List by Author: Bob Price

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 to ...

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 ...

Cuomo orders two hate crime investigations

11.14.16 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the start of multi-agency investigations into two alleged hate crimes Saturday, first in Wellsville and then at SUNY Geneseo.  A resident reported the incident at SUNY Geneseo Friday, which included a ...

Police in Jamestown, NY are still looking for the man accused of killing his estranged wife

11.11.16 | Bob Price

Authorities say the ex-wife of 36 year-old Keith Robbins asked for an order of protection against him, just a month ago.  She was killed inside her car in a church parking lot Thursday morning. The victim, 36 year-old Shari Robbins was a ...

Pennsylvania has launched a new website for veterans

11.11.16 | Bob Price

The Network of Care centralizes services and benefits available to vets.          Governor Tom Wolf says the network ensures that vets have access to the support they need.The Network of Care includes ...

Demolition has begun at a former steel mill site near Buffalo

11.11.16 | Bob Price

A massive fire has sent thick, black smoke into the sky. Crews began tearing down the former Bethlehem Steel site last nigh after a blaze broke out on Wednesday morning. 300 homes downwind of the fire in Lackawanna had to be evacuated, due to air ...

This year's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is beginning its journey from Upstate NY

11.10.16 | Bob Price

The 94-foot Norway spruce in Oneonta was cut down this morning. The tree is due to arrive Saturday in Manhattan, about 140 miles away. It will be decorated with 50-thousand lights which will be switched on during a live television broadcast ...

Elmira, NY Mayor Dan Mandell will balance bar-bells this weekend

11.10.16 | Bob Price

The 1st-term Republican will be competing on Saturday at the National Power lifting Championship in New Jersey. Mandell is the reigning champion in his age group in power-lifting, which tests strength in squats, bench-pressing and dead-lifts.This ...

16 counties in south-central PA are getting a new area code

11.10.16 | Bob Price

Numbers already being used in the 717 area code won't be affected. The region has been designated for the 223 area code once there are no 717 numbers left.  That should happen before the end of next year.  

A massive fire at the former Bethleham Steel site near Buffalo is now contained

11.10.16 | Bob Price

 Erie County Health Commissioner Gayle Burnstein says the air quality is o.k.Firefighters spent all day yesterday and last night dousing the inferno which sent plumes of thick, black smoke miles into the atmosphere.That building spanned six ...

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