List by Author: Bob Price

Today's Kids : Less fit than their parents !

11.20.13 | Bob Price

A new study on millions of children around the world finds they don't run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young. On average, it takes children 90 seconds longer to run a mile than their counterparts did 30 years ago. ...

Shell still exploring huge Pa natural gas plant

11.20.13 | Bob Price

Shell Oil Co. is still actively exploring a plan to build a huge natural gas processing plant in western Pennsylvania, and may have selected engineering firms to do feasibility studies. In March 2012, Shell chose a possible site about 35 miles ...

NY leads nation in health exchange efficiency

11.20.13 | Bob Price

New York has no plans to reopen health insurance policies under the affordable care act.  It’s because the state already meets most of the new requirements of Obamacare. New York has not had problems with enrollment into its ...

Operation Christmas Child in Chemung County

11.20.13 | Bob Price

Dozens of volunteers are playing the role of Santa’s elves. They spent yesterday packing gifts to send to needy kids all around the world as part of operation Christmas child.  Workers at the Big Flats Wesleyan ...

PA Transportation bill stalls

11.19.13 | Bob Price

The Republican-controlled House has defeated a nearly 2-and-a-half billion dollar transportation package to fix Pennsylvania's crumbling roads and bridges and bolster mass transit. Transportation funding is a top priority for Gov. ...

College-run high schools in Rochester ?

11.19.13 | Bob Price

A plan proposed by the superintendent of the Rochester New York School District would cede control of struggling city schools to area colleges. It’s never been done before in NY ....a college take-over of public high schools.  ...

PA medical marijuana bill moves forward

11.19.13 | Bob Price

A Medical Marijuana Bill is gaining steam in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 1182, or the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act, would legalize the use of medical marijuana by patients, including children, as prescribed by attending physicians. ...

Libous wants to freeze psyche center closings

11.19.13 | Bob Price

New York State Senator Tom Libous has introduced legislation to suspend the planned closures of the Greater Binghamton Health Center, the Elmira Psychiatric Center and the Broome Developmental Center. The Freeze Unsafe Closures Now Act will be ...

PA's marriage law faces a trial next year

11.18.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's ban on homosexual marriage is fair game for a federal court challenge. A judge’s ruling week sets the stage for a landmark trial that could come early next year. U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III repudiated ...

Heating assistance grants available in NY

11.18.13 | Bob Price

New York home-owners can begin applying for heating assistance today. The state’s home energy assistance program provides up to 650 dollars for eligible households to help pay for heating costs during the winter season.  Last ...

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