List by Author: Bill Price

Pittsford Tops Local School District Rankings

10.15.14 | Bill Price

The Pittsford Central School District is once again the highest-rated district in the Rochester area, according to a recent analysis of New York State Education Department data. The list factors in graduation rates and test scores, and has been ...

Pennsylvania Senate Bypasses 11 PM Rule

10.15.14 | Bill Price

The Pennsylvania state Senate bypassed a good-government rule that it end its voting day at 11 p.m. before adjourning without any contested votes as Republicans scramble to pass pet bills in the winding-down fall legislative session. The ...

Buffalo Public Schools Urging Vigilence

10.15.14 | Bill Price

As Buffalo Police work on finding the suspected couple in a series of attempted abductions, Buffalo Public Schools are reminding parents to be vigilant. The district is reminding parents and students of three things: 1) Parents--know where your ...

First Lady Comes to Pennsylvania

10.15.14 | Bill Price

A well-traveled first lady Michelle Obama is coming to Pennsylvania to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf and rally voters in the party's stronghold of Philadelphia. Mrs. Obama will speak Wednesday at the Dorothy Emanuel ...

Buffalo Bills Sale Official Wednesday

10.07.14 | Bill Price

After a vote from the league's owners, which will happen Wednesday in New York City, the sale of the Buffalo Bills will be official. After that, the team that was founded by Ralph Wilson in the 50's will officially belong to Terry and Kim Pegula. ...

Ban on Hunting as Frein Search Continues

10.02.14 | Bill Price

The Pennsylvania Game Commission issued the ban on Wednesday, one day after state police revealed that two pipe bombs were found in the woods where the 31-year-old Frein is believed to be hiding. Hunting and trapping is prohibited until further ...

Rochester's Kodak Cutting Jobs

10.02.14 | Bill Price

Eastman Kodak is cutting 70 Rochester-area positions in its largest layoffs since it ended its Chapter 11 bankruptcy 12 months ago. The Rochester-based printing technology firm said Wednesday it was eliminating 85 positions across the company, ...

Cuomo Pushing for Medical Marijuana from Out of State

09.30.14 | Bill Price

New York has requested federal permission to import out-of-state marijuana so children and young adults with epilepsy can get medication soon instead of waiting for the state to develop its own program. That program isn't scheduled to start until ...

Prison Health System to Pay Big for Poor Inmate Care

09.26.14 | Bill Price

Correctional Medical Care of New York State will pay $200,000 in settlements. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman made the announcement today after completing an investigation into six inmates' deaths from 2009-2012. A probe found serious ...

PA State Officials Recipients of Explicit Emails

09.26.14 | Bill Price

At least eight prominent state officials, including the current head of the state police, Pennsylvania's top environmental regulator, and a former spokesman for governor Tom Corbett, were among state employees who sent or received hundreds of ...

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