Wilcox man accused of assaulting woman during argument….NY state woman and passenger hurt in Tioga County collision…Police probe two break-ins at Tioga County antique shop….Game Commission reminds hunters it’s time to report turkey harvest….More than 10.9 million vaccinations eadministerd in PA….. https://soundcloud.com/user-159792485/black-forest-broadcasstingcom

Wedneday’s high, 83; Overnight low, 61; .15 “ of rain

THU-AM mix then scattered showers, high 82

THU NIGHT-partly cloudy, low 67

FRI-scattrered showers high 75

FRI NIGHT-partly clear, low 60

SAT-showers & thunderstorms all day, hihg75

SAT NIGHT-mostly cloudy, low 59

A Wilcox resident has been arrested for physical harassment. State plice at Ridgway claim 28 yearold Dylan Brown assaulted 28 year old Ngun Par during an argument Tuesay afternoon.

Injuries were reported for a Katonah, NY woman and her pasenter after a rear-end Saturday afternoon in  Shippen Township, Tioga County. According to state police at Mansfield the collision occurred when Michelle Croen failed to slow down or stop for a Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Sarah Cochenour of Wellsboro which had slowed down for a vehicle ahead turning onto the Colton Road.  Police claim Croen was speeding at the time. She and her passenger, Dean Devin of Andover, NY were taken to UPMC Wellsboro for treatment of unknown injuries. Cochenour and her passengers, two girls ages 9 & 5 who were in child safety seats were not hurt.

The theft of some antiques from a shop on W. Hill Road in Putnam Township, Tioga County is being investigated by state police at Mansfield. Sometime since May 27, thieves took an old Colonial Inn Astray with Elmer and Dorsey Jones stamp on it, a bar style whiskey lamp, Civil War era pictures, old glass ornaments made in Wellsboro,  and an old yellow guitar with a couple of strings missing. The items valued at $102.00 belonged to the shop owner, 93 year old Grover Cleveland of Covington. Then last weekend, someone stole a “posted” sign from the store and broke a window causing $20 in damage.

– With Pennsylvania’s spring turkey season now ended, the Game Commission is reminding hunters to report their 2021 turkey harvests.

In addition to harvests, all hunters with special spring turkey licenses – the tags that allow for the harvest of a second gobbler – are required to submit reports. Special spring turkey license holders must submit reports regardless of whether they harvested a second turkey.

There are three ways to report:

Go to www.pgc.pa.gov and click the “Report a Harvest” button near the top of the home page. Then click the HuntFishPA link to be directed to the reporting website. Or go directly to https://huntfish.pa.gov, log in and follow the appropriate instructions.

Call 1-800-838-4431. This is a new number that was activated in January when a new hunting and fishing licensing system was put in place.

Complete and mail one of the postage-paid report cards provided with the Hunting & Trapping Digest.

In all cases, it is helpful to have your license in front of you, as well as the tag you used in the field after harvesting the bird, with information such as beard and spur lengths.

The deadline to report online or by phone is June 13. Postcards received through June 21 will be accepted by mail.

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., June 9, there were 496 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,206,935.


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There are 710 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 175 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19. Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older.


The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients per day continues to drop, after peaking at 2,661 patients which is slightly below what it was at the height of the spring 2020 peak of 2,751 patients on May 3, 2020

Statewide percent positivity for the week of May 28 – June 3 stood at 2.9% down from the previous week.

As of 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, there were 22 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 27,417 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

According to the CDC, as of Wednesday morning, June 9, Pennsylvania has administered first doses of vaccine to 59.8% of its entire population, and the state ranks 9th among all 50 states for first doses administered by percentage of population.

According to the CDC, as of Wednesday morning, June 9, 56.3% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated while 72.5% have received their first dose.

According to the CDC, as of Wednesday morning, June 9 Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses admimistered.

Vaccine providers have administered 10,967,544 total vaccine doses as of Wednesday, June 9.

Fully vaccinated people may choose not to wear a mask indoors or outdoors unless the business or organization requires it, following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

In licensed nursing and personal care homes, there are 71,857 resident cases of COVID-19, and 15,457 cases among employees, for a total of 87,314 at 1,593 distinct facilities in all 67 counties

Approximately 28,851 of the  total cases are among health care workers.

All Pennsylvanians age 12 and older are eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine. Use Vaccine Finder to find a COVID-19 vaccine provider near you.

A commonwealth COVID-19 vaccination guide explains the current process for getting one. Pennsylvanians with questions about the vaccination process can call the Department of Health hotline at 1-877-724-3258.