List by Author: Bob Price

A suspicious death in Sodus, New York

10.07.16 | Bob Price

A woman found dead on her back deck Thursday had told her neighbors before she was killed that she feared for her life. Carolyn Mullin with the New York State Police says it will be "investigated as a homicide until it's rules otherwise."The ...

Local leaders want to make toll booths a thing of the past in western New York

10.07.16 | Bob Price

Congressman Brian Higgins has proposed changing the toll plazas on Grand Island, Lackawanna, and Williamsville to what's called "open road" tolling. It essentially makes every lane a high-speed "E-Z Pass" lane. The mayor of Williamsville says the ...

There's an effort in Pennsylvania to abolish school property taxes

10.06.16 | Bob Price

The new effort would abolish school property taxes and replace the lost revenue by raising the sales and income tax rate. The Property Tax Independence Act was introduced in the state House yesterday. A similar tax reform effort was defeated by ...

Experts say the growing heroin epidemic is fueling an increase in human trafficking in western New York

10.06.16 | Bob Price

26 year-old Amber Motzer of Buffalo was ensnare" by the sex trade to pay for her drug addiction. Julie Palmer runs the Path Program in Buffalo. It provides shelter for battered, abused, and exploited women.New York ranks fifth in the nation in the ...

The Democratic candidate for New York's 23rd Congressional District has unveiled a five-point plan to tackle the heroin and opiod epidemic in the Southern Tier

10.06.16 | Bob Price

 John Plumb of Jamestown says more resources need to be devoted to rural first responders.The former naval commander is running against incumbent Republican Tom Reed this November.

Online voter registrations are up in New York

10.05.16 | Bob Price

The state department of motor vehicles processed nearly a 150,000  applications during the month of September alone.  Of those, nearly 80,000 were first time voters. The voter registration deadline is next Friday in New York. ...

The Pennsylvania Health Department has unveiled a plan to improve oversight of nursing homes so that quality care continues

10.05.16 | Bob Price

Health Secretary Karen Murphy says this is not an indictment of nursing homes.  She insists Governor Tom Wolf wants "every resident in every nursing home to have access" to high quality care.      The Pennsylvania ...

The race for New York's 22nd Congressional District continues to be one of the most closely watched in the Empire State

10.05.16 | Bob Price

Candidates Claudia Tenney, Kim Myers and Marty Babinec took part in a public forum at the Binghamton Rotary Club yesterday. Each outlined their plan to create more jobs in the Southern Tier. Polls show the conservative Republican, Claudia ...

The looming teacher strike at Pennsylvania's state-owned universities would impact more than 112,000 students across the commonwealth

10.05.16 | Bob Price

If it happens, it would be the first strike in the 33-year-history of the state system of higher education. 5,500 professors could walk off the job as soon as Wednesday, October 19th.Faculty at the affected schools say classes will continue even ...

Last Week to Register to Vote in PA for Upcoming Presidential Election

10.04.16 | Bob Price

If you still haven't registered to vote in the upcoming presidential election, time is running out. The last day to sign up to vote in Pennsylvania is Tuesday, October 11 and during this last week, Republicans and Democrats are pushing to ...

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