PA Farm Show continues in Harrisburg. See story and schedule below.
Slippery roads are blamed for a couple of accidents Sunday night on the same stretch of road in Elk County….A Tioga PA driver was cited for speeding in connection to a one-car crash last week…..The Sheep to Shawl competition highlights today’s events at the state Farm Show….The Department of Health has updated Covid 19 information……
Tuesday’s high, 17; Overnight low, 10
WED-PARTLY CLOUDY, HIGH 34
WED NIGHT-PARTLY CLOUDY, HIGH 20
THU-MOSTLY CLOUDY, HIGH 34
THU NIGHT-OVERCAST, LOW 30
FRI-OVERCAST, SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLE, HIGH 29
FRI NIGHT-SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLE, LOW 17
Slippery roads are blamed for a couple of accidents Sunday evening on the Bennetts Valley Highway in Jay Township, Elk County. State police report Brodie Ferut of Weedville was going south when he drove his 2016 off the left side of the road to avoid vehicles and people standing near a jack-knifed tractor trailer. The pickup collided with an embankment before stopping a few minutes before 7:00 pm. About 90 minutes later, Bethany Guido, also of Weedville, while going south on the Bennetts Valley Highway, steered to the right to avoid hitting the semi causing her Jeep Grand Cherokee to slide on the icy road and hit an embankment. Guido’s passengers , Ronald Celinski of St. Marys and a 15 year old Weedville girl escaped injury. Guido did not require medical attention for a minor injury. Ferut was not hurt .
A Tioga, PA driver has been cited for speeding after a one-car crash last Thursday evening in Charleston Township, Tioga County. According to Mansfield state police, Dillon Clark was going east when his Volvo S60 skidded off the slippery road and struck a sign, continued on and collided with an electric fence and utility pole before stopping. Clark was not hurt but his passenger, Leah Marmara of Mansfield was taken to UPMC Williamsport for treatment of minor injuries.
The 106th Pennsylvania Farm Show is underway at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg. This year’s theme is “Harvesting More.”
Admission to the show is free, but parking is $15 per vehicle. Shuttle service is provided.
Today’s events include:
2:00 p.m. Draft Horse Hitch and Drive Demonstration – NHA
12:30 p.m. Youth Pedal Tractor Pull – EA
2:00 p.m. Speed Horse Demonstration – NHA
3:00 p.m. Sheep to Shawl Contest – SA
4:00 p.m. Antique Tractor Pull – EA
5:30 p.m. Bid Calling Contest – BH
Line Dance-along with the Junior Committee – NHA
6:30 p.m. Sheep to Shawl Auction – SA
Thursday’s highlights include:
8:00 a.m. Horse Shoe Pitching Demo and Contest – EA
Junior Dairy Goat Show – NW
9:00 a.m. Rodeo Queen Contest – NHA
12:00 p.m. Bluebird Society of PA: Building Bluebird Houses – MHS
Army vs. Navy Cook-Off – CCS
2:30 p.m. Open Breeding Sheep Show (Southdown, Shropshire, Merino, AOB Wool, Merino, Natural Colored, Corriedale) – SA
3:30 p.m. Junior Dairy Cattle Showmanship – EA
Junior Meat Goat Showmanship – NW
6:00 p.m. Junior Meat Breeding Goat Supreme Champion – NW
Canine Spectacular (meet the breeds, basic obedience, agility demo) – EA
7:00 p.m. First Frontier PRCA Circuit Finals Rodeo – NHA
The Pennsylvania Department of Health provided a weekly COVID-19 update as of Monday, Jan. 10.
Initial data suggest that fewer patients are being admitted specifically for COVID-19, there are more patients who test positive upon arrival.
According to the CDC, as of Monday, Jan. 10, 74.6% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated. This percentage reflects all 67 counties in Pennsylvania.
This week, the Department of Health analyzed the following vaccine data within its 66-county vaccine jurisdiction; Philadelphia is a separate vaccine jurisdiction:
313,260 vaccine doses were administered in the past week, including:
154,179 booster doses administered in the past week.
48,395 pediatric doses administered in the past week.
16.2% increase in vaccines administered from previous week.
Here is a statewide summary of COVID-19 trends over the past 7 days Monday, Jan. 3 –Sunday, Jan. 9:
The daily average number of cases was 27,545.
The number of people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 on Monday, Jan. 10 was 18.3 percent higher than on Jan. 3. The percent of available adult and pediatric ICU beds in the state fell to 13.8% and rose to 12.4%, respectively.
Approximately 31% of all staffed adult ICU beds are COVID-19 patients.
32.7% of all ventilators statewide are in use.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports there are now 1,915,797 confirmed Covid cases in the state. Confirmed cases in the Black Forest Broadcasting Service area as of noon Monday:.
ALLEGANY (NY)- 7455
CATTARAUGUS (NY) 12,456