Local News Headlines 9/3/20

Here’s your THURSDAY morning 9/3 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 816 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 135,611 with 21 new deaths totaling 7,712. The number of Blair County cases stands at 450 confirmed and 18 probable with 11 deaths.

State House Republicans have failed in their attempt to override Governor Tom Wolf’s veto of a House resolution to force an end to the Governor’s COVID-19 emergency disaster declaration.

The Wolf administration has updated guidelines for K-12 sporting events stating that spectators must follow the same guidelines as other events, angering a number of school athletic directors.

Businesses in Pennsylvania which have suffered losses due to COVID-19 would benefit under a bill being introduced in the State Senate.

An Altoona woman is facing charges of harboring a runaway teenager then lying to police about the incident.

Logan Township Police are on the lookout for the driver that was involved in a hit and run crash on Plank Road and Good’s Lane on Tuesday.

Operation Our Town has handed out some grant money to a number of Blair County organizations.

City of Altoona officials have been conducting interviews to choose the next city solicitor.

A casino could be built near Penn State in Centre County since a bidder who won the mini-casino auction says he will locate it within a 15 mile radius of Unionville which could include the Nittany Mall

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