List by Author: Bob Price

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 ...

Northern Tier man holds several hostage in home

12.16.13 | Bob Price

A Northern Tier man is in jail for holding three victims at gun point in Bradford County.  Police say 53 year-old Eugene Moore held two women and a man hostage in Pike Township and threatened to kill them and himself. He blamed them for his ...

New York Senate vows to reform Common Core

12.13.13 | Bob Price

The New York State Senate is pushing to reform the Common Core learning standards when lawmakers reconvene in January. Legislation proposed in the Senate would ban standardized testing in pre-kindergarten through second grade, eliminate some ...

Criminal charges coming for hazing death in Tunkhannock

12.13.13 | Bob Price

Criminal charges are being filed in connection to the hazing death of a student at a college in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania. The Monroe County District Attorney says he won’t decide on “who” to charge&nbs...

Corning Community College addresses unsafe road

12.13.13 | Bob Price

Corning Community College officials met last night to discuss ways they can improve the safety of Spencer Hill Road, the site of a deadly crash last month. The meeting was to discuss options the college can take to be proactive in educating ...

Coyote bounty gains momentum in PA

12.13.13 | Bob Price

A bill that would authorize the Pennsylvania Game Commission to set a bounty on coyotes is advancing in the Legislature after winning the approval of the state House of Representatives. Named the “coyote control incentive program,” ...

NY economic development grants announced

12.12.13 | Bob Price

New York is awarding nearly 7-hundred-and-16 million dollars in grants to spark job growth statewide.  The Mohawk Valley, North County, Capital Region, Southern Tier and Long Island are the big winners in this year's round of economic ...

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