Region’s jobless rate improves….Crime Stoppers called to help solve a McKean County burglary…Two DUI suspects arrested in Cameron County…..More than 6.5 million Pennsylvanians vaccinated…. https://soundcloud.com/gerri-miller-611294886/black-forest-broadcasting-podcast-december
Tueday’s high, 34, Overnight low, 32; 1.25” of snow
WED-RAIN, HIGH 38
WED NIGHT-RAIN, LOW 36
THU-RAIN & WIND, HIGH 47
THU NIGHT-LOW 34
FRI-RAIN, OR MOSTLY CLOUDY, HIGH 39
FRI NIGHT-MIXED PRECIPITATION, LOW 33
The region’s unemployment picture improved between September and October improved according to the state Department of Labor and Industry. Potter County saw a decrease from 6.3 to 5.8%; McKean County realized an improvement from 6.3 to 5.8%; Cameron County’s rate went down from 7.4 to 6.6%. Tioga and Elk Counties had identical results. We don’t know if it was a typographical error or actual figures. The two counties reportedly dropped from 6.4 to 5.9%. Chester County had the best rate at 3.4% which was down from 3.7% and Fayette County had the worst rate at 7.5 but improved from 8.3%. Pennsylvania’s overall jobless rate for the period was 6.0% while the national figure was 4.6%, both down two tenths of a point.
Pennsylvania State Police Troop C – Lewis Run Barracks has enlisted the help of Pennsylvania Crimestoppers in finding a burglary who stole money from the Get Away Motel, 2952 Route 219, Hamlin Township, McKean County on Friday November 26, 2021. The suspect broke into the office and removed $100 from the cash register. He was wearing a light colored “hoodie”. His image was captured by surveillance video however no characteristics have been released. Anyone having information on this incident or if you can identify the suspect is asked to anonymously contact the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477) or online at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=107 All callers to Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD for information that leads to an arrest, the solving of a crime/cold case or the location of a wanted person/fugitive or missing person.
Troopers at Emporium have not released the names of two recent DUI suspects. A 44 year old Emporium man was arrested last Wednesday night when state police responded to a call at 3764 Rich Valley Road at around 11:30p and found the suspect inside his 2013 Jeep with the engine running, parked on the lawn of a neighboring residence. Authorities claim he was intoxicated when he drove to the scene. A 29 year old St. Marys woman is also facing DUI charges. Her 2008 Ford Explorer was pulled over on Route 120 in Shippen Township early last Saturday morning.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of 11:59 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, there were 5,766 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide cumulative total cases to 1,736,920.
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Currently, there are 3,734 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 836 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.
The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients is increasing.
Statewide percent positivity for the week of Nov. 19 – Nov. 25 stood at 12.1%.
As of 11:59 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, there 113 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry and reported for a cumulative total of 33,421 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 Monday, Nov. 29, 69.2% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.
Vaccine providers have administered 15,356,253 total vaccine doses, including 1,523,621 additional doses (which includes additional shots for immunocompromised individuals and booster shots).
169,661 total pediatric vaccines doses (ages 5-11) have been administered.
6,623,497 people are fully vaccinated; with 49,972 vaccinations administered since yesterday and a seven-day moving average of more than 38,700 people per day receiving vaccinations.
In licensed nursing and personal care homes, there have been a total of 68,183 resident cases of COVID-19 to date, and 50,181 cases among employees, for a total of 118,364 at 1,670 distinct facilities in all 67 counties.