List by Author: Bob Price

Clinton Correctional Facility Under Lockdown

09.01.15 | Bob Price

Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York is under lockdown Tuesday after fights broke out inside the prison, according to officials. Convicted killers Richard Matt and David Sweat were housed there before they broke out on June ...

Pa. Ending Second Month With No Budget In Sight

08.31.15 | Bob Price

Today marks the end of Pennsylvania’s second full month without a budget, and no end to the stalemate in sight. On Tuesday, state House majority Republicans – for lack of Democratic votes – tried and failed on a piecemeal basis ...

Taylor named Bills starting quarterback over Manuel, Cassel

08.31.15 | Bob Price

Quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who goes by the nickname "T-Mobile," got the call to be the Buffalo Bills' season-opening starter. Though he's never started an NFL game in four seasons, Taylor's dynamic dual-threat potential trumped the experience of ...

Enrollment levels off at SUNY schools

08.31.15 | Bob Price

As students at the State University of New York head back to class, they will be doing so with fewer classmates and higher tuition. Enrollment at the 64 SUNY campuses has dropped 3.5 percent over the past five years, with the biggest dropoff at ...

Japan tops Red Land 18-11 for Little League World Series title

08.31.15 | Bob Price

Japan defeated Red Land 18-11 in what will go down as a record slugfest for the Little League World Series title. The teams combined for 30 hits and seven home runs to shatter offensive records. After dropping two runs in the top of the ...

Fewer deer expected to be killed this season

08.31.15 | Bob Price

State wildlife officials say hunters are expected to kill fewer deer in the upcoming big game season because deer mortality over the past winter will result in fewer antlerless deer permits in parts of the state. The Department of Environmental ...

US treasurer to oversee town hall meeting on $10 bill design

08.31.15 | Bob Price

U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios plans to travel to the National Women's Hall of Fame in upstate New York to hear from the public about plans to put a woman on the $10 bill. Rios is scheduled to be at a town hall meeting Monday in Seneca Falls, where the ...

Grand Slam Parade Draws Thousands To Williamsport

08.20.15 | Bob Price

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Williamsport for the 11th annual Grand Slam Parade Wednesday night. There was plenty to see and do, as candy and other goodies were passed out to young and old who lined the street. Musical acts, marching ...

Proposal would require lactation rooms at NYS airports

08.20.15 | Bob Price

Only 8 percent of airports across the nation provide lactation rooms for nursing moms. A proposal would require New York State airports to provide this private space. State Senator Tim Kennedy is sponsoring the proposed legislation, that would ...

Wolf weighs GOP offer that includes $400 million for schools

08.20.15 | Bob Price

House and Senate Republicans put an offer on the table at Wednesday's state budget negotiating session to increase funding for schools in exchange for pension reform proposal that looks something like the one the Legislature passed and Gov. Tom ...

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