List by Author: Bill Price

Erie, PA has opened its first medical marijuana dispensary

04.20.18 | Bill Price

It's called Rise Erie, and it's now open for business. It's the first medical mariujuana dispensary to open-up in Erie County, Pennsylvania. The facility offers marijuana-based oils, vape cartridges, patches, gels, and ointments to folks with...

PA legislation advances to stiffen penalties on repeat drunk-drivers

04.19.18 | Bill Price

Right now, a drunk driver involved in a fatality faces a three-year mandatory sentence. Under the new bill, that sentence would rise to five years for a repeat drunk driver and seven years for someone with two or more drunk-driving...

The home of western NY's top Catholic will go up for sale this summer

04.18.18 | Bill Price

The Buffalo Diocese says Bishop Richard Malone's residence on Oakland Place in Buffalo will go up for sale this summer. The diocese says all proceeds from the sale will go toward helping victims of sex abuse by priests. The bishop’s...

Erie, PA closes in on a snowfall record

04.18.18 | Bill Price

The National Weather Service in Cleveland puts seasonal snowfall total at 198-and-a-half inches. Another inch of snow will give Erie the winter weather record. The all-time record for snowfall in a large u.s. city is 199.4 inches, which was...

PA's medical marijuana program adds changes and new dispensary

04.17.18 | Bill Price

The new dispensary opened it's doors to patients in Scranton yesterday. Columbia Care says it hopes to open future dispensaries in Wilkes-Barre and Blakeslee before the end of the year. Also yesterday, state Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine...

PA MM board recommends the sale of cannabis in dry leaf form

04.10.18 | Bill Price

Currently, medical marijuana can only be prescribed in oils, pills, gels and liquids. But that might soon change. The first "pot as medicine" sales in Pennsylvania began February 15th, two years after Governor Wolf signed the bill into...

Tim Tebow hysteria has hit the Southern Tier

03.27.18 | Bill Price

USA Today reports the former NFL quarterback and current baseball player with the Mets organization will start the season in Binghamton with the Rumble Ponies. Ticket sales for opening day have picked-up on news that Tebow could be in the...

A NY state senator wants budget $ to pay for school resource officers

02.20.18 | Bill Price

Republican Pat Gallivan is the former sheriff of Erie County, New York. He says the trained officers would help "deter" school violence. Right now, Just some of the schools in New York have the officers. Gallivan wants money to pay for putting...

PA Republicans say they'll go to federal court to try to block the new 'court-ordered' map

02.20.18 | Bill Price

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman says if the Pennsylvania Supreme Court does not reconsider its congressional map re-drawing, Republicans will most likely appeal at the federal level. The GOP says the new map violates the "separation of...

$50 Million dollars in state funds have been committed to revitalize Rochester

02.08.18 | Bill Price

Governor Cuomo committed the state aid today during a speech at the convention center in the Flower City. It should help jump start a number of projects along the river corridor in Rochester. The state will work with the city on an advisory...

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