List by Author: Bill Price

Schumer Demands Action To Stop Toxins from Spreading

05.06.14 | Bill Price

Senator Chuck Schumer was in Buffalo today, touting what he calls the area's Blue Economy, a big part of that being Lake Erie. He's urging the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to act quickly to curb the threat ...

Pennsylvania Obamacare Enrollment Tops 300,000

05.06.14 | Bill Price

About 318,000 Pennsylvania residents signed up for Obamacare health insurance during the 2014 enrollment period that ended March 31, according to figures recently released by the federal government. Of those, 81 percent received financial ...

Hunting Or Trapping Of Wild Boars In New York Now Prohibited

05.05.14 | Bill Price

A new regulation that prohibits hunting or trapping of free-ranging Eurasian boars in New York State was formally adopted state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced this week. The regulation is designed ...

Propane Heater Fumes Kill 5 In Cabin In P-A

05.05.14 | Bill Price

Authorities investigating the carbon monoxide deaths of two adults and three children in a north-central Pennsylvania cabin say the mother of two of the children had left early in the morning, before the tragedy was discovered. Lycoming County ...

New Faith Based Group Launches in Rochester

05.05.14 | Bill Price

Looking to put their collective spiritual weight behind tackling various worldly woes, a collection of Rochester-area churches have formed a faith-based community organization. The Rochester Alliance of Communities Transforming Society, or ACTS, ...

A Potential Buyer For The Buffalo Bills Unveiled

05.02.14 | Bill Price

A major New York City developer is interested in buying the Buffalo Bills. His name is Howard Milstein. He's a billionaire who has vast real estate holdings in New York. His family's real estate empire includes 50,000 apartments, office buildings ...

Some NY Schools Receive Incomplete Math Tests

05.02.14 | Bill Price

An unknown number of New York schools Thursday received incomplete versions of a statewide math test for third graders and could force some students to finish up the exam next week. Portions of the standardized test were omitted for some schools, ...

School Board Overrides Student Newspaper’s Ban On Use Of ‘Redskins’

05.01.14 | Bill Price

Daniel Snyder isn’t alone in standing by the use of “Redskins” as a team name. A school board committee in Pennsylvania passed a policy this week that prohibits a school newspaper from banning the word from its pages, ...

PA Cops No Longer Need A Warrant To Search Citizens’ Vehicles

05.01.14 | Bill Price

Pennsylvania police officers no longer need a warrant to search a citizen’s vehicle, according to a recent state Supreme Court opinion. The high court's opinion, released Tuesday, is being called a drastic change in citizens’ rights ...

Action Needed To Prevent Rail Disasters In NY

05.01.14 | Bill Price

Several New York agencies are recommending action at the state and federal levels to help prevent rail disasters during shipments of crude oil like the accidents that have occurred in other states and Canada. Gov. Andrew Cuomo sent the agencies' ...

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