List by Author: Bob Price

State to Launch Ski Bus Service From NYC, Toronto

03.10.14 | Bob Price

The state will launch a bus service to take skiers from New York City and Toronto to some of the state's most popular slopes, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday. The "I Ski NY" bus service will launch next winter and service 13 New York ski areas ...

PA Senate proposes Meth Lab Cleanup Legislation

03.07.14 | Bob Price

Years after The Valley started fighting a rising meth problem, some former meth houses are now back on the market. But sellers can keep that history a secret. Now there is a new effort to make sure home buyers don't unknowingly end up living with ...

Buffalo Celebrates Chicken Wing at 50 !

03.07.14 | Bob Price

Happy 50th birthday, chicken wings.    The milestone is being celebrated Thursday at the Anchor Bar, the Buffalo tavern that's credited with inventing the dish on a March night a half century ago. "When you look at the beginnings of it, ...

Penn State Recommends Hike in Room and Board Fees

03.07.14 | Bob Price

Penn State’s student housing and meal plan costs will jump $200 per semester in 2014-15 for the typical University Park undergraduate, according to a schedule of fees presented to trustees for approval Friday. If the plan passes as ...

Sriram Hathwar Wins Fifth Straight Regional Spelling Bee

03.07.14 | Bob Price

The Regional Spelling Bee took place at Campbell-Savona High School Thursday night, featuring 29 schools and 54 spellers from the Twin Tiers. They all had one goal in mind: make the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.  Sriram ...

U.S. Justice Dept. sues Philly school district over beard-length rule

03.06.14 | Bob Price

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the School District of Philadelphia, claiming a rule regulating the length of employees’ beards constitutes religious discrimination. According to the suit ...

C-PP Discusses Common Core Lesson Plan Replacement, Elementary Schedule Change

03.06.14 | Bob Price

After deciding to stop using New York State’s lesson plans for Common Core, Corning-Painted Post School District leaders met Wednesday night to talk about replacement curriculum. The school board says the teaching plans from the state in ...

Lancaster mother spends nearly eight hours shoplifting from Wal-Mart with her three young kids

03.06.14 | Bob Price

A Lancaster woman was arrested early Wednesday morning after police said she spent nearly eight hours shoplifting from a Wal-Mart as her three young children accompanied her. Heather Lynne Defreitas, 40, is accused of stealing items worth $575 from ...

Schniederman Announces Partnership with Socia Media to Curb Online Gun Sales

03.06.14 | Bob Price

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today joined Facebook, Instagram and leading gun safety organizations in announcing new policies that will help the world’s largest social networking service and owner of the most popular photo-sharing ...

PA universities expect state, students to pick up tab on rising tuition

03.05.14 | Bob Price

State universities contend they will have no choice but to raise tuition unless they get more from taxpayers, but that doesn’t mean students will get more for their money. Funding for Pennsylvania’s four major state-related ...

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