List by Author: Bob Price

A hotline to prevent child abuse is paying dividends in Pennsylvania

09.16.16 | Bob Price

Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas says, "In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, there were about 24 amendments made to the child protective services law.  Those amendments had a big impact in child abuse reporting in Pe...

A mother and her seven-year-old son have have been found dead in a Cheektowaga, NY apartment complex

09.16.16 | Bob Price

The man arrested is not the boy's father.  The mother’s boyfriend, Shane Stevenson is in jail, charged with two counts of 2nd degree murder. Stevenson pleaded not guilty in Cheektowaga Town Court this morning. Police do not believe there ...

There are now three candidates vying for late Assemblyman Bill Nojay's seat in Monroe, Livingston and Steuben counties

09.15.16 | Bob Price

Republicans had a ten-day window to name a new candidate for November's ballot after Assemblyman Bill Nojay's suicide last week.  Last night, they named their choice: political veteran and former Assemblyman Joe Errigo.Errigo served in the ...

Pennsylvania's government finances continue to scrape bottom

09.14.16 | Bob Price

The state borrowed another $1.2 billion Tuesday to keep from overdrawing on its accounts until more tax collections flow in. The credit line is the seventh time since the recession that the Pennsylvania Treasury Department has had to provide ...

New York Attorney General Eric Schneidermant is investigating the Donald J. Trump foundation and the now-defunct Trump University

09.14.16 | Bob Price

What's more, Schneiderman says he wants to make sure Trump's charity is in compliance with state law. A spokesman for the GOP nominee says he wishes Schneiderman would investigate the Clinton Foundation with as much zeal as he's pursuing Donald ...

Education reformers in Pennsylvania have asked the state's highest court to force lawmakers to revamp the school aid formula

09.14.16 | Bob Price

They argue the current funding system makes it so poor students go home at night without textbooks and graduate from high school without ever using a computer. The justices appeared reluctant, however to micro-manage lawmakers who divvy up more ...

Republican Party leaders in Monroe, Livingston, and Steuben counties in western New York will pick a candidate tonight to run in November for the 133rd Assembly District

09.14.16 | Bob Price

This, after the bizarre primary win last night of a dead lawmaker. Bill Nojay secured more than 60% of the vote, despite committing suicide five days ago.Nojay's opponent, the mayor of Honeoye Falls, Richard Milne says he's devastated by the ...

Phone scam in the Southern Tier

09.13.16 | Bob Price

Vestal police have received 3 complaints this week from people who say they have been targeted by people falsely claiming to be NYSEG and threatening to shut off their power if they don't pay immediately. Authorities say the scammers are telling ...

Faculty at Pa. Universities Approve Strike Authorization Vote

09.13.16 | Bob Price

We're another step closer to possibly having a faculty strike at Mansfield University.   Faculty members at Mansfield and 13 other state universities have approved a strike authorization vote.   It gives faculty union leaders the ...

Boy Battling Brain Cancer Sworn In As Ithaca Police Officer

09.13.16 | Bob Price

A 9-year old Ithaca boy battling brain cancer is now the newest member of the Ithaca Police Department. Colin Hayward Toland was sworn in as an honorary officer Monday at Stewart Park on the southern tip of Cayuga Lake. Since the age of two, ...

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