List by Author: Bob Price

NY scores “average” for smoking cessation efforts

12.26.13 | Bob Price

A national anti-smoking group ranks New York 21st in the nation in funding for smoking cessation programs. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids includes New York among that states that it says broke promises to use all or most of the money from ...

Breast-feeding's benefits backed in new study

12.26.13 | Bob Price

The latest finding out of Greece says kids who were breast-fed for more than six months score the highest on cognitive, language and motor development tests as toddler.  In the U.S. about 77 percent of new moms breast-feed their babies, ...

PA Supreme Court strikes a blow to Gas Industry

12.20.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that municipalities can limit what drillers can do. By a vote of 4 to 2, the Court struck down a 2012 law that limited municipal powers on drillers.  The ruling is seen as a victory for property rights ...

Speaker Silver wants to put the breaks on "data mining"

12.20.13 | Bob Price

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is calling on the state Education Department to suspend plans to create a controversial website that will post personal student data. The letter to state Education Commissioner John King is the latest ...

Golfing legend gives back to community

12.20.13 | Bob Price

How’s this for class....Horseheads native and Southern Tier golfing legend Joey Sindelar, a PGA Champion and (all around great guy) .... took part in the fifth annual Christmas Shopping Trip with the Boys and Girls Club of ...

Flood Watch for WNY

12.20.13 | Bob Price

A flood watch is in effect for all of western New York on the first official weekend of winter. A warm front will stall over the Great Lakes today - bringing significant rain and milder temperatures to western and central New ...

Corbett trails all major Dems in 2014 race

12.19.13 | Bob Price

A New Quinnipiac University Poll shows Governor Corbett trailing all the major Democrats vying for his job next year.  The poll shows the governor with just a 36 percent approval rating ....his worst score ever as Chief Executive.  56 ...

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. ...

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