Local News Headline 6/3/20

Here’s your WEDNESDAY morning 6/3 local headlines:

Local election officials are expecting delays in yesterday’s election results with approximately 10 thousand mail-in ballots to deal with, making the final count ready this Thursday or Friday.

Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden made a stop in Philadelphia yesterday heavily criticizing the President for everything from his reaction to riots, to his handling of the coronavirus.

State Police are looking for a Cresson man reported missing from a personal care home since Sunday.

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 612 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 72,894 with 100 deaths totaling 5,667. The number of confirmed cases in Blair County has risen by one to 51 with one death.

As coronavirus-related restrictions are eased in Pennsylvania, the Department of Aging has been working to prepare for the resumption of services to seniors.

Going green doesn’t mean everything will open as the CBRC has announced that Prospect Pool will not open this year.

PennDOT announced yesterday that driver’s skills tests including motorcycle, has resumed at reopened Driver License Centers.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission voted yesterday to lay off 500 fare collectors and other toll workers to transition to a cashless system.

St. Francis University is the first area college to announce some plans to reopen.

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