List by Author: Bob Price

Elevated lead found in Lackwanna schools water

10.21.16 | Bob Price

Water quality tests have detected elevated levels of lead in multiple sources across the Lackawanna City School District, prompting the district to temporarily turn off certain faucets and drinking fountains. That's according to a letter sent to ...

LAST STAND? New York GOP faces ‘pivotal election’

10.21.16 | Bob Price

New York hasn’t elected a Republican presidential candidate since 1984 and hasn’t picked a Republican for a statewide seat since 2002. The party’s last bastion of power is the state Senate, and it holds a one-seat majority ...

Legislation is on the move in Pennsylvania would permit the state's municipal police to use radar to catch speeders

10.20.16 | Bob Price

Randy Lawrence, a cop from Butler County, says radar will help save lives.Most people we spoke to say they're unaware that only the state police are allowed to use radar in Pennsylvania.Pennsylvania is the only state in the nation that does not let ...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's favorability rating remains relatively good despite corruption scandals against several of his top aids

10.20.16 | Bob Price

So far, prosecutors have not been able to link the corruption directly to the governor. The latest Siena College poll shows 56% of New Yorkers like the job the governor is doing. That figure is basically, unchanged from a month ...

Students enrolled at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities are reacting to the teachers' strike

10.20.16 | Bob Price

The strike is now two days old and shows no sign of letting up.           One students says she's concerned that graduation dates may be impacted.  Others are concerned about how long the strike ...

New voter guides are out in New York and Pennsylvania

10.20.16 | Bob Price

If you live in New York, Christian lobbyist Jason McGuire says the website offers presidential and U.S. Senate voter guides.  That website is newyorkfamilies.org.In Pennsylvania, a comprehensive voter guide is available at pa...

Faculty and coaches at the 14 state-owned universities in Pennsylvania are officially on strike

10.19.16 | Bob Price

It started at 5 o'clock this morning and it is a major inconvenience for all involved.         The job action affects some 100,000 students and 5,500 professors. Ken Mash represents the union workers.  ...

Restaurant raids in western New York

10.19.16 | Bob Price

25 illegal immigrants have been taken into custody at four Mexican restaurants throughout the Buffalo area.The U.S. Attorney's office says the workers were being paid under the table and their bosses were not paying taxes.The illegal immigrants ...

The Pennsylvania House has approved legislation to punish communities that declare themselves sanctuary cities

10.19.16 | Bob Price

These are communities that provide safe haven to illegal immigrants Republican Daryl Metcalfe said Pennsylvanians want their interests protected over the interests of foreign nationals that are here illegally.

A water main break in Endicott, NY has affected service in much of the village

10.19.16 | Bob Price

The break has forced the cancellation of school today in the Union-Endicott School District. All residents of Endicott are under a boil water advisory until further notice.   A 24-inch water main ruptured last night, which cut water to the ...

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