Local News Headlines 10/26/20

Here’s your MONDAY morning 10/26 local headlines:

The State Department of Health Saturday confirmed 2,043 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 192,622 with 29 new deaths totaling 8,654. The number of Blair County cases stands at 1,109 confirmed with 54 probable and 27 deaths.

As the number of local coronavirus cases continues to go up, local schools have to make some major adjustments.

The Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show scheduled for the Harrisburg Farm Show Arena has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

President Donald Trump will be holding a campaign rally at the Altoona Blair County Airport this afternoon.

The State Republican Party is asking the U-S Supreme Court to take up the case to block counties from counting mail-in ballots beyond Election Day.

Officials in Westmoreland County on Saturday said they are investigating reports that some residents have been receiving duplicate mail-in ballots.

Tuesday is the last day to apply for a mail-in ballot for the upcoming November 3rd General Election.

Blair County residents will have a new but small increase in their property taxes to help financially support Fort Roberdeau.

Logan Township officials have lifted the burn ban that has been in place since August.

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