Troopers at Mansfield are investigating recent thefts near Roaring Branch…..McKean County ID theft probed….Salamanca man arrested for harassing two Austin residents…Today is Municipal Election Day…PA positivity rate is decreasing……

Monday’s high, 53; Overnight low, 31

TUE-MOSTLY CLOUDY, CHANCE OF RAIN & SNOW MIX, HIGH 42

TUE NIGHT-PARTLY CLOUDY, LOW 35

WED-MOSTLY CLOUDY, THREAT OF MIX CONTINUES, HIGH 40

WED NIGHT-MOSTLY CLOUDY, LOW 30

THU-MOSTLY CLOUDY, 42

The theft of a catalytic convertor in Bloss Township, Tioga County, is being investigated by state police at Mansfield. Sometime between September 23 and October 11, thieves cut a hole in a chain link fence on Power Line Road owned by Kevlor  Operating of Wellsboro.  A catalytic convertor was stolen from a red 2011 Red Ford 250 but thieves were unsuccessful in stealing a second. Damage to the fence is estimated to be $1000.

State police at Mansfield are also investigating a string of thefts taking place last Tuesday night in Roaring Branch. Police believe the same person was responsible for the theft of a 2010 Toyocar Van Container trailer. A $500 reward is being prepared for information leading to the arrest of the thief. Troopers remind residents to keep their vehicles locked at all times.

Another ID theft is being investigated by state police at Lewis Run. A cyber thief used a 64 year old Kane man’s social security number to create a new bank account. The victim’s social security check was electronically deposited into the new bank account last Friday.

An 18 year old Wellsboro resident is being charged with DUI following a one-car crash on the night of October 16 on S. Main Street in Richmond Township. While investigating troopers allegedly discovered the driver of a 202 Honda was under the influence of a controlled substance. He was taken to UPMC Soldiers and Sailors for chemical testing.

A Mansfield woman has been arrested for physical harassment . State police claim Brooke Pannebaker harassed Brienna Crouch, 26, of Cortland, NY during an argument October 10 on Roseville Avenue.

Troopers at Coudersport have arrested 20 year old Ryan Olson of Salamanca, NY for harassment by communication last Wednesday. Police did not release details by report the victims are Austin residents Melinda Dunn, 21, and 29 year old Colton Smith.

A hit and run occurring Sunday afternoon in Jones Township, Elk County was investigated by state police at Ridgway. An unknown vehicle, while traveling south on sideswiped  a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado parked on Route 219 near Marvin Street and ripped off the driver’s side view mirror. The driver did not report the damage.

 

Today is Municipal Election Day in Pennsylvania. Polls are open until 8:00p and mail-in ballots must be at County Election Boards by 8:00 o’clock according to state law. Four candidates are competing for two seats on the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court. Republican Stacy Wallace is a Bradford resident and Republian J. Andrew “Drew” Compton of Cumberland County is currently serving on the court. Democrats David Spurgeon from Allegany County has been a Common Pleas Court judge since 2016. Lori Dumas is from Philadelphia and currently serves as an adjunct professor of At Duquense University’s School of law. Two candidates are competing for one seat on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Republican Kevin Brobson was born and raised in Lycoming County and now resides in Dauphin County. Democrat Maria McLaughlin grew up in the Overbrook section of West Philadelphia . In addition to selecting statewide judges, voters will be filling seats on local school boards, townships and boroughs. Some races are uncontested.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of 12:00 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 30, there were 7,480 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,564,939. DOH will share another two-day report tomorrow.

CAMERON-341

ELK-2231

McKEAN-4073

POTTER-1673

TIOGA-3508

ALLEGANY (NY)- 4933

CATTARAUGUS (NY) 8218

 

There are 2,754 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 653 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.

The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients continues to decrease.

Statewide percent positivity for the week of Oct. 22 – Oct. 28 decreased to 8.8%.

Between 11:59 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 and 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, there were 78 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 31,455 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

  • According to the CDC, as of Sunday, Oct. 31, 71.9% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.
  • Vaccine providers have administered 13,909,429 total vaccine doses, including 721,443 additional doses (which includes additional shots for immunocompromised individuals and booster shots), as of Monday, Nov. 1
  • 6,462,017 people are fully vaccinated; with 125,043 vaccinations administered since Friday and a seven-day moving average of more than 44,000 people per day receiving vaccinations.

