List by Author: Bill Price

The opiod crisis has NY officials expanding syringe exchange sites

12.12.19 | Bill Price

Those sites allow users to swap-out a dirty syringe for a clean one. Lori Drescher has worked first-hand in the syringe exchange program. She says in order to help drug addicts, you have to meet them where they are. But many people in Rochester...

President Trump will hold political pep-rally tonight at Hershey's Giant Center

12.10.19 | Bill Price

Marc Lotter with "Team Trump" urges attendees who want to see the president to get in line early. Vice-President Mike Pence will join the president on stage tonight in Hershey. The event starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 3 p.m. and the rally is...

Today 152 school teachers in Rochester started getting "pink slips"

12.06.19 | Bill Price

Superintendent Terry Dade says the cuts are needed to help fill a $30 million budget gap. Rochester teacher's union president Adam Urbanski calls the move "reckless." The district says it'll work with teachers who voluntarily "step-down" in the...

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone

12.04.19 | Bill Price

It comes amid a priest sex abuse scandal in western New York. The Catholic diocese of western New York is calling Malone's departure "an early retirement." But attorney Michael Taheri says it's "more likely a request by the Pope for Malone to...

Pennsylvania named #2 state for most dangerous winter driving

11.27.19 | Bill Price

The rankings are based on the average number of winter driving deaths in a Money Geek study. Pennsylvania averages 30 deaths a year. Michigan was #1 with 49. New York state ranked 3rd on the list of dangerous states for winter driving.

Changing the charter school system in Pennsylvania

11.15.19 | Bill Price

This morning Governor Wolf "took-the-wraps" off his plan to reform the state's 22-year-old law when it comes to how the commonwealth's 200 charter schools are run. The Democrat says the current law is failing students, teachers, school districts...

Western NY hero reflects on Veteran's Day

11.11.19 | Bill Price

Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia is talking about his "act of valor." Bellavia was awarded the nation's highest military honor for helping clear a house full of insurgents during the Iraq War.  He says, "if you surround yourself with...

Winter weather is on its way to NY and PA

11.07.19 | Bill Price, Brandon Dickson

Meteorologist Kevin Williams says the next 12 to 18 hours will see some slight snow with dropping temps that could make for slippery travel tonight and tomorrow. But, he says this is just the opening act. A stronger system is in the works for...

Sheriff deputies in western NY will be one step closer to wearing body cameras

11.07.19 | Bill Price

Today the Erie County legislature will vote to approve the measure. Sheriff Scott Zylka says body cams, as evidence-gathering devices, are another tool cops need. Zylka says once lawmakers approve the measure-- training on the body cameras will...

Election Day brings out a light number of voters

11.06.19 | Bill Price

Voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide their local elections. In Erie County, New York, Democrat Mark Poloncarz won a third-term for county executive. Democrats also won the county executive race in Monroe Mounty. County Clerk Adam Bello...

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