List by Author: Bob Price

Church program bridges gap to help those in need

05.11.15 | Bob Price

A downtown Binghamton church helps supply people in need with toothpaste, shampoo and other items to help them stretch their tight budgets. The Care and Share Project distributes household items and toiletries to people in need once a month at the ...

Anglers Concerned After Bass Caught In Susquehanna River Tests Positive For Cancer

05.07.15 | Bob Price

There’s an alert for area fishermen and fisherwomen as bass season is set to start next month. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission says a smallmouth bass with a large growth on its lip has now tested positive for a rare cancer. The ...

Several Car Break-Ins Reported in Town of Tonawanda

05.07.15 | Bob Price

Thieves have broken into several cars in a Town of Tonawanda neighborhood. While most of the cars were left unlocked, one man says he knows he locked his doors. "It's a violation, obviously, because it's just so unexpected and out of the blue," ...

Property-tax debate looms in Pa. House

05.07.15 | Bob Price

A ranking House Republican said Wednesday that party leaders were ready to put to a vote a hotly debated property-tax-relief proposal, shifting the spotlight to an issue certain to become a key point in this year's budget talks. Majority ...

Democrats fail to oust NY Senate's GOP leader after arrest

05.07.15 | Bob Price

The Republican leader of the state Senate survived a largely symbolic effort by Democratic lawmakers to oust him from his position Wednesday following his arrest on federal corruption charges. Democratic lawmakers walked out of the Senate in ...

Is Cannabis a Rx for PA?

05.06.15 | Bob Price

State lawmakers are considering making marijuana legal to treat illnesses such as epilepsy and multiple sclerosis. State senators could vote on a bill as early as next week. It would have to clear the State House. Republicans control both houses ...

Judge: Deadlocked Harris jury must 'keep an open mind'

05.06.15 | Bob Price

The judge in Cal Harris' murder trial urged a deadlocked jury Tuesday to continue deliberating "with an open mind" until its members reach a verdict. Jurors are scheduled to return to Schoharie County Court for a fifth day of deliberations ...

Pennsylvania House votes to cut own ranks, trim Senate

05.06.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania state representatives took a step Tuesday toward trimming dozens of members from the Legislature, the latest move in a campaign to amend the state constitution that for several years has frustrated its supporters. The House voted ...

Local GOP senator: Skelos should step aside

05.06.15 | Bob Price

Sen. Robert Ortt of Niagara County is among a few GOP lawmakers now calling on Dean Skelos to step aside as majority leader of the State Senate. Skelos and his son, Adam, were arrested Monday on federal corruption charges, including fraud and ...

Small-town police struggle to survive as tax bases shrink

05.04.15 | Bob Price

With a rusty frame and a failing transmission, Scottdale's 9-year-old police car was on its last legs. But times were tough, money was tight, and borough officials were not sure where they would find the extra cash for a new cruiser. So residents ...

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