List by Author: Bob Price

Oh, baby! Mom delivers 13-pound, 10-ounce baby at Pittsburgh hospital

05.11.15 | Bob Price

Talk about a big bundle of joy. An Ellwood City woman delivered a 13-pound, 10-ounce baby in West Penn Hospital, doctors with Allegheny Health Network said Friday. Isaac Michael Hall, who measured 25 1⁄2 inches, was born via a scheduled ...

N.Y.'s Schneiderman Proposes Free Birth-Control Access Law

05.11.15 | Bob Price

Insurers would be required to increase free access to contraceptives in New York under expanded coverage requirements proposed by state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.  A bill set to be introduced in Albany Monday by Schneiderman would ...

Pennsylvania Senate expected to pass public employee pension overhaul

05.11.15 | Bob Price

A Senate vote this week on a bill to eliminate guaranteed pension benefits for state and school employees sets the stage for budget negotiations between Republicans controlling the legislature and Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat. Curbing pension ...

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 ...

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