Local News Headlines 9/21/20

Here’s your MONDAY morning 9/21 local headlines:

The State Department of Health Saturday confirmed 1,162 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 149,845 with 22 new deaths totaling 7,956. The number of Blair County cases stands at 562 confirmed with 22 probable and 15 deaths.

Another 49 students at IUP have tested positive for COVID-19. The tests were conducted last Tuesday through Thursday.

Pennsylvania State Police announced on Friday that the Governor has granted another extension on firearm permit licenses.

As a result of the pandemic, the Central Blair Rec Commission annual fundraising dinner could be in jeopardy.

State Attorney General Josh Shapiro is warning voters of lies being spread by robocall.

A Duncansville man will stand trial on charges he has a sexual relationship with a 13-year old girl.

An Altoona man suspected in a shooting in Logan Township last Sunday was arrested following a traffic stop on Friday.

Blair County officials are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a former intern accused of making threats against the Hollidaysburg School District.

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden paid tribute to the late US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, saying the Senate needs to honor her dying wish.

President Donald Trump is planning to stump near Harrisburg later this week.

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