List by Author: Bob Price

Today's a big day for the 14-county Finger Lakes region of upstate NY

07.24.17 | Bob Price

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Congressman Tom Reed will be in Watkins Glen today to officially declare the Finger Lakes Region a National Heritage area. It's home to more than 400 historic sites, 100 wineries, 300 bed and breakfast...

Plans are in the works for a natural gas-fired electric power station in Renovo, PA

07.21.17 | Bob Price

The $800 million dollar plant is being constructed at a former railroad yard in the borough and should open some time in 2018.

Today's the deadline to apply for free college in New York

07.21.17 | Bob Price

Already, 75,000 families have signed up for the savings. This is for SUNY students who come from households making less than $100,000 a year. Already, SUNY has seen a six percent uptick in enrollment for the fall semester after five straight...

PennDOT is planning a major highway construction project in the Northern Tier

07.21.17 | Bob Price

It's going to impact a nine-mile stretch of both the north and sound bound lanes of Intersate-81 in Susquehanna County. Concerned citizens showed up at a special meeting last night in Great Bend to learn how the road repair project will impact...

Two tornadoes blew through the Buffalo area yesterday

07.21.17 | Bob Price

100 mph winds pummeled the Erie County fairgrounds in Hamburg. A second twister touched down in the town of Holland. Hundreds of cars were damaged, roofs destroyed, and power was cut to about 25,000 people. Governor Cuomo took a tour of the...

Cop cars are changing color in Pennsylvania

07.20.17 | Bob Price

The state police are phasing-in a new fleet of vehicles featuring gray instead of white cop cruisers. State Trooper Mark Keyes says from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia and everywhere in between, police sedans and SUVs are making the switch from...

A hiring boom is about to happen in the city of Buffalo

07.20.17 | Bob Price

Japanese electronics giant, Panasonic, needs 300 to work at a new plant in the Queen City. Panasonic will host a job fair July 26th at the Buffalo Employment and Training Center. The company is looking to fill posts in manufacturing...

An 87-year-old Tioga County, PA man is dead following a freak accident

07.20.17 | Bob Price

George Ackley drowned after his motorized scooter rolled down an embankment at his home in Westfield. Ackley became trapped in a ditch that was flooded from recent storms.

Enrollment at New York's 64 SUNY schools is up 6% on average from last year

07.20.17 | Bob Price

Officials credit the Excelsior Scholarship program which offers free college to most students. Some private schools, however, are seeing a noticeable dip in enrollment Bill Cheetham, the admissions chief at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, says...

Health officials have confirmed a second case of a rare tick-borne virus in NY

07.19.17 | Bob Price

This is the same virus that killed a 74-year-old Albany area man earlier this year. The Powassan virus was last detected 20 years ago. It's spread mostly by deer ticks.

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