Local News Headlines 6/2/20

Here’s your TUESDAY morning 6/2 local headlines:

It’s primary election day in Pennsylvania, polls are open from 7am to 8pm today.

Amid protests over George Floyd’s death, Governor Wolf said yesterday that Philadelphia and five other counties will extend the mail-in Ballot count deadline for seven days.

Governor Tom Wolf traveled to Philadelphia Monday where he surveyed the damage caused by weekend violence after peaceful protests over killing of an unarmed black man by a white police officer in Minneapolis escalated.

State Health officials are worried about a spike in COVID-19 cases after the protests.

A former Bellwood-Antis wrestling coach is facing more serious child sex abuse charges.

A hotel Search turned up a stash of drugs and landed two persons in jail over the weekend.

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 356 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 72,282 with 12 new deaths totaling 5,567. The number of confirmed cases in Blair County remained steady at 50 with one death.

A bill to provide additional state assistance to small businesses is now before the State House.

Like much of the state, long-term care facilities in Pennsylvania are seeing and easing of coronavirus.

Two more summertime activities cancelled; the Cambria American Legion Fair and Penn State’s Ag Progress Days.

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