Local News Headlines 4/29/20

Here’s your WEDNESDAY morning 4/29 local headlines:

The State Department of Health is reporting 1,214 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday, bringing the total to 43,264 with 1,716 deaths. The Blair County total number of cases remained steady at 21.

Governor Wolf backtracked yesterday on his plan to open by region and says he will take a county by county approach.

Blair County Commissioners are asking residents to send a letter to the Governor’s Office requesting that Blair County to open with the first batch of counties.

The State Health Secretary says you can rule out traditional graduation ceremonies for this year’s class of seniors.

A couple of State Senators are threatening subpoenas to get information on how the Governor made his business waiver selections.

Pennsylvania school districts could lose as much as 5% in revenue this year as a result of the coronavirus.

A bill which would allow Pennsylvania’s real estate industry to resume operators has been approved by the state House.

A fire in Altoona last night claimed the life of a 7-year old boy and remains under investigation.

State Police in Bedford were involved in a shooting incident that is now under investigation.

Altoona Police arrested a Centre County man for stealing money from a tip jar at Reighard’s Gas station.

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