Local News Headlines 6/23/20

Here’s your TUESDAY morning 6/23 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 456 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 82,186 with 3 new deaths totaling 6,426.
The number of confirmed cases in Blair County remains steady at 58 with one death.

Atlantic Broadband plans to keep their counter-service desk in Altoona closed after operating that way through the pandemic.

Governor Tom Wolf announced yesterday that nearly 3,500 prisoners in state prisons have been released early due to COVID-19.

The four Altoona teens accused of murdering another teen in February will be evaluated by a psychologist.

An Altoona man is facing charges of trying to get an underage girl to send sexually explicit photos to his cell phone.

A Cambria County man fought with Altoona Police after they arrested him for driving under the influence.

Pennsylvania State Police may be close to cracking a 35 year old case involving a 2 year old boy’s disappearance from a Mid-State home.

Blair County officials announced yesterday that the County has received over a half million dollars in CDBG money.

Ebensburg Borough Council has continued the campaign to stop any displays of the confederate flag.

A bill which seeks to help ambulance and EMS personnel has been passed by the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.

Pennsylvania Hunting licenses went on sale yesterday.

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