Local News Headlines 8/12/20

Here’s your WEDNESDAY morning 8/12 local headlines:

The BIG 10 including Penn State will not play football this fall due to concerns over COVID-19.

The news of the cancellation of BIG Ten Football will have long-lasting financial devastation for Centre County.

The City of Altoona is facing a grim prospect if the Feds don’t come up with some coronavirus grants.

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 828 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 120,281 with 35 new deaths totaling 7,352. The total number of Blair County cases stands at 283 confirmed and 15 probable with six deaths.

The manufacture of a rapid coronavirus test will soon takae place in Eastern Pennsylvania.

A bill introduced in the State House seeks to address concerns students and their families may have about the quality of education they receive.

State officials are issuing a reminder and updated guidelines for children to be up to date with their vaccinations as a new school year approaches.

A Clearfield County man is facing three separate drug cases in Blair County.

A Claysburg woman is facing charges after she tried to pull two boys on their bikes with her vehicle.

Pennsylvania Democrats are cheering Joe Biden’s pick for Vice President, California Senator Kamala Harris.

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