List by Author: Bob Price

Binghamton-area robbery streak jumps to 9

10.20.17 | Bob Price

For the second time this week, a robbery has been linked to a person of interest also being sought in seven other heists.  Police have named Darnell Watson as a person of interest in eight Binghamton robberies and Thursday's robbery...

Troy Police investigating threat of violence against high school

10.19.17 | Bob Price

A police SUV sitting outside the Troy Senior High School is not something parents and students in Bradford County usually see. Both Troy police and state police were at the school Wednesday because of a threat against the high school. “We...

Report criticizes Cuomo's economic development

10.19.17 | Bob Price

Governor Andrew Cuomo is fond of claiming Upstate New York, and particularly Western New York, has experienced a record rebound in terms of its economic health under his watch. But a new report joins a litany of others, which question the wisdom...

Medical marijuana czar: State ‘on track’ to get drug to patients early next year

10.19.17 | Bob Price

The man in charge of the state’s medical marijuana program is reiterating that patients will start receiving the drug early next year. Speaking at an educational summit last week, John Collins, director of Pennsylvania’s Office of...

Lawsuit filed over NY teacher certifications

10.19.17 | Bob Price

The State demands that manicurists receive 250 hours of instruction, but a decision made last week by the SUNY charter schools committee would allow a teacher to be certified under far fewer hours. “There is an emergency shortage of...

The top Democrat in the NY state assembly is speaking out against a proposed constitutional convention

10.18.17 | Bob Price

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says he wants to protect the document from special interests.  He also opposes a special session of the state legislature in December. Governor Cuomo has called for one to address what he calls a statewide...

Claudia Tenney hosted a forum on the opiod and heroin epidemic last night at Binghamton University

10.18.17 | Bob Price

The Congresswoman says the opiod epidemic "affects almost all families in one form or another." The forum brought together medical, political, law enforcement, and community leaders. Since the year 2000, 500,000 Americans have died from opiod...

VP Mike Pence paid tribute to a fallen Buffalo police officer during a visit yesterday

10.18.17 | Bob Price

The vice president prayed for the officer's family. 34 Year-old Craig Lehner was a nine-year veteran of the Buffalo police force. He drowned in the Niagara River during a training exercise last Friday. Police recovered his body yesterday after...

Pressure mounts for Trump to take a closer look at his drug czar nominee

10.17.17 | Bob Price

The extra heat comes after a Washington Post / "60 Minutes" investigation into opiod abuse. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer says "confirming Rep. Marino as our nation's drig scar is like putting a wold in charge of the hen...

VP Mike Pence will be pitching the Trump tax reform plan while in Buffalo today

10.17.17 | Bob Price

It calls for elimination of a state and local tax deduction in order to pay for tax cuts. The vice president will also be meeting with small business owners and attending a fundraiser for western New York Congressman Chris Collins,  the...

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