 

In licensed nursing and personal care homes, there have been a total of 79,611 resident cases of COVID-19 to date, and 17,339 cases among employees, for a total of 96,950 at 1,645 distinct facilities in all 67

 

 

 

 

Beverly J. LOVETT, 83, of Canastota, NY, died Friday, October 29, 2021 in Oneida Hospital, Oneida, NY.  Born December 21, 1937, in Blossburg, PA, she was the daughter of Stuart Lamont and Betty Jane Chaffee Williamson.  On April 3, 1955, in Wellsboro, PA, she married Milford M. Lovett, who predeceased her on May 25, 2016.  Beverly is now reunited with the love of her life.  She was an adherent of the Seventh-day Adventist faith.  Surviving are:  a son, Milford Michael Lovett, Jr. of Parish, NY;  three daughters, Melody Akins of Madison, NY, Melissa Penny of Hamilton, NY, and Melinda Jayson of Canastota, NY;  13 grandchildren;  several great-grandchildren;  three brothers, Richard (Lena) Williamson of Mansfield, OH, Donald (Geraldine) Williamson of Oneida, NY, and Eldon Williamson of Germantown, WI;  nieces and nephews.  In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Sharon E. Jayson.  A graveside service will be held 1:00 PM, Thursday, November 4, 2021 in Mills Cemetery, Mills, PA.  Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfoust.com.

Stephen E. MARISA, 70, of Ulysses, PA, formerly of Galeton, died Sunday, October 31, 2021 in UPMC Williamsport.  Born June 6, 1951, in Johnstown, he was the son of Joseph C. Marisa and Adeline Pauline Cischini Marisa Weir.  On July 16, 2004, in Germania Station, he married the former Lana Marie Main, who survives.  A Vietnam Veteran, he served honorably with the U.S. Army from 1969 – 1970.  He was employed as a union carpenter for many years.  Steve was an avid hunter and fisherman.  Surviving besides his wife, Lana, are:  a daughter, Juliann (Derek) Michtich and her children, Owen Matthew, Eli James, and Kathryn Mary;  Lana’s children, Chad Shuemaker, Joshua Shuemaker, Lacy Nahum;  12 grandchildren;   three great-grandchildren;  three siblings, Valeria Golob, Gloria Altimore, and Leo Marisa;  nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by five siblings, Josephine Curie, Marie Austin, Louise Hubsch, Alvena Boucher, and Joseph Marisa.  Services will be private.  Memorials may be made to any Veteran service organization.  Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfoust.com.

 

November 2

The Niles Valley United Methodist Church in Tioga County will have a drive-through Turkey dinner from 11:30am to 7p. $10. Call 570.376.2407 to order.

November 3

The Jacobs Brothers will present a concert at 1:30p at the Mainsburg United Methodist Church. Light refreshments after the concert. Love offering.

 

November 4-6

The Westfield Methodist Center will have a fall rummage, bake and soup sale from 9-4:30 Thursday and Friday and 9a-2p Saturday. FMI: 570.439.3264. All proceeds will benefit the Cowanesque United Methodist Church.

November 6

The McNett Country Band will perform at the Tioga County Fairgrounds at 7:30. $8 per person.

 

November 4

Rep. Martin Causer is hosting a representative from the American Legion for area veterans at the Coudersport office: Thursday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Coudersport office is located at 107 S. Main St. Please call 814-274-9769 to schedule an appointment. Assistance is available with issues such as compensation, education, pension, health care and death benefits. Veterans need not be a member of the American Legion to participate.

November 6

A Veterans dinner will be served at the Smethport Fire Hall from 4-7p by donation. Local 4H groups fire department ladies are putting together a meatloaf dinner/Chinese auction to raise money for Veterans Day Fair week. This money is raised so any veteran who attends McKean County fair 2022 can eat a free meal . The dinner will be $8.00 a meal.  Veterans who attend this meal will eat for free .Menu: meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy , vegetable, roll, and a dessert.

November 6

The Kane Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Gun Bash will be held from 6-9p at the Fire Hall. Doors open at 5p; early bird raffle will be held at 6p. $10 donation includes dinner. Those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Need not be present to win.

November 3

The Shinglehouse United Methodist Church will have a Harvest Dinner and Baked Food Sale from 4-6:30p. Take-out or dine in. Free will offering. Menu: ham, turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, squash, Harvard beets, carrots, rolls, desserts and drinks.

