List by Author: Bob Price

Police: Man getting mail on lawnmower hit by motorcycle

10.20.17 | Bob Price

Two men are recovering at a local hospital after a motorcycle collided with a lawnmower Thursday afternoon. According to Monroe County Sheriff's deputies, this happened around 2 p.m. on Palmer Road. A 91-year-old man was riding his lawnmower...

Pennsylvania gets Real ID extension through Oct. 2018

10.20.17 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania has received yet another extension to comply with a federal law that says driver’s licenses must meet anti-terrorism standards. Gov. Tom Wolf’s office said the Department of Homeland Security granted the state a REAL ID...

New York state bans elephant performances

10.20.17 | Bob Price

No more elephants under the big top in New York. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed legislation into law that bans any elephant performances at circuses, carnivals or parades. Violators will be subject to a $1,000 fine per incident...

Binghamton-area robbery streak jumps to 9

10.20.17 | Bob Price

For the second time this week, a robbery has been linked to a person of interest also being sought in seven other heists.  Police have named Darnell Watson as a person of interest in eight Binghamton robberies and Thursday's robbery...

Troy Police investigating threat of violence against high school

10.19.17 | Bob Price

A police SUV sitting outside the Troy Senior High School is not something parents and students in Bradford County usually see. Both Troy police and state police were at the school Wednesday because of a threat against the high school. “We...

Report criticizes Cuomo's economic development

10.19.17 | Bob Price

Governor Andrew Cuomo is fond of claiming Upstate New York, and particularly Western New York, has experienced a record rebound in terms of its economic health under his watch. But a new report joins a litany of others, which question the wisdom...

Medical marijuana czar: State ‘on track’ to get drug to patients early next year

10.19.17 | Bob Price

The man in charge of the state’s medical marijuana program is reiterating that patients will start receiving the drug early next year. Speaking at an educational summit last week, John Collins, director of Pennsylvania’s Office of...

Lawsuit filed over NY teacher certifications

10.19.17 | Bob Price

The State demands that manicurists receive 250 hours of instruction, but a decision made last week by the SUNY charter schools committee would allow a teacher to be certified under far fewer hours. “There is an emergency shortage of...

The top Democrat in the NY state assembly is speaking out against a proposed constitutional convention

10.18.17 | Bob Price

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says he wants to protect the document from special interests.  He also opposes a special session of the state legislature in December. Governor Cuomo has called for one to address what he calls a statewide...

Claudia Tenney hosted a forum on the opiod and heroin epidemic last night at Binghamton University

10.18.17 | Bob Price

The Congresswoman says the opiod epidemic "affects almost all families in one form or another." The forum brought together medical, political, law enforcement, and community leaders. Since the year 2000, 500,000 Americans have died from opiod...

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