List by Author: Bob Price

81,000 in PA sign up for Obamacare

01.14.14 | Bob Price

More than 81,000 Pennsylvanians were among the 2.2 million Americans who signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to statistics released in Harrisburg. Halfway through the open enrollment period, federal ...

11 vacant seats in 212-member NY state Legislature

01.14.14 | Bob Price

Two more scandal-ensnared assemblymen are leaving a state Legislature that already had nine empty seats, and it's unclear if special elections will be held to fill the offices, which represent an estimated 1 million-plus people. The 11 vacant seats ...

Bradford County Coroner: 87 Bones Found, Including Skull

01.14.14 | Bob Price

Northern tier officials have confirmed the human remains found in Bradford County this past weekend are bones.  Coroner Tom Carmen says 87 bones were recovered, including a human skull.  The remains were found just off a dirt road in ...

Girl, 13, struck by bullet in western NY

01.14.14 | Bob Price

Police say a 13-year-old girl who was shot while on the front porch of her home in Rochester was not the intended target. Captain Ray Dearcop tells the Democrat & Chronicle the girl was struck around 4:50 p.m. Monday while on an enclosed porch. ...

State University of NY expands online presence

01.13.14 | Bob Price

New York state's 64-campus university system is undertaking a major virtual expansion, adding new online degree programs and enhancing academic and technical support for students taking classes via computer. In what it's calling "Open SUNY," the ...

Pennsylvania Senate president targets welfare fraud

01.13.14 | Bob Price

The state Senate president plans to introduce legislation aimed at what he says is an outcry over welfare abuse. Among the proposals: increased penalties for fraud such as making the receipt of fraudulent benefits worth more than $1,000 a ...

NY lawmaker accused of harassment retires

01.13.14 | Bob Price

A Buffalo-area Assemblyman accused of sexually harassing female staffers announced Sunday that he'll retire while continuing to defend himself in court against allegations he calls false.Dennis Gabryszak has been accused by seven former and current ...

Investigation into Remains Found in Bradford County Continues

01.13.14 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda say the remains were found in a wooded area just off Bennett Road in Burlington Township, right near the Burlington-Towanda Township line. While State Police continue to investigate, neighbors had mixed feelings ...

Niagara Falls Partially Freezes Over: Images

01.10.14 | Bob Price

The record-breaking cold spell in the U.S. this week actually froze parts of Niagara falls. While it did not totally freeze over, there were some spectacular ice formations on both the American and Canadian sides. Historians say there are only a ...

Penn State panel to vote on coach; reports point to Franklin

01.10.14 | Bob Price

Despite two reports that said he would become the next head football coach at Penn State, Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin gave no public indication Thursday that he would take the job. As Nittany Lions fans waited for Franklin to come aboard ...

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