List by Author: Bob Price

Ithaca, NY's heroin "safe haven" idea got a full endorsement from the former president of Switzerland

11.18.16 | Bob Price

Ruth Dreifuss was in Tompkins County to publicly support the controversial idea of supervised injection facilities. Ithaca Mayor Savante Myrick says the program's been used with great success in Canada. But not everyone's on board with the...

More than a million homes throughout the northeast are now getting their power from natural gas supplied by Pennsylvania

11.17.16 | Bob Price

A processing plant near Williamsport has just gone online. It's just second in the Keystone State that converts gas from Marcellus Shale drilling into home-heating fuel. Lycoming County state Representative Garth Everett hopes more of these...

Cuomo is banning campaign contributions from companies that bid for state contracts

11.17.16 | Bob Price

It's all part of a new ethics reform proposal that includes the creation of new watchdog position to oversee the Executive Branch and the state's SUNY system. The anti-corruption probe comes after 10 senior officials, including the ex-president...

A school district near Buffalo is thinking of changing Columbus Day to "Indigenous Peoples Day"

11.16.16 | Bob Price

The Williamsville School Board met last night to talk about the move due to modern views on Christopher Columbus and his actions toward Native Americans. But many in attendance argued the famous explorer should not be sacrificed on the altar of...

Governor Cuomo was in Johnson City Tuesday to talk about plans to upgrade Binghamton University

11.16.16 | Bob Price

A brand new $100 million project will house the new BU School of Nursing, and it "takes shape" in an historic building in the city.Gloria Meredith, the dean of the new BU School of Pharmacy, says seeing the building going up "makes it feel...

A western PA school district has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by three transgender students

11.16.16 | Bob Price

They're challenging the district's bathroom policy. The Pine-Richland" School District argues that the U.S. Constitution offers no "special" protections for transgendered individuals.

Significant snow is headed our way late Sunday into Monday

11.16.16 | Bob Price

The jury's still out on who gets what and where. The Northern Tier of Pennsylvania--places like Coudersport, Smethport, and Warren look to bare the brunt of the storm. Local emergency officials say "now" would be a good time to make sure your...

Man Shot by Police After Attacking Officers with Ax, Bat: Troopers

11.14.16 | Bob Price

State police say a man was shot by police after he attacked them inside his home in Columbia County. Troopers said Johnathan M. Young, 38, locked himself inside his home on Lackawanna Avenue in Scott Township near Bloomsburg just before 2 p.m...

Odor still lingers in Lackawanna, air quality deemed safe

11.14.16 | Bob Price

A skeleton structure is what’s left of the Bethlehem Steel plant, surrounded by burnt rubble and charred belongings. The smell of the fire still lingers in the neighborhoods and into people’s homes. “I think people are going...

Election results might shake up leadership in Pa. legislature

11.14.16 | Bob Price

State lawmakers return to Harrisburg this week for closed-door caucus leadership elections, and the results might shake up who leads legislative Democrats for the next two years. Republicans, who expanded their ranks in last week's general...

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