List by Author�: Bob Price

NY eases school concerns over abuse probes

10.04.16 | Bob Price

A federal court decision led some New York schools to block child-abuse investigators from interviewing students at school without their parents' consent, according to the state Office of Children and Family Services. The state agency...

There's a water emergency in Corry, Pennsylvania

10.03.16 | Bob Price

A water main break drained the entire Corry Reservoir of 300 million gallons over the weekend. Corry Mayor Charles Campbell says the departments of public safety and health have been called to make sure residents are taken care of.It'll take up...

For the fourth year in a row, a local runner has won the Wineglass Marathon in Steuben County, New York

10.03.16 | Bob Price

Bryan Morseman crossed the finish line in two hours, 24 minutes and 49 seconds.23-year-old Baily Drewes, a Cornell University graduate student, won the women's division in two hours, 47 minutes and 36 seconds. 7,000 runners took part in the race...

A national cyber security firm says Pennsylvania is vulnerable to hackers this election day

10.03.16 | Bob Price

Experts say it's because there's no paper trail with the voting machines and that makes the election results easier to tamper with.Ben Johnson runs the cyber security firm Carbon Black. Election officials in Harrisburg say the kind of voting...

New York Senator Chuck Schumer says the federal nuclear regulatory commission needs to close a loophole that could allow terrorists to buy material for a dirty bomb

10.03.16 | Bob Price

Schumer also says the federal government needs to do a better  job protecting 9-1-1 call centers from cyber attacks. More than 240 million calls are placed to 9-1-1 centers each year in the U.S.

Medical providers across Pennsylvania came together yesterday to talk about recovery from the disease of drug addiction

09.30.16 | Bob Price

Physician General Rachel Levin led the discussion on ways the Pennsylvania healthcare system can more effectively treat drug addiction. Gary Tennis with the state health department says " a thousand American's a week are dying of drug...

Chronic absenteeism is a huge problem in public schools right now, so much of a problem that the state of New York is raising awareness about the issue

09.30.16 | Bob Price

Education activist Steve Hughes with the United Way of the Southern Tier says nearly 24% of children K through three are absent. Hillary Austin is superintendent for the Elmira School District says it's important for leaders to look at absence...

Pennsylvania school kids are making "modest gains" on standarized tests

09.30.16 | Bob Price

Education director Pedro Rivera says student performance is "trending in the right direction" but more needs to be done to close the achievement gap. 54% of third graders in Pennsylvania are proficient in math; 51 percent in English. In 8th...

New York is spending $2.5 million to help farmers reduce their carbon footprint

09.30.16 | Bob Price

The state agriculture department says the funds can also be used by farmers to recover from the summer drought. 26 counties have been declared drought disaster zones.

The Pennsylvania House will not be voting any time soon on legislation to protect landowners royalty rights

09.29.16 | Bob Price

The GOP leadership has tabled, for now the measure that makes the energy companies pay a minimum royalty for the gas extracted from private property. Hundreds of landowners in Bradford County rallied in Harrisburg this week, arguing they're...

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