List by Author: Bob Price

Impact Of Minimum Wage Increase On N.Y. Farms

03.19.15 | Bob Price

A look into how New York State minimum wage increases will impact local farmers in the Twin Tiers.New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a bill to boost the state’s minimum wage by 75 cents. As of December 31, 2015, the state's minimum ...

Lancaster Students Plan Rally in Support of Mascot

03.19.15 | Bob Price

A decision by the Lancaster School District to change its mascot is not sitting well with some students who plan to hold a rally before school Thursday. A group of students felt they were left out of the decision-making process. Senior Emily ...

Eric Frein capture cost more than $11M

03.19.15 | Bob Price

The 48-day manhunt for Eric Frein who is charged in the homicide of a state trooper in Pike County cost more than originally projected, said the state police Wednesday. State police spent an estimated $11.7 million, about $700,000 more than the ...

Boeheim's Syracuse reign done in 3 years after NCAA troubles

03.19.15 | Bob Price

Through every challenge in his long career at Syracuse University, Jim Boeheim has survived. From NCAA sanctions two decades ago to the Bernie Fine scandal four years ago, always deflecting questions about when he might retire and indicating it ...

Conservatives claim victory on abortion measure

03.17.15 | Bob Price

The Assembly's decision to break apart Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 10-point Women's Equality Act was hailed as a victory by conservatives Tuesday at a conference near the state Capitol. Former Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum delivered the ...

Group Rallies to Raise Age of Criminal Responsibility

03.17.15 | Bob Price

Groups from across the state gathered in front of the Erie County Holding Center Tuesday morning, calling for the age of criminal responsibility to be raised to 18.Currently, New York and North Carolina are the only states where 16 year olds are ...

Fight against Fracking in Williamsport

03.16.15 | Bob Price

A filmmaker who owns property in Wayne County is touring all over the northeast, rallying support for alternative energy. Some aren’t welcoming his message. Josh Fox gained popularity in 2010 with his Academy Award nominated film Gasland ...

Man drowns trying to save dog from Naples pond

03.16.15 | Bob Price

A Brooklyn man visiting Naples, Ontario County, with his fiancée drowned early Sunday trying to save his dog from a frigid pond. Ontario County sheriff deputies and the Naples Fire Department responded shortly before 1 a.m. to a residence ...

UB Bulls play West Virginia in "Big Dance"

03.16.15 | Bob Price

For the first time in school history the University at Buffalo Bulls men’s basketball team is going to the Big Dance. The 12th seeded UB Bulls will take on No. 5 West Virginia in Columbus, Ohio, at 2:10pm Friday in the first round ...

Hundreds Attend Education Forum to Protest Budget Proposal

03.13.15 | Bob Price

Hundreds of teachers and other community members spoke out against Governor Andrew Cuomo's Education Reform Plan at Corning-Painted Post Middle School. Cuomo says New York state spends the most per student on school aid without getting any ...

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