List by Author: Bob Price

New York to require meningitis vaccine for 7th, 12th graders

09.01.16 | Bob Price

As of Thursday all students entering the 7th or 12th grades in New York state will be required to be vaccinated against meningitis. Twenty seven states already require the vaccine as part of standard immunizations. Meningitis refers to acute and ...

State Fair salute to Little League champs free for locals

09.01.16 | Bob Price

Residents of Broome, Chenango and Tioga counties can get into the State Fair for free to help celebrate the new Little League World Series champions. The Maine-Endwell Little League team from the Binghamton area will be honored with a special ...

Hot Enough for You This August?

09.01.16 | Bob Price

The average temperature in Western New York was 75.7 degrees in August, making it the hottest August on record. The mark topples the 75.2 set in 1947. National Weather Service meteorologist Aaron Reynolds says there was a high pressure front that ...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is congratulating Maine-Endwell on its Little League World Series title

08.30.16 | Bob Price

The accolades keep coming in for these pint-sized ball players from Broome County.Governor Cuomo says he tips his hat to the coaching staff for their leadership and passion throughout the team's perfect season.  He adds, "These exceptional ...

Broome County, New York hopes to become a national trendsetter when it comes to curbing prescription painkiller and heroin abuse

08.29.16 | Bob Price

District Attorney Steve Cornwell made national headlines this summer when he recommended pursuing murder charges against any person that traffics drugs that wind up killing another individual.There were 53 drug-overdose deaths in Broome County ...

A public hearing will happen tomorrow on Pennsylvania's bathroom bill

08.29.16 | Bob Price

Senate Bill 1306 would remove privacy rights in Pennsylvania by forcing employers to open their sex specific locker rooms, showers and restrooms to the opposite sex. Pro-family groups like the Pennsylvania Family Institute argue nothing less than ...

A direct flight from New Jersey to Toronto changed planes three times yesterday, including once in Rochester

08.26.16 | Bob Price, Sarah Harnisch

The United Airlines flight was greeted by fire trucks on the tarmac at the Rochester International Airport. For the passengers on board, it was the second emergency landing of the day. Their first plane had to turn around at Newark. Lee Hazan and ...

A plan's in the works in Pennsylvania to freeze tuition for five years at the 14 state-owned universities

08.24.16 | Bob Price

The bi-partisan effort will be formally submitted to the House when it reconvenes next month.   The goal is to make it easier for the middle class to afford a college education.   If adopted, the tuition freeze would impact more than ...

World War II Planes on Display

08.23.16 | Bob Price

It's not too often you get to see World War II bombers at your local airport, but this week you can at the Hazleton Airport. From a P-51 Mustang to a B-17 Flying Fortress, they're all here for this year's Wings Over Hazleton event. The event runs ...

Maine-Endwell advances in Little League World Series with win over Tennessee

08.23.16 | Bob Price

Maine-Endwell took on Southeast Champion Goodlettsville, Tennessee in the second round of the Little League World Series Monday afternoon. Maine-Endwell beat Tennessee 3-1. Ryan Harlost kicked things off at the bottom of the 1st inning with a ...

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