List by Author: Bob Price

PA education officials are reducing standardized testing days

12.07.17 | Bob Price

Governor Wolf says schools are spending too much time "teaching the test" and that's not the way education works. Starting next spring, standardized testing will be done over two weeks, not three, and the exams will be doled out later in the...

A dumping of snow is expected in towns south of Buffalo

12.07.17 | Bob Price

Today through early Friday, the south towns of Buffalo are expected to be covered with 12-18 inches of wind-blown snow. Those lake-effect snow bands off Lakes Erie and Ontario are starting to shift south.

A religious freedom case is brewing in the capital region of Pennsylvania

12.07.17 | Bob Price

A 20-year veteran of the Pennsylvania police force has been suspended for 10 days for going to church while he was on duty. Mark Hovan went to services twice in uniform at a Catholic church in Middletown, some 10 miles outside Harrisburg. Hovan...

A family funnels funds in Niagara Falls

12.07.17 | Bob Price

A former head of the Niagara Falls Housing Authority, and her son and daughter-in-law, have entered guilty pleas to stealing government funds. Stephanie Cowart faces up to 10 years in prison, while her son Allen and his wife could get up to a...

The lake effect machine cranks up today

12.06.17 | Bob Price

Snow-blowers will be working overtime as several inches of the white stuff fall near the Great Lakes. Expect blizzard-like conditions at times. A winter weather warning is in effect from seven tonight thru 7 o'clock Friday morning in ski...

New York's AG is investigating millions of fake comments posted to the FCC website ahead of next week's ruling on net neutrality

12.05.17 | Bob Price

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the process "has been deeply corrupted." The FCC plans to repeal net neutrality rules. Critics fear it could cost you more for high-speed internet. Those opposed to net neutrality say it keeps the...

A college in Union County, PA is offering vaccines on campus after a meningitis health scare

12.05.17 | Bob Price

Two Bucknell University students in Lewisburg were sent to the hospital with meningitis. The students were diagnosed with the bacterial infection over Thanksgiving break. Both have since been released from the hospital.

Buffalo, NY snow-plow operators are gearing up for tomorrow's big snow storm

12.05.17 | Bob Price

Dylan Sellick runs a landscaping and snowplow business in Depew. He says keeping his equipment "up to par" is a priority to keeping businesses open and driveways clear. Erie County Public Works Commissioner Steve Stepniak insists his team is...

The PA health department is out with new prescription guidelines for kids

12.04.17 | Bob Price

Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says too many children are addicted to painkillers. Levine says opiods should only be prescribed for severe pain. State law forbids doctors from prescribing opiods for any longer than one week at a time.

Significant lake snow is coming this week

12.04.17 | Bob Price

Starting Wednesday, rain flips to snow and it will continue right through the upcoming weekend. In addition to localized lake snows, Arctic air will invade the region. After Wednesday, don't expect temperatures to get "much past freezing" for...

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