List by Author: Bob Price

Local Woman Competes in Jeopardy Wednesday Night

01.14.16 | Bob Price

A woman born and raised in Westfield, Pennsylvania was a Jeopardy contestant Wednesday night. 28-year-old Megan Metcalf, a 2005 graduate of the Jasper-Troupsburg Central School District, went head to head with two other contestants on the show ...

Cuomo unveils 2016 plans for housing, transportation

01.14.16 | Bob Price

Housing the homeless, a higher minimum wage and paid family leave top an ambitious agenda detailed Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in an address that featured personal connections to policy, a heckling legislator and a vision that balanced liberal ...

Rendell urges Senate committee not to recommend Kane's removal from office

01.13.16 | Bob Price

Former Gov. Ed Rendell on Tuesday urged a Senate panel not to recommend Attorney General Kathleen Kane's removal until a newly constituted Supreme Court rules on her request to rescind her law license suspension. “This is an almost entirely ...

Cuomo to unveil budget plan and initiatives for 2016

01.13.16 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $140 billion-plus budget proposal and remaining initiatives for 2016 will be unveiled in an address to lawmakers that follows nearly two weeks of headline-grabbing announcements by the New York Democrat. In the run-up to the ...

Sandusky-founded charity asks court OK to go out of business

01.13.16 | Bob Price

The charity founded by disgraced former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky has filed a court petition seeking permission to go out of business. WJAC-TV reported the Second Mile organization filed the 40-page petition in Centre County on ...

Advocates for assisted suicide push for law

01.13.16 | Bob Price

Advocates of medically assisted suicide want New York lawmakers to pass legislation authorizing terminally ill patients to request drugs to end their lives. But they acknowledge the measure faces significant challenges. The proposal would require ...

Cuomo's office cleared in Moreland Commision probe

01.12.16 | Bob Price

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's ominous line to Albany to "stay tuned" apparently no longer applies to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's handling of the Moreland Commission. Bharara said Monday there is “insufficient evidence to prove a federal crime” ...

SUNY urges state leaders to support tuition hike

01.12.16 | Bob Price

The State University of New York on Monday urged state leaders to support another round of potential tuition increases and rolled out a series of initiatives to help students and staff. The speech comes at a critical time for SUNY: Chancellor ...

Kathleen Kane: Senate lacks authority to remove an attorney general

01.12.16 | Bob Price

A Senate panel lacks the authority to remove an attorney general under the state Constitution, Kathleen Kane wrote in a response to Tuesday's hearing. Kane, who faces criminal charges related to the alleged leak of secret grand jury ...

Travel advisories issued in some parts of WNY

01.12.16 | Bob Price

Several travel advisories have been issued in Western New York due to the lake effect snow storm.   Travel advisories mean no unnecessary travel. They are:   City of Dunkirk Town of Evans Village of Angola Town of Eden Town of ...

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