List by Author: Bob Price

Sex talk part of curriculum under New York campus safety law

09.08.15 | Bob Price

They'd barely arrived on campus at St. Bonaventure University, but already the new students were talking about hooking up. Administrators didn't mind. In fact, they'd encouraged - even required - it to comply with a new state law meant to prevent ...

Bills Cut Cassel, Four Others

09.07.15 | Bob Price

The Buffalo Bills have announced that they have released 5 players to cut their team number down 51 active players, not including Marcel Dareus who is suspended for the first week and Leodis McKelvin who is out for the first six weeks of the ...

Teachers Plan to Go on Strike in Northumberland County

09.07.15 | Bob Price

Students in the Shamokin Area School District would normally spend the weekend getting ready to go back to school, but not this year. Unionized teachers say they're going on strike Tuesday morning. The strike notice is also on the school ...

PA Man Dies In Explosion At Lamoka Lake

09.07.15 | Bob Price

A man is killed Labor Day weekend at Lamoka Lake after a homemade cannon exploded. Shrapnel from the explosion hit and killed James Whitney, age 81 of Austin, PA. The Schuyler County Sheriff's office responded to the home on Taylor Road in the ...

Fire Bombing of Church

09.07.15 | Bob Price

Is it a case of vandalism, or a hate crime? Someone threw a Molotov cocktail into the Chapel at Crosspoint early Saturday morning. An estimated 10-thousand dollars damage was caused, and the church's sprinkler system doused the fire. Federal agents ...

Cuomo Says Common Core Not Working, Needs To Be Fixed

09.04.15 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the Common Core education program in New York is not working and must be fixed.   In a statement released Thursday Cuomo said the time has come for a comprehensive review of the implementation of the ...

Tougher standards for 7th, 8th grade athletes to play varsity

09.04.15 | Bob Price

Beginning this fall, the rules are changing for New York State middle school athletes who want to play at the junior varsity or varsity level. The previous regulations, which have been in effect for more than three decades, have been replaced by ...

PA Senate To Consider Temporary Funding Later This Month

09.04.15 | Bob Price

The state Senate is planning to return to session later this month to consider stopgap legislation to provide temporary funding until a state budget is passed. But any stopgap bill or bills would require approval of the governor. After House ...

Cuomo tells new troopers to expect more emergency responses

09.04.15 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo told state troopers Thursday that their jobs over the next 20 years would include more emergency responses to major storms, cybersecurity threats, evolving terrorism, emerging diseases and other public safety threats. In an ...

State Police to assign investigators to campus rape cases

09.03.15 | Bob Price

New York State Police plan to assign 12 senior investigators to help campus and local police statewide deal with college date rapes under the state’s new consent law. Superintendent Joseph D’Amico said Wednesday that the new ...

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