List by Author: Bill Price

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...

St. Bonaventure becomes latest univ. to drop SAT & ACT admission requirements

02.25.20 | Bill Price

Vice President of Enrollment Bernie Valento says the university has been losing good students to others colleges that don't require the standardized tests. Brian Emerson with Villa Maria College insists, "a test score does not offer a complete...

PA among states picking up tab for PP's family planning services

02.24.20 | Bill Price

The organization last year quit a $260 million federal funding program over a trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has proposed carving out money in state budgets to...

The big chill is on

02.14.20 | Bill Price

A "hug-your-honey" watch is definitely in effect this Valentine's Day as the coldest air of the year is here. John Hitchcock at the National Weather Service in Buffalo says the only date that was later for a "single-digit" temperature reading in...

Head of Rochester City Schools projects $50 million budget deficit next year

02.07.20 | Bill Price

Superintendent Terry Dade says he's looking at restructuring some schools in the city that could save the district more than $8 million next year. But parents are voicing concerns over a lack of stability for their children. And right now...

A former prison tailor is now free

02.06.20 | Bill Price

The female employee who helped two inmates escape from a northern New York jail has been released from prison today. Joyce Mitchell has served time at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for helping Richard Matt and David Sweat break-out of...

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