List by Author�: Bob Price

A strike date is set for faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities

09.26.16 | Bob Price

Union leaders say faculty members will go on strike Wednesday, October 19th unless a new contract agreement is reached that they say is fair to students and faculty. Class size, health-care, and pension reform are some of the key sticking...

The airport in Elmira, NY is getting a major overhaul

09.22.16 | Bob Price

The Elmira-Corning Regional Airport is receiving $40 million from the state to make major renovations and security upgrades.   The money will also be used to build a new restaurant and develop retail space around the airport. State senator...

Legislation in the works in Harrisburg would streamline and speed up the adoption process throughout Pennsylvania

09.22.16 | Bob Price

The House bill would cut in half the period of time that a birth mother has to revoke her consent for adoption.

The decision by SUNY to ban questions about criminal history on college applications is getting a thumbs up from one local education leader

09.22.16 | Bob Price

Kevin Drum is the president of Broome Community College.  He says the schools can help students turn their lives around.Students have mixed reaction to the "Ban the Box" movement.Each year, nearly 3,000 SUNY applicants answer "yes" to...

Some good police work has netted a huge drug bust in western Pennsylvania

09.22.16 | Bob Price

75 felony arrests were made as undercover cops spent six months investigating a drug trafficking ring. Attorney General Bruce Beemer says some of the product the dope-dealers were peddling included "heroin, crack cocaine and prescription...

Pennsylvania lawmakers are putting local gun laws in the crosshairs again

09.21.16 | Bob Price

The move is on To re-enact legislation that would let the NRA and other gun-right" groups challenge local firearm restrictions. The House Judiciary Committee has voted to advance the gun-friendly legislation that was thrown-out by the courts...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has a big announcement in Big Flats today

09.21.16 | Bob Price

He'll be at the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport for what's being billed as a significant economic development speech.

Spotlight on Supreme Court as battle over judges' retirement age

09.20.16 | Bob Price

By the end of the year, 19 judges statewide could be forced to retire, including the chief justice of Pennsylvania's Supreme Court. By the end of next year, 28 more would be expected to join their ranks. Voters could change that in November...

Bomb squad in Niagara Falls finds no danger in backpack

09.20.16 | Bob Price

A large backpack left near a downtown Niagara Falls hotel has been determined safe by police. The Erie County Bomb Squad brought in two robots to investigate the backpack near the Sheraton Hotel Monday afternoon. Parts of three streets were shut...

Several RV’s Burn in Schuylkill County

09.20.16 | Bob Price

Multiple RV’s caught fire in Schuylkill County Monday night. Flames broke out around 10 p.m. on Pole Road in East Union Township near Ringtown. At least a dozen fire companies responded. According to the fire chief, four RV’s...

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