List by Author: Bob Price

The Pittsburgh Steelers are mourning the loss of their longtime owner

04.14.17 | Bob Price

Pittsburgh Steelers Owner Dan Rooney has died at the age of 84.   His father, Art, founded the team in the early 1930s. Dan Rooney succeeded him as president in 1975.   Under Rooney's guidance, the Steelers won six super bowls, the ...

The highest ranking Democrat in Congress will be in Elmira, NY today

04.14.17 | Bob Price

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will be at the Arnot Ogden Hospital to talk about the establishment of a new four-year medical college in Elmira.

Fans of Rumble Ponies baseball in Binghamton are excited about the upcoming season

04.14.17 | Bob Price

The New York Mets AA farm team won their home-opener last night against the Erie Sea Wolves at the newly-renovated NYSEG field.The upgrades to NYSEG field include terraced seating, a picnic area, indoor batting cages and a new family-friendly ...

PA Lt. Gov. Mike Stack hosts a news conference today to address abuse allegations

04.12.17 | Bob Price

People in his security detail and at his taxpayer-funded state residence have made allegations that he and his wife have been verbally abusive to staffers. Stack's salary is the highest of any lieutenant governor in these United States.  In ...

An upstate NY lawmaker is proposing legislation to repeal portions of the 'Safe Act'

04.12.17 | Bob Price

The state's strict gun law was enacted four years ago.Republican Assemblyman Marc Butler says the law should be applied differently Upsate than what it is downstate. Butler says the Safe Act infringes on Second Amendment rights and needs to be ...

NY's SUNY system is bracing for an influx of students due to the free public college program

04.12.17 | Bob Price

The free college plan got the green light after that budget agreement earlier this week.Education expert Bill Cheetham is unsure how the Excelsior Program will work.       There are strings attached to the free college ...

The PA inspector general is investigating Lt. Gov. Mike Stack for alleged abuse of staff

04.11.17 | Bob Price

There have been numerous complaints lodged against stack and his wife Tonya for abusive language and behavior toward state police assigned to his security detail at his residence at Fort Indiantown Gap. The investigation was ordered by Governor ...

NY has become the first state in the nation to make tuition at public colleges 'free' for middle-income students

04.10.17 | Bob Price

It's part of the budget deal approved last night in Albany. Emily Wagner is a student at Rochester Institute of Technology and says she would have changed schools to take advantage of this opportunity.The new program will be phased in over 3 ...

PA Senator Bob Casey has asked for a presidential disaster declaration for northeast PA

04.10.17 | Bob Price

That's so communities impacted by last month's record-setting snowstorm can get emergency funding for clean up costs. Nine counties spent $12 million during the March 14th and 15th event that dumped more than two feet of snow on the ...

The PA House has muscled through a $31.5 billion budget proposal

04.10.17 | Bob Price

Governor Wolf calls it a good "starting point" for negotiations with the Senate. The no new taxes, bare-bones budget relies heavily on fiscal belt-tightening, government consolidation and prison reform to whittle down a massive $3 billion state ...

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