List by Author: Bob Price

90 Year-old World War II Vet Ronald Gilroy received his high school diploma last night in Carbondale, Pennsylvania

06.09.16 | Bob Price

After the war, Gilroy moved back to Carbondale where he and his wife raised a family of seven. Many of those children and grand-children were on hand for last night's ceremony.Ronald Gilroy quit school at the age of 17 to join the army in ...

A massive Fed-Ex ground terminal being planned in Northampton County, Pennslyvania will mean hundreds of jobs for the Lehigh Valley

06.09.16 | Bob Price

Once built, it will be Fed-Ex's largest warehouse and logistics hub among the 34 it operates nationwide. The mega-hub is expected to open in the fall of 2018.

Pennsylvania pro-life activists continue to push for abortion restrictions that recognize the humanity of the unborn

06.09.16 | Bob Price

State Senator Kathy Rapp spoke at a "Stand up for Life" rally yesterday in Harrisburg.  She said, "Seventeen states have already banned dismemberment abortion."The Pennsylvania Pro-life Federation is pushing for passage of a bill that makes ...

Three Ohio residents have been charged with assaulting a central New York prison guard who was burned by an exploding package last month

06.09.16 | Bob Price

The Oneida County sheriff says the May 29th attack in the Rome suburb of Floyd was intended to stop a 53-year-old prison guard from reporting an elder care scam against his mother in Ohio.          ...

New York home-school activists are lobbying state lawmakers for reforms that make it easier for kids educated at home to go to college

06.07.16 | Bob Price

Michael Bailey with Loving Education at Home says there's legislation in the works in the Senate and Assembly that would reduce the bureaucratic red-tape facing today's home-schooling families.The home-school activists say New York is doing its ...

A World War I vet's long-lost purple heart has been returned to his 92-year-old daughter in Dunmore, PA

06.07.16 | Bob Price

Clarence Singer's medal was located by a group that's sole purpose is to reunite lost purple hearts with service members or their descendants. The Vermont-based Purple Hearts Reunited, hopes to return 100 medals earned in World War I by next ...

The NY inspector general has released a long awaited report on the prison break from the Clinton Correction Facility

06.07.16 | Bob Price

The report says "chronic complacency" and "systematic failures" at the prison led to the escape of convicted killers, Richard Matt and David Sweat.         The report was released on the one-year anniversary ...

The deadline to apply for Pennsylvania's property tax rebate program is being extended to December 31st

06.07.16 | Bob Price

Participants get an additional six month to apply this year. Revenue Secretary Eileen McNulty said, "Last year, nearly 600,000 people benefited from the program. Distribution of rebates starts July 1, so eligible Pennsylvanians are encouraged to ...

Heroin, Uber, fantasy sports top NY lawmakers' final agenda

06.06.16 | Bob Price

Brewing up a Budget: Will state spending plan pass on time?

06.06.16 | Bob Price

Workers at Little Amps Coffee Roasters in downtown Harrisburg know all about brewing coffee. Sitting in the shadow of the State Capitol, they know a thing or two about the state budget as well. Lawmakers and lobbyists make up a large chunk of ...

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