List by Author: Bob Price

A western New York boy is trapped in Turkey amid the ongoing civil unrest

07.18.16 | Bob Price

17 Year-old Kaizan Hall was traveling to the Philippines to visit family when his plane was diverted to a city some 600 miles east of Istanbul at the height of the failed coup attempt.The teenager is now stuck in Turkey and his parents are ...

Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro Rivera predicts the commonwealth with be the standard bearer for future education reform

07.18.16 | Bob Price

Rivera met with education stakeholders in Harrisburg recently to talk about Pennsylvania’s effort to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act. The new federal law replaces No Child Left Behind.     ...

Seneca Falls, NY is celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the hit film "It's a Wonderful Life" today

07.18.16 | Bob Price

Karolyn Grimes, the actress who played "Zuzu" in the holiday classic will be in town at the It's a Wonderful Life Museum. For those who don't know, Seneca Falls is the real life town that the fictional town of Bedford Falls was based on in the ...

Pa students at state universities to see $89-per-semester tuition hike

07.15.16 | Bob Price

Students attending Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities will see an $89-per-semester increase in tuition this fall. The increase approved Thursday by the State System Board of Governors means base tuition will be $7,238 a year for ...

Anxiousness sets in as severe drought conditions persist

07.15.16 | Bob Price

The last time he suffered through a summer this dry, Paul Zittel was just a kid, watching his father manage their family farm in Eden Valley without the luxury of a modern irrigation system. "He would just run out of water," Zittel said, "and then ...

Pa. distributing Zika prevention kits to pregnant women

07.15.16 | Bob Price

The state Health Department is distributing Zika prevention kits to pregnant women. The kits contain insect repellent for skin, spray repellent for treating clothing and shoes, standing water tablets for killing mosquito larva, condoms to prevent ...

Verizon to end mass delivery of business phone books in NY

07.15.16 | Bob Price

Verizon will soon end the mass distribution of business phone directories in New York state in another example of how the internet has changed daily life. State utility regulators gave Verizon permission to cease the widespread distribution of ...

Pennsylvania has a state budget nearly nine months sooner than last year

07.14.16 | Bob Price

Last night, the House and Senate agreed on a revenue package that will pay for the 31-and-a-half billion dollar spending plan.The bipartisan funding package does not include any increase in the state sales or income tax, but Pennsylvanians will be ...

Broome County New York has it's first case of Zika Virus but according to local health officials, the public at large has no reason to worry

07.14.16 | Bob Price

The infected person recently traveled to the Caribbean and has made a full recovery. Still, pregnant women are being encouraged to avoid travel to Zika hot-spots south of the border. The Centers for Disease Control says the upcoming Summer ...

Turnpike toll cheats are costing Pennsylvania taxpayers about $43 million a year

07.14.16 | Bob Price

Residents we spoke to say that's just not fair.Representative Mike Carroll says habitual toll cheats need to be punished by having their driver's license revoked.According to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, most of the toll cheats are drivers ...

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