List by Author: Bob Price

PA's governor has taken the wraps off a series of bills designed to combat sexual violence at schools

09.07.17 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Wolf says young women who experience dating violence "are at increased risk for substance abuse, sexual risk behaviors, and suicide." The measures expand on Pennsylvania's first-in-the-nation "It's on Us" campaign which mandates...

A local non-partisan political action committee is working with candidates for elected office

09.06.17 | Bob Price

Leslie Danks-Burke, founder of the Trailblazers Political Action Committee, says it's important to hold all politicians accountable. She tells Family Life her "pac" supports candidates at the local and county level in both New York and...

More New Yorkers favor than oppose holding a constitutional convention

09.06.17 | Bob Price

A poll released by Siena College shows 45% of registered voters are in favor of the idea which will be on the ballot in November.  Just 33% are opposed.  22 percent of respondents are still undecided. Unions and lawmakers are balking...

PA'S governor is heaping praise on members of his state's National Guard for it's response to Hurricane Harvey

09.05.17 | Bob Price

200 members of the Pennsylvania National Guard departed over the Labor Day weekend for the Texas gulf coast. The Pennsylvania National Guard joins the New York National Guard and National Guard troops from 18 other states taking part in the...

NY's governor is threatening to sue the Trump administration over it's DACA decision

09.05.17 | Bob Price

The White House plans to phase out the Obama-era policy that shielded the children of illegal immigrants from deportation. Nationwide, about 800,000 so-called "dreamers" benefit from the DACA program. President trump is under pressure to roll...

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...

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