List by Author: Bob Price

Police hunt for culprit who beheaded a Christopher Columbus statue downstate

08.30.17 | Bob Price

The two-foot plaster statue was knocked off its pedestal and left lying in two locations in Columbus Memorial Park in Yonkers over the weekend.

Dozens of Red Coss volunteers from NY and PA are on the gulf coast ready to help

08.29.17 | Bob Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

Several local television outlets will be taking part in a "Help for Houston" telethon today. And a church in Syracuse is doing it's part by putting together hygiene kits for flood victims. The Park Central Presbyterian Church is accepting items...

PA Congressman Lou Barletta formally announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate today

08.29.17 | Bob Price

The Luzerne County native gained national notoriety for his "get tough" approach to illegal immigration while mayor of Hazleton. Barletta will challenge Democratic Senator Bob Casey next year.

A NY state Supreme Court judge has ruled against a natural gas compressor station in Broome County

08.29.17 | Bob Price

The judge says the town of Fenton failed to adequately study environmental and traffic issues when it approved the project near the Interstate 81 and 88 interchange in Broome County.

Chautauqua County, NY is suing the pharmacuetical industry over opiods

08.25.17 | Bob Price

Local leaders say drug-makers are downplaying the risks associated with painkiller addiction. Drug addiction specialist Kia Briggs hopes treatment funds can be generated from the suit. The opiod epidemic claimed 21 lives in Chautauqua County...

A congressman from NY calls for harsher penalties for drug dealers

08.25.17 | Bob Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

Republican Congressman Tom Reed says drug dealers deserve the death penalty when their "product" kills. Speaking Thursday in Bath, NY, Reed noted the opioid epidemic has devastated families in the Southern Tier. Congressman Reed says he'll...

A campaign is underway in PA to raise awareness about skimmers

08.25.17 | Bob Price

Banking Secretary Robin Robin Wiessmann says the devices "allow criminals to steal your card data by reading information that is on the card when it is swiped or inserted." The skimming machines are often attached to gas pumps and ATMs. State...

A new ranking lists PA worst in the U.S. for community colleges

08.25.17 | Bob Price

The survey by WalletHub looked at things like college affordability and career outcomes. Pennsylvania has 113 community colleges that serve the education needs of nearly 200,000 students.

NY's governor has signed legislation designed to reduce student obesity

08.25.17 | Bob Price

It allows doctors to check for diabetes during routine school physicals. A third of New York children are obese or overweight. Students in 2nd, 4th, 7th and 10th grades are required by law to undergo a comprehensive health exam at school.  

Pennsylvania's Lt. Gov. living 'high off the hog'

08.24.17 | Bob Price

House Republicans accuse Mike Stack of lavish spending habits, amidst the commonwealth's dire financial straights.  They say his grocery budget is over $30,000. Stack has been under intense scrutiny since he and his wife were accused of...

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