List by Author: Bob Price

New York state's top Republican is in rehab for alcoholism

08.07.17 | Bob Price

Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan says alcohol become a crutch for him to cope with the pressures of politics. The 56-year-old says he sought treatment to ensure his dependency does not affect his family and his ability to do his job.

A proposed solar farm in Owego, NY is causing concern

08.04.17 | Bob Price

The 22-acre project would impact more than 800 home-owners. Many say if the solar panels go up, their property values will go down. The proposed solar project could power up to 300 homes in Owego.

A central NY community is in mourning after the murder of an 11-year-old girl

08.03.17 | Bob Price

Jacquelyn O'Connor of Morris was killed in a home over the weekend. 36-year-old James Brower of Norwich was arraigned this morning on 1st degree murder charges. O'Connor's Fifth grade teacher, Susan Kleinschmidt says the "beautiful, vivacious...

An entire PA town has been evacuated following a massive train derailment

08.03.17 | Bob Price

There's no word on how long the residents of the town of Hyndman will be out of their homes.  It's a town of about a thousand people southeast of Pittsburgh. The CSX train was hauling hazardous materials when it jumped the tracks.  At...

An embattled Rochester city court judge is finding herself on the wrong side of the law again

08.03.17 | Bob Price

Rogue jurist Leticia Astacio is accused of violating her probation not once, but three times since being released from jail last month for drunk driving. Rochester residents say they're outraged by the judge's actions. Astacio is due in court...

A PA politician is proposing a new law to require cell phone talks while driving be 'hands-free'

08.03.17 | Bob Price

Representative Rosemary Brown says fines and penalties are the only way to deter distracted driving. House Bill 1684 would prohibit anyone 18 and older from talking on the phone while driving, unless they use hands-free accessories. Drivers...

Pollution is wreaking havoc on nearly a quarter of PA's waterways

07.26.17 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania is home to more than 86,000 miles of streams and rivers, and more than 160,000 acres of lakes. In a new report submitted to the federal government, the state's department of environmental protection says nearly 20,000 miles of...

A patient and two workers were hurt last night after a fire broke out at Williamsport Regional Medical Center

07.26.17 | Bob Price

Flames were reported in a patient room on the sixth floor. The patient had to be flown to a hospital in the Lehigh Valley to be treated for burns. Officials have not said what caused the fire.

A farmer from Bradford County, PA was killed by a bull yesterday

07.26.17 | Bob Price

In Granville Summit on Tuesday, 54-year-old Henry Saxton was gored by the animal after it pinned him between a steel gate and wooden beam. The bull hit the farmer from behind.

A couple of U.S. politicians were in Watkins Glen Monday to try and make the Finger Lakes Region a national tourist destination

07.25.17 | Bob Price

Republican Congressman Tom Teed and Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand say the finger lakes should be a National Heritage area. Cindy Kimble , president of the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance, says the impact on tourism will be a boost the the...

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