Local News Headlines 6/29/20

Here is your MONDAY morning 6/29 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 505 additional positive cases of COVID-19 bring the total to 85,496 with three new deaths totaling 6,606. The total number of cases in Blair County stands at 69 with one death.

Governor Wolf is reminding all Pennsylvanians that wearing a mask is mandatory when visiting businesses.

Some persons headed back to Penn State this fall are a bit concerned about the school’s plan for a return to class.

A two car crash on East Pleasant Valley Boulevard last Friday claimed the lives of both drivers involved.

Altoona Police are investigating a shooting that apparently took place early Thursday morning on 14th Street.

An Altoona woman already facing robbery charges has been hit with multiple drug charges by police.

A former Harrisburg police officer was sentenced in Blair County Court for sexually assaulting a Tyrone woman.

Cattle-related events scheduled for this fall in Harrisburg will not be held due to COVID-19.

At this point a couple of local farm shows are still on the calendar.

Legislation advanced by the House State Government Committee deals with the issue of deceased persons whose names remain on voter registration rolls.

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