List by Author: Bob Price

Travel Tips for the Airport's Busy Season

11.25.15 | Bob Price

If you're heading out to see family (or maybe running away from them) Wednesday, transportation officials are hoping you will follow a few tips help to keep things at the airport moving. "The terminal is going to be a lot busier than ...

Pa. House votes to delay graduation exams for 2 more years

11.24.15 | Bob Price

The state House is giving its approval to a plan to delay for two years a set of mandatory tests for Pennsylvania students before they can graduate high school. State representatives voted unanimously on Monday to implement the Keystone Exams in ...

Wolf: Budget deal in 'deep peril'

11.24.15 | Bob Price

Acknowledging that the plan to resolve the five-month budget impasse is in "deep peril," Gov. Wolf on Monday blamed Republican legislators for the potential collapse of a tentative agreement and urged a new effort to save the deal. At the same ...

Local Pastor Begins Week on the Street to Raise Awareness

11.24.15 | Bob Price

Starting Monday night, Reverend Eric Johns of the Buffalo Dream Center will spend five days with the homeless. It's the 17th year the pastor will spend nights out in the cold in an effort to draw attention to those in need over the holiday season. ...

Libous sentencing Tuesday but no jail time expected

11.24.15 | Bob Price

Former state Sen. Thomas Libous, who began the year as the Senate’s second-ranking member before he was convicted of a felony in July, is set to be sentenced Tuesday. But the 27-year senator isn't expected to end up in jail. Libous, 62, is ...

Pa. leads nation in young men's overdose deaths

11.23.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania leads the nation - New Jersey is fourth - in drug overdose deaths among young adult men, according to a new analysis, raising the local level of urgency about an epidemic that over the last decade has killed more than twice as many ...

VA holds Thanksgiving meal for homeless vets

11.23.15 | Bob Price

We're celebrating Western New York with a holiday event for some local heroes in need. The VA held its 15th annual Thanksgiving dinner for homeless veterans on Sunday. The meal was provided through donations from the community and helped feed ...

Budget impasse may extend beyond Thanksgiving

11.23.15 | Bob Price

The glimmer of hope that surfaced last week for a budget breakthrough has given way to the stark reality that a state budget agreement most likely won’t be reached by Thanksgiving. That would drag the impasse between Gov. Tom Wolf and state ...

State suspends dental assistant who stole painkillers

11.23.15 | Bob Price

A central New York dental assistant who pleaded guilty to stealing painkillers from a dental office for her own use has been suspended. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports (http://bit.ly/1Mx2i1B ) Michelle Marie Kelly was charged by the state ...

Hundreds Of Syrian Refugees Arrive In Pennsylvania

11.20.15 | Bob Price

They are Egyptian, Jordanian, Iraqi – but mostly Syrian, and just under 200 arrived to the Syrian Arab American Charity Association in Allentown to receive food, supplies and medical care. “No one comes here to make problems… ...

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