List by Author: Bob Price

The Villanova Wildcats are college basketball's new champs

04.05.16 | Bob Price

Villanova is celebrating it's second men's title ever--the first in over 30 years after a last second, buzzer-beater over North Carolina last night.Villanova forward Kris Jenkins hit a 3-point shot as time expired.  &nbs...

Bus crashes into car in Mt. Morris, NY

04.05.16 | Bob Price

A Nunda, NY woman was killed in a 3-vehicle, weather-related accident yesterday morning near Mt. Morris.The crash on Route 36 involved a 12-passenger tour bus from China.Police say the bus crossed the center line and slammed head-on into a small ...

The Pennsylvania House could vote this week on fetal pain awareness legislation

04.05.16 | Bob Price

The measure was voted out of committee yesterday.   It bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Republican representative Kathy Rapp sponsored the bill. The reforms are the first in a quarter century to Pennsylvania's abortion ...

State testing starts today in New York

04.05.16 | Bob Price

Two weeks of common-core aligned math and English exams begin today for 3rd thru 8th graders.Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia hopes those who boycotted the tests last year will give them a "shot" this go around. Several reforms have been ...

NY Education Chief comments on State Tests

03.18.16 | Bob Price

NEW YORK EDUCATION COMMISSIONER MARY ELLEN ELIA HOPES CHANGES MADE TO THE COMMON-CORE ALLIGNED STATE TESTS WILL LEAD TO FEWER STUDENTS OPTING OUT OF THE EXAMS NEXT MONTH. ELIA SAYS THE TEST RESULTS ARE IMPORTANT TO GAUGE STUDENT SUCCESS AND TEACHER ...

Pa Friars surrender to Police

03.18.16 | Bob Price

THREE FRANCISCAN FRIARS FROM JOHNSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA ...CHARGED WITH ALLOWING A PEDOPHILE TO HOLD A POSITION WHERE HE MOLESTED CHILDREN ..ARE SURRENDERING TO POLICE TODAY.THEY'RE CHARGED WITH CHILD ENDANGERMENT AND CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY. THE 3 WERE ...

IRS phone scam

03.18.16 | Bob Price

THERE'S A PHONE SCAM YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ....AND THE CALLER CLAIMS TO BE FROM THE I-R-S. UNFORTUNATELY, MANY IN OUR LISTENING AREA HAVE FALLEN VICTIM TO IT .... AND BEEN RIPPED OFF. IRS SPOKESWOMAN PATRICIA VARNAS SAYS IN MANY CASES, THE ...

New York's Zika Virus Prevention Plan

03.18.16 | Bob Price

NEW YORK GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO HAS UNVEILED A SIX-POINT ACTION PLAN TO COMBAT THE SPREAD OF THE ZIKA VIRUS WHEN MOSQUITO SEASON STARTS APRIL FIRST. THE PLAN INVOLVES THE DISTRIBUTION OF ONE-HUNDRED THOUSAND LARVICIDE TABLETS, THE DEPLOYMENT OF ...

The lead water problem continues to impact New York schools

03.17.16 | Bob Price

In Penfield, a suburb of Rochester, officials have detected the harmful metal in the water of one of its schools. Bottled water is now being brought in for students at Cobbles Elementary School. Nationwide, excessive lead levels have been found ...

Evangelicals take center stage in Albany's Legistative Day

03.15.16 | Bob Price

For more than 25 years, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms has been hosting Legislative Day.  It’s a political pep rally of sorts where hundreds of Christian activists gather in Albany to get briefed on the public policy issues ...

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