List by Author: Bob Price

School districts across NY are reporting an uptick in students taking the English exams this week

03.29.17 | Bob Price

Education activist Cal Korn says the Common Core aligned tests "can be very useful in helping us to program better for our students."      Korn thinks the state's decision to untether test results from teacher evaluations...

A western NY man has admitted to distributing what some have called 'racist' fliers in the Lewiston area

03.28.17 | Bob Price

Horace Scott Lacy says he distributed the "White Lives Matter" fliers in Lewiston to educate people about crime and illegal immigration.He claims his right to free speech, to disseminate literature has been turned into a national outcry by...

New York lawmakers have 'til midnight Friday to reach a deal on the $152 billion spending plan

03.28.17 | Bob Price

In the waning days of the budget talks, it appears that ethics reform is falling off the negotiating table.Government watchdog Blair Horner says it seems as though some lawmakers "want to do something that seems like a lot, but doesn't do a...

Nearly 10,000 people were without power yesterday in central Pennsylvania

03.28.17 | Bob Price

For almost 12 hours Monday people in Northumberland and Union counties were without power. The outages impacted schools and businesses in the Lewisburg area. One Milton man said electrical issue was a major inconvenience, especially for folks...

A Rochester couple has been arrested after their three children were found left alone in a shopping mall

03.27.17 | Bob Price

The sheriff says the couple brought their eight-year-old, six-year-old and one-month-old to the mall and left them unsupervised on a bench while they went to work in the mall.

A new pregnancy resource center is open for business in Corning, NY

03.27.17 | Bob Price

The Pregnancy Resource Center of the Valleys will operate a clinic at the Nasser Civic Center. Executive Director Marcia Hall says it's open to offer women facing unplanned pregnancies hope for their situation.The center is open Monday thru...

Pennsylvania's unemployment rate is at a seven-year low

03.27.17 | Bob Price

The 5% clip is slightly above the national average. Over the past year, employers in Pennsylvania have added 74,000 workers to their payrolls.

Students across NY will take common core alligned state tests this week

03.27.17 | Bob Price

The exams are given each spring to 3rd thru 8th grade students. This week, schools will be gauging competency in English/Language Arts. The math exams will be held in May.   Last year, a quarter million students opted out of the tests.

Jury deliberations continue today in the trial of a former Penn State University president

03.24.17 | Bob Price

Graham Spanier is accused of child endangerment and conspiracy in connection to the Jerry Sandusy scandal. Spanier's attorneys declined to call any witnesses in his defense.

'Raise the Age' legislation in NY is being slammed by police and prosecutors

03.24.17 | Bob Price

State lawmakers say juvenile offenders don't belong in prison; they belong in treatment facilities. Both law enforcement officials say the reforms are ill-conceived.New York and North Carolina are the only states where 16 and 17-year-olds can be...

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