List by Author: Bob Price

WNY man dies after collission with school bus

12.18.13 | Bob Price

Orleans County Sheriff's deputies say the driver of a car that crashed into a school bus on a snow-covered road has died, while the bus driver and four students were taken to a hospital as a precaution. Deputies say 23-year-old Daniel Hollaert Jr. ...

Methane Gas "naturally occurring" in NY

12.18.13 | Bob Price

A new federal study says New York State water wells “naturally” have explosive levels of methane gas, even in areas that aren't near gas drilling. The U.S. Geological Survey found 15 percent of groundwater samples from 66 ...

Pennsylvania : 2nd in the nation for natural gas production

12.18.13 | Bob Price

The U.S. Energy Department says that Pennsylvania may close out 2013 as the second-largest producer of natural gas in the nation, behind Texas.  The release from the Energy Information Administration shows that soaring production from the ...

Cuomo on fate of fracking ....don’t hold your breath !

12.17.13 | Bob Price

If you’re waiting for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make a decision on hydro-fracking ...don’t hold your breath.  He says he still hasn’t set a date for deciding the fate of the unconventional drilling ...

Former PSU lawyer's role during Sandusky scandal to be argued

12.17.13 | Bob Price

A former Supreme Court justice's legal advice takes center stage today at a pretrial hearing for three former Penn State administrators charged with covering up child sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky, the schools’ former assistant football ...

Board of Regents asks for more education funding in NY

12.17.13 | Bob Price

The New York state Board of Regents is recommended a 6 percent increase in state education  funding next year. The regents board says the 1-point-3 billion dollar increase is needed for struggling districts and pre-kindergarten ...

PA tax reformers drum up support to abolish property taxes

12.17.13 | Bob Price

A group called “Real Reform 76” ....named after Senate Bill 76...which would abolish local school property taxes has been campaigning in places like Centre, Erie, Allegheny and Crawford counties the past month, trying to drum up ...

Privacy concerns with inBloom service in NY

12.16.13 | Bob Price

New York parents, educators and administrators are voicing concern about a statewide database used to store students’ personal information. New York has signed up with Atlanta-based inBloom to create a system that stores ...

Pa gas driller offers Susquehanna County families water containers

12.16.13 | Bob Price

A natural gas driller has backed off of plans to remove tanks that’ve been supplying fresh water to Pennsylvania families who claim the company polluted their wells. Instead, the gas industry will give the families the ...

House fire claims 2 lives in Olean

12.16.13 | Bob Price

Investigators are trying to find the cause of a Sunday morning house fire that claimed two lives in Olean, NY. The blaze broke out around 2:30 on South 2nd Street and was fully engulfed when responders arrived on scene. Three of the five people ...

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