List by Author: Bob Price

Answers sought in NY 'Shawshank Redemption'-style escape

06.08.15 | Bob Price

Two murderers who escaped from a prison by cutting through steel walls and pipes remain on the loose as authorities investigate how the inmates obtained the power tools used in the "Shawshank Redemption"-style breakout. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the ...

$900M power plant proposed for Cambria County

06.08.15 | Bob Price

A proposed project in Cambria County promises to bring hundreds of jobs and an economic boost to the region's economy.  A $900 million natural gas power plant that a company based in Boston says it's been planning for about a year.  The ...

New Poll Says New Yorkers Are Fed Up With Politicians

06.08.15 | Bob Price

A majority of New York voters in a recent survey say they don't think the state's current elected officials are capable of ending political corruption and should all be voted out of office. The Quinnipiac University Poll of more than 1,200 voters ...

Police ID man killed in Amtrak collision

06.02.15 | Bob Price

A town of Chili employee died after being thrown from his car when it was struck by an Amtrak passenger train early Monday. Brandon M. Sauer, 20, of North Chili was heading east on King Road in Chili, passed the vehicle in front of him and went ...

Pa. lawmakers push same-day voter registration

06.02.15 | Bob Price

State lawmakers are pushing legislation that would allow Pennsylvanians to vote on the same day they register. Pennsylvania would become the 13th state to permit same-day voter registration under House Bill 13. Rep. Ryan A. Bizzarro (D-Erie) and ...

Pa. House says no, 193-0, to Gov. Wolf's tax plan

06.02.15 | Bob Price

House Republicans called up Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's tax-shifting plan on Monday, and the House shot it down by a unanimous vote. Minority Leader Frank Dermody, D-Oakmont, called the vote on an amendment that contained Wolf's tax plan “a ...

Driver Asleep at Time of 198/Delaware Park Crash

06.02.15 | Bob Price

everal reports say the driver involved in Saturday's crash on the 198 near Delaware Park was asleep at the wheel. Meantime, the DOT announces plans for new barriers along that stretch. Buffalo Police have not returned our calls for comment to ...

Pocono Medical Center, Lehigh Valley Health Plan Merger

06.01.15 | Bob Price

A major medical merger is in the works in the Poconos. Pocono Medical Center is merging with the Lehigh Valley Health Network. Employees at Pocono Medical Center found out Thursday morning that their employer signed a letter of intent to merge ...

State College Ranked Best Town In Pennsylvania

06.01.15 | Bob Price

Residents already knew the secret, but it’s out now: State College is the best town in Pennsylvania. In the 2015 rankings from Niche, State College topped the state list for “best towns” and came in at 14th in the nation. Niche ...

Diver dies after diving near shipwreck in New York

06.01.15 | Bob Price

State police say a diver has died after diving near a shipwreck in the St. Lawrence River. Troopers say they received a distress call just before noon Sunday from a dive charter boat near the Rock Island Lighthouse in Jefferson County. An ...

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