List by Author: Bob Price

Small percentage of voters decides casino expansion in NY

12.19.13 | Bob Price

It took just a fraction of New York voters to approve private casinos in the state last month. About 14 percent -- or one-and-a-half million -- of the state’s 11 million registered voters cast a ballot in favor of the Nov. 5th casino ...

Funeral set for fallen NYS trooper

12.19.13 | Bob Price

Today and tomorrow, family and friends and law enforcement personnel will pay their last respects to a nine-year veteran of the new York state police, who died this week from injuries sustained after a tractor trailer struck his ...

Christmas less "religious" than it has ever been ...says new poll

12.19.13 | Bob Price

For a significant number of Americans, Christmas has largely lost its religious meaning, according to a new survey by the pew research center. Only half of people who responded to the poll said they considered Christmas a religious holiday. ...

NYS trooper killed in freak highway accident

12.18.13 | Bob Price

A New York State Trooper has died from injuries suffered when his patrol vehicle was hit by a tractor-trailer on the Thruway in the Mohawk Valley. Trooper David Cunniff was inside his cruiser while it was parked behind a car he had pulled over ...

WNY man dies after collission with school bus

12.18.13 | Bob Price

Orleans County Sheriff's deputies say the driver of a car that crashed into a school bus on a snow-covered road has died, while the bus driver and four students were taken to a hospital as a precaution. Deputies say 23-year-old Daniel Hollaert Jr. ...

Methane Gas "naturally occurring" in NY

12.18.13 | Bob Price

A new federal study says New York State water wells “naturally” have explosive levels of methane gas, even in areas that aren't near gas drilling. The U.S. Geological Survey found 15 percent of groundwater samples from 66 ...

Pennsylvania : 2nd in the nation for natural gas production

12.18.13 | Bob Price

The U.S. Energy Department says that Pennsylvania may close out 2013 as the second-largest producer of natural gas in the nation, behind Texas.  The release from the Energy Information Administration shows that soaring production from the ...

Cuomo on fate of fracking ....don’t hold your breath !

12.17.13 | Bob Price

If you’re waiting for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make a decision on hydro-fracking ...don’t hold your breath.  He says he still hasn’t set a date for deciding the fate of the unconventional drilling ...

Former PSU lawyer's role during Sandusky scandal to be argued

12.17.13 | Bob Price

A former Supreme Court justice's legal advice takes center stage today at a pretrial hearing for three former Penn State administrators charged with covering up child sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky, the schools’ former assistant football ...

Board of Regents asks for more education funding in NY

12.17.13 | Bob Price

The New York state Board of Regents is recommended a 6 percent increase in state education  funding next year. The regents board says the 1-point-3 billion dollar increase is needed for struggling districts and pre-kindergarten ...

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