Local News Headlines 5/26/20

Here’s your TUESDAY morning 5/26 local headlines:

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 473 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday bringing the total to 68,186 with 5,139 deaths. The number of confirmed cases in Blair County stands at 48 with one death.

The first counties to move the green phase of Governor Tom Wolf’s reopening plan will do so this Friday.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate set a record in April.

The Central Blair Rec Commission will allow some activities to begin for summer in June.

The Blair County Convention Center will likely not accept help from Uncle Sam.

Passenger Rail service will soon be making a return to Pennsylvania.

A traffic stops leads to a drug arrest in the city last week.

An Altoona woman, who told police she snapped, crashed her vehicle into another and a garage a couple weeks ago.

An Altoona man was arrested last week for trying to pass a fake $100 bill at a State Store.

Today is the deadline to apply for a mail-in ballot for the June 2nd primary election.

A senior at Bishop Guilfoyle was in Washington last Friday to receive a special graduation Ceremony with President Trump at the White House.

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