Local News Headlines 6/15/20

Here’s your MONDAY morning 6/15 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 336 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 78,798 with four new deaths totaling 6,215. The number of confirmed cases in Blair County stands at 55 with one death.

Officials at Penn State say they will resume in-person classes in late August, announcing the back to school plans last night.

The final phase of reopening state parks and forest lands is now underway in Pennsylvania.

State election officials promise to fix the issues that delayed primary election returns by a week or more.

The Department of Human Services’ Emergency Assistance Program which was to end last Friday has been extended for one month.

Authorities in Bedford County say a body was discovered in the remains of a mobile home that caught fire.

An Altoona man had a bad day last Thursday, being arrested twice that day.

An Altoona woman is in jail after breaking in to an Altoona home and assaulting two persons.
The Altoona Curve last week announced a 4th of July fireworks show at PNG field but there may not be as many fans as they hoped for.

Discrimination based on race and ethnicity is addressed in a bill recently approved by the state Senate.

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