List by Author: Bob Price

PennDOT is planning a major highway construction project in the Northern Tier

07.21.17 | Bob Price

It's going to impact a nine-mile stretch of both the north and sound bound lanes of Intersate-81 in Susquehanna County. Concerned citizens showed up at a special meeting last night in Great Bend to learn how the road repair project will impact...

Two tornadoes blew through the Buffalo area yesterday

07.21.17 | Bob Price

100 mph winds pummeled the Erie County fairgrounds in Hamburg. A second twister touched down in the town of Holland. Hundreds of cars were damaged, roofs destroyed, and power was cut to about 25,000 people. Governor Cuomo took a tour of the...

Cop cars are changing color in Pennsylvania

07.20.17 | Bob Price

The state police are phasing-in a new fleet of vehicles featuring gray instead of white cop cruisers. State Trooper Mark Keyes says from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia and everywhere in between, police sedans and SUVs are making the switch from...

A hiring boom is about to happen in the city of Buffalo

07.20.17 | Bob Price

Japanese electronics giant, Panasonic, needs 300 to work at a new plant in the Queen City. Panasonic will host a job fair July 26th at the Buffalo Employment and Training Center. The company is looking to fill posts in manufacturing...

An 87-year-old Tioga County, PA man is dead following a freak accident

07.20.17 | Bob Price

George Ackley drowned after his motorized scooter rolled down an embankment at his home in Westfield. Ackley became trapped in a ditch that was flooded from recent storms.

Enrollment at New York's 64 SUNY schools is up 6% on average from last year

07.20.17 | Bob Price

Officials credit the Excelsior Scholarship program which offers free college to most students. Some private schools, however, are seeing a noticeable dip in enrollment Bill Cheetham, the admissions chief at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, says...

Health officials have confirmed a second case of a rare tick-borne virus in NY

07.19.17 | Bob Price

This is the same virus that killed a 74-year-old Albany area man earlier this year. The Powassan virus was last detected 20 years ago. It's spread mostly by deer ticks.

Hundreds of veterans will be making their way to Syracuse tomorrow

07.19.17 | Bob Price

Every year, vets from all over New York gather to talk about ways to improve the lives of those who've served. Members in New York logged in over 600,060 volunteer hours in 2016. This year marks the 99th American Legion Convention, which runs...

Efforts to end PA's 18-day stalemate over how to pay for spending plan has hit another wall

07.19.17 | Bob Price

House Republicans have abruptly retreated from talks over raising taxes to help stitch together the "bare-bones" spending package. The GOP says Pennsylvanians are already taxed too much.  They're exploring other revenue sources, including...

The deadline for free SUNY and CUNY tuition this fall is quickly approaching

07.18.17 | Bob Price

With about a month left before classes begin, the deadline to apply for the Excelsior Scholarship is this Friday, July 21. College financial aid advisors say when you apply, you'll need copies of last year's New York state tax returns, a college...

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