List by Author: Bob Price

Erie County, NY Uses Facebook to Catch Bad Parents

03.19.14 | Bob Price

Erie County Child Protective Services has put in a new policy allowing investigators to access social media like Facebook and Twitter. The social-media policy, believed to be one of the first instituted by a child protective agency in New York ...

College Basketball is Back in Buffalo!

03.17.14 | Bob Price

It’s been 4 years, but the March Madness College Basketball tournament is back in Buffalo. The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is one of the nation’s biggest sporting events and it leaps into the Queen City this ...

Irish Eyes Are Smilin’ in Wilkes-Barre

03.17.14 | Bob Price

The freezing weather didn’t keep people away from the annual Saint Patrick’s parade in Wilkes-Barre, Sunday. The bagpipers played through the Diamond City. Lots of people lined South Main Street to watch all the groups in the parade. ...

Police chase ends at State Police Barracks in Painted Post

03.17.14 | Bob Price

A police chase that started in Pennsylvania and continued into New York came to an end Sunday in a state police barracks parking lot.  42 year-old Dwayne Hatter of Painted Post wouldn't stop for police in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, and he led ...

Southern Tier College prepares students for "Casino" Careers

03.17.14 | Bob Price

Broome Community College in Binghamton is preparing students for careers in the casino industry.  A $300,000  mock casino is the setting for SUNY Broome’s new casino management program, which recently received approval by ...

Gosnell Clinic Worker Sentenced in Philadelphia

03.14.14 | Bob Price

One of Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s medical assistants has been sentenced to 5 to 10 years in prison for her role in the death of an abortion patient. 54 year-old Sherry West sobbed with her head down on the defense table, after a ...

N.Y. Education Officials Stand Behind Teacher Exam

03.14.14 | Bob Price

The state Education Department says it will support a new portfolio-style exam for prospective teachers, despite pleas from labor unions and some college faculty members to delay the requirement. Student teachers and United University Professions, ...

Hanger Exits PA Governor's Race

03.14.14 | Bob Price

John Hanger is dropping out of the Democratic nomination race for Pennsylvania governor. His political director, Roger Cohen, confirmed Thursday that Hanger will announce his exit from the race at a Capitol news conference. Hanger, who became the ...

Cuomo Says It's Time For Serious Budget Talks

03.14.14 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says its time for real state budget discussions to begin. The new 2014-2015 fiscal year budget is due April first. Cuomo says the main budget issue is whether lawmakers have the will to attack waste and duplication of ...

Senator Gillibrand Pushes for Affordable Child Care

03.13.14 | Bob Price

New York State is ranked the second least-affordable state for full-time infant day care.Senator Gillibrand is pushing for legislation to make it affordable for working families. Typically in the Southern Tier parents spend eight thousand dollars ...

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