Local News Headlines 10/29/20

Here’s your THURSDAY morning 10/29 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 2,228 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 200,674 with 22 new deaths totaling 8,718. The number of Blair County cases stands at 1,174 confirmed with 63 probable and 29 deaths.

It looks like the Blair County Commissioners are ready to hand out some coronavirus stimulus money soon.

The PLCB is agreeing with the Governor to waive the 2021 licensing fees.

Yesterday, Governor Wolf issued a disaster emergency to provide more support to Philadelphia after several days of violence and looting.

Two police officers in Hollidaysburg are asking that a federal lawsuit against them be dismissed.

Amtran is moving ahead with phase two of the upgrade to the facilities.

The U-S Supreme Court is not stopping Pennsylvania from accepting mail-in ballots after the polls close.

The State’s top election official yesterday urged voters who have not returned their mail-in ballots yet, to drop it off in person rather than mail it.

Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar is urging counties to begin pre-canvassing ballots on Election Day.

Tyrone Borough and Greenfield Township will not be joining other Blair County municipalities Trick or Treating tonight.

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