List by Author: Bob Price

2013 shaping up as a good year for grapes

10.07.13 | Bob Price

Cornell Cooperative Extension agents throughout New York are reporting that 2013 could end up being a very good year for New York grapes and wine if favorable weather patterns continue. In a weekly newsletter, Extension agent Alice Wise said Long ...

Deadline to register in PA

10.07.13 | Bob Price

Today is the deadline for Pennsylvanians to register to vote in the November 5th election. Most of the balloting focuses on the election of judges, school board members and municipal officials across the state who make decisions about important ...

Rochester Prof in running for Nobel Prize

10.07.13 | Bob Price

A University of Rochester physics professor will be sleeping with his cell phone by his bedside tonight. It's because he will find out sometime overnight-- whether or not he has won the Nobel Prize for physics. Carl Hagen is one of 5 living ...

PA gay marriage bill

10.04.13 | Bob Price

Two Pennsylvania state lawmakers have introduced legislation to allow homosexual marriage in the Keystone State. Democrats Brian Sims and Steve McCarter argue it's time to grant equal status to gays and lesbians.  They say ...

Supreme Court opens for business Monday

10.04.13 | Bob Price

Workplace disputes and the reach of Obama-Care highlight the docket of cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this fall. The 9 most powerful judges in the country start another nine-month term on Monday.  In one case, the court ...

NY officials monitor health insurance site

10.04.13 | Bob Price

  New York State Officials are investigating why their new health insurance marketplace website is getting much more traffic than expected.  The site struggled under the surge of nearly 30-million hits in two days. This despite the ...

Plan to keep the Grand Canyon open rejected

10.04.13 | Bob Price

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has a plan to keep the Grand Canyon open during the government shutdown but the federal government is refusing to go along.  Brewer wants the state's signature national park re-opened and has even offered ...

More glitches on insurance websites in NY and PA

10.03.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvanians and New Yorkers are encountering more problems on a federal website for the medically, uninsured.  These online marketplace exchanges in 36 states provide health insurance coverage under Obamacare. In Pennsylvania, the site had ...

Sandusky loses bid for new trial

10.03.13 | Bob Price

Convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky’s request for a retrial has been shot down by the Pennsylvania Superior Court. The 3-judge panel issued a 19-page opinion Wednesday that held up Sandusky’s 30-to-60-year sentence and rejected the ...

Cuomo taps political rival to lead tax relief commission

10.03.13 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has enlisted one of his predecessors to look for ways to cut taxes for businesses and middle class New Yorkers.  Cuomo, a Democrat, has gone to former Gov. George Pataki, a Republican, partly to keep politics out ...

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