List by Author: Bob Price

Indian Group looks to Expand Casino Operations in NY

03.04.14 | Bob Price

The Seneca Indian Nation has purchased 32 acres in a suburb of Rochester as the potential site of a fourth western New York casino.    The $2.7 million purchase was announced by the Seneca Gaming Corporation on Monday.    ...

Justices Reject Pa. 'Kids for Cash' Judge's appeal

03.04.14 | Bob Price

The Supreme Court says it won't hear an appeal from a former northeastern Pennsylvania judge convicted in the "kids for cash" scandal. Former Luzerne County Judge Mark Ciavarella Jr. (shiv-uh-REL'-uh) is serving a 28-year prison sentence after his ...

Cold Threatens Maple Syrup Production

03.04.14 | Bob Price

Maple syrup producers across New York say the season is off to a slow start because of frigid weather. The best weather for sap is daytime temperatures in the low 40s and nighttime lows in the 20s. But this winter has been so cold ...

Pa Student Charged With Calling In Threat

03.04.14 | Bob Price

An Abington Heights High School senior was arrested Monday and accused of phoning in a bomb threat to the school. Police said he phoned in the threat because he didn’t do his homework thinking there would be a snow day. At least that was ...

New Penn St. president seeks change of focus

03.03.14 | Bob Price

Penn State's next president is ready for the spotlight to shift away from the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal and on to the many things Pennsylvania's largest university has to offer. In a phone interview Friday from Florida, ...

Pa Senator lobbies to change laws against snow on cars

03.03.14 | Bob Price

It's more than "common courtesy" to clean off your car after it snows.In some states, it's the law.Here in Pennsylvania, one lawmaker says she's pushing to make the highways safer from so-called ice missiles."I saw something coming toward the ...

Robots take hold on New York farms

03.03.14 | Bob Price

Bill Kilcer faced a turning point. The heart of his Genoa dairy farm, the milking parlor, was showing its age and breaking down too often. But it was just as the Great Recession was taking hold, and replacing the milking equipment was not an ...

Gov. Cuomo to air TV ads for N.Y. property-tax freeze

03.03.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will hit the airwaves this week to promote his property-tax freeze. Cuomo plans to appear in a television ad across the state to push lawmakers to support his proposal that would freeze property taxes for two years if local ...

Cold Weather Causing Furnace Problems

02.28.14 | Bob Price

The prolonged cold temperatures this winter have caused more furnace issues throughout the area.Technicians with Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning say that they've had more calls than usual for broken furnaces around the area this year.They say ...

Clinton, Christie Top Presidential Pack In Pennsylvania

02.28.14 | Bob Price

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Christopher Christie lead the 2016 presidential pack in Pennsylvania, locked in a tie in this critical swing state, with 44 percent for Secretary Clinton and 43 percent for Gov. ...

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