November 7

The Nessmuk Rod and Gun Club is hosting a running deer shoot outdoors from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on rain or shine. The shoots will be at the club’s outdoor range at 4646 Route 287, 6.5 miles south of Wellsboro in Delmar Township. Club members and the public are invited to participate. (Also November 14) The shooter with the highest score in the last round of the day will win a frozen turkey. A special round for youth, 17 and under will also be The youth with the highest score will win a gift certificate from Cooper’s Sporting Goods in Mansfield. The running deer paper target is fixed to a four-foot by three-foot wooden frame that is mounted on wheels on a cable. The target is pulled along the cable from left to right at 100 yards from the shooting area. Only one shooter is allowed to be on the range per pass. Safety gear and eye and ear protection are required to participate. 



A sign-up will be held before each round of shooters.  The fee for youth 17 and under, and for adults, 18 and older, is $2 per pass with a limit of two shots per pass. The fee will be split with 50 percent going to the shooter with the highest score per round and the other 50 percent to the club.

For more information, call Ray Rowland at 1-607-857-4631.

November 14

The Nessmuk Rod and Gun Club is hosting a running deer shoot outdoors from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on rain or shine. The shoots will be at the club’s outdoor range at 4646 Route 287, 6.5 miles south of Wellsboro in Delmar Township. Club members and the public are invited to participate. The shooter with the highest score in the last round of the day will win a frozen turkey. A special round for youth, 17 and under will also be The youth with the highest score will win a gift certificate from Cooper’s Sporting Goods in Mansfield. The running deer paper target is fixed to a four-foot by three-foot wooden frame that is mounted on wheels on a cable. The target is pulled along the cable from left to right at 100 yards from the shooting area. Only one shooter is allowed to be on the range per pass. Safety gear and eye and ear protection are required to participate. 



A sign-up will be held before each round of shooters.  The fee for youth 17 and under, and for adults, 18 and older, is $2 per pass with a limit of two shots per pass. The fee will be split with 50 percent going to the shooter with the highest score per round and the other 50 percent to the club.

For more information, call Ray Rowland at 1-607-857-4631.

 

Photo by John Eaton

Yolie Canales (center, sitting) is pictured with authors, directors and actresses from the four monologues she is involved with as the director or as the actress. They include: Lydia James (left, sitting) and Jessie Thompson (right, sitting) and (standing from left), Anne Acker, Mary Ginn and Janet Gyekis. Not shown are Lynne Graham, Karin Knaus and Nicole Wilson.

November 5 -7

During “Woodpecker Lips”, the Hamilton-Gibson Women’s Project 2021 production, all 12 monologues will be performed six times in the Warehouse Theatre at 3 Central Avenue in Wellsboro. The six performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday 7. Tioga County women authored the 12 monologues, each about an individual Pennsylvania woman, with other women from the county directing the 12 actresses chosen for the roles. Tickets are $14 for adults and $6 for youth, 18 and under. Also available are FlexPasses for $60. No tickets will be sold at the door. Order tickets in advance at hgp.booktix.com or by calling the HG office at 570-724-2079 with credit card information.

Audience members are asked to wear masks. For more information, call the Hamilton-Gibson Productions office at 570-724-2079 or email hamgib@gmail.com.

The Smethport Fire Department will be serving <strong>breakfast </strong>from 8-11am at the fire hall.

November 18

The Red Cross will have a bloodmobile  from 12:30 to 5:30 at the Coudersport Consistory.

November 20

Galeton’s 40th annual Christmas Craft Bazaar will be held from 10a-3p at the Galeton Area School. Over 75 craftpersons. Lunch available. $2  admission.

November 24

Rep. Martin Causer is hosting a representative from the American Legion for area veterans virtually , from 9 a.m. to noon at. his  Kane office.

November 14

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 192, Coudersport, will be serving a Senior Citizens’ Thanksgiving Dinner from 11:30 until 3por the food runs out. Menu: Turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, corn, cranberry sauce, dinner roll, coffee, tea and assorted pies. Free to all senior citizens, 55 and older; 0-12, 13-54, $8.

November 10

Rep. Martin Causer is hosting a representative from the American Legion for area veterans virtually , from 9 a.m. to 1p at. his  Bradford office.The Bradford office is located at 78 Main St., first floor. Please call 814-362-4400 to schedule an appointment.

 

November  18

The Red Cross will have a bloodmobilefrom 12:30 to 5:30 at the Coudersport Consistory.

 

November 6

The annual Holiday Bazaar will be held at the Northern Potter Middle School, Ulysses, from 10a-2p. Chinese auction, lunch, bake sale, vendors.