List by Author: Bob Price

4-year-old boy shoots self while playing with gun, survives

07.27.16 | Bob Price

Authorities say a 4-year-old western New York boy is recovering from a gunshot wound suffered when the firearm he was playing with discharged. Police in Dunkirk say they were called late Monday night to a home for a report of a person with a ...

Rendell: Pennsylvania in play for Trump

07.27.16 | Bob Price

Former Gov. Ed Rendell on Tuesday declared Pennsylvania "in play" for president, two days before his friend Hillary Clinton is slated to accept the Democratic nomination in Philadelphia. The reason? Republican nominee Donald Trump's rhetoric is ...

NY state fair promises larger midway, more rides

07.27.16 | Bob Price

New York officials say the state fair will have the largest midway in its history, covering 15 acres with at least 70 rides. Operated by the Department of Agriculture and Markets, the 2016 fair is scheduled Aug. 25 to Sept. 5 at the fairgrounds ...

Powerful Hail Storm Brings Down Trees, Damages Homes in Bradford County

07.26.16 | Bob Price

It was raining all day in the Twin Tiers, but some regions got a lot more than just rain. Large hail came down in Pennsylvania, leaving several neighborhoods a mess.  "They were hitting my house, they broke the windshield on my car," Towanda ...

New law lets NY minors wear pink to hunt

07.26.16 | Bob Price

Minors in New York are now allowed to wear fluorescent pink while hunting. Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed a new law allowing young hunters to wear the color rather than the traditional orange. Under previous state law, 14- and 15-year-old ...

State's public pensions to get scrutiny in audit

07.26.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's fiscal watchdog will audit the management of $78 billion in assets by the state's two big public employee retirement systems amid a federal investigation into fees paid to outside firms that invest billions of taxpayer dollars. The ...

Groups seek to help veteran held as motel hostage for years

07.26.16 | Bob Price

Veterans' organizations have reached out to help a Korean War-era veteran who authorities say was held hostage in a motel room for four years by a man who stole his benefit checks. Groups in New York, Ohio and Virginia have offered assistance to ...

Trump to speak in Scranton

07.25.16 | Bob Price

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is scheduled to campaign Wednesday in Scranton as the Democratic nominating convention unfolds in Philadelphia, multiple party sources said. Trump, 70, will campaign at an unspecified time in the ...

Career in teaching? College students turning away in droves

07.25.16 | Bob Price

Danielle Arnold-Schwartz, a teacher in the Lower Merion School District, considers education her calling. Yet, when her 16-year-old daughter began mulling the same career path, she advised her to choose a second major, just in case. The ...

New York task force to address drug-resistant bacteria

07.25.16 | Bob Price

State health officials have established a task force to examine drug-resistant bacteria and efforts to protect New Yorkers. A novel drug-resistant gene was recently found in two cases of bacterial infection, including one in New York. State ...

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