List by Author: Bob Price

NY Boy Scouts hire gay Eagle Scout despite national policy

04.03.15 | Bob Price

The Boy Scouts' New York chapter said Thursday that it has hired the nation's first openly gay Eagle Scout as a summer camp leader, a direct and public challenge to the national scouting organization's ban on openly gay adult members. The Boy ...

11 Looking for New Homes After Flames Gut Apartment House

04.02.15 | Bob Price

Nearly a dozen people need new homes after flames hit an apartment house early Thursday morning in Moosic. The apartment house on Corey Street was gutted leaving only a charred shell of remains behind. Authorities ...

Montgomery County DA Ferman to review grand jury report on AG Kane

04.02.15 | Bob Price

Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman is under political pressure as she decides whether to charge Attorney General Kathleen Kane with crimes recommended by a statewide grand jury, and the “public wants accountability as ...

NY issues regulations for medical marijuana program in works

04.02.15 | Bob Price

Cancer, AIDS, Lou Gehrig's disease, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis are among the conditions for which New Yorkers can apply for the statewide medical marijuana program expected to start next year. Also included in the final regulations ...

Cuomo: Education reforms are transformative, pro-teacher

04.02.15 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday touted the contentious educational reforms he fought to include in the state budget as transformative and said that when combined with a big school funding increase, they make this budget the "most pro-teacher" ...

Interstate 80 Back Open After Crashes

04.01.15 | Bob Price

About 34 miles of Interstate 80 in both directions were closed for most of the afternoon Tuesday because of several crashes. The highway was closed in both directions between the Milton exit (Exit 212B) in Northumberland County and the Lock Haven ...

Trout Fishing Season Opens in N.Y. Wednesday

04.01.15 | Bob Price

Local streams are set to be packed with anglers Wednesday for the opening of the 2015 trout fishing season in New York State.Over the last few weeks, The Department of Environmental Conservation has been stocking streams with rainbow, brook and ...

PA Supreme Court rejects AG Kane's bid to end criminal probe

04.01.15 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected state Attorney General Kathleen Kane's challenge to a grand jury's recommendation that she face criminal charges. In a 4-1 decision, the court said judges have full legal authority to appoint ...

State Budget Passes; Misses Midnight Deadline

04.01.15 | Bob Price

Snapping a streak of four straight on-time budgets, lawmakers in Albany went into overtime before eventually passing the 2015-2016 state spending plan. There was some rhetorical dodging, with Assembly Speaker Heastie saying they were still ...

NY in settlement with college group on sports eligibility

03.31.15 | Bob Price

New York's attorney general announced a settlement Monday with the National Junior College Athletic Association to eliminate a rule nationally that limited sports eligibility mostly to students who attended at least three years of high school in ...

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