List by Author: Bob Price

Wind energy muscled out of state market

05.19.15 | Bob Price

After a decade of growth, Pennsylvania's wind energy industry finds itself in the doldrums. No new wind farms have come online in more than a year, and no development is expected soon. Advocates say cheaper fossil fuels have muscled wind out of ...

Pa. bill calls for earlier presidential primary

05.19.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania’s presidential primary would be held a month earlier under a new bill pending in the General Assembly. Rep. Keith J. Greiner (R-Lancaster) said he introduced legislation Monday to change the presidential primary date from the ...

Fire burns Vestal church

05.19.15 | Bob Price

Vestal firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire at a church late Monday that neighbors said sent flames rising above the treetops. The alarm was raised about 10:30 p.m. for a fire at Grace Lutheran Church, 709 Main St. at the intersection with ...

School Budgets: Is Your District Spending More? Raising Taxes?

05.19.15 | Bob Price

As voters go to the polls across New York to decide on the fate of their school district's spending plans, there are only four districts in Erie County that have cut spending below last year's levels.    But not one of them has ...

Former candidate pleads guilty in S. Tier attack plot

05.18.15 | Bob Price

Robert Doggart, 63, who ran for Congress in Tennessee in 2014, has accepted a plea deal in federal court after an investigation discovered he was planning to attack a Muslim community in Hancock, Delaware County, court documents say. Doggart ...

Pa. rep, river advocates call on DEP to save the Susquehanna

05.18.15 | Bob Price

A state representative and advocates for the health of the Susquehanna River are calling on the Department of Environmental Protection to take immediate steps to begin a clean-up following the discovery of a cancerous fish. State Rep. Sue Helm ...

Race For The Cure in Elmira

05.18.15 | Bob Price

Downtown Elmira was a sea of pink for the 17th annual Komen Twin Tiers Race For The Cure. Almost 4000 people raced for those in their lives affected by breast cancer."Every year I race for my grandmother, she beat cancer twice," Participant ...

Amtrak to restore full Northeast Corridor service

05.18.15 | Bob Price

As Amtrak trains begin rolling between New York and Philadelphia for the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia, officials are vowing to have safer trains and tracks while investigators are trying to determine the ...

PA Supreme Court candidates hit the airwaves

05.14.15 | Bob Price

Candidates for Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court are spending large amounts of money on air time for campaign TV ads as the primary approaches. A week before the May 19th primary, the total was about $1.5 million. The nonpartisan groups Justice at ...

Help on the way for waterless Niagara Falls neighborhood

05.14.15 | Bob Price

There's a "HOUSE FOR SALE" sign in George Vacanti's front lawn. But he has no interest in selling his home on 72nd Street. "No," Vacanti emphasized, "it's not for sale." He quickly pointed to the bottom of the sign, where a second phrase reads: ...

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