List by Author: Bob Price

Some School Districts Quit Healthier School Lunch Program

08.28.13 | Bob Price

After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that so many students turned up their noses at meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that the cafeterias ...

Some School Districts Quit Healthier School Lunch Program

08.28.13 | Bob Price

After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that so many students turned up their noses at meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that the cafeterias ...

NOAA : Virus likely causing dolphin deaths

08.28.13 | Bob Price

Federal officials say a virus is likely what's causing hundreds of dead bottlenose dolphins to wash ashore along the East Coast. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says 333 dolphins have been stranded between New York and North ...

New Regulations for PA Drilling Proposed

08.28.13 | Bob Price

A state environmental board has given preliminary approval to new regulations covering the oil and gas industry. The Department of Environmental Protection says in a Tuesday release that it's recommending a 60-day public comment period on the new ...

NY Expands Geese Hunts

08.27.13 | Bob Price

State wildlife managers are making changes to the September Canada goose hunting season around New York to trim a goose population that continues to be too high in many areas. State Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens says the ...

PA Health Secretary Urges Kids Get Vaccinated

08.27.13 | Bob Price

As the school year starts across Pennsylvania, the Department of Health is reminding parents of the importance of ensuring their children are up-to-date on immunizations. Health Secretary Michael Wolf says vaccines are among the most successful and ...

PA Moves to Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

08.27.13 | Bob Price

Mental health providers would be prohibited from counseling gay and lesbian youths to change their sexual orientation under a bill being introduced by two Pennsylvania lawmakers. Democratic Representatives  Gerald Mullery and Brian Sims are ...

Honda Contest to Save Local Drive-in Theaters

08.27.13 | Bob Price

Two Western New York drive-in movie theaters are in a national contest to safeguard their future.  Honda is offering a first place prize to pay for their conversion to digital projectors. The high cost of adding the new equipment is a problem ...

Trump Calls NY Attorney General a "Political Hack"

08.26.13 | Bob Price

Donald Trump on Monday defended his Trump University as a booming success for student entrepeneurs and blasted NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who called it a scam.  Schneiderman shot back that Trump is making wild accusations, just ...

Fracking Health Project Stirs Debate

08.26.13 | Bob Price

An environmental project is providing some of the first specific numbers about people who may have been affected by the boom in natural gas drilling. Here's what the Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project has found in Washington County ...

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