List by Author: Bob Price

Unions coalesce against ‘paycheck protection’ legislation

01.23.14 | Bob Price

Unions across Pennsylvania are fighting a proposal that would end the practice of automatically deducting dues from public workers’ paychecks. The plan squelches the voice of organized labor, the labor groups say. “This is as ...

Monterey Shock to Graduate Final Class Thursday

01.23.14 | Bob Price

On Thursday, the Monterey Shock Incarceration Facility in Schuyler County will graduate its final class of inmates. In July of last year, the Cuomo administration unveiled a plan to shutdown the facility due to downsizing and consolidation.There is ...

Double Murder in Cattaruagus County

01.23.14 | Bob Price

Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating an apparent double murder-attempted suicide Wednesday. Sheriff Tim Whitcomb says the shooting happened on NIchols Run Road. The suspect was injured in an apparent suicide attempt, says ...

NY boy killed in fire hailed as hero for saving 6

01.23.14 | Bob Price

An 8-year-old boy who died while trying to rescue his disabled grandfather from a burning mobile home had saved the lives of six relatives after being awoken by a burning blanket, authorities said. Tyler Doohan was being called a hero by ...

Casey touts need for wage hike as Pa. economy lags

01.22.14 | Bob Price

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey doesn’t accept the argument that raising the minimum wage will dampen job growth. The Scranton Democrat has reiterated his support for increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour and indexing it to ...

Newfield Woman Arrested In Meth Lab Raid

01.22.14 | Bob Price

A Newfield woman is under arrest after Tompkins County Sheriff's find a meth lab at her home over the weekend.31-year-old Krystle Bain is charged with unlawfully making of meth, a felony.The sheriff's responded to 43 Rowell Hill Road in the Town of ...

Cuomo urged to apologize for 'intolerant' words

01.22.14 | Bob Price

The Republican county executive considering a run for governor said Wednesday that incumbent Democrat Andrew Cuomo should apologize for comments he made about "extreme conservatives." Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, who said he'll ...

Corbett: Judge should overturn ruling deeming voter ID law illegal

01.22.14 | Bob Price

Pa Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday he does not agree with a judge's ruling that shot down the state's voter identification law and will ask the judge to reconsider his decision. While declining to elaborate, Corbett said he is not ...

Cuomo calls for panel to take 'corrective action' on Common Core

01.21.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that he will assemble a panel of educators and legislators to fix what he said was a "flawed" rollout of the Common Core learning standards in New York's schools. "The way the Common Core has been managed by the ...

Towanda man faces 5,118 sexual abuse charges

01.21.14 | Bob Price

A Towanda man was charged Tuesday with thousands of sexual abuse charges in connection with assaults that occurred over a 21-year period. Towanda Borough Police charged Donald C. Burrell, 55, of Maple Street, with 2,870 counts of rape, ...

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