List by Author: Bob Price

Earth sets cold record ....-135.8 degrees !

12.10.13 | Bob Price

Feeling chilly? Here's cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica which new data says set a record for "soul-crushing" cold. Try 135.8 degrees below zero. Better yet, don't try it. That's so cold scientists say it hurts to breathe. A new look at ...

Missing penguins in Elmira

12.10.13 | Bob Price

Missing penguins are causing quite a stir in the City of Elmira, and a reward is now offered if you can help find them. Along Maple Avenue in Elmira two plastic penguins were taken from a festive holiday display. The penguins have been gaining ...

Pa. gets extension on CHIP-to-Medicaid switch

12.10.13 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Corbett’s administration says the federal government isn’t enforcing a Jan. 1 deadline to shift tens of thousands children from a health insurance program for children to Medicaid. Corbett’s office said Monday the ...

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 ...

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