List by Author: Bob Price

County Sheriffs Speak Out on SAFE Act

02.03.14 | Bob Price

In the year since the passage of the New York SAFE Act, the law has been met with opposition from many angles, including local law enforcement.  Our news partner, WETM in Elmira sat down with several county sheriffs in the Southern Tier to ask ...

NRA-led Great American Outdoor Show opens Saturday at state Farm Show Complex

01.30.14 | Bob Price

The National Rifle Association's Great American Outdoor Show is set to run Feb. 1-9 at the state Farm Show Complex on Cameron Street. "We're incredibly excited about the whole thing," said Lars Dalseide, NRA media relations manager. For those of ...

35,446 fans to fill Carrier Dome Saturday to beat SU record

01.30.14 | Bob Price

It's now official. The first ACC tilt between two traditional college basketball powers will be played in front of a Carrier Dome record crowd. Syracuse University's Athletics Department announced Thursday afternoon that a capacity crowd of 35,446 ...

Trump on governor's race : 'I Believe I Will Win'

01.30.14 | Bob Price

Donald Trump is sounding confident as he nears a decision on whether to run for governor of New York.  The billionaire real estate developer told a Buffalo radio station Thursday that if he does run, he believes ...

Poll: majority in Pa. support gas drilling

01.30.14 | Bob Price

A new poll shows that a significant majority of people in Pennsylvania support the boom in Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling, but many also have concerns about environmental impacts. The Franklin & Marshall College poll released Thursday ...

Corbett in trouble shows Keystone State poll

01.29.14 | Bob Price

The Republican governor of Pennsylvania faces a challenging political environment as he campaigns for reelection this year, according to two Jan. 22 Human Events/Gravis polls of Keystone State voters. In the poll of 956 registered Republican ...

NY commissioner: No plans for fracking permits

01.29.14 | Bob Price

It's "extremely unlikely" that permits for shale gas drilling and fracking will be issued by New York regulators before 2015, state Environmental Commissioner Joe Martens said Wednesday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $137.2 billion budget for the fiscal ...

Trump prominently considers run for NY governor

01.29.14 | Bob Price

Donald Trump, the nation's most shameless political flirt, is at it again. This time, the billionaire real estate mogul, reality TV star and perennial self-promoter is toying with the idea of challenging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, saying the ...

NY boy hailed for saving 6 is honorary firefighter

01.29.14 | Bob Price

Local firefighters have adopted as one of their own a 9-year-old boy who died saving six relatives from a fire that destroyed his grandfather's upstate New York home. A stream of cars and fire vehicles made its way Wednesday to St. John of ...

Upstate NY unemployment drops to 6.4 percent

01.28.14 | Bob Price

The unemployment rate for New York's 52-county upstate region fell to 6.4 percent in December, down from 8.4 percent a year earlier, according to state Labor Department figures released Tuesday. The 10-county downstate region including New York ...

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