Local News Headlines 6/18/20

Here’s your THURSDAY morning 9/18 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 335 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 79,818 with 43 new deaths totaling 6.319. The number of confirmed cases in Blair County continues to remain steady at 55 with one death.

The State Supreme Court yesterday granted Governor Wolf’s request to take over a lawsuit filed be legislative Republicans to end the disaster emergency.

Pennsylvania is being recognized by the CDC for the success in reducing the number of COVID-19 cases.

The State Department of Health is trying to shut down the Carlisle Auto Show by seeking a court injunction.

Pennsylvanians are being urged to help COVID-19 patients and others with blood donations.

Blair County officials are applying to the state for about $11 million in COVID-19 relief funds.

Some tense moments this week at the Ebensburg Borough Council meeting over the Confederate flag.

The State Capitol will be opening its doors to the public on June 22nd.

Fort Roberdeau will reopen for public tours beginning July 1st.

A traffic stop is the key to one man standing trial for several burglaries two years ago.

A high speed chase landed a Blair County man in jail after he refused to pull over for a state trooper.

There will be a new area code soon to take effect but it won’t affect those who already have 814 phone numbers.

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