Motorcyclist killed in Tioga County crash….Port Allegany man arrested for physical harassment….both people involved in argument Sunday in Roulette charged…state positivity rate continues to go up…..







A Coal Township motorcyclist died Monday night in a crash on Main Street in Delmar Township, Tioga County. According to troopers at the Mansfield barracks, 44 year old Joshua Brought was operating his Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glide while under the influence alcohol and controlled substances when it went off the road while negotiating a left curve and traveled into a ditch. The Bike re-entered the highway and slid into the guard rail throwing Brought into the guard rail. Brought was  pronounced dead at the scene by A Tioga County Deputy Coroner. His passenger 39 year old Nicole Hood of Shamokin was flown from the scene to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

State police at Lewis Run have arrested a 50 year old Port Allegany man for physical harassment for an incident allegedly taking place Saturday afternoon on South Main Street in that town. Police claim the suspect, whose name was not released, committed the crime against a 47 year old Port Allegany man.

A St. Marys woman escaped injury Saturday evening in a car/deer collision of Route 6 in Hamilton Township, McKean County. According to state police, Jessica Hearst was going east when the whitetail entered the road in front of her Chevrolet HHR. Hearst could not avoid impact and the car sustained disabling damage.

DUI charges are being filed against a 25 year old Olean, man by state police at Lewis Run. Troopers claim when they stopped the suspect’s 2017 Dodge Ram for a traffic violation on Route 446 in Eldred Township early Saturday morning. He was taken to Bradford Regional Center for blood work.

Both people involved in argument Sunday evening in Roulette Township have been arrested for physical harassment. State police at Coudersport say the charges were filed after they responded to a domestic violence call at a home on Route 6 near Burtville Sunday evening.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of 12:00 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 10, there were 2,076 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,240,032.


ELK 1600

McKEAN 2949


TIOGA 2624



There are 847 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 204 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19. More data is available here.

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

Statewide percent positivity for the week of July 30 – August 5 stood at 5.4%–up from the previous week.

As of 11:59 p.m. Monday, Aug. 9, there were 11 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 27,914 deaths attributed to COVID-

According to the CDC, as of Monday, Aug. 9, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.

According to the CDC, as of Monday, Aug. 9, 63.8% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.

Pennsylvania’s vaccine dashboard was updated on Friday, July 9 to more accurately reflect the number of people who are partially and fully vaccinated in each county outside of Philadelphia, along with demographics of those receiving vaccineVaccine providers have administered 11,786,883 total vaccine doses as of Tuesday, Aug. 10.

5,776,144 people are fully vaccinated; with 15,527 vaccinations administered yesterday and a seven-day moving average of more than 14,300 people per day receiving vaccinations.

The department continues to urge Pennsylvanians to follow CDC guidance for wearing a mask where required by law, rule and regulations, including healthcare, local business and workplace guidance. For the protection of themselves and others, individuals who have not yet been vaccinated or are partially vaccinated are still encouraged to wear a mask when in public. CDC also recommends all individuals wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.

In licensed nursing and personal care homes, there have been a total of 72,584 resident cases of COVID-19 to date, and 15,693 cases among employees, for a total of 88,277 at 1,604 distinct facilities in all 67 counties

Approximately 29,548 of total cases have been 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.



LOST’ Harley Davidson key Fob between Coryville and Smethport Borough in Keating Township, McKean County Saturday evening, August 7, 2021. If found, please take the fob to the Lewis Run state police barracks.