Monday’s high, 79; Overnight low, 67; .31” rain





Motorcylist killed in collision with deer in Potter County…Port Allegany driver unhurt in roll over….Genesee man accused of violating dog law….Burglars steal money from Genesee Township safe and collectible coins….Eldred man arrested for DUI after traffic stop….Theft of bank funds probed by state police at Lewis Run….Another fake unemployment claim investigated 

Potter County

A South Bend Indiana motorcyclist was killed Saturday evening when he was thrown off his Ducati Supersport after it collided with a deer on Route 6 in Pike Township, Potter County. Anthony Leach, 62, was going east when his bike hit a deer.

A burglary at a Genesee home last Thursday between 6:30p and 11:46pm remains under investigation by state police at Coudersport. During that brief period of time, burglars broke into the home of a Genesee couple and stole a large sum of currency and two collectible coins from a safe.

State police at Coudersport are investigating a burglary occurring on West Branch Road in West Branch Township last Tuesday. No forced entry was gained but a trail camera caught the picture of the thief and the investigation is continuing.

Troopers at Coudersport cited 43 year old Joshua Levin of Genesee for failing to keep his dog restrained Saturday afternoon on the Gold Road. The victim was identified as 39 year old Kim Decker.

McKean County

A Port Allegany man was injured in a roll over Saturday evening in Keating Township, McKean County. Troopers at Lewis Run say Michael Carinci was going north on Route 155 when his Ford F-150XLT went off the road a left hand curve, traveled up an embankment and rolled over before stopping. 


James Jones, 35 of Port Allegany has been cited for disorderly conduct. According to state police at Lewis Run contraband was taken into the McKean County Jail at around 2:00 am August 9. No further information was released.

A criminal mischief taking place last Tuesday on Big Shanty Road in Lafayette Township is being investigated by state police.

DUI charges are being filed against a 32 year old Eldred man car was pulled over on the Prentisvale Road in Eldred Township last Friday night. Police claim the suspect, whose name was not released, was driving his 2011 Chrysler under the influence of a combination of drugs and alcohol.

DUI charges are also being filed against a 49 year old Bradford man who was stopped by state police on Route 321 last Wednesday night. Troopers claim the suspect, whose name was not released, had been driving his Dodge Ram under the influence of alcohol.

A 64 year old Kane man told troopers at Lewis Run, that someone removed funds from his bank account on August 5 without his permission.

Another fake unemployment compensation claim is being investigated by state police at Lewis Run. Someone used personal information belonging to a 66 year old Port Allegany man to file a bogus claim last Thursday.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced a start date of Thursday, August 19, for a resurfacing project along Route 219 near Lantz Corners in McKean County. The project will improve the ride quality and extend the life of four miles of roadway in Hamlin and Lafayette townships.

Traffic will be restricted to a single lane starting Thursday, with flaggers in the roadway enforcing an alternating traffic pattern that will see drivers take turns passing through the open lane.

Overall work consists of resurfacing, pavement marking and miscellaneous construction. IA Construction Corporation of Franklin, PA, is the contractor on this $1.9 million project. PennDOT anticipates completion by mid-October. All work is weather and schedule dependent.

Motorists are encouraged to “Know Before They Go” by checking conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that between 12:00 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 14 and Monday, Aug. 16, there were 5,951 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,251,965.


ELK 1603

McKEAN 2962


TIOGA 2637



There are 1,115 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 301 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.

The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients continues to increase again. Statewide percent positivity for the week of Aug 6 – Aug. 12 stood at 6.0%–up from the week before.

Between 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13 and Sunday, Aug. 15, there were 9 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 27,966 deaths attributed to COVID-19. County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.

According to the CDC, as of Sunday, Aug. 15, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.

According to the CDC, as of Sunday, Aug. 15, 64.3% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.




Vaccine providers have administered 11,899,922 total vaccine doses as of Monday, Aug. 16.

5,826,058 people are fully vaccinated; with 52,551 vaccinations administered yesterday and a seven-day moving average of more than 14,900 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 while  in an area of substantial or high transmission.

In licensed nursing and personal care homes, there have been a total of 72,772 resident cases of COVID-19 to date, and 15,750 cases among employees, for a total of 88,522 at 1,603 distinct facilities in all 67 counties.

Approximately 29,720 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.


William N. “Bill” MOYER, 80, of Genesee, PA, died Thursday, August 12, 2021 in Williamsport Hospital.  Born May 8, 1941, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, he was the son of Emma Negron and Guillermo Moya, Jr.  On June 26, 1980, in Cheltenham, he married the former Susan Okoorian, who survives.  Growing up in New York City, Bill was a graduate of the High School of Fashion Industries and he earned an associate’s degree from the City College of New York.  He was employed as a salesman by Kleiser Ford and Wellsville Ford in Wellsville, NY.  Bill was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Genesee, Trout Unlimited, the NRA, Hornellsville Masonic Lodge #44 in Hornell, NY, and the Valley of Corning.  He was passionate about Pennsylvania’s waterways and beautiful wilderness landscapes.  He especially loved fly fishing and spent many hours doing so.  A voracious reader and history scholar in his own right, he traveled the Northeast in pursuit of original historical texts and documents for decades.  He was the commander of the 18th Century Battle reenactment group, Robert’s Company of Riflemen which participated in numerous reenactments, rendezvous and bicentennial celebrations including Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware.  Surviving besides his wife, Susan, are:  three children, Lillian (Daniel) Cowburn of Coudersport, Jennifer (Greg) Watson of Trumansburg, NY, and B. William Moyer of Denver, CO;  four grandchildren;  three great-grandchildren;  sisters-in-law, Claire (Scot) Miller of Genesee and Joann Hale of Doylestown;  nieces and nephews.  Friends may call at Sacred Heart Church, Genesee, on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM, with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 11:00 AM.  The Rev. Joseph V. Dougherty will be the Celebrant.  Following the service, everyone attending is invited to join the family for light refreshments in the parish hall next door to the church.  Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Kinney.  Memorials may be made to Cole Foundation, Attn: Hospice, 1001 E. Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915.  Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at