List by Author: Bob Price

Corbett says he will sign legislation allowing cameras to be mounted on police officers' bodies

02.04.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Corbett is expected to sign legislation that would allow Pittsburgh police to use its long-dormant $143,000 stockpile of small helmet- and lapel-mounted video cameras. The state House and Senate passed Senate Bill 57 last week, which ...

Grab the shovel: A foot of snow on the way

02.04.14 | Bob Price

Fire up the snow blower and be careful on the roads: a foot of snow is on the way. The National Weather Service at Greater Binghamton Airport is forecasting 10 to 14 inches of snow throughout the region, expected to start between 10 p.m. and ...

Corbett touts education funding in $29.4 billion state budget proposal to lawmakers

02.04.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Corbett on Tuesday presented a $29.4 billion state budget to a joint session of the General Assembly, saying it does not raise taxes, invests more than $240 million more in block grants for public schools and boosts funding for special ...

Astorino Forms Committee to Run for Governor

02.04.14 | Bob Price

Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has created a campaign committee for governor as he considers a challenge to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The Astorino for Governor committee was registered with the state Board of Elections on ...

Casey: 'Silver Alert' needed to protect seniors with dementia

02.03.14 | Bob Price

The Amber Alert system helps find missing children, and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey wants a similar safeguard for another vulnerable population: seniors. Mr. Casey, who sits on the Senate Special Committee on Aging, said the issue of seniors suffering ...

Firefighters save dog from sinkhole in Buffalo, NY

02.03.14 | Bob Price

A German shepherd is back on solid ground after being rescued from a sinkhole that opened up in a Buffalo park. The 3-year-old dog named Mack dropped more than 10 feet to the bottom of the watery hole during a Sunday morning walk with his owner, ...

Film explores 'Kids for Cash' scandal in Pa.

02.03.14 | Bob Price

Charlie Balasavage, a baby-faced boy of 14, landed in juvenile detention after his parents bought him a stolen scooter. Hillary Transue was sent away over a MySpace parody of her vice principal. Justin Bodnar was locked up for mouthing off to a ...

Flu like illness spreads at Ithaca College

02.03.14 | Bob Price

A nasty flu like illness is going around Ithaca College. In the past week about 30 students have come to the health center complaining about flu like symptoms.Students are asked not to attend class if they are feeling this way and the health center ...

State Republican Party chairman confident Corbett will win re-election

02.03.14 | Bob Price

President Obama's failed policies will be a “millstone around the neck” of Democratic candidates in the November election, and voters will re-elect Gov. Tom Corbett despite his low public approval ratings, state Republican Party ...

N.Y.'s Lotto continues long decline as games grow

02.03.14 | Bob Price

Lotto is still losing its mojo. New York’s venerable twice-weekly Lotto drawing continues its long-term decline in an age of multistate mega jackpots. Even as overall lottery revenues grew, receipts from Lotto dropped from $137.5 million in ...

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