Local News Headlines 9/2/20

Here’s your WEDNESDAY morning 9/2 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 770 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 134,795 with 18 new deaths totaling 7,691. The number of Blair County cases stands at 447 confirmed with 18 probable and 11 deaths.

Governor Wolf has extended Pennsylvania’s disaster emergency declaration that was originally issued back in March.

Nearly 1,400 long term care facilities licensed by the state Department of Human Services have completed baseline universal testing of all staff and residents for COVID-19.

Starting this month, Pennsylvanians who are behind in their rent or mortgage face the risk of eviction or foreclosure.

Non-commercial drivers who have an expired license now have to get it renewed.

Blair County Commissioners got some good financial news at their meeting yesterday but it may not last.

A Martinsburg man is in trouble after he was arrested and accused of breaking into a Tyrone home on Bald Eagle Avenue on Monday.

A Roaring Spring man is facing fraud charges after he tried to claim an accident just after buying an insurance policy.

Vice President Mike Pence was in Luzerne County yesterday speaking at a Worker’s for Trump Rally.

PennDOT officials say their driver license and photo centers will be closed this Saturday through Labor Day.

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