked in a truck maintenance shop back in the mid 1990's keeping a fleet of trucks in good repair, which often required repairing or replacing wheel seals.  "Back then we didn't have a tool other than a sledge and pry bar to knock the seal out," Fedele says.  "Eventuallythe seal came out, but it was difficult and the bearing could easily be damaged."

 

One evening Fedele went home and started thinking there had to be a better way.  "I had a couple pieces of 1/2 by 1-in. scrap metal in my shop and I used a hacksaw to cut a piece about 4 in. long, sharpened one edge and bent it slightly so it would hook behind the seal."  Fedele then welded a metal bar perpendicular to the hook for a handle.  He tried the puller on a few seals the next day and it worked exactly as he thought it would.

 

Fedele's invention was so simple and effective that he had the idea patented in 1995.  In 2 years he made more than 1,500 in his shop and sold them himself.  "I had a band saw set up with jigs to cut the parts, and I bought the handles 100 at a time," Fedele says.

 

Fedele eventually sold the manufacturing rights to a company that's now owned by SKF Tools.  "They still make the tool nearly 20 years later the same way I designed it," says Fedele.  "The tool works on most tractor, truck, dolly or trailer wheel seals.  I guess the idea was a good one, because about 80,000 have been sold over the years."                Source: FARM SHOW MAGIZINE

 

Contact:  FARM SHOW Followup, Carman Fedele, Sr., 1 Main Street, Tidioute, PA  16351 (ph 814-730-9377).

Easy Ways to Help Save the Bees

Bees play a vital role in our everyday lives.  Here are a few ways to help save them from becoming extinct.

  • Plant bee-friendly flowers and flowering herbs in your garden.
  • Choose native plants in a variety of shapes and colors to encourage diversity.
  • Don't stress over clover and dandelions in your yard, which is a haven for honeybees.
  • Limit the use of pesticides, especially while plants are in bloom.
  • Purchase local organic honey to support area beekeepers

 

Our School Is Growing!

For quite some time now our award-winning Tidioute Community Charter School has been growing by leaps and bounds.  Previous projects included the addition of a new music room and the acquisition of the large Victorian home adjacent to the school.  The school continues to progress and expand with a larger improved parking lot and circular driveway, and the construction of a pavilion on the playground.  

 

Another great success story is the FREE lunch program which provides each and every child with breakfast and lunch at no cost!  That's right, FREE to every student regardless of status!   We are TCCS proud!  Go Bulldogs!

 

Visit the school website to learn more at www.tidioutecharter.com

 

Curfew 

Parents, please be aware Tidioute Borough has a curfew ordinance for anyone under the age of 18 years of age.  Curfew times are as follows: 11:00 pm Sunday - Thursday and midnight on Friday and Saturday.   Ordinances are available for public view during regular office hours.  

 

Tidioute on the cover of "Remember When"

A photo of Tidioute made the cover of a booklet entitled "Remember When" which was included with the August 31st, publication of the Warren Times Observer.  The photo shows the Cholcolate Shop on main Street in Tidioute, PA  Owners: Joe and Thelma Sabella (1959-1969).  The Chocolate Shop was the original "convenience store" along with a lunch menu and became a local hangout for Tidioute teens, complete with pinball machines and juke box playing those great songs from the 60's.  Up the street were the Mansfield Bar & Cafe and Christy's Market which of course is now known as Evan's Market. 

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