List by Author: Bob Price

Chief judge calls for bail reform

10.02.15 | Bob Price

The state's top judge on Thursday announced key reforms to the bail system, continuing his push to protect non-violent offenders from spending weeks and months in jail if they cannot afford to post bail. One of Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman's ...

Striking Teachers Collect Food for Students in Need

10.02.15 | Bob Price

A room inside Scranton Federation of Teachers offices in downtown Scranton is filled with food. It took less than 24 hours to collect it all. "Unfortunately, the negotiations aren't going as well as this is, this food drive is going tremendously ...

Go Fund Me Raises Thousands For Mourning Family

10.02.15 | Bob Price

Thomas Clayton, charged with second degree murder, waived his scheduled preliminary hearing Thursday, October 1 and the bail hearing set for the same afternoon was postponed. Court proceedings aside, the community continues to grapple with the ...

Gov. Wolf orders spending, hiring freeze

10.02.15 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all agencies under his purview to freeze all non-essential spending and hiring. Thursday’s decision comes as the state budget impasse reached its 93rd day. In a statement released by the governor’s ...

Food Bank of the Southern Tier receives $10,000 grant

10.01.15 | Bob Price

The Red Nose Day Fund gave a $10,000 grant to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier Thursday -- all to support the BackPack Program. The grant was facilitated by Feeding America, the nationwide network of food banks and the nation’s leading ...

Buffalo State Dealing with Crime Wave

10.01.15 | Bob Price

Buffalo State University Police are looking for two men after a student was robbed at knifepoint last night. A female resident student said that she was walking on campus when she was approached by two suspects. The victim, who was not harmed, was ...

Republican leaders invite vote on Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf's tax plan

10.01.15 | Bob Price

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf has a high-stakes showdown with Republicans next week on whether House members of both parties are willing to vote for higher taxes. House and Senate Republican leaders called the bluff of House Democrats who said they're ...

New long-range transportation plan approved

10.01.15 | Bob Price

A new long-range transportation plan for Broome and Tioga counties' metro areas has been approved, setting goals for the region over the next quarter-century. The Binghamton Metropolitan Transportation Study's policy committee adopted the ...

Pennsylvania hikes penalty for killing eagles

09.30.15 | Bob Price

People who kill bald eagles in Pennsylvania will soon face a tougher penalty. The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners on Tuesday gave approval to a measure that increases to $2,500 the replacement cost for killing bald eagles and golden ...

Motorist Urged To Be Alert For Wildlife

09.30.15 | Bob Price

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today urged motorists to be alert for moose, deer, and other wildlife on the roads. Early fall is the peak time for wildlife ...

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