Local News Headlines 9/18/20

It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your FRIDAY morning 9/18 local headlines:

The State Supreme Court gave the Democratic Party what they wanted, relaxing mail deadlines, approving more ballot sites and kicking the Green Party candidate off the ballot.

Thursday’s Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision extending the mail-in ballot deadline is receiving mixed reviews.

Governor Wolf pre-empted a State Senate committee hearing by announcing he would allow restaurants to serve more indoors and extend the last call from 10pm to 11pm.

Governor Wolf is calling for additional hazard pay for essential workers during the pandemic.

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 933 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 147,923 with 10 new deaths totaling 7,913. The number of Blair County cases stands at 518 confirmed with 22 probable and 13 deaths.

An Altoona man pleaded guilty on drug charges yesterday, the last day of his trial, after missing the first two days.

Hollidaysburg Water officials say they will reduce the number of tests conducted for water safety.

A bill that would return to vehicle registration stickers on your license plate has been advanced by the State House Transportation Committee.

President Trump is expected to make another campaign stop near Pittsburgh next week.

Nonprofit groups in Blair County will get an opportunity to learn about securing funding for their work.

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