List by Author: Bob Price

State Working to Cut Down Roadside Snow Piles

02.18.15 | Bob Price

Everybody knows that snow and ice can make roads dangerous, but many Western New York drivers have a new concern. Big snow piles have caused a driving hazard at nearly every corner in the area, and with the weather providing no thaw in the ...

Congressional Democrats seek to step up fracking oversight

02.18.15 | Bob Price

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of ...

Court sets rules for release of home addresses in Pennsylvania

02.18.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania government agencies may not release people's home addresses under the Right-to-Know Law without making them aware their addresses have been requested and giving them a chance to fight it, a state court ruled Tuesday. A divided ...

Toy museum announces hall of fame for video games

02.18.15 | Bob Price

The museum that houses the National Toy Hall of Fame announced Tuesday the creation of the World Video Game Hall of Fame to recognize the impact games like "Pong" and "Grand Theft Auto" have on culture and society. "Electronic games have changed ...

New York chief judge proposes major grand jury reforms

02.18.15 | Bob Price

Major grand jury reforms proposed Tuesday by New York's chief judge include releasing records of closed-door proceedings when nobody is charged and direct judicial oversight when police are investigated for killings or serious assaults. Chief ...

Furniture Shop to Close After 109 Years

02.17.15 | Bob Price

Abdo’s Furniture Outlet in Port Carbon survived the Great Depression, World War II and flooding. After 109 years, the family-owned business is saying good-bye. Richard Abdo grew up in Schuylkill County and in the furniture ...

Farmers work to keep livestock warm

02.17.15 | Bob Price

The main water supply for the cows at Colby Homstead Farms in Spencerport sits in what looks like an overflowing fountain of ice. It’s an indication of how cold it’s been this winter. Sarah Colby said having water is critical for the ...

2 injured after setting off fire with torch to thaw pipe

02.17.15 | Bob Price

Authorities say two people are hospitalized after they started a fire using a torch to thaw out a frozen water pipe in their Long Island home. A fire department spokesman says a 75-year-old male resident suffered second-degree burns to his hand. A ...

Reliving The 'Miracle on Ice'

02.17.15 | Bob Price

For the first time since they left Lake Placid with their Olympic gold medals, all 19 surviving members of the 1980 USA Hockey Team are returning to relive their "Miracle on Ice" moment. Groups of players have gathered in Lake Placid or other ...

Should February break continue ?

02.16.15 | Bob Price

Welcome to February Break. What started as a temporary fix to save energy costs in the 1970s is still in effect more than 40 years later. But some school leaders say the week off from school should be eliminated. Rochester School Superintendent ...

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