List by Author: Bill Price

WNY will enter Phase 4 of Gov. Cuomo's COVID-19 re-opening plan tomorrow

06.29.20 | Bill Price

The governor says New York City, though, could be stuck on phase two because of "social distancing" violations in the "Big Apple." The downstate is scheduled to move to "phase three" next week. The governor says he's also reviewing "indoor...

Gov. Cuomo calls on Pres. Trump to apologize to protester hurt in Buffalo

06.09.20 | Bill Price

The elderly man was hurt after being pushed to the ground by two cops in Buffalo after a protest there last week. The governor blasting the president after he tweeted "Buffalo protester shoved by Police could be an ANTIFA provocateur," and "he...

Pennsylvania auditor general calls for everhaul to state's criminal justice system

06.09.20 | Bill Price

Today the state's top fiscal watchdog released 18 recommendations to the criminal justice system in the commonwealth. Eugene DePasquale says those recommendations will save the state over $100 million each and every year. Pennsylvania has the...

New York's Democratic Presidential Primary has been canceled

04.28.20 | Bill Price

In an unprecedented move Monday, New York state canceled its June 23rd presidential primary amid the COVID-19 crisis. Officials say the state state still plans to hold congressional and state level primaries on June 23rd. Without the...

Pennsylvania takes a small step toward reopening the economy

04.21.20 | Bill Price

Governor Tom Wolf says he's signing online notary legislation that will pave the way for internet vehicle sales in the Keystone State. He's also allowing for limited building construction work that can start on May 8th. Wolf maintains the need...

Upstate companies are pitching in to make masks for health care workers

03.25.20 | Bill Price

  Jesse Kohler is president of Kohler Awning in Buffalo. He says supplying medical masks to those on the front lines also provides jobs for his workers during this "down-time" in the nation's economy. A manufacturing company in Canandaigua...

PA gov. calls COVID-19 "most significant public health crisis of our lifetime"

03.23.20 | Bill Price

Gov. Tom Wolf has also ordered a shut-down of all "non-essential" businesses. Nationwide, about one-in-three Americans are under a "lock down" order. Public health activist Carlos Giminez says each of us can play our part to beat this virus by...

The winter whiteout in New York is winding down

02.28.20 | Bill Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

Blizzard warnings have now expired for western New York, while folks north of Syracuse remain under a blizzard warning until 4 p.m. today.   Jason Alumbaugh with the National Weather Service in Buffalo says lake effect snow warnings still...

Rochester mayor opposes "sex-ed" expansion to kindergarten kids

02.27.20 | Bill Price

Mayor Lovely Warren says sex-education is the job of mom and dad. The mayor sent a letter to state lawmakers this week after consultation with Rochester Pastor Kevin Pestke, who also serves as the administrator of Northstar Christian...

Winter wallop heads to W. New York

02.26.20 | Bill Price

Both a winter storm warning and lake effect snow warning kick-in tonight for all of western New York. Several inches of snow are expected to cover the ground by mid-day Thursday. Steve Welch at the National Weather Service" in Buffalo says for...

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