Local News Headlines 7/30/20

Here’s your THURSDAY morning 7/30 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 834 additional positive cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 110,218 with 16 new deaths totaling 7,162. The Blair County total stands at 186 confirmed and 13 probable with two deaths.

Pennsylvania is joining with other states in a new project to review how COVID-19 data is being tracked and reported.

The Blair County Emergency Management Agency is looking for volunteers to serve as members of the Blair County COVID-19 Contact Tracing Team.

PennDOT is once again extending the expiration dates for driver’s licenses, ID cards and learners permits to August 31st.

The State House Majority Policy Committee heard an earful from bar and restaurant owners during a hearing on restrictions imposed on their establishments by Governor Tom Wolf in an effort to combat the spread of coronavirus.

An Altoona man has been sentenced to prison time for possession of child pornography.

A Tyrone man is facing a number of drug charges after he was stopped by police back in June.

Not good financial news for Norfolk Southern and the company reports a 46 percent loss in profits during the second quarter.

Vice President Mike Pence will be in Greensburg and Somerset later today.

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