Local News Headlines 5/29/30

It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your FRIDAY morning 5/29 local headlines:

Altoona Police are looking for the person or persons who murdered a man and a woman in the 2600 block of Beale Avenue yesterday.

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 625 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 70,042 with 5,373 deaths. The number of confirmed cases in Blair County increased by one to 49 with one death.

A temporary no new taxes 25.8 billion dollar spending plan is headed to the Governor.

A state Representative is accusing the Pennsylvania House speaker of withholding knowledge about a colleague that tested positive for COVID-19.

Pennsylvania courts will soon be resuming operations as the corona restrictions are being eased.

The State DCNR announced yesterday, a phased opening of all state park swimming beaches and some pools.

Officials in Western Pennsylvania counties hope Governor Tom Wolf will announce today that they are among those that will go green next week.

Blair County officials remind voters the Election Day is next Tuesday June 2nd. If voting in person, you are asked to bring your own blue or black pen. Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes will be provided.

With the number of mail-in ballots, officials will not know the final outcomes in most races for several days following the election.

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