List by Author: Bob Price

School Budgets: Is Your District Spending More? Raising Taxes?

05.19.15 | Bob Price

As voters go to the polls across New York to decide on the fate of their school district's spending plans, there are only four districts in Erie County that have cut spending below last year's levels.    But not one of them has ...

Former candidate pleads guilty in S. Tier attack plot

05.18.15 | Bob Price

Robert Doggart, 63, who ran for Congress in Tennessee in 2014, has accepted a plea deal in federal court after an investigation discovered he was planning to attack a Muslim community in Hancock, Delaware County, court documents say. Doggart ...

Pa. rep, river advocates call on DEP to save the Susquehanna

05.18.15 | Bob Price

A state representative and advocates for the health of the Susquehanna River are calling on the Department of Environmental Protection to take immediate steps to begin a clean-up following the discovery of a cancerous fish. State Rep. Sue Helm ...

Race For The Cure in Elmira

05.18.15 | Bob Price

Downtown Elmira was a sea of pink for the 17th annual Komen Twin Tiers Race For The Cure. Almost 4000 people raced for those in their lives affected by breast cancer."Every year I race for my grandmother, she beat cancer twice," Participant ...

Amtrak to restore full Northeast Corridor service

05.18.15 | Bob Price

As Amtrak trains begin rolling between New York and Philadelphia for the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia, officials are vowing to have safer trains and tracks while investigators are trying to determine the ...

PA Supreme Court candidates hit the airwaves

05.14.15 | Bob Price

Candidates for Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court are spending large amounts of money on air time for campaign TV ads as the primary approaches. A week before the May 19th primary, the total was about $1.5 million. The nonpartisan groups Justice at ...

Help on the way for waterless Niagara Falls neighborhood

05.14.15 | Bob Price

There's a "HOUSE FOR SALE" sign in George Vacanti's front lawn. But he has no interest in selling his home on 72nd Street. "No," Vacanti emphasized, "it's not for sale." He quickly pointed to the bottom of the sign, where a second phrase reads: ...

Pa. beekeepers lose more than half their colonies

05.14.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania beekeepers reported losing 61 percent of their colonies to Colony Collapse Disorder between April 2014 and April 2015, according to a federal survey released Wednesday. Nationally, beekeepers reported losing 42.1 percent of their ...

New York finalizes fracking review

05.14.15 | Bob Price

The state Department of Environmental Conservation released a 2,000-page, seven-years-in-the-making report Wednesday that lays the groundwork for the state's promised ban of large-scale hydraulic fracturing. The release of the voluminous document, ...

House approves Pa. GOP's plan for property tax cuts

05.13.15 | Bob Price

A plan to replace nearly $5 billion in the property taxes that are used to fund public education in Pennsylvania with higher sales and income taxes passed the state House on Tuesday, placing the issue squarely before lawmakers at the start of peak ...

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