Local News Headlines 11/19/19

Here’s your TUESDAY morning 11/19 local headlines:

Governor Wolf says charter schools need to be more accountable to the taxpayers of Pennsylvania.

A fire yesterday on Mill Run Road was quickly doused by firefighters before it could spread.

A fatal dose of heroin that caused the death of an Altoona man has landed two others in jail.

A man convicted in the murders of three men found on a farm in eastern Pennsylvania has received a life sentence.

Authorities have dropped DUI charges against a state lawmaker whose blood alcohol was below the legal limit.

The VanZandt V-A Medical Center can now boast on having the latest in MRI technology.

A new county clerk will be hired at this morning’s regular meeting of the Blair County Commissioners.

The State House has passed a bill that deals with the handling of fetal remains.

Bill which seeks to increase the sale of booze in Pennsylvania were the focus of a recent State Senate Committee meeting.

Altoona has dropped to number three this week on the list of towns in Western Pennsylvania with the lowest gas prices.

No photo description available.