List by Author: Bob Price

A payraise for Pennsylvania politicians kicks in today

12.01.17 | Bob Price

All 253 state lawmakers will take-in an extra $700 to $87,000 a year to boost their annual salary. Next to California, Pennsylvania politicians are the highest paid state lawmakers anywhere in the U.S.

A grocery worker from Big Flats has won the NY State Grocery Bagging Competition

12.01.17 | Bob Price

Sabrina Martone, who works at a Tops supermarket in Big Flats, beat out 13 competitors from across the state for "bragging" rights as the "bagging" champ.  She says "bags had to weigh the same, no glass on-glass, you can't stack...

A NY congressman has received a death threat over the controversial net neutrality

11.30.17 | Bob Price

Republican John Katko of Syracuse received the threat in the form of a voice mail message left at his office in Washington, D.C. last month. The caller, 28 year-old Patrick Angelo threatened to kill Katko and his family if he opposed net...

An historic cemetery in Buffalo, NY has a coyote problem

11.30.17 | Bob Price

It's so bad that some people have actually reported being chased by coyotes while visiting grave-sites. But a plan to euthennize the animals at Forest Lawn Cemetery is not sitting well with animal rights activists. Gina Browning with the SPCA...

NY Congressman Tom Reed supports 'anti-sexual' harassment training for members of Congress and staff

11.29.17 | Bob Price

The Congressman from New York says, "sexual assault and sexual harassment has no place in the workplace, and I think it's only appropriate that we adopt this legislation. Pennsylvania Congressman Tom Marino has introduced legislation that...

A human trafficking ring has been busted-up in four PA counties

11.29.17 | Bob Price

Attorney General Josh Shapiro says two men forced six women into prostitution. The trafficking ring operated for three years in Lancaster, Montgomery, Philadelphia, and York counties.

NYers are 'high' on the idea of legalizing recreational pot to cure state's budget woes

11.28.17 | Bob Price

62% of respondents to an Emerson College survey say they support making marijuana legal for adults in New York. It's worth noting the poll was paid for in part by lobbyists for the marijuana industry. New York is facing a budget deficit of...

Half-a-million hunters took part in PA's opening day of deer rifle season

11.28.17 | Bob Price

Experts say the popularity of the sport has waned steadily in the commonwealth over the past 10-15 years. Still, many schools shut down on the first day of deer season in Pennsylvania. The two-week deer rifle hunt ends Saturday, December 9th in...

A few hardware stores in northeastern PA are being ripped off by the same guy

11.28.17 | Bob Price

Anthony Fazio is wanted in three different counties for writing bad checks. Brian Mushell runs a True Value store in the suburbs of Scranton.  He says the man has "written checks on a closed account." Police say Fazio stole hundreds of...

A plan is in the works to unify Democrats in the New York Senate

11.28.17 | Bob Price

It could be bad news for Republicans if it happens. Four top state Democrats have put forth a plan that calls for reunification of the fractured Senate Democrats. Currently eight break-away Dems have aligned themselves with Republicans to form a...

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