News Live 365: June 1st, 2021

Crawford County authorities are reporting the accidental death of a 44 year old Steuben Township man which happened last Monday. On May 24th James Warden is said to have drowned while attempting to swim a 150 yard wide section of a pond on Tryonville Road. It took divers multiple attempts over 12 hours to locate the man’s remains.

 

Meadville Medical Center’s next COVID-19 vaccine clinic is tomorrow, Wednesday, June 2nd. MMC is distributing first and second doses of the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine to everyone who is at least 12 years old. Schedule an appointment online at mmchs.org or call (814)336-1800.

 

The PA House State Government Committee Chairman, Seth Grove, is threatening the impeachment of two Philadelphia City Commissioners over the counting of ballots during the election. The commissioners voted to proceed with the counting of hundreds of undated mail-in ballots that arrived before the May 18th primary election. Representative Grove calls it a violation of state election law which states all mail-in ballots must be signed and dated. Commissioners Lisa Deely and Omar Sabir were specifically sent letters warning them to cancel the counting of those ballots or face impeachment.

 

The Pennsylvania State Police in Mercer County arrested two men from Los Angeles, California after a traffic stop on Interstate 80. The two men were found to be in possession of a large volume of drugs, including 29 kilos, more than 60 pounds, of cocaine and fentanyl which was found during a search of their vehicle. Alvaro Elenes and Gabriel Garcia are currently held in Mercer County Jail; the street value of the drugs could exceed a million dollars.

 

PennDOT’s work schedule for this week includes painting lines on roads around Franklin, Seneca, and Oil City in Venango County. The entire work schedule for Northwest Pennsylvania can be found online at PennDOT.gov/District1.

 

Bill Cosby will continue serving time in prison for his sexual assault conviction after a parole board determined he is not ready for release. The board’s decision was made because the 83 year old has not taken his mandatory courses for convicted sex offenders, nor made a plan for life after his release. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will be hearing an appeal to his conviction later this year.