List by Author: Bob Price

State College Ranked Best Town In Pennsylvania

06.01.15 | Bob Price

Residents already knew the secret, but it’s out now: State College is the best town in Pennsylvania. In the 2015 rankings from Niche, State College topped the state list for “best towns” and came in at 14th in the nation. Niche ...

Diver dies after diving near shipwreck in New York

06.01.15 | Bob Price

State police say a diver has died after diving near a shipwreck in the St. Lawrence River. Troopers say they received a distress call just before noon Sunday from a dive charter boat near the Rock Island Lighthouse in Jefferson County. An ...

To 'Amp' Or Not To 'Amp'

06.01.15 | Bob Price

It's a 122-year-old stage that has played host to soaring speeches, debates and musical performances from such luminaries as Susan B. Anthony, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Robert F. Kennedy and Duke Ellington. But the biggest debate now at the ...

FBI, NYS AG, State Police search homes of 3 WNY political figures

05.29.15 | Bob Price

The FBI and state officials executed raids at the homes of three key political figures in Western New York on Thursday under a sealed search warrant, which appear to be zeroing in on campaign finance issues. Sources say federal agents, NYS ...

Inmate dies in Town of Tonawanda police custody

05.29.15 | Bob Price

A female inmate died while in custody of Town of Tonawanda Police early Thursday morning. Police tell 2 On Your Side, the inmate, Peggy Gaiser, 59, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs around 6:00 p.m. Wednesday. ...

Pa. lawmaker wants state to regulate tattoo shops

05.29.15 | Bob Price

If you want to cut and dye hair in Pennsylvania, you need a license. “I had to attend a beauty school for 1,250 hours and at the end of the 1,250 hours I had to apply to take a state board exam, written and practical,” said Jessica ...

Skelos and Son Indicted; Broader & Larger Charges

05.29.15 | Bob Price

The former leader of the New York Senate and his son were indicted Thursday on conspiracy and extortion charges as prosecutors boosted the amount of money from $200,000 to $300,000 that they allege was illegally steered to the son. The indictment ...

N.Y. Fallen Police Dogs Honored

05.28.15 | Bob Price

A unique memorial was held in New York State Wednesday for nine fallen police dogs. A ceremony was held at the K9 Memorial in Menands, north of Albany. The families of officers who lost their canine partners placed american flags and flowers on the ...

NY Assembly votes for universal health coverage

05.28.15 | Bob Price

The New York Assembly voted 89-47 on Wednesday for legislation to establish publicly funded universal health coverage in a so-called single payer system. All New Yorkers could enroll. Backers said it would extend coverage to the uninsured and ...

Gov. Wolf is Sold on Value of Solar Energy Industry

05.28.15 | Bob Price

Philadelphia trails other major American metropolitan areas in its use of solar power, but Gov. Tom Wolf is hoping that the solar initiative proposal in his next statewide budget will light a fire for stronger policies here and across the ...

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