List by Author: Bob Price

Binghamton scrambles to find places to put the snow

03.17.17 | Bob Price

The region is recovering from a three-foot snow storm.  Mountains of snow, 20 feet high, are piling up in parking lots. Broome County officials says the snow mounds are hampering visibility for motorists.    National Guard...

PA's iconic Zippo lighter factory in Bradford is laying off nearly 40 workers

03.16.17 | Bob Price

It blames the layoffs on a glut of inventory in China. Zippo employs about 500 people in the city of Bradford.

March Madness Basketball bounces into Buffalo tomorrow

03.15.17 | Bob Price

Eight teams will be competing over two days in the Queen City, including the tournament's overall top seed, Villanova. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown says, "it will be a slam dunk."The games are expected to bring in $8 million in revenue to the city...

The inmate escapee from NY is back in custody after bolting from authorities last week

03.15.17 | Bob Price

The escapee from western New York fled with his handcuffs still on following a court appearance a week ago. Jacob Raynor was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon at his home in Sinclairville. He was hiding in a crawl space under his floor.

A travel ban remains in effect for a number of upstate NY counties

03.15.17 | Bob Price

There are 30 inches of snow on the ground in the city of Binghamton, the most ever for that city in a 24 hour period.Governor Cuomo has activated the National Guard to assist the Triple Cities.Broome County Executive Jason Garnar says the county...

Clarification: PA is not under a 'state of emergency'

03.14.17 | Bob Price

The commonwealth of Pennsylvania is not under a state of emergency.  Rather, Gov. Wolf declared and signed a signed a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency in anticipation of today's significant winter snowstorm.  Included in that: reduced...

A PA fire chief is telling people today to get rid of their hover-boards

03.14.17 | Bob Price

Harrisburg Chief Brian Enterline says one of those toys caused the fire that killed a three-year-old girl over the weekend.   Neighbors in that Harrisburg neighborhood still can't believe it.The Consumer Product Safety Commission says this...

A new bathroom bill has been proposed in the New York State Assembly

03.14.17 | Bob Price

It would require single-occupant restrooms be gender-neutral. The sponsor, Democrat Daniel O'Donnell, the brother of entertainer Rosie O'Donnell says it will protect the transgendered from discrimination. Pro-family groups call it an...

Penn State students are reacting today to the guilty pleas by two players in the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal

03.14.17 | Bob Price

Most students are ready to move forward.On Monday, Penn State's former vice president and athletic director both pleaded guilty to child endangerment charges.          Former Penn State President...

Snow-plow operators are 'busy as beavers' keeping the streets and roads clear

03.14.17 | Bob Price

Even with the amount of snow we're getting, many utility officials are not anticipating the sort of power outages that we saw last week from the wind-storm. But that's not the case in northeastern Pennsylvania which is under a blizzard...

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