List by Author: Bob Price

The Hazelton, PA school district is dealing with a public health emergency

09.05.17 | Bob Price

Nearly 300 high school seniors may not be allowed back to school because they don't have the meningitis vaccine. A new state law in Pennsylvania requires public school students show proof of their immunizations within five days of the start of...

2 of the 3 missing kayakers have come ashore in W. NY; the 3rd has been found dead

09.05.17 | Bob Price

The young men from Pennsylvania went missing around noon on Labor Day when they took off on Lake Ontario from the Golden Hill State Park near Olcott. Two came ashore early this morning on their own. They rowed to safety in Orleans County near...

PA politicians float a proposal to install security cameras in construction zones

09.01.17 | Bob Price

The move is intended to make it easier for police to track speeders. Over the past 40 years, 87 PennDOT workers have been killed in construction zone crashes. Last year alone, there were more than 2,000 accidents between the "orange cones" in...

A public hearing on bullying will happen at the Steel Library in Elmira next week

08.31.17 | Bob Price

The host is former Elmira College professor Dr. Steve Coleman. Coleman says bullying is a form of psychological and physical violence. The professor emeritus at Elmira College will lead the seminar September 7th from 6:45 'til 8:45 p.m.

AAA is teaming up with state police in NY and PA on school bus safety

08.31.17 | Bob Price

Law enforcement personnel are reminding motorists about the "rules of the road" when it comes to those familiar yellow school buses. Each day in New York and Pennsylvania police estimate that upwards of 50,000 vehicles pass school buses...

Police hunt for culprit who beheaded a Christopher Columbus statue downstate

08.30.17 | Bob Price

The two-foot plaster statue was knocked off its pedestal and left lying in two locations in Columbus Memorial Park in Yonkers over the weekend.

Dozens of Red Coss volunteers from NY and PA are on the gulf coast ready to help

08.29.17 | Bob Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

Several local television outlets will be taking part in a "Help for Houston" telethon today. And a church in Syracuse is doing it's part by putting together hygiene kits for flood victims. The Park Central Presbyterian Church is accepting items...

PA Congressman Lou Barletta formally announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate today

08.29.17 | Bob Price

The Luzerne County native gained national notoriety for his "get tough" approach to illegal immigration while mayor of Hazleton. Barletta will challenge Democratic Senator Bob Casey next year.

A NY state Supreme Court judge has ruled against a natural gas compressor station in Broome County

08.29.17 | Bob Price

The judge says the town of Fenton failed to adequately study environmental and traffic issues when it approved the project near the Interstate 81 and 88 interchange in Broome County.

Chautauqua County, NY is suing the pharmacuetical industry over opiods

08.25.17 | Bob Price

Local leaders say drug-makers are downplaying the risks associated with painkiller addiction. Drug addiction specialist Kia Briggs hopes treatment funds can be generated from the suit. The opiod epidemic claimed 21 lives in Chautauqua County...

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