Local News Headlines 10/30/20

It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your FRIDAY morning 10/30 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 2,202 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 202,876 with 44 new deaths totaling 8,762. The number of Blair County cases stands at 1,203 with 65 probable and 31 deaths.

The State Health Secretary is asking state residents to limit holiday gatherings to those within their own households as the COVID resurgence continues.

A 63 year old Antis Township man was killed yesterday after a tree branch fell on him while he was working near Walker Lane.

A Philadelphia man is facing charges of beating a local woman after a ruling by a District Judge.

Tyrone Police arrested a woman for assaulting another woman inside a convenience store Wednesday night.

Philadelphia could soon join other cities in blocking police from using tear gas, rubber bullets or pepper spray on protestors after a city council vote this week.

With the record number of mail-in ballots this year, it could take some time to find out who actually won after Election Day.

The Department of State has been working with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and other state agencies to ensure voters who go to the polls on Tuesday can exercise their right to vote.

Having sprung forward earlier this year, this weekend marks the time for us to fall back to standard time by turning your clocks back one hour at 2am Sunday.

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