Local News Headlines 9/8/20

Here’s your TUESDAY Morning 9/8 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 547 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 139,863 with 20 new deaths totaling 7,780. The number of Blair County cases stands at 478 confirmed with 18 probable and 13 deaths.

The state Department of Health is offering guidance for compassionate caregivers in nursing homes, which have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

A local initiative to raise money to help Blair County business has been very successful.

A Cambria County man shot and killed his ex-girlfriend in front of her 11-year old son before taking his own life on Friday night in Conemaugh Township.

The State Supreme Court will take up the matter of the people versus the Altoona Johnstown Diocese.

A former Mayor of DuBois is facing charges of stealing items from a convenience store.

Antis Township will be getting a grant to help with funding a new trail and recreational project.

Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden spent part of his Labor Day in Harrisburg where he spoke to organized labor.

Pennsylvanians once again have the chance to view elk in the wild without having to leave home.

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