List by Author: Bob Price

Police: Man was growing 800 pot plants in western New York

08.06.15 | Bob Price

Authorities say a 57-year-old man has been charged in connection with the seizure of 800 marijuana plants found growing in a rural area of western New York. State police say the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force used a National Guard ...

Fallout from child protection law felt in Pa. churches, libraries, fields

08.03.15 | Bob Price

Soon after the Diocese of Greensburg started mandating that volunteers have criminal background checks and child abuse clearances, the number of people donating their time to be cooks, eucharistic ministers, even ushers, started to ...

Bills suspend Aaron Kromer for six games

08.03.15 | Bob Price

Sunday night the Bills announced they've suspended offensive line coach Aaron Kromer for the first six games of the season without pay. On Thursday, Kromer pleaded not guilty to a charge that he punched a boy in the face for using his beach chairs ...

Social service agencies brace for budget stalemate damage

08.03.15 | Bob Price

For the third time in a dozen years, counties and nonprofit agencies that make up Pennsylvania's social services safety net are girding to pay the price of partisan deadlock in Harrisburg. They will borrow, burrow into reserves and perhaps even ...

Ithaca Commons Construction Project Nearly Complete

08.03.15 | Bob Price

A two-year revitalization project on the Ithaca Commons is finally wrapping up.The busy corridor was packed on Saturday afternoon with local shoppers."I think it's a beautiful improvement," says Jerry Cornwell. "It's much better than the lumpy ...

Bills Themed Corn maze

07.31.15 | Bob Price

Stokoe Farms in Scottsville is welcoming back the Buffalo Bills and welcoming new head coach Rex Ryan with a new corn maze design. The design for the 2015 year is a likeness of Rex Ryan, a football and the words 'Go Bills'. "The Buffalo Bills are ...

NY lawmaker per diems rise again

07.31.15 | Bob Price

State lawmakers aren't letting federal prosecutors get in the way of their per diems. Legislators put in for $2.5 million in daily stipends for their trips to Albany this year, a 6 percent increase from the same period last year. The ...

Jail Escapee Considered 'Extremely Dangerous', Manhunt Underway

07.31.15 | Bob Price

A search is underway Friday morning in Pennsylvania for a jail escapee who is now suspected of killing a woman in her home.Authorities are looking for 38-year-old Robert Crissman who is considered extremely dangerous.They said he escaped Thursday ...

Pope's upcoming visit inspires anxiety in Philadelphia

07.31.15 | Bob Price

Pregnant women are calling up the mayor, concerned they won't be able to get to the delivery room. Some businesses say they've been told to close for a three-day weekend. Others are bringing in cots for workers to sleep. Taxi drivers, fearing ...

Pegulas Say They're Not Rushing Toward New Stadium

07.31.15 | Bob Price

Terry and Kim Pegula sat on a panel of local and national sports leaders today at Buffalo Riverworks, where the subject of a new Bills stadium was a hot topic with the crowd. The Pegulas were joined on the panel, which was put together by Buffalo ...

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