List by Author: Bob Price

NY education leaders have renamed the Common Core learning standards

09.12.17 | Bob Price

The Board of Regents has approved the Next Generation standards for English and math, with plans to fully implement them at the start of the 2020 school year. Criticism over the Common Core-based assessments led to widespread boycotts of the...

VP Mike Pence commemorates the 16th anniversary of 9/11 in Shanksville, PA

09.11.17 | Bob Price

Delivering remarks at the Flight 93 National Memorial, Pence applauded the brave men and women who helped divert the intended path of the hijacked plane. "It's a debt I don't think I'll ever be able to repay because among the many lives that were...

Hillary Clinton says she's done being a candidate for public office

09.11.17 | Bob Price

The 69 year-old tells CBS's Jane Pauley that the 2016 race for president was her last campaign. Clinton's new book What Happened is due out tomorrow.  It attempts to explain her election loss to President Trump last November. In her book...

Someone vandalized a Christopher Columbus statue outside the Broome Bounty Courthouse

09.11.17 | Bob Price

The word "murderer" was spray-painted over the bust of the Italian explorer in Binghamton, NY.

A church near Horseheads, NY celebrates an important milestone next weekend

09.08.17 | Bob Price

That is when the Breesport Baptist Church will mark its 150th anniversary. Senior Pastor Doug Foreman says it's humbling to know the church is still "Bible preaching and disciple making." He notes that "God is still in the business of changing...

A new university report examines how flooding is impacting rural parts of PA

09.08.17 | Bob Price

The commonwealth's pattern of housing development along rivers and streams makes it one of the most flood-prone states anywhere in America. Researchers at Penn State and Bucknell universities estimate nearly a million Pennsylvania residents, or...

Education experts are reminding motorists about safety around school buses

09.07.17 | Bob Price

Education experts are reminding motorists about the rules of the road when it comes to school buses. Dr. Ralph Kerr with the Teaching and Learning Institute in Houghton, New York, say "do not pass" when a bus's red lights are flashing. He also...

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...

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