List by Author: Bob Price

"Scary Lucy" will soon have a new home

05.12.15 | Bob Price

The so-called "Scary Lucy" statue in Celoron, New York will soon have a new home. The town announced that it is donating the statue, which went viral for its depiction of Lucille Ball, to the National Comedy Center in Jamestown. The center called ...

GOP pensions bill advances in Harrisburg

05.12.15 | Bob Price

Republicans are advancing a legislation designed to overhaul benefits in Pennsylvania’s major public pension systems, over the protests of Democrats who say they’ve not had a chance to even read it. The 410-page bill passed the Senate ...

New NY Senate leader Flanagan already faces tall order

05.12.15 | Bob Price

With a spate of corruption charges, convictions and two legislative leaders recently toppled by scandal, fixing Albany's political machinery would seem a key priority for John Flanagan, the new leader of the state's Senate. But with only six weeks ...

Oh, baby! Mom delivers 13-pound, 10-ounce baby at Pittsburgh hospital

05.11.15 | Bob Price

Talk about a big bundle of joy. An Ellwood City woman delivered a 13-pound, 10-ounce baby in West Penn Hospital, doctors with Allegheny Health Network said Friday. Isaac Michael Hall, who measured 25 1⁄2 inches, was born via a scheduled ...

N.Y.'s Schneiderman Proposes Free Birth-Control Access Law

05.11.15 | Bob Price

Insurers would be required to increase free access to contraceptives in New York under expanded coverage requirements proposed by state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.  A bill set to be introduced in Albany Monday by Schneiderman would ...

Pennsylvania Senate expected to pass public employee pension overhaul

05.11.15 | Bob Price

A Senate vote this week on a bill to eliminate guaranteed pension benefits for state and school employees sets the stage for budget negotiations between Republicans controlling the legislature and Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat. Curbing pension ...

Church program bridges gap to help those in need

05.11.15 | Bob Price

A downtown Binghamton church helps supply people in need with toothpaste, shampoo and other items to help them stretch their tight budgets. The Care and Share Project distributes household items and toiletries to people in need once a month at the ...

Anglers Concerned After Bass Caught In Susquehanna River Tests Positive For Cancer

05.07.15 | Bob Price

There’s an alert for area fishermen and fisherwomen as bass season is set to start next month. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission says a smallmouth bass with a large growth on its lip has now tested positive for a rare cancer. The ...

Several Car Break-Ins Reported in Town of Tonawanda

05.07.15 | Bob Price

Thieves have broken into several cars in a Town of Tonawanda neighborhood. While most of the cars were left unlocked, one man says he knows he locked his doors. "It's a violation, obviously, because it's just so unexpected and out of the blue," ...

Property-tax debate looms in Pa. House

05.07.15 | Bob Price

A ranking House Republican said Wednesday that party leaders were ready to put to a vote a hotly debated property-tax-relief proposal, shifting the spotlight to an issue certain to become a key point in this year's budget talks. Majority ...

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