List by Author: Bob Price

Common Core protest in Buffalo

12.10.13 | Bob Price

Buffalo school teachers protested the common core learning standards outside the home of Regents chancellor Bob Bennett yesterday.  In a bold attempt to sway the state to rethink the learning standards, teachers showed up on the sidewalk ...

Christmas tree mold

12.09.13 | Bob Price

Many Christmas trees across the country are at risk because of a deadly mold. A water mold called phytophtora is crippling tree businesses around the country. The mold flourished this year due to heavy rains in the ...

Happiness is .....avoiding smartphone

12.09.13 | Bob Price

Who can resist the electronic temptation !!  Well, A new study by Kent State University shows people who can ignore texts or calls on their mobile devices are “more” likely to be content and “less” likely to ...

Cuomo announces grant money this week

12.09.13 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo plays the role of Santa Claus this week ...handing out millions in economic development cash for ten regions across the Empire State. On Wednesday, the governor will announce a third round of grants for regional ...

More trouble for ACA

12.09.13 | Bob Price

Anyone buying health insurance under Obamacare will have limited access to some of the nation’s leading hospitals and cancer treatment centers.  The majority of insurance plans being sold on the new healthcare exchanges in New York ...

Time is running out for New York State homeowners to apply for STAR tax exemptions.

12.06.13 | Bob Price

The exemptions are available for owner-occupied, primary residences where the property owner and their spouses’ income is less than $500,000. STAR exempts the first $30,000 of the full value of a home from school taxes.  Senior citizens ...

Concern over the Common Core in Corning

12.06.13 | Bob Price

Corning, New York hosted a common core hearing last night and the mood was anything but favorable toward the controversial learning standards.  The New York Assembly Republican conference sponsored the hearing at East High School which was ...

Faith leaders in Rochester concerned over child care cuts

12.06.13 | Bob Price

Faith-leaders in Rochester, New York are worried what cuts to child care subsidies will do to the working poor in Monroe County. A group of religious organizations called the Children's Interfaith Collaborative held a press ...

PA trial ends when juror faints at the site of blood

12.06.13 | Bob Price

The trial for three young men charged with fatally shooting a western Pennsylvania college student during a drug-related robbery ended abruptly when one juror fainted because of a bloody crime scene photo and another remembered knowing one ...

Cuomo defends Moreland Commission

12.05.13 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is defending his Moreland Commission against critics who say its meant to protect the executive branch, not weed out corruption. The governor defends his 25 member corruption commission, saying ...

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